88.9 KPOV, BEND’S COMMUNITY RADIO STATION is looking for energetic volunteers to do everything from database entry to tending Booth at summer events. Contact: email@example.com or 541-322-0863.
AARP needs Tax-Aide volunteers to help taxpayers prepare basic tax returns. Free training provided. Contact: www.aarp.org/money/taxaide or 888-687-2277.
ABILITREE (FORMERLY CENTRAL OREGON RESOURCES FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING) needs volunteers for various programs, including mailroom operations, computer training and life skills instruction to support adults with developmental disabilities. Weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact: 541-617-5878.
ADULT BASIC SKILLS DEPARTMENT (COCC) needs volunteers to assist in multi-level classes in reading, writing, math and English. Contact: Margie Gregory, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-318-3788.
ALYCE HATCH CENTER is seeking individuals who would be interested in volunteering for the board of directors. Contact: Andy Kizans, 541-383-1980.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY : Volunteers are needed for the Cancer Resource Centers located in the Bend Memorial Clinic and the St. Charles Cancer Centers, located in Bend and Redmond. Our mission is to provide patients and families experiencing cancer with information, emotional support and resources to promote the highest possible quality of life. Training provided. Contact: Charlie Johnson, 541-434-3114.
AMERICAN RED CROSS needs volunteers to work at local blood drives. Shifts are about four hours Mondays through Fridays and during special events. Contact: 541-749-4111.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL needs volunteers to write letters on behalf of victims of human-rights violations. Contact: Philip Randall, 541-388-1793.
ART CENTRAL STATION is looking for volunteers in the classroom, for schedule distribution, general building maintenance and office assistance. Contact: 541-617-1317.
ART COMMITTEE OF THE REDMOND FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY is looking for volunteers. Members help organize art shows and receptions at the library. Contact: Linda Barker, 541-312-1064.
ASPEN RIDGE ALZHEIMER’S ASSISTED LIVING AND RETIREMENT COMMUNITY needs volunteers to spend time with residents and assist with simple activities. Contact: 541-385-8500, Tuesday through Saturday.
ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF BEND, which provides new clothing to children in dire need, seeks volunteers for community-based programs. Contact: 541-389-2075.
BEND AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY needs volunteers to help with on-site construction and supervision, as well as other special projects. Contact: 541-385-5387.
BEND LIBRARIES FRIENDS: The Friendshop at the Bend Public Library is looking for sales people. Adult volunteers will be scheduled for three-hour commitments weekly or biweekly. Training provided. Contact: www.fobl.org or 541-617-7047.
BEND PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT needs volunteers to help with youth sports, special and adaptive recreation, youth recreation and enrichment, outdoor programs, caring for parks and trails and assisting at events. Age requirements for volunteers vary by program. Contact: Kim, 541-706-6127.
BEND’S COMMUNITY CENTER needs volunteers in all areas of operation: thrift store, kitchen staffing, building trades, distributing newsletters and posters, cleaning, painting, office assistance and bookkeeping. Contact: Taffy, 541-312-2069.
BEND SENIOR CENTER : Volunteers assist with reception, library and as support for recreation and fitness programs. Contact: Kim, 541-706-6127. Volunteers also needed for Meals on Wheels and Senior Nutrition Program. Contact: 541-382-3008.
BEND SPAY & NEUTER PROJECT helps animals in your community. Volunteer opportunites include trapping feral cats, helping at the clinic and fundraising. Contact: 541-617-1010.
BETHLEHEM INN, a shelter serving men, women and families, needs help with meals and other projects. Contact: www.bethleheminn.org or 541-322-8768.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL OREGON is looking for volunteers ages 18 and older to mentor children throughout Central Oregon. To be that special person who can open doors and widen new horizons through making “Little Moments" into “Big Magic," contact 541-312-6047 (Bend), 541-447-3851, ext. 333 (Prineville) or 541-325-5603 (Madras).
