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May 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014

10 AM to 11 AM

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BASIC SPANISH CLASS AND EXERCISE CLASS Lawndale Heights Apts./Cohen Esrey

Teach Basic Spanish to Seniors

Do exercise session with seniors

April 16, 2014 to August 30, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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GARDENING AT POWELL GARDENS Powell Gardens

Powell Gardens has volunteer opportunities and internships.  Days and times can be flexible.  Volunteers can come once a week, every-other-week, or set up an internship from two to twelve weeks.

Heartland Harvest Garden, learn about organic gardening in our twelve acre fruit and vegetable garden.

Heartland Harvest Garden Workshop, help interpret the Garden and participate in upcycling projects and processing produce from the Garden into products for sale.

Floral Gardens, Annuals, Perennials, Water Gardens all need volunteers.

Tasting Station, offer guests a taste of the Heartland Harvest Garden.

 

January 27, 2014 to May 30, 2014

7 PM to 9 PM

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TUTORING STUDENTS AT BOYS HOPE GIRLS HOPE Boys Hope Girls Hope of Kansas City

The tutor facilitates one-on-one group understanding and completion of homework, academic skill-building, and college preparation in the context of the Boys Hope Girls Hope home.   Previous experience tutoring is preferable but not required.  Training and orientation into the program will be provided.

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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UMKC INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT UMKC Institute for Human Development

The Institute for Human Development, located within the University of Missouri-Kansas City, is an applied research and training center for human services. It exemplifies the University's goals of academic excellence and a campus without borders by helping people, agencies, and the community reach their fullest potential. The Institute conducts and collaborates on a wide variety of Applied Research projects to develop, implement, and evaluate new ideas and promising practices that support healthy, inclusive communities. Interdisciplinary University Training infuses best practices into curriculum of graduate and undergraduate students in a wide range of professional disciplines, including psychology, social work, nursing, medicine, dentistry, and education. Community Services and Supports provided by the Institute assists individuals, community and state agencies, and university faculty to build the capacity of their programs through needs assessment, technical assistance, grant development, and program evaluation. Information Dissemination has also been a vital link between the Institute, the University and the community. This activity includes dissemination of products, provision of a lending library, and the establishment of information resource centers.  Program Areas: The Institute for Human Development organizes its work into seven broad program areas: Health & Wellness Promotion; Early Childhood & Youth; Individual Advocacy & Family Supports; Adult Community Living; Aging & Developmental Disabilities; Interdisciplinary Personal Preparation; Program, Organization, and Community Building. Every project at IHD falls into one of the above categories. While the projects may change, these program areas stay constant. They serve to guide the larger vision of the Institute in demonstrating partnerships for effective social change.

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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UMKC DIVISION OF DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: WOMEN OF COLOR CONFERENCE UMKC Division of Diversity & Inclusion

To aid and assist as necessary with a variety of different activities. In addition to the Women of Color Conference. 

Mission
Provide an environment for, by and about Women of Color that promotes equity, education and professional development.

Vision
The Women of Color Leadership Conference will be recognized as the premier conference addressing the needs of Women of Color in the Kansas City area.

Strategic Objectives:

  • Provide a space to celebrate Women of Color's lives, accomplishments, contributions and ways of being.
  • Empower Women of Color through access to information, professional development, peer networking, and educational and mentoring opportunities.
  • Provide a forum for the exchange of dialogue on topics and issues pertinent to Women of Color and high school girls.
  • Challenge structural inequalities by providing feedback to the institution.
  • Encourage Women of Color and high school girls to engage in community organizing and collaboration.
  • Nurture and develop high school girls of color through ensuring their access to higher education.
  • Provide textbook scholarships for Women of Color attending UMKC.

 

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

9:30 AM to 11 AM

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BETHEL NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER: SENIOR CENTER Bethel Neighborhood Center

We need students on Monday and Tuesday 9:30am-11:00am

Assisting with various programs and activities within the organization.  Please review the website for specific information about our programs.  Positions vary dependent on the needs of the organization.

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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RESTART INC reStart Inc


reStart Inc. , an interfaith ministry with homeless persons, is committed to providing shelter and supportive services to homeless men, women, youth and families with the goal of helping persons move toward independence and self-sufficiency.

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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CLOSED FOR REGISTRATIONS
VOLUNTEERING WITH SENIORS: WILSHIRE AT LAKEWOOD Wilshire at Lakewood

Wilshire at Lakewood is a retirement facility offering skilled nursing care for both short-term and long-term needs that strives to provide quality care in attractive and comfortable surroundings.

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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SHEPHERD'S CENTER CENTRAL Shepherd's Center Central

Students will assist with various programs and activities within the organization as described below:

Students may be asked to deliver Meals on Wheels, or visit a client to take an assessment.  Shepherd's Center Central also has a transportation program so students may be asked to drive a client to a doctor appointment or to the grocery store etc. Sometimes there are projects in the office, sorting files, and pulling data etc. There is also our Adventures in Learning program on Friday mornings and in the past students have enjoyed participating - they get lots of interaction with our older adults. 

Positions vary dependent on the needs of the organization.  Please review the website for specific information about our programs.

