Events & Outreach Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


*Multiple LocationsPortland, OR 97208


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 join Oregon Walks all summer long to engage folks about our work!

Benefits of This Volunteer Role: Support Oregon Walks’ work while enjoying community events, spending time outside, and engaging with others who love to walk. Develop a knowledge of pedestrian issues while growing your outreach, community engagement, communication and general organizational skills. Increase Oregon Walks’ capacity to promote walking conditions that are safe, convenient and attractive for everyone throughout the Portland metropolitan region.

Volunteer Role and Responsibilities: Attend community events to spread the word about Oregon Walks. Work w/ volunteer coordinator to become familiar with pedestrian issues and Oregon Walks’ work, Engage with community members, focusing on listening to their concerns and stories; Help in set up & take down at events.

Time Commitment: aprox 2-4 hrs per event, as needed

Reports to/ Supported by: Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator

Qualifications: Dedication to Oregon Walks’ mission of promoting walkability and pedestrian safety and culture of integrity, advocacy, cultural sensitivity and flexibility, A friendly and approachable attitude, Strong verbal communication skills, Punctuality, Respect for community spaces and organizers of events.

Check out the summer events schedule here:

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  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hrs per event
  • A love for walking & talking!

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