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA is looking for adults to help with events, committees, marketing, fundraising and unit service. Training is provided. Contact: Paul Abbott, email@example.com or 541-382-4647.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF CENTRAL OREGON is actively seeking volunteers who are passionate, committed, reliable, positive role models for the youth in Central Oregon. We operate four Clubs throughout Central Oregon in the communities of Bend, Redmond, and Terrebonne serving 1,500 youth annually. Contact: www.bgcco.org, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-617-2877.
CAMP FIRE USA CENTRAL OREGON, celebrating its Centennial, is looking for volunteer mentors for youth programs. Contact: email@example.com or 541-382-4682.
CASCADES THEATRICAL COMPANY seeks volunteers in all areas: onstage, backstage, box office, ushers and promotions. Contact: 541-389-0803.
CASCADE VIEW NURSING AND ALZHEIMER’S CARE CENTER needs volunteers for its Heart-to-Heart program, working one-on-one with confused residents, visiting and doing simple activities. Training and ongoing support provided. Contact: 541-382-7161.
CAT RESCUE, ADOPTION & FOSTER TEAM (CRAFT) needs help with animals at the sanctuary all days of the week and foster homes for orphan kittens, mom cats with babies and special-needs cats. Contact: 541-389-8420, 541-598-5488 or www.craftcats.org.
CENTRAL OREGON COUNCIL ON AGING (COCOA) AND MEALS ON WHEELS is seeking volunteers for a variety of positions. Contact: www.councilonaging.org or 541-678-5483.
CENTRAL OREGON SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION needs volunteers to serve refreshments at symphony rehearsals that occur throughout the fall, winter and spring terms. Contact: Julie, 541-383-7779.
CENTRAL OREGON LOCAVORE, an online local food marketplace, needs volunteers at Bend drop-site. If interested in local food, this is an excellent opportunity. Contact: www.centraloregonlocavore.com or Niki at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-633-0674.
CENTRAL OREGON VETERANS OUTREACH needs volunteers to help veterans with filing disability claims, to distributing food, clothing, fuel and more to homeless veterans, scheduling transportation to the Portland VA Medical Center and related assistance. Contact: email@example.com or 541-383-2793.
CHILDREN’S VISION FOUNDATION needs volunteers to help screen students in Central Oregon. On-site training provided, and hours are flexible. Contact: Julie Bibler, 541-330-3907.
CHIMPS, INC., a nonprofit organization, needs caring and reliable volunteers to assist with the daily cleaning, care and meal preparation of adult chimpanzees. Volunteers must be 18 or older. Contact: www.chimps-inc.org or 541-385-3372.
CIRCLE OF FRIENDS matches volunteers (singles, couples and families) with children. Become a mentor today. Contact: Beth, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-588-6445.
THE CITIZEN REVIEW BOARD (CRB) needs volunteers to serve on a local board in our community that reviews the case of children in foster care. Boards usually meet one day a month. Contact: email@example.com or 888-530-8999.
CITY OF BEND is seeking volunteer greeters at the Bend City Hall, Monday through Friday. Volunteers are asked to commit to two to three hours a week for six months. Contact: Cheryl Howard, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-388-5505.
COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) needs volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the court system. One child, one voice ~ you can be that voice. Contact: www.casaofcentraloregon.org or 541-389-1618.
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES/VOLUNTEER SERVICES needs volunteers to enhance the quality of life for seniors by telephone or visiting seniors in homes or home-like settings in Central Oregon. Contact: Lin Gardner, 541-693-8988.
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES/VOLUNTEER SERVICES CROOK COUNTY needs adult mentors to visit seniors, disabled adults, youths and families. Fundraising assistance also needed. Contact: Valerie Dean, 541-447-3851, ext. 427.
DESCHUTES LAND TRUST needs volunteers for land stewardship and restoration projects, office assistance and more. Contact: www.deschuteslandtrust.org or 541-330-0017.
