Volunteer Opportunities

There are many opportunities for students to volunteer, gain valuable skills, and give back to the community. Students may contact the Center for Community Learning at Western Washington University or the Whatcom Volunteer Center to learn about current and upcoming volunteer experiences.

Organization Interest Areas

Animals as Natural Therapy

Animal, Community Aid, Youth

Blue Skies for Children

Youth, Community Aid

Boys and Girls Clubs

Youth, Counseling

Brigadoon Service Dogs

Animal, Community Aid

Brigid Collins Family Support Center

Youth, Family, Community Aid, Counseling

Catholic Community Services

Youth, Family, Community Aid, Counseling

Center for Community Learning

Community Aid

Communities in Schools

Youth, Family, Counseling

Compass Health

Youth, Counseling, Career

Crisis Connections

Counseling

Crisis Text Line

Counseling

Disability and Neuro-Divergence Club

Club

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services (DVSAS)

Counseling, Youth, Community Aid (trauma advocacy)

Ferndale Community Service Cooperation

Youth, Family, Community Aid

Francis Place - CCS

Community Aid, Counseling

Friendship House

Community Aid

Gabriel's Art Kids

Youth, Art, Education

Growing Veterans

Community Aid

LAW Advocates

Community Aid, Career

Lions Camp Horizon

Community Aid, Counseling

Lydia Place

Community Aid

Max Higbee Center

Youth, Community Aid, Counseling

Mercy Housing/Sterling Meadows

Community Aid

NAMI (WWU)

Club

NAMI Whatcom

Community Aid, Counseling

NorthWest Therapeutic Riding Center

Animal, Youth, Community Aid, Counseling

Northwest Youth Services

Youth, Community Aid, Counseling

Office Moms and Dads

Youth, Family, Community Aid

Opportunity Council

Family, Community Aid

Our TreeHouse

Counseling

PFLAG

Community Aid

Planned Parenthood

Community Aid, Career

Planned Parenthood Generation WWU

Club

Restorative Community Coalition

Community Aid, Career

Sean Humphrey House

Community Aid

Sea Mar Behavioral Health Centers

Community Aid, Counseling

Skagit Valley Reach Center

Community Aid, Counseling

Skookum Kids

Youth, Family, Community Aid

Solid Ground

Youth, Family, Community Aid

Students Against Sexual Harassment and Assault

Club

The Arc of Whatcom County

Community Aid

The Whatcom Dream

Community Aid

United Way of Whatcom County

Community Aid

Unity Care NW

Community Aid, Counseling, Career

Whatcom Family and Community Network

Youth, Family

Whatcom Human Rights Task Force

 

Whatcom Literacy Council

Community Aid

Whatcom Volunteer

 

WWU Peer Health Educators (ADCAS, Body Empowerment, CASAS, PSHE)

Club

YMCA

Youth, Family, Community Aid

Youthnet

Youth, Family, Community Aid

The Psychology Department at Western Washington University has no direct affiliation with any of the organizations listed and makes no warranties about the opportunities or services they offer.