If you love to give in the West Seattle Junction, this is the place for you.
Join the growing number of volunteers who are doing good in the Junction neighborhood.
The West Seattle Junction is a thriving community located in the heart of West Seattle. We are seeking ongoing opportunities for volunteers to spend worthwhile time making the Junction a thriving and exciting place to live. Opportunities range from festival support, to Junction ambassadors, to street team, to Junction clean-up.
We also have volunteer opportunities during our many community festivals including: Summer Fest, Harvest Festival, Spring Clean Up, Hometown Holidays, and Art Walk. Photo by Junction volunteer Tami Littlejohn.
Currently we’re accepting volunteers for:
Art Walk, second Thursday of each month. Art Walk Street Team! Guide attendees to art openings and restaurants during art walk night. Stroll the streets handing out maps and helping folks find the event participants. You can also register to distribute posters and maps the beginning of each quarter. New in 2018 be the admin guru by posting the Art Walk across the city calendars and guides. Love art and want to spread the word? Sign up to hand out information to businesses and artists on ways to get involved. Sign up here.
Reuse and Recycle, Saturday June 30th 9am to 1pm. Help the West Seattle community recycle in this second annual clean up event. Everyone likes to get rid of the stuff that’s been cluttering up their space, from old paperwork to large appliances! Join us in this fulfilling volunteer event as we help folks recycle in an earth-friendly way. We’ll be joined by Waste Management, Goodwill, Iron Mountain Shredding and Styro Recycle. You’ll be directing traffic around the large 42nd Ave parking lot, getting people to the right recycle truck and taking surveys. It’s three hours well spent! There’s two shifts 8 am to 11 am and 11 am to 2pm. You can Sign up here for the Reuse Recycle Event.
Summer Fest, July 13th – 15th. It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year, the West Seattle party in the streets – Summer Fest. Volunteering with Summer Fest puts you right in the middle of the action for three full days. We have plenty of volunteer opportunities, from info booth to photographers to merch booth by the main music stage. If being in the office is more your vibe, the Junction has plenty for you to do including assistant to the Executive Director supporting the festival prior to the event, to being on the street team handing out posters. Join the party now! Sign up here for Summer Fest.
PAWrade in the Junction, Saturday July 21st 9:00 am to 12 Noon. Join the Junction as we host the first ever PAWrade as part of the Rotary Grand Parade. This year the Junction is taking over the pre-Grand Parade in something completely new! We’re inviting four-legged friends and their humans to show off in this fun family event as we stroll, walk, prance and play down California Ave through the Junction. We need volunteers to help with registration and check-in, judging (from Genesee to Edmunds), photographs and prize presentation. Check out the fun opportunities here. WOOF!
West Seattle Outdoor Movies, beginning July 21 for six Saturdays. We are ready to start another great season of fun, family films and need your volunteer help. Summer season films begin the weekend after Summer Fest and will be shown on Saturday July 21st, Saturday July 28th, Saturday August 4th, Saturday August 11th, Saturday August 18th and Saturday, August 25th. All movies start at dusk and we will have plenty of pre-movie activities too including more live music, raffles, movie shorts and other fun stuff. Both the YMCA and the Junction are seeking volunteers for a variety of positions. As a thank-you, the Fauntleroy YMCA will be offering a FREE family (that’s you and your family) one-day pass. Enjoy the full benefits of the YMCA! Sign up here!
Volunteer at Sub Pop, Saturday August 11th Alki Beach. Sub Pop Records is offering a fun volunteer opportunity on Saturday August 11th at our 30th Anniversary music festival! They are hoping to recruit fellow music lovers to act as traffic directors, information officers, trash pickup and all around good stewards of the community. This music festival is located within a very populated community and it is their hope that the festival attendees treat the neighborhood with respect. The volunteers will set the tone through leading by example and making our calm, respectful presence be known. What’s in it for you? A free Sub Pop t shirt and live music on 4 stages! Shifts will be approximately 2-3 hours. Volunteers will be located on Alki Ave SW, (between 56th and 63rd) 59th street (between Stevens and Alki) and the Alki Playfield. If you are interested, contact Kara Mattaini at ; or (206) 428-1337
West Seattle Late Summer Wine Walk, Friday September 28th 5pm to 9pm. It’s time for wine! Join the Junction as we host the Late Summer Wine Walk. We need your help producing another very popular Wine Walk. You can sign up now to help set up, check people in, take photographs or rove the streets. Each volunteer will receive a Wine Walk glass and six tasking tickets as a thank you! It’s a popular event for volunteers, so sign up soon right here!
Want to learn about all the Junction opportunities?
Tuesday, June 26th 6pm to 6:45pm. Junction Office: 4210 SW Oregon St, Suite A. We are located above Shadowland on California Ave and SW Oregon. Enter off Oregon, look for the red door. The Junction office is the first door on the right.
Want to know more about the full range of opportunities? Complete the registration below.
Join the volunteers who make the West Seattle Junction a great place!
The mission of the West Seattle Junction Association is to develop, encourage, promote and participate in activities that enhance a healthy economic, social and environmental climate for the West Seattle Junction community.
The West Seattle Junction Association was established as a Business Improvement Area in 1987 to carry out parking, clean up, beautification and promotional activities in the business district. Our efforts are directed to create a vibrant community business district with a healthy mix of small specialty businesses and smaller retail chains that will attract shoppers for their recreational, dining and shopping needs. One of largest community events is the West Seattle Summer Fest, our annual three-day summer street festival.