Welcome to Volunteer Safety Hero!

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VOLUNTEERS make up a large part of the nonprofit workforce and do valuable work for our communities. We need to keep these vital workers safe and healthy while recognizing the flexible nature of their hours. Volunteer Safety Hero is designed to deliver lightning-fast, easy-to-access safety information for volunteers and their managers .

Free Volunteer Safety Guide in English or Spanish

For Volunteer Managers, Executive Directors, and Boards

The Volunteer Safety Hero Guide 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 EspaƱol:

Free Safety Tools for Volunteers

Volunteer Safety Hero has easy-to-use safety tools for you! Each topic is addressed on a one-page card, a brief web page, and a short video (videos coming in 2023). All it takes is a few minutes, and you’ll stay safe and healthy while volunteering.

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Bookmark the Volunteer Safety Topics list, which is being updated with tools in both English and Spanish as they get developed.

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