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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.


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.

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Examples of Volunteer Programs

Examples of Volunteer Policies and Manuals

Examples of Application and Agreement Forms

Examples of Volunteerism Indicators

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Last Modified: June 22, 2022