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Volunteers wanted: June 19, 2022 | Lifestyle

The American Red Cross—East Texas Chapter, a nonprofit organization that prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers, has various volunteer opportunities available with many programs the American Red Cross has to offer. For information, contact Executive Director Karen Holt at or call (903) 331-2565.

Longview Regional Medical Center is seeking volunteers to join its Volunteer Auxiliary. For information, call (903) 233-4762.

East Texas Literacy Council, a nonprofit based in Longview, has an immediate need for a volunteer to teach an ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) class one or two mornings a week in Kilgore. No experience is required. For information, call (903) 757-9302.

Lifesavers: Skylyr’s Passion Rescue, a local nonprofit, foster-based dog rescue organization, has an immediate need for foster homes to help facilitate this effort. Fostering usually lasts three to six weeks. The rescue provides food, vet care, etc. You provide love, a safe place for the dog to hang out and help the dog get ready for its furever home. For information email, or text Angie at (903) 452-0526.

Longview Arboretum and Nature Center seeks volunteers to help at the front desk, in the gift shop, garden, children’s classrooms and events. For information, call (903) 212-2181.

Silver Paws, a nonprofit agency that provides healing through animal-assisted activity and therapy programs, is seeking volunteers to help at our facility as a greeter, program assistants and fundraisers and event assistance. We are always looking for new animal therapy teams who are ready to serve the community. For information, visit, call (903) 720-2068 or email

All Good Dogs Coalition seeks volunteers with observation skills who can follow instructions. They will participate at monthly adoption events and/or rehab activities under the guidance of a dog trainer. For information, email or call/text Klancey (903) 235-0383.

Longview pet rescue organizations have an immediate need for volunteers to foster dogs and cats due to an increase in strays and pet surrenders. Volunteers are trained and most expenses are covered. Fostering can last from a few weeks to a few months. For information, email or visit

Newgate Mission, 207 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview, needs volunteers for lunch servers 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Tuesdays through Fridays. Caps and masks are required. Volunteers can be with a group or individual. Up to three people are needed each day. For information, call Brenda, (903) 757-6146.

Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center is a nonprofit organization that provides a collaborative, multidisciplinary response to the investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse. Volunteers help restore hope to children who have been abused. For information, email or call (903) 807-0189.

Texas Home Health Hospice, 2904 N. Fourth St., Longview, needs volunteers to offer patient companionship, family support and office assistance. For information, email or call (903) 234-0943.

East Texas HOUSE is looking for volunteers to help children as they enter the foster care system. CASA volunteers are screened and trained, then appointed by judges to represent and advocate for the child in the child protection system. For information, email or call (903) 753-8093.

Longview Citizens on Patrol seeks volunteers to increase cooperation between residents and the Longview Police Department. For information and volunteer opportunities, email or call (903) 424-9609.

— To have information considered for publication in this section, send your information by 5 pm Wednesday to or mail to PO Box 1792, Longview, TX 75606.


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