Lake Wilderness Elementary School-Celebration of Learning May 23rd-Art Docent portion needs help
Coming up on the evening of May 23rd, LWES will be having its yearly Celebration of Learning. The Art Docent portion of the evening will include transforming the gym into an art gallery displaying works of art created by each student thorugh our program. In addition, they will be holding their annual fundraiser art auction.
Need 3-4 volunteers to help facilitate the auction. This would entail helping decorate the room, keeping it organized throughout the night, answering parent quesions and guiding the children through a hands-on project. Time would be from 5pm – 8:30pm at LWES. See or contact Mrs. McKittrick in the career center for the contact information.
Maple Valley Farmers’ Market-Senior STEP Project Opportunity
Looking for a few talented Tahoma High STEP Project Students. Great opportunity for you to complete your Senior Project. Positions available Photographer, Chalkboard Artist, Sampler, Marketer, Rapid Market Assessment or Design Your Own Project. Create your own STEP project, one that helps the MVFM to meet its mission and to surpass its goals. Email email@example.com if interested.
South King County Veterans Resource Fair and Stand-down-June 8th, 2013 at Green River Community College
The Veterens Outreach Program at El Centro de la Raza, Vet Corps, and Green River Community College, are presenting this event. This FREE Veterans Resource Fair offers one-on-one help for many service that will help and benefit and support Veterans and their families.
Looking for a variety of volunteers. Go to this link to sign up to volunteer https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1RAbbuzAy6cjgZZWcK26P2arpny1gNP3H_iLSm9yvk9c/viewform?pli=1
Shadow Lake Elementary School PTA-
Needs volunteers that would be interested in helping out at their school carnival. The carnival will be on Friday, May 31st from 5pm – 8pm. Please see Mrs. McKittrick in the Career Center for more information.
Sibling House (Charity)
Provides resources to homes that take siblings of foster children. Provides clothing, dressers, beds, etc. Charity has been around for 31 years. The nearest branch is in Renton. Need volunteers to get donations, sort donations, and set up needs drives. This year a student volunteered as part of her senior culminating project. The organization is willing to take 2-3 students.
Visit siblinghouse.org for more information.
Black Diamond Cemetery Committee-Clean up day May 18th
The Blace Diamond Cemetery Committee is having a cemetery clean up day on May 18th, 9:00am-12:00pm. Great opportunity to get some volunteer experience to put on your resume! For more information come to the career center.
Maple Valley City Parks & Recreation-Parent Night Out Volunteers
Volunteers are needed for Parents Night Out program hosted by the Parks & Recreation Department. This opportunity is on select Fridays and Saturday’s of school months from 5:30 pm to 10:45 pm at the Lake Wilderness Golf Course Clubhouse. This program helps provide extra support for parents who need a fun and safe activity while enjoying a night out! Volunteers must fill out the Volunteer Enrollment Form, available on the City’s website. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. Must provide own transportation.
Posted Date: 3/7/2013
Deadline for those wishing to be considered is April 5th 5:00 pm.
The Maple valley City Parks & Recreation Department is recruiting individuals who are interested in serving in the capacity of Volunteer Staff at Parent’s Night Out. The duty of the PNO Volunteers is to supervise and lead children in activities, crafts, games, puzzles, and other events during the evening. Assist Children with dinner and snacks as needed and maintain a safe environment for everyone.
Must have taken safe sitter course.
See the flyer on the Career Center bulletin board outside the library, Mrs. McKittrick (Career Center) or the City’s website for all the details. Applications also available at the Lake Wilderness Lodge.
Lake Wilderness Arboretum- Looking for volunteers
The 42 acre Lake Wilderness Arboretum serves as an outdoor classroom and quiet retreat with paths that meander through cultivated gardens, botanical collections and native forest.
You don’t need to have any gardening knowledge to volunteer!
1st Saturday of each month 9am -noon
Wed/Thursday mornings 9am -noon (a great way to get some community service in over Spring Break)
Just show up during these times; no registration needed
Our address is : 22520 SE 248th Street Maple Valley, WA. Phone 253-3=293-5103. We are located right next to the Lake Wilderness Lodge in Maple Valley.
Maple Valley Historical Society
They offer…”a friendly community-driven environment, letters of recommendation for college applications, references for job applications and interviews, experience to put on resume and a historical perspective of your community”.
