Volunteer Receptionist at Civil Rights Org


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


International District near Downtown Seattle2 blocks from Metro's Int'l Dist Tunnel StationSeattle, WA 98104


The Volunteer Receptionist position involves general office work including the following:

Greet and direct visitors; field incoming phone calls; provide general information about CAIR, calmly respond to people seeking CAIR's help; handle typing, copying, data-entry, collating mailing materials and other assignments; help maintain clean and organized office environment; assist in event planning; other office tasks as needed

Basic orientation and a detailed procedure manual are provided to quickly become acquainted with task procedures.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as editing and proof-reading skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Professional demeanor
  • Demonstrated punctuality and reliability
  • Internal sense of urgency and initiative that promotes focus, creative thinking and solutions
  • Exceptional organizational skills and meticulous attention to details

Time commitment: A minimum six month, 8 hours per week commitment is required. This position requires all hours to be completed in the office, within the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday.


Please email info@cairseattle.org and, in the subject line, please clearly indicate the title(s) of the position(s) in which you are interested, in order of preference.

Please include in your e-mail an explanation of why you are interested in the position, any relevant experience or skills, and your complete contact information (full name, email, and phone number). You may also include a résumé and at least two references who can speak to your professional abilities. Applicants must pass a background check. All internship and volunteer positions at CAIR-WA are unpaid.

Students interested in receiving academic credit (college) or community service hours (high school) should indicate so in their e-mail. Credit may be arranged during the first week of the academic term.

Please note: ALL POSITIONS ARE OPEN IMMEDIATELY we respond to applications year-round IMMEDIATELY as they are received, so apply now!



  • Customer Service

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 8 hours/week for minimum 6 months
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