Community Action of Skagit County June 28 Skagit Volunteer Newsletter

Opportunities with Community Action

 

 

 

For more information contact Diane.

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Adopt a Yard for a Senior and/ or Disabled Member of our Community this Summer!
We are looking for volunteers willing to adopt the lawn of a senior and/or disabled client in our community!

 

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and able to safely operate a lawn mower and weed eater.

 

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For more information contact Patti.

360 416-7585

Street Outreach Volunteer

Ongoing| Skagit County

Street Outreach Volunteers will contact people experiencing homelessness who appear to be suffering from Substance Use Disorder. Volunteers will be assessing their needs for clothing, food, personal hygiene, and connecting them to local services.

 

Volunteers will also be assessing if people are opioid users and distributing Fentanyl or Narcan kits. In addition, volunteers will be developing relationships with clients built on trust to help move them to pursue recovery options when they indicate they are ready.

 

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Volunteer at Our Partner's Events!

 

 

 

For more information contact Lindsay.

360 416-4934

25th Annual Skagit Valley Highland Games

July 13-16 | Mount Vernon

The Celtic Arts Foundation is looking for help in a range of areas from volunteers with a variety of skills and abilities for the 25th Annual Skagit Highland Games.

 

Volunteer shifts are 3 hours in length with morning, afternoon, and evening options available. There will be a Volunteer Orientation on July 11th at Edgewater Park from 6-7 PM.

 

As a thank you for your help, volunteers receive a complimentary Family Weekend Pass, which provides free admission for four people (family or friends) both Saturday and Sunday.

 

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For more information contact Rachel.

360 416-4934

Feast & Frolic Volunteers

Mount Vernon

Viva Farms is throwing their 3rd annual Feast & Frolic in the Field event. They are looking for volunteers to help out in a couple of different roles.

 

·     Event Promotion/ Outreach Volunteer

·     General Event Support includes tasks such as set up/ tear down, check in, selling drink tickets & Viva swag, waste management, table attendant, auction spotting & recording & more!

 

In exchange for volunteering, volunteers receive free admission to the event, farm-to-table dinner, ample breaks to enjoy the event, and Viva swag.

 

 

Ongoing Opportunities with our Partners

 

 

 

For more information contact Rhiannon.

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Donation Truck Ride Along

Ongoing | Skagit County

Do you have strong hands and a love of meeting people? Volunteer your skills on the Skagit Habitat for Humanity donation truck! Join their donation driver to pick up donations and drop sold Store items off at their new homes. Explore Skagit County while saving gently loved furniture and housing materials from landfills. Every donated item sold at the Store goes directly back into Habitat for Humanity's mission of safe, affordable housing. If the environment or affordable housing makes your heart beat (or if you just love exploring our beautiful Valley!) join them on their Donation pickups!

 

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For more information contact Erik.

360-856-2211

Raffle Sale Volunteer

Summer Position| Multiple Locations

This summer Helping Hands needs volunteers to help sell raffle tickets for a motorcycle. Duties will include going to tabling at events and selling tickets.

 

Shifts are in 2 hour blocks volunteering closely with Helping Hand's Development Manager. There are a number of events this summer, so there are plenty of opportunities to help!

 

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For more information contact Holland.

360 420-2206

Multiple Positions Available

Ongoing | Skagit County

Youthnet is looking for people interested in learning about the urgent need to increase the number of foster homes within their community and how they can help. Their ultimate goal is to increase capacity for therapeutic and traditional foster placements within our local communities.

 

·     Foster Care Respite Provider

·     Foster Parent

·     Therapeutic Foster Parent

 

 

What can the Skagit Volunteer Center do for you?

The Skagit Volunteer Center is a free community-building service provided by Community Action of Skagit County. Each year we connect hundreds of volunteers to over 150+ partner organizations in our community! If you would like more information about volunteering in Skagit County or becoming a partner organization, contact the Skagit Volunteer Center at volunteercenter@communityactionskagit.org, or call at 360-588-5731. For more volunteer opportunities or to sign up please visit www.skagitvolunteercenter.org.

 

Interested in having your volunteer opportunities featured in the Newsletter?

The newsletter is produced by Skagit Volunteer Center Staff and volunteers and is sent out twice a month (ish) to over 3,000 Skagit residents. Newsletters are traditionally published on the 1st and 3rd week of each month. If you would like to have a volunteer opportunity featured in this newsletter, update your volunteer listing OR contact the Skagit Volunteer Center by Tuesday June 11 by Noon- isabelao@communityactionskagit.org. We will do our best to include all new postings.

 

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