BULLHEAD CITY — The AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season.
Tax-Aide, now in its 51st year, offers free in-person preparation and assistance to anyone, especially those 50 and older, who cannot afford a tax preparation service.
Volunteers make a difference in their communities by assisting many older, lower-income taxpayers and their families who might otherwise miss out on the tax credits or deductions they have earned.
To learn about volunteer opportunities, go to aarpfoundation.org/taxaide or call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277). AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offered in coordination with the IRS.
AMERICAN RED CROSS
BULLHEAD CITY — Are you looking for a way to help your community? American Red Cross volunteers touch lives every day.
Volunteers are as diverse as the people receiving Red Cross services. It takes all kinds of people to make the organization work — different ages, different backgrounds and different skills.
The American Red Cross is seek volunteers who can help support the Bullhead City area disaster services team To learn more, visit the office at 748 Gemstone Ave., Suite 2, in Bullhead City. Office hours are 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
For more information, contact Nina Oriol at 928-234-8058.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
BULLHEAD CITY — The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River’s Thrift Store is looking for volunteers. Volunteer opportunities in the thrift store include sorting, cleaning, tagging and customer service.
To join the family of volunteers, call 928-704-8797 or come by at 967 Hancock Road, Suite 7, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
BULLHEAD CITY — Volunteers are being sought to assist at the Catholic Charities Homeless day center in Bullhead City, 2135 Highway 95, Suite 145.
If you are interested in helping the area homeless population, we have several positions available, especially those willing to help serve food and to check in clients.
For more information, contact Laurie Price at 928-404-3144.
BULLHEAD CITY — The Bullhead City, Mohave Valley and Golden Shores Fire Districts are looking for individuals who have a desire to serve their community as a member of their community Emergency Response Team.
CERTs work together with other first responders within their community providing assistance with emergency first aid, triage, fire suppression, rehab, search & rescue and damage assessment activities during a disaster.
Applicants must first attend a two-weekend basic disaster volunteer training course provided by Mohave County Emergency Management before becoming a volunteer emergency worker.
The training program is free and can be attended by people who wish to protect themselves or their families during a disaster.
For more information, contact Jim Dykens of the Bullhead City Fire Department at 928-754-2001, ext. 4222 or Mohave County Division of Emergency Management at 928-757-0930.
BULLHEAD CITY — Volunteer drivers are needed for the Bullhead Senior Center. Center vans transport seniors to dentists, physicians, shopping and other places they need to go.
For information, call 928-763-0132 or visit the Senior Center Transportation Office at 2355 Trane Road between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
BULLHEAD CITY — Volunteer instructors are being sought for AARP’s driver safety program in Arizona.
Instructors receive initial training, participate in instructor workshops and are required to teach a minimum of three classes each year. Instructors can set their own hours and teach classes on weekdays, weekends or evenings.
For information, call 888-227-7669 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
BULLHEAD CITY — Friends of the Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the Bullhead City branch of the Mohave County Library.
The group holds book sales and fundraisers to help provide support for the library and its programs.
Monthly meetings are held at 2 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, September through May, at the library, 1170 Hancock Road.
Donations of books, CDs and DVDs are welcome at the library.
Membership forms are available at the library. For more information, call 928-758-0714.
BULLHEAD CITY — Compassus Hospice is seeking volunteers who can make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families in our community.
Volunteers perform a wide variety of tasks such as sitting with patients, giving family/caregivers relief, along with office assistance, filing and answering phones.
For more information, call Sherri Torres, Volunteer Coordinator at 928-763-6433 or 928-578-7027.
SEARCH AND RESCUE
BULLHEAD CITY — Mohave County Search and Rescue Volunteers meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the police department training room, 1285 Alona’s Way, in the Bullhead City Administrative Complex.
Volunteers are trained on a variety of skills, from tracking to rope rescue, so they can assist as needed in finding lost and missing people.
For more information, call 928-770-4966.
BULLHEAD CITY — Sunridge Village Assisted Living Community can use volunteers to visit with lonely residents, play games, assist with computers (Skype/Facebook/ E-mail), do arts, crafts or sewing projects, provide pet visitation, conduct light exercise instruction, and all forms of entertainment are appreciated.
Contact Activities Director Cindy Eno at 928-754-0700 for more information.
VALLEY VIEW AUXILIARY
FORT MOHAVE — Are you looking for an opportunity to meet wonderful people, give back to the community and feel good about yourself?
Then you owe it to yourself to come into Valley View Medical Center at 5330 S. Highway 95 in Fort Mohave and pick up an application to become a volunteer.
For more information, contact Valley View at 928-788-7100.
BULLHEAD CITY — The Bullhead City Prosecutor’s Office Victim/Witness Crisis Intervention program seeks volunteers to provide assistance to crime and accident victims.
Volunteer advocates provide on-scene assistance to people involved in such crisis situations as homicide, suicide, burglary, child physical and sexual abuse, domestic violence, assault, sexual assault and traffic accidents.
The course requires a commitment to free training, a valid driver license, transportation, and a fingerprint and background check.
For more information, contact the Bullhead City Human Resources Department at 2280 Trane Road or call 928-763-0153.
LAUGHLIN — Volunteers In Partnership, a branch of the Laughlin Chamber of Commerce, is seeking motivated, positive, community-minded individuals to become its newest volunteers.
The organization promotes community involvement, provides a connection between the local community and business events and helps raise funds for Colorado River region nonprofits. Volunteers must be 18 or older.
For more information, contact the Laughlin Chamber of Commerce at 702-298-2214 or visit the chamber.
BULLHEAD CITY — Volunteers are being sought by the Western Arizona Regional Medical Center Auxiliary.
The auxiliary assists visitors, patients, their families and supports various hospital departments as requested. Volunteers are asked to donate at least four hours per week.
For more information call 928-763-2273, ext. 4396.