Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

Public service opportunities bulletin

Thanks for visiting the Public Service Opportunity Bulletin offering volunteer, internship, and job opportunities for students and recent grads.

Please feel welcome to browse these opportunities — information on who to contact and how to apply will be listed in each description. Local organizations are encouraged and welcome to send us volunteer positions, internships, and jobs.

Please contact us with any questions or suggestions at leader@uw.edu.



  • Plaza Roberto Maestas Grand Opening

    August 19, 2016

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    Position title: Plaza Roberto Maestas Grand Opening   Name of organization: El Centro de la Raza   Position description: Our grand opening celebration for Plaza Roberto Maestas will be October 1st. We could use volunteers to help mark this momentous occasion.   Shifts: 9am-12pm Setup 12-4pm Event Support (Food Handler's Permits would be ideal) 4-6pm…


  • End AIDS Walk Event Assistants

    August 19, 2016

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    Position title: End AIDS Walk Event Assistants   Name of organization: Lifelong   Website: www.endaidswalk.org   Position description: You’re invited to join Lifelong as we take over Volunteer Park for the 30th Annual End AIDS Walk on Saturday, September 24. Funds raised will support HIV prevention and care services for people living with or affected…


  • Volunteer Coordinator - AmeriCorps

    August 19, 2016

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    Position title: Volunteer Coordinator - AmeriCorps   Name of organization: North Helpline Emergency Services and Food Bank   Website: http://www.northhelpline.org/   Position description: We are seeking a highly energetic, curious, flexible and good-natured AmeriCorps members to serve as a full time Volunteer & Guest Relations Coordinator, September 2016 through July 2017. The member will serve…


  • Adult Literacy Tutor (ESL/ABE/GED)

    August 19, 2016

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    Position title: Adult Literacy Tutor (ESL/ABE/GED)   Name of organization: Seattle Central College Basic and Transitional Studies Tutoring Program   Website: Basicstudiestutoring.com   Position description: Tutors provide one-on-one assistance to a student who is learning English or preparing for the GED or COMPASS test. Tutors help students understand basic reading, writing, grammatical, or math concepts…


  • Volunteer Program Assistant

    August 19, 2016

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    Position title: Volunteer Program Assistant   Name of organization: Bailey-Boushay House   Website: www.baileyboushay.org   Position description: The Volunteer Program Assistant provides support and companionship to Bailey-Boushay House's Outpatient Program clients and Residential Care Program (inpatient) residents. Assisting with meal service, providing one-on-one interaction and help facilitating group activities are a few of the specific…


  • Walk to End Lupus Now Volunteer

    August 17, 2016

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    Position title: Walk to End Lupus Now Volunteer   Name of organization: Lupus Foundation of America   Website: walktoendlupusnow.org   Position description: The Lupus Foundation of America needs YOU to help us on Saturday, September 10th to help set-up, cheer on, clean-up our Walk to End Lupus Now. Roles and shifts vary. Contact the Foundation's…


  • Building the Beloved Community Gala Volunteers

    August 17, 2016

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    Position title: Building the Beloved Community Gala Volunteers   Name of organization: El Centro de la Raza   Website: http://www.elcentrodelaraza.org/events/event/building-the-beloved-community-gala/   Position description: Help us with Registration and Check-out, Live Action Bid spotters, Silent Auction, Mobile bidding and Item Pick-up, and Photography.   Volunteers will be receiving a complimentary dinner, entered in a special volunteer…


  • Auction Night Volunteers

    August 15, 2016

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    Position title: Auction Night Volunteers   Name of organization: Sister Schools   Website: www.sisterschools.org   Position description: We are looking for volunteers for the afternoon and night of our annual auction.  It is at the Museum of Flight on October 15, 2016 and you will receive dinner and dessert from McCormick & Schmick's.  We have…


  • Volunteer at the Winter Pineapple Classic 5k!

    August 15, 2016

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    Position title: Volunteer at the Winter Pineapple Classic 5k!   Name of organization: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society   Website: www.winterpineappleclassic.org   Position description: The Winter Pineapple Classic is a family-friendly 5k obstacle course race held in Marymoor Park onSunday, November 6th. Climbing tire walls, skimming down giant slip n' slides, and more - our…


  • Volunteer at the Greater Washington Light The Night Walk!

    August 15, 2016

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    Position title: Volunteer at the Greater Washington Light The Night Walk!   Name of organization: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society   Website: www.lightthenight.org/wa   Position description: Light The Night is the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual campaign to celebrate & commemorate lives touched by cancer. For the Greater Washington Light The Night Walk, teams of…


  • Volunteer Tutor

    August 11, 2016

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    Position title: Volunteer Tutor   Name of organization: Year Up Puget Sound   Website: http://www.yearup.org/about-us/our-locations/puget-sound-seattle/   Position description: Year Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing low income young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.   Year…


  • Tutoring Internship

    August 11, 2016

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    Position title: Tutoring Internship   Name of organization: Friends of the Children   Website: Friends of the Children   Position description: What you will get to do: Work with our youth to provide tutoring and educational assistance, as a main priority. Take opportunities to get to know youth and mentors which might look like art…


  • The Student Blog and Newsletter Editor

    August 11, 2016

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    Duties and Responsibilities: The purpose of the Blog and Newsletter Editor ­ Diversity Advocate Intern (DAI) program is to assist the ECC Leadership Team with the development of the ECC blog and newsletter for the 2016 – 2017 academic year. The DAI will do this through the role of the Blog and Newsletter Editor. The DAI will serve as a community liaison through collaborating and creating content with students, student organizations, faculty, Ethnic Studies Departments, administrators, and for the 40th and Brooklyn Blog and a quarterly online publication for the Tapestry Newsletter. Duties Include: ● Oversee the 40th and Brooklyn Blog and Tapestry Newsletter ●Contact and reach out to students, Registered Student Organizations, UW Faculty and  Staff, community members for blog submissions and content for Tapestry Newsletter ● Meet with the editorial board at least bi weekly and review the board’s selected blog  submissions, reasons for approval and denial of specific posts, and revise others ● Edit and review submissions Desired Qualifications: ● Experience with the platform: wix ● 2 year experience in web­design ● Majoring in English/Creative Writing , Ethnic Studies, or User Experience Design   The full job descriptions and instructions for applying can be found on our website.   http://depts.washington.edu/ecc/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Blog-and-Newsletter-Editor-DAI.pdf   Please submit a cover letter and resume to Rosa Ramirez by August 23​th​, 5:00 PM at the following email: ​rosaelia@uw.edu​.    *Applicants must be available to attend the New Employee Orientation and Training  scheduled for Sept 11 – Sept 16, 2016.     


  • Disaster Relief Trials Volunteer

    August 5, 2016

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    Position title: Disaster Relief Trials Volunteer   Name of organization: Seattle Disaster Relief Trials   Website: https://seattledrt.org/   Position description: Want to help build emergency preparedness in your community? Help out with the Disaster Relief Trials on September 25th! Our goal is to provide a realistic practice of how bicyclists can be a vital link…


  • High Point Healthy Families Celebration!

    August 5, 2016

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    Position title: High Point Healthy Families Celebration!   Name of organization: Neighborhood House   Website: www.nhwa.org   Position description: High Point Healthy Families Celebration is an annual event, taking place in West Seattle. Local residents will get to access important health tips and information, while also having fun as a whole family! There will be…

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