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September Volunteer Basic Training Day 1

Date: 
Tue, 09/27/2016 - 1:00pm

SideWalk's Basic Volunteer Training will be held on Tuesday and Thursday, September 27th and 29th from 1:00-4:00 pm at First United Methodist Church at 1224 Legion Way SE, Olympia, WA 98501.  All prospective volunteers are required to attend both days of training.  Please RSVP to Miguel at miguel@walkthurston.org or 360-515-5587. 

SideWalk Seahawks Raffle

SideWalk is raffling off two pairs of tickets to upcoming pre-season Seahawks games! $20 per ticket enters you to win seats in section 333 to either: 

  • 2 tickets for Thursday, August 18th, 7:00 pm vs. Minnesota Vikings - $200 value - drawing on 8/12

  • 2 tickets for Thursday, August 25th, 7:00 pm vs. Dallas Cowboys - $200 value - drawing on 8/19

Event Staff Training

Date: 
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 1:00pm

Phil Owen (Executive Director), Marisa Fisher (Development Officer) and Miguel Pineda (Community Outreach Coordinator) will be co-facilitating the training.  

Holes for Homes: A Golf Benefit FORE SideWalk

Date: 
Fri, 07/29/2016 - 8:00am

Please join us for our second annual golf tournament FORE SideWalk at Tumwater Valley Golf Club. Enjoy a summer day out on the course to benefit our mission to end homelessness in Thurston County.

8:00am Shotgun Start (Check in begins at 7:00am)

$100 Entry Fee Includes:

"Taking Action" by Clara

SideWalk and the state of homelessness in Thurston County were recently featured in a report by a local elementary school student, Clara. She interviewed SideWalk Development Director, Anna Robinson, and did research on other agencies in our community. She did such a lovely job, we wanted to share!

Taking Action
Systems That Support The Homeless
By Clara 

Summer Volunteer Training

Date: 
Tue, 06/14/2016 - 1:00pm

Basic Training

Held at First United Methodist Church

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 1 - 4pm

Sensitivity and Stereotypes - (*Mandatory for all volunteers)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 1 - 4pm

Active Listening & Deescalating Skills - (2nd Day of Basic)          

SideWalk Seeking 2 AmeriCorps VISTA Members

SideWalk is seeking two AmeriCorps VISTA members to join our team in mid-July or mid-August. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until June 10 or until both positions are filled. Position summaries and links to full position descriptions and application instructions are found below. 

BASIC TRAINING FOR NEW VOLUNTEERS (DAY 2)

Date: 
Thu, 04/14/2016 - 1:00pm

Sidewalk will be offering Basic Volunteer Orientation: April 12th and 14th from 1PM-4PM.

Both days are required for new Volunteers.  

BASIC TRAINING FOR NEW VOLUNTEERS (DAY 1)

Date: 
Tue, 04/12/2016 - 1:00pm

Sidewalk will be offering Basic Volunteer Orientation: April 12th and 14th from 1PM-4PM.

Both days are required for new Volunteers.  

Day 1:  We will spend time in a group orientation about the philosophy and some of the methodology Sidewalk empowers our new Volunteers with.  Come and take a tour of SIDEWALK and find out more about how to get involved.

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