Volunteerism

Volunteer Day at DRI2017: The FAQ

volunteerVolunteer Day at DRI2017 is coming up fast and we want all our participants to be prepared – so here are the most important details you need to know to participate in this rewarding activity in Las Vegas.

When is it?
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017
Full Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Half Day: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Buses will pick up volunteers at 8:00 a.m. sharp outside the Carson Tower lobby at the Golden Nugget.

Where is it?
The full-day activity will be at Veterans Village, a transitional and permanent housing residence for U.S. veterans. Volunteers will be doing light construction and will primarily be responsible for painting veterans’ apartment units.

The half-day activity will be at Three Square, a food bank dedicated to providing wholesome food to hungry people while passionately pursuing a hunger-free community. Volunteers will be working in the Volunteer Room, which is the central operational support for all programs and services.

Are meals provided?
Three Square volunteers: breakfast will be served; lunch will be on your own following the completion of Volunteer Day.

Veterans Village volunteers: breakfast will be on your own prior to the start of Volunteer Day. Lunch will be provided by the DRI Foundation at Veterans Village.

Beverages will be sponsored by Coca-Cola, so you will enjoy soft drinks and Dasani water by our sponsor.

Will I earn CEAPs for participating?
DRI Certified Professionals will be awarded 1 CEAP for each hour you participate as a DRI Foundation volunteer.

How do I register?
To register for Volunteer Day 2017 visit the DRI2017 official page or contact Michele Ostler at (917) 796-5571 or mostler@drii.org.