We have need of volunteers to help with everything from answering phones, mentoring, tutoring, playing games, sorting clothes for our clothing exchange or coming to our prayer meetings. We can’t exist without VOLUNTEERS!



If you would like to volunteer please sign up below.  Here are current opportunities:

Donation Receiver – Collect clothing donations from shed, weigh and distribute goods. Moderate physical work. (Flexible Monday – Thursday)

 Handyman –  Small repairs and simple fix-it jobs. Would involve fixing and repairing of things both indoors and out. (Very Flexible hours)

 Drivers – In need of volunteers with a truck, willing to pick up packaged foods for Harvest Share and Backpack Buddies. (Typically Tuesday and Wednesday mornings but can vary according to need.)

 Homework Helper – Help a student struggling with homework. (Opportunities vary, bi-lingual helpful but absolutely not necessary, after-school hours)

 Harvest Share Bin Upkeep – Help keep produce bins clean and sanitary. Moderate physical work outside and high need. (Monday and Thursday)

 Receptionist – Answer phone, greet clients, schedule appointments, general office work. Bilingual helpful but not necessary.  (Days and hours vary according to need. Also in need of “on call” receptionist to fill in periodically)

 Clothing Exchange – Serve in our clothing exchange hanging clothing and helping clients shop. Substitutes are also needed in this area.  (Monday-Thursday 11:30am—4:00pm 2 – 3 hour shifts)

 Mailers – Help stuff envelopes and apply labels. (Typically once a month. Hours vary)

 Landscaping Help – Help with mowing, weeding and other general landscaping. (Flexible Monday – Thursday)

 Hours are flexible for many opportunities.  For more information call Kelley VanAcker at 503.263.1125 or Email at kelley@thecanbycenter.org


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