Opportunity Village


Be The Heart Of OV! Daily Volunteer Events - Project Support Saturdays 6050 S Buffalo 14+

This role is located at our 6050 South Buffalo Campus - Enter at THOMAS & MACK Building corner of Buffalo & Patrick 

Saturday Shift:

March 13th 9:30am - 2pm

March 20th 9:30am-2pm

March 27th 9:30am-2pm

April 3rd 9:30am-2pm

April 10th 9:30am-2pm

April 17th 9:30am-2pm

April 24th 9:30am-2pm

May 1st 9:30am-2pm

May 8th 9:30am-2pm

May 15th 9:30am-2pm

May 22nd 9:30am-2pm

May 29th 9:30am-2pm

Join us in our Employee Resource Center as you assist the individuals we serve working on various contracts.  These projects not only offer our individuals a way to earn a paycheck while learning job skills, it offers you a way to experience the joy they have in their daily work schedule.  Projects will vary depending on current need.  

PLEASE NOTE: it is our desire to have a healthy and safe working environment for all on our campuses.  Due to COVID this role has been adjusted to be socially distanced.  The individuals we serve will not be present during this service time, however your assistance will support their efforts in completing projects.  As our client capacity has been minimized, your attendance will assist our individuals in completing contracts that support their programs and services.  This would not be possible without YOUR support  This role will return to a interactive role with those we serve once we are past our current pandemic state. 

Click below to sign up by logging into your account (or creating one) and choosing a shift.  Then watch your email (and junk box) for further information. 

To adhere to COVID19 guidelines we are limiting each shift to 10 persons. You MUST REGISTER BEFORE ARRIVING

You may register as a group of 1 up to 10 people until shift is full. Groups sign up for this event by emailing davish@opportunityvillage.org - Volunteer Engagement Manager, Heather Davis or 702-880-4068 to coordinate your group. 

Age Requirement

Individuals must be 14 + to volunteer for this event.

Dress Code

Closed-toed shoes are required. We ask that tops have sleeves t-shirt length or longer, and pants are at least knee-length. 

Please NOTE:

Due to current COVID Restrictions, we ask you provide your own Mask, Gloves (if desired, hand sanitizer, snack, and drinks.

If you have any additional questions or concerns please don't hesitate to reach out to the Volunteer Department at volunteers@opportunityvillage.org or 702-888-3377. 

 

General Guidelines

 

From all us at Opportunity Village, we are grateful for your continued volunteer support.

Keeping YOU safe while responding during the COVID-19 outbreak is of utmost important to us while welcoming you back to Opportunity Village.  You can expect that we will be following the latest CDC guidelines to include facemasks, hand sanitizer/hand washing stations, and gloves when/where needed, as well as social distancing. 

 

If you are part of a high-risk population, as defined here by the Centers for Disease Control, we recommend you consider joining us at time when COVID-19 is no longer of concern and/or join us for virtual opportunities by clicking here.  There are many ways to support Opportunity Village!

 

 

Please be prepared to practice universal infection control precautions:

  • Wearing a facemask.
  • Maintaining a social distance of six feet.
  • Washing hands for a minimum of 20 seconds before, during, and after volunteering.
  • Covering your cough and sneezes.
  • If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer provided.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth.

 

Please follow the instructions given at your volunteer station in regards to service and sanitation.

 

Please wear proper personal protective equipment throughout your shift.

 

At times your volunteer shift or opportunity may change or be cancelled. Thank you in advance for your understanding.  We will provide you with as much notice as possible.

 

DO NOT attempt to volunteer if you have any of the symptoms identified by Centers for Disease Control and the Department of Health.  Please review them BEFORE ARRIVAL at www.cdc.gov or click here

 

We kindly ask you register online prior to attendance.  You can sign up by clicking here

 

We ask you not volunteer if you live with, or are in frequent contact with, people in higher-risk categories for the virus.

 

Before joining us on site to volunteer, please review these COVID-19 screening questions:

  1.  In the last 14 days, have you had any of these symptoms that cannot be directly attributed to another health condition:
    • Cough
    • Fatigue
    • Difficulty Breathing/Shortness of Breath
    • Sore Throat
    • Muscle Pain /Body Aches (not related to specific activity such as physical exercise)
    • Headache
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Diarrhea
    • New Loss of Taste or Smell
    • Chills
    • Fever (CDC defined as 100.4 F / 38.0 C or higher)
  2.  Have you been in close contact* without the use of appropriate PPE with any person currently sick with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 (coronavirus), or are you living with someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19?

 

*Close contact is defined as within 6 feet or more than 15 consecutive minutes per CDC.

 

If you responded yes to any of the above, or if you fail COVID-19 screening on site, you will be advised to self-quarantine.  When on site, you will be given information on community resources where free COVID-19 testing can be given.  Positive responses, or Fever, will result in inability to volunteer.

 

We strongly encourage all persons experiencing symptoms or illness to seek medical attention.

 

Face Covering

It is required that all Opportunity Village volunteers arrive wearing a cloth face mask or covering, when volunteering at any Opportunity Village location. The face mask must be properly worn (i.e. covering mouth and nose) at all times.  Opportunity Village requests that volunteers bring their own face mask.  We will provide face masks to those who do not have them upon arrival.

 

These measures, and any additional that may be required, are all intended to maintain the health and safety of all Opportunity Village volunteers, employees, and the people we served. These protocols may be updated at any time without prior notice as conditions necessitate. It is only together, with full support for putting health and safety first, that our mission at Opportunity Village continues. We’re thankful to welcome you back and look forward to seeing you soon.  

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule


Date Start Time End Time
Saturday, July 31, 2021 9:45 AM 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 02, 2021 9:30 AM 2:00 PM