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Special Events Volunteer

Whether you are an individual or group – Lifelong’s special events are the perfect opportunity to give back while having a great time! Our events require hundreds of volunteers.


Review the special event job descriptions below and fill out a volunteer application today!

Dining Out For Life Restaurant Ambassador [link to DOFL page]
Invite your friends and family to dine at your restaurant shift, welcome and thank patrons and explain the event to them, answer questions about Lifelong AIDS Alliance, and distribute donation/raffle envelopes and oversee the donation box. Volunteers must be able to stand for 4-6 hours, be knowledgeable about Lifelong’s mission and services and be comfortable approaching patrons in a restaurant environment. Restaurant ambassadors help raise one-third of the total funds raised for Dining Out For Life. Apply today with our Dining Out for Life volunteer application.
Seattle AIDS Walk  [link to SAW page]
This is Lifelong's largest fundraiser and we want everyone to be involved!  Volunteer tasks include Setup, Greeters and Guides, AIDS Memorial, Donation Drop, Runner Registration, Parking, T-shirts, Start Line Cheerleader, Midpoint Cheerleader, Finish Line Cheerleader, Course Safety Monitor, After Party and Breakdown,

Lifelong Benefit Breakfast [link to breakfast page]
Lifelong's major donor event uses a variety of volunteers to help with setup and breakdown, coat check, check-in, donation collection, and decorating.   

Gay Pride
March in the Seattle Gay Pride Parade with other Lifelong volunteers, clients, staff, and supporters.  Join our rainbow and red parade contingent and help hand out approx 20,000 safer sex kits to the Seattle gay community while marching and waving to the crowds. Staff an information table at Pride Fest and spread the word about Lifelong's programs and services