Public Notice

Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what *you* can. This week features the third of a three-part list of Austin area Volunteer Opportunities.


Volunteer Opportunities, Part Three, U -- Z


We ran Part One, A-H & Part Two, I-T

in our previous two issues.

United Cerebral Palsy Liberation Station Toy depot workers needed for all shifts. 9027 Northgate, #101, 78758. 834-1827.

United Way/First Call for Help Nonemergency, one-call referral to local public services. Hotline workers needed. 2000 E. MLK, 78702. 323-1898.

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

Victory Tutorial Program Tutor students with homework, reinforce basic skills. This Saturday, Sept. 23, 11am-2pm at BookPeople, Sixth & Lamar, is their Sign Up to Be a Tutor Day! 3908 Ave B. #113, 78751, 499-7317

Waterloo Counseling Center Experienced professional clerical and newsletter assistance. 1524 S. I-35 # 218, 78704. 444-9922.

Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve Make the nature scene or help out with their annual spooky Haunted Trails! www.wildbasin.org or 805 Capital of Texas Hwy N., 78746. 327-7622.

Williamson Co. Crisis Center Rape crisis and battered women's services center needs you. 211 Commerce, #103, RR, 78664. www.main.org/wccc or 255-1212, 800/460-SAFE.

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

YMCA of Austin Help them build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities. www.volunteermatch.org or 888/333-9622.

YWCA of Greater Austin Serve women and girls of Greater Austin & Travis County with mental health counseling, substance abuse services, wellness programs, recreational and cultural activities. 1524 S. I-35, #315. 326-1222.


Volunteer Opportunities, Part Three, Etc.


These items came to our attention after the initial list was compiled, and will be integrated into future lists.

AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Seeks legislative volunteers to play a vital role addressing public policy issues affecting seniors throughout the legislative session. 98 San Jacinto, ste.750. www.aarp.org or 480-9797.

American Red Cross Their quick response teams after a disaster have kept many a life and many a family from falling apart at critical times. 2218 Pershing. 928-4271.

Austin Area Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Help with educational issues or work at their helpline. 452-7658.

Community Technology & Training Center Help bridge the Digital Divide. Travis High School. 323-6773x156.

Family Eldercare Assist older or disabled folks in areas of advocacy or money management. 2210 Hancock. www.eldercareinc.org or 450-0844.

Muscular Dystrophy Association When the telethon's over, there's still work to be done. Ask them to e-mail you their list of 101 ways you can help MDA! www.mdausa.org or 345-3800 or 800/572-1717.

National Wildlife Federation Habitat Stewards Local office looking to train communities to create and preserve wildlife habitat. Training sessions begin Saturday, Sept. 30, 8:30am, at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. www.nwf.org or 476-9805.

Radio One Austin's new microradio station at 94.3FM needs you to exercise your First Amendment rights and play some cool music. www.radio1austin.com or 419-9708.

South Austin Greenway Alliance this Saturday, Sept. 23, 9am, is the Williamson County Interpretive Science Trail Workout & Cleanup Day. Okay! 5801 Ainez, Round Rock. www.batstobluebonnets.com or 482-8537.

Texas Alliance for Human Needs Needs you! This statewide, multi-issue coalition is concerned with issues affecting low- and moderate-income folks. 1016 E. 12th. www.TXAlliance.org or 474-5019.

Trail of Lights Festival Every year, Austin rolls out this twinkly trail for the holidays. Lots of groups, employers, and organizations get together for virtual figgy pudding and don gay apparel. 35th Annual Trail of Lights, Zilker Park, Dec. 10-23. 397-1452.


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