VOLUNTEERING

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VOLUNTEERING/COMMUNITY SERVICE : 

VOLUNTEERING/COMMUNITY SERVICE Together we can make the world a better place to live.

EXPLORE YOUR INTERESTS : 

EXPLORE YOUR INTERESTS Help out in an animal shelter or nearest zoo Volunteer at a summer camp or preschool program Play games with kids at a neighborhood center Help out at a homeless shelter or soup kitchen Make curtains or bedspreads for a women’s shelter or nursing home residents Clean up parks or work a neighbor’s garden Join a community theater Join conservation activities

EXPLORE POSSIBLE CAREERS : 

EXPLORE POSSIBLE CAREERS Volunteer at a nursing home, retirement center or hospital Volunteer at the library, day care or community center; read to younger children or help with homework Volunteer at local museum or greenhouse/nursery Help with office work at a nonprofit organization (United Way of Ennis)

COLLEGE APPS AND WORK RESUMES : 

COLLEGE APPS AND WORK RESUMES Colleges Who are you inside and outside of classroom Looking for well-rounded individuals Employers want workers who Arrives on time EVERY day Takes responsibility for actions Takes direction from supervisors Works well with others A good reference from an agency may help you land that job.

IT’S FUN!!! : 

IT’S FUN!!! It is better to give than to receive! You feel better about yourself Your self-esteem and confidence increases You make new friends You learn new skills

Share Your Talents and Knowledge : 

Share Your Talents and Knowledge Everyone has something unique to share with others. Blood Donors Helping Hands Relay For Life

ADVANCE THE COMMON GOOD : 

ADVANCE THE COMMON GOOD Is this the way things are supposed to be? Get involved—make a positive change in the world With our help, Ennis can be a place where Families are healthy and strong Children receive the help needed to succeed The disabled and elderly may live independently We have safe and supportive neighborhoods

Phone Numbers/Websites : 

Phone Numbers/Websites United Way of Ennis—972-351-2060 Helping Hands of Ennis—972-875-0218 Meals on Wheels—972-351-9943 Habitat for Humanity—972-937-2797 Local churches—Home improvement activities Ellis Co. SPCA—972-935-0756 Boys and Girls Club—972-878-1543 Communityservice.org

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By volunteering, you help make our community a better place to live, and YOU become part of the solution.

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