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)

ASUW Internships: 

Board of Directors Internships

Director of Communications Intern

The Office of Communications (OComm) is looking for a Communications Intern! The intern will work directly with the Communications Director who oversees the OComm and sits on the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will, through this internship, gain hands-on experience in carrying out a marketing campaign, developing marketing strategies for entities while gaining exposure to the rest of ASUW, running social media accounts for the ASUW, and more.

Director of Campus Partnerships Intern

As the intern to the Director of Campus Partnerships, you will craft your own internship around the intersection of your interests and the projects and initiatives of the Director of Campus Partnerships. You may opt to select a focus in Student Safety, Mental Health resources, Local Partnerships, or create your own entirely new focus.

Director of Programming Internship

The ASUW Director of Programming is the primary liaison between the Board of Directors and hundreds of registered student organizations (RSOs), Rainy Dawg Radio, the Student Food Co-op, and ASUW Arts & Entertainment.

Preferred Qualifications:
– Stellar and timely verbal and written communication skills.
– Active listener and proactive in connecting with others.
– Skilled in project and time management.
– Genuine excitement to be a part of the Husky Community and ready to get involved with the ASUW!

Entity Opportunities

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.

Black Student Commission Intern and Specialized Lead

The ASUW Black Student Commission is looking for a team of volunteers to further its mission. This year the mission of the commission is to revitalize black community on campus through collaborative programming and events that focus on the strength, healing, representation, and innovation within the black community.

Arts + Entertainment Photo Intern
Interns will have the opportunity to attend ASUW A+E events in order to take pictures, video clips and sound bites to publicize the association to the student body, as well as edit and provide photos for the ASUW Arts + Entertainments for marketing and promotional needs.

Asian Student Commission Intern

We are currently offering 4 internship positions, as described below. All internship positions require a commitment of 2 quarters, but it is recommended to be active for the entire school year. Interns are expected to be involved with the commission in some capacity for 3-5 hrs/week. However, some weeks vary with hours being lower in some weeks and higher in times of programming events. Students from every academic year (freshmen to grad students), any Asian heritage, and various backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply!

Office of Communications Multi-Media Coordinator Intern

The Office of Communications (OComm) is looking for a Multi-Media Intern! The intern will work directly with the Multi-Media Coordinator to photograph and film ASUW events as well as produce promotional content through the use of different mediums. The ideal candidate will, through this internship, gain hands-on experience curating and editing original and manufacturer photos for marketing campaigns and documentation of events. The intern will work with a variety of different entities of ASUW and collaborate on creating unique content through photography and videography. 

Office of Communications Design Intern

The Office of Communications (OComm) is looking for a Design Intern! The intern will work directly with the Visual Designers in creating promotional materials for the ASUW.

Queer Student Commission Intern

The QSC are committed to serving marginalized populations. We believe the best teams consist of individuals who come from diverse backgrounds. If you consider yourself to belong to a marginalized population within the queer community, we highly encourage you apply.

Pacific Islander Student Commission Intern

PISC was established in 2000, making this year our 20th year anniversary. PISC is a great place to network as we hear about jobs, internships, scholarships, and leadership programs all the time through our academic and professional connections! As an intern you will get to meet and build relationships throughout the ASUW and the Pacific Islander community at the UW and the greater Seattle area.

La Raza Student Commission Intern

The overarching goals of La Raza Commission are to promote the following: cultural empowerment, educate others about Chicanx/Latinx culture and histories, educate and provide avenues of discussion about diverse intersecting identities within the Chicanx/Latinx community, promote higher education to Chicanx/Latinx youth, recognize and honor Chicanx/Latinx elders, strive for socio-economic justice; addressing political/social issues within the Chicanx/Latinx community, recognize and combat gender inequalities.

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.

ASUW Personnel Committee

This committee is tasked with evaluating job descriptions, reviewing employed positions, providing human-resource-related recommendations to the ASUW Board of Directors, as well as shaping and eventually taking apart in the ASUW’s spring hiring process.

University Committee Opportunities: 

UPASS Advisory Board

The Universal Student U-PASS Advisory Board (U-PASS AB) serves as a student-run oversight committee for the Universal Student U-PASS program. The 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.

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).

Campus Sustainability Fund Committee

The CSF values and honors diverse experiences and perspectives, while striving to create a welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access and opportunity for all. The CSF encourages individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

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).

Services and Activities Fee Committee 2019

The Services and Activities Fee is a student-levied, student-distributed fee to support and enhance the out-of-class experience of students at the University of Washington Seattle. The Services and Activities Fee (SAF) provides ongoing operational and capital funding for programs, which protect and enrich the cultural, emotional, intellectual, physical, and social well being of the student.

Student Technology Fee Committee 2019

The mission of the Student Technology Fee Committee is to utilize the power granted to us by the Washington State Legislature and Board of Regents at the University of Washington for the purpose of allocating the funds collected through the Student Technology Fee in a manner beneficial to all students across our campus, to supplement technology needs for students, and to enhance the resources of the University of Washington.

University Governance Councils

One of the things that makes the University of Washington (UW) unique is our system of shared governance. We believe in the importance of student and faculty involvement in making personnel decisions, selecting administrators, preparing the budget, and helping set university-wide policy. These Governance Councils all specialize in different communities and topics within our campus community!

University Governance- Council on Benefits and Retirement

University Governance- Council on Facilities and Services

University Governance- Council on Libraries

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