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Service Learning Opportunities

Here are some volunteering opportunities that might interest you!

Volunteer Match

VolunteerMatch is the most effective way to recruit highly qualified volunteers for your nonprofit. They match you with people who are passionate about and committed to your cause, and who can help when and where you need them. Find the best volunteer opportunities near you.

United Way King County Volunteer

United Way of King County Volunteer Center offers a wide variety of services to both agencies and volunteers, including a volunteer referral website with searchable listings of King County volunteer opportunities.

City of Seattle Parks and Recreation

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Environmental Education and Outdoor Learning Unit provide outdoor recreation and education opportunities for all of Seattle’s residents. City of Seattle – Recreation & Parks provide nature education to public and private school students, nature walks to the general public, and walks for our youngest environmental learners. Please view the City of Seattle Recreation & Parks’ awesome volunteer opportunities!

MoPOP Musuem

MoPOP presents a wide variety of exciting exhibitions, programs, and educational opportunities to audiences in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. As a volunteer, you’ll join a leading-edge nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing meaningful pop culture experiences to a community of fans, educators, students, and more.

Food Banks


EarthCorps envisions a global community of leaders who create a world where people and nature thrive together and restore the health of our environment. Please view the Earthcorps volunteering calendar and help keep Washington even more green!

American Cancer Society

As an American Cancer Society volunteer, you can honor a survivor or a loved one lost to cancer and help save lives of people in your community and around the world. It only takes a little time to do a lot of good. Discover how rewarding it is to be a volunteer.

Parent Map

View the list of volunteer opportunities with your go-to guide for family activities in Seattle and around the Sound!

Lifelong Thrift

Lifelong was formed in 2001 through the merger of two different non-profit organizations founded in response to the AIDS epidemic in the Seattle community – Chicken Soup Brigade and Northwest AIDS Foundation. These organizations had similar goals – to provide for the individuals suffering these chronic conditions from home care, rides to church or the doctor, to providing food. In order to promote the cause, thrift stores were opened to serve as a place of funding. Lifelong are now taking applications for being a store Volunteer! Lifelong will have 2-3 hour shifts each day they are open, which is Tuesday – Saturday at this time. Please fill out an application and join Lifelong today!

Solid Ground

At Solid Ground, poverty is solvable – but we can’t do it alone. Volunteers are essential to our work to meet basic needs, nurture success, and spread change – and they also support our race and social justice efforts. Join us to create a community beyond poverty and oppression where all people have equitable opportunities to thrive! Join the Solid Ground below.

Little Bit Therapeautic Riding Center

Little Bit was founded in 1976 by a small group of volunteers, and volunteers remain at the heart of our operation today. The time, knowledge, and passion of more than 1,000 volunteers annually to achieve a level of service that would otherwise not be possible. Volunteering Opportunities includes:

  • Individual Volunteers ( Program & Barns)
  • Group Volunteers (Landscape/Gardening, Painting, Holiday Decoration, Event Support)
  • Guild

Woodland Park Zoo Corps

Volunteers are ambassadors for Woodland Park Zoo and an important part of our zoo team. We seek individuals who are excited about engaging with the zoo’s mission to save wildlife and inspire everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.

The primary focus of our volunteers is engaging with zoo guests by offering assistance and information, facilitating extraordinary zoo experiences and helping at a variety of special events. Once in the program, volunteers also have the opportunity to apply and interview for positions in other aspects of the zoo’s operations including animal care, horticulture, education and leadership roles within the Volunteer Program.


Treehouse envisions–and strives to create–a world where every child that has experienced foster care has the opportunities and support they need to pursue their dreams and launch successfully into adulthood. Treehouse now has ongoing roles and occasional one-time shifts available for individual volunteers in the Treehouse Store. Please see a description of these roles below. Effective October 18, 2021, all Treehouse volunteers must be vaccinated in order to participate in any in-person volunteer opportunity.

Powerful Voices

Powerful Voices creates brave spaces with girls* of color to take charge of their own power as leaders, igniting their abilities to confidently express themselves, build community, and act against injustices affecting their lives.

Outdoors For All

The Outdoors for All Foundation transforms lives through outdoor recreation. Founded in 1979 in the Pacific Northwest, Outdoors for All is a national leader in delivering adaptive and therapeutic recreation for children and adults with disabilities. Winter Volunteer Registration will open around October 15th. Please come back and apply!

Teen Feed

Are you a passionate and talented person who wants to make a difference with your time?  Are you willing to be inclusive, compassionate and reliable? Our volunteers are staff. You are the life-blood of Teen Feed. Nightly Advocates serve as mentors and community ambassadors for our team. The first step to becoming a volunteer at Teen Feed is our Volunteer Orientation (currently remote).

COVID-19 Announcement: Preliminary New Volunteer orientation and trainings are online Due to Washington State and CDC COVID Restrictions. Advocate, Outreach, and Kitchen Lead volunteer positions require in-person shadow training shifts using safe COVID protocols. Those who are already trained, please continue to join us nightly.

Arboretum Foundation

enhance one of the Pacific Northwest’s great treasures: Washington Park Arboretum. Volunteering here is a wonderful way to build community, protect your local environment, earn community-service credits, spend time outdoors, and increase your knowledge of plants and trees.

Please contact our volunteer department with questions or to coordinate a group project: or 206-325-4510.

First Place

The First Place Housing Program provides on-site housing at Imani Village and provides housing support services, vouchers, and counseling to families. Volunteers are a vital part of Frist Place programs and activities to help children (preschool/3-5 years of age) learn.