Thank you for volunteering! Please browse our list of current volunteer opportunities below. To volunteer for any of these positions and others, please fill out the volunteer application on our volunteer page.
(list updated March 17, 2021)
Foothills Food Bank, Maple Falls
Mondays/Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Food Bank Box Packer: Indoors. Pack boxes of food in an assembly line style for distribution. Boxes weigh approximately 40 pounds.
Tuesdays 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Distribution Volunteer: Outdoors. Load client vehicles with prepared boxes/bags of food for drive-up service. Boxes are approximately 40 pounds.
Salvation Army Food Bank, Bellingham
Mondays/Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m
Food Bank Stocker: Indoors. Fill boxes with food for distribution. Boxes weigh approximately 20 pounds.
Tuesdays/Thursdays 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Drive-Up Staff: Outdoors. Load boxes into client vehicles and break down food bank afterward. Boxes weigh approximately 20 pounds.
COVID-19 Testing Access Scheduler, Bellingham
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Shift 1: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Shift 2: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Indoors. Answer a designated phone line and assist callers with registering for mobile testing at a specific date and time. The location is on-site at a physically-distanced work station.
Outbreak Testers/Check-in Assistant, Various
WUC volunteers must have a current medical license.
Tuesdays and Fridays, varying shifts and locations
Outdoors. Conduct COVID-19 tests. Move between tester or Check-in Assistant roles as assigned by the Test Site Supervisor.
COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center, Bellingham
Various shifts and times
Greeter: Welcomes patients to vaccine clinic; asks patients whether they are experiencing cold/flu symptoms and checks temperature; monitors lines; keeps patients moving through process; monitors to ensure social distancing; confirms appointment scheduling.
Runner: Responsible for patient flow management between registration and vaccination stations (maintaining social distancing, stopping the line if it is getting backed up, etc.); guides patients to open vaccine stations; replenishes registration stock of handouts or forms that are running low; fills in for clerical roles if short staffed or backed up; checks vaccination stations for various needs.
Traffic Assistant: Under supervision, set up vaccination clinic signage and traffic control materials. Stand at entrance to clinic parking areas and greet people arriving for the vaccination clinic. Determine whether people have an appointment for a vaccination and direct them accordingly. At end of the clinic, assist with picking up and storing signage and traffic control materials.
Vaccinator: Confirms consent, provides education, administers IM injections, transfers patient to observation area (requires a current medical license).
Observer: In the post-vaccination area, assesses individuals for reactions and provides education regarding second dose (requires a current medical license).