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Welcome Weekend 2017

Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Positions0 Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Age LimitTeens & Older
Description
Days of Service is a program that hosts different events throughout the semester to give back to the community. Welcome Weekend Day of Service is taking place on August 26th and will meet on the 3rd floor of the University Center. Check In will be from 7:45AM to 8:15AM with breakfast provided. It is our biggest event of the year including a little over 300 students. This project will benefit incoming and returning students by connecting them to service needs and opportunities around the Memphis community and gain interactions within their organizations. Welcome Weekend allows students all throughout campus to volunteer at various locations!
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Shifts (20)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Female Volunteers requested. Help set up for the American Cancer Society's Imagine Ball. Volunteers will be helping set up dinner tables by putting table cloths out and helping decorate. They will also help us set up our live and silent auctions.

415 Great View Drive East, Cordova, TN 38018
10/10Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Meet and engage with new families who may be interested in sending their students to Believe Memphis Academy, a tuition free, college prep school serving students in grades 4-8. Will have some fun games/activities planned for kids at the park as well as some giveaways to attract families to our tent. Volunteers will help facilitate games, talk to families about Believe Memphis Academy, and help to gather contact information from families that would like more information about Believe Memphis Academy.

Overton Park outside of the Rainbow Lake Playground. Volunteers can park in the playground parking lot or on the street leading up to the park and look for our big blue tent set up near the playground., Old Forest Lane, Memphis, TN 38104
20/20Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Basic office tasks, such as getting some donor acknowledgement letters ready, prepping envelopes for future mailings, and possibly some organizing of supplies.

275 S. Walnut Bend Rd., Ste 102, Cordova, TN 38018
4/4Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
CEB Board Only.

University Center 3rd Floor, 3720 Alumni Avenue, Memphis, TN 38152
0/3Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Volunteers would be transferring the food in Clio’s Closet from Mitchell Hall to the pantry’s new location in the University Center. They would be moving boxes using a dolly from Mitchell Hall to the UC, and then unpacking, organizing, and stocking the shelves.

Mitchell Hall, 130, Memphis, TN 38152
11/11Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Painting the Education Shed on the Girls Inc. Youth Farm

Be physically and mentally prepared for outdoor work. Must wear closed toe shoes (preferably sturdy shoes/boots). Rain gear is encourage. In the event of inclement weather, we will plan an alternative activity. Bring a refillable water bottle., 1179 Dellwood Avenue, Memphis, TN 38127
15/25Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
The store is primarily run by volunteers, who help sort and organize donations, stock shelves, assist customers, test appliances and electronics, and much more. Fill out waiver!
http://donorlynk.com/memphishabitat/waiver-form-4/

Fill out waiver., 7130 Winchester, Memphis, TN 38125
10/25Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Fix raised flower garden in front of school.

680 Hanley Street, Memphis, TN 38114
6/10Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Volunteers will be organizing and putting together materials for Harwood Center’s Applied Behavior Analysis program in preparation for the new school year. This will consist of organizing and cleaning classrooms, grouping craft kit materials, cutting out laminated materials, etc.

Meet at Entrance 4 of Hope Church, 8500 Walnut Grove Rd, Cordova, TN 38018
6/7Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Kirby Middle would like to create a painted rock garden to decorate the outside of the school.

6670 E. Raines Rd, Memphis, TN 38115
20/20Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Volunteers are needed to make blankets and toys while interacting with different pets. MUST BE 18.

2350 Appling city cove, Memphis, TN 38133
12/12Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Need for the volunteers in picking up debris in Greenbrook Park left from the highwaters.

Island Drive, Memphis, TN 38115
39/60Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Tasks would include garden maintenance and landscaping activities such as weeding beds, cutting grass, pruning plants, planting, mulching, adding compost to various areas.

University Center 3rd Floor, 575 Suzette Street, Memphis, TN 38126
4/25Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Two activities planned; spreading mulch in the dog park and clearing storm drains around the park and old forest. Both these activities will enhance park visitor experience by reducing things such as flooding that make both the dog park and forest inaccessible.

2080 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104
22/40Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Volunteers will meet at the Greenline Trailhead by collecting trash and pushing aside fallen branches and limbs. One of the most needed volunteer opportunities!

Location is directly across the street from a small, grey house. Volunteers will park in the lot across from the garden at the Shelby County Code Enforcement., 6489 Mullins Sation Road, Memphis, TN 38134
41/40Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Working on St.Jude Garden and cleaning it up.

150 Overton Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
15/17Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Volunteers are needed at the garden to clean and weed.

102 N 2nd St Calvary Episcopal Church Corner of 2nd and Adams, Memphis, TN 38103
10/20Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Will organize scholar room and library.

260 Joubert Avenue, Memphis, TN 38019
4/10Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Wooddale Middle would like to create a painted rock garden to decorate the outside of the school.

3467 Castleman, Memphis, TN 38118
10/20Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 8:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 12:00PM
Volunteers will be engaging in recreational therapy with the youth. This can include activities that range from different opportunities.

7410 Memphis Arlington Rd, Memphis, TN 38133
48/60Over