Send information for this listing 10 days in advance to: Volunteers, Lifestyle Department, The Sun, 491 Dutton St., Lowell, MA 01854.
ADULT DAY VOLUNTEERS: D'Youville Senior Care Center, 981 Varnum Ave., Lowell, seeks volunteers for a variety of activities. Hours flexible. Contact Cindy Dobrzynski, 978-569-1000 ext. 2030 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AMERICAN TEXTILE HISTORY MUSEUM: Looking for gallery volunteers for the upcoming exhibition, Fiberart International 2013, on view July 11-Oct. 26, to greet the public, provide an overview of the exhibit, and make the visitor experience pleasant. Contact Sandra Price at email@example.com or 978-441-0400, ext. 243.
FRIENDS OF TYLER PARK: Seeking volunteers of all ages and skills in organic gardening, landscaping or outdoor work for routine maintenance and special projects. Scouts and students welcome. Call Denise, 978-454-6121.
FRESH AIR FUND: An independent, not-for-profit agency that provides free summer vacations for children from low-income communities in New York. Seeking host families in the Merrimack Valley area to participate. Call Deborah Carter, 978-692-9673 or www.freshair.org.
IRONSTONE FARM: Andover farm is seeking volunteers (age 13-adults) to lead horses or walk alongside clients receiving therapy on horseback. No experience required. Volunteers needed Monday-Saturday, yearround.
MOBILE PANTRY: The Mobile Pantry Program of the Merrimack Valley Food Bank is seeking drivers to deliver groceries to Greater Lowell homebound elderly and disabled residents. Day and time scheduled according to availability, Mon.-Fri. Call Suellen, 978-454-7174.
NATURE CONNECTION: Formerly Animals As Intermediaries, a nature-based therapeutic and educational program at Emerson Umbrella for the Arts, 40 Stow St., Concord. Seeking volunteers to train as facilitators. A minimum commitment of 5-10 hours per month is required. Also seeking volunteers for new publicity and internet research projects. Training provided. Call Janey, 978-369-2585 or visit aai-nature.org.
POWER OF FLOWERS PROJECT: Seeks volunteers to create and distribute small, individual bouquets of recycled and refreshed flowers donated from weddings, parties and funerals. The flowers are delivered free-of-charge to seniors, veterans, hospital patients and others in need of a smile throughout southern N.H. and northern Mass. Flower-arranging experience not needed. Other volunteer activities also available such as donation pickup/delivery, fundraising, newsletter etc. Hours are varied and extremely flexible. For information, visit powerofflowersproject.org or call 978-226-8545.