Volunteer and Employment Opportunities

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Work for H & R Block!  08-07-17

I am the Preseason Manager for H&R Block, Ohio Northeast, reaching out today because we are currently enrolling in our tax course for the main purpose of hiring for tax season.  Many people take the course for personal knowledge as well but once completed, and passed, one has a certification to do tax returns for pay.  It is accredited and actually is worth college credits.  I would love to provide more information and possibly speak with anyone interested.

Lisa Mamula | Preseason Manager

H&R Block OH Northeast 

One H&R Block Way, Kansas City, MO 64105

Belmont Liberty Plaza                                

3551 Belmont Ave Ste 43, Youngstown, OH  44505

Phone: 330-550-8349

Office: 330-759-7185 | Fax: 330-288-0005          

Email: Lisa.Mamula@tax.hrblock.com 

Volunteer Today With the American Red Cross 07-27-17

Make a difference in your community!  The American Red Cross of Northeast Ohio is seeking volunteers to support our operations in several areas including local disaster response, operation save a life/home fire preparedness campaign, client recovery services and blood drive reception.

For additional information and to begin your application, please contact your Portage County Red Cross Office at 330-535-2252, email NEOvolunteer@redcross.org or go to www.redcross.org/neo and click on VOLUNTEER to start your on-line application today.

National Youth Advocate Program Tallmadge 06-26-17

I am writing on behalf of the National Youth Advocate Program Tallmadge. As you may be aware, there are nearly 500,000 youth in the foster care system. With circumstances such as the opioid epidemic and neglect, that number is significantly increasing. Foster Parenting with NYAP might be YOUR OPPORTUNITY to be the loving family that so many children have been longing to meet. NYAP Tallmadge services Summit County, Trumbull County, Columbiana County, Mahoning County, Portage County, Ashtabula, etc. Our goal is to be the best advocates for our most vulnerable population, the children.

It would be an honor and privilege to speak to your members in regards to foster parenting. I simply would like to spread the word for a worthy cause and do good work. There are no fees to becoming a foster parent and there is no financial commitment after becoming a foster parent. NYAP provides competitive per diems to provide for our youth’s needs in addition to 24 hour support. We believe that speaking with area associations will open up good homes for our youth in care, providing them with a lifetime of love and support. Foster care awareness is unparalleled. We believe that speaking and informing community members on the subject provides the knowledge and the inspirational boost that potential foster parents might need.

I hope that you will consider my proposal. If you would prefer to just have marketing materials to distribute at this time or if you have a specific engagement that you would like us to attend and speak briefly about foster care, please let me know. We would be happy to fulfill that request. If you have any questions, I can be reached at 330-814-3792 or at ctownsend@nyap. We look forward to connecting with you.

Warmest Regards,

Courtney Townsend, MS

Community Resource Coordinator
National Youth Advocate Program, Inc.
30 Northwest Ave, Suite 120, Bldg. A
Tallmadge, OH 44278

Proofreaders needed at Kent Roosevelt!  02-21-2016

I am currently a teacher at Theodore Roosevelt High School and am looking for some classroom volunteers to assist my seniors with proofreading entries in a portfolio.

Currently our seniors in the Teaching Professions program complete a portfolio to qualify for college credit.  The portfolio is comprised of 24 entries as well as pictures that evidence best teaching practices.  These entries are based off of ODE’s Teaching Professions portfolio standards and are graded by a rubric also given by ODE.

I am looking to try something new this year, incorporating volunteers to assist students in proofing their work.  Would there be a group of volunteers willing to come to Roosevelt during the month of March?  Ideally, I would like to set one day from the hours of

12 – 2 to run a proofreading boot camp.

If you could please let me know who I should contact to pursue this idea, I would appreciate it.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Rhonda Butler Carson     ke_rbutler@kentschools.net

 

Certified Teacher needed for tutoring Programs  02-16-2017

I work with Family & Community Services, and we are looking for a certified teacher for one of our tutoring programs. The position is part-time and paid, and works with youth in Portage County. Can you help us find someone?

I will be out of the office for the next few days, but if you can respond to “all” or call Greg Musci at (330) 819-5109, that would be wonderful.

Thank you for your time!

Heather Laliberte

Grant Administrator

PQI Chair

 

Family & Community Services, Inc.

Family & Community Services

Family & Community Services

705 Oakwood Street, Suite 221

Ravenna, Ohio 44266

P: 330.297.7027 ext. 308

F: 330.296.2684

hlaliberte@fcsohio.org

www.fcsohio.org/

 

 

Paid Tutors Needed!

My name is Nikki Claverie and I am the Director of Student Services for North Coast Education Services. We are Northeast Ohio�s leader in private in-home tutoring services, serving seven Northeast Ohio counties since 1985. We are also statewide providers to the Autism Scholarship and Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Programs. I understand that you may not be the person I need to speak with, but I hope you can direct me to the right person.

