Volunteer Opportunities - Tacoma

Paint Tacoma-Pierce Beautiful

Paint Tacoma Pierce 2016For over 30 years, Paint Tacoma-Pierce Beautiful, a program of Associated Ministries, has brought volunteers together to provide free house painting to low-income homeowners. Since 1985, volunteers have painted over 2,200 houses in Pierce County! This year we are looking at engaging 1,000 people this year to help build stronger communities.

Why does this program make a difference? By painting the exterior of homes, we prevent blight, preserve affordable housing and increase property values. Many homeowners throughout the City of Tacoma do not have the ability or resources to paint their own homes due to age, disability or poverty.

This summer, we are planning to complete 27 home projects in Tacoma. It’s a great opportunity for co-workers, family, friends, and groups of people within a community of faith – Mosque, Church, Synagogue, etc.

Number of volunteers needed: Hundreds
How volunteers will be used:

  • Power washing, Scraping
  • Priming, Painting
  • Leading Paint Crews
  • Running Errands
  • Clean-up
  • Photography
  • Paint Advisors
  • Hospitality

To volunteer, please contact: Wendy Morris, wendym@associatedministries.org, 253-383-3056 ext. 117 www.paintbeautiful.org
Last date to sign up: August 14, 2016

No experience is necessary! All ages welcome to help. Individuals and groups of all sizes can help.

HIV Testing

PCAFThe Pierce County AIDS Foundation (PCAF) provides weekly HIV testing and is in need of someone who has been state certified to administer these tests.

Date/Time: Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.
Location: Rainbow Center - 2215 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma

To volunteer: Contact the Volunteer Coordinator Hanna Febach at hfebach@piercecountyaids.org.

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