Volunteers are needed to join our team for special events. Have fun, meet new people and contribute to a great community event!
Anytime between Oct. 10-14 in the neighborhood surrounding Willamalane Center
Volunteers are needed to help distribute invitations in the neighborhood surrounding the Les Schwab Sports Park at Willamalane Center. Individuals or teams of two will walk through the neighborhood hanging invitations on front doors. This is a community event to celebrate the expansion and renovation of Les Schwab Sports Park. 2+ volunteer spots available.
New! Sewing Circle
Friday, Oct. 14, 1-4 p.m., at Dorris Ranch Tomseth House
Do you love to sew? Volunteers are needed to help sew bonnets and aprons for the Dorris Ranch Living History program. Bring your own sewing machine. Patterns and fabric supplied. Space is limited. RSVP via email. Only 7 spots left.
Sunday, Oct. 14, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Willamalane Center
Two volunteers who are OLCC certified are needed to help pour beer for this unique event.
Free Family Climb
Sunday, Oct. 16, 12:30-4:30 p.m. at Willamalane Center
Families climb together and challenge each other to win prizes. Volunteers assist with admissions. 2 spots available.
Friday, Oct. 21, 1-5 p.m., at Dorris Ranch
We need your help to get ready for Haunted Hayride! We have one day to carve pumpkins to line the orchard paths. This is a great activity for those who love fall, would like to put their artistic skills to work, and who like to have fun. We happily will host individuals as well as groups. Sign up for your one-hour shift NOW!
Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 24-26, at Dorris Ranch
Shifts vary, but most run 4:45-10 p.m.
More than 60 volunteers are needed each night for this popular community event. Volunteers who are able to serve all three days can be placed as actors along the haunted path (think historic characters, ghosts, and zombies). Those who are only able to assist one or two nights help with everything from crafts to games, admissions to hayride loading. It is a fantastic three days, and we would love for you to be a part of it! Dinner and candy are provided. Several speaking and nonspeaking parts still available.
Haunted Hayride Cleanup
Thursday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Dorris Ranch
We need your help taking down decorations, picking up slimy pumpkins, and loading trucks. Gloves, water and snacks provided! 6 spots still available.
New! Halloween Carnival
Monday, Oct. 31, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Willamalane Center
Too old to trick or treat but still love Halloween? Don your favorite kid-appropriate costume and volunteer at the Halloween Carnival. Help set up, run simple carnival games, and clean up. 6 spots available.
Turkey Stuffer Packet Pickup
Tuesday & Wednesday, Nov. 22 & 23, Willamalane Center
12-3:30 p.m. and/or 3:30-7:15 p.m.
This is the 35th running of the Turkey Stuffer, and volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks before and on Thanksgiving. Volunteers can assist with packet pickup. 11 spots available.
Turkey Stuffer 5K
Thursday, Nov. 24, at Lively Park, 7-11:30 a.m.
Volunteer for a Thanksgiving tradition! Many volunteers are needed on the day of the race to assist with course marshaling and post-race activities. Have no fear, after the race you will still have plenty of time to go home and enjoy a festive meal with family and friends! Several spots still available.