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.



  • Study abroad and serve!

    February 17, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Here are some UW study abroad programs that have a service-learning component. Summer 2015: Landscape Architecture Croatia: Design/build (you don’t have to be an LA major) (Community collaboration project): http://bit.ly/1vs0aOb CHID Viet Nam: Building for Peace in the Wake of War (Engaged community Learning):  http://bit.ly/1E95OcT Fall 2015: Disability Studies South Africa: Disability and Rehabilitation in…


  • #HUSKIESSERVE @ MLK Day 2015

    January 30, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Alpha Phi Omega @ Urban Rest Stop Carlson Center Fellows @ Arts West Carlson Fellows @ Arts West Undergraduate Research Program @ YouthCare Undergraduate Research Program @ YouthCare Poet, Adillia Scott speaking to Starbucks Partner Blair Taylor Undergraduate Research Program @ YouthCare ECC Banner @ Kickoff Kick of Celebration @ UW Ethnic Cultural Center


  • Help the Downtown YMCA with their annual Campaign!

    December 18, 2014

    Carlson Center

    Each year, people band together across the Greater Seattle area for the YMCA’s Annual Campaign, to raise funds for individuals and families in need of community programming that the YMCA provides to everyone regardless of economic circumstances, while gaining valuable leadership and community building experience.   The annual campaign donations provide outreach and scholarships for programs…


  • Help spruce up a toddler classroom for the New Year!

    December 18, 2014

    Carlson Center

    Neighborhood House is seeking 3-5 volunteers to assist with cleaning up our toddler classrooms. Activities will include removing furniture and general site clean up. Name of organization:Neighborhood House Website:www.nhwa.org Time commitment:3-5 hours Skill requirements:No skills required. Start date:12/23/2014 End date:12/23/2014 Location:7054 32nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118 How to apply: For more information, contact Courtney…


  • In-Home Newcomer Youth Tutor

    December 18, 2014

    Carlson Center

    In-Home Tutors are matched with school aged refugee youth in the greater Seattle area. Tutors and students will meet at least once a week at the student’s home. In-Home Tutors increase the academic success of school aged refugee youth through academic tutoring, mentorship, enrichment activities, and encouraging the family’s engagement with formal education. Join us…


  • Administrative Assistant with TAF

    December 18, 2014

    Carlson Center

    TAF is a nonprofit leader in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. We equip students of color for success in college and life through the power of STEM education. The Operations Team is looking for an intern to assist with administrative duties. The intern who fills this position should like contact with people. It's…


  • Be a friend as a Family Pal with Camp Korey!

    December 18, 2014

    Carlson Center

    As a Family Pal you will act as ambassadors to Camp Korey, a camp for children with chronic and life-altering medical conditions. You will spend the entire weekend (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon) with a specific family. Volunteers will eat meals with them, move through the various activities with them, and be there while the…


  • Public Affairs Intern with Polyclinic!

    December 18, 2014

    Carlson Center

    The Public Affairs Intern’s responsibilities will primarily include the identification and monitoring of relevant legislative and regulatory items during session. The intern may also coordinate awareness and follow-up for relevant bills among clinic executives. Position title:Public Affairs Intern Name of organization:The Polyclinic Website: www.polyclinic.com Time commitment:Part Time (8-10 hours per week); TBD Skill requirements: • Exceptional…


  • Who is your local Hero? Scholarship Opportunity

    December 18, 2014

    Carlson Center

    Who is your local hero? Write an essay about civic courage. You may win a $5,000 scholarship for college. The Seattle Public Library Foundation is pleased to announce the Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship Competition. High school seniors and undergraduate students who live, work or attend school in Seattle are invited to participate. The competition…


  • Americorp/VISTA Volunteer Manager Position

    December 18, 2014

    Carlson Center

    Want to work with Rainier Scholars staff, students and their families and our community partners to support our program and to help our scholars succeed? Apply for the AmeriCorps/VISTA Volunteer Manager Position! Position title: Volunteer Manager - Americorps VISTA Name of organization: Rainier Scholars Website: www.rainierscholars.org In 2014, Rainier Scholars began developing a comprehensive volunteer…


  • 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…

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