Big Sunday happily welcomes you to Our Really Big Community Calendar.
We try to include all kinds of volunteering and helping opportunities for all kinds of interests, talents, passions, and ages! As you’ll see, these include volunteering opportunities (one-time and long-term) as well as the chance to support a nonprofit by attending fundraising events. Plus, of course, we include all of Big Sunday’s homegrown events, too! Whoever you are, and whatever you do, there is someone out there who could use your help.
If you have questions about our calendar, or would like to add a listing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or submit your event/opportunity via the button below.
Get a free swag bag for sharing your input on Long Beach Water!
Join Long Beach Water to share your feedback on Long Beach Water’s services and communications. They’ll incorporate what they hear to help improve Long Beach Water’s programs and services to best meet community needs and interests.
Please join them on Dec. 12! Parking available at designated library lot or street parking.
Thursday, Dec. 12, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Dana Neighborhood Library (3680 Atlantic Ave.)
Refreshments will be provided. Language translation and reasonable accommodations available.
As space is limited, please RSVP now by clicking the link below:
For more info, please contact Kaylee Weatherly at Long Beach Water at Kaylee.email@example.com or 562.714.8250.
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
VOLUNTEER COACHES (BASKETBALL, SOCCER & INDOOR FLAG FOOTBALL)
We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic volunteer coaches who are interested in teaching youth sports. Our program goal is to create a positive environment that promotes self-confidence and self-esteem through the experiences we provide. The program is dedicated to providing all youth with the highest quality of recreation and educational experiences for boys and girls ages 6 to 12 years-old.
This is a great place to gain experience working with children, improve communication and people skills. High school and college students can volunteer to receive service learning for their school.
Help keep kids on track in school! We need tutors for K-7 students in all subjects including writing skills, reading, math and science. All learning materials, both printed and digital, are provided. Tutoring hours are Monday–Friday, 3–7PM.
MONITORS AND GREETERS
Volunteers can work any time during operational hours. Volunteers will assist customer service attendants, walk around program areas, greet members, answer questions, and make sure child safety guidelines are being followed. The Salvation Army wants to provide a safe environment for our community.
Volunteers can work any time during operational hours. Volunteers will assist customers and guests by directing them to their class or answering questions.
SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICE
Volunteers will assist in various duties in our Social Services Office.
Would you like to serve as a judge for the Best House decorating contest?
Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA) and Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane are asking for volunteers to help judge in the Best House decorating contest. Homes are decorated along Daisy Avenue & along Maine Avenue.
Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Meet at Hill Street & Daisy Avenue
Afterwards, everyone will go to Starbucks for some warm refreshments.
Please contact: Maria Norvell, Chair at (562) 427-5021 or e-mail DaisyAvenueChristmasTreeLane@aol.com
They would like to invite you to come and look at the decorated homes and the decorated Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane on Daisy Avenue between Pacific Coast Highway and Willow Street. The lights turn on every night at 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. and the whole street becomes a winter wonderland. This year’s theme is Christmas Spirit on Daisy.
Join AOC7 for their 2nd Annual Tree Watering and Tree Decorating Event!!!
Help turn 10th Street into Candy Cane Lane! AOC7 is looking for "super volunteers" to join them for their 2nd annual 10th Street tree watering and tree decorating event on Saturday, December 14th! Volunteers will be watering and decorating almost 100 trees on 10th Street from Alamitos to Cherry Ave. This is a really fun event that dosen't require any experience. They will provide the buckets and all the supplies to water the trees. If you're feeling really cheerful and would like to wear your little Elves or Santa Hats that would make great photo ops. Invite your family and friends. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.
Decorations will be welcome!
When: Saturday, December 14th from 8:30 am to 10:30 am
Where: Craftsman Village Park
850 Orange Ave., Long Beach, 90813
Contact Mary 562 758-5751 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Audubon California’s 4000-acre Starr Ranch Sanctuary in southeast Orange County is pleased to invite you to join them as a volunteer "Weed Warrior." Weeds can alter habitats and have negative effects on wildlife. Volunteers help remove smilo grass, periwinkle, English ivy, and English plantain using non-chemical methods.
No experience necessary. Training and tools provided. Please wear clothes that can get dirty, long pants, closed-toe shoes and layers for changing weather. Bring snacks and a picnic lunch, if you wish. A personal water bottle, a hat and sunscreen are strongly recommended.
Adults and children ages 8 and older are welcome. Children under 13 must be accompanied by adults. Service at Starr Ranch fulfills community service requirements. Please take a look at their volunteer days from November 2019 through May 2020. Find the dates that work for you and RSVP to Sandy DeSimone, email@example.com
2019-2020 Saturday Volunteer Days
9am – 12:30 pm each date (*except April)
November 9 & 16
December 7 & 14
January 11 & 18
February 8 & 15
March 7 & 21
April 4, 11, & 18 *(1:30pm – 4:30pm)
May 9 & 16
If you can’t find a date that works for you and would still like to volunteer, it is possible to volunteer during the week, Monday – Friday. Please reply with a suggested date to Sandy, firstname.lastname@example.org and they will get back to you.
For more information on Starr Ranch Sanctuary call 949-858-0309 or visit their website: www.starrranch.org
Volunteer with the Office of Sustainability to help care for the native plant restoration area at Willow Springs Park! This is a 12 acre restoration area filled with native coastal sage scrub and wetland plants. It features hills and low-lying areas that form a natural gulch. Volunteers will spread mulch and remove invasive species to help the native plants thrive.
Saturday, December 14th 9am to 12pm,
Willow Springs Park
Parking is available at 2755 Orange Avenue.
Gloves, tools and refreshments will be provided for all volunteers. Minors will need a waiver signed by a parent or guardian: http://longbeach.gov/globalassets/sustainability/media-library/documents/about-us/events-calendar/longview-waiver
Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/592589961281742/
For any questions contact Sustainability@longbeach.gov or 562-570-6396
Join us at George F Canyon Nature Center every 3rd Saturday from 10am to 11am for a fun volunteer day for the whole family! Volunteers will learn about environmental stewardship while engaging in fun activities in our demonstration garden. Great for all ages!
Requirements: Children under the age of 15 must come with parent supervision. All participants are required to wear close-toed shoes and outdoor appropriate clothing. Seeking families!
Vroman's favorite storytime guy, Mr. Steve, shares books with little ones every Wednesday and Saturday morning in the kids' section of the store.
Ages 2 – 7
You are invited by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Long Beach to attend the following:
Pay & Benefits Negotiation
Learn to confidently negotiate your financial future! Be ready for 2020.
Saturday, December 14 / 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Field Office of LB City Councilwoman Suzie Price
Conservation Corps Building
340 Nieto Ave, Long Beach, CA 90803
Created for working women and limited to 40 participants, each AAUW Work Smart workshop includes a workbook and is interactive with role-playing and a trained facilitator.
Whether you are negotiating for a new job or an earned raise or promotion, you will gain confidence to:
· Identify and articulate your personal value
· Conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits
· Develop an arsenal of negotiation strategies and persuasive responses
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