Volunteer Search

Volunteer Search is compiled by the Department of Human Services Volunteer Services. The organizations listed are seeking volunteers for a variety of tasks. To see a full list, and for additional information on the types of help needed, go online to www.bendbulletin.com/volunteer. Changes, additions or deletions should be sent to 1300 N.W. Wall St., Suite 103, Bend 97701, email Lin.H.Gardner@state.or.us or call 541-693-8988.

SENIORS

AARP: www.aarp.org/money/taxaide or 888-687-2277.

ASPEN RIDGE ALZHEIMER'S ASSISTED LIVING AND RETIREMENT COMMUNITY: 541-385-8500.

BEND SENIOR CENTER: Kim, 541-706-6127.

CASCADE VIEW NURSING AND ALZHEIMER'S CARE CENTER: 541-382-7161.

CENTRAL OREGON COUNCIL ON AGING (COCOA) AND MeALS ON WHEELS: www.councilonaging.org or 541-678-5483.

LA PINE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER: Pat Potter, 541-536-6237.

LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM: Nancy Allen, 541-312-2488.

PILOT BUTTE REHABILITATION CENTER: 541-382-5531.

PRINEVILLE SOROPTIMIST SENIOR CENTER: Melody, 541-447-6844.

TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE: 541-383-1414.

VOLUNTEERS IN ACTION: 541-548-7018.

CHILDREN, YOUTH AND EDUCATION SERVICES

ADULT BASIC SKILLS DEPARTMENT (COCC): Margie Gregory, mgregory@cocc.edu or 541-318-3788.

ALYCE HATCH CENTER: Andy Kizans, 541-383-1980.

BEND PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT: Kim, 541-706-6127.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL OREGON: 541-312-6047 (Bend), 541-447-3851, ext. 333 (Prineville) or 541-325-5603 (Madras).

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA: Paul Abbott, paulabbott@scouting.org or 541-382-4647.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF CENTRAL OREGON: www.bgcco.org, info@bgcco.org or 541-617-2877.

CAMP FIRE USA CENTRAL OREGON: campfire@bendcable.com or 541-382-4682.

CHILDREN'S VISION FOUNDATION: Julie Bibler, 541-330-3907.

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS: Beth, beth@acircleoffriendsoregon.com or 541-588-6445.

DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE — CENTRAL OREGON PARTNERSHIPS FOR YOUTH: www.deschutes.org/copy, COPY@deschutes.org or 541-388-6651.

FOSTER GRANDPARENTS PROGRAM: Steve Guzanskis, 541-678-5483.

GIRL SCOUTS: 541-389-8146.

GIRLS ON THE RUN OF DESCHUTES COUNTY: www.deschutescountygotr.org or info@deschutescountygotr.org.

GRANDMA'S HOUSE: 541-383-3515.

HEALTHY BEGINNINGS: www.myhb.org or 541-383-6357.

HIGH DESERT TEENS VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: www.highdesertmuseum.org or 541-382-4757.

IEP PARTNERS: Carmelle Campbell at the Oregon Parent Training and Information Center, 888-505-2673.

J Bar J Learning Center: Rick Buening, rbuening@jbarj.org or 541-389-1409.

JUNIPER SWIM & FITNESS CENTER: Kim, 541-706-6127.

KIDS CENTER: Rachel Kane, 541-383-5958, ext. 274.

LA PINE HIGH SCHOOL: Jeff Bockert, jeff.bockert@bend.k12.or.us or 541-355-8501.

MEADOWLARK MANOR: Peggy Kastberg, 541-382-7025.

MOUNTAINSTAR FAMILY RELIEF NURSERY: 541-322-6820.

NEIGHBORIMPACT: 541-548-2380, ext. 115.

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICE: 541-548-6088, 541-447-6228 or 541-475-3808.

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/deschutes or 541-548-6088.

READ TOGETHER: 541-388-7746.

REDMOND HIGH SCHOOL: 541-923-4807.

REDMOND LEARNING CENTER: Zach Sartin, 541-923-4854.

REDMOND YOUNG LIFE: 541-923-8530.

SCHOOL-TO-CAREER PARTNERSHIP: Kent Child, 541-322-3261.

SMART (START MAKING A READER TODAY): www.getsmartoregon.org or 541-355-5600.

TRILLIUM FAMILY SERVICES: 503-205-0194.

Vima Lupwa Homes: www.lupwahomes.org.

YOUTH CHOIR OF CENTRAL OREGON: 541-385-0470.

ANIMALS AND ENVIRONMENT

BEND SPAY & NEUTER PROJECT: 541-617-1010.

CAT RESCUE, ADOPTION & Foster TEAM (CRAFT): www.craftcats.org, 541-389-8420 or 541-598-5488.

CHIMPS, INC.: www.chimps-inc.org or 541-410-4122.

DESCHUTES LAND TRUST: www.deschuteslandtrust.org or 541-330-0017.

DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST: Jean Nelson-Dean, 541-383-5576.

EAST CASCADES AUDUBON SOCIETY: www.ecaudubon.org or 541-241-2190.

THE ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER: 541-385-6908.

EQUINE OUTREACH HORSE RESCUE OF BEND: www.equineoutreach.com or joan@equineoutreach.com or 541-419-3717.

HEALING REINS THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER: Darcy Justice, 541-382-9410.

