Projects tagged with "Other Ways to Help"

Help Walk & Socialize the Dogs at Ruff Patches

As a volunteer at Ruff Patches, you would be responsible for walking dogs that are being boarded at kennels and handling dogs at adoptions. This includes walking them, handling them around the public, ensuring their safety around the other animals, cleaning up after them, making sure they have access to water, removing and returning them safely from dog pens and making sure they are on their best behavior at all times. Volunteers must be at least 18.

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Help Walk, Feed, and Socialize Dogs with The Real Bark

The Real Bark need volunteers to help with walking, socializing, feeding dogs that are in boarding awaiting to go into a foster or permanent home. This is done every afternoon and takes about 90 minutes to 2 hours. Volunteers must be at least 18. Please go to their website www.therealbark.org and fill out a volunteer application

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Help Out at Dog Adoption Events with the Real Bark

Mobile Dog Adoptions are held at different locations in the Echo Park, Burbank and Pasadena areas - locations and times vary. Normally held on Saturdays. They need dog savvy people who can help load and transport dogs to and from the event, set up the event and handle dogs during the event - good communications skills a big plus as well dog handling skills but will train the right individuals. Please go to their website www.therealbark.org and fill out a volunteer application

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Help Out at the LHASA Happy Homes Rescue

Lhasa Happy Homes desperately needs volunteers who can help in a variety of ways. From scouting the shelters, to transporting, to doing home checks...to helping at adoption events...and dog walking. If you have some time, love dogs and a big heart, they have a job for you! They are located in West Los Angeles and need help in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles and Orange County. Volunteers must be at least 21.

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Become and Emergency Department Volunteer at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

The Emergency Department is looking for volunteers to assist with greeting people, directing visitors, making phone calls, answering questions, locating patients,and helping with forms. They may also communicate with patients and family, maintain waiting room and supplies, request an interpreter, and assist patients needing wheelchairs. This job requires the ability to withstand long periods of walking and/or standing. Emergency Dept volunteers must be at least age 21, but all other ages are encouraged to volunteer in other departments. Opportunity available from 8am to 8pm daily, please commit to at least 6 hours/week for a minimum of 6 months.

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Help Seniors in South Bay Village

Help seniors remain at home by providing community and services! Volunteers help South Bay Village Seniors in the following areas: Transportation: Drive Members to and from medical appointments, grocery shopping, hair appointments, and social activities Errands: Grocery shop for members, take and drop off donations to charities or the library Handyman: Minor home repairs Computer/Electronic Support: Set up email, download photos, install software, provide training for basic technology Light Yard work/Gardening: Watering, weeding Light Chores: Changing light bulbs, vacuuming, etc. Friendly Visits: Take walks, play cards or board games, watch a movie, etc. Also help out in their office: making phone calls, stuffing envelopes, covering the office phones, or helping plan events! As a Volunteer, YOU Decemberide what you want to do and how often. Each assignment lasts 1 to 2 hours. If interested, please call them at 424-271-2304. Volunteers must be at least 16.

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Help Care for Pets with Assisted Home Health & Hospice

Assisted Home Health & Hospice Foundation is seeking volunteers! Health related issues are a leading cause for individuals being unable to care for their pets. Their program, "Hands to Cuddle, Paws to Love," strives to keep pets and loved ones together until the end. With the help of their volunteers, they assist by providing companionship, dog walking, feeding, cleaning of litter boxes, grooming, veterinary care, and if needed rehoming services. Assisted Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization established to provide home health and hospice education to members of the community and financial assistance for qualifying patients. To learn more about volunteering or how to become a foster, and to help change the life of someone big and small, please call (805) 379-3656 or email foundation@assisted1.com.

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Help Care for Pets with Assisted Home Health & Hospice: Northridge

Assisted Home Health & Hospice Foundation is seeking volunteers! Health related issues are a leading cause for individuals being unable to care for their pets. Their program, "Hands to Cuddle, Paws to Love," strives to keep pets and loved ones together until the end. With the help of their volunteers, they assist by providing companionship, dog walking, feeding, cleaning of litter boxes, grooming, veterinary care, and if needed rehoming services. Assisted Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization established to provide home health and hospice education to members of the community and financial assistance for qualifying patients. To learn more about volunteering or how to become a foster, and to help change the life of someone big and small, please call (805) 379-3656 or email foundation@assisted1.com.

