Contact

Debbie Moberg-Williams, Director; 328 West Poplar, Walla Walla, WA 99362; 509-524-2685; dmoberg@wsu.edu

Mission

As part of WSU Extension, the 4-H Youth Development Program teaches life skills that lead young people to become self-directing, positive, contributing members of our society.

Volunteer Opportunities

Become a 4-H leader to work with youth in school or special activities, or volunteer as a resource person.

Required Skills

Volunteers should be respectful and cooperative, have a positive attitude, and be willing to provide guidance to youth or others.

Skills Learned

Volunteers will share interests with others, increase public relations and leadership skills, make useful contacts, help their community, and develop organizational, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.

Training

4-H leaders participate in training appropriate to the areas in which they volunteer.

Volunteer Types

Individuals or groups who can come on a regular basis, occasionally when convenient, or once to help with a big project. Volunteers who can earn credit (service-learning) are welcome.

Contact

Linda Solis, Humane Education Coordinator; 7 East George Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362, (509) 525-2452, humaneeducation@bluemountainhumane.org

Mission

Prevent cruelty and promote kindness to companion animals in our community. We are committed to stopping the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable pets by ending overpopulation and homelessness.

Volunteer Opportunities: Everything from animal care to office guru! Dog and cat walking, care, and socialization, photography, creative writing, office assistance, and help with farmers markets (May-Oct) and class talks.

Required Skills

We look for volunteers who want to make a difference. Whether you are a college student missing your pets, a volunteer seeking work experience, or an advocate who wants to speak for those without voices, we can use your time and talents.

Skills Learned

Volunteers will experience the difference that one person can make. They will learn about teamwork, community involvement, and how to care for those who are homeless.

Training

New volunteers need to attend one new volunteer orientation.

Volunteer Types

Individuals or groups who can come on a regular basis, help with a project on occasion, or help once with a big project.