Stories with 'volunteering' tag

United Way LINC Senior Prom

Held for the older adults of Southwest Social Services, the LINC Senior Prom will be an opportunity for you to interact with older adults in a variety of ways. You can build complimentary corsages and boutonnieres at the arts and crafts table. Take them out on the dance floor. Escort them to the makeover corner, […]

/ April 17, 2019


Volunteer: Inspire305 gives back at Opa-locka Urban Farm

Join Inspire305 for a morning of gardening, painting and planting healthy produce at the Opa-locka Urban Farm! Opa-locka, a Miami-Dade community, is considered one of Miami’s food deserts. With only two discount grocery stores to serve its 16,000 residents, local fast food and corner stores have become a quick and easy way for our neighbors […]

/ March 12, 2019


Volunteer: Baynanza 2019

Baynanza is a celebration of Biscayne Bay and its significance as one of our most important ecological systems in South Florida. While Baynanza includes more than 25 great events throughout March and April, the event that has become nearly synonymous with this celebration is the Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day.   RSVP here.

/ March 25, 2019


Volunteer: Senior Day of Excellence with Mind&Melody

Join United Way and Mind&Melody, Inspire305’s 2018 Trailblazer grant winner, to transform the lives of active older adults and older adults experiencing dementia. Volunteers will not only assist with our hour-long music session, but also engage with older adults in other socialization activities and foster intergenerational relationships. RSVP here.

/ March 25, 2019


Volunteer: The Miami Bridge Enhancement Project

Join United Way of Miami-Dade in making Miami Bridge space more secure and appealing for youth, staff and families who benefit from this Emergency youth shelter. Volunteers will be planting and helping beautify a meditation pit and a volleyball court. Miami Bridge Community Base Service is known as First Stop For Families. This program is […]

/ March 25, 2019


Volunteer: Intergenerational Sensory Garden

Join United Way and Easterseals in creating a sensory friendly garden that will be used by children and older adults. Volunteers will help create different areas of the garden that focus on sight, sound, smell, touch and relaxation. Volunteers will have the opportunity to create wind chimes, bird feeders, plant gardens, assemble furniture and interact […]

/ March 25, 2019


Volunteer: A Room to Read

Join United Way of Miami-Dade and Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) to create a lending library for children and families to use. Volunteers will have the opportunity to build furniture, decorate a room and read to children at the school. RCMA, a United Way funded agency, is an early child development center in Homestead Florida, […]

/ March 25, 2019


Volunteer: Painting with a Purpose

Join United Way and the Jewish Volunteer Center as we create a multi-purpose room at Alper JCC Early Childhood Center, a program of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Volunteers will paint the room, create a sensory wall, build furniture and organize the room. The Alper JCC Early Childhood Program serves infants from 8 weeks old to […]

/ March 25, 2019


Volunteer: Hands in for Paws and Purrs

Join United Way of Miami-Dade and Miami-Dade County Animal Services to learn about pet care, make new friends that share a passion for animals, and have tons of fun, all while making a positive impact on the lives of animals. Volunteers will receive training and orientation upon arrival and spend the morning assisting with shelter […]

/ March 25, 2019


Volunteer: Imagination Day (Three Locations Available)

How can your love for children and a few pieces of cardboard inspire a young mind? Join us at United Way of Miami-Dade’s Imagination Day — an amazing opportunity to spark a child’s creativity through the use of a simple cardboard box and other recycled materials. Spend time with children while creating something new.   […]

/ March 25, 2019