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.



  • Work with Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest

    April 3, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Planned Parenthood Votes NW promotes and protects reproductive health, rights and justice. We do this by advocating for public policies that guarantee the right to choice and full and nondiscriminatory access to reproductive health care, and fostering and preserving a social and political climate favorable to the exercise of reproductive choice through voter education, candidate…


  • Work-study position with the School of Social Work

    April 3, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Hiring 1-2 student workers at the Office of Student Services in the School of Social Work. Hiring for Spring Quarter with commitment of staying in position for 2015-2016 academic year. Preference to those who plan to take courses in Summer Quarter 2015. Before applying, please note this position requires: - Federal work-study funding for 2014-2015…


  • Help out the Salvation Army!

    April 3, 2015

    Carlson Center

    On May 8, 2015, we will be having our annual fund-raiser, The Red Kettle Luncheon, with special guest Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who will be receiving the Arthur S. Langlie award for visionary leadership. We are also honored to have former Seahawk & Huskie Brock Huard, KING 5 morning anchor Mark Wright, and many…


  • Bring UW research to kids at the Pacific Science Center

    March 31, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Paws-on Science is coming up on April 10-12, and University Marketing & Communications is in need of some great volunteers to pull it off and give the public the best experience ever! Paws-on Science is a fun, high-energy event at the Pacific Science Center where kids get to interact with some of the fascinating research coming out of…


  • Be a Garden Intern this Summer with Camp Korey!

    March 31, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Camp Korey is situated on the historic 818-acre organic Carnation Farm in the Snoqualmie Valley not far from Seattle. The 4.5 acre certified organic garden is operated by our Culinary Gardener with the help of many individual and corporate volunteers and local school groups. The garden produces a significant portion of the produce used in…


  • Become an AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator

    March 31, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Reading Partners is currently hiring a Volunteer Coordinator. The AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator serves as the face and voice of Reading Partners within their respective region for a full 11-month service term. Volunteer Coordinators identify and recruit high-quality, reliable community volunteers to become Reading Partners tutors. This role also is responsible for implementing a community engagement plan, identifying…


  • Want to study abroad and serve? Apply for a scholarship!

    March 31, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Volunteer Forever is dedicated to enabling more students to study and volunteer abroad.  We know cost is often a barrier, so in addition to our fundraising platform through which students can share their story and raise money from family, friends, and other donors, we also encourage our users to seek out scholarships and grants that may be…


  • Intern abroad with FSD

    March 31, 2015

    Carlson Center

    The Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) has been described as the “gold standard for global engagement programs.” We offer student internships, volunteer global service trips, and group programs, providing intensive pre-departure and in-country support. Programs include rigorous development theory and practical training, continuing educational and cultural activities, personal and group reflection sessions, and accommodation and…


  • Help out with Citizenship Day

    March 31, 2015

    Carlson Center

    We are OneAmerica an organization that advocates for immigrants and refugees here in the state of Washington and nationally.  Each year we hold a Citizenship Day, a set four workshops around the state, where Permanent Residents get free help filling out their Citizenship applications and get legal advice from Pro Bono lawyers. In order to…


  • Want to work on a farm this summer?

    March 31, 2015

    Carlson Center

    The Green Team Volunteer position is available seasonally during the growing season, typically May-October. We strive to cultivate healthy futures for our campers and thus grow a large variety of certified organic vegetables, herbs and fruits for educational purposes, consumption at camp and for special events at the farm and for the local food bank. …


  • Reading Partners need your help!

    March 31, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Make a Difference in One Hour! - We have a HIGH NEED for tutors at Beverly Park Elementary (South Seattle)! Reading Partners is a literacy non-profit that mobilizes community volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring to struggling elementary student readers. No experience is required to volunteer!  We are seeking volunteers who can commit 1 hour/week through…


  • Apply for Oxfam America's CHANGE Initiative

    March 24, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Apply for Oxfam America’s CHANGE Initiative Are you ready to take your passion for fighting hunger and poverty into your community? Want to help create change and fight for human rights around the world? Make a real difference in the world, starting with Oxfam America’s CHANGE Initiative on your campus. Oxfam America is an international…


  • Interested in marketing? work with SCIDpda!

    March 24, 2015

    Carlson Center

    The Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting, and developing the Seattle Chinatown International District. Through our design and resource center, IDEA Space, we work with neighborhood businesses to implement a retail strategy and marketing plan to attract new visitors and entrepreneurs to the CID.…


  • Volunteer at the 10th annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration!

    March 24, 2015

    Carlson Center

    El Centro de la Raza will hold its 10th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday, May 2nd at the Jefferson Community Center from 3:00-8:00pm. It will be a festive, family-friendly community event featuring food, live entertainment, and children's activities. Volunteer positions: Set-up (9:00am-2:00pm): Help us get ready for the celebration! Set up tables, chairs,…


  • Volunteer @ PROVAILS golf classic

    March 24, 2015

    Carlson Center

    Position title: Golf Classic Volunteer Name of organization: PROVAIL Website: provail.org Event Details: Monday May 4th 2015 Sahalee Golf and Country Club Volunteer Shift: 8:30am-4:30pm Golf Classic volunteer duties include: Registration/check-in for the tournament On-course support-- drink carts, hole-in-one tournament, putting contest Raffle Support Clean up Time commitment: 830am-430pm Skill requirements: Customer Service Interest in golf, auctions, and event…

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