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July 2019


Eco-Steward Volunteer

Community Partner
Blandford Nature Center

Opportunity Type
Event

Event Date
July 25, 2019 from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Deadline
July 22, 2019

Contact
Katie Clouse
volunteer@blandfordnaturecenter.org
616-735-6240

Duties of Volunteer
Education is always a major focus of the day as volunteers learn to identify and manage plants that may be growing in their own backyards, their schools or city parks and how those plants and their volunteer efforts directly impact their surrounding environment.

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Eco-Steward Volunteer

Community Partner
Blandford Nature Center

Opportunity Type
Event

Event Date
July 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Deadline
July 24, 2019

Contact
Katie Clouse
volunteer@blandfordnaturecenter.org
616-735-6240

Duties of Volunteer
Education is always a major focus of the day as volunteers learn to identify and manage plants that may be growing in their own backyards, their schools or city parks and how those plants and their volunteer efforts directly impact their surrounding environment.

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Free First Friday's Volunteer

Community Partner
Blandford Nature Center

Opportunity Type
Event

Event Date
August 2, 2019 from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Deadline
July 29, 2019

Contact
Katie Clouse
volunteer@blandfordnaturecenter.org
616-735-6240

Duties of Volunteer
We're looking to have volunteers stationed in all of our Historic Buildings, as well as additional help in Our Visitor Center and Wildlife Center.

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Free First Friday's Volunteer

Community Partner
Blandford Nature Center

Opportunity Type
Event

Event Date
August 2, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Deadline
July 29, 2019

Contact
Katie Clouse
volunteer@blandfordnaturecenter.org
616-735-6240

Duties of Volunteer
We're looking to have volunteers stationed in all of our Historic Buildings, as well as additional help in Our Visitor Center and Wildlife Center.

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August 2019


Hospice Volunteer

Community Partner
Spectrum Health Hospice

Opportunity Type
On Going

Deadline
August 1, 2019

Contact
Yvonne Elliott
yvonne.elliott@spectrumhealth.org
616-391-4240

Duties of Volunteer
Would you like to read to a patient who can no longer see the pages? Play cards with someone who is lonely? Watch a Tigers game with a patient while their spouse goes out to get groceries? Document an amazing life for someone who wants to leave their story behind for their loved ones? Sing or play music - connecting a patient to another time in their life? Spectrum Health Hospice is looking for additional volunteers thru out our 11 county West Michigan service territory (volunteers choose what geographic area they would like support patients)that are interested in brightening our patient's week by sharing approx. 1hr/week with them. This opportunity is a significant encouragement, helps with feelings of loneliness and is a unique component of the patient's care plan.

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Eco-Steward Volunteer

Community Partner
Blandford Nature Center

Opportunity Type
Event

Event Date
August 8, 2019 from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Deadline
August 5, 2019

Contact
Katie Clouse
volunteer@blandfordnaturecenter.org
616-735-6240

Duties of Volunteer
Education is always a major focus of the day as volunteers learn to identify and manage plants that may be growing in their own backyards, their schools or city parks and how those plants and their volunteer efforts directly impact their surrounding environment.

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Eco-Steward Volunteer

Community Partner
Blandford Nature Center

Opportunity Type
Event

Event Date
August 31, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Deadline
August 28, 2019

Contact
Katie Clouse
volunteer@blandfordnaturecenter.org
616-735-6240

Duties of Volunteer
Education is always a major focus of the day as volunteers learn to identify and manage plants that may be growing in their own backyards, their schools or city parks and how those plants and their volunteer efforts directly impact their surrounding environment.

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