Volunteers are fundamental to achieving Safe Streets mission of mobilizing grassroots community change. More than 13,500 individuals, spanning from North Tacoma to Graham, volunteer invaluable gifts of time, leadership, strategy and care. We invite you to volunteer with us.
Below you will find a list of many areas you can volunteer at Safe Streets. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 253.272.6824 to get started. We’re here to help you find the position that’s just right for you.
Block Group Leader: Lead a neighborhood block group by facilitating a monthly meeting and acting as a neighborhood liaison. Many neighborhoods have active Safe Streets block groups that you are welcome to join. To see existing group, click here.
Community Clean-Ups: a great one-time volunteer opportunity for the spring and summer. Join your neighbors in community beautification.
Graffiti Removal: remove illegal and gang-related graffiti in crime prevention efforts.
Youth Leading Change: provide after-school mentoring, activity support and share expertise at seven local high school and two middle schools.
Core Youth Meetings: present a one-time training in facilitating, conflict resolution, project planning, team building, etc.
Presenter: speak to one of seven ethnic groups hosted by Korean Women’s Association and Holy Family Church. This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to exercise their skill in Vietnamese, Korean, Cambodian, Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, and Samoan language.
2018 Conference for Neighborhood Leaders Advisory Group
Advisory Group Members attend monthly meetings of the Advisory Group, starting in April and ending in November 2018 (eight total meetings). Generally, the Advisory Group will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 4:30 – 6:30 PM at Safe Streets’ office in downtown Tacoma. However, this may be adjusted to accommodate holidays or other special circumstances. Light refreshments will be provided. Members will not be expected to commit additional hours outside of meetings unless so desired by each member. Apply here
Marketing Committee Member: assist in the planning and development of Safe Streets strategic communications plan and provide marketing support for special events and projects.