Old Town Center Youth Program

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The Old Town Center (OTC) offers programs for youth after 2:30 p.m. on a daily basis. This is a FREE drop-in program, open to all youth! The OTC is fully supervised at all times. The center offers a nutritious snack every day, pool tables, foosball tables, air hockey, gym/basketball court, computer access, homework tutoring, X-Box 360, Wii, board and card games, big screen TV/DVD, field trips, community service opportunities, arts and crafts, leadership and much more. In addition to these opportunities, there are activities scheduled each afternoon for a wide variety of youth interests.


The Old Town Center is located at 215 N 2nd Avenue SW in Tumwater.


  • Supervision of youth/teens in grades 3-12
  • Help participants with homework/tutoring program
  • Assist in scheduled activities such as arts and crafts projects and games tournaments
  • Gym supervision


Volunteers are expected to commit to a regular shift (minimum 2 hours per week) during the program operating hours. The Old Town Center after school program is open Monday through Thursday, 2:30-6:30 p.m. and Fridays, 2:00-9:00 p.m. The Old Town Center will be closed on Friday nights when there is a Tumwater Youth Program (TYP) activity.


  • Must pass a background check
  • Must be over 18 years of age

Position Benefits

  • Great experience working with youth
  • Have a direct impact on the community
  • Have fun while making a difference!


Please call the Old Town Center/Parks and Recreation at (360) 754-4160 for more information or to volunteer.