HandsOn Texarkana, The New Volunteer Center, offers volunteer opportunities in the community. Potential volunteers should contact Kathey Graves at 903-798-3211. For a complete listing, go to HandsOnTexarkana.org.
Opportunities Senior Day Care Center needs volunteers to assist with games, sing-a-longs, Bible devotions, bingo, arts and crafts, painting and reading stories. Call 903-791-2286.
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, Shreveport, needs volunteers to help at clinics in Longview, Texas; Monroe, La., and Texarkana. Duties include assisting staff and patients and operating passenger vans. Contact Esther Comb at 318-221-8411 ext. 5024 or 1-800-863-7441 ext. 6124 or esther. [email protected]; or Sandy Franks at ext. 6171 at either number or [email protected]
Prison Visitation and Support needs volunteers to visit prisoners at the federal prison in Texarkana. Visitors make monthly visits and see three to five prisoners. Training and information manual are provided. For an application, contact Denise Carpenter at [email protected], 314-223-8284 or P.O. Box 28201, St. Louis, MO 63132.