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Corbin Senior Activity Center – Lunch helpers are needed to set and clear tables, make coffee, and dish out and serve food on Wednesdays. Volunteers are also needed to pick up food once a month. A food handler’s permit is preferred. For more information, call Christa Richardson at (509) 327-1584 or visit www.corbinseniorcenter.org

New Hope Resource Center – New Hope needs volunteers to drive seniors and disabled individuals to doctor’s appointments and to the grocery store. Transportation may be needed once a month or once a week. Call Janeen Leachman, director, at (509) 467-2900.

American Cancer Society Discovery Shop – Volunteers are needed for the Discovery Shop, located at 905 W. Garland Ave., for help with a number of duties. For more information, call Judy at (509) 328-9373.

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

Camp Fire USA Inland Northwest Council – Opportunities are available to be a club co-leader in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area. Contact Marcia Asmussen, program coordinator, at (509) 747-6191.

Catholic Charities – Drivers are needed to deliver “brown bags” to those in need of meals who are unable to obtain food themselves. Volunteers must pass a Washington State Patrol background check, have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle to use for food deliveries, and be able lift and carry bags weighing 8 to 10 pounds. For more information, call Judy Marte at (509) 358-4250 or visit www.catholiccharities spokane.org.

Friend to Friend – Community volunteers are needed to visit one-on-one with residents in Spokane-area long-term care and assisted-living facilities. Each adult volunteer visits one resident a couple of times a month at their convenience for a one-year commitment under the general supervision of the Activity Director of the individual facility. Call Jan Kendrick, volunteer coordinator, at (509) 483-1600.

Girl Scouts – The Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho is looking for volunteers for leadership development and mentoring of girls. Call Janet Davis, volunteer manager, at (800) 827-9478 or visit www.gsewni.org.

Habitat for Humanity – General construction volunteers, age 16 and older, are needed to build homes. No experience is necessary and on-site training will be provided for people who are interested. For more information, call Andrea Mayhew, volunteer coordinator at (509) 534-2552.

Inland Northwest Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Inland Northwest Chapter is looking for administrative volunteers to assist the staff with receptionist duties, data entry filing and the development director with hands-on projects in preparation for special events. Call Kerry Wiltzius, program director, at (509) 482-2022.

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 (509) 838-6581.


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