Thurston County Field Sites
Catholic Community Services
Thurston County Family CenterGabriel Ash, MSW CCS Social Service Manager Drexel House |The Community Kitchen P: 360-753-3340 ext., 26 | F: 360-753-2295 To volunteer: Please contact Gabriel Ash or Kelly Hanson Site Coordinator 253-448-3725
St. Mike's Tikes1010 Eastside St. SE Olympia (360) 586-1585
Child Care Center VolunteerLocation: St. Mike\'s Tikes Address: 1010 Eastside St. SE, Olympia Contact Name: Deborah Harris Contact Phone: (360) 586-1585 Contact E-Mail: DeborahH@ccsww.org
Volunteer Chore Services VolunteerContact Name: Barbara Trendall, Coordinator Contact Phone: cell 360-489-5269 or 1-855-827-6803 Contact E-Mail: BarbaraT@ccsww.org Responsibilities: Volunteers assist elderly and disabled adults with household tasks, transportation to medical appointments, shopping, minor home repairs, wheelchair ramp construction and other essential errands. WA State Patrol background checks and signed confidentiality form required. Drivers must be 21 and over, have valid WA driver’s license, insurance, clean driving record and own vehicle. Time commitment varies: shopping and housework is usually twice a month, driving can be on-call or days and times you choose. We work with your schedule and preferences. Mileage reimbursement is available. Help someone in your neighborhood live safely and independently.
Foster GrandparentContact Name: Andy Daisley, Coordinator Contact Phone: 800-372-3697 Contact E-Mail: AndyD@ccsww.org The Foster Grandparent Program provides low-income volunteers age 60 and over with the opportunity to help at-risk children with academic and personal success. Foster Grandparents serve 20 hours per week, and receive a stipend as well as transportation and meal coverage. Stations include schools, childcare centers and youth clubs. An application is required as well as a WA State Patrol background check.
After School Tutoring Program:The Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd 1601 North Street SE Olympia, WA 98501 Contact: Jennifer Meyer, Director Contact Phone: (360) 357-3554 ext. 108 This is a volunteer tutoring program for middle school children, grades 6 through 8.
Community Youth ServicesMain Office 711 State Ave NE Olympia, WA 98506 (360) 981-7868. Website
Brighter Futures Youth Center*520 Pear St SE Olympia, WA 98501 *Rosie's Place, Young Adult Shelter, and GRAVITY High School
SafePlaceFor any questions, please contact, Stephanie McClure our Volunteer Program Coordinator at StephanieM@safeplaceolympia.org or (360) 786-8754 x209.
Sacred Heart Church812 Bowker St SE Lacey, WA 98509 (360) 491-0890
Tuwadug Family Services561 North Tribal Center Rd Skokomish Nation, WA 98584 (360) 426-7788 or Fax: (360) 877-6585
Nisqually Youth Center1937 Lashi St SE Olympia, WA (360) 455-5213
Sidewalk Homeless Services1139 5th Ave SE Olympia, WA 98501 Aslan, Volunteer Coordinator (360) 789-8843
Bread and Roses1320 8th Ave SE Olympia, WA 98501 (360) 754-4085 www.breadandroses.org (Clothing donations at St Michael’s Church)
Yelm Community Services624 Chrystal Springs Rd NW Yelm, WA 98597 (360) 458-7000 Fax: (360) 458-4226 firstname.lastname@example.org Food Bank: (360) 458-4003 Thrift Shop: (360) 458-4230
United Way of Thurston CountyWebsite Sarah Kukkonen, Volunteer Coordinator (360) 943-2773 ext. 22 email@example.com
Out of the Woods Family Shelter2409 Division St NW Olympia, WA 98502 (360) 570-0423 firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for Community-Based Learning and Action MissionThe Center for Community-Based Learning and Action (CCBLA) supports the partnership of academic programs, students, and faculty, with community organizations. We aim to meet mutually agreed upon community needs to strengthen and enhance student learning through critical engagement. Contact: Director, Ellen Shortt Sanchez Location: Sem II E2123 Email: Ellen Shortt Sanchez Resource Room Location: Sem II E2125 Phone: (360) 867-6137 Hours: Posted on door of Sem II E2125 quarterly or contact us for an appointment at (360) 867-6137 Website
Gateway for Incarcerated YouthGateway connects incarcerated youth and the Evergreen Community to create change through education. Gateway raises public awareness on why it is important to not leave these youth behind.
- Apply to be an Academic Mentor—math tutors especially needed.
- Connect transitioning youth to vocational opportunities.
- Host an event to raise awareness or funds.
- Invite Gateways to speak to your group.
- Evergreen faculty lead seminars at juvenile correctional facilities for credit at no cost to youth.
- Students and volunteers serve as academic mentors and coaches. email@example.com