Acquisitions Volunteers-1-2 Saturdays of each month to record new items into the collections etc. Training provided.
Museum Docents-1-2 Saturdays each month to manage the Gibbon Store Museum and the Fire Engine Museum. Conduct tours and offer information. Training provided.
Event Volunteers- Volunteers to participate in many of their yearly events. Could include…set up/take down, manning information booths and other organizational projects. Dates and times vary.
For more complete information visit the Maple Valley Historical Society webpage at http://maplevalleyhistorical.com.
3. Serenity Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation in Maple Valley
A 501c3 charity organization that rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes neglected, abused or abandoned horses. They are in need of volunteers to help care for the 13 rescues they currently have on the farm.
Visit the website for more information www.serenityequinerescue.com
Friendly Earth Electronic Recycling-
Local non-profit recycling company based out of Seattle. For more information visit the 401 computer lab/Career Center
SHADOW Lake Bog
Shadow’s (Save Habitat And Diversity Of Wetlands) mission is to preserve Shadow Lake Bog and other ecologically sensitive wetlands in perpetuity through acquisition, education & outreach. Shadow Lake’s ancient sphagnum moss peat bog plays a vital role in protecting the environment, managing precious water resources adn serving as wildlife habitat. To date, SHADOW has protected more than 90 contiguous acres adjacent to Shadow Lake.
Job Shadows, internships, and volunteering are all available. Please contact Mikhaila Gonzales with questions at 425.432.4914 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit www.shadowhabitat.org for more information.
Covington Arts Commission
Are you interested in promoting arts and cultural events? Are you looking for an opportunity to complete community service while learning about the operations of your local government? Do you simply enjoy the rewards that come from helping others and making your City a better place to live? If any of those statements are true, then the City of Covington has a volunteer opportunity you should not pass up!
Applications are being requested now from students between the ages of 14-18 to fill two student vacancies on the City of Covington Arts Commission. The Arts Commission is comprised of seven members and acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council by evaluating the artistic and cultural needs of the Covington community. Regular meetings are held at Covington City Hall on the second Thursday of each month, starting at 6:30 PM and lasting approx. two hours.
Applicants must live inside or within a three-mile radius of Covington’s city limits. A passion for the arts and the ability to commit to serving a one-year term of once-a-month evening meetings are the necessary criteria. Qualified applicants will be briefly interviewed by the City Council. Applications are available at Covington City Hall or online at www.ci.covington.wa.us
For more information please contact Pat Patterson, Recreation and Aquatics Manager at 425.413.7665 ext. 303 or email@example.com
Puget Sound Goat Rescue
Gain community service hours by volunteering your time at Puget Sound Goat Rescue, located in Maple Valley. Duties would include stall cleaning, grooming, feeding and socializing with the many goats, dog and horse.
Please email or call for more information: 425.444.6591 (Barbara) or 206.218.8201 (Gina), firstname.lastname@example.org
Senate Page Program
Greater Maple Valley Community Center (GMVCC)
*Contact Kelly Travis for more information email@example.com
- Reader Board: 1-2 hours once a week. Duties include changing information on reader board, must be able to climb a ladder, maintain balance and reach, lift 30 lbs, basic spelling.
- Facility/Building Maintenance: Hours as needed M-F. Duties include but are not limited to: carpentry, plumbing and landscaping.
- Toddler Time Assistant: Gracie Hansen hours: M & F 9:00 – 9:30 am and 11:15 am – 12:00 pm / Maple Valley hours: T & Th F 9:00 – 9:30 am and 11:15 am – 12:00 pm. Duties include set-up and clean-up of play areas. Must enjoy being with children!
- Special Events Assistant: Day and time varies with Event: Trick or Trucks, Clothing Exchange, Kids’ Creations, and Egg Hunt. Must enjoy being with children!
- Volunteer Driver: Days and times vary with availability. Duties include providing needed transportation to frail elderly in the community needing to get to medical and dental appointments in the surrounding areas. Must possess a valid WA state drivers license, provide proof of auto insurance and complete the screening and orientation process with Catholic Community Services. Be willing to drive, wait during appointment and return senior to her/his home after appointment.
- Bingo Caller: 1-3 hours per week. Duties include facilitating/calling bingo numbers for seniors attending programs on Monday, Wednesday and/or Friday. Must have the ability to lead/direct others, and be able to project voice and speak clearly.