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High School Students!
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Associated Ministries (Tacoma)
Children's Museum of Tacoma (Tacoma)
Camp Fire (Seattle)
Denise Louie Education Center (Seattle)
Find An Hour (Tacoma)
Franke Tobey Jones (Tacoma)
Habitat for Humanity (Tacoma)
Humane Society (Tacoma)
Jubilee Women's Center (Seattle)
Kin On (Seattle)
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center (Seattle)
Log House Museum (Seattle)
Metro Parks Tacoma (Tacoma)
Northwest Harvest (Tacoma)
Northwest Spay & Neuter Center (Tacoma)
Orphans Africa (Tacoma)
Outdoors For All (Seattle)
Pacific Science Center (Seattle)
Prison Pet Partnership (Tacoma)
Puget Creek Restoration Society (Tacoma)
Puget Sound Blood Center (Federal Way/Tacoma)
Real Change (Seattle)
Seattle Aquarium (Seattle)
Seattle Art Museum (Seattle)
Seattle Children's (Seattle)
Seattle Metaphysical Library (Seattle)
Society of St. Vincent de Paul (Seattle)
Solid Ground (Seattle)
St. Leo Food Connection (Tacoma)
Tacoma Art Museum (Tacoma)
Tacoma Public Library (Tacoma)
Tacoma Youth Marine Center (Tacoma)
Teen Link (Seattle)
The Ballard NW Senior Center (Seattle)
The Food Bank @ St. Mary’s (Seattle)
The Museum of Flight (Seattle)
Treehouse (Seattle)
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Find An Hour is a volunteer organization for high school students who want to tutor or mentor younger children. 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. One hour per week
2. Understanding of Math and English

LOCATIONS:
Various Tacoma and surrounding areas.

CONTACT:
Email: info@findanhour.org
Phone: 253-242-3463
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Franke Tobey Jones is a retirement home. Their volunteer program is meant to enrich the resident's quality of life by providing excellent volunteers. 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. At least one hour per week
2. Attend 1 hour orientation- they train in the department they volunteer in

LOCATION:
5340 North Bristol
Tacoma, Wa 98407
Franke Tobey Jones is adjacent to Pt. Defiance Park in North Tacoma.

CONTACT:
Phone: 253-756-6327

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more detailed descriptions of volunteer opportunities at Franke Tobey Jones, please click on the link below. 
The volunteer service in the greatest need right now is the activities department that runs from 3pm-4pm every day.

Please email or call Terri Vickery (volunteer coordinator) for more information. 
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The Tacoma Art Museum is an art museum located in Downtown Tacoma. Their goal is to create a dynamic museum that engages, inspires, and builds community through art. 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Two shifts per month, each at least 3.5 to 5 hours
2. Commit to one full year of service
3. Requirements varied depending on what opportunity chosen

LOCATION:
1701 Pacific Avenue 
Tacoma, Wa 98402
The Tacoma Art Museum is located in Downtown Tacoma. 

CONTACT:
Email: volunteer@tacomaartmuseum.org
Phone: 253-272-4258
Website: http://www.tacomaartmuseum.org/

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For detailed information about volunteer opportunities at the Tacoma Art Museum, please click on the link below. 
http://www.tacomaartmuseum.org/Page.aspx?hid=85
The volunteer services in the greatest needs right now are being a Visitor Services Greeter, and being an Open Art Studio Attendant. Read more about it on the link above.

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Associated Ministries is an organization that unites people of faith to build stronger communities. 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be 15 years old or older

LOCATION:
Hunger Walk October 7, 2012 Fort Steilacoom park, Lakewood.  

CONTACT:
Email: heidic@associatedministries.org
Phone: 253-426-1517 Call in August or early September to get on the list to volunteer.
Website: www.associatedministries.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The Hunger Walk is coming up on October 7th! Click on associatedministries.org for more details.

