115 posts in Volunteer and Outreach

It’s a new year and we need fish feeders at the Imprint pond!

Happy New Year!
Chum salmon fry are coming soon (late Jan-mid Feb) and CWCAP needs your help to feed them!
Now is the time to choose your feeding slot(s).  Here is a link to the current Salmon Imprint Pond Schedule and available time slots.
Email or call your preference for day:  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, or Sun and 30-45 minute slot:
Morning (7-9AM)
Mid-day (11-1PM)
Evening (4-6PM)
_Duration of your feeding slot: Recall that each slot will require approximately 30-45 minutes – up to an hour – depending on the amount being fed and the number of possible park visitors while you are there.  

University Disciplinary Committee Request

Greetings, UW Students-
The Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct is currently seeking new student members for the University Disciplinary Committee (UDC).  The University Disciplinary Committee is comprised of students and faculty who hear disciplinary cases on behalf of the University. Students who have allegedly violated the Student Conduct Code can appear before the University Disciplinary Committee or may choose to have an informal hearing with a Community Standards and Student Conduct Hearing Officer.   

MESA Tutoring: Earn Credits, Change Lives

Seattle MESA is looking for dynamic UW students who would like to become a volunteer tutor.
We provide STEM based tutoring to high school and middle school students in the Seattle area.
Some benefits of tutoring with Seattle MESA:

Earn up to 10 elective credits
Develop your teaching skills
Build confidence in your STEM subject areas
Motivate and mentor a student
Work with other great UW volunteers
Travel is available through UCAR

Volunteers will be trained and there are eight (8) tutoring sessions that best fit your class/work schedule to choose from.  

Winter Inner Pipeline Seminars

Please help us spread the word about our amazing Winter quarter Inner Pipeline courses and the dynamic opportunity to earn credit and also gain experience working in K-12 classrooms!!
All of our courses are Credit/No Credit, are I & S credits, and are listed under EDUC 401.
For these seminars, the number of credits a student receives depends on the number of tutoring hours completed in addition to seminar attendance. 

Looking for Youth Mentors for afterschool STEM space, STUDIO – VLPA and I&S credit available

Calling for Mentors and STEM enthusiasts who want to expand participation of STEM youth in Seattle!
The Dream Project and the 3DL Partnership are partnering with Neighborhood House High Point Center in West Seattle on an exciting new program called STUDIO. As STUDIO mentors, we engage middle-school and high-school youth in tinkering activities, art, health literacy, and opportunities to learn about STEM in higher education and careers. 

Applications open for the 2015-2016 Husky Leadership Certificate cohort!

Husky Leadership Initiative Home Page

Applications are now open for the 2015-16 Husky Leadership Certificate cohort. Through the  Husky Leadership Certificate (HLC), students identify, articulate, and demonstrate their leadership growth and accomplishments. Students create a leadership e-portfolio, and are matched with a mentor who helps the student reflect upon and give voice to their leadership development. Students must be a junior or senior to be considered. 

Volunteer with MESA

Please share this email with your students.
What: We are looking for creative students who have a passion for inventing demos and STEM activities.
Who: Seattle MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) and you! 

King County Native Plant Salvage Event: November 7, 2015

We’re digging up native plants and need your help!
Join other volunteers digging up trees and shrubs from this future college site in the morning and then dig free plants for yourself! In the afternoon, we’ll pot-up the salvaged plants at the nursery where free potted plants are given away! The plants will be installed on King County environmental restoration projects, where they will help reduce erosion, shade streams and provide habitat. 

Join the Dream Project: EDUC 260 & EDUC 369

Join the Dream Project – Be a mentor and earn 2 credits!

The Dream Project is a student-led organization with over 350 mentors that support high school students in low-income areas around King County on applying to college and other post-secondary planning.
The Details

Mentor students on the crazy process that is college admissions & beyond!

You can take it for 2 credits or volunteer. 

Autumn Quarter Inner Pipeline Courses

Please help us spread the word about our amazing Autumn quarter Inner Pipeline courses and the dynamic opportunity to earn credit and also gain experience working in K-12 classrooms!!
All of our courses are Credit/No Credit, are I & S credits, and are listed under EDUC 401.
For these seminars, the number of credits a student receives depends on the number of tutoring hours completed in addition to seminar attendance. 

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