Volunteer Connections provides opportunities through the Human Services Council. For information on the following and other opportunities, call 360-735-3683.
• Clark County Veterans Assistance Center seeks volunteers to staff the reception desk and to assist veterans as they complete paperwork.
• FISH of Orchards is looking for a volunteer to help lead operations, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays. A volunteer with a truck or trailer is also needed to pick up products on Wednesdays, with heavy lifting involved. There is a mileage reimbursement.
• Hope Dementia Support Group seeks group facilitators to work on a varied schedule. Experience working with people with dementia is preferred. Two-day training is required.
• KXRW Community Radio is looking for a volunteer coordinator to provide leadership and vision, focusing on innovative, high-quality, community-based programming.
• Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center is looking for volunteers who can make a long-term commitment for a myriad of positions.
Clark County Food Bank depends on volunteers to help feed hungry Clark County residents. To help, call 360-693-0939 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The greatest needs are for:
• Food collectors. People in this position drive or ride in a 20-foot box truck to Clark County grocery stores, 7:15 to 10:30 or 11 a.m. weekdays, filling out donation slips and lifting 40- to 50-pound boxes. A commercial driver’s license is not required. A commitment of two shifts per month is requested.
• Food sorters. Sorters wear closed-toed shoes, for safety, and layered clothing, as the work is done in a refrigerated room, 10 a.m. to noon weekdays. Those able to work a longer shift can help with the following day’s donations. A commitment of one shift per week is requested.
• Receptionists. Shifts are 8 a.m. to noon, or noon to 4 p.m. Receptionists handle phones and messages, file, enter data on the computer, greet visitors and provide light cleaning. A commitment of one shift per week for at least six months is requested.