Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Genealogical Society


Volunteer at SGS

The Seattle Genealogical Society is an all-volunteer organization. There are many opportunities available for you to help keep SGS moving forward. We’ll be happy to train you if you’re willing to help out. Let us know what interests you by filling out a Member Interest Form! For more information email .

Leadership Opportunities

• Member of the Board of Directors
• Chair or member of one of our many SGS Committees
• Chair a SIG

Publications Opportunities

• Write an article for the SGS Bulletin. Review the Writing Guidelines for submission requirements.
• Help EDIT or PROOFREAD our publications
• Help Layout the SGS Bulletin or Newsletter
• Serve as one of our SGS Printers
• Help with mailings

Teaching Opportunities

• Be a presenter for one of our monthly programs:     

    -- Intermediate Research Series topics
    -- Ethnic workshops
    -- Topics of general interest to genealogists
    -- Genealogy computing topics
• Teach a class
    -- Beginning genealogy
    -- Computers for Genealogists
    -- Topic of your choosing
• Speak at our Seminars

Library Opportunities

• Become a Desk Volunteer and help visitors to our wonderful library
• Serve as a Library Assistant
• Help organize our Archival Materials

Special Projects

• Research assistants to complete look-up requests
• Indexers for special projects
• Website editor/contributor
• Transcribers for special transcription projects