Public Notice

Volunteer Some More

No, not for SXSW, silly. You've already done your part. Let's hear it for the volunteers. Whooooooo Hooooooo! Here's a list of our local opportunities for you to show your stuff as a big-hearted babe.

ALAA -- Artists' Legal & Accounting Assistance Lawyers, accountants, and marketing assistance needed. 3710 Cedar, 407-8980.

AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) A clearinghouse consortium of local AIDS services organizations. PO Box 4874, 78765. 406-6150, Cathy Cook.

AISD Volunteer Services Coach a new friend: a student from an Austin public school. 1111 W. Sixth, 78703. 414-4512, Billie F. Franke.

ALLGO/Informe-SIDA AIDS/HIV education project of Latino/a lesbian/gay organization. 1715 E. Sixth, 78702. 472-2001.

Access Austin Arts Assist in the maintenance of assistive listening devices in local theatres. 3710 Cedar, 454-9912

American Cancer Society Resource Center volunteers of all skill levels sought. PO Box 149100, 78714. 928-1144, Brenda Doffing.

Animal Companions (Part of ASA) Provide care for the pets of those who can't. PO Box 4874, 78765. 406-6407.

Any Baby Can Care for chronically ill babies and their families. 3423 Guadalupe #100, 78705. 454-3743, Karen Haigler.

Area Agency on Aging Advocate for nursing home residents.2512 S. I-35, #340, 78704.
916-6062, SuAnn Mills.

ARC of Austin Assist folks with developmental disabilities. 2818 San Gabriel, 78705. 476-7044, Angelia Bingham-Love.

Austin Children's Museum Assist visitors with hands-on exhibits. 201 Colorado, 78704. 472-2499, ext. 233 Suzanna Cole.

Austin Free-Net Get wired and help others jump on the Net. Computer volunteers needed. 1711 S. Congress, 78704. 326-9084, Ana Sisnett.

Austin Metropolitan Trails Council Build or maintain local trails. c/o Trust for Public Land, 700 San Antonio, 78701. 703-6898.

The Austin Project Computer lab monitors, tutors, data entry, and health admin assistance needed. 901 Neal, 474-8007, Suzanne Santos.

Austin Respite Network Provide temporary relief from caregiving responsibilities. 3423 Guadalupe, #100, 78705. 454-7218.

Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) Transitional assistance for the local homeless. 411 W. Second, 78701. 476-4357.

Austin Tenants Council Be an undercover fair housing tester and go on fact-finding missions. 1619 E. Cesar Chavez, 474-7007, Paul Leddy.

Austin/Travis MHMR Hotline 24-hour crisis counseling, suicide prevention, info, and referrals. PO Box 3548, 78764-3548. 472-HELP.

Bertha Caper Reynolds Society Community-focused group meets at UT School of Social Work. 471-8230, Kathy.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Befriend a youngster and provide needed guidance and consistency in a child's life. 1400 Tillery, 78721. 472-KIDS.

Bikes Not Bombs Cranky bike tech types needed to refurbish bikes to sell to support their efforts.2505 Sweeney, 926-4725.

Brackenridge Hospital Gift shop, info desk, admitting and discharge, ICU waiting room, and more.601 E. 15th, 78701. 324-7590.

Capital Area Food Bank Distribution of needed food stuff for 18 CenTex counties. 8201 S. Congress, 78745. 282-2111.

Caritas This safety net for the working poor, homeless, and legal refugees needs you. PO Box 1076, 78767-1076. 472-5269, ext. 138.

Casa Marianella Direct aid for refugees and immigrants. Room and board, stipend, and health insurance. 821 Gunter, 78702. 385-5571.

Ceden Family Resource Center Prenatal educators provide one-on-one support.1208 E. Seventh, 78702. 477-1130, Christi Casteel.

Communities in Schools Help students succeed in school. 3000 S. I-35. 462-1771, Judith Martin.

Community Mentoring Network Mentors for at-risk youth. Part of Austin Metropolitan Ministries. 2026 Guadalupe, #226, 78705. 472-7627, Bob Sanborn.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Abused and neglected children in need.6330 Hwy290 E., #350, 78723, 459-2272.

DeWitty Job Training & Employment Center Instructors and employment counselors needed, as well as genius, computer-whiz types. 2209 Rosewood, #205, 78702. 472-5718.

Directors of Volunteers in Austin (DOVIA) Promotes volunteer administration as a profession.PO Box 2606, 78768. 326-3308,

Ecology Action PR, electrical, plumbing, mechanical volunteers needed. Ninth & I-35, 78701. 322-0000.

El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission People helping people who need help need help.1919 S. First, 78704. [email protected] or 441-7977.

Faith Home Guardian angels for babies with AIDS.4101 Wildwood, 78722. 302-4101.

Foundation for the Homeless Area churches cooperate providing after-school programs and tutors. PO Box 1862, 78767. 480-0005.

Green Corn Self-Sufficiency Project Provide free, organic food gardens for those in need. PO Box 8544, 78713-8544. 833-7446.

