Current Volunteer Openings
For more information about any of the following opportunities contact Marion County Volunteer Services Coordinator, 503-588-7990, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer application forms are available for regular volunteer positions and for advisory board positions.DA - Sexual Assault Response AdvocateMarion County District Attorney- Victim Assistance Division seeking applicants for sexual assault response advocates. Must be at least 18 years of age, have reliable tranportation (not public transit), a valid driver's license, and a caring, compassionate demeanor with a non-judgemental attitude. Training will be provided, (once per year in January). Candidates will have a criminal background check, and driving history check. If accepted, 1 24-hour shift per month is required for commitment of one year. Call Kathie Beach at 503-588-3571 or email email@example.com for an application or questions about the program.DA - Victim Advocacy ProgramMarion County District Attorney- Victim Assistance Division seeking applicants for the Victim Advocacy Program. Provide direct services to victims (adult & children) and loved ones. Training will be provided (every March and September). College student 18 years or older. Strong moral character. Have a working telephone. Suggested areas of study: Criminal Justice, Law, Psychology, or Sociology. (List may not be all-inclusive.) Candidates will have a criminal background check, and driving history check. Call Kathie Beach at 503-588-3571 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application or questions about the program.
Dog Walkers and Outreach Event Volunteers for the Dog Shelter Dog walkers can come as often as desired during business hours and walk the adoptable shelter dogs. Outreach event volunteers help staff a booth or table at community events. The volunteers may take adoptable dogs to the event on some occasions. Shelter Application Form Youth Mentor Opportunities (mentor position description)Marion County Health Department New Solutions is looking for volunteer mentors to work flexible hours with a child and/or youth with mental health needs and provide support and encouragment by building a relationship through community activities. Volunteer mentors must be able to meet criminal background and driving requirements, have a personal cell phone and be committed for at least six months. The minimum age is 18 and training is provided. College age students can work with youth for the nine months while in school, but all other volunteers are asked to commit for one year. If interested, please contact Jennifer Pastorino 503-585-4916 or email@example.com.
Sheriff's Office Opportunities for volunteers. People interested in volunteering for public safety can apply for positions like clerical, reception, community relations, taking phone reports, data and computer duties, and search and rescue. For more information on these and other volunteer positions with the Sheriff's Office, click here.CadetsCadets 14 to 21 years of age are involved in many community activities and events. Activities include, but are not limited to: traffic control at various events, security at various events, crime prevention presentations, assist deputies on ride-alongs, compete at the Law Enforcement Challenge, assist with prevention education to peers, crime scene security, and community policing.
Cadets must obtain a driver's license within six months of turning 16 years old or becoming a Cadet; have an acceptable driving record; be free from drug or alcohol use; not participate in criminal activities; and be enrolled in school and maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average. Cadets must complete required law enforcement training components after acceptance.Advisory Board Openings(Application form)A complete list of Marion County advisory boards is available. Applicants must generally be residents of Marion County who are at least 18 years old.