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Help Care for Pets with Assisted Home Health & Hospice: West Covina

Assisted Home Health & Hospice Foundation is seeking volunteers! Health related issues are a leading cause for individuals being unable to care for their pets. Their program, "Hands to Cuddle, Paws to Love," strives to keep pets and loved ones together until the end. With the help of their volunteers, they assist by providing companionship, dog walking, feeding, cleaning of litter boxes, grooming, veterinary care, and if needed rehoming services. Assisted Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization established to provide home health and hospice education to members of the community and financial assistance for qualifying patients. To learn more about volunteering or how to become a foster, and to help change the life of someone big and small, please call (805) 379-3656 or email foundation@assisted1.com.

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Help Care for Pets with Assisted Home Health & Hospice: Woodland Hills

Assisted Home Health & Hospice Foundation is seeking volunteers! Health related issues are a leading cause for individuals being unable to care for their pets. Their program, "Hands to Cuddle, Paws to Love," strives to keep pets and loved ones together until the end. With the help of their volunteers, they assist by providing companionship, dog walking, feeding, cleaning of litter boxes, grooming, veterinary care, and if needed rehoming services. Assisted Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization established to provide home health and hospice education to members of the community and financial assistance for qualifying patients. To learn more about volunteering or how to become a foster, and to help change the life of someone big and small, please call (805) 379-3656 or email foundation@assisted1.com.

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Give the Gift of Music at PIH Health Hospital

The Music Enrichment program provides instrumental music to patients during room to room visits as part of addressing the whole health of the individual. The goal of this program is to lift the emotional spirits of the patient, improve morale, increase energy levels, and provide stress relief through music as a diversion technique. By voluteers providing music at the bedside of patients, it also has the potential to ease the patient's feelings of loneliness. Shifts can be flexible from 2-4 hours per day. Auditions will be required before placement. Volunteers must be at least 16.

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Give the Gift of Music at PIH Health Hospital: Downey

The Music Enrichment program provides instrumental music to patients during room to room visits as part of addressing the whole health of the individual. The goal of this program is to lift the emotional spirits of the patient, improve morale, increase energy levels, and provide stress relief through music as a diversion technique. By voluteers providing music at the bedside of patients, it also has the potential to ease the patient's feelings of loneliness. Shifts can be flexible from 2-4 hours per day. Auditions will be required before placement. Volunteers must be at least 16.

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Provide Compassionate Care for Seniors with Reliance Hospice and Palliative Care: Canoga Park

Volunteers are an essential element of the Hospice Care Team. Reliance Hospice & Palliative Care provides physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort while allowing patients and their families to retain as much autonomy and dignity as possible. They seek to provide quality compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness. In doing so, they provide expert medical care, pain management, emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. Equally important is the support provided to the patient’s loved ones. WHAT THEY DO - Provide Patient Companionship and Friendship - Read Books, Play Games/Cards - Write Letters/Emails and Listen to Music - Watch Movies or TV - Walk with Patient - Assist with Daily Tasks - Give Families or Caregivers a break to take care of personal needs - Provide Bereavement Support Volunteers must be at least 18 and able to provide at least 1 hour/week or 4 hours/month. To get started, please fill out a volunteer application: https://rhospice.com/volunteer-application/ Or call and get a verbal description over the phone 1-877-659-5998

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Provide Compassionate Care for Seniors with Reliance Hospice and Palliative Care: Tanoga

Volunteers are an essential element of the Hospice Care Team. Reliance Hospice & Palliative Care provides physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort while allowing patients and their families to retain as much autonomy and dignity as possible. They seek to provide quality compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness. In doing so, they provide expert medical care, pain management, emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. Equally important is the support provided to the patient’s loved ones. WHAT THEY DO - Provide Patient Companionship and Friendship - Read Books, Play Games/Cards - Write Letters/Emails and Listen to Music - Watch Movies or TV - Walk with Patient - Assist with Daily Tasks - Give Families or Caregivers a break to take care of personal needs - Provide Bereavement Support Volunteers must be at least 18 and able to provide at least 1 hour/week or 4 hours/month. To get started, please fill out a volunteer application: https://rhospice.com/volunteer-application/ Or call and get a verbal description over the phone 1-877-659-5998

