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Public service opportunities bulletin

Thanks for visiting our Public Service Opportunity Bulletin where we post 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.

You can also search for other short- or long-term volunteer opportunities on these websites:

https://www.uwkc.org/volunteer/

https://www.nationalservice.gov/serve/search



  • 2018 Climate Resilience Summit!

    December 1, 2017

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    Sustainable Seattle will be convening the 3rd in a series of conferences under the banner of our Pacific Northwest Resilience Challenge in January-the 2018 Climate Resilience Summit. The movement to build our climate resilience has powerful implications for the future of our region – from how we deal with the increasing threats of climate disruption…


  • Public service / Internship Opportunity: Habitat Restoration and Land Management

    November 22, 2017

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    Position title: Habitat Restoration and Land Management Intern Name of organization: Nisqually Land Trust Website: http://nisquallylandtrust.org/ Position description: Founded in 1989, the Nisqually Land Trust acquires and manages critical lands to permanently benefit the water, wildlife and people of the Nisqually River Watershed. Today, we protect and steward over 5,800 acres between the park and…


  • Job posting: Social Justice Fund NW Project Manager (Temporary, FT)

    November 20, 2017

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    Social Justice Fund NW is a member-funded foundation that supports the creation of a just society through fundraising, grantmaking, and member involvement. The foundation provides essential resources to organizations in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming to strengthen grassroots efforts in the broad-based movement for progressive, systemic social change. Employment Type: Full-Time Staff, Exempt Salary: $50,000…


  • Public service opportunity: Looking for Santa's Little Helpers

    November 17, 2017

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    Name of organization: El Centro de La Raza Website: elcentrodelaraza.org Position description: Join the Christmas Tree Sales Team: Nov 24th, 2017- Dec 20th, 2017 The Christmas Tree Sale begins November 24th through Wednesday, December 20th 2017. El Centro de la Raza will be selling Christmas trees as an important fundraiser for our 49 programs and…


  • Public service opportunity: Support early learners in a preschool setting

    November 13, 2017

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    Name of organization: Neighborhood House Website: www.nhwa.org Position description: We are seeking volunteers to provide preschool classroom support at our preschools in south Seattle and West Seattle. Volunteers in this role assist teaching staff, help supervise students during activities, work individually with students who may need extra support and have fun building relationships with the…


  • Public service opportunity: Volunteer Recruitment/Coordinator

    November 13, 2017

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    Position title: Volunteer Recruitment/Coordinator Name of organization: Atlas Assistance Dogs Website: https://www.atlasdog.org Position description: This is an opportunity to find and onboard volunteers to help build a new non-profit, Atlas Assistance Dogs. The Volunteer Recruiter will: - Work with members of the board to assess volunteer needs and prioritize volunteer positions - Write position descriptions -…


  • Public service opportunity: APALA Seattle Paid Internship

    November 13, 2017

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    Position title: Membership Engagement Coordinator The APALA Seattle Membership Engagement Internship is an intensive program that seeks highly-motivated and dedicated individuals eager to engage in current AAPI and labor movements and the promotion of social justice for AAPI communities. We are organizing to engage our membership through educational meetings. APALA’s national and local networks provide…


  • Public service opportunity: Seattle Community Farm

    November 8, 2017

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    Want to spend a day outside volunteering with an awesome group of community members? Come help us prepare the Seattle Community Farm for winter. We’ll be weeding and prepping garden beds to ensure they are ready to grow nutritious food next spring. With your help, our community will continue to have an active and vibrant…


  • Public service opportunity: Story Time Thursdays (several locations)

    November 8, 2017

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    Position title: Join us for Story Time Thursdays (several locations) Name of organization: Neighborhood House Website: www.nhwa.org Position description: If you enjoy working with children and are passionate about reading, then this opportunity is for you! On Thursday, 11/30 Neighborhood House preschools will host Story Time Thursdays, an event that invites community members into the classrooms…


  • Omprakash Grants for volunteers & Interns - Applications Open!

    November 8, 2017

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    Looking for support to volunteer or intern abroad? Omprakash Ethical Global Engagement Grants support travel, living, and EdGE tuition expenses for exceptional candidates. Recipients join our EdGE online learning community and volunteer or intern abroad for 3+ months with our international Partner organizations.


  • Public service opportunity: HOPE Youth Showcase

    November 3, 2017

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    Position title: HOPE Youth Showcase Name of organization: Neighborhood House Website: www.nhwa.org Position description: The HOPE Youth Showcase is an educational event that gathers youth and community members to speak on prevention issues. Volunteers are needed to provide event support. Tasks will include: event set up/clean up, registration table and outreach table assistance. This is a…


  • Public service opportunity: SE Seattle Community Discussion

    November 3, 2017

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    Position title: SE Seattle Community Discussion Name of organization: Neighborhood House Website: www.nhwa.org Position description: The "SE Seattle Greater Than" community discussion is an event that will gather youth and community members for a forum and group discussion on prevention issues. We're expecting around 200 people present and are seeking volunteer support to make the event…


  • Public service opportunity: After school youth homework help (West Seattle

    November 3, 2017

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    Position title: After school Youth Homework Help (West Seattle) Name of organization: Neighborhood House Website: www.nhwa.org Position description: The Homework Help program at Neighborhood House provides an opportunity for students to receive support with school assignments and other academic skills. This program is offered every Monday from 3:00-6:00pm. The time is split into three 45-minute sessions…


  • Public service opportunity: Help Students Achieve Academic Success (Auburn)

    November 3, 2017

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    Position title: Help students achieve academic success! (Auburn) Name of organization: Neighborhood House Website: www.nhwa.org Position description: The Neighborhood House after school tutoring program provides homework assistance and academic skill-building to ensure students are, not only completing homework effectively, but are also learning concepts and skills. Volunteers work directly with the students aged K-12th grade, offering…


  • Public service opportunity: Provide assistance in a toddler classroom

    November 3, 2017

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    Position title: Provide assistance in a toddler classroom Name of organization: Neighborhood House Website: www.nhwa.org Position description: We are seeking volunteers who are interested in working with toddlers (12 months- 3 years) in our early Head Start classrooms. In addition to being adorable, these young learners are enthusiastic about engaging in a variety of activities. By…

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