March 5, 2009 in Washington Voices

Volunteer opportunities

 

Open Eyes, Minds, Hearts to Mentoring – Inland Northwest Mentoring is looking for individuals to volunteer time and resources to produce public service information to promote mentoring, including brochures, bookmarks, buttons, bags, and multimedia. For more information, or if you are a business interested in promoting mentoring within your organization and to the public, call Naaman at (509) 838-6581, ext. 112.

City of Spokane – Volunteer to assist in counting Spokane’s Homeless Population. Training is provided. Numerous sites and dates are available. Contact Amy Jones at (509) 625-6130 or e-mail akjones@spokanecity.org.

Second Harvest Inland Northwest – Volunteer for Yoke’s supermarkets food drive and help fight hunger. Participating stores include Airway Heights, Montgomery and Argonne, North Indian Trail Road, East Sprague Ave., in Veradale, North Foothills Drive and Market Street, in Mead. Shifts are from 8 a.m.-noon, noon-4 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. To sign up and for more information, contact Julie at (509) 252-6242.

Spokane Valley Partners – Volunteers who can give two or more hours per week are needed to sort clothes and operate client-tracking software for the Spokane Valley Partners clothing bank. Contact Connie at (509) 927-1153, ext. 18.

Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs – SNAP’s Living Green program is looking for volunteers to assist with public events and classes. For more information, visit www.livinggreen.org.

This list is a sample of opportunities included on the Spokane County United Way Volunteer Solutions Web site. For a complete list visit www.unitedwayspokane.org and click on the link for the volunteer center, or call for more information about these and other opportunities. If your organization is looking for volunteers, contact the Spokane County United Way at 838-6581.


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