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Community Service: Find Your Own

Find Your Own Community Service Opportunity

NOTE:  This page is in progress, and will be updated soon. Links and programs may not be current. 

Look for an opportunity connected to an interest of yours. The Shoreline area is rich with possibilities. The organizations listed below are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that will count for your community service, though this is not a complete list. If you find organizations that we should add, please let us know. The links on this page may or may not be accurate. If you are willing to help update this page, contact Marianne Stephens

You can also use online tools to find opportunities. 

Want to Look Up Your Hours? Go into your Canvas Class of 202x Course and look under Assignments. The grade for the Community Service Upload Assignment is your current total. 

Serve Washington Volunteer has opportunities statewide. Filter by county (King &/or Snohomish) for local options. 

VolunteerMatch also has local options; enter Shoreline, WA for closer events. 

The United Way Volunteer has several opportunities. Use the filter to sort by distance and enter your zip code. 



Arboretum Foundation

Edmonds Ranger-Naturalists

City of Shoreline Parks & Rec 

Mountains to Sound Greenway - 206-382-5565

Washington Trails Association - 206-625-1367

YMCA - Earth Services Corps - 206-382-4966

Arts and Culture


Camps/ Enrichment Organizations

Children and Teens

Elementary and Middle Schools

All elementary schools in the Shoreline School District can use your help for after school Homework Clubs, special events, and more. See Shoreline Schools to access to the webpages. 

Environment/ Recreation

Ginger's Pet Rescue  206-698-8800

Humane Society - 425-641-0080

Little Bits Therapeutic Riding Center - 425-882-1554

Seattle Animal Shelter - 206-386-4254

Seattle Area Feline Rescue -

Seattle Aquarium - 206-386-4320 (ext. 6)

Woodland Park Zoo - 206-615-0398


Driftwood Players

Intiman theatre - 206-269-1901

Northwest Folklife Festival - 206-648-7326

Seattle Art Museum

Seattle Children's Theater - 206-441-1768

Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council - 206-417-4645

Shoreline Museum - 206-542-7111

ROCKiT: Music and Arts on Beacon Hill

Theater Schmeater

The Vera Project


Rock Solid Science


Ballinger Family Support Center - 206-362-2842

Boys and Girls Clubs - 206-461-3890

Camp Fire Boys and Girls - 206-461-8550

Children's Museum

City of Lake Forest Park - 206-368-5440

City of Shoreline - 206-801-2700

Civil Air Patrol - 425-742-6994

Crisis Clinic - Teen Link - 206-461-3210

Explorer Scouts - 206-725-5200

Kellogg Hang Time - 206-368-4783 (ext. 6097)

King County Library System

Ronald McDonald House - 206-526-2010

Shoreline Teen Program - 206-546-3712

Shoreline Youth Programs - 206-546-5041

Teen Link

The Annex - 206-440-3227

The Rec. Center - 206-542-6511

YMCA- Shoreline - 206-364-1700

Youth Volunteer Corps - 206-325-7922

Ethnic Communities

Health Care

Recreation, esp. Running 

Senior Citizens

Social Services & Shelters

Youth Sports & Activities

Other Agencies

Chinese Information and Service Center - 206-624-4062

El Centro de las Raza - 206-329-9442

Ethnic Heritage Council (Seattle)

Alcohol/Drug Help Line - 206-722-3703

Alzheimer's Association

American Cancer Society - 206-741-8949

American Diabetes Association - 206-2824616, ext.7207

American Lung Association - 206-441-5100

Arthritis Foundation - 206-547-2707

Children's Medical Center - 206-526-2155, press 1

Harborview Medical Center - 206-731-3547

Lifelong AIDS Alliance - 206-957-1652

Make-A-Wish Foundation - 206-623-5300

Seattle Children's Hospital

Swedish Hospital Edmonds Campus  

University Hospital - 206-598-4218

UW Medicine (Northwest Hospital and other locations)

Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle Running Events

Evergreen Trail Runs

Girls on the Run 

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K (2017)

Magnuson Run Series 

Northwest Trail Runs

RunGuides Seattle Area Events

Seattle Race Center (list of area fun runs)

Anderson House - 206-364-7131

Arden Healthcare Center - 206-542-3103

Foss Home - 206-364-1300

Ida Culver House

Shoreline/LFP Senior Center - 206-365-1536

American Red Cross - 206-323-2345

Ballard Food Bank

Catholic Community Services

Center for Human Services - 206-362-7282

Children's Thrift Shop - 206-448-7609

DSHS - 206-368-7157

Food Lifeline - 206-545-6600


Meals Partnership - 206-568-7858

North Seattle Family Center - 206-364-7930

Special Olympics - 206-362-4949 (ext. 221)

Union Gospel Mission - 206-723-0767

United Way of King County

Volunteers of America - 206-782-6731

WA Talking Books & Braille Library - 206-615-0417

World Concern - 425-771-5700

Hillwood Soccer (closest youth soccer league)

N. King County Little League - 206-362-6316

Richmond Football - 206-363-1789

Shorelake Soccer - 206-362-3594

Sno-King Youth Club - 425-775-2633

Agros International

Center for Wooden Boats

City of Shoreline Parks Department

Everett Parks & Rec

King County Libraries

Seattle Center Foundation

Seattle Parks & Rec


City of Shoreline Parks & Rec