DESCHUTES COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT: Want to help underserved populations access needed services? Volunteer with Deschutes County Health Department’s Syringe Exchange Program. Contact: Tuesday Johnson, Tuesday_Johnson@co.deschutes.or.us or 541-322-7425.
DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE — CENTRAL OREGON PARTNERSHIPS FOR YOUTH needs adult volunteers to mentor children of incarcerated parents. Training class provided. Contact: www.deschutes.org/copy, COPY@deschutes.org or 541-388-6651.
DESCHUTES COUNTY VICTIMS’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAM needs volunteers to help advocate for victims of crime through the court system. Training and ongoing education provided. Contact: Diane Stecher, 541-317-3186 or 541-388-6525.
DES CHUTES HISTORICAL MUSEUM needs volunteers in the following areas: hosts and hostesses, maintenance, seamstresses, photo darkroom helpers and catalogers, researchers and computer operators. Training is available. Contact: 541-389-1813, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST needs volunteers for wilderness, visitor center and campground hosts, recreation, archaeology and other projects. Contact: Jean Nelson-Dean, 541-383-5576.
DESCHUTES PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM needs volunteers to perform a variety of duties, including shelving, mending and outreach services to local assisted-living facilities. Contact: 541-312-1032.
DESCHUTES RIVER CONSERVANCY needs 40-50 volunteers to help with Bend Oyster Off-Road Adventure Race on June 25. Race info: www.deschutesriver.org. Contact: Marisa Hossick at email@example.com or 541.382.4077 x25.
DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS (DAV) needs volunteer drivers for its daily shuttle service from Bend to the VA Medical Center in Portland. The van operates from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, and drivers must have a valid Oregon driver’s license and good driving record. Contact: Don Lang, 541-647-1002.
EAST CASCADES AUDUBON SOCIETY seeks volunteers for a variety of projects and programs, leading field trips, editing newsletters and fundraising. Contact: www.ecaudubon.org or Jan Rising at 541-241-2190.
EDUCATION FOR CHINESE ORPHANS needs volunteers for the Chinese New Year Celebration. The event is held 4 to 9 p.m., Feb. 19 at the Bend Boys and Girls Club. Contact: Chris Hanson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-382-4596.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER mission is to embed sustainability into daily life. The organization needs volunteers for several programs including youth education, community garden, zero waste, transportation advocacy and The Green Spot. Contact: 541-385-6908.
EQUINE OUTREACH HORSE RESCUE OF BEND needs volunteers to help with horses’ needs and grooming. Experience a plus. Orientations on Saturdays. Contact: www.equineoutreach.com or Cathi at email@example.com.
FAMILY KITCHEN needs volunteers to provide hot meals to the homeless and those in need. Contact: Cindy Tidball, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-610-6511.
FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER needs volunteers for office support, library support, telephone information and referral for parent and family services. Training is provided. Contact: 541-389-5468.
FOSTER GRANDPARENTS PROGRAM needs low-income senior volunteers to help children with reading. Must be 60 or older and meet income guidelines. Stipend of $225 a month available, plus mileage reimbursement. Contact: Central Oregon Council of Aging, Steven Guzanskis, 541-678-5483.
FRIENDS OF THE BEND LIBRARIES needs volunteers to help with the Friends of the Bend Libraries Friendshop. Contact: www.fobl.org or Meredith Shadrach at 541-617-7047.
FRIENDS WITH FLOWERS OF OREGON needs volunteers for pick-up, delivery, arranging flowers and vase donations for Hospice patients. Contact: www.friendswithflowersoforegon.com or 541-480-8700.
GIRL SCOUTS need caring adult volunteers to lead groups and activities. Training provided. Contact: 541-389-8146.
GIRLS ON THE RUN OF DESCHUTES COUNTY is a nonprofit prevention-based after-school program for 3rd to 5th grade girls, that combines running with life skills. Seeking volunteers for fundraising, marketing and other tasks. Contact: www.deschutescountygotr.org or email@example.com.