HIV Wellness Center Peer support; office/event volunteers needed. Call for training schedule. 4301-B N. I-35, 888/381-7050 or 467-0088.

Habitat for Humanity Site managers with people and construction skills appreciated. 310 Comal, #100, 78702. 472-8788, ext. 2, Sarah Sloan.

Hands On Housing Providing free home repair for elderly, disabled, and low-income homeowners. 2026 Guadalupe, #226, 78705. 472-7627.

HEART Line/Parents Anonymous Crisis line and support group, re: family issues. 7801 N. Lamar, #E-180, 78752. 459-5490, Mark or Mary.

Homeless Artists Guild Work with kids in art-related, hands-on activities. Guide budding talent. 2026 Guadalupe, #226, 78705. 472-4934. House the HomelessAll sorts of volunteers needed.411 W. Second, 476-4357.

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation6901 N. Lamar, #126, 78752, 450-1500, Jane Sierra.

Keep Austin Beautiful Folks needed for an April Clean Sweep to prepare for the new airport's grand opening. PO Box 1088, 78767. 499-3577.

KOOP Radio Support non-commercial radio for the people. PO Box 2116, 78768-2116. 472-1369.

Legal Aid of Central Texas Free civil legal advocacy service for low-income Central Texans.
205 W. Ninth, #200, 78701. 476-7244, x338.

Literacy Council of Williamson Co. Call for tutor training classes. 2109 North Mays, Round Rock. 244-6647.

Lesbian Gay Rights Lobby Learn a lot about the Lege and social justice. Make lobbying your hobby. PO Box 2340, 78768. 454-5475.

Meals on Wheels Deliver meals and meds to some very appreciative Austinites. PO Box 6248, 78762. 476-MEAL.

National Domestic Violence Hotline All walks of life needed for crisis counseling. 3616 Far West, 78731. 453-8117.

Pebble Project Child abuse prevention educators. Train-ing required. 3000 S. I-35, #200, 78741. 462-1771.

Planned Parenthood Counsel-ors on reproduction issues needed. 1209 Rosewood, 78702. 472-0868.

Project PHASE Transitional assistance for area homeless youth. 3816 S. First, 78704. 441-8336, Steve Beers.

Project Transitions Hospice care and supportive living services for those living with AIDS. PO Box 4826, 78765. 454-8646, Greg Harman.

Out Youth Emotional support and guidance for youth dealing with coming-out issues. 1117 Red River, 78701-1912. 708-1234, Gail Goodman.

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic Dulcet, smooth tones needed to help create accessible textbooks. 1314 W. 45th, 78756. 323-9390.

SafePlace PO Box 19454, 78760. For domestic violence programs, call 928-9070, Coni Huntsman; volunteers for sexual assault programs, call 445-5776, x213.

Special Olympics Texas Assist in award presentations, be a statistician, or be a "hugger." 11442 N. I-35, 78753. 707-3777.

Street Outreach/Lifeworks Young people can find their own way with a little help from some friends. 2525 Wallingwood, 482-9474.

Texas Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League TARAL Insure that reproductive rights stay legal. PO Box 684602, 78768, 462-1661.

Texas Runaway Hotline 24-hour hotline for runaways and their families. PO Box 149030, MC Y-987, 78714-9030. 833-3477, Jay Smith.

Texas Youth Hotline 24-hour hotline to provide kids in crisis with intervention info and referrals to community services. PO Box 149030, MC Y-987, 78714-9030. 833-3477, Jay Smith.

United Cerebral Palsy Assn. Liberation Station toy depot and Community Connections workers needed. 9027 Northgate. 834-1827.

United Way/First Call for Help Non-emergency, one-call referral. Hotline workers needed. 2000 E. MLK, 78702. 323-1898, Donna Woodard.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum Volunteers needed for all museum positions. 605 Robert E. Lee, 78704. 445-5582, Ann Herbert

Victory Tutorial Program Tutor students with homework and reinforce basic skills. 1111 W. Sixth, Suite D-150, 78703. 499-7317

VISTA Placing men and women 18 and over with community agencies to work on issues concerning urban and rural poverty. Locally, call DOVIA, 326-3308.

Waterloo Counseling Center Experienced professional clerical and newsletter assistance.
1524 S. I-35, #218. 444-9922, Suzy Wagers.

Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve Live out all of your outdoor Ranger Rick fantasies. Well, maybe not all of them. 327-7622.

Williamson Co. Crisis Center Rape crisis and battered women's services center needs your help. Call for training times. 800/460-SAFE or 255-1212, Donna Rene Johnston.

Women & Their Work Gallery and gift shop workers needed to fill shifts. 1710 Lavaca, 78701. 477-1064,Trent or Holly.

Youth OptionsNurses and GED tutors for shelter residents needed, among others. 3816 S. First, 78704. 441-8336.

YWCA of Greater AustinServices and referrals for all women of Travis County. 1524 S. I-35, #315, 78704. 326-1222.

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