Volunteer Opportunities

You can Make a Difference!

Join the hundreds of Olympia residents who invest in the community as volunteers in City programs and activities.


Committee members listen to presentation by City Manager Steve HallAdvisory Committees and Commissions

Learn about timely issues and give policy advice to the City Council and staff. Some committees provide volunteer coordination and support for events and activities. Learn more...

 


City Prosecutor Paul Wohl speaks at the Lee Creighton Justice CenterDUI Victim Impact Panel 

As a panel speaker, share your personal experience of how you were impacted by drinking drivers. You could help save a life! Learn more...

 


Park Ranger training Jr RangersJunior Park Ranger

Explore the great outdoors! For youth ages 5-11. Experience and learn about parks, nature and stewardship. Assist with special projects. Learn more...

 


Police Officer on dutyPolice Explorer Program

For youth ages 14 1/2-21. Learn about law enforcement as a career. Assist with community events and other public safety activities. Learn more...

 


Volunteers helping clean up a streamStream Team

Learn about and help restore/protect streams, shorelines and wetlands for a cleaner Puget Sound. You can make a real difference! Learn more...

 


Citizen planting tree in an Olympia parkParks Volunteers

Help maintain and improve Olympia parks. Opportunities include: trail and park maintenance, event, camp and athletics assistance, and more! Learn more...

 


Police Volunteers at City HallPolice Volunteers

Take an active role in community safety. Opportunities include: neighborhood speed watch, Harbor Patrol, fingerprinting, City Hall hosting and more! Learn more... 

 


Community Volunteer Opportunities in Thurston County

Search the Volunteer Connection database maintained by the United Way of Thurston County.