By The Bakersfield Californian
Society for Disabled Children needs help at its Pirate Treasure Hunt to be held during the Kern Scottish Games from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 23. Volunteers are needed to help with event setup, staffing games, assisting in the pirate treasure hunt and event clean up. To find out more, call Sabrina Stolting at 322-5595.
Kern County Museum has fun volunteer opportunities coming up -- during Frontier Life April 12 and Wild West Days April 13. Volunteers are needed for various costumed and non-costumed activities. To take part, contact Breeann Romo at 868-8422 or email@example.com.
For MS Service Day on Saturday, March 16, the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation is looking for skilled volunteers to help with home improvement projects for people suffering from the disease. For more information, call Christine Grontkowski at 321-9512.
Bakersfield Homeless Center is looking for groups to provide carnival booths at the Easter Eggstravaganza 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23. Find out how your group can get involved with this event by contacting Jerri Alvarado at 322-9199, ext.110, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alzheimer Disease Association of Kern County needs help to make its Annual Golf Classic another success on Friday, March 15. Volunteers are needed to work shifts -- 9 a.m to 1 p.m.; noon to 5 p.m.; and 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call Robin McGarrah at 393-8873 to find out how to help.
The Residences of West Columbus is seeking volunteers to join the residence team at the new housing for former foster youth that will be inaugurated in April.
Volunteers can learn about the 20 former foster youth that will be starting a new life in the new homes 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. March 11 at Covenant Community Services, 1700 N. Chester Ave. Volunteers with any type of skills or creative ideas are encouraged to participate.
Call before March 8 to confirm your attendance. For more information, contact Precious Murphy at 829-6999 or at email@example.com.
Mayor's Freeway Cleanup needs volunteers to assist with de-littering the freeway off- and on-ramps. Vests, helmets and trash bags are provided. Volunteers will meet at 8:45 a.m. The next freeway cleanup will take place this Saturday, March 9. Meet at the Park & Ride lot on Stockdale Highway, west of Oak Street. Travel by bus/van to the various cleanup locations and return by 11 a.m. Mark your calendars for March 9 and 23, April 6 and 20, and May 4 and 18. For future cleanups and additional information, call 326-3770. If there's adverse weather (active rain or fog), cleanup will be cancelled.
Want to make a difference this Easter season? Volunteer with The Mission at Kern County. If you would like to participate, contact Jaime Durham at 889-6219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more volunteer opportunities or to be included in this list in the future, call the Volunteer Center of Kern County at 395-9787.