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Take a look at some of the ways you can make a difference.

Renton Volunteer Opportunities:

Care for children while parents are in life-skills, recovery and Bible study classes:

  • Mondays and Thursdays from 6-7:30pm.
  • Engage children with games, crafts and free-play.
  • Volunteers must be 18 or older.

Provide evening meals for families to enjoy while attending life-skills, recovery and Bible study classes on Mondays and Thursdays:

  • Meal for 30 people. You can provide all or part of the dinner.
  • Dinner to include: (1) main dish with protein (no pork, fish or peanuts), (2) a carbohydrate such as rice, bread, pasta, (3) a fruit or vegetable. Dessert is optional. No drinks are needed.
  • Food can be dropped off anytime on the day of a class by 4:30pm, or the day prior.
  • Volunteers do not stay to serve food.

Tutor a child at our Homework Lab and Community Center:

  • Homework Lab, Tuesdays, 4-5pm – children work on academics alongside volunteers.
  • Community Center, Tuesdays, 5-6pm – organized craft and playtime for children with volunteers.
  • Volunteers must be 18 or older.

Events/Fundraising/Office:

  • Help with one of our events: planning, prep, “day of” activities, and/or follow-up.
  • Assist in the office with administrative tasks, phone calling, mailings, etc.

Maintenance:

  • Help clean and prepare an apartment for a new family.
  • Assist with grounds maintenance such as mowing, trimming and weeding.
  • Assist with repairs and preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Variable times/dates, with opportunities for groups and individuals.

Shoreline Volunteer Opportunities:

Care for children while women are in a support group:

  • Every other Tuesday from 6-7:00pm.
  • Engage children with games, crafts, and free-play.
  • Volunteers must be 18 or older.

Provide evening meals for women who attend the support group every other Tuesday:

  • Individually packaged meals for 15 people.
  • Dinner to include: (1) main dish with protein (no pork, fish or peanuts), (2) a carbohydrate such as rice, bread, pasta, (3) a fruit or vegetable. Dessert is optional. No drinks are needed.
  • Food can be dropped off anytime on the day of the support group by 4:30pm.
  • Volunteers do not stay to distribute food.

Help a child at our Homework Lab:

  • Wednesdays 3:30-5pm – children work on academics alongside volunteers.
  • Volunteers must be 18 or older.

Events/Fundraising/Office:

  • Help with one of our events: planning, prep, “day of” activities, and/or follow-up.
  • Assist in the office with administrative tasks, phone calling, mailings, etc.

Maintenance:

  • Help clean and prepare an apartment for a new family.
  • Assist with grounds maintenance such as mowing, trimming and weeding.
  • Assist with repairs and preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Variable times/dates, with opportunities for groups and individuals.

Provide support to our family services staff:

  • Assist our case management team with filing and organizational projects.
  • Speak another language? Let us know! Amharic, Tigrinya, Arabic are huge pluses.

Pray for Vision House staff and the families living at Vision House – for protection, healing, strength and for the light of Christ to be present in all we do!

If you are a current Vision House volunteer and would like to help out with one of the opportunities listed above, please contact one of our volunteer coordinators:

Renton Volunteer Coordinator: Debbie Gannon 425-228-6356

Shoreline Volunteer Coordinator: Julie Wagner 206-812-8834

Read our Pledge to Volunteers.

Vision House
… until every child has a home.