Volunteer Seattle

There are many worthwhile volunteer opportunities in Seattle. Why volunteer with EKARI Foundation? We are a laid back, fun, and easy going team, but highly dedicated and driven to making a difference in the lives of those most in need in Phalombe, Malawi, Africa. Moreover, our program effectiveness rate is 93% (we constantly strive to increase this rate to 100%) and over 90% of contributions directly affect our beneficiaries in Malawi. Chose to make a difference in the world by volunteering in Seattle with EKARI Foundation. Join our Board of Directors; apply your job skills and passions to one of our committees; or volunteer to help at an event, support our marketing efforts, update our website, etc.

Length of Volunteer Appointment

The minimum length of appointment for volunteers and committee members is 1 year; minimum 3 years for Board of Directors.

Volunteer Expectations

EKARI Foundation expects that our volunteers will be our biggest advocates within their communities during and subsequent to their volunteer experience. To spread awareness, volunteers are encouraged to support EKARI through social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and by blogging. We highly appreciate financial contributions from our U.S. volunteers and their communities. EKARI requires financial contributions from board members.

Seattle Volunteer Descriptions

We have many volunteer opportunities in Seattle. We first work to understand a potential volunteer’s interests and strengths and then match him/her with a volunteer position. In reviewing the descriptions below, answer the following questions. What are your strengths? What are you passionate about? Can you apply your job related skills to a volunteer position with EKARI?

Become part of our Board of Directors (Open positions below)

Join a Committee (no open positions at this time)

Interested in interning with EKARI or don’t see a volunteer opportunity that fits your interests? Contact us for more information.

Apply to Volunteer in Seattle

Step 1: Potential volunteer to contact EKARI Foundation about his/her interest in volunteering in Seattle.

Step 2: Potential volunteer submits volunteer application to EKARI.

Step 3: If application is accepted, EKARI meets with applicant in person, by phone, or via Skype to discuss volunteer’s interests and fit with EKARI volunteer needs as well as review Volunteer Descriptions.

Step 4: Applicant is considered and informed as to whether or not he/she has been accepted.

Step 5: EKARI and volunteer finalize logistics of volunteer activities.

Step 6: Volunteer takes action and becomes EKARI’s biggest advocate by spreading awareness to his/her community and/or through financial contributions.

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