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Restore Seattle's Urban Forested Parks!

Ready to get your boots muddy? Join us for a fun, invigorating afternoon of volunteer restoration work! You and your fellow volunteers will assist with invasive plant removal, mulching, or planting native plants, depending on the progression of the site's restoration. We will be working in various forested parks throughout the Delridge neighborhood, most of which drain into the Longfellow Creek watershed or are a part of the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Longfellow Creek hosts spawning salmon and is an important tributary to the polluted Duwamish River, while the West Duwamish Greenbelt is the largest contiguous forest in Seattle. If you're interested in habitat and wildlife preservation and enjoy working outdoors, you're in the right place! Information each event's location will be sent out to volunteers via email the day before the event. Please be advised that in observence with US public holidays, some dates will not have any restoration events. If this is the case and you have signed up for a holiday event, we will contact you to let you know there will not be an event.

Seattle, WA

1/21/20 10:00 AM + more

Helping Hands Thrift Store

Helping Hands Ministries Internation is a nonprofit organization that strives to provide help and assistance to the Local Community, the women and children in Peru, and World wide. Helping Hands Mi. has a Thrfit Store in Bothell that could use your help! There are a variety of job/tasks that need to be completed each day such as; restocking merchandise, tagging and pricing clothing, testing electronics, cleaning, and more. No experience needed! Please come help give us a hand!

Bothell, WA

1/21/20 10:30 AM + more

Elementary Tutor for Refugee Women's Alliance

As a volunteer tutor with ReWA’s afterschool literacy program, you will be working with 1st-5th graders on building critical reading and writing skills as well as providing homework help. Our program supports Somali-speaking and Spanish-speaking students from immigrant and refugee families in navigating the Seattle school system and developing literacy skills in an environment that encourages social-emotional learning and elevates youth voice.

Bainbridge Island, WA

1/21/20 2:00 PM + more

Package Bulk Food at University District Food Bank

PCC Community Markets donates thousands of pounds of nutritious, bulk foods to their partnering food banks. Help University District Food Bank and PCC by packaging bulk, nutritious foods into family-sized portions! University District Food Bank uses the portioned food during regular distribution for those in need. Work Stations will be set up prior to volunteer arrival. Volunteers will be scooping bulk foods into family-sized portions, with a label. We appreciate those that can help with the clean up as well.

Seattle, WA

3/25/20 7:00 PM + more

Parents' Night Out Event!

Calling all PLAYTIME enthusiast! We are looking for volunteers to help us host a fun night of activities and games for kids with special needs and thier siblings, while parents get a few hours of much needed self care time. Come help us design an obstacle course (with Zipline and ballpit options!), create an art project, make slime, facilitate a board game, help build a race track or just read some books! About the Event Parents’ Night Out is a special opportunity for parents and caregivers of the children receiving our services, to have a few hours of personal time. This free event is hosted at our Burien location where our trained pediatric therapists, with the support of volunteers, facilitate three hours of exciting, age-appropriate activities for the kids, including dinner! Job Summary As a Parents’ Night Out Childcare Support Volunteer, you play an important role in creating a safe, fun and engaging environment for children of varying ages and abilities. In partnership with staff, you’ll be helping parents receive an essential piece of support while promoting the opportunity for self-care and overall wellness. Benefits Complimentary light dinner Opportunity to collaborate and gain work experince alongside field experts and skilled staff Exposure to equipment, materials and tools used in pediatric therapy services Observe discipline specific therapy 1:1 therapy sessions—if desired Become a valued member of a diverse and committed team at top ranked and largest pediatric therapy center in the WA state Invitation to volunteer appreciation happenings and other agency special events Receive volunteer service verification letter Time Commitment/Location One time, on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 3.5 hours, from 4:30pm-8:00pm 127 SW 156th St Burien, WA 98166 Responsibilities Interact and support program participants while maintaining a positive attitude Assist with setup/ clean up duties such as; moving tables/chairs/therapy equipment, gathering requested supplies, disinfecting materials, dinner prep Assist in facilitating projects and activities such as arts/crafts, games, senory bins, obstacle courses, etc. Plan and lead appropriate activities – if desired Work cooperatively and effectively as a team member by communicating, contributing, and reflecting on a continuous basis Communicate with children, parents, and staff in support of our mission Other tasks as needed Qualifications Ability to commit to the 3.5 hours need for volunteers as specified above Strong communication and interpersonal skills Experience working with youth, an interest in child development, individuals with special needs and developmental delays (preferred but not required) Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of all program participants and their families Must be able to support and affirm youth with diverse cultures, racial and ethnic identities, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, abilities, and countries of origin Sit/stand frequently and ability to lift up to 30 lbs. Minimum requirements Background check is required Participate in orientation, assignment training and safety tour Consent to required agreements related to the project including; Liability Release Waiver and Confidentiality Agreement Must be at least 16 and signed consent of parent/guardian is required Reports to Event Facilitator Volunteer Coordinator This is an unpaid, volunteer position Children’s Therapy Center seeks to reflect the diversity of our communities. We believe every employee, volunteer and guest/visitor has the right to be free from unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, Children’s Therapy Center provides all employees, volunteers and applicants with equal opportunity in all aspects of the relationship

