Wednesday, February 21, 2018




Volunteers wanted

Feb. 3, 2018 at 10 p.m.


D.O.R.S. Community Services Youth Transition Center serves young people who are homeless and at risk. D.O.R.S. needs an office volunteer on Tuesday and Wednesday to answer phones and accompany D.O.R.S. staff while transporting participants to appointments. For information, call (903) 803-0100.

Partners in Prevention needs adults who are willing to serve as mentors for boys and girls in first grade through high school. Mentors meet weekly with their students. For information, call (903) 237-1015.

Longview Interfaith Hospitality Network is a shelter for families with children. Volunteers are needed in a variety of positions. For information, call (903) 234-8343.

Windridge Therapeutic Equestrian Center, 593 Windridge Road, Gilmer, is a nonprofit organization that teaches people with disabilities through equine-assisted activities and therapies. The organization needs volunteers 14 or older to prepare horses for classes, assist instructors in class and help with horse care and facility maintenance. For information, call (903) 797-2414 or email debbie@windridgetexas.org.

Longview World of Wonders Hands-On Discovery Center seeks office workers, receptionists, greeters, tour guides, program assistants and volunteers to help with exhibit care, building repair, gift shop sales, school visits, educational camps and special events. For information, call (903) 212-4969 or email info@longviewwow.org.

Longview Community Ministries needs volunteers daily for the Family Service Center and the Food Box. The Food Box needs volunteers to help pack boxes and hand them out. Volunteers work from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. one day a week, Mondays through Fridays. For information, call Assistant Director Cara Skinner at (903) 753-3561, ext. 205.

Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler St., needs volunteers. For information, call (903) 753-8103.

The Martin House Children's Advocacy Center is a nonprofit organization that provides a collaborative multidisciplinary response to the investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse. Volunteers are needed to work with children at the center and help with fundraisers and special events. For information, call (903) 807-0189 or email Kimberly@themartinhousecac.org.

Nonprofit pet rescue organizations need volunteers to foster animals. Volunteers are trained, and most expenses are covered. Fostering can last from a few weeks to a few months. Pets participate in weekly adoption events. The organizations are Furr Ever Pets Rescue, Partnership for Pets of East Texas, Regard4Life Animal Rescue, LOYL Animal Rescue and Texas Star Rescue. For information, email info@LongviewPetsRescue.org or visit LongviewPetsRescue.org.

Hannah House Maternity Home is a nonprofit organization between Longview and Gilmer that houses pregnant women 18 and older. For information, call (903) 238-5351 or email admin@plministries.org.

East Texas CASA is looking for volunteers to help children as they enter the foster care system. CASA volunteers are screened and trained, then appointed by judges to represent and advocate for the child in the child protection system. For information, call (903) 753-8093 or email brooke@easttexascasa.org.

Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center — Longview Auxiliary is a nonprofit volunteer organization providing services and support to the medical center and the community. Volunteers may assist with the gift shop, information desk, waiting rooms and registration. For information, call Pat Watson at (903) 315-2199 or email pwatson@gsmc.org.

Longview Regional Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary is a nonprofit organization that assists patients, visitors and staff throughout the hospital. Opportunities include clerical and patient interaction. For information, contact Melinda Whitehurst at (903) 232-3776 or email melinda.whitehurst@longviewregional.com.

House of Disciples, 210 S. Green St., in Longview, needs volunteers to serve and prepare meals for residents. Call (903) 553-0952.

Gifts of Grace Resale Store, 2519 Judson Road in Longview, needs volunteers to sort stock and help customers. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. For information, call (903) 234-2341.

Pine Tree ISD seeks volunteers who want to help teachers and librarians, join the PTA and work on projects. For information, contact Donna Pruitt at (903) 295-5163 or dpruitt@ptisd.org.

— To have information considered for publication, send it by 5 p.m. Wednesday to clerks@news-journal.com; fax to the attention of Volunteers Wanted at (903) 757-3742; or mail to P.O. Box 1792, Longview, TX 75606.

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