Mansfield Living

July 21, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Hospice of Texas, a non-profit, is currently seeking compassionate individuals to support patients and their families who are facing end-of-life challenges. Volunteers are needed who can sit with patients, 3 to 4 hours, one day per week to give family caregivers a much needed break and an opportunity to run errands or make phone calls to check on families.

Community Hospice of Texas

Community Hospice of Texas, a non-profit, is currently seeking compassionate individuals to support patients and their families who are facing end-of-life challenges. Volunteers are needed who can sit with patients, 3 to 4 hours, one day per week to give family caregivers a much needed break and an opportunity to run errands or make phone calls to check on families.

Hospice volunteers are compassionate adults who are trained to listen to patients and family members. A free, comprehensive, training session will begin July 12. Interested persons should contact Volunteer Coordinator Bertha Orona at borona@chot.org or call 682-444-5332.

Rotary Club

Mansfield Sunrise Rotary Club (2014 Chamber of Commerce Volunteer Organization of the Year) will be moving our meetings from its current location to Mansfield Methodist Medical Center. We will meet in the physicians' conference room at the hospital beginning 7 a.m.

Historical society

Would you like to help preserve Mansfield's history? If so, volunteer at the Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center. Please come by and visit at 102 N. Main St. or go to www.mansfieldhistory.org. For more information, call (817) 473-4250 or e-mail mansfieldmuseum@sbcglobal.net.

Ministry center

Harvesting International Ministry Center seeks volunteers from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. The center operates a nonprofit Christian food bank based in Mansfield. For more information, call (817) 453-3663.

All Star Equestrian

All Star Equestrian needs help grooming, tacking, leading and side walking horses for its therapeutic horseback riding program. Children and adults with disabilities ride at the nonprofit center, located five miles west of downtown Mansfield. Call (817) 477-1437.

Wesley Mission Center

The Wesley Mission Center in Mansfield provides food, clothing, financial and counseling assistance to those in our community who are in distress. Come and share your time by volunteering in the food pantry as a stocker and bagger or in the thrift store as a greeter and merchandise handler. Shifts are usually two hours in length between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. To share of your time and gifts as a local Mission Center Volunteer, contact volunteer coordinator Jackie Stover at (817) 473-6650 or jackiesstover@gmail.com.

Ministry center

Harvesting International Ministry Center seeks volunteers from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. The center operates a nonprofit Christian food bank based in Mansfield. For more information, call (817) 453-3663.

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