Burien, WA

1/23/20 4:30 PM

Help struggling learners with just 1 hour per week!

Invest in Youth, which provides free tutoring to local elementary students, is looking for volunteer tutors to be paired with 3rd-5th graders. If you're looking for a way to get involved or give back to your community, this could be your opportunity! Invest in Youth is looking for role model tutors to work one-on-one with elementary students at local schools, including South Shore K-8, Thurgood Marshall Elementary, Daniel Bagley Elementary, Roxhill Elementary and Beacon Hill International. Tutoring begins the second week of October, runs through May, and takes place once every week at each school. We are currently looking at adding students now! Each tutor is matched with the same student for the whole school year, and the pair works together on things like homework, playing math games, or reading stories, for one hour each week. Educational materials and activities, training and support, and heartfelt appreciation are provided at every session. For more information or to apply to be a tutor, please contact Jude at jbrown@investinyouth.org or visit our website: https://www.investinyouth.org/volunteer/ Can't commit to the full school year? Become a substitute tutor or share this with your friends who might be interested.

Seattle, WA

1/24/20 3:30 PM + more

Come Volunteer on the Farm!

Paradise Farm is the headquarters site of Farmer Frog. We are growing using permacultural and modern practices, we have livestock, orchard, aquaponics and many other wonderful systems. We share the food with families in the community who have little or no access to fresh food. The space is often visited by schools and children of all ages 0-100, as well as groups who are transitioning, youth detention releasees and folks who live with mental illness. Because the farm is located in the middle of Paradise Valley Conservation Area, it is an important wildlife habitat and restoration site and an educational spot where people can learn how to grow food in harmony with wildlife and the natural ecosystem. Because we are in the conservation area,enter the farm through the Paradise Valley Conservation Area trail-head parking lot. The gate opens to a gravel driveway. Park just on the right side of the gravel driveway. Walk onto the farm.Come volunteer on the farm and learn about farming, food systems, and community! https://www.google.com/maps/place/Paradise+Valley+Conservation+Area+Parking+and+Trail+Head/@47.7886076,-122.0798392,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xdd7f2544c35beaa4!8m2!3d47.7886076!4d-122.0798392

Woodinville, WA

1/25/20 1:00 PM + more

Roller Derby Event Team Helpers!

