Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in donating your time and talent to help Kindering achieve our mission! We have numerous volunteer opportunities for individuals, couples, families, corporations, youth groups, and community service agencies.

Hasbro Volunteers

Mainspring Volunteers

Little Minds at Work

Ongoing Opportunities

  • General Administrative Support (mailing, data entry, filing, photocopying, and scanning)
  • General Program Support (cleaning and sanitizing, prepping art projects, prepping therapy materials, etc.)
  • Special Event/Fundraising Support (pre-event decor/supply prep, event setup/cleanup, guest check-in, post-event mailings, etc.)
  • Working with Children: Classroom Support (experience is required, opportunities are limited, and consistent availability would be needed. Click here for a full description of the Classroom Volunteer position)
  • Management Support (data analysis, marketing, research, IT support)
  • Building Maintenance (landscaping, painting, cleaning, yard work, etc.)

Group Opportunities

We are honored to have hosted volunteer groups from the Seattle Seahawks, Boeing, Microsoft, Telephone Pioneers, United Way, Alexis de Toqueville Society, Hall Kinion & Associates, Camp Fire Boys & Girls, and the Overlake School. The following are just a few projects that these groups helped with:

  • Landscaping and painting
  • Cleaning and repairing toys and therapy equipment
  • Bulk mailing campaigns
  • Designing and decorating holiday cards
  • Procuring auction items
  • Hosting a picnic for our children

For more information on group volunteer opportunities at Kindering please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Louis Mendoza by emailing him.

Co-Host Local Community Events

Represent Kindering with a staff member at local community events!

  • Be part of a group of 1-3 volunteers who will co-host a Kindering vendor booth at local community festivals
  • Along with a Kindering staff member, volunteers will help answer questions and talk to people about Kindering
  • Festivals typically occur on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer
  • Knowledge about Kindering is a plus but not a requirement

If you are interested in co-hosting local community events with a Kindering staff member, please contact our Outreach Coordinator Colleen Willis by emailing her.

Apply Today to Volunteer at Kindering!

To get started, please complete our online volunteer application so we can learn more about you and work together to find the volunteer opportunity that best fits your skills and interests.

We also require all volunteers to pass a background check prior to starting at Kindering. Click here to download the background check authorization form. Completed forms should be returned to our Operations Administrative Assistant, Joy Meno, by emailing her here. Completed forms may also be faxed to Kindering at (425) 747-1069 or mailed to our Bellevue Office (16120 NE 8th St, Bellevue 98008).