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Become a Volunteer

We are kicking off the 2019/20 program year and are excited to form a team of dedicated volunteers with diverse professional and lived experiences to help bring SVP Fast Pitch to life! This program does not happen without the dedication of our amazing volunteers – we are grateful for your support!

Take the volunteer survey to get connected!


Not able to attend the in-person info session? See below for a webinar recap of all information covered including SVP overview, program updates and what to expect as a volunteer.


Cohort Coaches:
Matched with innovators for a series of in-person work sessions during the program year.
Approximate time commitment: 20-35 hours (primarily December-March)

Key Dates

Coach Orientation Training Dec 5
Kick-Off Dec 16 6-8pm location Impact Hub Main Event Space
New Year Mixer Jan 7 6-8pm TBD
Practice Session #1 Jan 25 3-8pm (assigned 2-hour window)  Impact Hub Main Event Space
Practice Session #2 Feb 11 3-8pm (assigned 2-hour window) Impact Hub Main Event Space
Semi-Finals Session Feb 25 3-8pm (assigned 2-hour window) Impact Hub Main Event Space
Final Showdown Mar 26 Town Hall.

In off weeks, coaches will be asked to meet with their assigned innovator 1:1.

Supporting Coaches:
Are not matched with a specific innovator but attend one or all of the practice sessions to provide additional feedback to any and all innovators.
Approximate time commitment: Up to 15 hours (January-February).

Key Dates (encouraged but not required)

Practice Session #1 Jan 25 3-8pm Impact Hub Main Event Space
Practice Session #2 Feb 11 3-8pm Impact Hub Main Event Space
Semi-Finals Session Feb 25 3-8pm Impact Hub Main Event Space

Showdown Volunteers

Showdown supporters will help promote, share and document the Final Showdown and the innovators journey through the program. We are looking for volunteers with skill in graphic design, marketing, photography, videography, stage production and technical support. Tell us what you’re interested in and we can work with your schedule!

Approximate time commitment: Noted below and as needed with flexibility

Content/Editorial Creation : Creation of editorial copy for newsletter, blog, storytelling series. (Flexible hours, 1-2hrs/wk, Nov-March) 

Graphic Design: Development of digital and print elements for recruitment and event promotion. (1-2hrs/wk Jan-March)

Photographers: Experienced event photographers and editorial photographers desired for full-season coverage of program events and the Final Showdown. (Flexible hours, Aug-March) 

Public Relations: Assist with securing media coverage of innovators stories and events (Flexible hours, Dec-March) 

Stage Direction/Technical Support: Assist with production and design of Final Showdown event at University of WA. Includes backstage support and technical direction. Expertise in PowerPoint deck development desired. (2-4 hrs/wk, March)

Videographer: Create stories and document the progress and experience of innovators and volunteers throughout the SVP Fast Pitch season. Expertise with video editing also desired. (project based, Dec-March)


Please reach out to fastpitch@svpseattle.org with any additional questions!


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