Community volunteering

These remote and in-person engagement opportunities are offered by community-based organizations in the Seattle-metro area. We trust each individual to assess their risk factors and availability for in-person volunteer roles, and to navigate these listings accordingly. Our team is happy to support you with an advising conversation if you have questions about engaging — just email us at engage@uw.edu or book an appointment to set up a time to chat!

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Northshore Senior Center Volunteer

Northshore Senior Center

Support the Northshore Senior Center Food Pantry.

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Young Adult Koach (Y.A.K.)

Shoreline Sports Foundation

Provide relational, leadership, and administrative support to the SSF Student Leadership Program.

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TeleHealth Access for Seniors Volunteer

TeleHealth Access for Seniors, Inc.

Provide elderly and low-income patients with smart devices, educational resources, and virtual technical support so they can connect with their healthcare providers and loved ones.

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Help shrink the digital divide for older adults

Pike Market Senior Center

We are looking for volunteers who will assist in offering education, training, and devices to connect older adults during the pandemic.

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Remote Tutor/Mentor

Horn of Africa Services

As a volunteer with HOAS, you will have the opportunity to tutor, mentor students, become a role model, and teach good study habits.

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Community Garden Extern

P-Patch Community Gardening Program, City of Seattle Dept of Neighborhoods

As a Community Garden Extern, you will be matched with a P-Patch garden in need of extra assistance with maintaining their space, organizing volunteers, or building garden capacity.

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Food Bank Helper

North Helpline

We need your help. Right now we need more volunteers, like you, to help keep our neighbors healthy and fed.

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Family Tech Support Helpline Volunteer

Seattle Public Schools

Support SPS families seeking help with technology and remote learning resources during the COVID-19 school closures.

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Community Activist and Organizer

Idle No More Washington

We provide students a unique opportunity to learn firsthand about on-the-ground community organizing in Native communities, tribal sovereignty rights, Native-led organizing on local and global issues.