Volunteers Needed:

Kitchen Volunteers

Position:    Part of Kitchen crew

Program:    Dining Services

Location:    Senior Center kitchen

Schedule:   9am-noon  M,T,W,TH or F

Duration:   Effective immediately and on-going

Contact:    Chef Phil Bennet, philipb@soundgenerations.org

We are currently seeking nutrition volunteers to help us in our kitchen by preparing and packaging up our To-Go lunches.
You may choose the day you can work during the week. Email or call 206-365-1536 for an application and more information.

Receptionist Assistant

Position:        Receptionist Assistant

Program:        Administrative Support Staff

Location:        Main entrance receptionist desk

Schedule:       Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     

Duration:        Effective immediately and on-going

Contact:         Caleb Lay; calebl@soundgenerations.org

Summary:  1st point of contact as visitors enter the facility.  Provide information regarding classes, services and Special Events.  Accept class registrations. Answer phones with a warm greeting. Filing, and copying.

Full Description:  Warmly greet visitors as they enter the facility; direct guests to classroom locations (this will require at times, physically walking them to a classroom); responsible for receipting daily cash/credit card payments and balancing receipts to POS system (Point of Sales system); registration of class/program attendees with online data entry; receipting donation funds; information assistance to callers on multi-phone line system; manage facility access in accordance with COVID-19 mandates; create warm, welcoming atmosphere for individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, races and ethnicities.

Requirements:  Must meet high standard of customer service and professionalism. Must have Microsoft Word skills, Excel spreadsheet, Outlook and Zoom meeting experience.  Have worked with cash handling in recent years to include using a POS system (Point of Sales system – electronic cash register or computer cash handling program).  Be very flexible and adaptable.  Must have an understanding of HIPPA regulations and client/agency confidentiality policies.  Willingness and ability to adhere to the Sound Generations Employee/Volunteer Policies.  Enjoys working with the public and providing detailed assistance.  Ability to abide by and guide facility guests in all safety mandates.  Must complete a volunteer application packet and interview process.  Must show proof of vaccination.

Additional languages a plus!

Volunteer Coordinator

Position:        Volunteer Coordinator

Program:        Volunteer Support

Location:        On-site

Schedule:       4-8 hours/week

Duration:        On-going

Individual(s): 1

Contact:      Caleb Lay; calebl@soundgenerations.org

Summary:    Oversee all volunteers within the senior center

Full Description:  Coordinate registration of new volunteers; implement monthly meeting and content; implement new volunteer training program and agency policies; schedule volunteer shifts; provide constructive guidance to administrative staff on volunteer issues and needs; develop and implement long term engagement practices and recognition programs

Requirements:  Experience in managing others; ability to support Employee/Volunteer Manual guidelines; ability to network external sources for new volunteers representing a wide variety of races, cultures and ethnicities.  Must complete a volunteer packet and interview process.  Must show proof of vaccination. 
Additional languages a plus!

Special Events Volunteer & Fundraising

Position:        Events Volunteer

Program:        Marketing and Public Relations

Location:         In person

Schedule:       4 hours per week

Duration:        On-going

Individual:       3-4 individuals

Contact:        Caleb Lay; calebl@soundgenerations.org

Summary: We are actively seeking volunteers to assist with developing our Special Events and Fund Raising efforts by providing various administrative tasks.

Description: Join our Fundraising Team!  As an Events volunteer, you will assist the team with a variety of administrative needs, that include: developing a fundraising activity and implementing it, data entry, letter folding, and mailing activities; develop publicity and social media postings.  You will report to the committee leader.  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.  Cash handling experience is a must and social media skills are preferred.  Additional languages are very welcome.  Must complete a Volunteer Packet and interview process.  Must show proof of vaccination.  Additional languages a plus!


Position:        Ambassador

Program:        Marketing and Philanthropy

Location:        On-site

Schedule:       Ongoing

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

Individuals:    1-2 individuals

Age Requirement:  16 years of age and older

Contact:         Caleb Lay; calebl@soundgenerations.org

Summary: We are actively seeking volunteers to assist us in bringing awareness to the Shoreline and Lake Forest Park communities of our programming and services, plus creating awareness of the aging process.

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 in are more likely to show support and donate alongside their friends. Looking for 1-2 individuals who are open to posting on social media to share how they can support Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center 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. Must have a desire to create diversity and inclusion in all programming at the senior center.  Must complete a Volunteer Packet and interview process.  Must show proof of vaccination.

Additional languages a plus!