Be a Volunteer

Safeway Providence Festival of Trees would like to give special thanks and recognition to our Providence Seaside Hospital volunteers. Their participation is very important to the success of this event as an annual tradition in Seaside that is created by many, supported by the community and enjoyed by all. As a volunteer for Providence Festival of Trees, you will be joining other dedicated community members to bring the festival to life.

To volunteer, please call Providence Seaside Hospital Foundation at 503-717-7604 or contact our volunteer coordinator Mark Squire at 503-717-7766.

Volunteer Needs

Site preparation and decoration
Tuesday - Friday, Nov. 28 - Dec. 3
Set up the event, load and unload supplies, unpack boxes and categorize supplies. Help decorate the venue and assist with displays.

Community open house
Saturday, Dec. 2
Greet the public, install centerpieces, serve as tree guards and hosts, staff the refreshment table, and help at the Santa photo booth.

Gala dinner and auction
Saturday, Dec. 2
Greet the public, assist with check-in and check-out, help guests with coat check, usher, and serve as auction recorders and spotters.

Tree delivery
Sunday, Dec. 3
Help wrap trees for delivery, transport trees to winning bidders, and assist with site cleanup.