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Helping Hands Needed

Helping Hands Ministries International is a non-profit 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 Thrift Store in Bothell that could use your help! There are a variety of jobs/tasks that need to be completed each day such as; restocking merchandise, tagging and pricing clothing, testing electronics, cleaning, organizing, and more. Days and hours are flexible. No experience needed! Please come give us a hand!

Bothell, WA

8/10/20 10:00 AM + more

Morning Volunteers Needed at ROOTS Young Adult Shelter during COVID (in person)

In-shelter Morning Shift (6:45am-8:30am Sunday-Friday; 7:45am-9:30am Saturday): ROOTS is seeking additional volunteers during this critical time. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had over 50% of our volunteers temporarily step down. ROOTS is a young adult emergency shelter that is almost exclusively volunteer run. We are open 365 days a year, with up to 45 guests per night between the ages of 18-25. Volunteers are needed to help with operational tasks but most importantly volunteers will provide social support to the folks who stay here and build meaningful relationships. While time has gifted us with new volunteers, we are still in great need of additional volunteers at this moment.You must be at least 18 years of age to volunteer with us. We require all volunteers and staff to wear gloves and face masks throughout the duration of their shift. Volunteers are free to bring in their own face masks or other PPE, and we can provide gloves and disposable face masks on-site. The wellbeing of our volunteers is of the utmost importance, and we only ask you to commit to volunteering if you are safely able to do so. Upon arriving to each shift your Volunteer Supervisor or other staff will ask you questions listed on the ROOTS COVID-19 screening guide and will take your temperature. Staff and guests are screened in the same way upon entering the space. We appreciate your understanding in this process. Please stay home if you are feeling under the weather, have had recent contact with anyone demonstrating COVID-19 symptoms, or if you yourself have experienced a dry cough, fever, or other COVID-19 symptoms within the last 14 days. Older adults and those with chronic health conditions are discouraged from pursuing our in-shelter Evening and Morning volunteer roles at this time. Our Sanitation role, which maintains a greater level of social distancing, is still available to everyone. Please tay home if you are feeling under the weather, have had recent contact with anyone demonstrating COVID-19 symptoms, or if you yourself have experienced a dry cough, fever, or other COVID-19 symptoms within the last 14 days. Older adults and those with chronic health conditions are discouraged from pursuing our in-shelter Evening and Morning volunteer roles at this time. Our Sanitation role, which maintains a greater level of social distancing, is still available to everyone. If you can help during this time and are healthy enough to do so, fill out an application on our website at http://www.rootsinfo.org/get-involved/volunteer/volunteer-application/ for your own welcome packet and all the information you will need to volunteer with us. In-shelter Morning Shift Details (6:45am-8:30am Sunday-Friday; 7:45am-9:30am Saturday): Morning volunteers work as part of a team to engage with guests, hand out hygiene supplies, assist with laundry, help guests retrieve supplies from their cubbies, help clean up the shelter, enforce program rules, and help ensure the emotional and physical safety of the space. Morning volunteers build connections with their community and help our guests start off each day on a positive note.

