Volunteer!

Active volunteers are the backbone of an effective advocacy movement – We couldn’t do this work without the enthusiasm and dedication of our volunteers and members. Become an Oregon Walks volunteer TODAY and join us in advancing the needs of pedestrians and the livability of our community!

 
 
 
Next New Volunteer Orientation: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 6:00 – 7:30pm
Oregon Walks’ Office, 1805 NE 2nd Ave. 
 

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Outreach Volunteer: Are you a walking enthusiast with a love for connecting with others? Do you enjoy harnessing your knowledge of pedestrian issues to inform your community? Do you enjoy attending fun community events with a rad organization? Then this is the volunteer opportunity for you! We're working on two major Outreach Projects right now: Planning the brand new Sunday Walkways event and working with PPS families to improve the student pedestrian network. More info here.

Finance Committee Assistant: Are you a walking enthusiast with a passion for finance and numbers? Do you want to harness your knowledge of bookkeeping and organizational skills to support pedestrians and help your community? Then this is the volunteer opportunity for you! More info here.

Development Assistant: Are you a walking enthusiast with a passion for fundraising and research? Do you enjoy harnessing your knowledge of grant-writing to support pedestrians in your community? Then this is the volunteer opportunity for you! More info here.

Plans & Projects Committee Secretary: Are you a walking enthusiast with a love for land use policy and community engagement? Do you have an enviable attention to detail and a passion for pedestrian-oriented development? Do you want to be on the forefront of planning decisions in your community? Then this is the volunteer opportunity for you! More info here.     

On-Going Volunteer Opportuntities:

 

  • Help spread the word about our work by signing up new members including family and friends who walk, love walkable communities, and want a stronger voice for pedestrians

  • Lend talents such as fundraising, database management, graphic design and accounting by joining one of our committees

  • Help with office and fundraising activities at volunteer work parties

  • Engage your community by participating at neighborhood meetings and transportation forums

  • Join us at community events to reach out to other walktavists about our work and pedestrian issues

  • Represent Oregon Walks and pedestrian needs on municipal advisory committees and at project planning meetings

Thank you for your interest! Email Volunteer Coordinator, Inna Levin inna@oregonwalks.org and fill out our volunteer form to tell us about your volunteer interests and get started!