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Volunteers needed at the Recycing Center

Volunteers are needed at Alabama Environmental Council's Community Recycling Center Tuesday - Friday from 11-2 and on Saturday from 10-4. We have a variety of opportunities for volunteers, including helping patrons unload their recycling, processing recycling in the warehouse, litter control, landscaping and maintenance, general upkeep, creative reuse, workshop development and facilitation, and more. This is a wonderful opportunity to help your community and to show your support for the AEC! Please wear closed-toed shoes and be prepared to work in the elements. AEC will provide ear and eye protection, gloves, and safety vests. Don't forget your water! We are located at 4330 1st Avenue South, Birmingham AL 35222

Birmingham, AL

7/28/18 2:00 PM +more

BHM Ambassadors

The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport’s Ambassadors program is a customer service initiative to make sure all passengers feel at home the minute they arrive at BHM. Currently, we are looking for individuals to join the Airport Ambassadors Program. This volunteer opportunity provides a courteous and friendly welcome as well as general assistance to travelers at BHM. Airport Ambassador duties include: Greeting travelers Engaging patrons in conversation Guiding people through the terminal Answering general questions travelers may have Helping out during events Telling travelers about new amenities and events going on Storytelling time Community Tours Those interested in becoming an Airport Ambassador must have a passion for helping others and the city of Birmingham. Volunteers will learn about Alabama’s busiest airport and how it operates, as well as get to interact with people from all over the world on a daily basis. This is a customer service position with a lot of talking involved so having good communication skills is a must. Each volunteer will attend an orientation session and complete one training shift. To be eligible to become an Ambassador, you must be at least 18 years old and commit to volunteering once a week for a minimum of three months. Orientation is held every first Monday of the month in the Birmingham Airport Authority Offices.

Birmingham, AL

Through 8/31/18

Information Desk Attendant

McWane Science Center is currently looking for several volunteers to work at the information desk in the Grand Lobby. These volunteers will greet guests as they arrive at the center, answer any questions, and offer information. Information desk volunteers should be approachable, friendly, welcoming, and have excellent communication skills and customer service skills. A list of FAQs and further information about the museum will be provided during training.

Birmingham, AL

Through 9/20/18

Science Engagement Interpreter

McWane Science Center counts on the Science Engagement Interpreters to engage visitors through interactions with the exhibits in McWane Science Center and excite all visitors about science and technology. These volunteers will use demonstrations and knowledge to help accomplish our mission of changing lives through science and wonder. Science Engagement Interpreters should be friendly, have excellent communication skills, be able to interact with adults and children in small group settings, and be able to share science learning in an engaging manner. To apply, please submit an adult volunteer application (18+): https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1548447941 or a teen volunteer application (students ages 14-17): https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1538259301

Birmingham, AL

Through 9/20/18

Administrative / Front Desk Receptionist Volunteer Position

Come join an amazing team while gaining office experience. This position is vital in order to assist with the mission of Triumph Services to help adults in Birmingham with developmental disabilities achieve independence! Triumph is seeking volunteers to assist administratively. There are various opportunities to help, and we can tailor a position to interested individual's interests/capabilities. We are seeking a front desk receptionist that will help: - Greet guests as they come in, - inform staff of their appointments - Answer main phone line and record messages - Light data entry - Light office duties as assigned Open for volunteers according to his/her availability during our office hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM *Email Jena Ward if interested at jward@triumphservices.org

Birmingham, AL

Through 3/31/19

Make-A-Wish Intern

Interns for Make-A-Wish® Alabama give of their time and talents to help bring hope, strength, and joy to children who are battling life-threatening medical conditions. All internships are unpaid; however, in return for hard work and dedication, our interns receive valuable training, knowledge, hands-on non-profit work experience, a chance to meet others, and the gratification of making a difference in the life of a child. All internships must be done for academic credit (specific criteria/requirements of the student's educational institution apply). Successful candidates are typically students or recent graduates over the age of 18 with excellent written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, computer proficiency, and internet research ability.

Vestavia Hills, AL

Through 8/31/20

Disaster Action Team Volunteer!

