As you have experienced recently the temperatures have been plummeting well below zero. A bitter cold is gripping the whole Europe. To date, over 200 people have died and millions of others are affected across the continent, including many in Geneva.
One of our faithful service providers, The Salvation Army, are asking for our assistance as it aims to cope with the increasing demand of people in need.
There is an opportunity to serve lunches to those impacted by these Artcic conditions every day from 11:30 – 14:00.
CDL Kindergarden is looking for students to help them run some of their Christmas art and craft activities. The activities will run from 9:00 – 12:00 and 1:00 and 3:00, so if you have any free periods during this time and are in need of some CAS hours or just want to help with the activities.
Please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
CAS and REACH Hours available
Students are needed to help with the Christmas Market on the 7th December.
We need volunteers to set up tables at our PFA stalls the evening before from 4-6pm on the 6th of December, and to tidy up at the end of the event around 4pm.
If interested see Ms Ross or email: email@example.com
The ASK volunteer programme is for volunteers who want to make a difference through volunteering. To truly make a difference, volunteers need to be committed to their volunteer service, and be willing to invest their time to make a change in the lives of people who need their help.
ASK volunteer program provides the opportunity and the support to both adults and young adults (ages 15 through 18) to make a difference in their community through volunteering. Through a unique network approach, ASK volunteer program exposes the volunteers to positive experiences that may affect their views on community service… now and in the future.
WHO COULD BE AN ASK VOLUNTEER?
Someone we can call upon to help us during their free time, to assist in one of the many activities run by ASK. Our volunteers include young adults who mentor a peer and/or help out at the monthly organized outings. We are a parent community that believes in using our time & talent to help children; young and not so young, who need a little more attention, time and patience to reach their best potential in life.
Please visit our website Programs link and view the programs that may interest you.
There are several volunteer opportunities to earn service hours volunteering for the Geneva Association of Social Integration (AGIS) – these are people of all ages who would like to spend some of their spare time with handicapped people.
You don’t need any particular skills, just the willingness to share a little bit of your free time, once a week, once a month, or whenever you can.
If you have the time to offer and would like to know more please contact. firstname.lastname@example.org tél: 022 308 98 10 (French Speaking), have a look at some of the offers available at the moment.
In Pays de Gex the yearly food collection in supermarkets by the French Banque Alimentaire is going to take place on Friday November 25 and Saturday November 26. Spoken French is fine, but not a necessity, if at least someone in each group of students speaks French. (There are many English speaking customers.
The Croix Rouge (Red Cross) is coordinating the event and volunteers are needed in:
Carrefour La Poterie (the big Carrefour in Ferney-Voltaire)
Migros in the shopping center Val Thoiry
It is suggested that students from College du Leman participate after school on Friday afternoon until the shops are closing,
4.30 – 9.00 PM (or until the shops close)
8.30 AM – 9.00 PM or
8.30 – 10.00 AM
4.30 – closing.
It is necessary to fill in and sign a form at Croix Rouge beforehand and show a passport and leave a copy of the passport. For those below 18 years of age, the parent has to sign.
Minors need written permission from their parents, and an adult (min 18 years) needs to be in the group of four at any time.
The students need to fill in their REACH forms and take them to the supermarkets, so they can be evaluated and signed or handed in to the Red Cross on the same day.
If you are are interested you can get in touch with the Red Cross:
Please get in touch with:
Catherine Bollard, Tel. +33 474 51 87 84 or +33 623 84 42 14 e-mail: email@example.com. for further information. Mme Bollard speaks French and very little English. Fiona Roynette Tel: +33 450 40 60 23 The Red Cross in Prevessin and responsible for the food collection at Leclerc speaks English and French.
Croix-Rouge Française Délégation Pays de Gex 453, Route du Nant F-01280 Prévessin-Moëns France