Volunteer with Community Action!

Do you see an opportunity that interests you? Contact us at VolunteerCenter@CommunityActionSkagit.org, or (360) 416-7585.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Street Outreach Volunteer or Intern
Four hour shifts two to three times per week, provide outreach to those suffering from Substance Abuse Disorder in East Skagit County. Current driver’s license, proof of insurance, and knowledge of East County area required. Volunteers will go out in pairs to provide street outreach to those suffering from Substance Use Disorder in Skagit County, who appear to be using opioids and are living outdoors or in their automobiles. Volunteers will be assessing their need for clothing, food, personal hygiene, and connecting them to local services. In addition, they will be assessing if they are opioid users and distributing Fentanyl testing kits or Narcan testing kits, and will develop a relationship with clients built on trust to help move them to pursue recovery options when they indicate they are ready. If volunteers have a history of Substance Abuse Disorder they must have at least one year of sobriety before they begin volunteering with the program.

Volunteer Services Senior and Disabled Volunteers
Flexible hours, as needed, providing light housekeeping, rides to errands and doctor appointments, minor home repair, yard maintenance, chopping wood, etc. to help keep low income senior and disabled community members in their homes.  Saturday work parties!

Internships

Are you in an educational program and want real-world experience? We craft highly-meaningful internships for WorkFirst participations, and students at local, state and national colleges and universities.

Street Outreach Intern
Four hour shifts two to three times per week, provide outreach to those suffering from Substance Abuse Disorder in East Skagit County. Current driver’s license, proof of insurance, and knowledge of East County area required. Volunteers will go out in pairs to provide street outreach to those suffering from Substance Use Disorder in Skagit County, who appear to be using opioids and are living outdoors or in their automobiles. Volunteers will be assessing their need for clothing, food, personal hygiene, and connecting them to local services. In addition, they will be assessing if they are opioid users and distributing Fentanyl testing kits or Narcan testing kits, and will develop a relationship with clients built on trust to help move them to pursue recovery options when they indicate they are ready. If volunteers have a history of Substance Abuse Disorder they must have at least one year of sobriety before they begin volunteering with the program.

Skagit Food Distribution Center Intern
A chance to learn all aspects of county wide food distribution system. Answer phones and make calls, make copies, file, data entry, provide assistance in warehouse, etc. Approximately 12 hours per week, next internship available fall quarter of 2021.

In-Kind Donations & Donation Drives

Donations of goods and services are a great way to support families who are often lacking the basic necessities to live. Before you drop off items, learn more about what our clients need to get ahead, and our partners who gratefully accept other items.

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Community Engagement Planning Services

We provide free Annual Community Engagement Planning for churches, civic clubs, businesses and other groups. Set a goal, and learn about how to alternate one-time group events, donation drives and other ways to build your team and meet community needs.

Volunteer with Our Partners

Looking for other volunteer opportunities in the community? Check out our free service, the Skagit Volunteer Center, for volunteer opportunities with 160+ nonprofit organizations. Check it out at www.skagitvolunteercenter.org.

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