NHCO May Briefs
Volunteer Opportunities at NHCO
- North Hills Community Outreach is seeking volunteer drivers and dispatchers for their Free Rides for Seniors shuttle that provides free transportation to anyone over age 60 along Freeport Road on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Kerry Mulhern at 412-449-0151 for more information.
- North Hills Community Outreach will hold a one-hour orientation session for prospective volunteers on May 10 at 10 a.m. at NHCO North Boroughs at AGH Suburban Campus, 100 S. Jackson Ave., 2 South in Bellevue. Contact Linda Robins at 412-487-6316, opt. 2 for more information.
- North Hills Community Outreach is looking for individuals to serve as the organization’s ambassador at speaking engagements at civic clubs, schools and small businesses and to staff informational booths at events. Contact Amanda Hartle at 412-487-6316, opt. 1 for more information.
Miniature Golf Tournament Registration Underway
North Hills Community Outreach’s 11th Annual Mini-Masters Miniature Golf Tournament will take place on May 17 at RMU Island Sports Center on Neville Island. Tickets are $45 per person or $175 per foursome and include a round of miniature golf, buffet dinner and silent auction. Vince Sims of WPXI-TV will serve as the event emcee. The registration deadline is May 3. For more information, contact Nicole at 412-307-0069 or download a registration form at www.nhco.org.
NHCO Seeking Volunteer Financial and Employment Coaches
North Hills Community Outreach is seeking financial coaches to work one-on-one with individuals to develop and improve financial management and behaviors and employment coaches to meet with individuals to guide their job searches by providing help with job search techniques, resume writing and interview preparation. For more information, call Harriet Gibbs at 412-487-6316, opt. 2.
Walk for NHCO!
North Hills Community Outreach is a charity affiliate in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community. Form a team or be a virtual walker and support NHCO on May 19 at Stage AE on the North Shore. To learn more, contact Lee Anne Pontis at 412-487-6316, opt. 1 or visit www.nhco.org.
NHCO Seeking Lawn Service Volunteers for Area Seniors
North Hills Community Outreach needs volunteers to provide lawn care services to area seniors throughout the spring and summer months in conjunction with NHCO’s Open Your Heart to a Senior program. The program matches caring volunteers with elderly individuals who need a little help to remain independent in their own homes. For more information, contact Nancy Jones at 412-307-0069.
Open Volunteer Hours Slated for NHCO Garden
North Hills Community Outreach’s organic, community garden at 119 Davis Ave in Bellevue is open to volunteers of all ages from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. For more information, contact Dave at 412-487-6316, opt. 1.
Free Home Repairs Available to Qualified Individuals
North Hills Community Outreach is partnering with Christ Lutheran Church to provide minor home repairs this summer to qualified seniors and low income adults with physical disabilities. The repair projects will be completed by youth volunteers June 24 to 29. Seniors or adults with physical disabilities who wish to receive home repairs should own and reside in a home in northern Allegheny County, require assistance with small projects such as painting, insulating, minor roofing and concrete pairs and be able to provide materials to be used in your home if possible. To apply, call Cathy at 412-307-0069.
NHCO Legal Help
- May 9, 7 to 9 p.m., NHCO Millvale at 416 Lincoln Ave., Millvale – Ask the Attorney free legal consultations on noncriminal matters for income-eligible individuals. Appointments are required. Call Harriet Gibbs at 412-487-6316, opt. 2.