There are a wide variety of volunteer opportunities at LCS offices throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
Click on an office location below to view the opportunites near you. For more information on volunteer needs in your area, contact the LCS office nearest you.
|Volunteer Opportunities for Vancouver Office - Vancouver, WA|
|Refugee Resettlement Services|
Medical Appointment Driver
Help Refugees to get around town during their challenging first few months in the country! This volunteer position offers a flexible schedule, and mileage reimbursement for approved transportation costs. It’s as simple as driving a friend to the dentist office, and can be very rewarding as you get to know new people and make friends. Driver’s license, insurance, and clean driving record is required. Weekly time commitment is flexible: 2-20 hours For more information, please contact Joe Asbridge, (360) 694-5624 ext. 30.
This is similar to being an English tutor, but it is a less structured, more informal relationship. Once a week, you get a chance to spend some time with a newly arrived refugee and teach them “the ropes” of living in the USA. The concept is simple: as you attempt to communicate with the refugees and they attempt to communicate with you, they learn English through exposure and immersion. Driver’s license, insurance, and clean driving record is required. For more information, please contact Joe Asbridge, (360) 694-5624 ext. 30.
Victims' Advocate Assistant
Conduct outreach, assist victims of crime, manage paperwork and files, and/or handle other tasks. This position requires a 30 hour crime advocate training, a clean criminal history, and offers from 4-20+ hours of volunteer time each week. The Crime Victim’s Advocate Assistant position is also available as an unpaid internship. For more information, please contact Joe Asbridge, (360) 694-5624 ext. 23.