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  • The Seattle Design Festival is a volunteer-powered organization and we appreciate your help to make the festival a success!  We will have 70+ volunteer opportunities to help produce and document the 100+ events and installations of the Festival.

  • Looking to engage with SDF throughout the year?


    Learn more about what it takes to shape and support SDF as part of our Festival Planning Team!

  • Looking for short-term volunteer opportunities?


    Sign up to receive our Enews here.

    Let us know that you’re interested via our Volunteer Survey. Opportunities anticipated to include: screenprinting support, Block Party install day logistics, staff the Block Party pavilion, marketing support* and more!

  • Volunteer Benefits


    – Create a more livable Seattle through this shared vision, demonstration and celebration

    – Build a stronger and more cohesive Seattle design community

    – Educate the public about how design directly affects their lives and communities

    – Rub elbows with professionals, leaders and students in the design world

    – Contribute to and influence events that support cutting edge work

    – Learn more about design

    – Attend gatherings with other passionate design professionals

    The best reason to volunteer is having fun and knowing that you’ve had a positive and influential effect upon the city you love to live in and on the design movement!


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