Volunteer Call

January 27, 2009

By Staff

Does your nonprofit agency or civic club need volunteers? Call 392-6434, ext. 237, or e-mail newsclerk@isspress.com.

 

Issaquah History Museums’ Train Depot and Gilman Town Hall: Be a docent four hours a month or more — volunteer@issaquahhistory.org or 392-3500

Eastside Baby Corner: Sort donations of clothing and toys from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, from 9-11 a.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. – noon Saturday — www.babycorner.org

AtWork!: Answer phones, greet visitors and perform general office duties anytime from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Friday — 274-4000

King County Library System’s Words on Wheels Program: Deliver library materials to homebound patrons — 369-3235

Senior Services Volunteer Transportation Program: — 206-448-5740Friends of the Issaquah Library: Book Shelf Program distributes books to Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank patrons, especially from 10 a.m. – noon Tuesday and Wednesday — 432-3571 or fletcherann@msn.com

 

Elder and Adult Day Services in Issaquah: From noon – 2 p.m. Monday-Friday to help with lunchtime prep and cleanup, and from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday to assist participants with exercise — 837-3967

 

Mountains to Sound Greenway: Squak Mountain State Park or tree potting in its Lake Sammamish nursery: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jan. 17, 24 and 31 — 206-812-0122 or www.mtsgreenway.org.

 

Hopelink: “Bus buddies” — 943-6769 or busbuddy@hope-link.org

 

Issaquah Chamber of Commerce: Visitor Information Center from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturdays — 392-7024

 

Issaquah Valley Senior Center: Lunch program on Tuesday and Friday, serving in the dining room and washing dishes; also lunch and grocery runs — 392-2381

 

Providence Marianwood: Assist residents in groups such as crafts, gardening, cooking, exercise and many others. Day, after school and evening opportunities are available, — 391-2827

 

Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank: Sort food and clothing from 8 a.m. – noon Monday and from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Also update the Web site — 392-4123

 

Eager Eye Guide Pups Club: Raise puppies for use as guide dogs for the blind — 644-7421

 

Community garden groups are needed to adopt garden beds (provide seasonal maintenance), have a teamwork party and join a group of gardeners who work independently at Pickering Farm — 837-3442

 

Seattle Tilth: Three-six hours per month, usually weekdays, who have a flexible schedule and a car or truck to help with shopping and outreach volunteers three hours per weekend a month — 206-633-5045, ext. 2

 

Issaquah Special Populations Social Club: Assist with dances, movies, field trips and special events. For every three hours of volunteer service, a 30-day pass will be issued for use of the community center facilities and Julius Boehm Pool — www.ci.issaquah.wa.us

 

Pampered Hands Group: At Providence Marianwood, assisting with soaking and massaging hands; individuals or teams from 10:15-11:45 a.m. Sunday to help with worship services — 391-2827

 

Cougar Mountain Zoo: General assistance with wildlife education and conservation — 392-6278

 

Faith in Action: Transportation, home services and/or social support services for Issaquah/Sammamish seniors — 391-2817

 

Issaquah Alps Trails Club: Volunteer for trail restoration. Work is typically done twice a week, weather permitting — 369-1725 before 7 p.m.

 

American Cancer Society: Serve on several fundraiser committee positions, including the 2009 Issaquah Relay For Life Planning Team —stacy_strickland@yahoo.com or 369-2195

 

Friends of Youth Issaquah: Part-time receptionists — 392-6367, ext. 115

 

King County Library System: Study Zone tutors for all sites, but particularly at the Fairwood, White Center, Skyway, Snoqualmie and Foster libraries — 369-3312 or aholloma@kcls.org

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