Day of Caring – Van Buren Projects

To sign up for a project fill out the form at the bottom of the page, make sure you click submit to complete. Please fill out the form completely. You will get a free t shirt if you sign up before March 16th. After you sign up if you have not heard from us in 48 hours, please call, 782-1311.

 

86 – Abilities Unlimited
Abilities Unlimited works to train, evaluate and place handicapped individuals in competitive employment.
7 – 30 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Work with clients as a cooking team.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Cooking skills.

This project is full no longer accepting volunteers. 87 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Assemble wind chimes with clients.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Craft skills.

88 – Abilities Unlimited
10 – 20 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Plant flowers in front planters, place decorative rock in front of building.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Gardening skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

89 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Replant items in planter boxes around fire pit.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Gardening skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

90 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road -Replant items in raised flower beds.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Gardening skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

91- Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Create a decorative river bed.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Landscaping and gardening skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

92 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Paint production room walls.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Painting skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, painting clothes.

93 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 8 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Paint warehouse bathrooms.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Painting skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, painting clothes.

94 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 8 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Paint board room.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Paint skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, paint clothes.

95 – Abilities Unlimited
8 – 15 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Paint parking lines and install parking barriers.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Read a tape measure and follow parking lot layout.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves and sledge hammers.

96 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Restripe basketball court.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

97 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Repair fence around flag football field.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

This project is full, no longer taking volunteers. 98 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Line flag football field and practice/play with the Abilities Unlimited Flag Football Team.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

99 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Assemble benches for flag football field.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

100 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 6 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Build a recycle can storage unit.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, cordless screw gun. hammer.

101 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Build retaining wall.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry and concrete working skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

102 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Disassemble metal storage building and assemble new metal storage building.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

103 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Remove awning and redirect downspouts in front of building.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry and metal work skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

Project is full, no longer taking volunteers. 104 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Frame and pour sidewalk.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry and concrete working skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

105 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 20 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Build a sheltered Bar-B-Q pit. (multiple year project).
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, cordless screw gun.

This project is full no longer accepting volunteers. 106 – Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren
Our Mission: “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.”
6 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1403 City Park Road- Construct gaga ball court.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

This project is full no longer accepting volunteers. 107 – Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren
6 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1403 City Park Road- Construct two planter benches.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

108 – Project Compassion
4 – 12 Volunteers 9:30 a.m. to noon.
Crawford Health and Rehabilitation – 2010 Main Street – Assisting with one to one visiting with residents and in activities – Painting with a friend.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Compassion for the elderly.

109 – Project Compassion
6 – 12 Volunteers 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Hopes Creek – 2502 Fayetteville Road – Painting flower pots for a fairy garden. Planting a flower and vegetable garden in courtyard. Painting and refurbishing patio furniture.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Gardening skills. Compassion for the elderly.

110 – Project Compassion
4 – 10 Volunteers 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Valley Springs – 228 Pointer Trail West – Potting flowers for residents rooms. Playing bingo.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Gardening skills. Compassion for the elderly.

111 – Project Compassion
4 – 10 Volunteers 9:30 a.m. – noon.
Van Buren Health and Rehabilitation -1404 North 28th – Assisting with one to one visiting with residents and in activities – bingo, crafts, reading, playing games, sing alongs, paint nails or exercise to music.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Compassion for the elderly, friendly, patience.

Project full no longer accepting volunteers. 112 – Van Buren Senior Center
8 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
18 Lafayette St. – Redo two large flower beds, pulling weeds, putting down landscaping paper and planting.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Landscaping and gardening skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Sun hats.

For breakfast there are 2 options, the Riverfront Amphitheater in Fort Smith and Jeral L. Hampton in Booneville.
Please fill out form completely to sign up.