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You are also encouraged to link your particular 207 interests, i.e. your
"207 concentration" to some outreach activity.
If you are interested or want to learn more about this
opportunity, come and talk to me as soon as possible,
and/or contact the Carlson Office directly (Room 34
of the Communications Building in the Undergraduate Advising Area; Tel:
Also do not hesitate to explore additional-credit opportunities with me.
Hamilton House Needs Computer
The Talmadge Hamilton House Senior Center in the University District needs
an Excel instructor and instructors in other computer topics. Contact us
at email@example.com or
call us at 206-361-0369.
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Geography 207 students have, for a long time, linked the learning
environment of the 207 classroom to internships in the private and public
Since 1996, many 207- students have also signed up for
Service Learning as a component of Geography 207.
"Geography Department strengthens commitment to service learning"
[Winter 1996]). After having found an
appropriate community-based organization whose work relates thematically
to course objectives, these students have not only benefitted from
class activities, they also have a build-in site and context for testing
applying classroom knowledge. This is an excellent "opportunity to combine
theory and practice, to use what you learn, and to learn while you are
making a difference in many people's lives." (Carlson Center NEWS,
Service-Learning Opportunities, Carlson
Leadership & Public Service; Undergraduate Gateway
Center, 171 Mary Gates Hall - Box 352805 - Seattle, Washington
98195-2805; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Phone: 206/543.2550 - FAX:
Joe Brown [email@example.com]
Founded in January of 1999, uwvolunteers.org is/was a
which collects, organizes, and shares (via
e-mail and the Internet) information
on volunteer opportunities and
organizations in the Seattle area and beyond.
Help with Webbeginners during first few
weeks and students' Web projects
during 2nd part of class; Use the opportunity to learn more Web skills
from other helpers
Talk with your instructor!
Develop Learning Resources (Field trips, exercises, resource (Web) pages
in one of your areas of interest
Talk with (and make suggestions to) your instructor!
County Seniors Online
Web page assistence and/or involvement in
intergenerational programs. Location: Hamilton House, 5225 15th
Avenue N.E., Tel:(206)524-0473.
Ralph Pfister Tel.(206)361-0369 Email:
University Retirement Association
Volunteering Opportunities at the University of Washington |
Web Work Assistance; Helping with
organizational & Internet tasks related to
converting paper and telephone communication with retirees to online
communication; Location: Gerberding Hall
"The Undergraduate Research Program is a
The program provides students with information
about current opportunities to work one-on-one with faculty
on research projects.... Participating
in research can provide you opportunities to:
contribute to meaningful scholarly pursuits,
sharpen your critical and analytical thinking skills,
work one-on-one with faculty,
complement and extend your classroom learning,
prepare for graduate-level study,
clarify your career goals."
Contact: Matt Dahlgren,
Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center;
Yes (2 years ago)
Advising & Career Center
Web Site for
Jobs and Internships. See also Bulletin Boards outside 415
The University of Washington chapter of Habitat for Humanity is a
non-profit organization founded in 1991 to:
1. Provide home ownership to people who are overlooked...
2. To address the fundemental problems of homelessness, and
3. Promote awareness, dialogue, and exploration of these problems...
4. To provide the tools for students [...]
to eliminate these problems.
Seattle MOST Initiative || or here
"Making the Most Out-of-School Time"
Resources for Web [e.g. This is a page
done for MOST by a Geog.207 student in 1996]
Learning Office [or Contact MOST at firstname.lastname@example.org for
Internet related volunteer opportunities]
Not since 1997
Community Coalition for
We provide community education by giving presentations
to groups in
Washington and throughout the
country. To date, we have given more than
one-hundred presentations about
environmental justice to a wide variety of
audiences. We have also coordinated
major events with distinguished
leaders in the environmental justice
NOW is the time to get involved! We need
volunteers to do office work, research,
door knocking, phone banking, translating
and interpreting, mailings and other
tasks. Give us a call, or email us. Come
to a meeting or volunteer!
Washpirg (Washington Public Interest Research Group)
SCN Mentoring or Resource Help
(SCN) Internet related Volunteer Opportunities
Public Internet Access in Central Seattle
Carlson Center, A&S Advising
King County Parks Department
Opportunities UPS (United Parcel Service)
Volunteer Matching Service
Impact Online - Seattle Mission Statement:
Impact Online helps match volunteers and non-profit
organizations with volunteer opportunities using the World Wide Web.
Impact Online gives non-profits a new way to recruit
volunteers and establish a presence on the Web, all for free!
