Volunteer Opportunities

  1. FISH Foodbank

    GHP FISH is led entirely by volunteers. Volunteers are needed to: help clients with much needed food; restock and maintain the food bank; pick up food at participating businesses and deliver to food bank; join the financial aid team; plan or participate in community events on behalf of GHP FISH; provide your expertise to clients and volunteers; participate in food or fund collection drives in the community.

  2. Food Backpacks 4 Kids

    See the list of upcoming events for opportunities to get involved and make a difference. High school students can earn their community service hours with us and have a great time serving their community.

  3. Communities in Schools of Peninsula

    Join the CISP Volunteer Team, as our organization pivots to support the growing academic and social-emotional challenges faced by kids and families through Academic Mentoring; College Admission and Application Assistance; Passport Reading Program; and Tutors with Tails Therapy Dog Reading Program.

  4. Gig Harbor Police Department Volunteer Program

    Whenever possible, the Gig Harbor Police Department will match a volunteer’s specific skills and interests to particular tasks.

  5. Mustard Seed Project

    There are volunteer opportunities for everyone! Join a committee, become a volunteer driver, help out with an event or program, make friendly phone calls and more.

  6. Key Peninsula Community Services (KPCS)

    Please call us at (253) 884-4440 for more information about volunteer opportunities.

  7. Pierce County Library

    Contact your local library to learn about available volunteer opportunities. Each location has different needs, so not all opportunities will be available at all locations.

  8. Harbor Hope Center

    Mission: Foster independent living for Washington’s at-risk youth by providing shelter, food, clothing, life skills, substance abuse education, referral services and mentoring.

  9. Homestead Community

    The needs are great and the hands are few. There are volunteer opportunities for regular needs and occasional events that can fit into your busy schedule. Volunteer opportunities include activities such as: providing meals, toiletries, laundry services, yard work, home renovation projects and helping at one of our fundraising events.

  10. Ali's Prom Project

    We are always welcoming volunteers to join us in the boutique as a personal stylists, and other help with day to day operations.

  11. Children's Home Society of WA

    Since Children’s Home Society of Washington was founded in 1896, volunteers have been an integral part of our organization.

  12. Girls on the Run

    The impact Girls on the Run makes is dependent on dedicated volunteers like you, who are committed and passionate about our mission and vision. Not a runner? Not a problem!

  13. Special Olympics Washington

    We love our volunteers! Special Olympics Washington would not exist today, nor be as successful as it is, without the thousands of volunteers who dedicate their time, talents, energy and especially their enthusiasm to making the world a more inclusive and accepting place.

  14. Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation

    The Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation believes every American citizen can be a part of the integral and critical support for returning soldiers and first responders.

  15. Habitat for Humanity

    We welcome people from all walks of life to join us in building decent, affordable houses in partnership with future homeowner families, or to work a shift at the Habitat Store.

  16. Tacoma Pierce County Humane Society

    Volunteers are a vital part of our organization. With their help, we are able to meet our mission of “Advancing the welfare of animals and promoting positive relationships between animals and people.” You too can be a part of this mission and join a team of compassionate animal lovers.

  17. Pony-up Rescue for Equines

    Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Pony Up Rescue! We know that your time is valuable, and we deeply appreciate any that you’re willing to offer help us help horses in need.

  18. Harbor WildWatch

    Whether it is collecting scientific data on our local beaches or becoming a docent at the Marine Life Center, there are volunteer opportunities for everyone at Harbor WildWatch! Complete the online form or contact Stena@harborwildwatch.org for more information.

  19. The Coffee Oasis - Opportunities for youth to thrive

    The Coffee Oasis Youth Programs exist to create pathways of opportunity for youth and young adults (ages 13-25) to be restored in heart, soul, mind, and body. Be a community advocate. Respond to the Crisis Text Line. Spend time in a Drop-In Center. Be a mentor. Go on outreach. Use your talents and skills to build community and create opportunities for youth!