Volunteer coordinator: Geraldine McIntosh, customer relations specialist
Contact information: 586-3350
Organization description: Big Brothers/Big Sisters establishes professionally supported relationships between Southeast Alaska youth and mature caring volunteers who serve as friends and mentors.
Years of service: 26.
Volunteer positions available: Big Brothers/Big Sisters is looking for volunteers to be a big brother or sister to a young person for one to two hours a week. Volunteers are also needed to do clerical work and help with special events.
Hours: Regular and one-time volunteers are needed.
Training: Big Brothers/Big Sisters will provide the training.
Special requirements: A background check and references will be required of all volunteers.
In-kind donations needed: Alaskan and Proud receipts, tickets to events, Alaska Airlines frequent flyer miles, office supplies and a used vehicle.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a new weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the United Way of Southeast Alaska. More volunteer opportunities can be found at http://www.unitedwayseak.org. To offer volunteer opportunities for your nonprofit organization, call 463-5530.
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