Volunteer at Fred Hutch

People. Power. Purpose.

There are many meaningful and rewarding ways to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center cure cancer faster. Whether you volunteer for a study, support people in treatment or help out at an event, you can make a difference. 

Help us learn about COVID-19

Fred Hutch is looking for volunteers to take part in research studies and trials to learn more about COVID-19 risk and transmission, explore how the virus affects the immune system and advance new vaccines and treatments.

Other Ways to Volunteer

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


Two Obliteride participant jump in the air.

Support an event

The Fred Hutch community has many ways to connect, engage and support the science it takes to save lives. Ready to help? Check out our upcoming events.

Tiffany O'Keefe with her three children

Support Patients and Families

Volunteers provide compassionate support for patients, families and caregivers.

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 Center.

Participate in a Health Study

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

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.