Seattle, WA

Through 9/30/20

Daytime Volunteers Needed at ROOTS Young Adult Shelter during COVID-19

In-shelter Daytime Shift (9:30am-2:15pm, 12:30pm-6:30pm; Sunday-Tuesday): Volunteers routinely commit to just one day a week! (e.g You volunteer on Mondays from 9:30am-2:15pm every week) ROOTS is seeking additional volunteers during this critical time. You must be at least 18 years of age to volunteer with us. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had over 50% of our volunteers temporarily step down. ROOTS is a young adult emergency shelter that is almost exclusively volunteer run. We are open 365 days a year, with up to 45 guests per night between the ages of 18-25. Volunteers are needed to help with operational tasks but most importantly volunteers will provide social support to the folks who stay here and build meaningful relationships. Recently, the King County Health Department made a visit to our shelter and completed a health assessment of which we scored an impressively high score for social distancing maintenance, cleaning, and sanitation. This is all thanks to our amazing volunteers! We require all volunteers and staff to wear gloves and face masks throughout the duration of their shift. Volunteers are free to bring in their own face masks or other PPE, and we can provide gloves and disposable face masks on-site. The wellbeing of our volunteers is of the utmost importance, and we only ask you to commit to volunteering if you are safely able to do so. Upon arriving to each shift your Volunteer Supervisor or other staff will ask you questions listed on the ROOTS COVID-19 screening guide and will take your temperature. Staff and guests are screened in the same way upon entering the space. We appreciate your understanding in this process. Please stay home if you are feeling under the weather, have had recent contact with anyone demonstrating COVID-19 symptoms, or if you yourself have experienced a dry cough, fever, or other COVID-19 symptoms within the last 14 days. Older adults and those with chronic health conditions are discouraged from pursuing our in-shelter Evening and Morning volunteer roles at this time. Our Sanitation role, which maintains a greater level of social distancing, is still available to everyone. If you can help during this time and are healthy enough to do so, fill out an application on our website at http://www.rootsinfo.org/get-involved/volunteer/volunteer-application/ for your own welcome packet and all the information you will need to volunteer with us. In-shelter Daytime Shift (9:30am-2:15pm, 12:30pm-6:30pm; Sunday-Tuesday): ROOTS daytime volunteers serve pre-made meals, hand out hygiene supplies and bedding, sign guests in and out of restrooms, and supervise guest activities. Daytime volunteers also spend time with guests chatting, playing board games, and watching TV together. Daytime volunteers provide guests with a sense of stability while helping ensure our shelter runs smoothly and efficiently. *We understand that the 9:30am-2:15pm and 12:30pm-6:30pm shifts are large time commitments and we are willing to be flexible to accommodate to your schedule if you are unable to make an entire shift.

Seattle, WA

Through 10/17/20

Morning Sanitation Volunteers Needed @ ROOTS Young Adult Shelter during COVID-19

Morning Sanitation Shift (8am-10am, Sunday-Tuesday): Volunteers routinely commit to just one day a week! (e.g You volunteer on Mondays from 8am-10am every week) ROOTS is seeking additional volunteers during this critical time. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had over 50% of our volunteers temporarily step down. ROOTS is a young adult emergency shelter that is almost exclusively volunteer run. We are open 365 days a year, with up to 45 guests per night between the ages of 18-25. Volunteers are needed to help with operational tasks but most importantly volunteers will provide social support to the folks who stay here and build meaningful relationships. Recently, the King County Health Department made a visit to our shelter and completed a health assessment of which we scored an impressively high score for social distancing maintenance, cleaning, and sanitation. This is all thanks to our amazing volunteers! However, in order to continue this level of sanitation and safety for our guests, volunteers, and staff, we are in great need of additional volunteers at this moment. You must be at least 18 years of age to volunteer with us. We require all volunteers and staff to wear gloves and face masks throughout the duration of their shift. Volunteers are free to bring in their own face masks or other PPE, and we can provide gloves and disposable face masks on-site. The wellbeing of our volunteers is of the utmost importance, and we only ask you to commit to volunteering if you are safely able to do so. Upon arriving to each shift your Volunteer Supervisor or other staff will ask you questions listed on the ROOTS COVID-19 screening guide and will take your temperature. Staff and guests are screened in the same way upon entering the space. We appreciate your understanding in this process. Please stay home if you are feeling under the weather, have had recent contact with anyone demonstrating COVID-19 symptoms, or if you yourself have experienced a dry cough, fever, or other COVID-19 symptoms within the last 14 days. Older adults and those with chronic health conditions are discouraged from pursuing our in-shelter Evening and Morning volunteer roles at this time. Our Sanitation role, which maintains a greater level of social distancing, is still available to everyone. If you can help during this time and are healthy enough to do so, fill out an application on our website at http://www.rootsinfo.org/get-involved/volunteer/volunteer-application/ for your own welcome packet and all the information you will need to volunteer with us. Sanitation Shift (8am-10am, Sunday-Tuesday): Volunteers will come in after the shelter closes to disinfect all shelter beds and deep clean the shelter space. We work to limit the number of volunteers during the Sanitation shift to help maintain social distancing.

