Holiday and Special Event Opportunities

Looking for short-term opportunities?  Most of these opportunities are done-in-a-day, require only a few hours of time, or will last only a few days or weeks.  Some of these are on-going occuring once or a couple of times a year, some will happen just this one time, but all need your help to be successful!  

FAMILY VOLUNTEER DAY:  The City of Vancouver is hosting a family volunteer activity Saturday November 18 from 10:00 a.m. till Noon at Raymond E Shaffer Park 7806 NE 58th ST.  Help spruce up Vancouver's newest park.  Must wear closed toed shoes and long pants.  Be ready to dig, pull, and spread!  Tools and snacks provided.  All volunteers under 18 must have a signed consent form from their guardian.  Extra consent forms will be on hand day of event.  Coordinator:  Samanatha Moullet.  360-487-8344

CLARK COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS PARKS DIVISION:  Orchards Community Park Cleanup  9800 NE 54th St.  Tuesday November 28 1:00-4:00 p.m.  Volunteers will collect litter, wipe down play structures, smooth bark chips, do general park cleaning.  Snacks and water provided.  Coordiantor:  Dora Hernandez  360-397-2285 ext 1679

SALVATION ARMY:  Be a bell ringer!  Lots of shifts available through the Christmas season.  Contact Volunteer Connections 360-735-3690.

CLARK COUNTY FOOD BANK TURKEY TROT:  Before you stuff yourself on Thanksgiving Day, come help make this Turkey Day tradition a success!  Lots of volunteer opportunities needed Thanksgiving morning through race Volunteer Connections to learn more.  or 360-735-3690.

CLARK COUNTY PUBLIC UTILITIES STREAM TEAM:  Help pot up native trees in the Stream Team plant nursery. You'll be contributing to the restoration of hundreds of acres of habitat in just one morning!  Tools, training and snacks provided.  Monday January 15 nine a.m. till one p.m.  Register online at


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