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How to Help

Dedicated people who generously contribute their time and talents have developed FUSION into the impactful organization it is. Volunteers together donate thousands of hours each year so families facing homelessness have a safe and secure place to live while rebuilding their lives.
 
Growth and achievements of the FUSION organization are directly related to the dedication of its talented volunteer force. Join our fusion of community members contributing skills in any of the following ways.
 
Contact FUSION Volunteer Coordinators
Rod Nuss and Jan Semsak
volunteers@fusionfederalway.org
 
Or call 253-874-1257 and leave a message
 
 
Complete the form and mail to:
 
FUSION
PO Box 23934
Federal Way, WA 98093-0934
 
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Housing Team
Maintain our 20 fully furnished Transitional Housing units.
If you like to paint, clean, decorate or do household repairs join us in keeping homes refurbished, clean and ready for occupancy.
 
FUSION Décor Boutique
Facilitate operations of our upscale resale fund-raising store.
Have a flair for retail? We welcome you to work set hours as sales staff, pick up furniture donations using a FUSION vehicle, clean and repair merchandise, or help maintain storage.
 
Pete Andersen FUSION Family Center
Support professional staff at our emergency family shelter. A background check and orientation training are required.
If you enjoy interacting with children, help is needed to keep youngsters occupied in the onsite playroom while parents meet with support services teams. We also need assistance with general housekeeping, maintenance and landscaping responsibilities.
 
Poverty Bay Café
Support professional restaurant staff. A Food Handlers Permit, as well as uniform shoes and clothes, are required.

Assist with barista and food service, clearing tables, washing dishes, and light clean up. With prior experience, also help with food prep and cooking.

Marketing
Help tell the FUSION story and garner community support for the organization.
Assist in writing press releases and communication messages, manage social media, produce videos, develop newsletters and brochures, and maintain websites.
 
Summer Gala
Help plan and put on the Summer Art Event which raises a substantial portion of our program budget.
Join the fun as a committee chair. Procure auction items, plan food and entertainment, decorate, or assist in other roles at this annual fund-raising event.
 
A Board of Directors and other teams  and committees manage operations in fund development, business compliance, office management, fiscal oversight, volunteerism, and technology support.
 
There are many ways to share your time and talents with us. No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. Contact volunteers@fusionfederalway.org to get started.