Volunteering is a great way to get connected in your community. For 2015, our metropolitan area ranks #8 (out of 51) in terms of the number of volunteers with 31.1% of residents getting involved. See more interesting volunteer facts on the governments website. There are many volunteer opportunities in your community. Nearly all nonprofits rely on volunteers to execute their mission. So the first stop in your volunteer hunt is your favorite local nonprofit. But there are also websites that the nonprofits use to publicize their specific volunteer opportunities. Here are just a few.

Seattle Works
United Way of King County
City of Seattle
Volunteering doesn’t just help out the nonprofit. Many people find volunteering fun, rewarding, and a great way to meet new friends. What are you waiting for? Get out there and volunteer.

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