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The mission of the Humane Society is to advance the welfare of animals and promote positive relationships between animals and people.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be 16 years of age or older
2. Required to attend a general orientation (held 6 times a year, schedule on website) and complete secondary training
3. Commit to a minimum of six hours a month

LOCATION:
2608 Center Street, 
Tacoma, Wa 98409 

CONTACT:
Email: aubreyc@thehumanesociety.org
Phone: 253-284-5832
Website: http://www.thehumanesociety.org/ 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on what type of jobs are offered at the Humane Society, please go to the link below. 
http://www.thehumanesociety.org/get-involved/volunteer/
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Northwest Harvest's mission is to provide nutritious food to hungry people statewide in a manner that respects their dignity, while fighting to eliminate hunger.
Volunteers helps Northwest Harvest by packing bulk food into family-sized portions as well as assisting clients who come into our food bank. In addition, volunteers also help at special events, collecting food and financial donations and sharing information about Northwest Harvest.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Any volunteers 15 or younger must bring an adult to work with them.
Volunteers 16-17 can volunteer independently with a signed parental consent form.
2. Check Northwest Harvest's website for more details on specific volunteer opportunities!
 
LOCATIONS:
Seattle: Cherry Street Food Bank, 711 Cherry Street
Kent: Kent Warehouse, 22220 68th Avenue S
Special Events: Various locations in King County
 
CONTACT:
Phone: 206-923-7453
Email: volunteer@northwestharvest.org
Website: www.northwestharvest.org/ 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
1. Volunteer shifts must be scheduled in advance. Please do not just drop in.
2. Northwest Harvest cannot accept volunteers in need of court-related community service.

 For more information on volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below.
www.northwestharvest.org/Volunteer/Opportunities

Another great opportunity:
Host A Food Drive: Organize a food drive at school, church, work or with family and friends! A great opportunity to have fun while feeding those in need - you can create a theme, or have a party and incorporate a food drive into it. Northwest Harvest will provide everything you need to get started, and in many cases, Northwest Harvest can come and pick up the food once your collection is over!
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The mission of the Tacoma Youth Marine Center to provide an opportunity for all youth of Tacoma/Pierce County to experience quality maritime skills training that also teaches solid values, effective leadership and teamwork, and concern of the environment.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be 14 years old or older (or 13 if they have completed 8th grade)
2. Attend a general orientation and any other training sessions required for your position
3. Establish a regular schedule 
4. Successfully pass a criminal background check

LOCATION:
820 East D Street
Tacoma, WA 98424

CONTACT:
Email: trogers@youthmarinefoundation.org
Phone: 253-572-2666      
Website: http://www.youthmarinefoundation.org/ 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on the volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below.
http://www.youthmarinefoundation.org/volunteer.htm 
The Tacoma Youth Marine Center does not accept court-appointed volunteers.
For more information on becoming a Sea Scout, go to the link below.
http://www.charlesncurtis.com/ 
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Orphans Africa (OA) is dedicated to the education of orphans and the empowerment of widows in Africa. 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. High school or older
2. Must be able to "wear many hats," aka be willing to do many different things

LOCATION:
2610 N. 8th Street,
Tacoma WA 98406 (2nd floor)
 
CONTACT:
Email: info@orphansafrica.org
Phone: 253-549-0089   
Website: http://orphansafrica.org/
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below.
http://orphansafrica.org/get-involved/volunteer-locally/

If you wish to go to Tanzania, a minimum age of 20 if unaccompanied.  If a parent goes with you the minimum age is 8.
For more information on going to Tanzania, please go to the link below.
http://orphansafrica.org/faq/
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Puget Creek/Gulch is a 66-acre natural area in Tacoma's North End. One of only three salmon-bearing streams within the city limits. Now you have an opportunity to join in the ongoing restoration of this stream. Progress is already apparent. Coho salmon returned in autumn of 2000 and 2002 and again in 2003, with chum salmon also. Puget Creek Restoration Society represents a team effort of a wide variety of concerned citizens involved in the restoration, protection and enhancement of the Puget Creek/ Puget Gulch area of North Tacoma. Stop by and visit Puget Creek!

