Work on your hobby while volunteering! (First Hill)


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


820 Yesler WaySeattle, WA 98104
Strong Families, Strong Communities, Since 1906.


Do you love to knit, cross stitch, read or work on puzzles? Are you interested in giving back to your community? We have a great opportunity for you!

Neighborhood House is seeking volunteers who can assist with front desk reception at several service locations. This volunteer position is a great way to make connections with community members and provide vital support services to our Agency. And, since the position is in an office setting, its a perfect opportunity to tackle a knitting project or read that book you've been meaning to get to!

We want our partners and community members to feel welcomed when calling or visiting our sites and YOU can help us achieve this goal! Volunteers in this role will be responsible for answering phones, greeting clients and providing support to staff when needed.

- Must be comfortable working with diverse communities
- Ability to work independently
- Friendly personality and someone who enjoys providing good customer service
- Ability to speak another language (Amharic, Arabic, Somali, Spanish and/or Vietnamese) is a plus

Volunteers must be able to commit at least two hours per week for a minimum of three months. All volunteer shifts are scheduled during office hours (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm).


  • Office Reception
  • People Skills
  • Crocheting
  • Knitting
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum 2 hours per week for 3 months.

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