You can help



o Volunteer Connections provides opportunities through the Human Services Council.

For information on the following and other opportunities, call 360-735-3683.

Clark College Student Learning Center will provide tutor orientation and training, April 25-26, for new tutors or those wanting a refresher course.

Hospice Southwest seeks volunteer office assistants, Stepping Stone facilitators, and people to help with bereavement phone calls, palliative care and patient care.

The Meals on Wheels People seeks volunteer drivers, relief drivers, dishwashers, packers, servers, hosts and office workers.

NatureScaping of Southwest Washington seeks volunteers to help at its tree, shrub and perennial sale, April 26-27 and May 2-3. Volunteers are needed to greet customers, explain the process for purchasing plants and to verify purchases upon leaving.

PeaceHealth Southwest Washington Medical Center seeks volunteers to greet and escort patients at the Kearney Breast Center as they arrive for appointments, and assist staff with phone calls, mailing and clerical projects.

SCORE is looking for help with marketing and setting up workshops and seminars. Help is also needed with phones, data entry, filing and mail distribution.

o The Clark County commissioners seek to fill two seats on the Clark County Board of Equalization, one for a full position and the other for an on-call basis. Terms are for three years.

The board provides a citizen forum in which property owners can resolve issues of assessed valuation and exemptions. Members are paid $75 per day while attending meetings, which are usually Tuesday through Thursday during business hours.

Applicants should have knowledge of real and personal property, Clark County, property appraisal techniques and property tax law. Experience or education in the building trades is helpful.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume by May 7 to Jennifer Clark, Board of County Commissioners, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666 or email

o The Clark County Food Bank seeks volunteers. For information about the following opportunities, call 360-693-0939 or email

Truck drivers and riders are needed, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday to drive a 20-foot box truck and pick up donations from grocery stores around Clark County. Drivers and riders must lift 40- to 50-pound boxes and fill out donation slips. A commercial driver’s license is not required for this work.

Sorters are needed, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday to sort produce for distribution. Training is required.

Groups of five to 25 people are needed to help repackage bulk food for distribution to local food sites.