Volunteer

BCOC volunteers are a driving force for our organization. Whether you want to volunteer for a special project or event, or help out on a regular basis, we value your time and experience. We are currently accepting applications for volunteers.

Current Volunteer Needs:

Grange Fair:

WHAT: The Middletown Grange Fair is a five-day agricultural showcase featuring an array of agricultural exhibits, entertainment events and displays ranging from 4-H competitions to a horse show, a fair queen contest, antique tractors and plenty of food, rides and vendors. BCOC Volunteers will be ambassadors, staffing the information table. There will be information on our programs, as well as give-aways and games. Volunteers get free parking (admission) and can attend the fair before or after their shift.

WHERE: The Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, 576 Penns Park Road, Wrightstown, PA 18940

WHEN:  August 13 - 17, 2014

SHIFTS: 10am - 1 pm; 1 pm- 4 pm; 4 pm - 7 pm; 7 pm- 10 pm (11 pm on Friday and Saturday nights). Sunday August 17th the last shift ends at 4 pm. Two people are needed to help with set-up (Wednesday August 13 at 9 am) and breakdown (Sunday at 5 pm) 

Learn more about the Fair at http://www.grangefair.org/

Administrative Assistants: 

WHAT: Volunteer receptionist/Administrative Assistants neded.

WHERE: 100 Doyle Street, Doylestown, PA.

WHEN:  Office hours are Monday-Friday, between 8 am - 4:30 pm. Volunteers would schedule shifts in advance, of at least two hours or more. A commitment of at least 6 hours per week is requested. This will be an ongoing assignment. Training will be provided.   

Helping Hands: 

WHAT:  Volunteers needed to help unload and load food donations. May include bagging produce, unloading meats and other food donations, and loading vehicles for pantries. Ability to lift 25 lbs or more.  

WHEN: 

  1. Tuesday 7/29, 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm. Jesus Focus Ministry, 1150 Bristol Road in Southampton. (SPecial event)
  2. Ongoing: Thursdays-  7/31, 8/7, 8/14, 8/21, 8/28- 11 am - 1 pm. Location: New Britain Baptist Church, 22 East Butler Avenue, New Britain. Ability to lift 25 lbs. or more.
Weatherization Phone Banking:

WHAT: Volunteers reach out to low-income families to informa them of the home eneergy conservation program offered by the Opportunity Council. A 45-minute training is required prior to shift. The next training date is TBD.

WHERE: BCOC Admin Office, 100 Doyle Street, Doylestown, PA 18901

WHEN:  Weekdays, Shifts are 3 hours long, either 9:30 am - 12:00 pm or 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm. Dates vary.

 

Ideas, questions? Contact our Volunteer and Community Connections Manager, Eileen Albillar at ealbillar@bcoc.org or 215-345-8175 x209. 


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