Volunteers

The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA), August 10, 2017 | Go to article overview

Volunteers


501 Commons - The organization, which provides affordable consulting, coaching and training services to nonprofits, schools and public agencies, is looking for volunteers to join its serve corps. These volunteers consult on projects, facilitate meetings, retreats and conferences, coach nonprofit leaders, and help with human resources and marketing. Consultants can expect to service six-12 hours a month for four to six months. Coaches can expect to serve 15 hours a month for six months. For more information or to apply, visit the "engage" section of www.501commons.org or contact Aimy at aimy@501commons.org.

ALS Association Evergreen Chapter - The organization is looking for an assistant event coordinator. Duties include social media updates and engagement, committee meeting preparation, sponsorship tracking, in-kind donation requests and event logistics and execution. Volunteers are asked to commit five-10 hours a week. For more information, contact Development Manager Amara Bates at (509) 863-4321 or amara@alsa-ec.org.

Alzheimer's Association-Washington State Chapter - The organization is looking for volunteers, 18 and older, to act as support group facilitators to help create a place for advice and encouragement, event volunteers to help with planning, fundraising and marketing, and a marketing and communications volunteer to help with media calendars, campaigns and outreach (3-6 hours per week). Contact Ester Allen at (206) 363-5500 or eallen@alz.org for more information.

American Cancer Society - Volunteers are needed to serve in Cancer Resource Centers at Deaconess Medical Center, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Valley Medical Center and St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, ID. Responsibilities include providing information and support to cancer patients and families by referring them to established Cancer Society programs. Volunteers are also needed to help patients and their families get to and from treatment facilities. Volunteers, who must be at least 21 years old, will receive training from the ACS. Volunteers are also needed to help plan and organize Relay for Life, Coaches vs Cancer and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. For more information, contact office manager Sean Policani at (509) 455-3440 or sean.policani@cancer.org. American Cancer Society Discovery Shop - Volunteers are needed for the Discovery Shop, 805 W. Garland Ave., for help with a number of duties. For more information, call Joanne at (509) 465-1607.

American Red Cross - The Red Cross is looking for volunteers to act as on-call disaster first responders (duties include traveling to disaster sites to meet with clients, working with other emergency responders to assess the scope of the damage and assisting with the initial set up of emergency shelters) and Armed Forces volunteers (duties include emergency communications between military members and their families, attend events to distribute tool and information to military members and their families and help with administrative and/or medical tasks in military hospitals). The Red Cross is also looking for Home Fire Campaign volunteers to go door-to-door to provide free smoke alarm checks and installations, home fire safety education and fire escape planning. Volunteers will be trained. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. For more information, contact Volunteer Services Manager Kari Strain at (509) 679-8795 or kari.strain@redcross.org.

Anna Ogden Hall Long Term Recovery Shelter - Volunteer opportunities include in the nursery and kitchen; various program class teachers; reception work; and help in the medical clinic. Required introductory classes are offered three times per month. For more information, call (509) 535-8510 or visit www.ugmspokane.org.

The Arc of Spokane - The Arc Community Center is looking for volunteers to help adults with developmental disabilities learn crafts and play games and puzzles. Individuals or groups with a unique talent to share, like singing, dancing or crafting, are welcome. …

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