Spotlight on Volunteer Opportunities
We appreciate your interest in volunteering with Marion County!
Due to the evolving COVID19 response, volunteer applications for many of our programs may not be processed for several weeks. If your application indicates an interest in the COVID19 response, your application will be sent to the appropriate Public Health staff.
In that case, you will hear from the Volunteer Services Coordinator or HHS response staff soon to talk about the next steps in the application process.
We appreciate you, and apologize for any delays! If you have any questions, or immediate needs, please email us at email@example.com.
These are just a sample of new requests for volunteers, please visit the ongoing opportunities page for a list of recruitments by department.
Marion County Extension & 4-H Extension Service District
Budget Committee Member
We are looking for two community members to serve on the Marion County Extension & 4-H (MCE4H) Service District Budget Committee. The ideal applicant will have a financial or budgetary background, may have insight into Special District budgeting, or may have particular knowledge and interest in the services & programs delivered through OSU Extension Office. MCE4H Service District serves all 20 incorporated cities, as well as the unincorporated areas of Marion County, and works in cooperation with OSU Extension Service to bring important services and supports to local residents. Find out more about MCE4H here. Use the "Advisory Board Application" on the left navigation to submit your application for the budget committee.
Park Host - Bear Creek Park
Park Host May - September
Park host 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. Additionally, host will track user numbers and report area violations to appropriate authorities. Bear Creek Park is a 16 acre park that offers direct access to the Little North Fork of the Santiam River - a destination for swimming, pincnicking and fishing. Anyone interested in the Bear Creek Park Host volunteer position should use the "Volunteer/Intern Application" link to apply. Find more information on Bear Creek Park here.
Dog Services Outreach
Annual Outreach at the Marion County Fair
Volunteers meet & greet the public, and share information about Marion County Dog Services. Promote programs and services such as adoption, licensing, shelter services, volunteering and more. Visit Dog Services for more information or to apply today.
Marion County Fair
Annual County Event
It's Fair Time – Get Involved!
Many volunteers are needed to assist with the Public Competitions, Lego Build-It exhibit, STEAM, set-up, hospitality and more. Volunteers receive free one-day admission plus a Marion County Fair Volunteer t-shirt. See you at the fair!
Marion County Emergency Management
Join a network of coordinated volunteers who are working along side Marion County Emergency Management staff and local first responders to strengthen our ability to prevent, respond and recover from emergencies and disasters. Find out more about Marion County's Community Emergency Response Teams, Medical Reserve Corp, Auxilary Radio Emergency Service volunteer opportunities here.
you interested in the Criminal Justice System?
Do you have a kind, patient disposition?
Would you like to become a crime victim advocate in Marion county and
help victims of crime navigate the criminal justice process? Work along side prosecutors acting as a
liaison to relay case information and provide support, information and resource
referral to victims. Training sessions are held in January, March and September. Find out more.
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