Volunteer Services is proud to offer over twenty different roles in which volunteers are able to support the patients and caregivers at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Many of our roles are currently full or have limited availability. Please consider volunteering in a role that has an URGENT NEED until space becomes available. The following is an alphabetical list of all of our volunteer roles – please refer to the application for an updated list of available volunteer roles:
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.
provide comfort hand massages to our patients and caregivers in the outpatient clinic (must be licensed massage therapists and insured). Weekday/daytime availability.
provide compassionate, caring and hygienic head shaves and head massages to customers seeking assistance with hair loss. These services will be offered at Shine retail store, which opened in September at the SCCA House located at 207 Pontius Avenue N. Must possess a valid Washington State Cosmetology license.
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.
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.
provide service to the patients and family members waiting to be seen in the 4th floor General Oncology/Hematology clinic. Volunteers interested in this role will first be assigned to the Women’s Center Lobby and then transition to the General Oncology/Hematology Lobby after approximately 3-4 months. Weekday/daytime availability.
provide a welcoming presence, information about Seattle, and assist patients and visitors in the SCCA Clinic. Weekday/daytime availability.
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.
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.
provide assistance to staff with special projects and assist patients and caregivers attending classes and events hosted by the Patient Education Department.
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.
assist the Physical Therapist and the department by supporting patients undergoing treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
assist patients during wig fitting appointments to find an appropriate wig, including style, fit, etc. Weekday/daytime availability.
provide service to the patients and family members waiting to be seen in the 3rd floor Women's Center Clinic. Weekday/daytime availability.