Volunteer Safety Hero: keeping volunteers safe and healthy

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VOLUNTEERS make up a large part of the nonprofit workforce and do valuable work for our communities. Volunteer Safety Hero keeps these vital workers safe and healthy while recognizing the flexible nature of their hours.

For nonprofit leaders: Learn about volunteer safety

Great for volunteer managers and coordinators, executive directors, and board members.

Take a short course in volunteer safety from Nonprofit Safety Hero

Read the Volunteer Safety Hero Guide in Spanish or English. It explains what nonprofits need to know about the following:

  • Safety and health law
  • How to keep volunteers safe
  • How to insure workers through the Washington State Workers’ Compensation program

Download the Volunteer Safety Guide (PDF, 6pp) below:

In English:

En Español:

For all volunteers: 20 lightning-fast, easy-to-access Safety Topics

Volunteer Safety Hero has easy-to-use safety tools for everyone! Each topic is addressed in 3 formats: flip cards, videos, and web pages. These are available in both English and Spanish, so you’re sure to find a format that works for you.

Watch all 20 videos and become a Volunteer Safety Hero! (available in both English and Spanish)