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Volunteer Opportunity - Barber/Cosmetologists

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Last updated on October 1, 2014

Volunteers are needed to cut and/or style hair for boys and girls ages 10-18 to maintain personal appearance and hair hygiene of youth. As part of the services we offer, some of our youth go on off campus trips for educational tours, athletic events, and community service opportunities as part of their scheduled activities. Our youths' appearance is a vital display of individual self-respect, character, and citizenship they display on a daily basis.

Volunteers must fill out an application, which includes a background and child abuse registry check. We advise all who are interested to contact the Volunteer Coordinator for more information as soon as possible so records can be received in a timely manner. The volunteer for this opportunity MUST BE a licensed individual or student enrolled in a barber/styling program leading up to a license with considerable experience. Experience must include knowledge of hygiene, safety, skin, scalp, disease prevention, and equipment sterilization. Proof of certification or enrollment must be presented with application.

This opportunity is sponsored by: Oakley Youth Development Center

Volunteers will work with the following groups
Adolescents (13-17)  Low-income / Poverty
Children (5-12)  Young Adults (18-25)
Law Offenders
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Evenings  Weekdays
Monthly  Weekends
Occasional  Weekly
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adults (26-54)  Large Group (11+)
Adults (55+)  Small Group (2-10)
Families  Unpaid Interns
Individual  Young Adults (18-25)
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Children & Youth  Human Services

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Contact Person:
George Miles, Volunteer Services Coordinator, (phone), (email)
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 2375 Oakley Rd.
Raymond, MS 39154
This location is handicap accessible
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 From Jackson take I20 West to Hwy 18. Follow the signs toward Raymond. Stay on 18. Once the 4 lane goes to 2 lane you will travel approximately 4 miles until you see a sign readig "Oakley Training School" on the right. Turn right onto Oakley Road. This road is very curvy and is travelled by farm implements so use caution. After approximately 3 miles you will come to the facility. Turn left (another sign points left) and travel along the outer fence. Turn into the facility at the next right. When you get to the guard gate stop and follow the directions and instructions of the guard.

Web Site: http://www.mdhs.state.ms.us/dys_instit.html
Last updated on October 1, 2014

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