Volunteer Bucks: Day of Service 2014United Way of Bucks County Live United

Volunteer Bucks: Day of Service 2014

Save the date!   Friday, October 3, 2014

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Education and Youth Icon Intergenerational Harvest Festival

Project Description:
Preparing for a large Intergenerational Harvest Festival that will take place in October . Assembling take home children's activity kits. Preparing cake batter & pie crusts for the Bake Sale.

Volunteer Requirements:
There will be multiple stations set up for each 2 hour time slot. Some will prepare scarecrow making kits; gourd critter making kits; mask/costume creation kits, trick or treat bag kits and preparing several other kits for additional activities. Some will work in the kitchen preparing cake batters and pie crusts.

Agency: Bristol Township Senior Center
Location: 2501 Bath Road Briostol, PA 19007
Hours: 9:00-11:00, 11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00
Volunteers Needed: 10-12 per shift
Need to Bring:
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!

Health and Human Services Icon BCCC Green Academy Project

Project Description:
Garden clean up and preparation for the fall, turning compost in their 3 bin composter and moving it to the raised beds, turning over composting leaves in a large area where we collect them, helping us move and set up 600 gallon rain barrels to collect water from our center and the garage and sheds in back of the center and fall cleanup of our environmentally friendly “rain garden”.

Volunteer Requirements:
Turning compost in 3 bin composter and moving it to the raised beds, turning over composting leaves in a large area where they collect them, helping them move and set up 600 gallon rain barrels to collect water from center and the garage and sheds in back of the center and fall cleanup of their environmentally friendly “rain garden”.

Agency: Bristol Township Senior Center
Location: 2501 Bath Road Briostol, PA 19007
Hours: 9:00-11:00, 11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00
Volunteers Needed: 15 each shift
Need to Bring: Gloves and wear appropriate clothing for gardening
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!

Health and Human Services Icon Tyler State Park

Project Description:
Trail work that would entail improving trail tread, installing geo-textile fabric and gravel fill. Work would entail shoveling, wheel barrel, stone. Also, volunteers could get involved in limb and over brush removal off hiking trails.

Volunteer Requirements:
Work would entail shoveling, wheel barrel, stone. Some heavy lifting and shoveling. Moving dirt and crushed stone.

Agency: Tyler State Park
Location: 101 Swamp Road Newtown, PA 18940 -Meet at Boat House
Hours: 11:00 - 1:00
Volunteers Needed: 15 to 20 total
Need to Bring: Volunteers should wear a sturdy pair of boots, bring water and pair of work gloves
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!

Health and Human Services Icon Upper Bucks YMCA

Project Description:
Reading and doing crafts with children Ages 4yrs - 12yrs at the childcare. Cleaning or wellness equipment & lockers.

Volunteer Requirements:
Reading and doing crafts with children Ages 4yrs - 12yrs at the childcare. Cleaning or wellness equipment & lockers.

Agency: Upper Bucks YMCA
Location: 401 Fairview Ave. Quakertown, PA 18951
Hours: 9:00-11:00, 11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00
Volunteers Needed: 10 per shift
Need to Bring:
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!

Income Icon A Woman's Place

Project Description:
Sorting Clothing Donations, Organizing & Cleaning Retail Floor in At Full Circle Thrift Store

Volunteer Requirements:
Some lifting up to 50lbs - donations occasionally have animal dander which may affect allergies

Agency: A Woman's Place
Location: 414 Town Center, New Britain, PA
Hours: 11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00
Volunteers Needed: 12 Total - 6 volunteer each time slo
Need to Bring:
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!

Education and Youth Icon NOVA Galaxy Art Show & Sale

Project Description:
Volunteers are needed to hang posters and hand-out postcards in Doylestown Borough. The posters and postcards promote Network of Victim Assistance’s (NOVA’s) Galaxy Art Show & Sale

Volunteer Requirements:
Volunteers need to wear comfortable clothing and footwear

Agency: Network of Victim Assistance
Location: 2370 York Road Suite B1 Jamison, PA 18929
Hours: 9:00-11:00, 11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00
Volunteers Needed: 10 Total
Need to Bring:
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!

Health and Human Services Icon Family Service Association - Clean Toys - Organize Books

Project Description:
Clean toys and organize books in children's play area

Volunteer Requirements:
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Agency: Family Service Association of Bucks County
Location: Family Service Office: 4 Cornerstone Drive, Langhorne, PA 19047
Hours: 9:00-11:00, 11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00
Volunteers Needed: 2 Total
Need to Bring:
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!

Health and Human Services Icon Family Service Association - Photocopy & Compile Materials

Project Description:
Photocopy and compile materials for intake packets

Volunteer Requirements:
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Agency: Family Service Association of Bucks County
Location: Family Service Office: 4 Cornerstone Drive, Langhorne, PA 19047
Hours: 9:00-11:00, 11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00
Volunteers Needed: 2 Total
Need to Bring:
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!

Income Icon Family Service Association - Design Bulletin Boards

Project Description:
Plan, design and post Fall themed bulletin boards in the resident dining room

Volunteer Requirements:
Plan ahead of time and bring paper supplies based on the design

Agency: Family Service Association of Bucks County
Location: 7 Library Way, Levittown, PA 19055
Hours: 9:00-11:00, 11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00
Volunteers Needed: 2 Total
Need to Bring: Idea, supplies to execute idea
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!

Income Icon Habitat for Humanity - ReStore Store

Project Description:
Sorting, cleaning, pricing and stocking shelves.

Volunteer Requirements:
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Agency: Habitat for Humanity
Location: 31 Oak Ave Chalfont, PA
Hours: 9:00-12:00, 12:00 - 3:00
Volunteers Needed: 8 Total - 4 each shift
Need to Bring:
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Education and Youth Icon Adoptions From The Heart

Project Description:
Cutting Purple Paper Hearts to spread adoption awareness preparation of national Adoption Awareness for the month of November

Volunteer Requirements:
Hands that are willing to cut, cut, cut!

Agency: Adoptions From The Heart
Location: BCCC Lower Bucks Campus, Bristol PA
Hours: 9:00-11:00, 11:00-1:00, 1:00-3:00
Volunteers Needed: 30 Total - 10 each time slot
Need to Bring: Big scissors
Registration Form: Sign up NOW!