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March 17, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities on the Volunteer Center at United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona's website at www.volunteersoaz.org or call for assistance at 903-3949.

IT support: The ideal volunteer would have an excellent working knowledge of Mac OSX and basic networking and be available by phone or email for questions as well as occasionally for more in-depth on-site help.

Rehab assistant: Volunteers help patients who are being treated for stroke, amputation, arthritis, brain injuries, burns and other conditions. Rehabilitation volunteers are needed to help provide activities that support and facilitate patients' achievement of rehabilitation goals.

Gifts of love: Enjoy knitting or crocheting? Make prayer shawls in the your own home for hospice patients, families and those grieving the loss of a loved one.

Special event helpers: Volunteers are needed for an April 6 mini-golf tournament and family fun night. Volunteers receive a free T-shirt and access to the event. Help is needed with setting up and disassembling, registration, raffle ticket sales, a silent auction and on the golf course.

Kennel helper: Do you enjoy direct contact with dogs? Helpers place animals in an exercise area, play with and monitor them, occasionally walk dogs with injuries, hose out cages, change bed covers, feed dogs and administer medications.

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