Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities | Hopelink

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Last year, 4,034 volunteers donated 63,037 hours to help people our community. Please join us!

Hopelink volunteers have the opportunity to assist in the following programs.  Most volunteer opportunities occur Monday-Friday during regular business hours. 

Adult Education volunteers serve in a variety of roles in our English for a Work and GED/High School 21+ programs.

In English for Work, students develop speaking, listening, reading, writing, and technology skills while learning to explore careers, identify their strengths, write a resume, search for jobs, and do job interviews. Volunteers serve as classroom assistants, one-on-one advisers/mentors, and mock interviewers.

In GED/High School 21+, students develop their reading, writing, math, and technology skills to pass the four GED exams or to earn credits that apply toward a high school diploma. Volunteers serve primarily as math tutors and career advocates to help students reach their goals.

Requirements:
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to developing cultural-competency skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to connect with people from different backgrounds
  • Comfortable using technology to search the Internet and use various online tools
  • Age 18+
  • Phone screen and face-to-face interview

 

Sort donations, hang clothes, maintain display racks and keep area organized.

This position works out of the Carnation/Sno-Valley Hopelink Center.

 

Pick up food from grocery stores weekday mornings and deliver to food banks.

Requirements:
  • Able to lift at least 25 lbs.
  • 18+ with valid WA state driver's license and insurance.
  • Food Worker's certification preferred
  • Commitment: 6 months, weekly

 

Refer callers, greet walk-in guests, type, and computer data-entry.

Requirements:
  • Must be 18+
  • Fluent in reading, writing and spoken English
  • Bilingual skills desired
  • Screening interview and pre-service training required.
  • Commitment: 6 months, 4-5 hours/week

 

  • Check clients in and out
  • Receive, sort, and stock food donations
  • Greet donors and provide receipts when needed
  • Clean up and organize food bank as needed
Requirements:
  • Must be age 12+ and supervised by an adult if under 16.
  • Age 7-11 may volunteer behind the scenes sorting donations, as well as other various tasks.
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Commitment: 3 months

Strong individuals who possess the ability to move heavy cases and crates of food are always needed.

 

Deliver food to home-bound clients.

Requirements:
  • Able to lift at least 25 lbs.
  • 18+ with valid WA state driver's license and insurance.
  • Food Worker's certification preferred
  • Commitment: 6 months

 

Help make sure our clients are receiving and eating healthy and nutritious food by:

  • Joining us in the fields of local farms to harvest fresh produce for our food banks.
  • Helping out in our onsite vegetable gardens.
  • Demonstrating healthy recipes using common food bank items.

 

  • Provide childcare during monthly community meetings, as well as enrichment opportunities and supervision for children in Duvall Hopelink Housing.
  • Provide supervision and tutoring for after-school homework help at our housing sites.
  • Deliver and assembler furniture and other household items for residents.
Requirements:
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Commitment: 6 months
  • Valid Driver's License

 

Get people in King County moving! We empower people to change their lives by facilitating access to the community. Come teach, learn, and experience what mobility means to the folks in your neighborhood.

Our Programs:
  • Getting Around Puget Sound: These volunteers provide free one-on-one transportation assistance in community centers, libraries, events, and gathering places.
  • Mobilize: Public Transit Orientation: Free, guided excursions on public transit for groups unfamiliar with the transportation system. Volunteers help eliminate the “fear factor” and grow the clients’ confidence.

 

Assist Hopelink in our Fundraising and Community events:

  • Reaching Out Luncheon in October
  • Turkey Trot in November
  • Gift Rooms in December