Technology assistants help residents navigate the use of devices borrowed from 2Life’s Digital Device Lending Libraries and Computer Centers, and online portals like Zoom.
The Safe Grocery Shopping Initiative for residents who are unable to go to the grocery store.
Armchair Travel Series in which volunteers “take” residents all over the world from the comfort and safety of their homes.
Joyful Connections social drop-in program for residents experiencing memory loss and their family members, friends and companions.
Morning shifts are available Tuesdays from 10am-12pm in our diaper pantry to answer phones, assist new clients, fill orders for diaper delivery clients, bring diaper delivery bundles to arriving delivery volunteers, process new supplies and stock diaper shelves. Our diaper pantry is located next door to the new NIN Food Warehouse.
Delivery shifts are available Monday through Friday. Volunteers make no contact deliveries to clients in need of food or diapers. This is especially important for our client families who have tested Covid + or are in quarantine or are at high risk. Delivery volunteers are given 5-7 deliveries for the Greater Lawrence area. Each group…
Morning and afternoon shifts available Monday through Friday. 2-3 volunteers work at a time, wearing masks and gloves. Youth and family shifts are also available. Volunteers pack bags at our Warehouse space.
Our Program for Refugee Learners (PRL) is an online class for newly resettled refugees who speak English at a beginner level, and who also need additional literacy support as an introduction to the American alphabet. Volunteers co-teach an online class once per week for 12 weeks, using a proven curriculum.
Anyone can volunteer to help. You will get assignments and training that fit with your experience and capabilities. From skilled tradespeople – carpenters, plumbers, electricians, roofers, and others – to the “weekend warriors” who love to work with their hands and energetic novices – all are welcome to join us and get the immense satisfaction…
Active volunteers participate more frequently on organizational tasks and duties as a member of a Committee or Board.