Monday, August 25, 2008

Oh Monday

Here are some events coming up to look into:

Please join the Nonprofit Assistance Center, Former Secretary of State Ralph Munro & Former State Representative Velma Veloria for a “Meet and Greet” Date: September 10, 2008 Time: 5-7 pm Location: Rainier Community Center 4600 38th Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98118 Our elected officials need to hear from communities of color and refugee & immigrant communities! Meet with Representatives Hasegawa, Hudgins, and Kenney City Councilmembers Burgess and Godden & King County Executive Ron Sims to raise our voices on issues that impact our communities. Thanking you in advance! We will see you there! Sponsors include: Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), API Women and Family Service Center (APIWFSC), Horn of Africa Services (HOAS), Inter*Im Community Development Association, Iranian American Community Alliance (IACA), UW’s MBA Business Diversity Club, Minority Executive Director’s Coalition (MEDC), National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum - Seattle Chapter (NAPAWF), Organization of Chinese Americans of Greater Seattle (OCA-GS), United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 21, Refugee Federation Service Center (RFSC), Seattle Women’s Commission, Solid Ground, Somali Community Services Coalition (SCSC), Tabor 100, Washington Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce
ACLU of Washington and the Women's Sports Foundation present “Tying the Score: Celebrating Women in Sports” at the Seattle Storm vs. Atlanta Dream WNBA game. September 12, 2008 5:00 pm: Pre-game event in the Alki Room (map). A conversation between Nancy Hogshead-Makar, winner of four Olympic medals, and Anne Levinson, Seattle Storm co-owner, Moderated by Sarah Dunne, ACLU of Washington Legal Director 6:15 pm: Reception in Key Arena’s XO Communications Board Room, open to ticketholders only 7:00 pm: Tipoff RSVP here for the pre-game events

Here are a few opportunities to volunteer:

Advisory Committee Member (Renton, WA)

The Computer Network Technology program, at Renton Technical College, is in need of volunteers to serve on its Curriculum Advisory Committee(CAC). Applicants need to be employed or maintain a business within the Information Technology industry, preferrably in the networking field. Generally, CAC members serve minimally a one year term, and meet 3-4 time per year (once per academic quarter). CAC members provide insight, evaluation, and recommendations to faculty and staff involved in the implementation and maintenance of resources (hardware, software, textbooks, curriculum content, etc.). If you are interested in joining the Computer Network Technology Curriculum Advisory Committee, you may contact one or more of the following people: Dante Leon (Dean of Technology) 425-235-2352 X5501; Bill Sanderson (Instructor) 425-235-2352 X5765; John Marshall (Instructor) 425-235-2352 X5765; Additional information about the CNT program can be found at .
Non-Profit Educational YMCA Volunteers Needed (U-Dist.)

Volunteer Positions are available for the University Family YMCA's before and afterschool programs. If you need volunteer hours, want real-world educational experience, or need to fufill an internship, the YMCA is a great place to do such things. Our values based programming strives to make great leaders by focusing on respect, responsibility, honesty, caring, faith, and fun. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to

Kid's University
University Family YMCA
5003 12th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Rock Climbing Volunteers at Vertical World Seattle

Outdoors for All's rock climbing programs require volunteers to serve as belayers, help with fitting harnesses and helmets and provide overall encouragement and supervision. Come volunteer and climb after the program at Vertical World at no charge! (This applies to program dates only) Our Custom Events program is looking for volunteers to support and belay participants from the Mercer Island Parks and Recreation program. You must be belay checked 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the program. Location is at Vertical World in Seattle, WA. Rock climbing volunteers are needed from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and must be at least 16 years old. Occurs weekly on Tuesdays from November 4th to 18th. Please contact Shelia Zentler for more information at 206.838.6030 ext 206 or by email at . For more information regarding Outdoors for All programs or volunteer opportunities, please contact: Missy Gresen, Outreach Manager 206.838.6030 x214

Looking for Cycling Volunteers

Join us for a fall cycle along the Green River Trail leaving from Cecil Moses Park. We are seeking volunteers to help be a cycling buddy for one of our many participants and van drivers. Cycling is one of our most popular volunteer roles. Come join us to find out why!! Start location is at Cecil Moses Park. Cycling buddy volunteers must be at least 16 years old--volunteer time from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Van Drivers must be 21 or older--volunteer time from 8 am to 4 pm. For more information regarding Outdoors for All programs or volunteer opportunities, please contact: Missy Gresen, Outreach Manager 206.838.6030 x214

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