Tuesday , 19 June 2018

Volunteer Opps: MADD, Healthcare Rally, Spanish Translators

Volunteer McKinney Center presents this week’s opportunties to get involved.

MADD Training. MADD requires volunteers to attend a 3-hour training course. Scheduled training dates are: Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. – 12 noon in Sherman; Wednesday, August 31, from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. in McKinney; and Tuesday, September 27, 6:30- 9:00 p.m. in McKinney. The class is 1 ½ hours of orientation followed by one hour of Speakers’ Bureau Training. If you are interested, contact Linda.freer@madd.org or 214-585-4616 at least 1 week prior to training in order to sign up.

Rally for Healthcare. The Red Hot Road Rally is scheduled for August 27 to raise funds for Children and Community Health Center. Youth volunteers are needed for the 7 – 10:30 a.m. shift and the 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. shift. Church groups, scouts, and individuals are encouraged to help with this fundraising event to support the free medical clinic for low-income uninsured residents of northern Collin County. For additional information, go the VMC web site. Look for “Youth and Youth Groups Needed” under New Listings.

Spanish Translators. Children and Community Health Center of McKinney is seeking volunteers to coordinate communication between English and Spanish speakers. Translators interact with patients as well as medical and office staff. The Health Center is often the only source for medical care for patients. If you can communicate fluently in both Spanish and English, this agency can certainly use your help. For contact information, look for “Spanish Translators” under Updated Listings on the VMC web site.

For information on these and other volunteer opportunities, contact Volunteer McKinney Center at 972/542-0679 or by e-mail at volunteermck@sbcglobal.net or Web Site www.volunteermckinney.org

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