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.

AARP Driver Safety Course

Fridays, March 1st and 8th, 9:00am – 1:00pm, SESSC Wellness Room
Facilitator: Marge Lutton 
Cost: $15.00 AARP Members, $20.00 Non-AARP Members
Now is a great time to refresh and enhance your driving skills.  This is a great course to get you “up to speed” with the latest information on driver safety.  Completion of the course may make you eligible for a discount on your car insurance.  Must attend both sessions to complete the course.  Sign up at the Front Desk.

 

King County Exemption Program — Fall Prevention

King County Senior Exemption Program
Tuesdays, 03/12, 10:00am – 11:30am, SESSC Multipurpose Room
Cost: Complimentary
Come to see if you are eligible for a reduction in property taxes.

 

 

Columbia Legal Services – Fraud Presentation

Fraud Presentation
Tuesday, 03/05, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, SESSC Multipurpose Room
Cost: Complimentary
Columbia Legal Services’ attorneys will present ways you can prevent being a victim of fraud. Sign up at the Front Desk.