GRANDMA’S HOUSE, a home for pregnant, abused or homeless teens, needs warm, loving, caring volunteer house moms. Training is provided. Contact: 541-383-3515.
HABITAT RESTORE needs volunteers to sort and stock donations and help in sales, customer service, pricing, collections and pickups, as well as other retail opportunities. Contact: Di Crocker, 541-312-6709.
HEALING REINS THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER seeks willing and able volunteers to assist adults and children in weekly therapeutic riding lessons. No experience necessary, all training included. Contact: Darcy Justice, 541-382-9410.
HEALTHY BEGINNINGS has ongoing volunteer recruitment. Contact: www.myhb.org or 541-383-6357.
HIGH DESERT CHAMBER MUSIC needs volunteer assistance with mailing, pickup and drop off of materials for performances, airport drop off and pickups, poster hangings and more. Contact: Isabelle Senger, www.highdesertchambermusic.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-306-3988.
HIGH DESERT CHRISTIAN COLLEGE needs assistance with office administration, database management, library maintenance and special events. Contact: email@example.com or 541-318-4283.
HIGH DESERT INTERCULTURAL FESTIVAL seeks volunteers for 2010 Festival Steering Committee. co-coordinator positions and to chair various committees. It also needs fundraising for new date and location, Sept. 2010 at Centennial Park in Redmond. Contact: Barb, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-447-0732.
HIGH DESERT MUSEUM needs volunteers to greet visitors, teach school programs, give interpretive talks about animals or historical exhibits, work in the gift shop and do other miscellaneous jobs. Training provided. Contact: 541-382-4754.
HIGH DESERT SPECIAL OLYMPICS needs volunteers for local year-round programs to assist with coaching, fundraising events, accounting and administration. Contact: 541-749-6517.
HIGH DESERT TEENS VOLUNTEER PROGRAM needs teens for the summer and/or school year program at the High Desert Museum. For students 12 and older or entering seventh grade. Contact: www.highdesertmuseum.org or 541-382-4757.
HOSPICE OF REDMOND-SISTERS is seeking new volunteers to visit with hospice patients and transition clients, work with bereavement, on special projects and the Festival of Trees. Training provided. Contact: www.redmondhospice.org or Volunteer Coordinator at 541-548-7483.
HUMAN DIGNITY COALITION needs volunteers to work on social justice issues including equal rights for people with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and racial and immigrant rights. Contact: 541-385-3320.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF CENTRAL OREGON is recruiting and training volunteers to walk dogs, socialize cats, foster orphaned or nursing animals, help with off-site adoptions and at our thrift store. Contact: Jen, email@example.com or 541-382-3537.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF CENTRAL OREGON THRIFT STORE is recruiting and training volunteers to help with sorting, inventory and maintenance. Contact: Liz, 541-388-3448.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE OCHOCOS needs volunteers to walk dogs and promote adoptions. Contact: 541-447-7178.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF REDMOND is looking for volunteers to join the team. Help by becoming a receptionist, dog walker or foster parent. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-923-0882.
HUNGER PREVENTION COALITION is seeking board members who are interested and have experience in areas of community development, advertising, design, PR and accounting. Contact: Marie, email@example.com or 541-385-9227.
IEP PARTNERS needs volunteers to support parents through the special-education process. Contact: Carmelle Campbell at the Oregon Parent Training and Information Center, 888-505-2673.
JEFFERSON COUNTY CRIME VICTIMS’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAM needs volunteers for its crisis on-call service, grant writing and research, and victim notification and assistance. Contact: Tina Farrester, 541-475-4452, ext. 4108.
JEFFERSON COUNTY VOLUNTEER SERVICES: Interested in volunteering in Jefferson County or Warm Springs for community programs? Contact: Therese Helton, 541-475-6131, ext. 208
JUNIPER GROUP SIERRA CLUB needs volunteers for monthly environmental education nights, newsletter editors and people to help with hands-on restoration and forest monitoring. Contact: 541-389-9115.
