The Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter Upper Peninsula Regional office covers all 15 counties of the Upper Peninsula. We provide on-going education, support and services to the families and individuals impacted by Alzheimer's and other dementia's.
Duties of NMU Student Volunteer:
We are seeking 1-2 volunteers for our Social Club Engagement program. We provide a monthly outing to Jacobetti Home Veterans in the memory care unit and invite families living in Marquette County as well. We need volunteers to partner with individuals impacted by Alzheimer's and other types of dementia so we can ensure they enjoy the activity and remain safe. We will conduct a background check. Can reimburse any mileage traveled.
Please note the Jan. 8 registration deadline.
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host its “Woodworker Rally III” event from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays between Jan. 22-Feb. 26 in room 137 of NMU's Jacobetti Center.
Sam Carey will instruct the six sessions. Carey will demonstrate and describe tool uses, skills, safety, finishing techniques and also some tricks of the trade to use in building a piece. Instruction and use of the various tools and machinery in the NMU wood shop is included, but participants must provide their own plans and materials.
The cost for six sessions is $30 for NCLL members and $60 for non-members. Register before Monday, Jan. 8, by calling 227-2979. Contact Jan Hruska at 225-1871 for more information.
Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly is looking for
dependable volunteers to help host our holiday meal at St. Michaels Church. Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly is a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly.
If you would like to volunteer for our holiday meals or would like more information about the organization, please call (231) 590-0951.
The Women's Center provides 24/7 emergency-intervention and crisis-intervention services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence and stalking in Marquette and Alger Counties, providing individual/group counseling and advocacy through programs that Protect, Educate, Advocate, Counsel and Empower (PEACE). For more than 40 years, it has been the Women's Center's mission to support survivors, to increase public awareness and to change the attitudes which allow these violent crimes to continue. Volunteer opportunities depend on the where the students choose to volunteer.