Starting July 15-September 23-Special Olympics Tennis-volunteers are needed to assist with tennis. A commitment to the sports season is required. Wednesday's from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Cosmo Park. Knowledge and love for the sport helpful. A Class A Volunteer Form on file is required for all volunteers. Volunteers must contact Jody Cook at email@example.com.
Starting September 1st-Blue Thunder Track Club-we are looking for volunteer assistant coaches to assist with cross country. Coaches will guide and instruct young men and women in their pursuit of mastering their craft. Normal practices are Tues, Thurs (6-7:30 p.m.) & Saturdays (10-11 a.m)-approximately 4 to 5 hours a week. Cross Country Meets are held on Saturdays and Sundays. Please contact Camren Cross at firstname.lastname@example.org or Stephanie King at email@example.com if you are interested in helping out.
Wednesday September 16-Family Fun Fest-we are looking for volunteers to assist with parking and the children's activity area from 5:45 -8:15 p.m. at Cosmo Park, Burford Shelter.
September 9-Neighborhood Park Fun Day-Worley Street Park, 503 West Worley St.-volunteers are needed to assist with activities including art projects, face painting, nature hunt, kickball, basketball, etc. from 5:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Thursday, September 10 - Park Clean Team litter pick up at Nifong Park - 6 p.m.
Saturday, September 12 - Columbia Crawdads Litter pickup - morning - location and time TBD
Starting September 12-Special Olympics Bowling-volunteers are needed to assist with bowling. A commitment to a sports season is NOT required. Bowling will be on Saturday's from 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. OR 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m at AMF Town & Country Lanes, 1508 North Providence. Volunteers can choose which shift they would like to work. Volunteers are assigned to a lane to keep bowlers on task. A Class A Volunteer Form on file is required for all volunteers. Volunteer must contact Jody Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 19 & 20 - Heritage Festival - Nifong Park - Volunteers are needed to help with children's activities and parking. Great opportunity for groups!!
Wednesday, October 7 - Park Clean Team Litter Pick up - 5:30 p.m. - Stephens Lake Park, meet at west side near the Old 63 entrance.
October 15-18 - CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training. Assist the Columbia Fire Department at special events and help our community prepare for emergencies and disasters by being a CERT volunteer. To learn more email email@example.com.
October 16, Friday at 9 p.m. to October 17, Saturday at 7 a.m.-K.E.Y. Lock In for Boys-volunteers are needed to assist with games, sports, group challenges,, etc. Shifts are available from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. or 2 a.m.-7 a.m.
October 17 - Bear Creek Run Half Marathon. Volunteers are needed to assist along the course and at the finish line.
October 23. Friday at 9 p.m. to October 24, Saturday at 7 a.m.-K.E.Y. Lock In for Girls-volunteers are needed to assist with games, sports, group challenges, etc. Shifts are available from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. or 2 a.m.-7 a.m.
October 31 - Spooktacular -- Groups are needed to host games and activities for kids at this annual Halloween event. Individual volunteer positions are available as well.
Starting November 30-March 22-Special Olympics Basketball-volunteers are needed to assist with basketball. A commitment to the sports season is required. Basketball will be on Monday or Tuesday evenings at New Haven Elementary, 3301 New Haven Road. Shifts will be from 6-7 pm. or 7-8 p.m. depending on team assignment. . A Class A Volunteer Form on file is required for all volunteers. Volunteer must contact Jody Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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To learn about these volunteer activities, call 874-7499 or e-mail volunteer@GoColumbiaMo.com.