Volunteer Opportunities

Benton Franklin Head STart

Admin/Clerical Volunteers
Various clerical work that supports classroom activities and administration
Ongoing
No minors
Contact: bfhs.net/BentonFranklinHeadStart

Columbia Industries

Community Center Volunteers
Work with people with disabilities in a fun, educational setting by teaching classes or lessons to clients. Do you have a skill to share? Columbia Industires would love to hear from you.
Examples include: cooking, painting, music, drama, knitting, gardening, reading, etc.
Ongoing
No minors
Contact: ColumbiaIndustries.com

Resource Center Volunteers
Help empower people with disabilities and other challenges as they search for jobs on the computer, fill out paperwork or apply for an apartment. The Resource Center helps people access the important resources they need to thrive. 
Ongoing
No minors
Contact: ColumbiaIndustries.com
 

Grace clinic

Join the Reception Team
If you enjoy meeting people this is a great spot for you! We are looking for computer-savy and friendly people to join our reception team. Receptionists welcome new patients and schedule appointments, amongst other tasks.
Ongoing - the Clinic is open Tuesday through Friday 8am-5pm and Saturdays from 8am to 1pm. Receptionists are asked to volunteer at least one 4 hour shift per month. *No experience required.
No minors
Contact: GraceClinicOnline.orggraceclinic@gracecliniconline.org, 509.289.2121

Help in our Food Cupboard
Our food cupboard provides fresh produce and nutritious shelf-stable items to our current patients. You role is greeting patients and helping them with their food selection. In addition, you may help sort food items as well as prepare breakfast packets adn hygiene kits.  
Ongoing - the Clinic is open Tuesday through Friday 8am-5pm and Saturdays from 8am to 1pm. Receptionists are asked to volunteer at least one 4 hour shift per month. *No experience required.
No minors
Contact: GraceClinicOnline.orggraceclinic@gracecliniconline.org, 509.289.2121

Senior Life Resources NW

Delivery Drivers
Deliever meals to home bound seniors
Ongoing - One day a week, 10:30am - 12:30pm. *Must use your own vehicle
Accompanied minors OK
Contact: SeniorLifeResources.org

Kitchen and Meal Service
Meal packaging, light preparation, and cleanup in full commercial kitchen in any of the 8 senior dining centers.
Ongoing - One morning a week
No minors
Contact: SeniorLifeResources.org

Admin/Clerical
Afternoon reception and phones or data entry (some data entry skills required)

Ongoing - time is flexible
No minors
Contact: SeniorLifeResources.org
 
TRI-CITIES FOOD BANK

Assistant Director
Speaking to different community groups (Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions Club, professional organizations, church groups, etc),  develop volunteer schedules, and general management of the food bank operation. 
Ongoing - Time commitment to be discussed.
No minors
Contact: 509.582.0411, TriCitiesFoodBank.org 

Site Manager
Run daily operations. Various branches. 
Ongoing - One shift per week commitment
No minors
Contact: 509.582.0411, TriCitiesFoodBank.org 

Intake (client check-in)
Check clients in for service using our software at the Kennewick branch. Training provided, bilingual a plus! 
Ongoing
No minors
Contact: 509.582.0411, TriCitiesFoodBank.org 

Clerical/Admin Assistant
Back-up/job sharing position.
Ongoing - One day per week
No minors
Contact: 509.582.0411, TriCitiesFoodBank.org 

Warehousing Volunteers
Ongoing 
No minors
*Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Contact: 509.582.0411, TriCitiesFoodBank.org 

Client Helpers
Hand food to clients per limits set each day. Stock and tidy work area. 
Ongoing 
No minors
*Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Contact: 509.582.0411, TriCitiesFoodBank.org