OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE VOLUNTEERS:
Receptionist Welcome and register guests. Answer phones and manage the waiting room. This is a challenging, interesting and interactive job. Call Kenny (269-488-3604).
Grant Writing Matthew 7: 7-8 Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened. Help in exploring and writing grants is necessary to secure adequate funding for KDC programs and operations. Call Terri (488-3607).
Administrative From making photocopies, helping with mailings, and writing notes of appreciation, There are many ways an office volunteer can contribute. Call Joni (269-488-3605).
Direct Response Servant Caring individuals who listen to guests and share Christ’s love are the gifts of a Direct Response Servant. They assess individual needs and assist in both tangible and spiritual ways. Ability to commit to a consistent time frame each week is preferred; complete training is given to all interested volunteers. (Call Terri 488-3607)
Driver KDC has a truck. We need a driver to help with picking up furniture and appliances donations. Also, many of our guests who receive furniture have no way to bring it to their home – KDC would like to help by delivering furniture, on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9 am – 1 pm. A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. (Call Kenny 488-3604)
Saturday help KDC is open the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9 am to 1 pm to receive donations and allow guests to pick up furniture. Volunteer(s) oversee donations and help load furniture as needed. (Call Kenny 488-3604 )Clothing EVENTS Treasure Sale People are needed to help price items on a regular basis to prepare for our bi-annual sales. The next Treasure Sale is scheduled for April. We have chair people, but are looking for assistance to set up and price the week of the sale, working during the two day sale and cleaning up. Call Joni (488-3605) Holidays *** People to adopt families for the holidays. *** Volunteers to pick up donations that KDC will receive from Toys for Tots; help sorting donations and setting up for the annual distribution of toys to KDC guests. Call Lee (488-5630) Summer Gathering The Summer Gathering is an annual event held in LaCrone Park to celebrate the end of school and the beginning of summer. This event is free of charge to all who attend. There will not be a Summer Gathering in 2011 due to the reconstruction work being done in LaCrone Park. A chair person is needed for this event for next year as well as volunteers to help set up, oversee individual games during the event and clean up. Call Joni (488-3605) Round Ball Classic This annual basketball tournament requires coaches, referees and help with concessions. Call Terri (344-7333 ext. 12) to volunteer. Run for the Son This event is sponsored by local churches, but is a major fund raiser for the Deacons Conference. Business sponsors, volunteers and participants are all necessary to make this event a success. Call Joni (488-3605) for more information.