The Low Income Housing Institute provides housing for low income, homeless and formerly homeless people, advocates for just housing policies, and assists those we serve in maintaining stable housing and increasing their self-sufficiency.
Our North Seattle site, Aki Kurose Village, is a home to more than 200 low income individuals, including over 90 kids. Many of its residents are in the process of transitioning out of homelessness; others are working families who can't afford market rate apartments.
Kids and youth living in this community are looking for a volunteer to lead fun and educational after-school activities in their community room and/or outdoor play area next door. Help build community among Aki Kurose Village youngest residents and enjoy a fun time with kids from around the wolrd!
Plan, coordinate and lead weekly activities for a group of up to 10 kids ages 5-10; secure activity supplies as needed. Some ideas of activities you may propose to lead include: arts, crafts, reading, games, sports, and more! You will plan your activities and supplies with the on-site program coordinator.
- Give low income families transitioning out of homelessness an opportunity to focus on putting their lives back together
- Enjoy the company of our resilient, loving, open and welcoming kids who embrace every chance they have to play and have fun with volunteers
- Make friends from around the world! Many of the families living at this site are refugees
- Volunteer by yourself or apply with a friend, a family member, etc
Time commitment & Schedule: Your activity can take place on any weekday anytime between 11am and 6pm. We ask that you volunteer once a week for 2-3 hours.Transportation: Free parking is available. Location easily accesible by bus.
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18