Volunteers help us help others.
At Goodwill, we rely on skilled and dedicated volunteers to achieve our mission of changing lives through jobs. By giving of your time and your talents, you can become an integral part of this mission and benefit not just the people Goodwill serves, but our entire community.
There are many ways to get involved as a volunteer including:
- Job Training & Education tutor, instructor’s aide, and computer lab assistant
- Vintage Fashion Collection model, assistant, or researcher
- Administration and Support Services department support
- Special events
- Corporate volunteer opportunities
Seattle Goodwill’s Design Challenge, Glitter Gala, and Glitter Sale are right around the corner and we need you! Continue reading to learn more about available positions and events.
Design Challenge positions include:
- Registration assistant
- Guest seating assistant
- No-Sew Refashion Contest assistant
- General event assistant
To sign up for the Design Challenge, click here.
33rd Annual Glitter Sale
Saturday, November 5 & Sunday, November 6
Shifts between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm (special incentive for last shift of each day!)
Corporate and community groups welcome: contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Seattle Goodwill Store (1400 S. Lane St., Seattle)
Glitter Sale positions include:
- Pre-event group projects (September, October): contact email@example.com
- Jewelry counter attendant
- Sales floor attendant/recovery assistant
- Line assistant
- Checkout assistant
To sign up for the Glitter Sale, click here.
Volunteer at the Glitter Sale Preview event on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Click here to sign up! Preview volunteers will have the opportunity to shop the Preview sale (after their shift) by purchasing half price tickets.
2016 Job Training & Education Class Session Dates:
Session 1: January 4 – February 25
Session 2: March 14 – May 5
Session 3: May 23 – July 14
Session 4: August 8 – September 29
Session 5: October 17 – December 8
Open volunteer positions in our Job Training & Education Centers are listed at the right-hand side of this page.
Ready to get involved? Please contact Ingrid Hartsock, our Volunteer Resource Coordinator, at (206) 860-5732 or .
Juliana Santos grew up in Brazil. As a girl in her home country, she learned English and experienced difficulties that many of our students face. As an adult in Brazil, she taught English. When she and her husband moved to Seattle less than two years ago, she was introduced to Seattle Goodwill through a new friend who was taking classes. In February of 2015, she began volunteering in our Seattle Job Training and Education (JTE) Center, and has since donated over 600 hours of her time. Read More