To get involved with any of the events listed below, contact us at 874-7499 or volunteer@GoColumbiaMo.com.
Ongoing Basketball Skills Mini-Camp Coach's Assistant is needed to help instruct the young men and women (ages 8-12 )in the Basketball Skills Mini-Camp on an ongoing basis. No need to be an expert; just be willing to teach and be confident, with the ability to take control of a group .Teach basic skills, help participants improve and become more team-oriented as well. Practice times are 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays of each month: 2:30 – 4:00pm, at the Armory (701 E. Ash). To get involved, please contact Camren Cross at 874-6378.
Starting February 2-May 18-Special Olympics Swim Team-there is a specific need for 2 male volunteers with competitive swim or instruction experience. Commitment for the season is required. Work one-on-one with athlete under the guidance of the Head Coach. Sundays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Hickman Pool. Volunteer positions are limited and fill weeks before the season begins. A Class A Volunteer Form on file is required for all volunteers. Volunteers must contact Jody Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for your interest; these positions are filled.
Starting March 5-May 14-Special Olympics Volleyball-volunteers are needed to assist with volleyball. A commitment for a sports season is required. Wednesday's from 6:00-7:15 p.m. at The Armory Sports Center, 701 East Ash. Knowlege and love for the sport is helpful! Volunteer positions are limited and fill weeks before the season begins. A Class A Volunteer Form on file is required for all volunteers. Volunteers must contact Jody Cook at email@example.com. Thanks for your interest; these positions are filled.
Starting March 6-May 15-Special Olympics Track-volunteers are needed to assist with track. A commitment for a sports season is required. Thursday's from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at West Middle School. Multiple volunteer assignments are available for those with or without track experience. Volunteer positions are limited and fill weeks before a season begins. A Class A Volunteer Form on file is required for all volunteers. Volunteers must contact Jody Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, March 8- Columbia Crawdads Litter Pick Up event - morning - exact time and location TBD Register here Y
Saturday, March 15 - Paquin Train Show - Volunteers are needed to help with set up and tear down.
April 2, 2014-Tons of Trucks at Target parking lot. Volunteers are needed to assist with greeting and management of traffic.
Saturday, April 5 - Kite Flying Day at Douglass Park
April 12, 2014 - Cleanup Columbia - Join us for this city-wide litter pick up event! Y
Saturday, April 19 - EGGstravaganza - Douglass Park, 11:00-1:30. Volunteers are needed to help with the Egg Hunts and assist with games and activities for kids. Groups and individuals are welcome to help! Y
Starting April 22-November 8-Composting Workshops-Nature's Way To Recycle! Attend a free composting workshop and start composting. Attendees are eligible to receive a free basic compost bin or a deluxe bin for $20. Registration is preferred. Fall and Spring compost workshops are held at the Capen Park Demonstration Site located off Rock Quarry Road. For additional details about the compost workshops, call Columbia Public Works at 874-6271 or send your name, address, telephone number and email address to pw-volunteer@GoColumbiaMo.com.
April 27, 2014- Earth Day Festival , 12-7 p.m.- Earth Day is more than a one-day event. It is a catalyst for ongoing education, action, and change. This year will be the City of Columbia's 25th consecutive year hosting the Earth Day Festival. Join the Columbia community at Peace Park (Elm Street between 6th and 9th streets). We are currently seeking volunteers in the Children’s Area to assist kids in creating art from recycled materials. Volunteers are also needed to assist with refuse and recycling control. If you're interested in waste reduction issues and like to volunteer, this is the event for you! Please contactus a t(573) 874-6271 or pw-volunteer@GoColumbiamo.com. Y
April 28, 2014-Hershey's Track Meet at Hickman High School Track. Volunteers are needed to assist with registration, timekeeping, Long Jump, announcer, etc.
May 3, 2014-MLB Pitch, Hit , and Run at Albert Oakland Park. Volunteers are needed to assist with on-site registration and event.
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To learn about these volunteer activities, call 874-7499 or e-mail volunteer@GoColumbiaMo.com.