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Volunteers wanted: September 18, 2022 | Way of life

HeartsWay Hospice of Northeast Texas is looking for caring people who want to serve as volunteers to support its palliative care teams and their families. Our volunteers are used for office support, visiting nursing home patients, assisting with special events, and assisting with regional marketing. HeartsWay volunteers receive training and serve in their own communities. Contact Rex Fennell, Director of Volunteer Services and Outreach at (903) 295-1680, or email [email protected]

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

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

East Texas Literacy Council, a non-profit organization based in Longview, is in immediate need of a volunteer to teach an ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) course from 8am to 10.30am on Wednesdays in Kilgore from September. No experience is required. For more information, call (903) 757-9302.

Rescuers: the passionate rescue of Skylyr, a local non-profit, foster-based dog rescue organization has an immediate need for foster homes to facilitate this effort. The placement usually lasts three to six weeks. The rescue provides food, veterinary care, etc. You provide love, a safe place for the dog to hang out, and you help the dog prepare for his forever home. For more information, email [email protected] or text Angie at (903) 452-0526.

Longview Arboretum and Nature Center looking for volunteers to help with the reception, gift shop, garden, children’s classrooms and events. For more information, call (903) 212-2181.

silver paws, a non-profit agency that provides healing through animal-assisted activity and therapy programs, seeks volunteers to help out at our facility as a host, program assistants and fundraisers and assistance to events. We are always on the lookout for new therapy animal teams ready to serve the community. For more information, visit, call (903) 720-2068, or email [email protected]

All Good Dogs Coalition seeks volunteers with observation skills who can follow instructions. They will participate in monthly adoption events and/or rehabilitation activities under the guidance of a dog trainer. For more information, email [email protected] 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 abandonment. Volunteers are trained and most expenses are covered. The reception can last from a few weeks to a few months. For more information, email [email protected] or visit

Mission Newgate, 207 S. Mobberly Ave., Longview, needs volunteers for lunch servers from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Mandatory caps and masks. Volunteers can be in groups or individually. Up to three people are needed each day. For more 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 bring hope to children who have been abused. For more information, email [email protected] or call (903) 807-0189.

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

East Texas CASA is looking for volunteers to help children 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 more information, email [email protected] or call (903) 753-8093.

Citizens of Longview on Patrol looking for volunteers to increase cooperation between residents and the Longview Police Department. For more information and volunteer opportunities, email [email protected] or call (903) 424-9609.

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