Saturday , 26 May 2018

Volunteer McKinney: Oktoberfest, Santa’s Elves, Translators

Submitted by VMC

Volunteer McKinney Center has several openings this week for you to make a difference in your town!

McKinney Oktoberfest. The annual McKinney Main Street “Oktoberfest” in Historic Downtown McKinney will be held September 28 and 29, 2012. Volunteers are needed to help welcome families and friends to this popular, family-friendly event. Guests can enjoy authentic German music, food and drink, traditional costumes, dancing, kids’ activities and much more. Volunteers can help with activity areas, trash collection,
greeting guests, and other hospitality duties. If you would like to help make this traditional event successful, you can find more information on the VMC web site. Use Keyword “Oktoberfest” on the Volunteer Opportunities page of the VMC web site.

Santa’s Elves. Meals on Wheels of Collin County provides holiday gift boxes to 600 senior citizens. Volunteers can help the Holiday Programs Committee determine what the seniors want/ need, purchase boxes and gift items, and deliver boxes and gifts to the seniors. Volunteers should be able to devote at least ½ day per week from mid-September to December 10, although the schedule is flexible. For details, use Keywords, “Santa’s Little Helper” on the VMC web site.

Translators, Etc. Children and Community Health Center has recently expanded to 40 hours per week. Volunteer translators are needed for both day and evening clinics for a 2 to 6 hour shift on a weekly or monthly basis. The ability to speak fluent Spanish and a desire to help the uninsured working poor of northern Collin County are the main requirements for this position. For contact information, use Keywords, “Translators
Needed” on the VMC web site. CCHC also has other volunteer positions to fill the new schedule. To find information on each of these, use Keyword, “CCHC.”

For more volunteer opportunities go to our website at or contact our office at or phone us at 972-542-0679.

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