Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for ways to give back during the giving season? Volunteer with local Lane County nonprofits! United Way has pulled together a number of nonprofit opportunities happening this holiday season. Current nonprofit volunteer opportunities are listed below.

 

DECEMBER

Ongoing with St. Vincent de Paul (Eugene)

St. Vincent de Paul is looking for volunteers to help wrap gifts that were collected by community members. For more information, please contact Katie Lively at 541-743-7173 or volunteer@svdp.us.

 

Ongoing with Eugene Mission (Eugene)

Eugene Mission is looking for volunteers to help with decorating, food boxes, handing out gifts, stuffing envelopes, processing donations, and more. Holiday volunteers are required to attend one volunteer orientation prior to volunteering. To find out about volunteer orientations, please contact Cody Meyer at 541-344-3251 x160 or Volunteer@EugeneMission.org.

 

Ongoing with ShelterCare (Eugene)

ShelterCare is looking for volunteers to make holiday greeting cards. ShelterCare loves distributing handmade holiday greeting cards to families and individuals in their programs. If you’re interested in making holiday greeting cards, please email development@sheltercare.org.

 

Weekly until Friday, 1/31 with ShelterCare (Eugene)

From 9am-1pm, volunteer with ShelterCare to assist staff in group activities, outings in the community, with lunch preparation, and clean-up. For more information and to sign up please follow this link.

 

Friday, 12/13 with CASA Boutique (Springfield)

From 9am-5pm, volunteer with CASA to help restock their boutique after people have shopped for their kids. To sign up to volunteer, contact Kelsey Galago at kelseyg@casa-lane.org.

 

Saturday, 12/14 with CASA Boutique (Springfield)

From 12:30pm-5:00pm, volunteer with CASA to help restock their boutique after people have shopped for their kids. To sign up to volunteer, contact Kelsey Galago at kelseyg@casa-lane.org.

 

Week of 12/16 and 12/30 with Positive Community Kitchen (Eugene)

Positive Community Kitchen needs volunteers to help prep and cook food, mentor teens, and package food for deliveries. Various volunteer times include:

  • Monday, 12/16 at 12-2pm, 2-4pm, and 4-6:30pm
  • Tuesday, 12/17 at 12-2pm, 2-4pm, and 4-6:30pm
  • Monday, 12/30 at 12-2pm, 2-4pm, and 4-6:30pm
  • Tuesday, 12/31 at 12-2pm, 2-4pm, and 4-6:30pm

For more information contact Tori Bendix at 541-249-4942 or tori@postivecommunitykitchen.org.

 

Thursday, 12/19 with CASA (Springfield)

From 9am-12pm, volunteer with CASA sort and organize clothes that have been donated to their Clothes Closet. To sign up to volunteer, contact Kelsey Galago at kelseyg@casa-lane.org.