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Volunteer Programs and Policies

This page provides examples of local government volunteer programs in Washington State, including sample policies, application forms, service agreements, and related resources.


Overview

Many cities, counties, and special districts have recognized the advantage of utilizing the skills of its community members in volunteer programs. Such programs can increase the quality and quantity of public services at a minimal cost, and provide an opportunity for citizens to contribute to the betterment of their community, creating a sense of ownership and pride.


Legal References


Examples of Volunteer Programs


Examples of Volunteer Policies and Manuals


Examples of Application and Agreement Forms


Examples of Volunteerism Indicators


Background Checks


Recommended Resources


Last Modified: December 23, 2020