January 19, 2010
Habitat for Humanity of East King County needs volunteers to help build houses in the Issaquah Highlands. The nonprofit needs volunteers at the highlands site Jan. 20-21 and 27-28. Read more
January 12, 2010
Hopelink: Work at any of its centers in Shoreline, Carnation, Kirkland/Northshore, Redmond or Bellevue, sorting food in its food banks; helping adults learn to read, do basic math, study for GED exams or learn English as a second language; providing child care and homework tutoring to children in housing facilities; delivering food to homebound clients; or answering phones and helping with administrative tasks. The Kirkland/Northshore is in particular need of food sorters and shelf stockers for its grocery store-style food bank. Register at www.hope-link.org/takeaction/volunteer or call 869-6066. Registration for orientation is necessary, as space is limited; seating is first-come, first-served so please arrive promptly. Read more
December 29, 2009
Help homeless and abused animals. Help build a great sanctuary. The King County shelter is closing January 2010 and there is a need for more sanctuary and no-kill shelters. This group is new and needs a lot of help to get up and running. It’s in desperate need of an experienced fundraiser for an upcoming walk. It also needs help for upcoming charity and fundraising events. Call 891-5869 or e-mail email@example.com. Read more
December 8, 2009
Friends of Youth is seeking gift donors and volunteers for its annual holiday gift giving program, Giving Tree, dedicated to fulfilling the holiday wishes of youth who would otherwise go without gifts. Volunteer positions include gift gatherers, gift processors, sorters/checkers and gift wrappers. E-mail Cheryl@FriendsofYouth.org or call 869-6490, ext. 309. Read more
November 10, 2009
The American Red Cross, serving King and Kitsap Counties, is looking for volunteers to become trained as ReserveCorps shelter volunteers to help respond during flood season. Go to www.seattleredcross.org or call 206-726-3566 or 360-377-3761. Volunteers must submit an online application before attending a free, daylong shelter training. A free background check will be part of the training. ReserveCorps shelter classes are Nov. 14 and Dec. 5. Read more
November 3, 2009
Career Center specialists at Issaquah High School are looking for community members to help interview seniors to fulfill a graduation requirement before they’re given their diplomas.
The interviews are 10 minutes long and will be held at the Issaquah School District’s administration building, 565 N.W. Holly St. Students will discuss their post high school plans, the work they’ve completed to get to graduation and what they hope to do in the next five to 10 years.
Interviewers will fill out short feedback forms for each interview.
Interviewers will have a short training session prior to interviewing students, given by the school’s career specialists.
Panelists are needed from 7:15-10 a.m. Dec. 2, 9 and 16. Parents of graduating students should refrain from volunteering, as the activity should mimic real interview experiences where students don’t know their interviewers. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more informatiVolunteer interviewers neededXX
October 27, 2009
The annual Harvest Festival needs 200 volunteers from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Nov. 14 to serve 2,000 low-income/homeless people groceries, clothing, books and toys. Call 868-8448 or e-mail email@example.com. Read more
October 6, 2009
Does your nonprofit agency or civic club need volunteers? Call 392-6434, ext. 237, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Issaquah History Museums’ Train Depot and Gilman Town Hall: Be a docent four hours a month or more — email@example.com or 392-3500 Read more
September 22, 2009
Issaquah History Museums: Docents greet the public at the restored Train Depot and/or at the old Town Hall and adjacent jail, or help with mailings and scanning of photos. Volunteers with carpentry and mechanical skills needed to assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the Train Depot and Gilman Town Hall. E-mail Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 392-3500. Read more
September 1, 2009
The fifth annual Hometown Issaquah Reunion, an opportunity for people to share family stories and memories of Issaquah, and to celebrate their own personal history, is Sept. 12 at the depot. Read more