Volunteer

BE A WILKINSON CENTER VOLUNTEER!

PU5A0283Volunteers are vital to the success of Wilkinson Center. Through their time and effort volunteers act as partners to our organization and assist in our goal to provide quality programs and services to our clients. Individuals or small groups may sign up for volunteer assignments in our various programs including: food and emergency services adult education, and family enhancement programs. Please contact us for corporate and large group projects or any other volunteer questions.

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Food Pantry

We are always in need of non-perishable food, as well as toilet tissue, paper towels, diapers and formula!

Pantry Assistant

  • Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:45AM to noon
    Tuesday: 12:45PM – 4PM
  • Description: Greet clients, help them shop for food and restock shelves. Call to see if there is some availability for you or your group!

Senior Program

Lunch & Learn Sessions

  • Days: 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 1 to 2:30 PM
  • Description: Need donations of lunch for 25 seniors who attend each session; need volunteer speakers to give a 45 minute presentation on a topic of interest to seniors (exercise, finances, wills, etc.)

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Special Events Volunteer Opportunities

  • Can Do Luncheon (spring)
  • Spirit of Taos (fall)
  • Turkey Drive and Distribution (November)
  • Toy Drive and Distribution (December)

Group Volunteer Opportunities

  • Hold a food/essential items drive and deliver/stock your donation at our food pantry
  • Mock Interviews with Adult Education students
  • English vocabulary exercises with ESL students
  • Bring a group of 5 to help clients shop in our food pantry
  • Conduct a workshop for our clients at our Family Education Center
  • Assist with a cleaning/organizing event at the food pantry or adult education site

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Toy Drive
Help spread holiday cheer by donating to our annual Toy Drive & Distribution! We are in need of individuals, corporations, and groups to donate bicycles, scooters, unwrapped toys, and $25 gift cards (Target, Walmart, etc.). These items will be distributed to 300 children who otherwise may not receive holiday gifts this year.
Sign up to donate toys here
Give financially to support the Toy Drive here
Transport toys to distribution site on December 19th here


 

If you’re interested in volunteering with Wilkinson Center contact Laura Ingrim by filling out the application below:
(The application does not guarantee a volunteer position with Wilkinson Center)

Personal Information
Volunteer Information

A conviction does not automatically mean you will not be considered for a volunteer position. What you were convicted of, the circumstances surrounding the conviction and how long ago the conviction occurred are important considerations in determining your eligibility. Give all of the facts, so that a fair decision can be made.

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