Volunteers are an essential part of Northwest Folklife! The majority of our volunteer opportunities happen in May in preparation for our annual Northwest Folklife Festival.

2017 Folkife Festival: To learn about getting involved with the 2017 Festival, please visit our Festival Volunteer page.

Seattle Children’s Festival: Northwest Folklife will be presenting the 4th annual Seattle Children’s Festival, celebrating Our Big Neighborhood on Sunday October 8th, 2017. Volunteers help us run information booths, assist with workshops and much more! If you are interested in volunteering this year, please email volunteers@nwfolklife.org with the subject line: ‘Volunteer at SCF’.

Festál Cultural Festivals: In 2017, Folklife is partnering with 23 cultural groups to celebrate Festál Turns 20. In the year of 2017, Folklife is committed to developing the visibility profile and community engagement of the year-round Festál programs. If you are interested in getting involved in any of the Festáls at the Seattle Center, please email volunteers@nwfolklife.org with the subject line: ‘Volunteer with Festál’.

 For more information, contact us at volunteers@nwfolklife.org or call (206) 684-7326.