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The RI Film Collaborative film discussion group has a new home! Starting Monday, October 18 it will be meeting at the Providence Social Club, 71 Richmond Street, Providence.
The group meets weekly on Monday nights from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. to review and discuss different movies. A short film opens the meeting at 6:30 (if you have one you would like to show, let us know), immediately followed by the feature and discussion. If you love movies, come on down!
There are children
throughout Rhode Island who need a safe, nurturing home. Due to
various circumstances, these children cannot live with their parents.
Family Service of RI (FSRI) is currently looking for loving homes
for these children. Applicants must be able to read, write and speak
English, be at least 25 years of age and have sufficient income
to support the household. FSRI offers 24/7 support, training, and
a weekly allowance to support the placement.
For more information please contact Greg Wright at 401-331-1350,
STB's Popular Bay Scallop Restoration Project is Back!
Help us with our scallop restoration project as we restore this charismatic species in Point Judith Pond. Volunteers are needed to help monitor the project by coming out to Spat Line Collections Days and find baby scallops. See event meeting locations, times and the full description to decide if this is the volunteer project for you!
Help Us Restore Gooseneck Cove
Join staff and volunteers of Save The Bay for Dig Days at Gooseneck Cove in Newport. Help us dig trenches to facilitate the drainage of water from the marsh. Dates are twice a month from June - August. Find out if you have what it takes to get down and dirty in the marsh!
Help Collect Species for the Exploration Center Aquarium
Come get your feet wet! Volunteers are needed to assist with the collection of local species for our tanks at the Exploration Center and the Bay Center to be used for our education programs and public outreach. New August date added!
Water Quality Monitoring Volunteers Needed in Westerly
Do you like being on the water and learning about water quality and protecting Little Narragansett Bay? Then this is the opportunity for you. Come out on the boat and assist our South County Coast Keeper with water quality monitoring out of Westerly. Dates still available for this fall.
“Teenage Critic,” a television series produced by Clubhouse Studio and seen on Rhode Island PBS, is currently filming its second season and is in need of youth segment hosts. Candidates must be between the ages of 13 and 20, and be outgoing and energetic. The series is filmed both in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, so candidates must have reliable transportation to get to and from film shoots. “Teenage Critic” is non-union, non-pay, with copy and credit. SAG actors are eligible however, only on a waiver status.
“Teenage Critic” connects kids to arts and culture – making it as well as critiquing it. For more information, contact Lara Sebastian at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Clubhouse Studio at 401-263-1960.
ENTERTAINERS NEEDED FOR UPCOMING
BLACKSTONE VALLET POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN TOURS
The Blackstone Valley tourism Council (BVTC) is looking for singers and story presenters needed for the Blackstone Valley Polar Express train trip.The Blackstone Valley Polar Express, sponsored by the BVTC, will run on 12 weekend dates from November to December, 2013 - 27 trips total.All performers must be available for all 12 dates. The Blackstone Valley Polar Express is family entertainment. We're looking for people with energy and enthusiasm who love The Blackstone Valley Polar Express. Compensation will be paid. Must be at least 18 years old to apply.Email bio and photo if available to email@example.com, or contact Donna Houle, Program Manager at BVTC, at 401-724-2200.
More details on the Blackstone Valley Polar Express is available at www.blackstonevalleypolarexpress.com
South County Community Action Head Start Program is currently enrolling children for a free Preschool Program for our 2013-2014 program year. Children enrolled in Head Start receive services in the areas of education, parent involvement, health, nutrition, social services, and mental health. Children in foster care, any child whose family is receiving FIP or SSI, and any child whose family is homeless are automatically eligible. In order to qualify for this one of a kind opportunity you must meet the following guidelines:
- Your child must be between the ages of three and five.Your family must meet income guidelines.
- Your family must reside in the following towns: Westerly, Charlestown, Exeter, Richmond, Hopkinton, West Greenwich, New Shoreham, North Kingstown, South Kingstown and Narragansett.
For more information please call 789-3016 ext. 307
Help Out At Our Aquariums During The Holidays!
More volunteer opportunities are listed on the volunteer web page.
Our Exploration Center in Newport needs extra help during the holidays! If you've wanted to try volunteering, or if you are a student who needs service hours, now would be a great time to sign up. Volunteers are needed on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for the winter and spring schedule. Volunteers welcome the public, handle marine critters and teach visitors about the amazing life of the bay and coastal waters. Training provided. This is a very fun, educational opportunity for ages 16 and up! Aquarium/Education volunteers are also needed at our South Coast Center in Westerly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays (age 18+).
Internships with Save The Bay
Save The Bay is recruiting for Spring and Summer internships. Take a look at the internships offered and feel free to forward to any students, recent graduates, or anyone looking to fill an employment gap. All internships are available for January or earlier, unless noted. For full descriptions and application process, please visit www.savebay.org/volunteer and click on the Internships tab.
Afterschool Education Internship: Support our Education staff in providing fun, hands-on environmental education to students in our afterschool programs. Great for Education majors! Based in Providence with travel to schools in central and northern Rhode Island.
Development Internship: Support our membership and fundraising efforts! The skills learned in this internship are transferrable to any career in non-profit development. Based in Providence.
Education Administration Internship: Learn all that goes on behind the scenes of a dynamic education program, from reports and data analysis to scheduling and outreach. Appropriate for Education majors or anyone seeking administrative experience. Based in Providence.
Education and Aquarist Internship: These interns are an essential part of the team managing Save The Bay's Exploration Center. Care for aquarium tanks and animals, greet visitors, educate families, assist in public programming, and more. While most of our internships are designed for college age and older, this internship also accepts qualified high school students. Based in Newport.
Events Internship: Learn management of large-scale events (such as the Save The Bay Swim). Interns assist with outreach to sponsors and vendors, planning and logistics, and staffing the events themselves. Excellent communication and organization skills required. Based in Providence.
GIS Internship: GIS is a growing field, and this internship is an excellent way to develop your technical skills. Applicants should have more experience than a single GIS class. Based in Providence, can be done from home.
Habitat Internship: Suitable for Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Marine Biology and related majors, this internship will get you out in the field doing hands-on environmental restoration and monitoring! Based in Providence, work occurs all over the State. Available May 2014.
Public Relations Internship: A great opportunity for those in the Public Relations, Marketing or Communications fields. Support the Communications team with writing, editing, administrative work, and more. Based in Providence.
Scallop and Eelgrass Restoration Internship: Support our scallop and eelgrass restoration in this exciting, fieldwork-based internship. Open water SCUBA certification required. Based in Providence with field days in South County. Available May 2014.
South Coast Center Internship: Join the team at our newest outreach center! Interns care for aquarium tanks and animals, greet visitors, educate families, assist in public programming, and support advocacy for the South Coast. Based in Westerly.
Volunteer Management Internship: A combination of outreach, communication, events management and community organizing, this internship is suitable for a wide number of majors! Interns are responsible for posting volunteer opportunities, scheduling volunteers, data management, and leading volunteer events like beach cleanups and storm drain markings. Based in Providence.
Rhode Island PBS wants to help publicize your organization's event in our online Community Calendar!
To be considered, your organization's event must be free and of interest to families.
Please submit the name of your event, the date, time, location, and a brief description, Web address, and contact information for the public. Announcements should be sent a minimum of 3 weeks in advance for promotion. Please include a contact name and phone number in case we have a question. Please send your information by e-mail (preferred) to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to
Public Information, Rhode Island PBS, 50 Park Lane, Providence, RI 02907. No phone calls please.
50 Park Lane Providence, RI 02907 (401) 222-3636