Volunteer

Interested in volunteering? We need your help! Please take a look at the opportunities below and fill out the application for more information.

School Day Tutoring: This program serves students in the classroom during the school day. These students have been in the United States for less than a year and are adapting to a new culture, community, and education system. Tutors work one-on-one with students in specific classes (English, math, science, etc.) based on schedule and interests.

Days: Monday – Friday. The school day runs from 8:45am-3:15pm
Location: Seattle World School (1700 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122)

After School Tutoring: This program serves about 30-50 immigrant and refugee students every day. Students bring assignments from all their classes and at a variety of levels (from kindergarten to high school).

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 3:30pm-5:30pm
Location: Seattle World School (1700 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122)

Saturday School: This is a multicultural academic program. Students engage in intensive English and math instruction, followed by fun team-building academic activities. Students also go on field trips to the Zoo, Aquarium, Cougar Mountain, and other fun locations.

Days: Saturday – 9am-1pm
Location: Seattle World School (1700 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122)

Benefit Dinner: This is an annual fundraising event that happens in the Spring. The Benefit Dinner includes a live auction and raise the paddle, where proceeds go to benefit our ongoing youth & family, early learning, and civic engagement programs.

Date: 2017 Annual Benefit Dinner is on Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: Doors open at 6:00 pm, Dinner begins at 7:00 pm
Location: Saint Demetrios Hall (2100 Boyer Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112)
*In the volunteer form below, please mark Special Project and fill in the “Is there anything else…” section with the shift you’ll be volunteering for. The following are general roles, but volunteers will be assigned based on availability and needs. 

  • 3:30-6:00 PM – Set-up
  • 5:00-7:00 PM – Check-in, runners, servers
  • 5:00-9:00 PM – Servers, raffle and auction support, check-in, check-out
  • 8:00-10:00 PM – Check-out, clean-up

Please contact Sieng Douangdala, Volunteer Manager, to sign up or for more information: sieng.douangdala@vfaseattle.org.