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.


  • September 3, 2014

    Intern with the ACLU

    Carlson Center

    Intake Counselor internships are available in the legal department of the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington.Interns assist callers on the ACLU Intake and Referral Line and review and investigate complaints alleging violations of civil liberties and. Interns address a broad spectrum of issues, including free speech, student discipline, police practices, criminal law, and prison and jail conditions. Intake…

  • September 3, 2014

    Become the Service Learning Club Assistant @ University Family YMCA

    Carlson Center

    Eckstein Middle School  has launched  a service learning club that has an emphasis on  inspiring youth to learn about  and provide solutions to local issues. This position requires  providing program support to the  primary instructor during  club activities, providing recommendations for future activities and ensuring youth safety when on sight. Time commitment: 1 day a week…

  • September 3, 2014

    Help raise funds for kids!

    Carlson Center

    Every year, our local community comes together to raise money for kids to participate in Y programs. These are kids who otherwise would be unable to participate and Y programs are a lifeline for these families. We are looking for individuals who who are boldly passionate  and willing to ask others to contribute (financially) to…

  • September 3, 2014

    Fiddleheads Forest School Intern @ UW Botanic Gardens

    Carlson Center

    The Fiddlehead Forest School is a nature-based preschool at the UW Botanic Gardens. In September 2013 we opened to our first two classes of preschoolers. Our program is rooted in nature and exists almost entirely outdoors at the Washington Park Arboretum, our 230-acre classroom comprised of forests, wetlands and meadows.  Our goal is to support…

  • September 3, 2014

    Cedar River Salmon Journey Intern

    Carlson Center

    The Cedar River Salmon Journey (CRSJ) provides opportunities for over 10,000 annual visitors to learn about Cedar River salmon, watershed health, and the everyday actions we can all take to help salmon thrive. Volunteer naturalists provide interpretative programs at salmon viewing locations along the Cedar River in October, as well as at other locations throughout…

  • September 3, 2014

    Seeking a Habitat Restoration Intern

    Carlson Center

    The Volunteer Habitat Restoration Program (VHR) engages youth and adult volunteers in hands-on restoration activities. Volunteer activities include the removal of invasive species and weed suppression, planting of native plants, watering, weeding, mulching, and monitoring. The VHR internship focuses on learning and understanding the habitat restoration process and assisting with volunteer events, including volunteer management…

  • September 3, 2014

    Volunteer at Seattle Tilth's Harvest Fair

    Carlson Center

    It's time again for Seattle Tilth's Harvest Fair!  This festive community event includes hands-on demos, cooking, vendors, farmers, music, livestock, and more. It's happening Saturday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Meridian Park, behind the Good Shepherd Center -- get directions. Volunteer positions are posted and we would love your help this year. Volunteers help…

  • September 3, 2014

    Marketing Intership @ Bellevue Arts Museum

    Carlson Center

    Bellevue Arts Museum is seeking a Marketing & PR Intern to help strengthen the Museum’s visibility and brand. The successful candidate will gain professional writing samples, social media management experience, and other valuable skills to further his/her career. Job Responsibilities: Assist in strengthening BAM’s social media presence. Help develop and write copy for newsletters, press…

  • September 3, 2014

    Install solar panels in Costa Rica

    Carlson Center

    Green Life Volunteers is recruiting Solar Power Participants for a workshop/ course in Costa Rica. The course starts March 2015 and goes for 2 weeks (shorter periods may be possible - just ask us). We are going to install Solar Panels on public buildings in a small rural community in Costa Rica. An ideal volunteer…

  • September 3, 2014

    Teach English in Costa Rica

    Carlson Center

    Would you like to work with children and adults and make a positive contribution to their future? Then you should volunteer on our teaching English project! As a volunteer on this project you will teach kids in a school, help teachers to teach kids, and teach adults on weekends and evenings. We ask you to…

  • August 29, 2014

    Adventurous Service Opportunities with Bike & Build

    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…

  • August 29, 2014

    Holiday Art Sale Assistant

    Carlson Center

    Pratt Fine Arts Center seeks a resourceful and motivated candidate to assist with its 2014 Holiday Art Sale (HAS). Working closely with Pratt’s Community Events Manager, the Holiday Art Sale Assistant will gain valuable experience in special event production, exhibition design and logistics, artist relations, project management and data management. A $1000 stipend is available…

  • August 29, 2014

    Communications Internship at Global Peace Foundation

    Carlson Center

    Global Peace Education aims to transform education so that it is relevant in today's world.  We work with educators and changemakers around the world, at the grassroots, national, and global levels, to ensure that students graduate ready to succeed in all aspects of life and in the twenty-first century economy. Working virtually with small, international…

  • August 29, 2014

    Intern with the Entrepreneurship Program at Global Peace Foundation

    Carlson Center

    Global Peace Education aims to transform education so that it is relevant in today's world.  We work with educators and changemakers around the world, at the grassroots, national, and global levels, to ensure that students graduate ready to succeed in all aspects of life and in the twenty-first century economy. The International Youth Entrepreneurship Program Development…

  • August 29, 2014

    Intern at Global Peace Foundation

    Carlson Center

    Global Peace Education aims to transform education so that it is relevant in today's world.  We work with educators and changemakers around the world, at the grassroots, national, and global levels, to ensure that students graduate ready to succeed in all aspects of life and in the twenty-first century economy. The International Education Program Development…

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