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Internships are offered for ages 15-21
2. All ages are welcome

LOCATION:
Puget Creek Restoration Society
702 Broadway, Suite 101
Tacoma, WA  98402

CONTACT
Email: pugetcreek@yahoo.com
Phone: 253-779-8890      
Website: http://pugetcreek.org/ 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Second Saturday Events-
Join them on one of their Second Saturday monthly events that start at 9:00 AM and end at 12:00 noon. Or schedule another time to participate in restoration work or other endeavor associated with the Puget Creek Restoration Society by contacting Scott Hansen at the contact information above.

Puget Creek has opportunities doing field work, such as planting, removal of invasive species, and other habitat restoration activities.

Puget Creek also offers internship programs for ages 15-21
They are offering internships (non-paid) to high school, college students and adults in the fields of stream/habitat studies, volunteer coordination, GIS (with prior knowledge of GIS), office management and other fields of potential interest to students.

Puget Creek has research opportunities for those interested in areas that they are involved in.
For more information on volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below.
http://pugetcreek.org/volunteer.html
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The Children's Museum of Tacoma was established in 1985 by parents, teachers, and community leaders dedicated to creating unique resources for families in Tacoma and the South Puget Sound Region.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Complete Volunteer Application and Background Check form
2. Attend a scheduled meeting/orientation 

LOCATION: 
1501 Pacific Ave, Suite 202
Tacoma, WA 98402

CONTACT:
Email: jmcdonald@playtacoma.org
Phone: 253-627-6031 x231
Website: http://www.playtacoma.org/

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below. 
http://www.playtacoma.org/volunteer
 

To receive a volunteer application and detailed volunteer opportunities, please contact Jen McDonald at 253-627-6031 x231 or jmcdonald@playtacoma.org  for more information.
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The mission of the Seattle Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the marine environment. 

High School Volunteers are educated on the marine environment. They then educate the public about The Seattle Aquarium's animals and conservation. Volunteers also help at special events and with special projects. Please note that high school volunteers are not involved with animal care at the Seattle Aquarium. 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Be a sophomore through senior in High School.
2. Attend an informational orientation where you’ll learn about the program and receive an application.  Please note that this is a competitive application process.
3. Commit to at least a school year (November through June) or summer (May through August) volunteer session, serving approximately 100 hours in total.  

LOCATION:
Seattle Aquarium
1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59
Seattle, WA 98101

CONTACT:
Email: aquateens@seattleaquarium.org 
Phone: 206-386-4300
Website: http://www.seattleaquarium.org/high-school-volunteer

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Being a High School Volunteer requires a minimum commitment of 100 hours of service.  The Seattle Aquarium do not have any short term volunteer opportunities at this time. 
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Seattle Children's serves as the primary pediatric referral center for the largest geographic area of any children's hospital in America.
Seattle Children's programs are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report magazine. They provide family-centered care, conduct leading-edge pediatric research and serve as an advocate for child health.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be 16 years or older
2. Please see website for more information

LOCATION:
4800 Sand Point Way 
Northeast  Seattle, WA 98105

CONTACT:
If students are interested in volunteering at the hospital the link is: http://www.seattlechildrens.org/ways-to-help/volunteer/ 

If students are interested in volunteering at events the contact is: guildassociation@seattlechildrens.org

If students are interested in a class or club project the contact is: nicole.mead@seattlechildrens.org

If students are interested in doing a senior project the contact is: katie.fath@seattlechildrens.org
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Pacific Science Center inspires a lifelong interest in science, math and technology by engaging diverse communities through interactive and innovative exhibits and programs.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Training necessary for selected job
2. Generally 16 years or older (depends on job)
3. Complete an application and background check
4. Refer to website for further information 

LOCATION:
200 Second Avenue North
Seattle, Wa 98109 

CONTACT:
Email: volunteers@pacsci.org
Phone: 206-443-2865
Website: http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/ 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below. 
http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/Get-Involved/volunteer
Volunteers also get great benefits including:
- IMAX and Laser Show passes.
- Free Parking and Metro bus coupons.
- Beverages at their Café
- Discounts at their Gift Store
- Credit for high school community service requirements
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Prison Pet Partnership enriches the lives of inmates, homeless animals and the community through the human-animal bond.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Organize a car wash, canned dog/cat food drive, or any type of fundraiser

LOCATION:
Place where fundraiser was organized.

