• Aubrey's Song Foundation has scheduled a volunteer training on Aug. 20 at the Logsdon Community Center, 2400 Friendship Drive. They are still seeking additional volunteers who are willing to speak to students a few times during the school year in one or more of 10 counties about positive body image and eating disorders.
School family resource and youth resource coordinators from Kentucky's Region 2 and other community volunteers are invited to learn the presentation itself, how to answer questions from students and to better understand the basics of eating disorders so they are prepared and informed. Retirees from the nursing or medical field, educational system (teachers, guidance counselors) and anyone passionate about helping educate and prevent body bullying and body shaming that lead to eating disorders is encouraged to participate on Aubrey's Song's Volunteer Task Force. To learn more the educational program and/or the volunteer training, contact Carolyn Ferber, executive director, at 270-852-6514. To learn more about Aubrey's Song Foundation, please visit www.aubreyssong.org.
• Volunteers are needed at the Senior Community Center of Owensboro-Daviess County, 1650 W. Second St.
Lunch server - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday
Driver to pick-up food locally - 1:30 p.m. every Friday at 1:30 pm for the frozen meal program (mileage reimbursement available)
Light custodial assistance -- 2-4 hours every Tuesday morning
Retail assistance in The Pin Cushion gift shop - Monday-Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings (volunteer a few hours or half-day); choose flexible hours to fit your schedule; training provided.
Meal preparation assistance (frozen meals team) - 2-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Fridays
Volunteers also are needed to make phone calls, pick up donations, and wrap and decorate for the annual fundraiser on ThursdayParty assistants - 5-10 p.m. every second Thursday (help with monthly dances)
Friendly visitors -- Flexible hours; meet for one hour weekly with a senior (in their home) who needs a social companion. Background check required.
Front desk greeters -- 12:15-4:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays; duties include greeting/directing visitors, handing out information, and assisting newcomers with signing in.
Volunteers -- Flexible hours in the morning; make telephone reassurance calls to home-bound seniors.
High school or college student off for the summer; a newly retired person with time on their hands or someone who can teach a special skill/class or provide musical entertainment.
A new volunteer orientation will be at 10 a.m. Friday at 1650 W. Second St. If you are interested in any of these, contact Melinda Schoenwald, volunteer coordinator, at 270-687-4640 X104 or email@example.com.