Volunteer Opportunity

Help West Seattle Families at the High Point Health Fair!

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Neighborhood House | Seattle, WA
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Start Date

August 7, 2019

End Date

August 7, 2019

Times of Day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

One-time only


The High Point Health Fair provides free health services and resources to help families stay safe and drug free! There will also be free healthy food, prizes, entertainment, and giveaways. Don’t miss this fun, healthy, and family-friendly event!


SET UP | 2:30p – 4:30p

Help event organizers with activities related to event set up. Volunteers must be able to lift, squat, and carry 20 lbs. 

Minimum Age: 16 | Need: 6-10 people 


FOOD PREP & SERVING | 3p – 6:30p

You will be responsible for preparing food, welcoming guests, helping ensure their food is delivered in a timely manner, responding to any culinary requests, answering any necessary questions and/or directing them to troubleshooting as needed. Food Handlers’ Permit preferred, but not required. 

Minimum Age: 16 | Need: 4-8 people


COMPOST CAPTAINS | 4:30p –7p

Act as the ambassador of each of the garbage/recycle/compost stations and direct guests to proper disposal of their items as needed.  

Minimum age: 16 | Need: 2-4 people


BACKPACK DISTRIBUTION | 4:30p – 6:30p

Distribute backpacks filled with supplies to families and youth attending the fair. 

Minimum age: 16 | Need: 2-4 people


NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE AMBASSADOR | 4p – 6:30p

Assist people visiting Neighborhood House’s Outreach Table by answering questions, distributing materials, and being a friendly face for our agency.

Minimum age: 16 | Need: 2 people


INTERPRETATION | 4:30p – 6:30p

Assist fair participants by translating as needed in Somali, Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer/Cambodian, Amharic, Oromo, or Spanish.

Minimum age: 16 | Need: The more the merrier!


KIDS ACTIVITIES | 3:30p – 6:30p

Keep station clean and do crowd control.

Minimum age: 16 | Need: 1 person


Can you do henna, face painting, origami or another fun art or craft activity? We can provide the supplies if you can provide the skill and enthusiasm!

Minimum age: 12+, with adult | Need: 4-6 people


TRAFFIC MARSHALLS | 3:30p – 7:30p

Answering questions of displaced drivers and pedestrians, and keeping them safe along the route are key. Duties include a proper understanding of the detour, being able to stop pedestrian and/or traffic as needed. 

Minimum age: 18 | Need: 4 people per shift (4 shifts)


PHOTOGRAPHER | 4:30p – 6:30p

Do you have a knack for photography and a love of capturing the many faces and personalities that make up our community? Photos may be used for fundraising, community, and employee events. We will provide a list of the types of photos we would like to receive. 

Minimum age: 16 | Need: 1-2 people 


CLEAN UP | 6p – 7:30p

Help us leave our High Point Center a fresh and welcoming place to be by assisting in event clean-up. 

Minimum age: 16

Need: Many hands make light work; the more the merrier!


To register or for questions, please contact Janelle Losse, Volunteer Services Manager, at janellel@nhwa.org or 206.461.8430 x 2006. 


The High Point Health Fair provides free health services and resources to help families stay safe and drug free! There will also be free healthy food, prizes, entertainment, and giveaways. Don’t miss this fun, healthy, and family-friendly event…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

6400 Sylvan Way Southwest, Seattle, WA 98126
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