CONTACT:
Email: info@prisonpetpartnership.org
Phone: 253-858-4240
Website: http://www.prisonpetpartnership.org/ 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Prison Pet Partnership's program can only take volunteers over 18 to work in the facility. Volunteers under 18 can organize some sort of fundraiser and Prison Pet Partnership would be more than happy to bring their service dogs-in-training to any type of fundraiser that was organized by students for PPP.

Please note that 18 year olds who need senior projects or something similar to that for school are still not being accepted as a volunteer at this time.
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Little Bit's mission is to improve their clients' bodies, minds, and spirits through their programs, and to be an inspiration and educational resource to the therapeutic riding profession, both regionally and nationally.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be at least 14 years of age to work with horses and riders. Under 14 year olds may be able to perform other tasks such as office support and cleaning saddles. 
2. Attend a General Orientation; Further training may be necessary depending on position
3. Commit to at least one 2-hour shift per week for a 6 month session; short-term opportunities may be available

LOCATION: 
18675 NE 106th St.
Redmond, WA 98052

CONTACT:
Email: volunteers@littlebit.org
Phone: 425-882-1554
Website: www.littlebit.org/ 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below. 
www.littlebit.org/volunteers
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Metro Parks Tacoma is an independent government agency creating healthy opportunities to play, learn, and grow since 1907.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Minimum age of Middle School and/or 14
2. Requirements vary depending on job

LOCATIONS:
Various Tacoma locations depending on job.

CONTACT:
Email: sangkrosl@tacomaparks.com
Phone: 253-640-3531      
Website: http://metroparkstacoma.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on what type of jobs are offered please go to http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/volunteer/.
Specialized Recreation Volunteer
Teen LEAP/Sherpas
The Tacoma Nature Center 
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The Tacoma Public Library serves the citizens of Tacoma with helpful staff and library materials at eight library locations.


REQUIREMENTS:
1. Be 16 or older
2. Pass a background check
3. Fill out application 

LOCATION:
1102 Tacoma Ave. South
Tacoma, Washington 98402

CONTACT:
Email: info@tacomapubliclibrary.org
Phone: 253-292-2001
Website: http://tacomapubliclibrary.org/ 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below.
http://tacomapubliclibrary.org/Page.aspx?nid=203 

The volunteer service in greatest need right now are Summer Reading Clubs. The run from June-August.

Applications can sometimes take 2-3 weeks to be processed.
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The Seattle Art Museum is an art museum located in Seattle. The museum’s vision is to connect art to life. The mission is to provide a welcoming place for people to connect with art and to consider its relationship in their lives. SAM is a member of the Washington Art Consortium, an educational cooperative of seven art museums in Washington State with common goals to promote the understanding and appreciation of art.
Please note that most SAM volunteer opportunities are for applicants 18 and older, but there is a program where teens can participate and that is by joining the Teen Advisory Group. TAG meets weekly January- June and plans activities for teen audiences at the museum. 

