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“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.”

~ Author Unknown

At the SRWC, we value your gifts of both time and money. Your efforts to raise funds through SRWC fundraising events and your generous contributions to the Community Grants program make it possible for us to support many very important agencies and services in south Deschutes County. If you’re interested in getting involved, here are a few great opportunities!

Event  Current Volunteer Needs  Who to Contact

The SRWC Art Auction & Wine Event

May 14, 2022

Mistress/Master of Ceremony 
Keep people informed on day’s events – art auction,  wine tastings, etc.; 2:00 – 8:00pm

Auction Procurement & Wine Wall Assistants
2 people needed to assist the team  securing auction items and  wine wall donations; record donations, provide receipts and distribute after the event; 2-3 hours/week February - May

Event Venue Volunteers
4 people needed to assist with set up, tear down and monitoring of the venue; assist vendors, monitor garbage, etc.; shifts will be available throughout the day

Auction Display Volunteers
3 people needed to set up display of auction items (9:00-1:00 set up; 8:00pm tear down)

Day of Event Volunteers
12 - 14 people needed to assist with registration, monitoring the auction and wine wall, assist wine vendors; shifts will be available between 2:00 – 8:00PM

Kendra Schreiner
Kate North

The Sunriver Art Fair

August 2022

Marketing and Publicity Chair 
Do you love Marketing? The Art Fair has an extensive plan and just needs your vision to make it happen.

Publicity Team (AKA Pub Girls)
This is mostly an at-home position. Update online listings and distributing marketing materials locally.

Home Stay Coordinator
Match volunteered homes with Artists. Positions starts in March and April.

 Kathy Vogel, Sunriver Art Fair Director

The SRWC Winter Gala

Dec 2021/Jan 2022

Needed to plan and implement our next Winter Gala. Work with a team to influence the future direction of this long-time favorite gala and fundraiser!
Nancy Fischer, Board President

We know that many of you also are interested in being involved in the community in a more hands-on way. Therefore, we have asked our recipient agencies provide us information on their volunteer needs. We will keep this updated as we receive information from current grantees.

Agency  Description Who to contact

Care and Share Community Outreach

Volunteers needed to help with distribution of food boxes on the 4th Friday of each month. Volunteers work one or two hours one or two days per month.

Madeline Bednarek

CASA of Central Oregon
(Court Appointed Special Advocates)

A CASA volunteer is a trained community member appointed by a judge to represent the best interest of a child in the court system. Volunteers spend an average of 10-15 hours per month advocating for their child.

Council on Aging of Central Oregon
Meals on Wheels

Volunteers are needed to deliver meals and friendly greetings to home-bound older adults plus meal preppers and meal packers. Volunteers are scheduled once per week in the morning.

Marianne McClure

La Pine Community KitchenThere is an ongoing need for volunteers to help unload trucks and to help pack food boxes; the Kitchen is also looking for kitchen volunteers to serve as relief chefs.

Sharri Dempsey

SMART Reading
(Start Making A Reader Today)

Volunteers are needed to read virtually with kindergarten classes for 20 minutes per week at La Pine, Rosland or Three Rivers schools.

Jennifer Zardinejad

The Sunriver Women's Club (SRWC) is a  501C (3) nonprofit community service organization that welcomes members from Sunriver and the surrounding communities. 

The essence of the SRWC is to be a caring partner to our neighbors, nonprofits in south Deschutes County, local businesses and visitors.

The majority of our members are from Sunriver, La Pine and Bend-everyone is welcome.  Members participate in social and philanthropic activities.  The membership year runs from October 1 through September 30, but you may join in any month. Click on JOIN US to start your membership process.

Sunriver Women's Club
PO Box 3334, Sunriver, OR  97707

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