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.

  • Tue, February 27, 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.

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.

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.

SIWA Charity Gala 2018

An exciting Carnaval do Brasil themed evening awaits you at the 2018 SIWA 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.

  • Tue, February 27, 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.

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.

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.

SIWA Charity Gala 2018

An exciting Carnaval do Brasil themed evening awaits you at the 2018 SIWA 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: The Various Faces of Gangnam

Take potluck, come along and find out about the buzzing variety of the district on the south side of the Han River!

  • Tue, February 27, 2018 10:00 AM
  • Sold Out
Tour: Full Moon Festival

Daeboreum (대보름) which means Great Full Moon in Korea celebrates the first full moon of the new year of the lunar calendar – the 15th day of the first month of the lunar new year: in 2018 it is March 2.

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: Dongdaemun Fabric Market

Dongdaemun Fabric Market, a gigantic labyrinth of booths selling fabrics, notions, craft materials, buttons, upholstery, sewing services and more.

Tour: Samsung D'Light

Samsung d’light is Samsung Electronics’ global promotion and exhibition center. Visitors can see all the latest Samsung consumer electronic products here.

Tour: Seoul Fortress Wall - Part 1

Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul Fortress Wall, is one of the must-dos when living in Seoul! This spring we will hike the complete wall, split into four hikes. Hike all four or just one!

Tour: Kojeon Antique Market

Agnes Lee, the owner of Kojeon Antiques, welcomes all in her 2700 square meter Antique Furniture Gallery in Yong-In.

Tour: Hand-made Shoes Street

The Hand-made Shoe Street is a unique place in Seoul where shoes are made exclusively for one person at a time.

Tour: Seoul Fortress Wall - Part 2

Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul Fortress Wall, is one of the must-dos when living in Seoul! Hike with SIWA friends over Inwangsan Mountain from Changuimun Gate to Sungnyemun Gate. This 5.3 km hike is the second of four hikes SIWA is leading this spring to complete the entire Seoul Fortress Wall Trail.

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: Railbike

Railbiking is the latest trend in Korea. The route between Gimyujeong station and Gangchon is one of the oldest and most scenic.

Tour: Seoul Fortress Wall - Part 3

Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul Fortress Wall, is one of the must-dos when living in Seoul! Hike with SIWA friends over Bugaksan Mountain from Changuimun Gate to Hyehwamun Gate. This hike is 4.7 km and the third of four hikes SIWA is leading this spring to complete the entire Seoul Fortress Wall Trail.

Tour: Seoul Fortress Wall - Part 4

Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul Fortress Wall, is one of the must-dos when living in Seoul! Hike 3.1 km with SIWA friends over Naksan Mountain from Hyehwamun Gate to Gwanghuimun Gate. We will linger for the sunset. This hike is the last of four hikes SIWA is leading this spring to complete the entire Seoul Fortress Wall Trail.

Tour: Yangjae Flower Market

Yangjae Flower Market sells all kinds of garden supplies, from pots and soil to flowers and trees. Real and artificial items are sold from both wholesale and retail vendors.

Tour: Heyri Village

Heyri Village is connected to the nearby publishing center of Paju Book City; it has blossomed into a community of artists, writers, architects and other creative souls.

Tour: Shopping at Namdaemun Market

Shop Namdaemun Market with us! It is the largest traditional market in Korea and there is almost nothing you won’t be able to find here. It’s a must-visit spot in Seoul.

  • Mon, August 20, 2018 10:00 AM
  • Register

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!

Learn more about the Welfare Committee!

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