REQUIREMENTS FOR TAG:
1. Be in High School
2. Fill out TAG application, available in November at http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/Community/teen/teen.asp#TAG 

LOCATION:
1300 First Avenue  
Seattle, WA 98101

CONTACT:
Email: communityprograms@seattleartmuseum.org
Phone: 206-625-8900
Website: http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/ 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on teen volunteer opportunities, please click on the link below:
http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/Community/teen/teen.asp#TAG 
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The Seattle Metaphysical Library has been gathering books about esoteric, unusual and unconventional topics for over fifty years. They have over 14,000 books that you won't find in your public library - books about UFOS, psychic abilities, energy work, yoga and chakra work, government conspiracies and secret societies, astrology - all kinds of interesting topics to learn more about yourself and the world around. The Seattle Metaphysical library is a community-supported organization, run entirely by volunteers and donations. If you are interested in this material, and want to meet people who won't roll their eyes when you bring it up, consider volunteering at the SML!


REQUIREMENTS: 
1. Fill out application

LOCATION:
2220 NW Market St., L-05
Ballard, WA 98107
 
CONTACT:
Email: Volunteer@SeattleMetaphysicalLibrary.org
Phone: 206-329-1794      
Website: seattlemetaphysicallibrary.org/
  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below.
www.seattlemetaphysicallibrary.org/volunteer.html

The level of complexity and responsibility of the opportunity is dependent upon your interest and conduct.
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Kin On’s mission is to support the elderly and adults in the greater Seattle Asian community by offering a comprehensive range of health, social and educational services sensitive to their cultural, linguistic and dietary needs.

REQUIREMENTS: 
1. Fill out application (available in the Kin On website) and background check form, then return to Kin On
2. Volunteers below the age of 18, application must be co-signed by parent/guardian

LOCATION:
4416 S. Brandon Street
Seattle, WA 98118

CONTACT:
Email: rcheung@kinon.org
Phone: 206-721-3630
Website: http://www.kinon.org/

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please click on the link below: 
http://kinon.org/index.php/kinon/howToHelp/volunteer

Kin On also has internship opportunities which are perfect for students (high school or college) who would like to gain work experience and community service hours/credits.
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Solid Ground works to end poverty and undo racism and other oppressions that are root causes of poverty. Solid Ground is committed to working with compassion, integrity, accountability, creativity and an anti-oppression approach to end homelessness, hunger, inequality and other barriers to social justice.

REQUIREMENTS: 
1. Complete an application 
2. Background Check
3. Age requirement depends on volunteer position
 
LOCATION:
1501 North 45th Street 
Seattle, WA 98103-6708

CONTACT:
Email: volunteers@solid-ground.org 
Phone: 206-694-6825
Website: www.solid-ground.org/

ADDTIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please click on the link below: 
www.solid-ground.org/GetInvolved/Volunteer/
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Outdoors For All's mission is to enrich the quality of life for children and adults with disability through outdoor recreation. Outdoors for all works with children and adults with disabilities through outdoor recreation activities like: snowboarding, skiing, rock climbing, kayaking, cycling, white-water rafting, water skiing, camping, hiking, day camps and more. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:
1. 13-15 years old for Winter Cadet and Junior Camp Counselor Programs
2. 16 years or older for other volunteer opportunities  
 
LOCATIONS:
Various locations in Seattle.
 
CONTACT:
Email: volunteer@outdoorsforall.org 
Phone: 206-838-6030
Website: www.outdoorsforall.org/

ADDTIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information on volunteer opportunities, please go to the link below. 
www.outdoorsforall.org/volunteer
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Real Change exists to provide opportunity and a voice for low-income and homeless people while taking action for economic justice.


REQUIREMENTS: 
1. Age minimum of 16 years old (18 y/o for some direct-service positions) 
2. Email volunteer manager

LOCATION:
96 S Main St.
Seattle, WA 98104

CONTACT:
Email: volunteer@realchangenews.org 
Phone: 206-441-3247 ext. 212
Website: www.realchangenews.org/
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please click on the link below: www.realchangenews.org/index.php/site/about/volunteer

Many of Real Change's volunteer roles are on an as-needed basis, rather than a set schedule (ie, 2 hours every Monday). For volunteer roles that contribute to the newspaper, volunteers are required to have experience working or volunteering for a professional newspaper in the past.
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Denise Louie Education Center promotes school and life readiness by providing multi-cultural early learning services to children and families, especially those who need our services the most.
They will respect and preserve each child and family's individuality, cultural heritage and home language. They will promote personal and social responsibility with integrity and love in an environment defined by social justice and peace.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Typically 16 or older depending on volunteer opportunity 
2. Please visit this link for more details on requirements.

