115 posts in Volunteer and Outreach

Volunteer Opportunity: Cedar River Salmon Journey

We are currently recruiting volunteer naturalists for the Cedar River Salmon Journey program and would appreciate your help in sharing this volunteer opportunity. The Cedar River Salmon Journey program helps to educate Puget Sound residents about salmon and watershed health through high quality interpretative programs at salmon viewing locations in the Cedar River Watershed. Naturalists share their love and knowledge of the Cedar River Watershed, the salmon that share the river with us and the everyday actions we can all take to help salmon thrive. 

Husky Food Pantry Open to anyone with a Husky Card

The Office of the VP for Student Life, in partnership with the ASUW Student Food Cooperative, the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC), the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center and the HUB, is launching a campus food pantry that aims to provide basic nutritional assistance for UW students, staff, and faculty. To participate in the pantry, the only requirement is a Husky card. 

Seattle MESA – Autumn Tutoring Opportunity

This is an invitation to the University of Washington student body from Seattle MESA.
Wouldn’t you like to start the autumn quarter participating in a worthwhile service to our community?  Seattle MESA would like to offer you that opportunity.  We are looking for UW students that would like to spend a few hours per week tutoring high school and middle school students in math and/or science.  

Celebrating open and connected rivers: “Share your Story” for World Fish Migration Day

Hey SAFS community!
Just imagine for a minute if all the stories from around the world about what connected rivers mean for fish and people were collected in one place…well, the FEC lab is partnering with Society for Conservation Biology and World Fish Migration Foundation on an ambitious project for the upcoming World Fish Migration Day to do that, and are asking for help/stories/social media love – whatever you’ve got! 

Call for Volunteers on May 13-14, 2016: Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ: Indigenous Food and Ecological Knowledge Symposium in Seattle, WA

Call for Symposium Volunteers!
The coordinators of the Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ: Indigenous Food and Ecological Knowledge Symposium are recruiting volunteers for this year’s  Symposium scheduled for May 13-14, 2016 in the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House) at the University of Washington (UW).
We have a number of volunteer shifts available, which will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.  Please sign-up for volunteer shifts on UW’s Catalyst by May 6, 2016. 

Upcoming BioBlitz at UW Botanic Gardens May 6-7

UW Botanic Gardens BioBlitz: May 6-7
Join the UW Botanic Gardens on May 6 & 7 for our 2016 BioBlitz at the Washington Park Arboretum.  A BioBlitz is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Groups of scientists, naturalists and community volunteers conduct an intensive field study over a continuous time period.  

Tutor in a K-12 School in Seattle during Spring Quarter!

Tutor during Spring Quarter at an elementary, middle or high school in Seattle with the UW Pipeline Project!
The UW Pipeline Project recruits, trains and places UW students as volunteer tutors in Seattle schools and community organizations. We are recruiting tutors for Spring quarter to work with about 40 different K-12 schools and community organizations and would love to have you! 

Shark conservation & research volunteer opportunities in South Africa

We have an exciting opportunity available for students or post graduates who are looking to gain some hands on experience in the field of marine and conservation biology.
Kindly take a few minutes to read the below information regarding our educational volunteer research programme.
We would be grateful if you could forward this information to your undergraduate students at the School of Aquatic & Fisheries Science who might me interested in joining us, or kindly put us in contact with the correct person to assist with distributing the information further. 

Call for Volunteers: Seattle MESA Day 2016

Seattle MESA is recruiting for volunteers to help out at MESA Day!
Seattle MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) will be hosting MESA Day at North Seattle College March 26th, Saturday.
We are looking for volunteers, who can participate in many ways, including: judge challenges, lead mini competitions, present demonstrations, and basic event logistics (taking pictures, serving lunch, for example).
To sign up: http://goo.gl/forms/Ks9q1zdgQZ
For more information: http://seattlemesa.org/take-action/mesa-day/
It would be great to have you there volunteering! 

Seattle MESA’s Open House – Feb 17th

Come to Seattle MESA’s Annual Open House to learn about Seattle MESA and our volunteer opportunities in STEM.  All of the UW family are welcome.
Date:     February 17, 2016
Time:     1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Place:   ECC – Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
Refreshments will be served!!! 

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