It's tough to find a job these days -- especially for young people. With government budgets shrinking, grants and welfare programs are getting cut. To better your community and to beef up your resume or college application, consider volunteering. We asked our audience for suggestions, and here's what they said:

  • Food Bank
  • Senior Center
  • US Fish and Wildlife
  • Hospital
  • LDS Regional Cannery
  • Special Olympics
  • Homeless Shelter
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • YMCA
  • Juvenile Detention Center
  • Meals On Wheels
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Avalon Healthcare
  • Safe Harbor Thrift
  • Tri-Cities Union Gospel Mission
  • Lourdes Health Network
  • Kennewick Police Station
  • Animal Shelter
  • United Way
  • CBC Tutor Center
  • Fire departments
  • Tri-City Pregnancy Center
  • Ignite Youth Mentoring
  • Libraries
  • Community health clinics
  • Retirement homes
  • Community bands and orchestras
  • Coach youth sports
  • Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts
  • Tri-Tech