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.
BEACON HOSPICE: Seeking compassionate volunteers for activities from reading at a patient's bedside and knitting lap blankets, to joining Reiki and pet therapy programs. Volunteer opportunities are all free of cost. The Beacon Hospice approach to care creates an environment of hope, comfort and dignity for hospice patients and their families. Our patients live at home or in nursing facilities in areas including Westford, Billerica, Chelmsford, Lowell, North Andover, Andover, Lawrence, Methuen, Haverhill, Merrimac, Amesbury, Newburyport and Salisbury. New volunteers are asked to complete an application and participate in an 8-10 hour group training program or a one-on-one, 5-hour training. The next training session will be July 16, 23 and 30. To request an application or to get additional information, call Adreana Krukowski at 978-837-3333 in the Methuen office.
PACH OUTREACH AND FOOD PANTRY: Pepperell's PACH Outreach and Food Pantry is seeking volunteers with a desire to help the community and a vehicle: Thurs. mornings, to go to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank to pick up donated food (approx. 3 hours round trip); every fourth Tues., 5-7 p.m., to pack bags for PACH's shut-in clients; every fourth Thurs., noon-1:30 p.m., to deliver bags to shut-in clients; every second Tues., approx 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m., to pick up donated food from Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry at Devens; once a week (June-Aug.), to clean the PACH food pantry offices on Main Street. Training provided. Contact PACH Outreach office at 978-925-9770 or firstname.lastname@example.org leaving name and contact info. Visit pachoutreach.org.