Make a meaningful difference in your backyard

We're deeply grateful that you want to do something to fight homelessness in our community.

People who join us in this sacred work come back time and again because they love the richness of helping people discover a new future. You will:

  • Change your community for the better.
  • Transform lives.
  • Experience deep satisfaction as you help those in greatest need.

How to get involved

We're looking for passionate people. Don't worry about having special skills. We can't manufacture desire, but chances are we can find some way to utilize whatever skills you have to offer.

You can choose from 3 different ways to get involved. Click links below to find out more.


Volunteers make the growing vision for fighting homelessness and poverty in King County possible. Follow these 3 easy steps to get started:

  1. Look through the volunteer handbook and volunteer guidelines.
  2. Explore volunteer opportunities.
  3. If you haven't already, fill out our volunteer application. We'll process your application within 48 hours.

Do you have questions? Get in touch with us — 206.723.0767 or


Spread the word

Tell your friends about the movement on Twitter or Facebook.

Become an ambassador to your church

Ambassadors are individuals who have stepped up to connect their church with Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission. Your primary goal: help convey current needs and opportunities to equip your congregation to serve those in greatest need through the grace of Jesus Christ.

We'll give you the resources you need, and send quarterly email updates, so you can energize your faith community.

Interested in becoming a church ambassador? To find out more, get in touch with us — 206.723.0767 or


Donations are a powerful tool. They unlock amazing opportunities to transform lives forever.

Please give generously. You'll be pleasantly surprised by how much a difference your gift will make.

Do you have questions? Get in touch with our Donor Relations Team — 206.723.0767 x 428 or