Current Volunteer Opportunities

Current Volunteer Opportunities at FamilyWorks

Supermarket Saturday Food Drive

  • When: The third Saturday of the month from 9 am to 1 pm, in one hour shifts
  • Where:  Wallingford QFC, 1801 N 46th St.
  • Activities:  Volunteers will hand out flyers to shoppers which list the non-perishable goods needed for our food bank.  Shoppers then purchase the items and donate them to us.  This is also an opportunity to engage the community in conversations about how the food bank helps our community.
  • Who:  School-aged children (5 and Up) with their families are welcome!

Please note: Supermarket Saturdays happen on the third Saturday of the month (with some exceptions). Dates are: Feb 18th, Mar 18th, Apr 15th, May 20th, June 17th, Jul 15th, Aug 19th, Sep 16th, Oct 21st, Nov 4th .

Note: May 20 food drive has been CANCELLED

Sign up for the June 17 Food Drive Here

Sign up for the July 15 Food Drive Here

Sign up for the August 19 Food Drive Here

VIP Program Volunteer needed!
Apply your skills, build your resume, gain experience and help us grow our volunteer program!

FamilyWorks has been chosen to participate in 501 Commons and United Way of King County’s Volunteer Impact Program Manager Corps! We need a committed volunteer who would appreciate the additional experience as they help us develop and sustain effective volunteer practices.

You would volunteer about 10 hours per week during the 9 – 5 workday, from mid- June through September, receive on-going support from 501Commons, and can earn a United Way service award of $400 and internship credit.

Visit 501Commons.org/engage/VMC to learn more and apply or contact Juli Forman at juli@501commons.org.

Fremont 5K and Briefcase Relay

What: The Fremont 5k & Briefcase relay is a fun event where people carry briefcases of food to be donated to FamilyWorks!

Where: 801 N. 34th Street, at the Adobe Plaza next to the Waiting for the Interurban Statue by the Fremont Bridge

When:  Friday June 2– 4:30-8:00 pm

Who: We need between 25-35 volunteers to help out with this event, from monitoring the course, receiving donations, packet pickup, clothing check and checking the timing chips.

Sign up here!

Greenwood Classic Car Show Food Drive!

What: The Greenwood Car Show occurs every year and is a fun event featuring classic cars. During this event there will be a food drive benefitting FamilyWorks!

When: Saturday, June 24: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Safeway at 87th and Greenwood: 8704 Greenwood Ave N.

Who: Individuals and families with children are welcome!

How Many: Four volunteers for each two hour shift. Feel free to sign up for multiple shifts! If you are coming with your family or friends, please sign each person up for a shift. Please give us plenty of notice if you need to cancel so we can find a substitute. Thank you!

Sign up here!

High School Students: Need those service hours? Come volunteer with us over the summer! Lots of our volunteers go on vacation and we could use extra help during these times.

Please contact Elizabeth Ralston at elizabethr@familyworksseattle.org if interested in any of these opportunities or if you have questions!

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