Active Senior Center of
510 S.W. 10th St.
Volunteers are needed to deliver hot meals to home-bound senior
citizens in the Pendleton area. Volunteers must use their own cars and
mileage is reimbursed. Drivers are needed from 10:30-11:45 a.m.,
Monday, Wednesday or Thursday. Pick one day that fits your schedule.
For more information, call and ask for Jane.
500 W. Harper Road
Agape House can always use volunteers for a variety of jobs.
Children's Museum of
400 S. Main St.
CMEO needs volunteers to spend an hour or two a week to work at the
facility. Duties include helping at the front desk, cleaning up and
helping in the Art Room. Adults and teenagers 14 and older are welcome
Services of Umatilla and Morrow Counties
1103 S.E. Court Place
240 S.E. Second St.
DVS needs volunteers to be crisis line workers. Cell phones are
provided. These volunteers must also have a criminal background check
and undergo 40 hours of free training. The organization also
needs volunteers to perform yard and maintenance work, clerical and
receptionist duties and to provide transportation.
Foster Grandparent Program
1601 S.E. Court Ave.
The program needs 20-30 more volunteers in both Pendleton and
Milton-Freewater. Foster Grandparent volunteers help kids with reading
and become their friends. Volunteers earn a completely non-taxable
stipend and mileage and must have a background check and meet income
guidelines. Prior to being placed in local schools, volunteers receive
training and orientation. Call John Brenne at the number above for more
Heritage Station Museum
108 S.W. Frazer Ave.
Discover a variety of volunteer opportunities at the museum. Work with
the public as a museum or store attendant or be part of the
behind-the-scenes activities preparing exhibits, managing the
historical object collection and archives, conducting research and
more. Call for more information.
Hermiston Senior Center
435 W. Orchard Ave.
The center can always use volunteers. They need drivers for the
meals-on-wheels program and the senior bus. The bus is a 14-passenger
vehicle which doesn't require a special license to drive it. It's an
automatic, and is like driving a large pickup. Drivers for meals-on
wheels must use their own vehicle but are reimbursed for mileage. Meals
are serviced Tuesdays and Thursdays, which are the only days volunteers
Pendleton Center for the
214 N. Main St.
The Arts Center needs two to three individuals interested in learning
how to lead 20-minute art projects for kids and families. No previous
teaching experience or art education required. A cheerful disposition
and an interest in working with the public are all that's required.
Contact Roberta or Christina at by phone or stop by.
Pendleton School District
1207 S.W. Frazer Ave.
The mentoring program looking for adult volunteers that can spend up to
one hour a week to become a friend to a fourth through eighth grade
student. If you enjoy the company of young people and would enjoy
making a new friend during the 2007-2008 school year please contact
Wendy Sorey as soon as possible.
Pioneer Humane Society
814 S.W. Emigrant Ave.
Volunteers are always welcome to help at the Thrift Store. Various
duties are involved. People are also welcome to become more involved by
joining the PHS Board of Directors, or to serve as secretary to the
board. These are non-paid positions. Ask for Eileen for more
Start Making A Reader
1207 S.W. Frazer Ave.
SMART is looking for caring adults to read one-on-one with a child in
kindergarten through third grade for one hour a week. Apply online at
www.getsmartoregon.org or call for an application form. SMART programs
are operating at schools in Pendleton, Hermiston, Stanfield, Heppner,
Ione, and Pilot Rock, reaching more than 450 children.
P.O. Box 992
Volunteers are needed for office work, mentoring and transportation.
Tonya's House also always has a need for donations of paper towels;
toilet tissue; laundry, dish, dish-washer, and bar soaps, shampoo,
conditioner, toothpaste and tooth brushes.
707 S.W. 37th St.
The activity department at this skilled nursing center welcomes
volunteers of all ages for aid with a variety of activities such as
crafts, baking, reading and outdoor activities. Volunteers 16 and older
require a background check. Inquire with Anne Gauthier.
Help Wanted appears
Wednesdays. If your group or organization needs volunteers, provide us
with the contact information for your group or organization and a brief
description of the volunteer duties involved. Please also tell us how
long you want the notice to run, and any other pertinent information.
Send the information by mail to Terry Murry, EO, P.O. Box 1089,
Pendleton, OR 97801.