Seattle Fanatic! 206-527-5049
The Washington State Neighborhood
Networks Consortium [www.scn.org/nnc]
NNC is an alliance
of private and public sector groups formed for the express purpose of
combining talents, resources, and energies to promote the development and
long-term sustainability of Neighborhood Networks Centers and Computer
Learning Centers in our Region."
Email to Dept.
If you are a UW student, you will be able to
search through a database of volunteer opportunities in
schools within the greater Seattle area. These opportunities
are listed by your interest area, geographic preference
and time availability. This site has been created
to offer you opportunities to put your learning into
practice, while providing much needed tutoring and
mentoring to elementary, middle and high school
students in our area.
Public Association (FPA) Volunteer & Internship Opportunities No
Red Cross (Seattle)
Volunteer Opportunities at Seattle Goodwill
Volunteering Makes a Difference
Central Area Youth Association
organizations in 150 countries. A project of Action Without
Volunteer Opportunity No
AmeriCorps*VISTA Programs in Washington
AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service To America
run directly by the Corporation for National Service. It is a
full-time, year long program for men and women age 18 and older from
all backgrounds. AmeriCorps VISTA continues
VISTA's thirty year tradition of working with community groups to
establish needed services in low-income
1999 Example: Work as a VISTA volunteer with
organization dedicated to
promoting Computer Learning Centers in low-income housing
developments. The Washington State Neighborhood Networks Consortium
technology gap based on race, gender, income, physical and mental
disabilities, and age by providing computer access to disadvantaged
communities in Washington State. Living stipend and $4725 educational
award. Call (206) 287-4484 or e-mail email@example.com for more
Volunteer Opportunities in the Puget Sound Region
(PSCS Puget Sound Community School)
The Technology Access Foundation (TAF) is a non-profit agency with a
mission to provide communities of
color access to technology. This foundation is the
brainchild of Microsoft retiree Trish Millines and former
Seattle Mental Health practitioner Jill Hull. TAF
was started in October 1996.
Volunteer Opportunities [3803 S. Edmunds St. Suite A Seattle, WA 98118
Phone: (206) 725-9095 Fax: (206) 725-9097]
Centers - Archidiocesan Housing Authority,
1902 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101;
Phone: (206) 956-9570;
Fax: (206) 448-8495
Community support is the backbone of
the Computer Learning Center. For the Centers to be fully
operational, we need the participation of volunteers
who can share their time, energy, skills,
knowledge, as well as vision.
Volunteering in the Computer Learning Centers will be
a fulfilling experience. The Centers provide
the channels for volunteers to foster community ties
and to learn more about issues facing
low-incoming housing residents. Also, through
working with a diverse population, volunteers will
get to improve heir communication and teaching
skills, increase their computer knowledge, as well
as improve their resumes.
Washington Alliance of Technology Workers
If you'd like to volunteer time to work with
WashTech, please fill out the following form.
WashTech staff will contact you or pass your name
and contact information on to the appropriate
NPower's mission is
use technology to better serve their
Great - You want to
volunteer! Steps to becoming an NPower Volunteer:
Virtual volunteering means volunteer tasks completed, in whole or
in part, via the Internet and a home or
work computer. It's also known as online volunteering, cyber
service, online mentoring, teletutoring and
various other names. Virtual volunteering allows agencies to
expand the benefits of their volunteer
programs, by allowing for more volunteers to participate, and by
utilizing volunteers in new areas.
direct contact online
online mentors, tutors, advisors
working with clients (including
People can volunteer with our organization by becoming a Virtual
Volunteer. Virtual Volunteers create websites for organizations
dedicated to benefiting the local community or environment. They
an online presence to these groups that gives them direct access to
global markets and international support.
R'cd Email Aug'00
1265 South Main Street, Suite 210
Seattle, WA 98144
Ph. (206) 324-4649, ext. 13
Fx. (206) 324-4998
Mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit us at: www.sca-inc.org
Conservation Association Inc.
Volunteering and Employment Opportunities
SCA is regularly recruiting on campus
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2000 12:22:31 -0800 (PST)
From: Linda Bich-Kieu Wasson
You are also encouraged to link your particular 207 interests, i.e. your "207 concentration" to some outreach activity.
If you are interested or want to learn more about this opportunity, come and talk to me as soon as possible, and/or contact the Carlson Office directly (Room 34 of the Communications Building in the Undergraduate Advising Area; Tel: 543-2618).
Also do not hesitate to explore additional-credit opportunities with me.
Hamilton House Needs Computer Instructors
The Talmadge Hamilton House Senior Center in the University District needs an Excel instructor and instructors in other computer topics. Contact us at email@example.com or call us at 206-361-0369.
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