On average, the Red Cross responds to approximately 64,000 disasters a year. Of these, about 50,000 are single and multi-family fires and other localized events to which the Red Cross Disaster Action teams respond. We need you to join us on the Disaster Action Team for Jefferson and Shelby Counties! Requirements to be a Disaster Action Team member: Willingness to train and learn new skills while assisting clients. Commitment to respond to clients needs. Flexible schedule based on volunteers availability Pass background and Motor vehicle record check. Basic Computer skills Apply at: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=vms_regional_global_entry_points# Contact Sandy Zuiderhoek, Volunteer Specialist for the Red Cross, for more information! sandy.zuiderhoek@redcross.org call/text 334-201-1620

Birmingham, AL

Through 8/8/18

Metro Changers

Assist in painting, roofing or building wheelchair ramps for low to moderate income homeowners in the Birmingham Metro Area.

Birmingham, AL

Through 12/31/22

Blood Services Transportation Services - Hospital Deliveries

Save a life ... be a part of the process... Becoming a Transportation Specialist with the Red Cross! Transport life-saving blood and blood products throughout the region to area hospitals in a safe and timely manner. Responsibilities: • Distribute blood to area hospitals as routine or "stat" deliveries in Red Cross vehicles • Pick up empty boxes from the hospitals and return them to our Donor Center • Complete required paperwork and obtain signatures • Communicate and share feedback between Red Cross employees and fellow volunteers • Drive in a safe and responsible manner Qualifications: • Willingness to support Red Cross Mission • Valid state driver's license with 3+ years driving experience • Familiarity with geographic area and driving routes • Able to verify safe driving records with state or insurance • Experience to demonstrate reliability • Ability to lift up to 40lbs for some deliveries, but will have a dolly Requirements: • Orientation to American Red Cross – Get Connected • Defensive Driving course with on site training with our Transportation Coordinator • Pass a background check as well as a DMV background check • Commitment to driving and saving lives while doing so! Time Commitment: • Variable BUT preferred commitment 2-4shifts/month (1 per week) • 3 months with the opportunity to recommit Development Opportunities • Gain valuable training and experience while providing an invaluable service to the community • Validate driving experience for resume • Opportunity to become a volunteer leader Become a Red Cross volunteer today by applying online at redcross.org/deliver or by contacting Sandy Zuiderhoek at sandy.zuiderhoek@redcross.org call/text 334-201-1620

Birmingham, AL

Through 2/1/19

Blood Services Transportation Services - Hospital Deliveries

Want to help save lives? Drive life-saving blood from Blood Drives to area hospitals Red Cross vehicle provided A clean driving record required Must have three years driving experience The ability to lift and move 40 pounds Commitment to the Red Cross mission and a positive attitude Become a Red Cross volunteer today by applying online at redcross.org/deliver or by contacting Sandy Zuiderhoek at sandy.zuiderhoek@redcross.org or call/text 334-201-1620

Birmingham, AL

Through 1/20/20

Volunteer Intake Processing (VIP) Volunteer Screener

Volunteer with the Alabama Region of the American Red Cross as a VIP Volunteer Screener! Responsibilities: • Schedules and conducts volunteer screenings over the phone with prospective volunteers. • Studies and learns each volunteer position description. • Prepares for each screening interview (i.e. reads a candidates application questionnaire and the corresponding position description they are applying for) • Asks identifying questions, during the screening interview, appropriate to the responsibilities and qualifications for the volunteer position requested. Provides prospective volunteers with information about the intake, referral and placement process. • Matches volunteers to positions for which they are best suited, based on skills, interest, availability and available options. • Updates Volunteer Connection, our online volunteer management system, with candidate information and makes referrals as required. Time Commitment: 8 hours per week This volunteer position can be done remotely. Apply at : https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=vms_regional_global_entry_points# or email sandy.zuiderhoek@redcross.org

Birmingham, AL

Through 1/1/19

Basic Computer Skills 1-on-1 Class

Workshops, Inc. is seeking a volunteer to conduct 1-on-1 basic computer skills training for adults with disabilities at our Avondale community location. Basic computer skills include Word for resumes, job applications, and cover letters plus creation of appropriate job search criteria. Request that volunteer commit at least one hour per session as needed by client availability. Please contact Herb Jackson, Volunteer Coordinator at herb.jackson@workshopsinc.org or 205-592-9683.

Birmingham, AL

Through 12/31/18

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