We are currently seeking tutors for a variety of paid tutoring opportunities throughout Lake County. If I send you a description of our current opportunities, would you be able to post it on your job board and pass it along to your members?� We are always accepting resumes for tutors. We have several retired teachers who tutor with our company.  They enjoy the flexibility of creating their own schedule and the advantages of working with individual students as opposed to a full class.

Thank you very much for your time.� I look forward to speaking with you.

Sincerely,

Nikki Claverie

North Coast Education Services

North Coast Education Services

Director of Student Services | North Coast Education Services
31300 Solon Road, Suite One | Solon, Ohio 44139

440-914-0200 | Fax: 440-542-1504 | NikkiC@northcoasted.com
www.northcoasted.com | Follow our blog:� www.northcoasted.com/blog/

 

 

 

SALVATION ARMY NEEDS BELL RINGERS AT COLLECTIONS KETTLES

10-04-16

Can you spare a few hours to volunteer to help bell ring for the Salvation Army of Portage County? Three inside places to ring are at the Acme in Kent and the Giant Eagle in Ravenna and in Streetsboro. Other sites are outdoors. Tell them you are with the Portage County Retired Teacher Association, and they will schedule you indoors if that is your request.  Collection begins the day after Thanksgiving and ends until Christmas Eve.

We were informed that $12,000 was collected through the kettle donations last year.  Think how much food and supplies can be given to the needy with that amount of money.   Please call Bonnie Schubert at the Salvation Army office in Ravenna at 330-296-7371 if you can help. Thanks in advance.

Cancer Assistance Volunteer Role, Posted 09/09/2016  American Cancer Society

We are in need of volunteers in Portage County and surrounding areas to help community members in the fight against cancer. This year alone, an estimated 67,000 Ohio residents will learn that they have cancer and many of them will not feel well enough to drive or will not have friends or family available to help get them to their treatment.  A volunteer for Road to Recovery would learn about a patient in their community who has asked for help and could volunteer to pick them up and drive them to their treatment facility.  Every appointment is different so volunteer drivers can chose to donate their time on a case-by-case basis depending on their availability and comfortability.  Volunteers must be between the ages of 18-85 and have: a current, valid driver’s license; access to a safe and reliable vehicle; a good driving record; proof of adequate automobile insurance and willing to complete a training to help prepare for the role.

I would love to share more information with you about this opportunity to put on the website or to speak to your group in person. Please feel free to contact me at this email or at (888) 227 – 6446 x 1106.

Thank you so much,

TJ

American Cancer Society

TJ Gerrett | Program Manager, Mission Delivery
East Central Division | American Cancer Society, Inc.
10501 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 888.227.6446, ext. 1106
cancer.org | 1.800.227.2345
United Way
United Way
 of Portage County

VOLUNTEER DAY – SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Celebrate Portage – a project dedicated to invigorating a vibrant and exciting Portage County – is once again planning a Community Volunteer Day.
Join volunteers from across Portage County as they come together for a day of service.  Community and social service volunteer projects will be available in communities across Portage County. Volunteers may join as an individual or sign-up their group.
Volunteers will be matched with projects, to be completed September 6, 2016.

 

Big Brothers & Sisters of Portage County is currently working to increase the membership of our Advisory Board.  The Advisory Board is to help with volunteer recruitment and fundraising.  Members do this through participation, using contracts, presenting ideas, etc.

The Board meets once a month and is currently meeting at lunch time.  If anyone from your group has questions or would like more information they can contact me at 330-296-6655 ro send an Email  to andrea.enidert@bbsportage.org

Red Cross

 

Become a Red Cross Volunteer and help people who are facing an emergency! You may find your own life changed in the process!

 

Disaster Response—Help people affected by disasters ranging from home fires to hurricanes by providing food, shelter, essential relief supplies and comfort and hope.

Preparedness Education—Teach families, people in classrooms, organizations and corporations how to Be Red Cross Ready for disasters and emergencies by
taking simple steps to get prepared.

Service to the Armed Forces— Connect families and veterans with resources in response to emergencies, train military families in coping and resiliency skills, and supply recreational and therapeutic support in military and VA health care facilities.

Health and Safety Training—Teach vital lifesaving skills such as those in first aid/CPR/AED, babysitting, water safety and pet first aid courses.

International Humanitarian Services—Coordinate fundraising for measles vaccines, educate youth about the Geneva Conventions and provide international
tracing and messaging for loved ones separated by armed conflict.

Fundraising—Make it financially possible for the Red Cross to deliver its lifesaving services. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that relies on
volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

Click on the links below to get more information!

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NEOMED PROCTORS NEEDED 

Edith Scott who is in charge of PCRTA’s NEOMED Proctoring Program is looking for more members who are willing to proctor tests for the medical and pharmacy students at NEOMED.

Proctors work in groups of two or three along with some full-time NEOMED staff to help monitor the students as they take tests. Most of the tests are taken on computers, but you don’t have to be computer savvy to proctor.

There are NEOMED tech people on hand to assist. You will receive a proctor training session before you begin to proctor. Call Edie Scott for more information at 330-297-1812 or see her at the luncheon meeting.