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 18, 2014

Help spruce up a toddler classroom for the New Year!

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 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

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

Americorp/VISTA Volunteer Manager Position

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: In 2014, Rainier Scholars began developing a comprehensive volunteer

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

Multiple opportunities with Helping Link!

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: 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

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

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