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Volunteer Opportunities

Below you will find some direct links to local volunteer opportunities.   However, there are many online resources that can help you locate local volunteer opportunities and search criteria can help you hone your interests.   Other useful search engines/resources can be used to find both job and volunteer opportunities:

IDEALIST.ORG:  a useful sight for nonprofit job searches and volunteer opportunities that can search by key words and location.

UNITED WAY OF PIERICE COUNTY: nonprofit a good local source of volunteer opporutnities, able to sort by categories.

VOLUNTEER MATCH: A national volunteer search tool


Tacoma Girls Rock!-  Music education and mentoring 

Teach Financial Literacy-Tacoma Housing Authority

Neighborhood House:  Youth Tutors and After School Assistants Needed

Community In Schools: theater, tutoring & grant writing

Coalition for Refugees from Burma:  In-Home Tutoring

Read United: Tutoring at Roosevelt Elementary

Jaguar Jump Academy: After School Programs

YMCA: Marketing and Communications Volunteer (even more opportunities here)

Give and Get Free Tax Help As a Volunteer:  No prior experience necessary

Tacoma Community House:  Tutors, immigration support, education and client advocacy

Emergency Food Networks:  One time events & ongoing opportunities

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

Hearts on Fire:  Mentor & tutoring opportunities

Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound

Successful Futures Volunteer



Korean Women's Association (Elder and Caregive Support)-  Business Management & Administration Volunteers Needed

Emergency Food Networks:  One time events & ongoing opportunities

King County Bar Association: Legal Clinic Assistant

CHI Fransican: Hospital and Hospice Volutneer

MaryBridge:  Grieving Children Support Volunteer (Upcoming Training)

Planned Parenthood:  Volunteer and Intern Positions

VADIS: Support Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Emergency Food Network

American Cancer Society & Relay for Life Volunteer Positions:

Senior Friends Volunteer


Nisqually Land Trust:  Operation and Land Steward


Intern & Paid NonProfit Work

Community Schools Coordinator Position

Communities in School - Tacoma 

City of Tacoma