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Baby Boutique - Wellspring Family Services

We are lucky to be part of a community that supports Wellspring's mission to help families tap into their own self-resilience. Sometimes this generosity becomes especially enthusiastic! This can leave our Baby Boutique interns overwhelmed by the amount of donations we receive and struggling to keep up with the large volume. We are asking for your help sorting through clothes that have been graciously donated to the Baby Boutique. This will entail separating items into different sizes and categories so they can easily be mixed into our current inventory. It will be a busy, but really fun day, and you will come away with a ton of knowledge about kids' clothes and sizes! Your efforts will make sure that there are plenty options for families to choose from when they come in for a shopping trip. Wellspring is looking for 10-15 volunteers to come out and sort clothes(donations) on the 4th Saturday of every month. This request is reoccurring, Monthly. The time is 9:30-11:30 every fourth Saturday of the month, ongoingly throughout the year of 2020.

Seattle, WA

2/22/20 9:30 AM + more

Wetland Work Party (2/22)- EVENT FULL

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 at Delridge Wetland Park, a degraded wetland acquired by DNDA in 2017. This wetland drains into the Longfellow Creek, which hosts spawning salmon and is an important tributary to the polluted Duwamish River. If you're interested in habitat and wildlife preservation and enjoy working outdoors, you're in the right place! Sign up by visiting http://dnda.org/dnda-nature/volunteer/ or emailing WSCNature@dnda.org.

Seattle, WA

2/22/20 10:00 AM

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

2/22/20 10:00 AM + 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. Our programs support over 25000 people with food and hands-on education. 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. Since 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

2/22/20 1:00 PM + 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

2/24/20 10:30 AM + more

Full Impact: POC Meet-Up

Come to an all-inclusive space designed only for People of Color to foster cultivating cross-racial understanding. In this meet up, we promote positive well-being for POC’s, build community and network, share healing practices, personal stories, & resources, brainstorm solutions and strategies to move racial equity forward in you personal or professional life, and much more. Lunch, beverages, and light snacks will be provided!

Seattle, WA

2/26/20 11:00 AM + more

ACES: Artists of Color Expo & Symposium

ACES is a POC-led art conference featuring performances, exhibits, workshops, presentations, listening sessions, and open forums. Our vision is to establish a space for artists of color to celebrate and center ourselves. We are coming together with intentionality to value our work and to see each other as resources, while focusing on the challenges and solutions we face as artists of color in the Pacific Northwest.

Seattle, WA

2/27/20 12:00 PM + more

Olivia Park Elementary School Garden

This is a very special place! Farmer Frog began at Olivia Park in 2010. The school garden is almost 3/4 of an acre. It is a hub for the local community, classes, families. We grow in three hoophouses, many garden beds, we have a small orchard and lots of seating areas. The food is shared with the articipating families and community members. You can come and help our team each wek as we move through the growing season one project, one activity at a time.

Everett, WA

2/27/20 4:00 PM + more

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

2/28/20 3:30 PM + more

Croft Forest Restoration

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 at the forest outside Croft Place Townhomes, an affordable housing unit managed by DNDA. This forest drains into Longfellow Creek, which hosts spawning salmon and is an important tributary to the polluted Duwamish River. If you're interested in habitat and wildlife preservation and enjoy working outdoors, you're in the right place! Sign up by visiting http://dnda.org/dnda-nature/volunteer/ or emailing WSCNature@dnda.org.

Seattle, WA

2/29/20 10:00 AM

DIRT Corps and GSP's Westcrest Park - Forest Restoration Work Party!

Please use this link for signing-up directly with Green Seattle Partnership (where most information is also available): https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/17529/ Calling all eco-volunteers of the greater Seattle area! Let’s work together to gradually transform and maintain Westcrest Park into an even greater public space for everyone to enjoy. Dirt Corps leads volunteer parties at Westcrest every month. Get outside and learn about restoration methods while improving the health of a forested neighborhood park. -Join DIRT Corps in revitalizing Westcrest Park. We have been working on this parcel of land for the past five years. Help us protect our plantings so they can compete with Himalayan blackberries and other invasives! It's up to us and our volunteers to keep them under control! -The beginning of this volunteer event will include a brief weed ID. Combine knowledge with action as we work to clear this beautiful space of harmful species that overtakes the area. Many of you might already have this experience in your own backyard! Let us know of any questions, hope to see you out there! -Acompaña a DIRT Corps a revitalizar el Parque Westcrest. Estamos trabajando en la tierra de la parcela de la 8a avenida del Parque Westcrest en donde la zarzamora está demasiado crecida! Está en nuestras manos como DIRT Corps y en la de los voluntarios el mantener el control del crecimiento de la zarzamora en este espacio! -El inicio de este evento voluntario incluirá una breve introducción de plantas invasoras. Combina el conocimiento con la acción mientras trabajamos para limpiar este hermoso espacio de las plantas invasoras que lo dañan y lo van desplazando de él. Muchos de ustedes han experimentado esto en sus patios traseros en casa! -Trabajemos juntos para transformar y mantener gradualmente el Parque Westcrest y hacer de él un espacio agradable al público para que todos puedan disfrutarlo. Déjanos saber si tienes alguna pregunta, esperamos verte ahí! Open to the public All ages OK What to Bring BRING: Bring water and also lunch if you think you are going to get hungry. DIRT Corps will provide coffee and light refreshments, as well as gloves and tools. QUE TRAER: Agua y almuerzo(si crees que te va a dar hambre pronto). DIRT Corps proveerá café y un pequeño refrigerio. Where to Meet MEET: Meet next to the p-patch gardens. PUNTO DE ENCUENTRO: Al lado del P-Patch (jardín comunitario). Where to Park South parking lot off of SW Henderson St, next to the dog park. Estacionamiento disponible al sur de SW Henderson St, junto al parque de perros.

Seattle, WA

2/29/20 10:00 AM

The Bridge: Board Training (2020)

The Bridge: Board Training is designed to demystify board service and provide current board members or community members with innovative tools to leverage their skills in board leadership. Experts from the field will illuminate the workshop with personal stories and small group activities. The training provides an overview of: Non-profit leadership and the complexities and inequalities in the NP sector Financial and legal responsibilities and best practices Fundraising strategies and a board member's role in fundraising We wrap up the experience with a board simulation to practice applying the skills learned and to ask questions. The training is followed by next steps and opportunities to get connected to our alumni network and annual board networking happy hour event.

Seattle, WA

2/29/20 1:00 PM + more