Seattle Children’s offers opportunities to high school seniors to accumulate hours and experience for their cumulative projects. Learn more about opportunities from the list below.
Learn more about volunteering requirements and opportunities to find out what position is right for you. As a volunteer, you will help us to achieve our mission to prevent, treat and eliminate pediatric disease.
Volunteers are needed for child care during the Autism Center’s family support groups. The minimum age 18. Please contact Lynn Vigo for more information.
Participate in a Hospital Item Drive
Drives are held periodically at Children’s to collect various items for inpatients. If you want to coordinate a book or toiletry drive, contact Toni Ho. For all other drives – blankets, crayons, Beanie Babies, etc. – contact the volunteer office.
Promote Disability Awareness
The activities below can be used as a whole or in part in order to satisfy the requirements of your senior project. For more information, contact Julie Povick.
- Find out what is it like to have a disability with hands-on modules
- Experience a daily activity while being blind or deaf
- Experience what it is like to read a paper while having a learning disability
- Research an illness, disability or public policy relating to healthcare
- Write a series of book reports based on a reading list provided by External Affairs
- Watch the video A Day in the Life, made by teens with cancer
Contact Julie Povick with questions on any of the senior project ideas listed above.