Human Resources
Mitchell 1st Floor, MS: 7425
Phone: (509) 963-1202
Fax: (509) 963-1733

Add Valuable Experience to Your Resume!

Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community and get your foot in the door of a potential employer.

Students may not volunteer additional hours to any department that has hired them for pay. Students may not volunteer for another on-campus department if their volunteer duties are similar to those for which they are paid. Employers may not suggest or require that any student perform volunteer work, and may not reward or penalize any student for volunteering or not volunteering. For example, an employer may not require, suggest, or accept on-campus volunteer work from a student as a condition to participating in any school activity or as a pre-requisite to being accepted for enrollment in a class.

Students may volunteer to work on-campus if they do so of their own free will (i.e. do not feel coerced to do so), and their volunteer activities are not similar to duties they perform for pay anywhere else on-campus. Students who are enrolled in a class for which they receive academic credit may also volunteer to perform community service activities as part of a classroom project or assignment, or to receive extra credit for a class. Such volunteer work can be an important way for a student to gain practical experience to enhance their classroom learning experience.

Adult Activity Center

  • For more information, call (509) 962-7242

Ellensburg Animal Shelter

Ellensburg Clothing Center

  • Students can volunteer by filling out an application on their website
  • Tuesdays & Saturdays 9am-noon at the store
  • Mondays & Fridays 9am-noon sorting and restocking
  • Please call (509) 962-9257 for more information

Ellensburg Public Library

  • For more information, call (509) 962-7250

Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance

John Ford Clymer Museum and Gallery

  • For more information, call (509) 962-6416

Junior Achievement

  • Recruiting volunteers to help tutor in the schools
  • Junior Achievment is open to volunteers from the entire community
  • For more information, please call (509) 853-1006

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce

  • Ellensburg Office Mondays & Tuesdays
  • They accept volunteers for all the events held throughout the year
  • For information, call Amy at (509) 925-2002 or email

Kittitas County Habitat for Humanity

  • Call (509) 962-5058 for more information

Kittitas Environmental Education Network (KEEN)

  • Openings on their Board of Directors
  • Call Jill or Diedra at (509) 551-8807

Kittitas Valley Healthcare

  • Various positions: Hospital, Outpatient Clinics, Courtesy Desk, etc.
  • For more information, call (509) 962-7322

Memorial Pool

  • There are a few opportunities for volunteers in the Student Parks and Recreation department
  • For more information call (509) 962-7211

Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

  • Contact Lisa at (509) 453-0480

Stan Bassett Youth Center

  • Contact the Youth Programs Coordinator at (509) 925-8604

Stormwater Utility

  • Contact Jon Morrow at (509) 925-8619

The Meals on Wheels (with FISH)

The Valley Voices


  • Contact WorkSource at (509) 925-5311

Other Volunteer Opportunities:

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