Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities

How you can help, right now!

We know that our homeless neighbors are really suffering in this weather, as are other Spokane folks who are not as lucky as we are.  Here is a roundup of ways you can help, right now! Source: Services roundup: Spokane poverty doc, coat drive, Homeless Connect | Bloglander

Volunteer Spokane

Are you thinking about getting more involved in your community, or wanting to find some purposeful work to give shape to your days?  Here’s a great way to browse  volunteer opportunities that are available right now.  Source: Volunteer Spokane

Care Cars: Giving a lift to seniors

Have you heard about Care Cars? This terrific organization has been providing rides to medical appointments for at-risk seniors, disabled and isolated residents in Spokane County  since 1984.  And, they are looking for volunteer drivers!  This  could be the perfect way for you to give back.  Or, you may know a senior in need of transportation assistance. For more information refer to this recent S-R article:  Source: Care Cars: Giving a lift to seniors | The Spokesman-Review

Volunteers needed for the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Holding hands with seniorAre you looking for a volunteer opportunity where you can really make a difference? The Eastern Washington Long Term Care Ombudsman Program needs more than 100 volunteers, and training starts soon.   Ombudsmen visit people in local nursing homes and other care facilities, checking to be sure their needs are being met and providing  emotional support.  Check out the details here:  Source: Volunteers needed for the Eastern Washington Long Term Care Ombudsman Program | The Spokesman-Review