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Request for Volunteers – 2014 Lavender Graduation

The 2014 Lavender Graduation celebration will be ROYALLY FIERCE and feature the same high energy, humor, good music, and great food to which we know our guests are accustomed… and let’s not forget, CUPCAKES! We hope that you will consider teaming up with the Q Center as volunteers are essential to the success of the celebration!
Lavender Graduation 2014: Be Your Own Queen! 

Green Dot Bystander Training

Hello UW Students!
We are excited to announce the dates for our Spring Quarter Bystander Training and we want you to come be a part of it.
For those of you who are not aware, Green Dot is a movement spreading across our campus with the goal of putting an end to violence in our community. For more information on Green Dot, visit our website: http://depts.washington.edu/livewell/saris/green-dot/
Students who have completed the Training have said they got out of the experience:
-an opportunity to meet other students
-the confidence to step in and make a difference in the campus community
-a great addition to their resume and professional experience
If you are interested, follow the link below to find out more information and sign up for the Spring Training during the 5th week of the quarter. 

Seeking participants for decision making experiment

A group of researchers in the School of Forest and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Economics at the University of Washington is conducting a study to learn more about mechanisms used by nonprofit organizations to raise funds for providing public goods and services.
Students at the University of Washington who are over 18 years in age are eligible to participate. 

APPLY to join CoEnv Student Advisory Council

Dear College of the Environment Students,
Are you interested in representing your program or group in the College of the Environment Student Advisory Council? The College of the Environment Student Advisory Council advises the Dean and Associate Deans on issues related to students. The council brings issues from the Dean’s Office to the student community and brings issues from the student community to the Dean’s Office. 

Brightwater Summer Internships- Deadline March 31st

Summer Internship Opportunity for Undergraduates
Brightwater (near Woodinville, WA) is offering several internship spots this summer for undergraduates who want to create inspiring outdoor learning experiences for children 4-12 while working in a beautiful natural setting. This is a 5-week internship with a small stipend to help with living expenses. For more information and application materials, visit islandwood.org/brightwatercamps. Deadline to apply is March 31st. 

Volunteer and Attend Justice Sotomayor Event on March 10

First Year Programs is currently seeking volunteers for the upcoming event "A Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor” on Monday, March 10th. All volunteers will be provided with a ticket to this sold out event. Volunteer positions will be filled based on availability on a first come first serve basis.
To register as a volunteer please visit: http://fyp.washington.edu/volunteer
You will be contacted by close of business on Thursday, March 6th to notify you whether or not you have been selected and where you can check in for your shift on Monday, March 10th. 

Opportunity: UW Peer Health Education

Do you have a passion for sexual health, mental health, or drug education? If so, the UW Peer Health Education program may be for you! We are currently recruiting for 2014-2015 peer health educators and welcome students from all majors and backgrounds to apply.
The Peer Health Educators are a group of student volunteers dedicated to encouraging healthier decisions by educating the UW community through presentations and other events. 

Join the Seattle MESA Tutor Training Program this Spring

Please distribute this announcement broadly! Thank you for your help.
We are looking for engaging and motivated graduate and undergraduate students who want to make a difference to underrepresented youth in Seattle. Starting this spring, you can begin your training to become a Seattle MESA math and science tutor for high school students.
WHO: Engaging and motivated UW graduate and undergraduate students who want to work with high school students from underrepresented groups. 

Beach Volunteers needed!

Share your love for Puget Sound – Become a Beach Naturalist!
Why do barnacles stand on their heads? What do sea stars like to eat? How do moon snails lay their eggs? Learn to answer these and other fun questions by volunteering as a Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist this summer. Naturalists receive training in April and May, and then spend three low tide days educating beach visitors about inter-tidal life and beach etiquette at 11 local beaches. 

Seattle Aquarium Internships – Summer Internship Deadline is March 10!

The Seattle Aquarium internship program is designed for those with a strong desire to move into the Zoo/Aquarium field as a career path. Our internship is an in-depth program requiring a minimum commitment of 400 hours (maximum of 500 hours) in at least 10 weeks but no more than 13 weeks (32-40 hours per week). Interns must be flexible with their schedule, and will be expected to work weekdays, weekends and holidays. 

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