JUNIPER SWIM & FITNESS CENTER: Volunteers needed to help with swimming, fitness, adaptive recreation and child care programs. Age requirements vary by program. Contact: Kim, 541-706-6127.
KIDS CENTER needs volunteers to become “friends of the Kids Center" to help children. Contact: Rachel Kane, 541-383-5958, ext. 274.
LA PINE COMMUNITY KITCHEN is looking for volunteers to help with preparing and serving hot lunches Monday through Friday. Hours and days are flexible. A food service card is helpful but not necessary. Contact: 541-536-1312.
LA PINE HIGH SCHOOL needs adult mentors to work with teens on college and scholarship applications. Contact: Jeff Bockert, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-355-8501.
LA PINE PUBLIC LIBRARY needs volunteers! Our volunteers shelve plus a lot more. One hour a week makes a big difference. Contact: Cindylu, 541-317-1097.
LA PINE RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT is seeking volunteers to provide firefighting and first-responder services to the community. Training provided. Contact: Volunteer Coordinator, 541-536-2935.
LA PINE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER needs Meals on Wheels drivers, medical appointment escorts and dishwashers. Contact: Pat Potter, 541-536-6237.
LA PINE YOUTH DIVERSION SERVICES needs volunteers to assist in the creation and supervision of community-service projects for juveniles in the La Pine area and is also seeking mentors for juveniles. Contact: Mary, 541-536-5002.
LATINO COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION needs volunteers for educational, cultural and celebration events. Come interact with the Latino community every Monday. Contact: Brad, email@example.com or 541-382-4366.
LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM needs volunteers to visit and be advocates for the elderly in nursing and care facilities. Contact: Nancy Allen, 541-312-2488.
MEADOWLARK MANOR, a 36-year old residential treatment facility for teenage girls in Bend, is seeking adult volunteers to interact with the girls and assist with projects. Contact: Peggy Kastberg, 541-382-7025.
MOUNTAINSTAR FAMILY RELIEF NURSERY has infants and toddlers in need of your loving care working in a nurturing therapeutic classroom; training provided. Contact: 541-322-6820.
MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL seeks volunteers to greet and assist visitors or help with clerical projects. Contact: JoDee Tittle, 541-475-3882, ext. 5097.
MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL HOSPICE seeks volunteers to take an active role in providing care and support for patients, families and hospice functions. Special training provided. Contact: 541-460-4030 or Tori Schultz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-475-3882, ext. 5327.
NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS — CENTRAL OREGON is looking for folks to assist with meetings, take free trainings to teach classes or facilitate support groups. Contact: Eileen White, email@example.com.
THE NATURE OF WORDS is seeking volunteers for a variety of positions. Contact: www.thenatureofwords.org or 541-330-4381.
NEAT REPEAT THRIFT SHOP needs volunteers to stock, sort and sell merchandise at its store in Prineville. Contact: Peg, 541-447-6429.
NEIGHBORIMPACT invites volunteers to help the disadvantaged in their community through food collection, Head Start and special events. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-548-2380, ext. 106.
NEIGHBORIMPACT seeks volunteers to tutor homeless children ages 5-16. Volunteers are needed one to five days per week. Contact: 541-548-2380, ext. 115.
NEWBERRY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY needs volunteers in the Sunriver Office, La Pine ReStore and on the construction sites in La Pine. Contact: 541-593-5005.
NEWBERRY HOSPICE needs volunteers willing to gain satisfaction from making a difference in peoples’ lives. Contact: 541-536-7399.
OPPORTUNITY FOUNDATION THRIFT STORE OF BEND needs volunteers to work in the store. Contact: 541-389-0129.
OPPORTUNITY FOUNDATION THRIFT STORE OF REDMOND needs volunteers to work as front-desk cashiers. Contact: 541-548-5288.
OREGON ADAPTIVE SPORTS needs volunteers to teach adaptive ski lessons. Contact: www.oregonadaptivesports.org or Kendall Cook at 541-848-9390.
