Volunteer

Volunteer OpportunitiesPassionate about helping families? We are looking for your energy! A myriad of volunteer positions are available with Seattle Milk Fund for people with various interests and expertise.

Open volunteer positions:

  • Volunteer Mentor – This is a great, flexible position that allows you to directly connect with the students in our program. This at-home position requires, on average, one hour of volunteering per month. Our mentors support our students and their families throughout the academic quarter by providing encouragement, resources, and guidance as they progress towards graduation. By volunteering for this position, you will be offering our students the best preparation for life after graduation — giving them a much needed boost for today’s competitive job market. You can read about our current students and their successes here.
  • Spring Cleaning Party – Roll up your sleeves Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and come celebrate Earth Day with us! We’re looking for volunteers to help spruce up the inside and outside of our office. Tasks include gardening, office organization, garage de-cluttering, and anything else you can think of to make our office shine. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
  • Thank You CrewAre you available Thursday, May 7 or Monday, May 18? If so, come over to our office and help us thank our donors by writing cards and making phone calls. Any amount of time that you can devote between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on these days would be greatly appreciated. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

If you would like to volunteer for any of these positions, please contact us at program@seattlemilkfund.org or 206-526-7944.

Are you new to Seattle Milk Fund, and interested in future volunteer opportunities? Or, do you have a special skill or talent you’d like to share with us? We’d love to hear from you! Please fill out this form and we’ll be in touch soon.

Volunteer for the Holidays with Seattle Milk Fund

We have several volunteer opportunities open over the holidays. If you are interested in volunteering for our Thanksgiving Baskets event on Nov. 20-22 or at CookieFest on Dec. 13, feel free to call us at the office to learn more at 206-526-7944. You can also sign up for upcoming events, here.

Volunteers needed for the following events:

Our Thanksgiving Basket program is provided to our students and their families as part of our family support portion of their child care grant. All families receive a basket of Thanksgiving food, a turkey and a $50 grocery gift card. We need volunteers to assist with setting up the food that has been donated.  A big thank you to National Frozen Foods and the Kiwanis Club of Industrial Seattle for providing the food for the baskets.

Our annual CookieFest event is a cookie-lovers dream! Seattle’s best bakers and bakeries come together to donate thousands and thousands of holiday-inspired cookies each year to benefit Seattle Milk Fund. We need volunteers to help set up, staff tables, and help people pick out their favorite cookies!

GiveBIG is coming to town May 6th

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Midnight to Midnight, May 6th,  you have the opportunity to participate in a full day of giving and the chance to becomeKim and Erin Cropped Seattle Milk Fund’s newest Super Hero.  Just like Kim and Erin, our unsung heroes open doors to better jobs, renewed  confidence and financial  stability for local families.  They create endless opportunities for our recipients through their support and volunteerism.

SMF thrives with the support of our donors, volunteers and members.  When The Seattle Foundation hosts its fourth annual GiveBIG, you too can step up to the plate and become one of our Super Heroes!

May 6th GiveBIG or  GiveLittle
Help SMF Meet Our 2014 GiveBIG Goal
The Most New Super Hero Donations in One Day!

Your GiveBIG donation will be joined with all GiveBIG donations to create the largest one-day-donations for Seattle Milk Fund.  So, please GiveBIG or GiveLittle because every dollar counts.

Your Super Hero Power:     Strengthening a family’s  future!

 

Help Us Spread the Good News!

HELP Seattle Milk Fund receive more NEW and returning individual donor gifts, than ever before, by INVITING a neighbor to join you in making a gift to Seattle Milk Fund, to help decrease the likelihood a child is raised in poverty!

SHARE the news that SMF is removing financial barriers to higher education for low income parents, by ASKING a colleague to help fulfill a Childcare, Education or Family Support Grant for a resilient parent in order to provide access to college!

PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES to help move families out of poverty, by SPREADING the word to your friends, family and neighbors, OFFERING OPPORTUNITIES to make dreams come true.

Giving is a joy, ALLOW OTHERS TO GIVE THROUGH YOUR KNOWLEDGE, by sharing Seattle Milk Fund with others.  CREATE PHILANTHROPIC AVENUES for others to feel great about the strong futures they create for local families.

Save the Date – GiveBIG – May 6th.

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Volunteer Contact Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteer for Seattle Milk Fund Organization. Someone from our office will contact you to follow up on your inquiry.