Event Calendar

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Tacoma – Spark Pierce County – Power Hour @ PAVE Headquarters
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Logo representing the Spark Program

Join us at our Power Hours to learn more about growing your leadership skills! Found the power within you and meet other young people with similar interests. Our Power Hours are currently offered at the PAVE Office for youth and young adults age 21 and under with an intellectual and developmental disability.
Tacoma – Volunteer Orientation @ PAVE Headquarters
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tacoma - Volunteer Orientation @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Are you looking for a chance to give back, strengthen our community, and connect with others who care about belonging? Great volunteer opportunities are available at PAVE, a statewide not-for-profit that provides families and youth information, training, resources and individual assistance to navigate education and health care systems. We can find the right fit for you. Come learn how your strengths can help achieve PAVE’s mission and make a difference in our community!

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunities:

Helpline Volunteer Position: Imagine it’s 3 am and you know something is just not “right” in your gut about someone you love?  24/7 anyone can submit a Helpline Request or place a phone call to our 800-Helpline (5-PARENT, ext. 15).  The Helpline needs volunteers with compassionate listening skills, basic computer skills and who are dependable to confirm basic information.  Being the first point of contact you will connect family members to programs of PAVE to address their concerns, obtain information, and make choices for their loved one.  

Time commitment: 2-4 hours a week, open Monday-Thursdays.

General Office Help: Crunching numbers, looking at data, organizing information and/or researching resources or information.  If you mildly like any of these, the programs of PAVE are in need of your skills.  Information, data, research and resource allow us to help families and youth.  You can enhance that support and impact their lives.

Time commitment: 2-10+ hours a week, a month or in a quarter; 7 days a week with reliable internet and/or Monday – Friday at the PAVE office on the TCC campus.

Annual Event Volunteer: Do you enjoy looking for things – goods, services, online shopping, dreaming of places to travel?  Imagine asking those companies to donate their goods or services to benefit youth with disabilities so they can pursue their dreams and explore their future?  Donate your time, at home, with your friends or in our office looking up information, emailing letters and securing donations for our October 19th Annual Event!  It’s a lot of fun, can be done a few hours a week, on an afternoon with friends, neighbors co-workers or weekly in our office.  Your amazing research, shopping skills deployed to secure donations that raise money for youth with disabilities!  Rewarding and impactful for our mission and community.

Time commitment: Couple hours, weekly, daily, with friends; wherever you have reliable internet 7 days a week or 2 Monday-Friday in our office on the TCC Campus.  

Other opportunities include: Parent to Parent Helping Volunteer; Resource Fair Extraordinaire and more!

Please register online if you are interested in volunteering, we hope to see you there!

Tacoma – Summer Play Date at Titlow Park @ Titlow Park
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tacoma - Summer Play Date at Titlow Park @ Titlow Park | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Sharing Down Syndrome in Pierce County with Parent to Parent is hosting Saturday family meetups through the summer. So, come and join the fun!

Meetups will be regularly scheduled for the 3rd Saturday of the month at 11 am

Need to find us? Just look for blue and yellow ribbons and or lanyards to find us.

We are looking forward to enjoying the wonderful weather and families! Hope to see you there!

This park does have a splash pad!