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Volunteer Opportunities

Child Life Volunteers

offer diversionary activities and companionship for pediatric patients and patients’ family members (ages 0-18yrs). Activities include crafts, games, storytelling, watching videos, and being a friendly face. Weekday/daytime availability.

Comfort Hand Massage Therapy Volunteers

provide comfort hand massages to our patients and caregivers in the outpatient clinic (must be licensed massage therapists and insured). Weekday/daytime availability.

Cosmetology/Barber Volunteers

provide compassionate, caring head shaves and wig trims to customers seeking assistance with hair loss. These services will be offered at Shine retail store at the SCCA House, located at 207 Pontius Avenue N. Must possess a valid Washington State Cosmetology license. Weekday/daytime availability.

Driver Volunteers

provide transportation from and to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Boeing Field for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) patients and their primary caregivers. Volunteer Drivers use their own vehicle for arrivals and departures. Drivers are needed at various times throughout the week.

Event Committee Volunteers

provide a more positive experience to patients and caregivers at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance by offering social and diversionary activities monthly at the Pete Gross House and SCCA House. Evening availability.

General Oncology/Hematology Lobby Volunteers

provide service to the patients and family members waiting to be seen in the 4th floor General Oncology/Hematology clinic. Weekday/daytime availability.

Guest Services Volunteers

provide a welcoming presence, information about Seattle, and assist patients and visitors in the SCCA Clinic. Weekday/daytime availability.

Healing Music Volunteers

provide soothing and comforting music to patients, caregivers, staff and volunteers in our outpatient setting, primarily in waiting/reception areas. Please see specific application for musicians. Weekday/daytime availability.

Hutch School Classroom Volunteers

assist Hutch School teachers in the classroom during a specific subject or date/time.  Weekday/daytime availability.

Hutch School Tutors

provide one-on-one tutoring as needed for students in need of additional support.  Weekday/daytime availability.

Patient and Family Resource Center Volunteers

provide assistance to staff with special projects and assists patients and caregivers in the Patient and Family Resource Center. We are currently not accepting applications for this role.

Patient Education Volunteers

provide assistance to staff with special projects and assist patients and caregivers attending classes and events hosted by the Patient Education Department.

Patient/Family Volunteers

provide practical assistance, social and emotional support for families of oncology patients who are receiving medical care at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). They enable family members to cope with the challenges of caring for a critically ill person. Typically, volunteers assist families who are from outside of western Washington. We are currently not accepting applications for this role.

Physical Therapy Volunteers

assist the Physical Therapist and the department by supporting patients undergoing treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Retail/Gift Shop Volunteers

provide efficient and courteous service to customers and help support our retail operations. Rain or Shine gift shop is located in the SCCA outpatient clinic. Shine retail store featuring specialty products for cancer patients is located at the SCCA House.

SCCA House Concierge Volunteers

assist residents at the SCCA House to navigate Seattle and answer questions about the South Lake Union neighborhood, give tours to potential residents and assist staff as needed.  Weekdays/Saturdays, daytime and evening opportunities.

SCCA House Kitchen Host Volunteers

provide efficient and courteous service to SCCA House residents, specifically in the community kitchen, by keeping the community pantry organized and assisting groups that provide a community meal to the residents. One or two evenings a month.

Volunteer Labyrinth Hosts

provide a welcoming presence, information, and brief instruction to all inquirers and walkers for the bi-monthly open labyrinth walk at the SCCA. Weekday/daytime availability.

Wig Fitter Volunteers

assist patients during wig fitting appointments to find an appropriate wig, including style, fit, etc. Weekday/daytime availability.

Women's Center Lobby Volunteers

provide service to the patients and family members waiting to be seen in the 3rd floor Women's Center Clinic. Weekday/daytime availability.