Events Committee Volunteer


The events volunteer committee is responsible for ongoing planning, review, and recommendations for fundraising events. The Northwest Sarcoma Foundation is looking for enthusiastic and passionate volunteers to assist with their events. As an events committee volunteer you are given the opportunity to work on rewarding projects, meet new people and aid in building a Sarcoma Community in the Pacific Northwest. Events can range from fundraising dinners, Sarcoma meet-ups, to the annual Dragonslayer walks. 

Time Commitment 

We are asking for a minimum six-month commitment for an event committee member, 1-2 hours a week. Day of event volunteers ranges from 4-6 hours. Other support may vary depending on area of interest. 

Committee Structure 

Three – five members, one being the Executive Director or State Director. 


Washington State – Zoom meetings will be set monthly in the evenings, TBD. 

Oregon State – Zoom meetings will be set monthly in the evenings, TBD. 

Idaho, Montana, and Alaska will be added as we develop those locations further. 


All volunteers must be dependable, pleasant natured and can problem solve. In addition, you must demonstrate enthusiasm, passion, and the desire to better the Northwest Sarcoma Community. Knowledge of event planning or desire to learn highly recommended. 


Training and instructions will be provided. In addition, State Directors and the Executive Director are available to answer questions.   

Key Responsibilities 

The Northwest Sarcoma Foundation needs assistance with all aspects of event planning and execution. Northwest Sarcoma Volunteers assist events in a variety of aspects. See below for specific areas of opportunity: 


  • Monthly meetings – Attend monthly meetings to discuss upcoming event plans, brainstorm concepts, create a sponsorship target plan, set day-of event volunteer needs and schedule, etc. 

  • Acquiring corporate partners – Assist event staff with acquiring and connecting with cash and in-kind corporate partners for the events.  

  • Volunteer at events – Provide key volunteer leadership at various events in various roles, while representing the NW Sarcoma Foundation.