OPEN HOUSE FOR NEW VOLUNTEERS FOR BIGELOW HOUSE MUSEUM AND OLYMPIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY is planned for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. These organizations need docents to give tours of Bigelow House and participating houses in the annual Historic Homes Tour; ambassadors to share Olympia’s history with school and community groups; gardeners interested in re-creating historic landscaping and orchards around Bigelow House; and people with diverse skills to lend their expertise to the board of directors. For more information, go to olympiahistory.org; www.facebook.com/pages/Olympia-Historical-Society-Bigelow-House-Museum/124340527620801?fref=ts; or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE CENTER FOR NATURAL LANDS MANAGEMENT needs volunteers for Tuesdays and the second Saturday of each month to gather at a South Puget Sound prairie preserve to do critical environmental restoration work. Activities range from burning brush piles and planting native wildflowers and grasses, to native plant seed collection and cleaning. Call 360-570-0762 or email email@example.com to volunteer.
FRIENDS OF PAUL GRUDIS needs volunteers to purchase and deliver nutritious snacks for the homework club at Evergreen Vista. Also needed are donations of housewares, bedding, towels and kitchen wares. Several volunteers are needed each month. Call Lindsay at 360-352-1315.
KOKUA needs volunteers to be a buddy to an adult with disabilities. Volunteers are partnered with an individual with similar interests to go on outings or visit in the client’s home. Must be age 18 or older and pass a background check. Contact Randi Miller at 360-705-4665, ext. 120.
THE STATE CAPITOL VISITOR SERVICES PROGRAM needs volunteers to provide guided tours and information to visitors from across the country and world, providing insights about state history, government and architecture. A weekly shift commitment of three hours is required. Comprehensive training is provided. For more information, call 360-902-8887 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.