Community Health Assessment - Volunteers needed on April 22nd
Do you have a desire to help Marion County be more prepared for potential threats and disasters? Are you a college student or community member looking for real-world experience in public health, emergency management or community preparedness? We need you!
The Marion County Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program is recruiting volunteers to help conduct a community emergency preparedness assessment (CASPER) in the City of Woodburn on April 22nd, 2017. Volunteers will work in teams of two, traveling to various neighborhoods to collect data through face-to-face interviews. All volunteers will be required to attend mandatory training the morning of the assessment before going out in the community. Volunteers will only be asked to commit one day.
This is a great opportunity for public health students, nurses, social workers, and emergency management volunteers. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, be able to walk/stand for long periods of time, preferably have access to a vehicle and a cell phone. Bilingual English/Spanish speakers desired, but not required. Interested? Sign up HERE!
Be a Campground Host
Volunteer host for Bear Creek Park and Campground needed! Duties include interacting with a diverse public, checking in campers and collecting fees, firewood sales, litter pickup, trash removal, restroom cleaning and light trail work. Must have ability to meet public in a positive, friendly manner and be in good physical condition for walking around litter patrol and trail work. Service Dates May 1-October 31, 2017. Detailed information can be found
Apply online today!
Work with Homeless Dogs
The Dog Shelter is looking for volunteers who are committed, caring and responsible to truly make a difference in the lives of the abandoned and homeless animals in our care. You can make a difference!
Information and applications are available on the
Dog Shelter website.
Help Prepare and Respond to Emergencies
The Emergency Management Program is looking for community volunteers interested in helping prepare and respond to emergencies in Marion County. Opportunities include Amateur Radio Emergency Services, Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), the Medical Reserve Corps, office/administrative support, and more.
Marion County Citizen Corps website for more information.
Click here to apply.
Need more information or having trouble accessing on-line applications? Contact Volunteer Services at 503-588-7990 or email