ACRS Annual Gala - Volunteer Information

Can't make it?: Please let us know by emailing - it will help us plan accordingly.


Where to go: The event is taking place in the Hyatt Regency Bellevue Hotel, 900 Bellevue Way NE, 98004.

Is there parking? For self-parking, utilize the entrance on Northeast 10th Street marked Bellevue Place. Head down the ramp on the right side and past the gate. Then take an immediate right and you will see the Wintergarden Elevators on your right-hand side. You can park in this area, designated as P3. If P3 is full continue straight to the back of the garage and you will see a ramp on your left which you can use to access the lower levels of parking. 
Alternatively, you can use the Hyatt Regency Ballroom elevators, which will take you to the first floor of our Olympic Tower.

Public transit is a bit limited but it’s about an 8 minute walk from the 550 bus and about a 4 minute walk from the 271 bus.

When to go: You will want to arrive on-site at the time of your scheduled shift. If you cannot remember the shift time that you registered for, you can look for your shift confirmation from Universe or email If you arrive late for your volunteer shift, we may not be able to accommodate you.

How to find us: When you arrive for your shift, please head to the Volunteer Room which is the Eques Dining area located on the second floor of the hotel.

TWIF Lead: We have a TWIF Lead at every event to lead the volunteer group. They will be your go-to person for everything you need during the event. Your TWIF Lead will be: Archimedes Villaceran.

What to bring: You must have proper identification with you to volunteer. A water bottle and a snack are also never a bad idea. You may take advantage of the coat check room, however, please note guests and volunteers are responsible for their personal belongings.

What to wear: Attire that is conducive to lifting, moving, arranging and assembling that you don’t mind getting a little messy. Most importantly, wear comfortable closed toes shoes.

Will we be inside or outside? Inside

Can I bring a friend? We still need volunteers for this event and we would appreciate any efforts you make in helping us find more volunteers. Feel free to tell your friends and co-workers - just make sure they register for a shift here

How does this help? Asian Counseling and Referral Service promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other under-served communities – including immigrants, refugees, and American-born – by developing, providing and advocating for innovative, effective and efficient community-based multilingual and multicultural services.

Age Requirement: 18+

Documentation: Upon request, we will gladly supply you with documentation for your volunteer hours for work or school purposes. We do NOT, however, provide court documentation. We do not believe that volunteering is a punishment and under no circumstances will we provide documentation for court-ordered community service.

Training: Our team will be there to show you everything you need to know upon arrival!