Volunteer at the Hutch

People. Power. Purpose.

Volunteering at Fred Hutch is a meaningful, rewarding and inspiring way to help cure cancer faster. Whether you volunteer in our welcoming Philanthropy office in Seattle, make a fundraising event shine or provide compassionate help to patients and families facing cancer, your unique skills support our lifesaving work. 

YOU Power Our Events

Be part of something special! From our sparkling Hutch Holiday Gala to our exhilarating Obliteride, volunteers power our fundraising events and help raise millions of dollars for lifesaving research.

Ready to help? Browse our event volunteer opportunities and sign up today. Positions range from one hour to a full day.

Other Ways To Volunteer

Ready to host your own fundraising event? Interested in helping families facing cancer? Whatever your passion, your efforts will help us improve cancer prevention treatment and care.

 

Brooks girls' lemonade stand

Host a Community Partner Event

Hosting your own fundraising event is a terrific way to raise money for lifesaving cancer research — and offer friends and family an opportunity to have fun!

Tiffany O'Keefe with her three children

Volunteers provide compassionate support for patients, families and caregivers at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

A woman receives an injection of the malaria virus from Dr. Jim Kublin during a double-blind trial of a malaria vaccine at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Participate in a Health Study

Be a health hero! Healthy volunteers are always needed to help Hutch researchers explore new ways to prevent and detect cancer and other diseases.

Fred Hutch volunteer Sally Reiquam

Volunteer in Our Office

Envelopes, packets and letters: Oh my! Willing volunteers are always needed in the Philanthropy team’s office.

Scientist or Health Worker Volunteers

Because of the unique nature of our work, Fred Hutch does not offer volunteer opportunities for lab or health care workers, scientists or students. However, we are grateful for your interest and hope you will explore other ways to give.

Guilds and Event Committee Volunteers

Fred Hutch’s guilds and event committees provide a unique way for like-minded people to build community, contribute directly to Fred Hutch’s mission and help raise the flexible funds our scientists need to advance their research.
 

Grace Heffernan Arnold Guild

Grace Heffernan Arnold Guild

Grace Heffernan Arnold Guild

Join a passionate and committed group to support the annual Hutch Holiday Gala fundraising event.

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Climbers reach the top of Mt. Rainier for the Climb to Fight Cancer

Climb to Fight Cancer Committee

Climb to Fight Cancer Committee

Support mountain climbers tackling the world’s most scenic peaks to fundraise for research.

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Hutch Award Luncheon Planning Committee

Hutch Award Luncheon Planning Committee

Hutch Award Luncheon Planning Committee

Help raise vital funds for cancer research through the Hutch Award Luncheon.

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IN For The Hutch Committee

IN for the Hutch Committee

IN for the Hutch Committee

Join a vibrant group of young leaders dedicated to supporting the annual IN for the Hutch fundraising event.

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Magnolia Guild members

Magnolia Guild

Magnolia Guild

Raise money for cancer research and provide compassionate support for families facing cancer.

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Contact Emily Thoms

Volunteer Coordinator