An annual event – The Meal, takes place on the same day around the world; supporting local farmers and fisherfolk to promote local produce to sustain local producers and economies. The Meal event this year will be on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Plainpalais.
STC Geneva needs urgent sign-ups. Please visit the STCG Website today and put your name in for the activity you can volunteer for
Setting up tables and benches
11:30 – 15:00
15 Volunteers per session – 2 sessions Total 30 volunteers
Volunteers from set-up can continue to be part of the Lunch group and can continue to help with the clearing up!
VOIX LIBRES CONTAINER:
Voix Libres still needs a few more hands for TOMORROW, Wednesday, September 4 2019 to help unload a container of Quinoa. If you are able to help lease sign-up on our Webpage
We still have open spots to fill on the following events:
Sunday, 1 September 08h30 – 16h00 DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, LAC DE JOUX
A super fun cancer support event not to be missed, and YES, you can volunteer to help!
Go to the STC signup page to check in as soon as possible if you can help!
Wednesday, 4 September. Voix Libres,
It would be amazing if you can help us with 10-15 volunteers. From 9 am to 4 pm at any time.
Voix Libres, an institution that supports orphans and single moms in Bolivia, is sending a container of quinoa and handmade goods to Geneva for distribution. We would like volunteers to help move the products into the warehouse.
Saturday, 7 September 9h00 to 13h00
Carrefour Rue, who runs the Mt. Brilliant soup kitchen, also has a clothes distribution facility called Aboudaby. They need a few hours of your time to sort donated clothing, ideally 10 volunteers. Hope you are able to signup for this event!
Starting Thursday 5 September the Salvation Army afternoon Hospitality coffee service
Various standby replacement dates; Wednesday, September 4 and Friday, September 6 (replacement help) 14:30-17:00 to prepare coffee, serve coffee, storage and cleaning.
Lighthouse Day Shifts (14:30-17:00) need volunteers for below shifts to help with coffee, storage and cleaning.
All Thursday in September and months beyond from 14:30 to 17:00
Wednesday, September 4, from 14:30 to 17:00
Friday, September 6 from 14:30 to 17:00
Lighthouse Evening Shifts (17: 30-20:00, Monday to Friday) need volunteers for below shifts to help with table-setting, serving, cleaning and dishwashing.
Starting from 2 September, every Monday to Friday from 17h30 to 20h00
is an ongoing project. If possible, regular participation will be much
appreciated (for example, every Monday in September, first week of
The Lighthouse is located on 3 Rue Jean-Jacques-de-Sellon, 1201 Genève.
Saturday, 21 September 2019 The Meal at Plainpalais.
Will feed about 2,000 people who come to see the International fair to support local farmers, items effecting the environment and protection of the planet.
Setting up tables and benches – 07:30 -08:30 – 10 Volunteers
Lunch Service Group 1 11:30 – 13:45 – 15 Volunteers per session
Lunch Service Group 2 13:45 – 15:00 – 15 Volunteers per session
Clearing up 15:30 onwards – 10 volunteers l
Volunteers from set-up can continue to be part of the Lunch group and can continue to help with the clearing up
Check out our website for other opportunities to serve.
Quick decision time… This coming weekend !! Saturday 24 August, 9 to 1! Come join us !! on a major cleanup project in Versoix sponsored by Parc Challandes, the Zoo in Bellevue. bring your own lunch.. A quick introduction to the Zoo, some new things that are happening, and introduction of current major concerns of endangered species in Switzerland, a quick look at ProWildlife@home then off to the Versoix river to do a cleanup campaign.
The park has suggested we share the following web sites to all the Serve the City volunteers to help with what we all may do to help the environment.
Once again the Dragon Boat Festival , Lac de Joux, Sunday 1 September 2019; 08h30 – 16h00
An event not to be missed.. and YES, you can also volunteer to help. Go to our signup page for checking in.
ASAP if you would.
***7 Sept. Saturday
Carrefour Rue, who runs the Mt. Brilliant soup kitchen , also has a clothes distribution facility called Aboudaby, they need a few hours of your help to sort donated clothing.. 9 to 1pm and can use 10 volunteers.
Hope you are able to signup for this event.
***14 Sept. Saturday (date not yet firm)
Voix Libres, who is support institution for Orphans and single moms in Bolivia. has a container of quinoa and hand made goods sent to Geneva for distribution. We have been getting a team of 10-12 volunteers to help in the movement of product into the warehouse. Do signup now if if container gets delayed or change you will be notified.
Check website for other opportunities to serve.. Thank you very much the STC team.
For several year STC has been supporting the Dragon Boat festival in various ways, from parking management , kid control, mini boat races, library sales.. etc Now is your chance to be supportive of a great program at a wonderful location at Lac de Joux above Gland.
For assignments contact Chris Swan as she it responsible for volunteers.
STC has been given a special list of various areas to see where we could best use some help.
They are as follows:
Saturday 31 August 2019; 10h00 – 17h00
helping put the various tents, signs, toilets etc., etc. in place on the day before the festival
some heavy lifting is required
four volunteers or more
Sunday 1 September 2019; end Festival (around 16h00) – till it’s done
closing down the Festival, ensuring the area is litter free, packing up the tents, taking down signs etc., etc…
some heavy lifting is required
four or more volunteers
Sunday 1 September; 08h30 – 16h00 – can be half a day or the full day
helping to load and disembark the teams fro the Dragon Boats
comfortable with water and masses of humans are probably the key skills required
Helping out at the Serve the City Stand passing out brochures and giving info.
Guarding the Walkway round KiddieLand
Sunday 1 September 2019; 10h00 – 16h00; one hour shifts in pairs
stopping the kids at KiddieLand escaping onto public land
up to six volunteers – if fewer than six then the pairs will be rotated to cover the day
August has taken its toll with folks on holiday. But the hungry are still there…
We need a number of volunteers for the Mt. Brilliant soup kitchen (20 service days on offer)
A couple of spots are still open for the Saturday lunch and even one
more opening for THIS Saturday to help with some handicapped kids.. Please do
take a look and see if you can be of service to the community this Nelson
Mandela week of service!