Volunteer Opportunities

We always need new volunteers!  Opportunities include, but are not limited to, working in the B & B Diner (Community Dining Lunch Program), working in the SESSC’s Cheap Chickadee Thrift Store, and working during special events.  Stop by, call or email Kate Harkins at (206) 722-0317 to hear more and see if there is a job that’s just right for you.

  • Front Desk Receptionist – Receptionists have the special and distinct honor of being the first face new people see when they visit our Center for the first time.  Use your warm smile to greet people, both familiar and new
  • Volunteers for Wednesday Bingo –  We need volunteers for Bingo!
  • Center Beautification – Plant flowers around the Center, Change light bulbs, Dust office blinds
  • Office Support – Shred documents, assist with mailings, organize work room supplies
  • Event Assistance – One of the ways the SESSC is able to provide the activities you enjoy is by raising money through our various special events such as the Lifetime Member Dinner, Auctions, and Rainbow Bingo.  Be a part of the group that truly makes it happen at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center
  • Community Dining Lunch Program – Because participation in our lunch program has grown dramatically, Sharon Smith, our Master Chef, needs help in the kitchen with a variety of tasks, like food preparation and washing dishes. One of the perks of being a volunteer in the Community Dining Lunch program is that you don’t have to pay for lunch.  Help in the kitchen preparing lunch, as many as 5 days a week, M-F 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.
  • Computer Lab – Teach a computer class or be an on-call consultant in the lab
  • Photographer – Takes photos at SESSC events, take photos at SESSC activities, encourage people to smile
  • Teach a Class or Create your own Volunteer Opportunity – Teach ukulele or something you would enjoy teaching, plan a party, or contribute your skills in another way
  • Cheap Chickadee Thrift Shop – We need volunteers!  Be a part of the team that plays a major role in providing revenue for the Center.  Help in the thrift store weekdays and on the 3rd Saturday of the month, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
  • Fund Raising Support – Ask businesses for gift card or item donations.
  • Guide for Transportation – Assists with Casino trips, be a van driver.
  • Pick up and Delivery – Pick up items as needed, deliver items as needed.
  • Outreach Worker – be an ambassador for your center.
  • Join the Board  – contribute your energy and expertise to our volunteer leadership teams a job that’s just right for you.

SESSC 12th Annual Dinner and Auction

Saturday, February 8, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Social Hall
Ticket Price: $85.00 per person  starting 11/05/19   $100.00 per person starting 01/25/20
You are invited to join us for an evening of fun! The SESSC’s 12th Annual Dinner and Auction is one of the Southeast Seattle Senior Center’s major fundraising events.  The money raised from this event will go toward supporting the activities and programming that seniors living in the Rainier Valley and surrounding neighborhood need and use to help us help them to enhance their emotional, social and physical well-being.

Download Save the Date Flyer here.   Purchase your tickets here.

 

Rainbow Bingo – Mistletoe Madness

IMPORTANT: Click on the link below to find out how to register for our Rainbow Bingo Events
Friday, December 13, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, SESSC Social Hall
Cost: Registration Fee $20.00  Game Sheet Cost: $5.00  Both must be purchased on the day of the event before it starts. Online purchases no longer permitted.  However, you may register you and your party by sending an email to RainbowBingo@sessc.org.  Please provide your name, the names of those in your party and your contact information. Come join the fun and help support the Center!
Click on this link for more information about the recent changes: Bingo Changes from WA State Gambling Commission
Download flyer here: RB Mistletoe Madness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out these upcoming activities

Get involved and plan to attend these awesome activities!  More details about these activities can be found on the events calendar.
Global Compassion Clinic Flyer