About our Volunteer Groups


Our volunteer teams are the driving force behind the majority of SIWAs signature events, tours, and special events. It’s these people who put in the time and effort to plan, organize, and co-ordinate our fantastic events.

Get involved with one of our teams today or take a look at what they have coming up in the future!

Bazaar Team

Plans SIWA’s largest fundraiser, the Annual SIWA & Diplomatic Community Bazaar. Together with the Ambassadors’ Spouses Association of Seoul, embassies from over 40 nations, women’s clubs, welfare organizations, vendors, sponsors and countless volunteers come together to sell unique products, foods and crafts from around the world. Join the Bazaar Team!

Event Date
Gala Volunteer Meeting 2018

The annual Spring Gala is second largest fundraising event and we need your help to make it a great success. Share your talent and energy to create an elegant evening of fun while raising much needed funds for worthy charitable organizations.

  • Mon, January 15, 2018 2:00 PM
  • Register
Gala Volunteer Meeting 2018

The annual Spring Gala is second largest fundraising event and we need your help to make it a great success. Share your talent and energy to create an elegant evening of fun while raising much needed funds for worthy charitable organizations.

  • Wed, January 24, 2018 12:00 PM
  • Register
SIWA Charity Gala 2018: Save The Date

An exciting evening of fun, sumptuous food, drinks, dancing, spectacular entertainment, raffle prizes, and much more await you at the SIWA Annual Charity Gala!

Gala Team

Creates an elegant evening of fun while raising much needed funds for worthy charitable organizations. Sumptuous food, drinks, dancing, spectacular entertainment, raffle prizes, and much more await you at the SIWA Annual Charity Gala. Join the Gala Team!

Event Date
Gala Volunteer Meeting 2018

The annual Spring Gala is second largest fundraising event and we need your help to make it a great success. Share your talent and energy to create an elegant evening of fun while raising much needed funds for worthy charitable organizations.

  • Mon, January 15, 2018 2:00 PM
  • Register
Gala Volunteer Meeting 2018

The annual Spring Gala is second largest fundraising event and we need your help to make it a great success. Share your talent and energy to create an elegant evening of fun while raising much needed funds for worthy charitable organizations.

  • Wed, January 24, 2018 12:00 PM
  • Register
SIWA Charity Gala 2018: Save The Date

An exciting evening of fun, sumptuous food, drinks, dancing, spectacular entertainment, raffle prizes, and much more await you at the SIWA Annual Charity Gala!

Tours Team

Offers opportunities for SIWA members, their families, and non-members to participate in organized experiences in Korea. Through these cultural, artistic and recreational tours, participants can learn about Korea, and make and deepen friendships. Join the Tours Team!

Event Date
Tour: Whanki Museum in Buam-dong

We will view the exhibit “KIM Whanki – The Aesthetics of Color.” Whanki Museum exhibits the work of Kim Whanki, a beloved painter of the first generation of Korean abstract artists and the works of today’s contemporary Korean artists.

  • Thu, January 11, 2018 10:00 AM
  • Register
Tour: Dragon Hill Spa Korean Sauna (jjimjilbang)

Winter season is a great time to visit a warm Korean bathhouse. Dragon Hill Spa has taken centuries of Korean traditional treatments and brought them under one roof.

  • Mon, January 22, 2018 9:30 AM
  • Register
Tour: Kokdu Museum and Daehangno (College Street)

Kokdu are wooden figurines historically used in Korea to decorate caskets (“bier”) for burial. These pieces of art in various shapes of people and animals were thought to safely guide the spirits into the next world.

  • Thu, February 1, 2018 10:00 AM
  • Register
Tour: Tea Shops and Tea Houses in Insadong

On this tour we will dive into the world of tea: we will visit a tea museum and also look for tea supplies taking a stroll around Insadong. Our tour will culminate in a tea ceremony held by none other than Kyung Hee Park in one of the oldest tea houses in Insadong.

Tour: Korean Antique Market Dapsimni

If you want to splurge or bargain hunt, this is a good place to start. An area of 150 shops awaits at Dapsimni Antique Shopping Complex.

Tour: Korean Antique Market Dapsimni

If you want to splurge or bargain hunt, this is a good place to start. An area of 150 shops awaits at Dapsimni Antique Shopping Complex.

Welfare Committee

Oversees SIWA’s work with local charity organizations that provide direct assistance to vulnerable members and communities in Korea. This team reviews requests on a regular basis and visits the organization to learn more about its needs and operations. Join the Welfare Committee!

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