Probation Volunteer Opportunities

Probation Services is currently recruiting volunteers to join us in our work.

Volunteer Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to work a minimum of 8 hours per week between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
  • Minimum 3-month service commitment. 6-month commitment is preferred.
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Complete a criminal history background check.
  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to volunteer in-person at the Seattle Municipal Court in downtown Seattle. 

Volunteer Application

Apply online using the link below. If you have questions about our volunteer program, please contact

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Volunteer Opportunities

Community Resource Center Volunteer

The Community Resource Center is a social service hub located within the courthouse. Volunteers will learn court protocols and procedures and gain a working knowledge of various community social service resources.

  • Develop a solid working knowledge of the CommunityResource Center (CRC) and community social services partners.
  • Data entry. Assist in compiling data using Excel and preparing monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Work a minimum of 8 hours per week in the CRC facilitating defendant linkages to DSHS, housing, mental health, chemical dependency services, and other as necessary.
  • Conduct orientation for individuals visiting the CRC.
  • Provide excellent customer service and develop written communications.
  • Answer phone and greet visitors in a friendly, professional manner.
  • Review paperwork for completeness and access client information through computerized data entry/retrieval system.
  • Work closely with supervisor regarding client issues.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and decorum of Seattle Municipal Court.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.

Municipal Court

Address: 600 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO BOX 34987, Seattle, WA, 98124-4987
Phone: (206) 684-5600

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