AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITY WITH UNITED WAY
United Way of King County is hiring 47 AmeriCorps members for three amazing teams! AmeriCorps members are integral to the work that United Way focuses on as an organization: to make sure people have homes, that students graduate, and that families are financially stable. This is an excellent opportunity for folks in their 20s and recent grads who are interested in gaining professional experience that will launch their career, and who want to pursue their passion for social and economic justice.
COMPUTER BASICS TWO-DAY COURSE
WHEN: Tuesday, July 19, and Thursday, August 18, 9:30am-2pm
WHERE: The Central Building, 810 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, Suite 449
WHAT: Computer Basics is a prerequisite for all other classes offered by the Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens, from including MS Word, Excel, MS PowerPoint and Publisher (dates TBA). If you are a registered client of the Employee Resource Center, you will have priority placement. All are welcome but class size is limited and filled first-come, first-served.
Bring or purchase lunch. Parking is scarce; the Metro serves stops within ½ block of our building.
FIRST ANNUAL VETS OFF-GRID WEEKEND
WHEN: Friday, August 26 to Sunday, August 28
WHERE: The Orting Soldiers Home, 1301 Orting Kapowsin Hwy E, Orting, WA 98360
WHAT: The first of its kind, Vets Off-Grid (VOG) encourages service members, veterans and families to get out of the city and away from traffic, computers, car horns and couches.
Have a particular talent or skill to share? We’ll add it to the program so other vets can visit listen, learn and enjoy. When registering, please use an email address that you check regularly. Attendees are responsible for providing their own camping gear (tents, sleeping bags, food/beverage, etc.). We remind you to please be respectful of the Soldiers Home and your fellow campers. This free event will be held rain or shine.