Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

February 17, 2015

Study abroad and serve!

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): CHID Viet Nam: Building for Peace in the Wake of War (Engaged community Learning): Fall 2015: Disability Studies South Africa: Disability and Rehabilitation in

December 5, 2014

Advocate for Literacy!

Position title: Literacy Tutor Name of organization: Reading Partners Website: 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

Help feed kids this Summer with AmeriCorps VISTA!

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

November 18, 2014

Friends of the Children needs your help!

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

November 17, 2014

Support homeless and at-risk youth by working with PSKS

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!

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!

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

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

Intern with the Seattle City Council

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?

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.

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