Volunteers are an essential part of Northwest Folklife!

Help us make the magic of Northwest Folklife happen—volunteer with us! Whether through taking photos at the Our Big Neighborhood events, joining our street team to distribute posters throughout the city or helping us welcome guests at the Northwest Folklife Festival, any and all of your volunteer efforts are welcome and valued!

If you are a minor, please print and sign the Code of Conduct below.
A parental or guardian signature is required.


Do you want to get involved with Northwest Folklife throughout the year? Fill out our General Application Form and let us know about your interests and skills so we can find the perfect role for you!

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Click here to Volunteer!

From Home to Home: Northwest Folklife Festival
May 23-25, 2020

Although Northwest Folklife Festival is virtual this year, there are still ways to help out! We want you to share the Folklife story. Share news about our virtual festival, our programs, and why you support Northwest Folklife. Get the word out on your social media pages, in your zoom meetings, and to any fun folks you may know.

If you would like to help us with our fundraising campaign you can submit a 30 second video telling us why Norhtwest Folklife is important to you.

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Click here to Volunteer!


Virtual Movin' Around the World: Spring
April 13 - 19, 2020

Join in on the fun at Movin' Around the World: Spring! Experience the cultures of the world at Movin’ Around the World: Spring, a weeklong celebration filled with performances, activities, and family fun. We are no longer accepting applications for volunteers, but we encourage you to participate in the event virtually! 

For more information, email us or call 206-684-7303. Thank you for your support!