The Inspire program is looking for volunteers! Do you have a knack for budgeting and personal finances? Are you awesome at organizing and setting up apartments? Maybe you love kids and have great information to share about parenting and childhood development?
Inspire is a volunteer program with the Marion County Reentry Initiative (MCRI). Community volunteers lead a workshop for a group of individuals who are transitioning from prison back into the community and are looking to learn valuable new life skills to succeed. If you are interested in learning more about Inspire and how you might fit in, please visit the MCRI Inspire Program Website.
Are you a local artist with a heart for teaching and an interest in working with young adults? Our Juvenile Department is looking for a volunteer Artist in Residence for a new project at the Marion County Detention Facility. The artist will work with youth in custody on pre-planning designs, sketching, and application of several large wall murals at the facility.
Volunteer must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass a criminal background check, and be available to work in a secured facility during evening hours. Apply today!
Join the Public Health Workgroup
The Marion County Public Health Workgroup is currently recruiting new members who are interested in improving our community's health.
Persons currently working in all parts of Marion County in the fields of education, healthcare, land use planning, parks and recreation, social services, public safety, and business, or other fields who:
- Have insight into the public health concerns of various groups (including Latino, Russian and/or other cultural communities);
- Have an interest in improving the health of our community
Visit the Advisory Boards website for more information and applications.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.