Ongoing Opportunities

Ongoing Opportunities

Don't Like Sitting Around?
Join one of these teams!

Contact Volunteer Coordinator Susan Farmer at (503) 325-1000

Animal Shelter:
Help with animal care (socialize, exercise, train and groom animals), adoption home inspection and counseling, clean shelter, maintain grounds, receptionist and office work, transport animals for veterinary care and assist at special events. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Here's an application form. Contact: (503) 861-PETS.

Pick up litter along your favorite stretch of county road. Contact: Public Works Department, (503) 325-8631.

Make your favorite park a better place. Contact: Public Works Department, (503) 325-8631.

CADY Mentoring Program
Adults act as a friend and share their experience and knowledge to children ages 10 through 17 who are at risk of failing or dropping out of school. Contact: Juvenile Department (503) 325-8601.

Crime Victims’ Assistance:

Volunteers are needed to help with phone calls, paperwork, etc. Contact: Marilyn Reilly at (503) 325-1599.

Sheriff’s Office:

Search and Rescue
Contact: Sgt. Dean Schroeder, (503) 325-8635

Underwater Recovery (Dive) Team
Contact: Senior Deputy Ken McCoy, (503) 325-8635

High Angle (Cliff) Rescue Team
Contact: Sgt. Dean Schroeder, (503) 325-8635

Contact: Detective Kristen Hanthorn, (503) 325-8635

Cadets (youths ages 16 to 21)
Contact: Senior Deputy James O'Connor, (503) 325-8635

Sheriff’s Mounted Posse
Contact: Senior Deputy Mike Nelson, (503) 325-8635

Jail Ministry
Contact: Deputy Dave Hillard, (503) 325-8641

Alcoholics Anonymous/Support Groups
Cpl Jackie Erhardt, (503) 325-8641

Interested? Download a copy of our volunteer application form to copy, fill out and turn in. Thank you!