Seattle, WA

Through 10/17/20

Front Desk/Receptonist Volunteer

The Volunteer Administrative Assistant provides a welcoming, safe, and respectful atmosphere for guests, employees, and clients in Wellspring Family Service’s Rainier Avenue office. They are often the first person from clients and donors interact with and are a crucial part of the Wellspring team. Front Desk/Reception Greets and directs guests to the right place within the building. Answers phones promptly, listens carefully, and provides the caller with relevant, helpful information or accurately redirects the guest to the right person or resource. Works with callers, guests, employees, and clients in a way that respects their social and cultural differences. Tends to the physical appearance of the front desk, lobby, downstairs kitchen, and staff lounge. General Administration Supports other departments with administrative tasks and projects. Accepts and assists with processing Baby Boutique donations. Community Room Works with staff to ensure presentable and functional conference rooms for various meetings and trainings.

Seattle, WA

Through 12/31/20

ESL (English as a Second Language) Volunteers - COVID-19 Response (Virtual)

Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization where we envision strong Vietnamese families that are intergenerational, connected, and united. Helping Link mission is to empower Vietnamese-Americans’ social adjustment, family stability, and self-sufficiency while nurturing community service and youth leaders. We need some help from volunteers that have experience in ESL teaching/tutoring (to be done virtually). Helping Link is looking to provide education to older Vietnamese community members in navigating technology.

Seattle, WA

Through 8/31/20

Event Coordinator (for our 2020 Virtual Gala Celebration)

Helping Link is looking for organized, driven and enthusiastic volunteers to be our Events Specialist. This is a great opportunity for individuals who seek to gain people skills, organization skills, communication skills, time management and give back to the community. Main responsibilities: Work with the Event Committee to prepare, organize, and execute a successful event. Plan and oversee venue scheduling, equipment needs, and other related logistics. Be available to attend team meetings and the entire day of the event. Coordinate and maintain communication About Helping Link: Helping Link is a non-profit organization that offers social services and education programs for Vietnamese refugees and immigrants. Our mission is to "Empower Vietnamese-Americans through assisting them through social adjustment, family stability, and self-sufficiency while nurturing community service and youth leaders".

Seattle, WA

Through 9/30/20

Gain Grant Writing Experience!

Helping Link seeks a grant writer to contribute skills and enthusiasm to the Vietnamese community. S/He will work with team members to conduct prospect research, as well as develop, write, and submit grant proposals and applications. Persuasively communicate the organization’s mission to potential funders. Research potential public/private, corporate, foundation, and individual funding sources. Manage grant information in Salesforce or other database. Work with Executive Director to identify program needs and funding goals. Prioritize to meet multiple or ongoing deadlines. A team player and able to work independently, possessing strong research and communication skills. A minimum commitment of 2-4 hours a week is preferred. Training is provided. About Helping Link: Helping Link is a non-profit organization that offers social services and education programs for Vietnamese refugees and immigrants. Our mission is to "Empower Vietnamese-Americans through assisting them through social adjustment, family stability, and self-sufficiency while nurturing community service and youth leaders".

Seattle, WA

Through 12/31/20

Volunteer Recruitment Assistant

Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối is looking for a volunteer recruitment assistant to actively recruit young professional and student volunteers, sponsors, clients and members of the board on a continuing basis. A volunteer recruitment assistant will also be actively involved in the C-ID community and increase awareness and visibility of Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối. Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Executive Director you will: Write, edit, update and manage recruitment ads Develop and cultivate positive relationships with professional networks, nearby schools, universities, businesses, residents, churches and temples, community centers and other community members in the Little Saigon/Chinatown/International District neighborhoods Seek out new opportunities for placement of recruitment ads within schools, professional networks, and young professional community forums Manage communication with prospective volunteers, donors, clients and members of the board Help develop Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối’s vision and future strategy for board members, sponsors, clients, and future volunteers Lead volunteer onboarding sessions twice a month Lead community outreach efforts that promote Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối such as posting flyers, event promotion tabling, and attending community meetings Requirements: Strong writing and interpersonal skills Ability to work independently and in a team setting Benefits: Network and connect with sponsors, clients, volunteers, and Board of Directors within and outside of Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối Network and connect with student organizations and volunteers to promote youth leadership Enhance communication and writing skills to diverse professional and social networks Network and connect with key members of the C-ID community and employees of the City of Seattle Hands-on experience in community engagement activities Support a community-led grassroots organization to improve the lives of those in the Vietnamese community in the King County Region About Helping Link: Helping Link is a non-profit organization that offers social services and education programs for Vietnamese refugees and immigrants. Our mission is to "Empower Vietnamese-Americans through assisting them through social adjustment, family stability, and self-sufficiency while nurturing community service and youth leaders".

