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Stilwell – Band Solo Festival

January 1-March 9 3:15pm - 7:10pm Stilwell Junior High
We need a few volunteers to help with our Stilwell Band Solo Contest this year. The contest will start at 3:15 and will be done by 7:10. We need approximately 4 - 8 people to serve as center monitors. Your job will be to sit at the entrance to a performance center, cross off names of students who have already performed, and make sure that only one student enters the room between performances.
Stilwell Junior High
1601 Vine Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Jon Lewis
(515) 633-6087

How to sign up: Please contact Jon Lewis at to sign up. I will need to know if you can work the entire shift or if you can work part of the time.

Shift Times: Full shift will be 3:15 to 7:10. There will be partial shifts available for centers that run from 4:15 or 4:30 to 7:00 also. In addition, you could work a half shift. (3:15 - 5:30 or 5:30 to 7:10) Let me know what you can do.

Additional Information Wearing masks is required. We will be limiting the amount of students in the building at a time.

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VHS – Create Cards for Patients and Doctors – Veda Amalkar

December 9-April 30 At Home
Create cards for patients/doctors in our community! (Ex. thank you cards for doctors, words of encouragement for patients). They can be decorated in any way you like and is appropriate. Please avoid anything religious/political. Once you create the card, take pictures of the inside and outside and email to One hour of credit will be awarded per card. Physical cards will be collected at a later date (upon return to school).
At Home
Veda Amalkar
(515) 478-3104
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AHeinz Pet Rescue – rolling newspapers for rescued pets – papers provided!

January 1-December 31 At Home
This is perhaps one of the easiest volunteer jobs ever! Rolls of potty-training newspapers are needed for puppies in foster care. A volunteer from AHeinz57 will drop off a stack of newspapers and rubber bands for you, and pick them up when you are done. All you do is roll the papers up! There is a short video available to teach you exactly what to do.
At Home
Teri Nizzi-Helt
(515) 971-1919

How to sign up: Contact Teri Nizzi at or 971-1919.