Rainier Roller Riot is recruiting a small team of volunteers to assist with our home bouts! On January 25 we will face off against Northwest Derby Company in a Riot themed bout and we need volunteers to help out doing a variety of jobs. Volunteers for this event will help with ticketing and entry, setting up, and cleaning up and ad hoc even needs throughout the night. See detailed volunteer descriptions below. We ask that volunteers arrive to be trained at 4:30pm on January 25. Job Title: Ticket Seller/Entry Greeter Volunteers Needed: 1-3 Volunteer Duties: Will be in charge of taking entry fee payment in both (1) card and (2) cash, checking in pre-paid ticket holders, stamping hands for re-entry and counting the total number of entrants. Requirements: Use of Square card reader on personal mobile phone. Bring a charger if needed. Duration: Half to entirety of bout depending on number of volunteers. Areas is not in view of the track. Job Title: Merch Table Attendant Volunteers Needed: 2-4 Volunteer Duties: Will be selling RRR merchandise, keeping track of stock quantity and organization, as well as assisting with merchandise questions. Will also sell raffle tickets at most bouts. Requirements: Use of Square card reader on personal mobile phone. Bring a charger is needed. Duration: Half to the entirety of bout depending on the number of volunteers. Areas is not in view of the track. Job Title: Bake Sale Attendant Volunteers Needed: 1-4 Volunteer Duties: Will handle all aspects of the bake sale areas including selling and arranging goods while maintaining proper food handling safety. Requirements: Use of Square care reader on personal mobile phone. Bring a charger if needed. Duration: Half to entirety of bout depending on the number of volunteers. The area is not in view of the track. Job Title: Raffle Ticket Seller Volunteers Needed: 2 Volunteer Duties: Will walk through crowd informing audience about raffle prizes, encouraging them to purchase tickets. Will draw and announce raffle winners at half-time and make sure they receive their prize.

Seattle, WA

1/25/20 4:30 PM

Package Bulk Food at Redmond Hopelink Food Bank

PCC Community Markets donates thousands of pounds of nutritious, bulk foods to their partnering food banks. Help Redmond Hopelink Food Bank and PCC by packaging bulk, nutritious foods into family-sized portions! Redmond Hopelink Food Bank uses the portioned food during regular distribution for those in need. Work Stations will be set up prior to volunteer arrival. Volunteers will be scooping bulk foods into family-sized portions, with a label. We appreciate those that can help with the clean up as well.

Redmond, WA

1/27/20 6:30 PM + more

Package Bulk Food at Westgate Chapel

PCC Community Markets donates thousands of pounds of nutritious, bulk foods to their partnering food banks. Help Westgate Chapel and PCC by packaging bulk, nutritious foods into family-sized portions! Westgate Chapel uses the portioned food during regular distribution for those in need. Work Stations will be set up prior to volunteer arrival. Volunteers will be scooping bulk foods into family-sized portions, with a label. We appreciate those that can help with the clean up as well.

Edmonds, WA

3/23/20 7:00 PM + more

Package Bulk Food at Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank

PCC Community Markets donates thousands of pounds of nutritious, bulk foods to their partnering food banks. Help Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank and PCC by packaging bulk, nutritious foods into family-sized portions! Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank uses the portioned food during regular distribution for those in need. Work Stations will be set up prior to volunteer arrival. Volunteers will be scooping bulk foods into family-sized portions, with a label. We appreciate those that can help with the clean up as well.

Issaquah, WA

5/11/20 7:00 PM + more

Volunteer at the Library!

The Washington Talking Book & Braille Library (WTBBL) provides a free public library service which includes easy access to the informational and recreational reading materials needed by individuals who are unable to read standard print material.With over 10,000 patrons around the state, WTBBL mobilizes volunteers to continue to provide quality services in a timely manner. Volunteers will process talking book players that have been returned from repair sites, shelve books, and assist with shipping prep. This is a big operation, and WTBBL needs your help making sure everyone - regardless of ability - has easy, supportive access to books and information. Let's make sure every Washington State resident has the opportunity to stay connected! NOTE: This site can NOT sign off on court-ordered volunteer hours. Please use the "court ordered allowed" search field on the calendar in order to find sites that can sign off on hours.

Seattle, WA

2/5/20 4:30 PM + more