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICE needs adult and teenage volunteers to serve as 4-H project leaders. Youths in kindergarten through 12th grade are eligible to become 4-H members. Contact: 541-548-6088, 541-447-6228 or 541-475-3808.
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: Applications for the OSU Master Gardener Volunteer Program in Central Oregon are now available. Training provided. Contact: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/deschutes or 541-548-6088.
PARTNERS IN CARE has many opportunities for volunteering depending on your time, talent and interest. Volunteer training available monthly (excluding August and December). Classes begin at 9 a.m. Contact: www.partnersbend.org or Sarah Peterson at 541-382-5882.
PEACE BRIDGES, INC., BEND is looking for a few volunteers to help out with local seasonal projects, such as assisting with a twice-monthly cleanup at Pacific Park, and possibly fundraising projects. Contact: www.abridgetopeace.org or John C. Schwechten at 541-383-2646.
PEACE CENTER OF CENTRAL OREGON offers workshops, classes and practice groups on compassionate communication. Creative volunteer projects include marketing, event planning and office help. Contact: www.pcoco.org or 541-923-6677.
PFLAG CENTRAL OREGON is looking for volunteers to move equality forward. Our trifold mission is to support, educate and advocate on behalf of our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender loved ones. Contact: www.pflagcentraloregon.org or 541-317-2334.
PILOT BUTTE REHABILITATION CENTER needs volunteers for morning, afternoon and weekend visits. Contact: 541-382-5531.
PRINEVILLE SOROPTIMIST SENIOR CENTER needs volunteers to deliver meals. Contact: Melody, 541-447-6844.
READ TOGETHER needs volunteers ages 55 and older to help Head Start students and kindergartners learn pre-reading skills. The greatest need is in Terrebonne and La Pine. Training and insurance provided. Contact: 541-388-7746.
REDMOND FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY needs volunteers who are willing to do various projects and interact with the public for three to four hours a week. Contact: 541-312-1060.
REDMOND HABITAT FOR HUMANITY needs volunteers for thrift store and new home project in Terrebonne. Contact: Scott or Warren, 541-548-1406.
REDMOND HABITAT RESTORE needs volunteers for a few hours on a regular basis to sort, price and otherwise make presentable an array of donated items. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Contact: Roy, 541-548-1406.
REDMOND HIGH SCHOOL needs volunteer tutors for math and English. Contact: 541-923-4807.
REDMOND INTERCULTURAL EXCHANGE (R.I.C.E.) needs volunteers for the Steering Committee, as well as assistance with Children’s Spanish Group, Latinas Group, facilitating language groups, grant writing, graphic design, promotion and fundraising. Contact: Barb, email@example.com or 541-447-0732.
REDMOND LEARNING CENTER is seeking volunteers to interact, socialize and mentor children (ages 3 to 7) a few hours in the afternoon. Activities include reading books, putting together puzzles, doing crafts, building blocks and pushing swings. Must be able to pass a criminal background check. Contact: Zach Sartin, 541-923-4854.
REDMOND YOUNG LIFE is in need of adult volunteers; Contact: Gary Olds, 541-923-8530.
RELAY FOR LIFE is looking for volunteers who want to be on our planning committee to help fight cancer and honor our survivors. Contact: Stefan Myers, 541-504-4920.
RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) is mobilizing Central Oregon volunteers 55 years and older. To register for an interesting volunteer position, contact Marie Phillis, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-548-8817.
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE needs caring volunteers for the house. Can be weekly, monthly or less. Contact: Mardi, 541-318-4950.
SACRED ART OF LIVING CENTER, which offers spiritual education programs and retreats, has volunteer project opportunities, which include preparing for programs, retreats, office help and research. Contact: 541-383-4179.
