Emergency Shelter Sites Design Volunteer

Cause Areas


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


105 5th Ave SSteSeattle, WA 98104


The Seattle Office of Emergency Management partners with the community to prepare for, respond to, mitigate the impacts of, and recover from disasters.

Therefore, we are partnering with Seattle Parks & Recreation Emergency Management Coordinator to recruit a motivated and savvy volunteer to map and design all SPR priority sheltering sites in Seattle. This position will map and design floor plans that will be used to guide the sheltering of individuals after a catastrophic disaster. This position requires learning sheltering requirements and candidates must have working knowledge of spatial design, utilizing Design IT programs or other relevant experience.

This position is a great fit for adult students and/or professional architects, urban planners, interior or spatial designers, and Capstone projects.

An understanding of emergency management and/or emergency sheltering is a plus. Start date is ASAP! Work must be completed by June 2018.

We look forward to hearing from you!


  • Interior Design
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Architecture
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 4-6 months
  • Demonstrated spatial design experience

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