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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! 

AFSUW Mentorship Program for SAFS Undergraduate Majors

Dear SAFS Undergraduates,
Are you interested in a career in fisheries or a related field? Have you thought about going to graduate school, but aren’t sure which degree to apply for, where to go, or how to prepare? Every year, AFSUW sets undergrads up with graduate mentors who share their research interests. Graduate students are full of wisdom, and can really help you decide on / prepare for a successful career. 

Pipeline Project Environmental Alternative Spring Break – apply now!

Thinking about what to do during Spring Break?
Want to work with amazing young people across the state of Washington?
Apply for Pipeline Project’s 2014 Environmental Alternative Spring Break (EASB) program!
The UW Pipeline Project is sending groups of students to rural and tribal communities throughout Washington State during spring break 2014 to facilitate hands-on environmental education and science projects. You and your team will plan, design, and teach a curriculum in elementary and middle school classrooms while learning more about the community, local ecology, and the environmental and education issues of the region. 

Volunteer Opportunity Counting Salmon at Carkeek Park

Hi Students,
Volunteers at Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project need your help. We are looking for people to assist in counting live and dead salmon that return to Piper’s Creek to spawn. You will be out in the park hand writing data about returning salmon. The data will be used to teach park visitors and the local community about salmon and the issues affecting their local watershed. 

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