Volunteer Instructions

What is Tuxes & Tails?
Tuxes & Tails is the Seattle Humane Society’s largest and most important fundraising event of the year. The money raised from the event directly supports the more than 6,000 animals in our care each year, in addition to funding the various programs provided to the community. For questions or to sign up to volunteer, please email [email protected].

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way Northeast
Bellevue, WA 98004

There will be free parking available (please allow guests to park in the Hyatt parking garage, additional parking will be provided for volunteers).

Volunteer Check-in/Check-out:
All volunteers should check-in on the second floor of the Hyatt 30 minutes before your assigned shift is to begin. Once your shift is complete, please check out at the same location before leaving.

Volunteer Dress Code:
Volunteers working during the auction will be asked to wear all black or black bottoms with a dressy white top. Volunteers working on the auction floor will wear red scarves or ties, which will be picked up at volunteer check in before your shift and returned as you leave. Other volunteers working the night of the event will wear black pants and black Tuxes & Tails T-shirts. All volunteers should wear comfortable black shoes.

Volunteer Meals:
Food, water, and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided throughout the day and night of the event for volunteers.

Volunteer Bidding:
Volunteers who wish to do so may receive a bid number. As volunteers have time, they may bid on either the silent or live auctions, provided it doesn’t interfere with their duties. If you would like a bid number, please come by the Registration table before you check-in for your shift or let us know ahead of time by emailing [email protected].