You Count: Teen Volunteers

Last week we highlighted our awesome Teen Advisory Boards at some of our libraries. This week, we’re focusing on volunteering.  Volunteering is a way to contribute to your community, share your skills and talents, impress colleges and future employers, and/or get service credit for graduation. Volunteering is really important to us at Sno-Isle Libraries, and not […]

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You Count: Teen Advisory Boards

I don’t know about you, but one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to get more involved with my community this year. One of our priorities at Sno-Isle Libraries is civic engagement. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, civic engagement is knowledgeable, committed participation activated around issues of community concern. If that still sounds like word […]

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You Count – Island County Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for volunteer opportunities on Whidbey Island? Perhaps one of these might work for you… An organization for animal-loving teens is the WAIF Animal Shelter. They are open to youth volunteers as well as adult volunteers! Their website is here: Teens interested in theater may wish to volunteer at the Whidbey Playhouse, an amateur community theatre […]

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You Count – Volunteer @ Everett Animal Shelter

Want to help improve the lives of animals? Need some volunteer hours? The Everett Animal Shelter is seeking volunteers. They have a variety of opportunities, from dog walking to fostering to administrative behind-the-scenes work. Volunteers need to commit to working regularly scheduled 2-3 hour shifts once per week for a minimum of 3 months, so […]

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You Count – Project Homeless Connect!

According to the United Way of Snohomish County, “Project Homeless Connect (PHC) is a one-day event that brings together a wide variety of community volunteers and services that are committed to taking on homelessness in Snohomish County. Many volunteers are needed to make this event run smoothly. Volunteers must attend the orientation (unless you are part […]

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You Count – Teen Ambassadors

Do you love libraries? Fluent in social media? Want to help us get the word out about all the great stuff the library has to offer, while getting volunteer credit and gaining leadership experience? Sno-Isle Libraries is looking for next-level teen volunteers to take part in our Teen Ambassador programs. We are looking for 10-20 […]

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Library Hack: Volunteering

Earning community service hours may be a requirement for your school or for certain clubs you belong to. Or maybe you just want to give back to the community that takes care of you. If you like the library, you’ll love volunteering at the library! And there are a few different ways you can do that: […]

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Make Monday meaningful: MLK Jr. Day of Service

United Way of Snohomish County is a local leader in finding great volunteer opportunities for teens.  Each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, they put together a great variety of volunteer events that you can sign up for, so you can contribute good works to your community in the spirit of MLK Jr. If […]

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