The Anne Carlsen Center has a number of ways in which volunteers can make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities.
• Teaching a class such as music, drama, art, current events, getting to know places around the world, or Native American culture.
• Read to a group or play games.
• Start a club (photography, bird watching, scrapbooking, making jewelry, gardening, fishing).
• Assist with a newsletter or radio broadcasts.
• Sewing bibs, ties on towels for bibs, covers for laundry carts.
• Filing or shredding records.
• Disinfecting equipment or toys.
• Rocking children.
• After School Activities.
• Drive a bus for clients and take them to their volunteer opportunities or recreational events.
• Assist Life Skills Assistants with trips (swimming, playing games, parties) or outdoor activities (biking, softball, soccer, frizz bee golf, going to the park, sledding).
• Assist Community Services staff with putting on special events (employer recognition luncheons, dances, style shows, spring tea).
“What makes the Anne Carlsen Center so amazing is the people who invest their time and love,” said ACC Chief Executive Officer Eric Monson. “There are as many ways to invest yourself in making a difference as you can imagine. All it takes, is to pick one.”
To learn more about the amazing opportunities available through the Center, call 1-800-568-5175 .