Provided a Complimentary Haircut or Head Shave to a Cancer Patient



Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


825 Eastlake Avenue East
United States


The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is seeking Volunteers to provide compassionate, caring and hygienic head shaves and wig trims to customers of Shine. Cosmetology/Barber Volunteers must possess a valid Washington State Cosmetology license. The shop is located at the patient housing building: the SCCA House, address: 1216 John Street, Seattle, Washington 98109.

Volunteer must be 21 years old, and be a licensed Cosmetologist in the State of Washington.

Essential functions include the ability to bend, reach and lift items (while restocking, unpacking and displaying goods up to 15 lbs.); ability to stand for up to two hours; vision and ability to verbalize required (necessary for communicating while performing service).

To learn more about the volunteer opportunities available, the process for applying and the application itself, please visit Orientations are offered quarterly in January, May, July and October. Specific dates are listed on the website and the application.

Pre-registration (application) and attendance at both new volunteer orientation sessions is required.

If you have additional questions, please reply to this posting, email or call 206-606-1072. Thank you for your interest!

Make a difference in a cancer patient’s life!

How To Apply

ORIENTATION Volunteers participate in two orientation sessions and a role specific orientation, along with an interview, before they are assigned to a specific shift. Volunteers are encouraged to attend in-service education programs for continuing education.

New Volunteer Orientation is offered quarterly. The next orientation is scheduled for January 17th & 24th , 3:30-6:30pm. Pre-registration and attendance at both sessions is required.

The application and more information is available at