Service Opportunities

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Winter-Spring 2019

High School Lead Intern w/ UW Dream Project

Application Deadline: January 20
Apply here.
The University of Washington Dream Project’s High School Lead (HSL) internships offer passionate UW undergraduate students hands-on opportunities in education to engage in community-based learning. As a paid internship, students are provided the option to learn, gain opportunities contributing in public high schools, and reflect on their experiences. High School Leads (HSLs) will commit an average of 8 work hours per week. This time will be spent in the community supporting undergraduate mentors and engaging mentees, in The Dream Project Center supporting mentors outside of the classroom, and in professional development sessions. To enable HSL Interns to fully commit 8 hours per week to the program, interns will receive a $750 stipend per quarter, totaling $2250 for the entire term.

Count Us In Volunteers 

Program Date: January 25, 2am-6am
Applications open.

All Home is now seeking volunteers for Count Us In 2019, an annual Point in Time (PIT) Count of people experiencing homelessness. Volunteers will be asked to work in teams of 2-4 to conduct a visual count of individuals experiencing homelessness across King County. Teams are comprised of community volunteers and expert guides (individuals currently/previously experiencing homelessness), who will walk/drive all over their assigned routes.

Student Advocate for Powerful Voices

Application Deadline: February 8th, 5pm
Powerful Voices is hiring a full-time Student Advocate to work closely with the lead Student Advocate. This position is responsible for ensuring that advocacy is available and delivered to girls* of color. Young people either request support or are referred by an adult. Student Advocates aim to help young folx improve school success; increase involvement in positive activities; increase employability skills; and build healthy relationships. This student advocacy program works to interrupt the school to prison pipeline, that disproportionately affects girls* of color.
For more information on position responsibilities and qualifications click here.

Girls on the Run Coach

Program Dates: March-May
Applications open.

Coaches work together in a group of 2-3 to facilitate an easy-to-follow curriculum, receive training and supplies, support from GOTR staff prior and during the season, and more. Coaches can be male or female and do not have to be runners. This is a great opportunity for college students to receive internship credit, earn volunteer hours and develop leadership/coaching experience in a fun, inclusive and supportive environment.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance 

Program Dates: January-April
Applications open.

Volunteer for United Way of Snohomish County’s Free Tax Preparation Program to receive free Advanced IRS Tax certification training, customer service experience with low-income citizens in Snohomish County, and free work experience preparing actual tax returns.

uw-logo.jpgCheck out the Public Service Opportunity Bulletin (maintained by the Carlson Center at UW Seattle) for a current list of volunteer, internship, and job postings!

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Need some help? Schedule a meeting to chat with a CBLR staff member about your interests, availability, and goals by emailing us at uwbcblr@uw.edu.