Volunteer Call

September 7, 2010

By Staff

Issaquah History Museums: Docents are needed to greet the public at the Train Depot, the old Town Hall and adjacent jail. Help is also needed with mailings and scanning photos. Contact Karen at volunteer@issaquahhistory.org or 392-3500.

Group Health: Hospice volunteers are needed, with weekday availability in Seattle, East King and Snohomish counties, to stay with terminally ill patients in their homes while caregivers take needed breaks; visit patients in nursing homes and other facilities; and assist with errands, transportation and other practical tasks. Training sessions are Oct. 11-13 in Bellevue. Submit an application before Sept. 24. Call Pati Northcraft at 556-6372 or 888-954-2509 toll free.

Seattle Tilth Community Garden: Volunteers are needed from 6-7 p.m. Aug. 25 to renovate the garden on the west side of Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. Weekly work party themes include planting, building soil, green roofs and more. There is also an opening for a garden steward intern, a weekly commitment working in the garden and taking on more of a leadership role (school credit is possible). Learn more at http://seattletilth.org/get-involved/volunteer/demo-garden-volunteers.

Overlake Medical Center: “A Matter of Balance” volunteer coaches are needed. Help learn to coach seniors overcome their fear of falling. Call 688-5209.

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