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Come join an energetic team of volunteers supporting A Window Between Worlds (AWBW).

AWBW is always in need of volunteers; some weeks are more critical than others.  There are a wide range of opportunities and responsibilities to select from with a flexible commitment and schedule. It is a great opportunity to support the critical work of AWBW programs!

When inquiring about volunteer opportunities with AWBW please share how you found the organization, what you're hoping to gain by volunteering with us and if you need to fulfill community service hours of any kind.

 Volunteer Saturdays

AWBW holds a Volunteer Day on the third Saturday of each month – the purpose of these days are to help with a variety of tasks that can include mailings, art supply sorting, project preparations and decorating envelopes.  Volunteers are welcome to come to these whenever their schedule permits. Lunch is provided by AWBW.

The schedule for 2014 is as follows – 10:30 am – 2:30 pm; 10:15 am for first-time volunteers

January 18
 July 19
February 15
 August 16
March 15
  September TBD
April 19
 October TBD
May - CANCELLED
 November 15
June 21
  
To RSVP for a Volunteer Day, click here.

 Unpaid staff positions

Unpaid staff positions are available to those who want to make more of a time commitment to come to the office weekly or bi-weekly and provide program support. Available Unpaid staff positions are as follows:

  • Program Assistant: Tasks can include web
    support, database entry, mailings, supply pick
    up and filing.
  • Art Supply Coordinator: Secure art supplies to
    pack our free shopping area for local shelters to get the much needed supplies
    for their programs.
 Internship

Three students per quarter/semester are accepted from schools and universities for internship. Interns learn all aspects of nonprofit and program development. Typical commitment is 8 hours a week for the length of the semester.

Office Support

Office volunteers are always needed. AWBW’s tasks will be assigned based on the need at the time and the volunteer schedule. Commitment can range from 1 to 8 hours a day.  To schedule a time to volunteer during the week, click here.

Volunteers are needed to assist with pick-up of donations,
supplies and other office errands for approximately 2 hours every other
week. Mileage will be reimbursed.

Event Volunteers

 Volunteers also have the opportunity to volunteer at AWBW
events such as fundraisers (Artworks for Healing, Art in the Afternoon, V-Day), and our art workshops and Program Trainings throughout the year.

Volunteers can serve as committee members for special event
planning such as fundraisers during the year.  If interested in joining an event committee, volunteering at an event or program training, click here.

AWBW Advocate

 Advocate: ˈad-və-kət, -ˌkāt

1: One who speaks, pleads, or maintains a cause; a supporter or defender.  To find out how to become an AWBW Advocate click here.

Art Supply Drives

We welcome art supply donations for use in the shelters.  Most types of supplies are welcome - new or slightly used, please.  For supplies in special demand, please see our Wish List.

 

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