Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities

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

Want to Voluntour?

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Have you heard about the newest trend in travel? Voluntourism is all about seeing the world while helping out, and there are lots of interesting ways to do it.  This article looks at some of them, and gives us advice as well as some cautions. Source: Travel Aspirations | Living Section | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene and the Inland Northwest

Spokane Gives 2016- Volunteer Opportunities

Spokane, WashingtonApril is Spokane Gives month, and there are all sorts of worthy projects needing your time and attention.  For a listing of these, and other volunteer opportunities year-round, check out this searchable database.  Source: Spokane Gives 2016 – View All Projects (April 1st – 30th) | Volunteer Spokane