Founded in 1982, The Market Foundation is a charitable organization that raises funds to support 4 human service agencies located in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market. Funds are raised through individual and corporate donors, private foundations, workplace giving and special events. Funds support a medical clinic, senior center, child care & preschool, and food bank. Together, these agencies serve up to 9,000 low-income and homeless people in Seattle each year.
The Market Foundation Summer Intern will assist the Special Events Coordinator in preparing for large, complex outdoor fundraising event with 100 participating restaurants, wineries and breweries and 1,200 ticketed guests. Help collect and tabulate participating restaurant data, recruit and schedule 175 volunteers, coordinate raffle wheel, perform data entry of some ticket sales, mail tickets, and other duties as assigned.