Focusing on acts of kindness was the way Oxford citizens chose to spend the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 with a day of service and then a memorial dinner. (September 12, 2011, Page 1A)
Local volunteer agencies may soon have a centralized unit after the city received a $40,000 grant to set up. (June 22, 2011, Page 1)
The Volunteers in Service to America program, or VISTA, is looking for five candidates to help with positions at the University of Mississippi. For information, call 915-7178 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (June 16, 2011, Page 5A)
AmeriCorps volunteers open Community Writing Center at the Lafayette-Oxford Public Library at 401 Bramlett Blvd. Anyone in the community can receive free writing assistance from student tutors on Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. or on Sundays from 3 to 5 p.m. (October 7, 2010, Page 1)
The University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts has teamed up with Americorps to be a host site for a new position designed to fight poverty in North Mississippi.
Currently taking applications, the Volunteer In Service To America — or VISTA — employee will be a one-year full time position that includes a living allowance, health benefits and an education grant which can be used for graduate education or to repay student loans. (June 21, 2010, Page 1)