Monday, June 28, 2010

Helping Our Community

Mt. Lebanon's website keep a running list of volunteer opportunities in our great community. Below is that very list - take a look! Summertime is a great time to get out in the community and make a difference while having fun too!

St. Clair Hospital Seeking volunteers for clerical work, event planning, fund-raising, information desk, escorts, gift shop and snack bar. 1000 Bower Hill Road. 412-344-6600 ext. 1650.

St. Winifred Food Bank Services Provides services to people with limited income or resources. 412-343-3320.

Mt. Lebanon Library Seeking volunteers for typing, telephoning, shelving new books, stuffing envelopes, mailing, programs, creating book lists and making homebound deliveries. 16 Castle Shannon Boulevard. 412-531-1912.

Meals on Wheels To help prepare or deliver meals, call Lutheran Service Society at 412-734-9330.

Asbury Heights/Asbury Place Seeking volunteer escorts and clerks for the country store. 412-571-5150.

Baptist Homes Seeking volunteer escorts, help for outings and special activities, van drivers and gift shop help. 412-563-6550.

Contact Pittsburgh This crisis and suicide hotline is looking for nonjudgmental listeners to provide immediate emotional support to adults and teens. Classes for the 30-hour training course are available periodically. Upon completion, volunteers are asked to work eight to 12 service hours per month. 412-820-0100 or,

Hospital Outreach in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Parent Resource Network, 5151 Penn Avenue, seeks parent volunteers who have experienced the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to provide outreach to other families currently in the hospital. Comprehensive, free training is available. Apply online at or call (toll free) 877-647-4373 ext 705.

Mt. Lebanon Volunteer Fire Company seeking volunteers. Mt. Lebanon Fire Department, 555 Washington Road. 412-343-3402.