Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering with Sound Generations is a great way for people of all ages to get involved with their local community! Last year, we had 2,125 individuals donate their time to help us further our mission to support people on their aging journey.

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities for people of all talents, interests, and schedules. Become a volunteer today!

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Events & Admin

Have fun while giving back to the community.

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Volunteer Transportation Driver

Become a volunteer driver with this flexible schedule opportunity.

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Meals on Wheels

Join us in the fight against hunger in King County.

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Community Dining

Feed older adults at your local community dining site.

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Senior Centers

Volunteer at your local senior center.

All Volunteer Opportunities

Position:  Administrative Volunteer
Program:  Marketing and Philanthropy
Location: In person
Schedule: Flexible, looking for 2-4 hours per week
Duration: Short-term
Group or Individual: Both
Kid Friendly: No
Contact: development@soundgenerations.org
Summary: We are actively seeking volunteers to assist our Marketing and Philanthropy department with various administrative tasks.
Description: Join our Fundraising Team!  As a Marketing and Philanthropy volunteer, you will assist the team with a variety of administrative needs, that include data entry, letter folding, and mailing activities. Feel free to share your comfort level for computer-oriented tasks, we have a variety of jobs for all computer ability levels!
Requirements: Should be detail-oriented, okay with repetitive motion activities, and for data entry, be familiar with Salesforce and/or Microsoft Suite and able to type 40wpm.

Volunteer Application Form

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Social Media Ambassador

Are you savvy with social media and have a following of 200 or more? Are you passionate about supporting aging adults? Then we want to hear from you. Sound Generations supports people on their aging journey through community connections and accessible services. COVID-19 has merely highlighted the challenges older adults face EVERYDAY!  Help spread the word about the importance of what we’ve been doing for aging adults for the past 50 years.  With your advocacy, we can continue to support the basic needs of our aging neighbors now and in the future!

 

Position: Ambassador

Program: Marketing and Philanthropy

Location: Virtual

Schedule: One-time/ Ongoing/ Flexible

Duration: 1-2 hours a week (this can be the minimum knowing they can always do more)

Group or Individual: Individuals

Kid Friendly: Yes (with parent permission and supervision)

Contact:  development@soundgenerations.org

Summary: We are actively seeking volunteers to assist us in bringing awareness to the needs of aging adults in King County during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full Description: Outreach with us!  We are looking for individuals who are no strangers to social media.  Time has shown that the friends and followers of people who share news and information about a cause they believe are more likely to show support and donate alongside their friends. Looking for 4-10 individuals who are open to posting on social media to share how they can support Sound Generations and our programs during the COVID-19 crisis.

Requirements: Should be personable and comfortable with sharing information on personal social media sites regarding the needs of the aging community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social Media Toolkit for Ambassadors: Download the Sound Generations Social Media Toolkit

Photos for Social Media Ambassadors:

Volunteer Application Form

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Position: Driver
Program: Volunteer Transportation
Location: Throughout King County
Schedule: Weekdays, flexible
Duration: Ongoing
Group or Individual: Individual
Kid Friendly: No
Summary: Change lives by giving rides! Drive seniors to and from their important medical appointments.

Description: Help older adults throughout King County get to their important and life-sustaining medical appointments. Using your own vehicle, you would drive seniors to their appointments, wait for them, and return them home, providing friendly companionship for the round trip. This flexible opportunity allows you to choose which days, times, frequency, and areas you wish to serve. You may also change your availability weekly. Our program staff will happily work to accommodate your schedule. Take a turn in the right direction, become a volunteer driver today!

Requirements: Volunteers must have a valid Washington State driver’s license and auto insurance, a reliable vehicle, no moving violations in the past two years, ability to pass a criminal background check, and some weekday availability.

If you have questions before applying, please email our program at vts@soundgenerations.org


Volunteer Toolkit

Open our Volunteer Toolkit


Volunteer Policies

Our volunteer policies can be reviewed here.