HUMANE SOCIETY OF CENTRAL OREGON: Jen, jennifer@hsco.org or 541-382-3537.

HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE OCHOCOS: 541-447-7178.

HUMANE SOCIETY OF REDMOND: volunteer@redmondhumane.org or 541-923-0882.

JUNIPER GROUP SIERRA CLUB: 541-389-9115.

STEWARDSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE BAGGING: Lexa McAllister, lmcallister@cocc.edu or 541-914-6676.

SUNRIVER NATURE CENTER & OBSERVATORY: 541-593-4442.

VOLUNTEER CAMPGROUND HOST POSITIONS: Tom Mottl, 541-416-6859.

HEALTH

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: Charlie Johnson, 541-434-3114.

AMERICAN RED CROSS: 541-749-4111.

DESCHUTES COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT: Tuesday Johnson, Tuesday_Johnson@co.deschutes.or.us or 541-322-7425.

FRIENDS WITH FLOWERS OF OREGON: www.friendswithflowersoforegon.com or 541-480-8700.

HOSPICE OF REDMOND-SISTERS: www.redmondhospice.org or Volunteer Coordinator at 541-548-7483.

MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL: JoDee Tittle, 541-475-3882, ext. 5097.

MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL HOSPICE: 541-460-4030 or Tori Schultz, tschultz@mvhd.org or 541-475-3882, ext. 5327.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS — CENTRAL OREGON: Eileen White, namicentraloregon@gmail.com.

NEWBERRY HOSPICE: 541-536-7399.

PARTNERS IN CARE: www.partnersbend.org or Sarah Peterson at 541-382-5882.

RELAY FOR LIFE: Stefan Myers, 541-504-4920.

ST. CHARLES IN BEND AND ST. CHARLES IN REDMOND: 541-706-6354.

VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE: Kristi, 541-585-9008.

HUMAN SERVICES

ABILITREE: volunteer@abilitree.org or 541-388-8103, ext. 217.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Philip Randall, 541-388-1793.

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF BEND: 541-389-2075.

Bend COMMUNITY CENTER: Sherry Fisher, volunteer@bendscommunitycenter.org or 541-312-2084.

BETHLEHEM INN: www.bethleheminn.org or 541-322-8768.

CENTER FOR COMPASSIONATE LIVING (PREVIOUSLY PEACE CENTER OF CENTRAL OREGON): www.compassionatecenter.org or Beth Hansen, 541-923-6677.

CENTRAL OREGON VETERANS OUTREACH: covo.org@gmail.com or 541-383-2793.

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES/VOLUNTEER SERVICES: Lin Gardner, 541-693-8988.

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES/VOLUNTEER SERVICES CROOK COUNTY: Valerie Dean, 541-447-3851, ext. 427.

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS (DAV): Don Lang, 541-647-1002.

FAMILY KITCHEN: Cindy Tidball, cindyt@bendcable.com or 541-610-6511.

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER: 541-389-5468.

HUMAN DIGNITY COALITION: 541-385-3320.

HUNGER PREVENTION COALITION: Marie, info@hungerpreventioncoalition.org or 541-385-9227.

LA PINE COMMUNITY KITCHEN: 541-536-1312.

NEIGHBORIMPACT: chrisq@neighborimpact.org or 541-548-2380, ext. 106.

PEACE BRIDGES, INC., BEND: www.abridgetopeace.org or John C. Schwechten at 541-383-2646.

PFLAG CENTRAL OREGON: www.pflagcentraloregon.org or 541-317-2334.

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE: Teresa, 541-318-4950.

SAVING GRACE: 541-382-9227 or 541-504-2550.

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF BEND: www.sibend.org, president@sibend.org or 541-728-0820.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIAL SERVICES: 541-389-6643.

Volunteer CONNECT: www.volunteerconnectnow.org or 541-385-8977.

WINNING OVER ANGER & VIOLENCE: www.winningover.org or 541-382-1943.

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER OF CENTRAL OREGON: 541-385-0750.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY AND THRIFT STORES

BEND AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: 541-385-5387.

HABITAT RESTORE: Di Crocker, 541-312-6709.

HUMANE SOCIETY OF CENTRAL OREGON THRIFT STORE: Marcy Hosket, 541-388-3448.

NEAT REPEAT THRIFT SHOP: Peg, 541-447-6429.

NEWBERRY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: 541-593-5005.

OPPORTUNITY FOUNDATION THRIFT STORE OF BEND: 541-389-0129.

OPPORTUNITY FOUNDATION THRIFT STORE OF REDMOND: 541-548-5288.

REDMOND HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: Scott or Warren, 541-548-1406.

REDMOND HABITAT RESTORE: Roy, 541-548-1406.

SISTERS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: 541-549-1193.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL — LA PINE: 541-536-1956.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL — REDMOND: 541-923-5264.

MISCELLANY

CENTRAL OREGON LOCAVORE: www.centraloregonlocavore.com or Niki at info@centraloregonlocavore.com or 541-633-0674.

HIGH DESERT SPECIAL OLYMPICS: 541-749-6517.

OREGON ADAPTIVE SPORTS: www.oregonadaptivesports.org or Kendall Cook at 541-848-9390.

SACRED ART OF LIVING CENTER: 541-383-4179.

TUMALO LANGLAUF CLUB: Tom Carroll, 541-385-7981.