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Find A Volunteer Center

Find A Volunteer Center

You want to volunteer, but where? Your organization needs help, how? Volunteer centers match people to programs and events, typically with online databases. The centers also help train in volunteer management and other aspects of non-profit administration.

Select a County:

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Click a County to find a center near you.

Learn about Youth Volunteering

Learn about Youth Volunteering

If you are a young person wondering where and how to volunteer, or if you belong to an organization – school or nonprofit – that wants to work more effectively with youth volunteers, the Volunteer Centers of Washington are a great place to get started. 

Access Training

Access Training

Access free online training modules in volunteer management and advocacy.  In addition, our partner organizations offer training tips and documents around the state and online.

Get Current

The Committee for National and Community Service has just released new data on volunteering, by state and nationally.  Washington is now ranked 9th in volunteering, of the the 50 states and Washington D.C.  Idaho, including our member the WA-ID Volunteer Center, is second..

 

VCW has joined in to help sponsor the a Volunteer Management Conference in Vancouver, Washington, February 17. The conference features Rick Lynch speaking on "high-impact recruiting" as well as break-out sessions on writing position descriptions, interviewing potential volunteers, dealing with problematic volunteers, and leading during times of change.  

This training day is a partnership of the Nonprofit Network with Directors of Volunteer Programs Association (DVPA).  Priority registration ends February 10.

Washington Serves Plan

Whether you volunteer or manage volunteers, you benefit from state-wide support.  The Washington Serves Plan dispels myths about volunteering (it’s not free!) and presents a compelling vision for volunteerism.  Co-written by the Volunteer Centers of Washington and 501Commons, the plan addresses volunteer issues, identifies strategies for investment in volunteer infrastructure, and presents a comprehensive course of action towards a more sustainable volunteerism in Washington.