Seattle, WA

Through 12/31/20

General Maintenance Volunteer

We are seeking volunteers to help support general maintenance of Wellspring Family Services' building. Responsibilities: Desire to support mission of Wellspring Family Services. Assist with painting, power washing, building projects, cleaning and related works such as: moving furniture, hanging televisions, and assembling desks. Experience: Experience in painting, landscaping, and using light maintenance equipment.

Seattle, WA

Through 7/10/21

Volunteer Translator

Wellspring Family Services is seeking volunteer translators who are fluent in English as well as a second language to help translate written materials into multiple languages. We want to share our resource in different language in order to engage families without language barriers. This will require proficiency in translated language and willingness to work with program managers to ensure the translated materials meet their needs. Specific Languages Needed: Amharic, Somali, Tagalog, Tigrinya.

Through 6/9/21

Dental and Medical Volunteer Support with Mobile Dental Clinics

Left untreated, dental problems can lead to pain, difficulty eating and increase the risk of debilitating health conditions. Two significant obstacles prevent people from receiving dental care - cost and access. Medical Teams International is committed to breaking down these barriers by delivering free dental care to patients on our fleet of Mobile Dental vans. We’re proud to serve our neighbors with the largest volunteer-powered Mobile Dental program in the United States. Are you a dental or medical professional who’d like to serve vulnerable neighbors in your community? Dental professional volunteers are the backbone of the Mobile Dental Program. In five to seven hours, you can see around eight patients who are in desperate need of dental care. Our clinics provide extractions and fillings with an occasional specialty clinic. We are always looking for dentists, dental assistants and registered dental hygienists to volunteer. Commit to one day a week, month, quarter, or year. Volunteers choose which day and how often. Additionally, in light of COVID-19, we are also seeking medical professionals to provide basic medical screenings as people arrive to the clinics. These clinics operate through King, Snohomish, and Pierce Counties. Apply today by clicking on the following link: https://www.cognitoforms.com/MedicalTeamsInternational1/VolunteerApplication Select "Mobile Dental | Care & Connect" as your area of focus. As you are aware, this is a rapidly changing situation and we may need to either expand or scale down operations as we look at how best to support local health systems and safely serve beneficiaries during this time. We greatly appreciate your willingness, patience, and understanding. We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy during this time. For more information, please visit our website at: https://www.medicalteams.org/

Through 12/31/20

Medical Professionals Needed for COVID-19 Testing Clinic Support

Are you a medical professional with a heart to serve your community's most vulnerable? Come volunteer with Medical Teams International as we respond to this global pandemic by helping to make sure all have access to testing and that our communities are safe. We are seeking medical volunteers to help administer COVID-19 nasal swab tests at mobile clinic sites and provide patient intake. The clinics will operate throughout King County and serve some of Seattle’s most vulnerable populations - i.e. communities that live in congregate housing facilities, shelters, encampments, and transitional housing units. The clinics will be split into two shifts from either 9am-1pm or 1-5pm and volunteers can serve during either the morning/afternoon shift or for the entire day. As you are aware, this is a rapidly changing situation and we may need to either expand or scale down operations as we look at how best to support local health systems and safely serve beneficiaries during this time. We greatly appreciate your willingness, patience, and understanding. If you are interested in applying, please follow the link below. Select "Mobile Dental | Care & Connect" as your main area of focus. https://www.cognitoforms.com/MedicalTeamsInternational1/VolunteerApplication Thank you for considering serving with Medical Teams International! We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy during this time. For more information, please visit us at: https://www.medicalteams.org/

Through 12/31/20

You can also visit United Way King County's volunteer page for other ways to support our community during the COVID-19 crisis.