ST. CHARLES IN BEND AND ST. CHARLES IN REDMOND have opportunities available for volunteers to escort guests and deliver items throughout the hospital. Flexible hours and schedules. Contact: 541-706-6354.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIAL SERVICES needs volunteers to do interviews, work as receptionist and fill food boxes. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: 541-389-6643.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL — LA PINE needs volunteers to work in the thrift store. Contact: 541-536-1956.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL — REDMOND needs volunteers to work in the thrift store. Contact: 541-923-5264.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIAL SERVICES OF BEND needs volunteers to help with receptionist, interviews and in our food pantry. Open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: 541-389-6643.
SAVING GRACE needs volunteers for general office assistance and to work with survivors of domestic violence and rape. Training provided. Contact: 541-382-9227 or 541-504-2550.
SCHOOL-TO-CAREER PARTNERSHIP: Business community members needed for high school classroom enrichment, work readiness training, job shadows, field experience and site tours. Contact: Kent Child, 541-322-3261.
SISTERS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY has many volunteer opportunities, including help with the thrift store, various committees and assisting with home construction. Contact: 541-549-1193.
SMART (START MAKING A READER TODAY): Change the world in one hour a week by reading with an elementary school child. Training provided. Contact: www.getsmartoregon.org or 541-355-5600.
SUNRIVER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE needs volunteers to help visitors and tourists from outside the Sunriver area. Contact: 541-593-8149.
SUNRIVER NATURE CENTER & OBSERVATORY needs volunteers to work as program guides, gardeners, at special events and in the Second Tern thrift shop. Contact: Susan, 541-593-4442.
TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE is looking for volunteers to spend time with residents in various activities. They also need volunteers who would like to play the piano or other musical instruments. Contact: 541-383-1414.
TOWER THEATRE FOUNDATION is looking for volunteers to be ushers, help with concession sales, office help, special events and fundraising. Training provided. Contact: 541-317-0700.
TRILLIUM FAMILY SERVICES has a much-needed volunteer opportunity for individuals who like variety, flexible schedules and want to make a difference for children. Contact: 503-205-0194.
TUMALO LANGLAUF CLUB needs volunteers for the newsletter, social activities, potlucks, fundraising, grooming and hosting at Virginia Meissner Sno-Park, WinterFest and “Learn-to-Ski Day" teachers. Contact: Tom Carroll, 541-385-7981.
VIMA LUPWA HOMES, a Bend-based nonprofit providing a family home for 10 orphaned/at risk children in Zambia, seeks volunteers to assist with organizational functions, events, etc. Contact: www.lupwahomes.org or 541-420-6775.
VISIT BEND is looking for volunteers to help greet guests in the Welcome Center. Contact: www.visitbend.com or 541-382-8048.
VOLUNTEER CAMPGROUND HOST POSITIONS available with the Bureau of Land Management, in various locations along wild and scenic rivers. Duties would include visitor contact and monitoring; reimbursement for some expenses. Contact: Tom Mottl, 541-416-6859.
VOLUNTEER CONNECT links volunteers with more than 90 community organizations, throughout Central oregon. Contact: www.volunteerconnectnow.org or 541-385-8977.
VOLUNTEERS IN ACTION (formerly Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers) needs volunteers who are interested in assisting senior and disabled people. Service would include providing transportation, visiting and more. Contact: 541-548-7018.
VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE : Active or retired physicians or mid-level providers needed for patient care in clinic for working poor. Non-medical computer savvy volunteers also needed. Contact: Kristi, 541-585-9008.
WINNING OVER ANGER & VIOLENCE, which provides counseling to reduce physical and emotional abuse, seeks volunteers for fundraising and other positions. Contact: www.winningover.org or 541-382-1943.
WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER OF CENTRAL OREGON needs volunteers to help with phones, reception and general office duties, as well as indoor and outdoor maintenance. Special projects and committee opportunities are listed on the Web site www.wrcco.org. Contact: 541-385-0750.
YOUTH CHOIR OF CENTRAL OREGON needs volunteers to help with the choir’s activities, concerts and in the office. Contact: 541-385-0470.