Volunteer Opportunities - March

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer Opportunities
For more information: 360-735-3683

 

American Red Cross of SW Washington needs your help with the multiple volunteer opportunities available including blood drives, clerical, CPR/first aid instruction, photography, web design and much more.

Battle Ground Health Care is a free, chronic care medical and dental clinic for the uninsured. They currently have needs for clinic volunteers to serve in various medical, clerical or program assistance areas. The Clinic desperately needs a Phlebotomist (phlebotomy certification preferred).

The Dental Care Program is in need of dental assistants, a dental clinic manager, dentists and dental hygienists.

City of Vancouver 50+ Forever Young Hikers program is looking for a volunteer hiking guide and driver. Volunteers must be 50+, able to pass a background check and willing to take first-aid/CPR. If you are interested in being involved in the hiking program, have the time to research potential new hikes, evaluate trails and are comfortable driving a 10-passenger van, this position is for you.

Clark College Foundation is looking for reception volunteers to serve as the “voice and face” of the Foundation by answering phones, greeting visitors, preparing mail and providing general clerical assistance.

Columbia River Mental Health Services utilizes volunteers to provide a wide range of crucial services. Current volunteer needs include clerical assistance with phones, filing and data entry, and mentors for children who need a caring, responsible adult friend.

FISH of Vancouver has an on-going need for volunteers to help with hauling, sorting, bagging and passing out food and clothing to individuals and families in need.
Juvenile Justice and Rehabilitation Administration (JJRA) Region 3 seeks community volunteers to serve as trusted guides/mentors to youth in the juvenile justice system. Mentors visit mentees at juvenile facilities at least once a month, and make phone calls and write letters as often as possible.

JJRA is in need a Mentor Program Internship volunteer to educate the community about the Mentor program and its needs, create and utilize presentations to service groups, faith-based organizations and tabling events, recruit volunteers to be mentors, actively pursue grants and donation opportunities in the community and online to help sustain the Mentoring program and help maintain the Mentor database.

Kids Cooking Corner (The) (KCC) is now accepting applications for one or two board members interested in actively helping spread their mission of healthy eating farm/table while teaching the next generation how to be self-reliant about food. Fundraising experience is helpful. KCC is looking to fill the board treasurer position with a qualified volunteer to manage and report on the agency’s finances.

Lifeline Connections is in need of administrative assistants to answer phones, track messages, file and help with other clerical duties. Light computer skills are necessary.

Lutheran Community Services NW Refugee Resettlement Program seeks volunteers with their own vehicle help refugees get around town during their challenging first few months in the county to their various appointments.

Serendipity Players is a non-profit community-building theater company serving the Southwest Washington metropolitan area. It needs volunteers to help with all aspects of play program layout. Experience with MS Publisher or similar program is requested.

The Arc of Southwest Washington is looking for a volunteer to help with media relations to assist the business developer with media support, emails, phone calls and research. Previous media experience is a must. The Arc is also looking for call center volunteers to phone donors a day ahead to remind them of their pick-up for the next day, and/or to call customers and schedule donation pick-ups.


City of Vancouver

The City of Vancouver offers volunteer opportunities for individuals, families and larger groups, both single and day or long-term engagements. Play with kids, spruce up parks, plan adventures for 50 or better adults or get involved in a wider variety of projects. To learn more about City of Vancouver volunteer opportunities below, visit www.cityofvancouver.us, email hailey.heath@cityofvancouver.us call Volunteer Coordinator Hailey Heath at 360-487-8316.

Hiking guide/driver: The Vancouver Parks and Recreation 50+ Forever Young Hikers program is looking for physically fit volunteer hiking guides and drivers. Volunteers must be 50+, able to pass a background check and willing to take first aid/cpr. If you are interested in being involved in the hiking program, have the time to research potential new hikes, evaluate trails and are comfortable driving a 15-passenger van, please give us a call.  For more information contact Becky at 360-487-7084 or email becky.anderson@cityofvancouver.us