Friday, April 25, 2014

Camp Christopher Clean Up Day

Camp Christopher (a program of Catholic Charities), located in Bath, OH offers unique camping opportunities for the young and young at heart. Camp Christopher is committed to the growth and development of all children through quality programming structured around nature, community and spirit. They are in need of volunteers to assist with Clean Up Day - Saturday, May 17th - 9am to 4pm Volunteers needed to clean windows, wash cabins, pick up litter, raking the trails, readying the flower beds, working on awards & more. Lunch Provided; Volunteers under the age of 18 welcome, accompanied by an adult. No background checks/or volunteer application is needed ahead of time.

To sign up check out or contact Kelly A. Kaufman, Special Events/Volunteer Coordinator of Catholic Charities Community Services of Summit County at 330.762.2961 x232 or 

To learn more about Camp Christopher: 

Monday, April 21, 2014

Keep Akron Beautiful Super Saturday

Keep Akron Beautiful Super Saturday, May 3, 2014, is a Thank You event at the Akron Zoo for the first 1000 people who sign up to help "Clean Up Akron" during the month of April. We are looking for volunteers to help pack and serve lunches in a food line at Komodo Kingdom from 10am to Noon (set up and serve) and to help serve and serve and clean up from Noon to 2pm. As a Volunteer thank you, you will receive a free Lunch/Breakfast (pending the shift you choose) and free admission and parking at the Zoo for the remainder of the day. 

Should you have any questions and to sign up contact Kelly Chaff (By Monday April 27 at Noon) at with your name, shift, and contact information. 

Summer Career Opportunities through Akron YMCA

Potential Camp Counselors! Are you looking for a summer job that you sit around all day looking for something to do? The Akron Rotary Camp serves children and adults with special needs. Their campers diagnoses range from autism to spina bifida, to reactive attachment disorder(RAD) to PTSD. Gain valuable leadership skills, the ability to get up in front of a group and lead activities or sing songs with ease and memories/friendships that will last forever. To check out all employment positions go to . If interest in camp, contact JD Detsch at 330.644.4512 ext 3204 or

Seasonal Landscaping Job Opportunity

Seasonal Landscaping Job Opportunity
Let’s Grow Akron Beautification Crew Member
Part time seasonal position beginning April 1 through November 15 (determined by weather)
Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
•             Spring and Fall Cleanup
•             Tilling           
•             Hauling and spreading soil, compost and mulch
•             Clearing trash and debris
•             Mowing and trimming
•             Equipment Maintenance
•             Building and repairing fences and compost bins
•             Preparation for special events


For more information contact Lisa Nunn by phone: (330)745-9700 or email:  

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Bridgestone Firestone Invitational

The Bridgestone Firestone Invitational runs from July 30 through August 3 and are in need of 20-25 volunteers to help staff three concession stands. There are three six and one-half hour shifts each day. The event is located at Firestone Country Club. Proceeds benefit the Edwin Shaw Rehab Challenge Golf Program. Admission to golf event is free prior or after your shift.
Please call Ron or Marilyn at 330.784.5400 if you can help.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Marathon Charity Classic

The Prom Management Group provides staff to concession stands at the Marathon Charity Classic taking place at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, OH. They recruit nonprofits/students/churches to volunteer and then in return gives back 10% of sales on a prorated status as a thank you for making the event a success. One of their 2014 Marathon Concession events run from July 14-20 with a variety of time slots. For more information and to sign up please contact Nicole Burg at 651-286-8852 or at

Garlic Mustard Pull (New Date)

Garlic Mustard Pull
May 3 from 9:30am-1:00pm

The Master Gardeners’ Garlic Mustard Pull has changed its event date to May 3! The GOGA and Summit County Master Gardeners are trying to mitigate the problem of invasive species taking over our native habitats. Volunteers are suggested long sleeve shirts and pants and sturdy work gloves. If individuals have access to pruner or pruning saws it would be helpful but not essential. Meet at 9:30am for coffee and doughnuts and a short lecture about invasive plants. Located at Crown Point Ecology Center: 3220 Ira Road, Bath OH, 44210. 
If you would like to volunteer please contact Sam Morlan at 330-336-6269 or at