Friday, October 15, 2021
Oct. 15, 2021

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Volunteer opportunities

The Columbian

The Clark County Food Bank is looking for volunteers to help collect and sort food donations from area grocery stores through its Fresh Alliance Program. Food collector shifts are available from 6:30 to about 10:30 a.m., Monday to Friday, and will drive or ride in a 20-foot box truck. Food collectors are asked to commit to a minimum of two shifts per month. Other duties include filling out donation slips and lifting 40-50 pound boxes. No CDL license is required. Food sorter shifts are available from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday to Friday. Volunteers must wear close-toed shoes and layered clothing, and complete an initial training session. Food sorters are asked to commit to at least one shift per week. For more information or to sign up for a shift, please contact Michele Richardson or Aubrey Ka’ahanui at 360-693-0939, or email

DOGPAW of Southwest Washington seeks volunteers to help clean up a local dog park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18 at Lucky Dog Park, 10100 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Volunteers should bring gloves, face masks, water, shovels and rakes (if available) to use for filling holes and picking up waste and litter. New volunteers can sign up at