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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


Community In Schools Reading Tutor 

VITA Tax Preparation Assistance Volunteers

Trinity Afterschool Program Reading Tutor

Community In Schools Oakland Highschool Math Tutor

Community In Schools: Gray's, Fern Hill and  Arlington Elementary

Spanish Language & Cultures Instructors for Foreign Language Classes for Youth in the South Sound

TRIO Math Tutor- Kent Meridian High School

Tacoma Girls Rock!-  Music education and mentoring 

Neighborhood House:  Youth Tutors and After School Assistants Needed

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



          100 Ways to Volunteer with Kids

ACS Relay for Life-  Volunteers Needed

Full Life Care - Home Care Human Resources Volunteer   and Activity Assistant Volunteer

Sound To Narrows Run- MultiCare Health Race 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

Northwest Youth Corps GIS specialist (Trails/Recreation)

Intern & Paid NonProfit Work

Community Schools Coordinator Position

Communities in School - Tacoma 

Apericorps Position

Northwest Youth Corps