Volunteer Application

Welcome to the Washington State Chapter of GLSEN!  

At GLSEN, we want every student, in every school, to be valued and treated with respect, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe that all students deserve a safe and affirming school environment where they can learn and grow.

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in promoting safe spaces and contributing to our efforts to ensure that all students across the state have the support they need.

The first step is to complete the online application below. Once we receive your information, a required background check will be conducted. After this is complete, our volunteer coordinator will contact you directly to chat about your areas of interest and upcoming opportunities. If you have any questions, please email volunteer@glsenwa.org.

Please note: We recognize that not everyone goes by their legal name, but we do need to collect your legal name in order to complete the mandatory background check. Of course, we’re happy to know you by your preferred name for every other occasion!


By submitting this application, I affirm that the facts set forth in it are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if I am accepted as a volunteer with GLSEN Washington State, any false statements, omissions, or other misrepresentations made by me on this application may result in my immediate dismissal. I also understand and acknowledge that submission of this application authorizes GLSEN Washington State to process a background check through the Washington State Patrol.