Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

July 11, 2016

Event Volunteer

Position Title: Sunset Supper Volunteer

Name of Organization: Pike Place Market

Position Description:

Sunset Supper transforms Pike Place Market into a private party venue for 1,400 ticketed guests who mingle among the booths of fine restaurants, wineries and breweries set up on the cobblestone and in the North Arcade of Pike Place Market.  The restaurants and beverage companies donate and serve delectable bite-sized and taste-sized pours. Guests sample and sip, chat with chefs, visit with their friends, spin to win on the raffle wheel, and dance to live music under the stars. Ticket prices for the public range from $100 to $250. This event is a fundraiser for Pike Place Market Foundation.


Volunteer requirements:

  • Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age by August 12, 2016
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs
  • Must be able to be on your feet for a minimum of 3 hours
  • Ideal candidates are friendly, confident under pressure, and love Pike Place Market!


Here are short descriptions of the available volunteer positions:


  • Gate Entry
    • ticket checking, ID checking, and making entry smooth!
    • Must be good under pressure, personable, and able to stand for 3 hrs.
    • Shift times are 5 – 8:30 PM, 6 – 8:30 PM, and 8 – 11 PM
  • Will Call
    • Self-explanatory – help check-in guests with Will Call tickets
    • Must be good under pressure, personable, and able to stand for 3 hrs.
    • Shift is 5:30 – 8:30 PM
  • Green Team
    • Help sort compost, recyclables, and bus tables
    • Must be able to stand for 3 hrs and lift 10 lbs.
    • Shift times are 6:30 – 9:30 PM, 7:30 – 10:30 PM, and 9 PM – midnight
  • Raffle Ticket sellers
    • Walk through the event and encourage guests to donate for fabulous prizes
    • Must be very personable!
    • Shift is 7 – 10 PM

Location: Pike Place Market

Supervisor Name: Suzanne Spencer

Supervisor Phone Number: (206) 774-5255