LOCATIONS:
Admin Office:
606 Maynard Ave S. #101
Seattle, WA 98104

Beacon Hill 
3327 Beacon Avenue S. Seattle, WA 98144

International District
801 S. Lane St. Seattle, WA 98104

Rainier Beach
9061 Seward Park Ave. S, #16 Seattle, WA 98118

EHS 
5333 15th Avenue S. Seattle, WA 98108

CONTACT:
Email: volunteer@deniselouie.org
Phone: 206-973-1810 x7
Website: http://www.deniselouie.org/
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please click on the link below. 
http://www.deniselouie.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22&Itemid=27 
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Ballard Northwest Senior Center’s Mission is to promote the emotional, social and physical well-being of older adults. The center is a place “Where Friends Meet Friends.”

REQUIREMENTS: 
1. Fill out application 
2. Pass a background check

LOCATION:
5429 32nd NW
Seattle, WA 98107
 
CONTACT:
Email: terryh@seniorservices.org
Phone: 206-297-0403
Website: http://www.ballardseniorcenter.org/
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please click on the link below. 
http://www.ballardseniorcenter.org/SupportUs/Volunteer.aspx
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The Log House Museum is an museum located in Seattle, Washington and run by the Southwest Seattle Historical Society. The Log House Museum is a place to discover and celebrate the history of the Duwamish Peninsula and the Birthplace of Seattle. The mission of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society is to promote heritage within their local community through education, preservation and advocacy.

REQUIREMENTS: 
1. 15 or older

LOCATION:
3003 61st Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98116

CONTACT:
Email: loghousemuseum@comcast.net
Phone: 206-938-5293
Website: http://www.loghousemuseum.info/

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please click on the link below. 
http://www.loghousemuseum.info/get-involved/volunteer/
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Inspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic volunteer organization, leads individuals to join together to offer person-to-person service to the poor and the suffering. And in doing this work, we all enrich our lives spiritually. Come join them in feeding the poor in our food bank or helping with the processing of donations at one of our five thrift stores. They need your help!

 
REQUIREMENTS: 
1. Complete an application at this link
2. Be 16 or 17 with a signed parent consent form

LOCATIONS:
Food Bank: 5972 4th Ave South
Thrift Stores:  North Seattle, Kenmore, Kent, Burien and Renton

CONTACT:
Email: volunteers@svdpseattle.org
Phone: 206-767-9975 ext. 1134
Website: www.svdpseattle.org
 
ADDTIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please click on the link below. 
http://www.svdpseattle.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer-opportunities/
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The Museum of Flight exists to acquire, preserve, and exhibit historically significant air and space artifacts which provide a foundation for scholarly research and lifelong learning programs that inspire an interest in and understanding of science, technology, and the humanities.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Two shifts per month, each at least 3.5 for 5 hours
2. Commit to one full school year or summer
3. Must be 15 years or older

LOCATION:
9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle, WA  98108 

CONTACT:
Email: volunteers@museumofflight.org
Phone: 206-768-7179
Website: http://www.museumofflight.org/ 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please click on the link below. 
http://www.museumofflight.org/jobs/volunteer 
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The St. Leo Food Connection is a program of St. Leo Catholic Parish and has been fighting hunger in Pierce County for almost 30 years. The goal of both the St. Leo Food Bank and the Springbrook Mobile Food Bank is to provide our clients with enough food for three meals per day for three days for everyone in their household. Clients can come to either food bank once a week throughout the year.  Their Backpack Program provides two days worth of food every Friday throughout the school year to 470 Tacoma and Clover Park students who are at-risk of hunger over the weekend.  Their Summer Meals program provides lunch and a snack to more than 700 Pierce County children on weekdays throughout the summer.


