115 posts in Volunteer and Outreach

Green Dot Bystander Training on February 1st

UW Students,
We need your help to reduce power-based violence on campus! We believe that natural student leaders, like yourself, are in a position to use peer influence to change the world we live in. If you believe that one person experiencing acts of violence is too many, then Green Dot will give you the skills to do something about it. 

ASUW Women’s Action Commission needs a Senator!

Hi everyone!
The WAC is looking for a Senator! As Senator, you attend Senate on Tuesdays from 5-7 in Paccar 192 and advocate and vote on behalf of WAC!
Please pass this on to someone you think might be interested if you aren’t 🙂
Thanks!
Jamilah Williams | Women’s Action Commission Director
Associated Students of the University of Washington
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UW Restoration Event – January 17th

The UW Society for Ecological Restoration is having a work party on Friday, January 17th, 10am – 2pm. We will be meeting across from McCarty Hall dorms, pulling invasive plants and planting natives. Please wear clothes and shoes that can get dirty, and dress for the weather. We will provide snacks and good company. We hope to see you there! 

Pipeline Project Education for Sustainability seminar

What makes a sustainable community? How can we instill in younger generations a sense of hope and optimism in a finite world? We will be exploring these questions and more in EDUC 401K: Education for Sustainability, an interactive seminar through the Pipeline Project.
Through participation in a hands-on project in a Seattle K-12 school, students will explore K-12 sustainability education. We will focus on the benefits of experiential, place-based learning for a mindset geared toward future consciousness. 

SARVA Volunteer Applications

SARVA’s Volunteer Application for Winter quarter training is open until December 2nd! If you are interested in learning more about sexual assault and relationship violence, equip yourself to engage in important conversations and activism in your communities, and hear from professionals in the field, then you should apply!
Trainings will cover topics including consent and sexual assault, anti-oppressive frameworks, alcohol, legal issues, relationship violence, supporting survivors, and community resources. 

Volunteer & Intern Opportunities with FCRW

We are accepting applications for winter quarter Habitat Restoration Interns! See announcement attached or online cedarriver.org/job-openings.
We also have these upcoming volunteer events:
Volunteer Habitat Restoration Projects
Sat, Nov 9: Planting at Taylor Mountain Forest, Hobart
Sat, Nov 16: Planting at Morningside Park, Yarrow Point
Sat, Nov 23: Planting at Seward Park, Seattle
Sat, Dec 7: Planting at Wetherill Nature Preserve, Hunts Point
Sat, Dec 14: Planting at Cedar Grove Natural Area, Renton
Mon, Jan 20: MLK Day of Service at Cavanaugh Pond, Renton
Mon, Jan 20: MLK Day of Service at Van Ness Natural Area, Renton
Sat, Feb 1: Planting at Log Cabin Natural Area, Mirrormont
Sat, Feb 8: Planting Cavanaugh Pond, Renton
Sat, Feb 15: Love Your Watershed at Van Ness Natural Area, Renton
Sat, Feb 22: Planting at Log Cabin Natural Area, Mirrormont
Sat, Mar 1: Planting at Taylor Mountain, Hobart
Sat, Mar 8: Potting at the King County Greenhouse, Renton
Sat, Mar 15: Go Green for St. 

University of Washington GenOM ALVA Program for High School Seniors

Good afternoon,
The University of Washington Genomics Outreach for Minorities (UW GenOM) Project is an outreach program that targets underrepresented and underserved students interested in life sciences and scientific research. We have several programs that involve undergraduate research as well as one program, ALVA, for incoming freshmen to the University of Washington-Seattle.
I know that you work with high school students and teachers around the state, and I am hoping that you will pass this information on to any high school seniors you may work with thatare interested in genetics and scientific research. 

MESA Tutor Training Program – we want you!

*We are looking for engaging and motivated graduate and undergraduate
students who want to make a difference to underrepresented youth in
Seattle. Starting this month, you can train to become a Seattle MESA math
and science tutor for local middle and high school students.*
*WHO:* Engaging and motivated UW graduate and undergraduate students who
want to work with middle and high school students from underrepresented
groups. 

Become a mentor for UW’s Making Connections program!

Greetings,
My name is Kasey Walker and I am the Mentor Coordinator for the Making Connections Program at the Women’s Center. Making Connections is a college-readiness program that serves high-school students from underrepresented backgrounds and are interested in STEM fields. We offer several academic services, including mentoring, tutoring, and career workshops.
Our program is in need of mentors for our high-school students! 

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