Volunteer Search


88.9 KPOV, BEND’S COMMUNITY RADIO STATION: info@kpov.org or 541-322-0863.

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

ABILITREE: 541-617-5878.

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

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

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

AMERICAN RED CROSS: 541-749-4111.

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

ART COMMITTEE OF THE REDMOND FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: Linda Barker, 541-312-1064.

ARTS CENTRAL STATION: 541-617-1317.

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

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF BEND: 541-389-2075.

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

BEND LIBRARIES FRIENDS: www.fobl.org or 541-617-7047.

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

BEND’S COMMUNITY CENTER: Taffy, 541-312-2069.

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

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

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

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.

CASCADES THEATRICAL COMPANY: 541-389-0803.

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

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

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

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

Central Oregon Symphony Association: Julie, 541-383-7779.

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

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

CHIMPS, INC.: www.chimps-inc.org or 541-385-3372.

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

THE CITIZEN REVIEW BOARD (CRB): crb.volunteer.resources@ojd.state.or.us or 888-530-8999.

CITY OF BEND: Cheryl Howard, choward@ci.bend.or.us or 541-388-5505.

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA): www.casaofcentraloregon.org or 541-389-1618.

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.

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

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

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

DESCHUTES COUNTY VICTIMS’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Diane Stecher, 541-317-3186 or 541-388-6525.

DES CHUTES HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 541-389-1813, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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

DESCHUTES PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 541-312-1032.

DESCHUTES RIVER CONSERVANCY: marisa@deschutesriver.org or 541.382.4077 x25.

DESCHUTES RIVER WOODS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: www.drwna.org or Barbara at info@drwna.org or 541-382-0561.

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

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 Cathi at catz66@gmail.com.

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

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER: 541-389-5468.

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

FRIENDS OF THE BEND LIBRARIES: www.fobl.org or Meredith Shadrach at 541-617-7047.

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

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.

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

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

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

HIGH DESERT CHAMBER MUSIC: Isabelle Senger, www.highdesertchambermusic.com, info@highdesertchambermusic.com or 541-306-3988.

HIGH DESERT INTERCULTURAL FESTIVAL: Barb, bonitodia@msn.com or 541-447-0732.

HIGH DESERT MUSEUM: 541-382-4754.

HIGH DESERT SPECIAL OLYMPICS: 541-749-6517.

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

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

HUMAN DIGNITY COALITION: 541-385-3320.

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

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

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

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

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

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

JEFFERSON COUNTY CRIME VICTIMS’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Tina Farrester, 541-475-4452, ext. 4108.

Jefferson County Volunteer Services: Therese Helton, 541-475-6131, ext. 208.

JUNIPER GROUP SIERRA CLUB: 541-389-9115.

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

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

LA PINE COMMUNITY KITCHEN: 541-536-1312.

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

LA PINE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Cindylu, 541-317-1097.

LA PINE RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT: Volunteer Coordinator, 541-536-2935.

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

LA PINE YOUTH DIVERSION SERVICES: Mary, 541-536-5002.

LATINO COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: Brad, volunteer@latca.org or 541-382-4366.

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

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

MOUNTAINSTAR FAMILY RELIEF NURSERY: 541-322-6820.

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.

THE NATURE OF WORDS: www.thenatureofwords.org or 541-330-4381.

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

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

NEWBERRY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: 541-593-5005.

NEWBERRY HOSPICE: 541-536-7399.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

PEACE CENTER OF CENTRAL OREGON: www.pcoco.org or 541-923-6677.

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

PILOT BUTTE REHABILITATION CENTER: 541-382-5531.

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

READ TOGETHER: 541-388-7746.

REDMOND FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: 541-312-1060.

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

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

REDMOND HIGH SCHOOL: 541-923-4807.

REDMOND INTERCULTURAL EXCHANGE (R.I.C.E.): Barb, bonitodia@msn.com or 541-447-0732.

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

REDMOND YOUNG LIFE: 541-923-8530.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SISTERS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: 541-549-1193.

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

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

SUNRIVER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 541-593-8149.

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

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

TOWER THEATRE FOUNDATION: 541-317-0700.

TRILLIUM FAMILY SERVICES: 503-205-0194.

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

UNITED WAY OF DESCHUTES COUNTY: www.liveunitedco.org or 541-389-6507.

Vima Lupwa Homes: www.lupwahomes.org or 541-420-6775.

VISIT BEND: www.visitbend.com or 541-382-8048.

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

VOLUNTEERS IN ACTION: 541-548-7018.

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

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.

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

Editor’s note:

The organizations listed below are seeking volunteers for a variety of tasks. For additional information on the types of help they need, see a more detailed listing at www.bendbulletin .com/volunteer.

Volunteer Search is compiled by the Department of Human Services Volunteer Services, 1300 N.W. Wall St., Suite 103, Bend 97701. It is usually published in The Bulletin the first Sunday of the month. Changes, additions or deletions should be sent to the above address, or email Lin.H.Gardner@state.or.us or call 541-693-8988.