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.


  • November 18, 2014

    Friends of the Children needs your help!

    Carlson Center

    Join the team at Friends of the Children who are breaking the cycles of abuse and neglect right in our neighborhood! Our ideal candidate will roll up their sleeves and dive deep into a research project; and also take time to laugh and chat with our youth and mentors. Help Friends of the Children help our…

  • November 17, 2014

    Support homeless and at-risk youth by working with PSKS

    Carlson Center

    Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets (PSKS) exists to support homeless and at-risk youth and young adults to become empowered to lead positive and self-sufficient lives. Our philosophy and practice of inclusion has allowed us to develop an accessible and safe space to engage young people who are at risk of falling…

  • November 17, 2014

    Are you fluent in a second language? The Red Cross needs you!

    Carlson Center

    The Seattle area is a very diverse community with many different cultures and languages. The goal of the Red Cross Language Bank is to break down language barriers by providing free translation and interpretation to limited and non-English speakers. The Language Bank provides in person and over the phone interpretation as well as writing translations.…

  • November 17, 2014

    Help the Red Cross raise funds!

    Carlson Center

    The Red Cross is able to fulfill its humanitarian mission and provide our services at no charge thanks to the generosity of donors. Our partnerships with the community, individuals, corporations, and others help provide us with the resources we need to ensure that we can respond to help those in need. If you are an…

  • November 17, 2014

    Volunteer with LLS at the Amica Seattle Marathon

    Carlson Center

    Please join the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a volunteer at this year’s Seattle Marathon on 11/30!  We are in need of people to help us out at the I-90 Tunnel Water Station from 6:50AM-9:50AM.  Each year we partner with Amica to represent our organization at the event, spreading the word about our fight against…

  • November 17, 2014

    Volunteer with Zeno and the Pacific Science Center for their Math & Science Mashup Event!

    Carlson Center

    Join Zeno and our partners from the Pacific Science Center for a Math & Science Mashup. We transform cafeterias, gyms, and community rooms as children and parents play math games together. Zeno staff members and lead volunteers train other volunteers at the event on the games and activities they will be playing . Volunteers will…

  • November 17, 2014

    Intern with the Seattle City Council

    Carlson Center

    Are you curious about municipal law-making, local government or looking to practice your communication skills and see how local government utilizes press and social media?  Here’s your chance to learn about public policy, the inner-workings of government, communications and much more about the City of Seattle! We are seeking curious and talented individuals with an…

  • November 17, 2014

    Interested in policy and social services?

    Carlson Center

    The Low Income Housing Institute develops, owns and operates housing for the benefit of low-income, homeless and formerly homeless people in Washington State; advocates for just housing policies at the local and national levels; and administers a range of supportive service programs to assist those we serve in maintaining stable housing and increasing their self-sufficiency.…

  • November 17, 2014

    Work with the Low Income Housing Institute

    Carlson Center

    The Low Income Housing Institute develops, owns and operates housing for the benefit of low-income, homeless and formerly homeless people in Washington State; advocates for just housing policies at the local and national levels; and administers a range of supportive service programs to assist those we serve in maintaining stable housing and increasing their self-sufficiency.…

  • November 17, 2014

    Student jobs with UAA

    Carlson Center

    Two student jobs have just been posted to UAA’s site. 1. Undergraduate digital media producer. Undergraduate Academic Affairs is looking for an undergraduate student to be our digital media producer and help tell some stories of the amazing things that undergraduate students are doing. Are you a digital storyteller? Do you want to share stories…

  • November 14, 2014

    Seattle Urban Squash needs your help!

    Carlson Center

    Seattle Urban Squash is a small Seattle nonprofit dedicated to helping underprivileged students achieve success through tutoring and sports.  We are in desperate need of a driver to pick students up from school on Fridays.  We will provide the car. Though it may not sound like much, this is an opportunity to make an enormous difference…

  • October 31, 2014

    Like to Bike? Interested in Service?

    Carlson Center

    For 10 weeks each summer, Bike & Build operates regional and cross-country cycling trips for young adults to benefit affordable housing orgs like Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together, and a range of small nonprofits. When we aren’t pedaling, we stop to volunteer on build sites. Our riders then grant the funds they raise to these same…

  • October 31, 2014

    Tutor students at Sanislo Elementary

    Carlson Center

    Reading Partners empowers you to become an effective tutor by matching you with a single student and providing a structured, easy-to-use curriculum and lots of support. Your time and passion can help a child strengthen his/her reading skills, build confidence, and discover a passion for reading! Time commitment: as little as one hour per week for…

  • October 31, 2014

    Intern in Washington DC

    Carlson Center

    How will you make a difference this summer? Join the millions of volunteers, public servants and nonprofit professionals who heard the call to serve in the nation’s capital. The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service offers you a chance to make an impact this summer. Spend either 4 or 8 weeks taking action while getting…

  • October 31, 2014

    Volunteer with SafeFutures Youth Center

    Carlson Center

    SafeFutures is a non-profit youth center in West Seattle, serving middle and high school youth. Many of our young people are immigrants, refugees, or first generation students from predominantly Southeast Asian, East African, African American, Native American/Alaskan Native, Latino, and Pacific Islander backgrounds. SafeFutures has a variety of prevention and intervention programs and services aimed…

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