REQUIREMENTS:
1. High school or older
2. Requirements vary by job

LOCATIONS:
Various Tacoma areas and surroundings.

CONTACT:
Email: keving@foodconnection.org
Phone: 253-383-5048
Website: http://www.foodconnection.org/
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information,  please go to the link below.
http://www.foodconnection.org/pages/volunteer.htm
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The Food Bank @ St. Mary’s mission is to support our community with hospitality, respect, and nutritious food.  We provide a Walk-In Food Bank and Home Delivery Program for those who need assistance with groceries.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be 16 in order to volunteer without an adult.
2. Those 15 and younger can volunteer with an adult.
3. Volunteers must meet with our Volunteer Coordinator and fill out a volunteer application in order to get started.

LOCATION:
611 – 20th Ave S, Seattle, WA  98144
 
CONTACT: Tina Kimbrell
Email: tina@thefbsm.org
Phone: 206-324-7100 x23
Website: http://www.thefbsm.org
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
They have volunteer opportunities Monday-Saturday. Walk-In Food Bank volunteer hours are Tues, Thurs, and Sat from 9:30-1:30 or 11am-2:30. Warehouse hours are Mon, Wed, and Fri from 9am-1pm or 10am-2pm.
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Young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are. In Camp Fire, it begins now. Light the fire within.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
1. Pass a background check
2. 8th grade +
 
LOCATIONS:
Various locations across Central Puget Sound
 
CONTACT: Kerrie Sampelayo
Email: kerries@campfireseattle.org
Phone: 206-826-8941
Website: http://campfireseattle.org/ 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Camp Fire offers volunteer opportunities year round. Click on the link below for more details:
http://www.campfire-usa.org/TeenPrograms.html
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Jubilee's mission is to support women experiencing poverty to build stable and fulfilling futures, one extraordinary woman at a time.

REQUIREMENTS: 
1. Highschool or older 

LOCATION:
620 18th Ave East
Seattle, WA 98112

CONTACT: Volunteer Coordinator
Email: info@jwcenter.org
Phone: 206-957-5512
Website: jwcenter.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please go to the link below.
http://www.jwcenter.org/index.php/how-you-can-help/volunteer-opportunities
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“With God’s grace and the cooperation of people from all walks of like Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity partners with families in need to build and own simple, decent, affordable homes in safe communities.”
 
REQUIREMENTS:
1. All volunteers must be 16 or older
2. All volunteers must attend a new volunteer orientation (held on the 1st Saturday – 9:30am and 3rd Thursday – 6pm of every month)
 
LOCATIONS: 
Office & Store –
Tacoma, WA 98409 and multiple build sites around Pierce County
 
CONTACT: Jason Gauthier, Director of Volunteer Services
Email: volunteer@tpc-habitat.org
Phone: 253-627-5626
Website: www.tpc-habitat.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please go to the link below: 

http://www.tpc-habitat.org/what_you_can_do/volunteer/
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The mission of Treehouse is to give foster kids a childhood and a future. Our education goal is for foster kids in King county to graduate at the same rate as their peers with a plan for their future by 2017.

REQUIREMENTS: 
1. Must be at least 15 years old to volunteer independently (younger kids can volunteer with an adult accompanying them).

LOCATION:
2100 24th Ave South,
Seattle, WA 98144

CONTACT: Alexa Vanselow, Volunteer Coordinator
Email: alexa@treehouseforkids.org
Phone: 206-267-5117
Website: www.treehouseforkids.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
See “Get Involved” page of the website for specific opportunities and available positions or go to the link below: 
http://www.treehouseforkids.org/get-involved/
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Puget Sound Blood Center is an independent, community-based nonprofit organization with a tradition blending volunteerism, medical science and research to advance transfusion medicine and improve patient care.