 

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF GREATER KANSAS CITY Catholic Charities of Greater Kansas City

Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph seeks volunteers and donors to support our outreach to more than 200,000 persons of all faiths every year. Mission Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph responds to the gospel mandate by caring for the vulnerable, honoring the life and dignity of all persons and engaging the community in providing compassionate social services and advocacy. Vision Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph lives as a Gospel witness in the community, caring for all in need and pursuing just ways for the common good.

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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SHEPHERD'S CENTER OF RATOWN: BLUE RIDGE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Shepherd's Center of Raytown

Breaktime Program: This program is for respite care and socialization for less active older adults.  It meets every Monday.

Assisting with various programs and activities within the organization.  Please review the website for specific information about our programs.  Positions vary dependent upon the needs of the organization.

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

9 AM to 1 PM

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SHEPHERD'S CENTER OF RAYTOWN: RAYTOWN CHRISTIAN CHURCH Shepherd's Center of Raytown

Adventures in Learning Program: Meets the 4th Friday of each month, 9am - 1pm. This program provides two class sessions with various speakers with a lunch and program, Or, we offer an exercise class that a student could lead.

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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EXCELSIOR SPRINGS SENIOR CENTER Excelsior Srings Senior Center

Assisting wih various programs and activities within the organization.  Please review the website for specific information about our programs.

Positions vary dependent on the needs of the organization.

January 22, 2014 to May 9, 2014

8:30 AM to 4 PM

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DON BOSCO CENTER-SENIOR PROGRAMS Don Bosco Center

Participate in senior / older adult programs to increase value and respect for older adults.

January 21, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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SHEPHERD'S CENTER NORTHLAND Shepherd's Center Northland

SCN is a community oriented, not-for-profit organization founded in 1990, affiliated with Shepherd’s Centers of America, a national association of more than 70 centers serving older adults across the United States. SCN is dedicated to promoting the physical, mental and social well-being of older adults and assisting them in maintaining their dignity, continued productivity and independence. Our primary service area is southern Clay County, which includes Gladstone, Liberty, and North Kansas City. Also, in some instances, SCN serves southern Platte County. We have seven part-time staff and over 400 retirees, working persons and student volunteers who donated about 27,000 hours this year to fulfill our mission. And what is our mission? It is to “Improve the quality of life of older adults in the Northland”. We have identified two areas of need— One, is for a variety of Services that help older adults remain independent and retain their dignity. The second need we have identified is for Enrichment. These are programs that allow older adults to share their many areas of expertise with others in the community and to also continue learning and growing themselves.

January 21, 2014 to May 9, 2014

8 AM to 4 PM

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GUADALUPE SENIOR CENTER Guadalupe Senior Center

The mission of the Guadalupe Centers, Inc. is to improve the quality of life for individuals in the Latino communities of greater Kansas City. We will accomplish our mission by: 1. Providing early childhood, secondary, preparatory and adult educational programs. 2. Facilitating access to health and social services for all ages. 3. Promoting and providing Latino cultural enrichment events. 4. Sponsoring social activities that engage our diverse communities.

January 21, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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CLOSED FOR REGISTRATIONS
VA MEDICAL CENTER VA Medical Center

About this Facility Opening in 1952, the Kansas City VA Medical Center has a rich legacy of providing quality care to the men and women who have proudly served our nation --- America’s heroes. We consider it an honor and privilege to serve the health care needs of our Veterans. VA Core Values Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage. Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities. Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries. Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it. Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.

January 21, 2014 to May 9, 2014

6 AM to 10 PM

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VICTORY HILLS SENIOR LIVING Victory Hills

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Victory Hills offers a happy and worry-free senior assisted living environment, located in the heart of Kansas City, Kansas. Our wide variety of assisted living services and activities include restaurant style dining, housekeeping services, transportation to doctor's appointments, outings to special venues, respite care and much more. Our number one priority is to provide the very best available independent and assisted living care to our residents. We believe that health, security, and vitality are paramount in the overall quality of life.
 

January 21, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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SUNRISE OF LENEXA Sunrise of Lenexa

To champion quality of life for all seniors — it's been our mission since 1981 and it's what has made Sunrise Senior Living one of the premier providers of senior living services. As of February 25, 2010, Sunrise operates 365 communities in the United States, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom, with a combined capacity of approximately 39,000 residents. Sunrise offers a full range of personalized senior living services, including independent living, assisted living, care for individuals with Alzheimer's and other forms of memory loss, as well as nursing and rehabilitative services. Sunrise's senior living services are delivered by staff trained to encourage the independence, preserve the dignity, enable freedom of choice and protect the privacy of residents.

January 21, 2014 to May 9, 2014

12:05 AM to 12:05 AM

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WESTPORT COOPERATIVE SERVICES Westport Cooperative Services

Since 1968, Westport Cooperative Services (WCS) has assisted over 200,000 Kansas Citians in the areas of senior care, education, health care, hunger, housing, childcare, domestic violence and community relations. The mission of Westport Cooperative Services is to encourage and develop cooperative solutions to community needs in the Kansas City Metro area.