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VOLUNTEEROPPORTUNITIES

Snohomish County

• Snohomish Conservation District has an appointed volunteer position open for a three-year term on its Board of Supervisors. To be eligible, a candidate must be a registered voter and must own or occupy land within the Conservation District boundary, which includes most of Snohomish County and Camano Island. Call 425-335-5634, ext. 102.

• The Monroe Community Concert Band is looking for percussion players to play all types of percussion instruments. They need timpani and percussion players. Practice is Thursday evenings, 7 - 9 p.m. in Monroe at the New Hope Fellowship Church, 1016 W. Main St. High school level or better skills and can read music, contact Roger Walker at 360-691-5310 or at monroeconcertband@gmail.com.

• Mother’s Against Drunk Driving needs volunteers in Snohomish County. Call 800-927-6080 or 888-364-6233 or visit maddpnw.org.

• Snohomish County elementary schools need volunteer reading tutors. Contact Linda Jorve, Washington Reading Corps at 425-257-2111 ext. 3318 or lindaj@ccsww.org.

• The Senior Peer Counseling program is looking for volunteers aged 55 and older to provide counseling support to seniors who are struggling to cope with life transitions. Volunteer training ongoing. Call 425-290-1252 or email rholsinger@sssc.org.

• Housing Hope seeks volunteer builders. Call Jenny Cline, Housing Hope’s Community Relations Manager, at 425-347-6556.

• Catholic Community Services in Everett is seeking families of diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds to become licensed to provide either long-term or short-term foster care. Call Donna Witte at 425-257-2111 for more information.

• The Volunteer Transportation Program at Catholic Community Services is looking for volunteers to drive clients to doctor appointments and other essential errands. A safe running vehicle, up to date minimum insurance coverage, a clean driving record are required. Call 425-257-2111 x3374 or email volunteerinfo@ccsww.org.

• The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to assist in response to disasters and other local emergencies as Disaster Action Team members. Training will be provided in CPR, first aid and other disaster-oriented courses. For information, contact Richard at volcoord@snohomishcountyredcross.org or 425-740-2330.

• The Red Cross needs volunteers to serve as case managers and emergency communication workers at the Naval Station in Everett. Opportunities are also available for volunteers to work at home during after-hours for on-call assignments about one week per month. For more information, contact Bev Walker, AFES director, at 425-304-4476 or 425-252-4103, ext. 20. Contact Elizabeth Grant at elizabeth.grant@co.snohomish.wa.us.

• Mayor Dennis Kendall is seeking individuals interested in filling a vacancy on the seven-member Marysville Planning Commission. The term for this position expires in August 2011. Applicants must reside within city limits or the city’s urban growth area, which generally mirror Marysville School District boundaries. The commissioners serve as an advisory board to the Mayor and City Council on issues such as land use, critical areas and shoreline management planning and long-range planning issues.

• The City of Arlington is looking for another planning commissioner. Applicants interested in serving on this commission must live inside the city limits. Applications are available at City Hall or on the City’s website at www.ci.arlington.wa.us. For more information contact the City’s Community Development Director David Kuhl at 360-403-3445.

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