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Join our Volunteer Banquet Planning Team

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Depending on your area of interest or background, there are many volunteer opportunities available to fit your skills and experience. Banquet planning volunteers are needed starting immediately so apply now!

Phone ticket sellers:

Call members and friends of CAIR-WA to have them buy tickets via phone from CAIR-WA office.

Time commitment:

At least 10 hours per week from March 15 through May 1, 2017.

Ticket sellers:

Set goals to sell a number of tickets at mosques and community events, distribute event fliers and post posters, and ensure that event is properly announced at local mosques and community events.

Time commitment:

At least 2 hours per week from March 15 to May 1, 2017.

Web designer/developers:

Consistently update our Joomla-based website with new content, including press releases, action alerts, project information, responses, news and events, and more.


A portfolio of past work illustrating previous experience, skills, interest, and perspective; Very strong writing and proof-reading ability; Knowledge of HTML (knowledge of Javascript a plus)

Time commitment:

This position is not limited to banquet planning, so a minimum six month, six hours per week commitment is required for this position.

Other positions:

We also need experienced persons to volunteer as ‘ticket master’ and registration management, copy editor, outreach to government and other officials, or another way you would like to volunteer your special skills, talents and expertise!

Time commitment for these positions:

at least 5 hours per week from March 15 through May 1, 2017, plus 10 hours during the week of the event (May 2 to May 7) plus being able to fully participate in event set up, execution and wrap-up from 10am to 9pm on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

To apply:

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and, in the subject line, please clearly indicate the titles of the position(s) in which you are interested, in order of preference. Please include in your e-mail an explanation of why you are interested in this position, all relevant experience or skills, the days and hours you are available, a and your complete contact information (full name, email address, and phone number). You may also include a résumé and two references who have supervised you in a past volunteer position, internship or employment.

Have Questions?

Contact us via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 206.367.4081 with questions or to request additional information.

Purchase tickets!

Purchase your tickets now to the CAIR-WA 2017 Fundraising Banquet and Awards Celebration, to be held at 5pm on SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, WA,



SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017


5PM – Reception with speakers
5:30PM – Dinner served
5:45PM-8:30PM – Program


Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.637.1020

Click here for online map


Click here to purchase your tickets now!

$50 per person if purchased by May 1, 2017. $75 per person if purchased after May 1, 2017 or at the door.

Table for ten:

$475 if purchased by May 1, 2017. $750 if purchased after May 1, 2017 or at the door.

Childcare for children under 12:

$20 per child if purchased by May 1, 2017. $30 per child if purchased after May 1, 2017 or at the door.