Office of Outreach and Involvement

Volunteer Positions

Browse through all of the volunteer opportunities that are currently available, and click the position/opportunity you are interested in to learn more and apply! All ASUW volunteer positions (including internships) are unpaid. This website is updated frequently. If you have any issues with any of the applications, please email OI Director Sophie at asuwovop@uw.edu.

Specialized Leads vs. Interns vs. Committee Members:

  • Specialized Leads are volunteers who work regularly with their respective employee or entity for at least an hour a week.
  • Interns are volunteers who work regularly with their respective employee or entity for at least 3 hours a week.
  • Committee Members are volunteers who are appointed by an employee to sit on a committee that has a specific purpose.

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Volunteer Opportunities:

(NOTE: You must be logged into your NetID to access applications. If an application is not allowing you viewing privileges, try an incognito window! If this doesn’t work, email Sophie @ asuwovop@uw.edu)

Elections Administration Committee Intern

The Elections Administration Committee, comprised of UW student volunteers, is dedicated to conducting a fair and ethical elections process for the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW). Throughout the ASUW elections process, the EAC develops a strong brand for ASUW and elections in order to promote voting and civic engagement on campus. Interns assist in the elections planning and processes throughout the academic year leading up to the 2020 elections.

Bean Basket Intern

Multiple internships are available!

Asian Student Commission Volunteer

ASC is committed to our core pillars of cultural preservation, social justice, and visibility. These volunteer positions are meant to be a learning opportunity for all; however, it is highly recommended that you come prepared with prior knowledge of Asian/Asian-American culture and history and/or a strong will to learn about such.

Asian Student Commission Specialized Lead

ASC is committed to our core pillars of cultural preservation, social justice, and visibility. These Specialized Lead positions are meant to be a learning opportunity for all; however, it is highly recommended that you come prepared with prior knowledge of Asian/Asian-American culture and history and/or a strong will to learn about such.

Student Senate Internship

The ASUW Student Senate intern learns about and assists the Senate Speaker and Membership Coordinator with volunteer outreach, recruitment, coordination, retention, and training for the Student Senate. Interns will have office hours to work on tasks and will be responsible for attending Student Senate staff meetings.

UW Leaders

UW Leaders is a peer mentorship program for first years, second years, and transfer juniors centered around community, growth, and leadership development! Learn more about our program at http://uwleaders.asuw.org/

American Indian Student Commission Interns

Thank you for your interest in being an intern with the American Indian Student Commission (AISC) for the 2019-2020 school year. This year, I hope to support and organize at least one or two programs and events every month. Your help will be incredibly beneficial to hitting this goal. The AISC “exists to promote Native culture, education, and Native students’ interests, needs, and welfare”. With that in mind, we serve the entire Native student population attending the University of Washington, Seattle campus.

Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Activists Application Communications Internship

The communications intern will take the lead on SARVA’s social media presence and other external communications including events promotion. We will develop all these internships with each selected intern, so your ideas and input are crucial!

Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Activists Application Senate Delegate Internship

The senate delegate intern will take the lead on SARVA’s presence in the ASUW Senate and in furthering SARVA’s activist efforts. We will develop all these internships with each selected intern, so your ideas and input are crucial!

Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Activists Application Project Management Internship

The project management intern will take a lead role in planning, developing, and brainstorming for SARVA special events, programs, and campaigns. We will develop all these internships with each selected intern, so your ideas and input are crucial!

ASUW Committee Opportunities:

Elections Administration Committee

The Elections Administration Committee is responsible for ensuring that ASUW elections are as free and fair as possible, engaging to students on campus, and are representative of our school’s values. The EAC is responsible for developing and refining the Election Policies and Procedures (EPP) creating an engaging theme for the yearly election and ultimately helping to run the election voting areas, advertisements, and media.

University Committee Opportunities: 

UPASS Advisory Board

he U-PASS AB is comprised of six representatives appointed by the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) and three representatives appointed by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS). Working in conjunction with advisers from UW Transportation Services and UW Student Life, the U-PASS AB represents the UW student population’s interests in the U-PASS program and works to ensure its long-term health and effectiveness.

Board of Student Publications Appointment

The Board of Student Publications is looking for two representatives to the Board of Student Publications, which oversees The Daily. They need one representative for a one-year term, and one representative for a two-year term.

Library Fines Appeals Committee

The Library Fines Appeals Committee consists of faculty and students. The function of the committee is to hear and make judgments on appeals from people with library fines. Committee appointees will review appeals, inspect evidence, and gain an understand of library policies.

Advisory Committee On Student Conduct

In this position you will be reading and understanding the University Student Conduct Code, gain an awareness of student conduct and issues on-campus, as well as a desire to bring a student perspective to the committee.

President Cauce’s Advisory Committee on Trademark and Licensing

The ACTL advises the President “on ways to achieve our institutional goal of ensuring the humane and ethical treatment of workers who produce UW licensed produced.” This year, the committee will focus on new topics such as sustainability/climate change, prison labor reform and more.

Office of Inclusive Design Task Force

The Office of Inclusive Design Task Force was a senate initiative from last year. The purpose of the task force is to determine ASUW need and student interest for the OID. The OID is meant to be a resource for guidance in making student-led programming more accessible and inclusive. The committee will work with stakeholders to determine student needs and will work on and compile findings in terms of budgeting, personnel, and structural logistics that are required in the creation of a new ASUW entity.

University Transportation Committee

The UTC will advise the University administration regarding all modes of human transportation used for commuting and University business. The UTC shall also serve as a resource to other bodies, including the Faculty Senate, Staff Council, the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) and the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW).

Husky Union Building (HUB) Board of Representatives

The HUB (Husky Union Building) Board of Representatives shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Director of the HUB and help provide the vision, voice and direction of the student union.

College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council for Students

The Arts and Sciences Advisory Council for Students (ASACS) advises the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences of a variety of issues pertaining to college budgets and policies. The recommendations of the committee also inform the discussions of the Provost’s Advisory Committee for Students (PACS). Previous committees have helped shape policy on merit-based faculty salary increases, the number of teaching assistants at the college. online course evaluations, and the creation of a new Life Sciences building.

College of Engineering Student Advisory Council

The College of Engineering Student Advisory Council (COESAC) advises the Dean of the College of Engineering of a variety of issues pertaining to college budgets and policies. The recommendations of the committee also inform the discussions of the Provost’s Advisory Committee for Students (PACS).

Other Opportunities: 

ASUW Freelance Volunteer Form

PISC Freelance Volunteer Form

QSC Freelance Volunteer Form

SARVA Freelance Volunteer Form

Rainy Dawg Radio Volunteer DJ Application

Student Senator Application

 

Working Groups:


ASUW Student Senate:

Find out more about becoming a student senator HERE

Rainy Dawg Radio: 

Apply to volunteer as a DJ, Blogger, Videographer, Photographer, Graphic Designer, or Illustrator for Rainy Dawg Radio HERE.

Student Food Co-op:

Interested in joining the Student Food Cooperative? For questions about membership contact asuwsfcp@uw.edu for information