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.



  • Advocate for Literacy!

    December 5, 2014

    Carlson Center

    Position title: Literacy Tutor Name of organization: Reading Partners Website: www.readingpartners.org Position description: Volunteer literacy tutors work one-on-one with the same student for a semester period, using our structured, easy-to-follow curriculum. No previous experience is necessary, as our tutors are provided with ongoing training and support from our full-time Site Coordinators. Reading Partners is a…


  • Team up with AmeriCorps VISTA

    December 5, 2014

    Carlson Center

    Position title: Volunteer Program Specialist - AmeriCorps VISTA Name of organization: WithinReach Website: http://www.withinreachwa.org/ Position description: The VISTA's primary responsibilities will include building additional volunteer capacities for basic needs benefit applications and resource assistance, implementing a volunteer impact plan, creating and implementing summer meals volunteer positions, and coordinating a Day of Caring project. The VISTA…


  • Help feed kids this Summer with AmeriCorps VISTA!

    December 5, 2014

    Carlson Center

    Position description: Free summer meals are proven to decrease hunger for vulnerable children while school is not in session. Unfortunately, Washington has one of the lowest participation rates in the nation. The United Way and WithinReach are committed to changing these statistics starting in King County. VISTA members will support WithinReach’s efforts to engage schools…


  • Multiple opportunities with Helping Link!

    December 5, 2014

    Carlson Center

    Helping Link is a diverse, fun, and fast-paced office setting, in need of volunteers for multiple positions! Name of organization: Helping Link - Một Dấu Nối Website: www.helpinglink.org 1.) Position title: Adult Education Coordinator Position description: Helping Link seeks an Adult Education Coordinator to contribute skills and enthusiasm to our mission, administrating the delivery of…


  • Volunteer and eat some pancakes!

    December 5, 2014

    Carlson Center

    Position description: Volunteer at our Annual Pancake Breakfast Event! This is a fundraiser for our youth scholarship fund. We need volunteers to help set up, take down, serve food, cook, clean and manage our over 500 person crowd. Position title: Pancake Breakfast Volunteer Name of organization: Loyal Height Advisory Council Website: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/centers/Loyalhtd.htm Time commitment: At…


  • Friends of the Children needs your help!

    November 18, 2014

    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…


  • Support homeless and at-risk youth by working with PSKS

    November 17, 2014

    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…


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

    November 17, 2014

    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.…


  • Help the Red Cross raise funds!

    November 17, 2014

    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…


  • Volunteer with LLS at the Amica Seattle Marathon

    November 17, 2014

    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…


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

    November 17, 2014

    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…


  • Intern with the Seattle City Council

    November 17, 2014

    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…


  • Interested in policy and social services?

    November 17, 2014

    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.…


  • Work with the Low Income Housing Institute

    November 17, 2014

    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.…


  • Student jobs with UAA

    November 17, 2014

    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…

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