REQUIREMENTS: (To become a donor monitor)
1.Training with Volunteer Coordinator (@ 1-1.5 hrs);  
2. Shadowing a shift with an active Donor Monitor (2 hrs)
 
LOCATIONS:
Office-1414 So. 324th St,
Ste. B101, Federal Way
(Drive locations vary)

CONTACT:  Cherie Sigrist, Volunteer Coordinator
Email: cheries@psbc.org
Phone: (253) 945-8669 Office / 206-304-4725 Cell
Website: psbc.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Donor Monitor volunteers are expected to work 1-2 shifts per month.  Shifts are 4-6 hours in length depending on the donation site.  We do have evening shifts beginning at 430pm and we also have weekend shifts.  Volunteers are matched with shifts that meet their schedule.
 
Responsibilities for donor monitor:  
*Interacting with blood donors after they have completed their blood donation
*Monitoring these donors for 10 minutes in the canteen before they leave
*Providing juice and cookies to the donors during their 10 minute stay
*Observing donors for any sign of an adverse reaction after the donation
*Alerting staff for assistance for any donor having an adverse reaction
*Rebooking donors for their next donation appointment
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Teen Link is a non-profit organization run out of the King County Crisis Clinic that works to provide education, emotional support and resources to teens ages 13-21.  Their mission is to help teens empower each other to seek support, get access to necessary services, and make healthy decisions based on their own lives and circumstances.

Teen Link Volunteer Positions
1. Outreach Worker (age 13-20)
Spread the word about teen link through social media and flyering, attending community events, and going to site visits at youth serving agencies.

2. Youth Suicide Speakers Bureau Educator (age 15+):
Work alongside staff to put on suicide prevention presentations in schools to educate students how to talk to their peers, friends, and loved ones about suicide and other difficult topics.

3. Phone Worker (age 15-20):
Answer the help-line and online chats from 6-10pm. They provide support to teens dealing with issues ranging from relationships to suicide.

5. Phone Room Supervisor Job Description: (21+)
Help to support phone workers. Supervisors are knowledgeable about teen issues, local teen related services, and often have experience working on help lines or in helper roles.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. The volunteers on the phones are all teenagers who are between the ages of 13-21.
2. Volunteers need to have an open mind and a desire to engage with their peers and community.
3. Volunteers who want to be on the phone go through an intensive phone worker training to gain skills and experience talking to callers about anything they need to talk about.

LOCATIONS:
North Seattle. To find out more about the specific location and how to get involved contact us at teenlink@crisisclinic.org.

CONTACT:
Email: teenlink@crisisclinic.org
Phone: 1(866) TeenLink or 1(866)833-6546.
Website: www.866teenlink.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Crisis Clinic
The Mission of the Crisis Clinic as a whole is to empower people to make positive life changes through connections between people and critical resources. Beyond Teen Link, the Clinic also offers a number of other services with which to help further this goal, including:
 *       24-Hour Crisis Line...866.4CRISIS(427.4747)
  Immediate help, emotional, support, and mental health referrals.

 *       King County 211...2-1-1 or 800.621.4636
  Information and referrals to community resources.

 *       WA Recovery Help Line...866.789.1511
  24-hour help for substance abuse, problem gambling, and mental health.

 *       Survivors of Suicide support groups
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Northwest Spay & Neuter Center's mission is to promote and provide affordable, high-quality spay and neuter services for
cats, dogs, and rabbits in an effort to stop the killing of animals due to overpopulation.

REQUIREMENTS: 
1. Currently, must be 18 years or older to volunteer at the clinic during operational hours.  Weekend and special events are available for 18 and under with a signed waiver from a parent or legal guardian.
2. Clinic volunteers must be able to pass a standard Washington State Patrol Background Check
3. Minimum six hrs/month commitment for at least six months.

LOCATION:
6401 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98408

CONTACT: Cora Wells
Email: coraw@nwspayneuter.org
Phone: 253-627-7729
Website: http://nwspayneuter.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
For more information, please go to the link below:
http://nwspayneuter.org/spay-neuter/volunteer.htm

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