Volunteer Service Requirements

20 Hours – Grade 12 (Class of 2023 – 40hrs total to graduate)

15 Hours – Grade 11 (Class of 2024 – 45hrs total to graduate)

10 Hours – Grade 10 (Class of 2025 – 50hrs total to graduate)

5 Hours – Grade 9 (Class of 2026 – 50hrs to graduate)

Students attending Curtis High School are required to complete volunteer service with an approved non-profit (501c3) organization, as part of their CHS graduation requirement, each school year. It is important for students to give back and learn the value of helping those in need. 

Volunteer service also helps students in the following ways:

The following are examples of APPROVED volunteer service activities:

The following are examples of NOT APPROVED volunteer service activities:

All volunteer/community service hours must be entered in Xello no later than April 30th each school year. 


Pierce County Library

The Virtual Teen Council meets 2 times a week, on Monday and Thursday afternoons, to hang out, play games, plan fun events and work on library projects.

Open to youth ages 13-19 and volunteer service hours are available for participation.

To register go to piercecountylibrary.org and click on the Calendar Tab, then click on the next Monday or Thursday.

If you have questions, email: teenvolunteers@piercecountylibrary.org

United way of pierce county

Virtual volunteer opportunities with United Way of Pierce County found by clicking HERE


A collective of young people changing the world. You can join a youth-led movement for good.

Learn more by clicking HERE

Year Round

Nourish Food Bank

Nourish Pierce County is the largest network of food banks in the county, that depends on many volunteers.

For more info and to Register visit nourishpc.org/volunteer/

St. Vincent de Paul (Tacoma-Pierce County)

St. Vincent de Paul provides financial, material, and spiritual assistance and support programs.

Visit svdptacoma.org for more information

chi franciscan health (pierce county)

The volunteers at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health are instrumental in helping us to fulfill our mission of providing quality, compassionate health care. Each year, our team of volunteers gives more than 100,000 hours of loyal service in 100 different areas—from nursing units and gift shops, to improvement efforts and special events. 

United Way of pierce county

No matter what experience or time you have to give, putting your skills to use will make a significant  impact in your community, and you’ll feel great from the experience. 

Talk to a Volunteer Engagement Representative at volunteer@uwpc.org 

For  more info visit the website HERE

YMCA of Pierce & Kitsap Counties

Join a community of individuals who want to give back and support their neighbors. Every hour you contribute provides children and adults the support they need to be healthy, confident, connected, and secure. 

Click HERE for more info.

Multicare volunteer services

Click HERE for more info and to sign up

F.U.N.- Families Unlimited Network

Located in our very on city of University Place

Minimum age requirement, or adult supervision

Always looking for volunteers to help out with the Food Bank on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:30 - Noon, and from Noon - 2:30, and Saturdays 8:30 to noon.  Also looking for volunteers to help with food pickups from local grocery stores Monday - Saturday from 8:30 - Noon. Give them a call at 253-460-3134 if you would like to help!

Volunteer Form and more info can be found HERE 

Habitat for humanity- tacoma/pierce county

Minimum age requirement of 16.

New Volunteer Orientation is the first step.

Visit the website HERE for more info

humane society

Tacoma & Pierce County- Visit HERE for more info

Volunteers needed for many positions

Call 253-627-5405 for more info


The Oaks at Lakewood

Call Meaghan Kalisch for more info


Click here for application

Pierce Conservation Habitat Stewardship 

Learn how YOU can create and restore wildlife habitat in Pierce County at our habitat steward training. No prior experience necessary, just the desire to get outdoors.  

Pierce Conservation District Habitat Stewardship has sites all across Pierce County, but the closest site for Curtis Vikings is Whittier Park in Fircrest! 

Whittier park sits next to the Leach Creek headwaters, which flows into Chambers Creek and then into Puget Sound.  

find local volunteer opportunities

Click HERE for more info

Click HERE to register 

for Virtual teen council dates

Join Our Team of Volunteers

Ages 14+

Click HERE for more info

Curran apple orchard

Email: curranappleorchard@gmail.com

Volunteer with the local 

Boys & Girls Club

Click HERE for more info

Coming Up

U.P. Historical Society