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Become a Tour Guide for International Travelers

Local volunteers offer a unique insider’s perspective to hostel guests. Tour guides will lead a tour in one part of Los Angeles on a pre-planned route (which you are welcomed to update) with historical, cultural, or fun information. They currently have tours in Downtown L.A., Venice Beach, and Malibu. Key Responsibilities: Lead a group of hostellers on a local area walking tour. Speak about specific points of interest. Research and add to historical and culturally accurate script. No experience necessary. They can train you to lead the tours and provide the route information and talking points! Contact Naledi Makhene for more details: naledi.makhene@hiusa.org or (424) 309-1675, or visit https://www.hiusavolunteers.org/ Volunteers must be at least 18.

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Become a Senior “Walking Buddy” at Westside Pacific Villages

An hour a week can change your life! Westside Pacific Villages helps older adults remain active and independent in the comfort of their own homes and neighborhoods as long as possible. Discover the joy of working with their senior community by becoming a senior "walking buddy." Walk as much or as little as your schedule permits, it's helpful to them and rewarding for you! To learn more about their volunteer opportunities, call (310) 695-7030 or email info@thewpv.org . To learn more about them online, visit our website at www.thewpv.org Complete the volunteer application form at https://thewpv.org/volunteer-application-form/

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Walk Dogs with The Little Red Dog, Inc.

The Little Red Dog is a non profit dog rescue and they need volunteers to walk dogs. Walks are typically 20-30 minutes. They have dogs boarded in several locations and some with fosters who need help during the day. They need people who can walk in the morning, during the day and evening, and during the week and on weekends. They provide training. To apply go to https://tlrd.formstack.com/forms/adoption You must be at least 21 and attend their free dog walking clinic to walk dogs. Please wear closed toe shoes.

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Help People Find Jobs with Chrysalis

Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Their philosophy is that a steady job is the single most important step in a person’s transition out of poverty and onto a pathway to long-term self-sufficiency. Offering a hand up, rather than a hand out, Chrysalis empowers clients to complete a self-directed job search. YOU can make a real difference in the lives of the men and women in Los Angeles who are willing, ready, and able to become self-sufficient through employment. Chrysalis volunteers play an integral role in empowering clients to build specific skills related to the job search process and instilling the self-esteem needed to succeed beyond the interview. There are many ways that volunteers help to support our programs, including: One-on-one resume preparation One-on-one practice interviews Job search readiness class facilitation Volunteers must commit to at least 2 hours/week for at least 3 months.

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Help Take Care of Dogs with Wags and Walks

If you're interested in spending time with some of Wags and Walks' adorable adoptable dogs, the Wags Club is the place for you! Located in West LA, near the 405, they now have a cozy space where a few of their adoptable dogs can stay while waiting for their forever home! Since these dogs are not in foster care, they rely on our amazing volunteers to sign up for shifts to take care of them! Whether you can come once a month, once a week, or all the time, they sincerely appreciate those who take time out of their busy lives to walk, feed, and care for all of the dogs. Volunteers must be at least 18. Wags members will give you an orientation to the Wags Club to make sure you feel safe and comfortable during your shift. They also encourage coming in pairs - and what is better than spending time with a friend AND playing with dogs?

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Become an Operations Intern with Wags and Walks

The internship position is responsible for assisting all teams with various tasks and projects during the term of a minimum of 12 weeks. Projects include tasks relevant to the daily operations of the rescue including administrative duties, data management, community outreach, office support and transport coordination. The internship will include opportunities on every team within the rescue including the operations team, the foster team, the volunteer team, the fundraising team and marketing team. Interns will be instrumental in assisting team members with all tasks involved in operating a dog rescue. Volunteers must be at least 18 and commit to a minimum of 8 to 10 hours/week.

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