AARP/Tax Aide – Volunteers with a background in communications, public relations and computer skills are needed to assist taxpayers in filing tax returns. Training and materials are free. For more information, call 1-888-227-7669 or visit www.aarp.org/taxaide.
Cancer Patient Care – This nonprofit organization needs volunteers to help with light office work, preparing newsletters and data entry. Teens are welcome. For more information, call Ali at 456-0446 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chase Youth Foundation – Board members are needed who are interested in organizing fund-raising events and enlisting corporate partners to further the goals of the Chase Youth Commission. For information, call Joann at 625-6440 or e-mail email@example.com.
Habitat-Spokane Builders Surplus Store – Customer service representatives are needed to assist customers in their shopping; sales associates are needed to stock, operate registers and merchandising; warehouse assistants are needed to accept donations and stock shelves. For more information, call Farah at 535-9517 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interfaith Hospitality Network of Spokane – Greeters are needed as families arrive at the day center at 7 a.m. Volunteers will greet guests, answer questions, make coffee, take phone messages, and perform light cleaning and some office duties. For more information, call Candy at 747-5487.
Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute – Host families are needed for Japanese students visiting Spokane. For more information, call Marlene at 328-2971 or e-mail email@example.com.
Shriners Hospitals for Children – A volunteer coordinator is needed to assist with intake, processing, paperwork and recognition for incoming volunteers. Volunteers are also needed to serve food in the dining room or the patient area. For more information, call 455-7844.
Wednesday’s Child – Professional photographers are needed to take pictures of children as an adoption promotion. The pictures will be featured on the KXLY Web site and in the Pacific Northwest Inlander. Volunteers are also needed to work with the children to compile a written and pictorial record of the child’s extended family. For more information call Marti Wiser at (208) 345-6646 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.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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