Volunteer, Conversations on Aging (COA)

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ORGANIZATION: Cascadia Health


The Conversations on Aging (COA) Volunteer position is responsible for providing support to seniors in the community. This is a social engagement program designed for older adults to help them navigate the changes that come with aging, and to support an understanding of relevant cultural and age-related issues. All volunteers must understand, appreciate, and respect the diversity and cultural differences within our Cascadia community.

What does a Conversation on Aging (COA) Volunteer do?

  • Facilitates group conversations for seniors on specific age -related topics
  • Facilitates Life Story groups offering seniors an opportunity to tell their story
  • Facilitates ongoing, non-therapeutic support groups for seniors interested in weekly connections

Training & Support:

  • COA volunteer orientation
  • Monthly education and support meetings
  • Consultation and supervision as needed
  • Training on various age-related topics of interest
  • Group facilitation skills

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About Cascadia Health


847 NE 19th Ave, 97232, Portland, OR 97232, US

Mission Statement

Cascadia delivers whole health care - integrated mental health and addiction services, primary care, and housing - to promote hope and support the well-being of the communities we serve.


Cascadia Health, one of the largest community behavioral health providers in the state of Oregon, delivers whole health care -- integrated mental health and addiction services, primary care and housing -- to support our communities. Our approach is recovery-oriented and trauma-informed. Cascadia hires innovative, compassionate, and dedicated staff who are aligned with trauma-informed care, are committed to working effectively with diverse community populations, and expected to strengthen such capacity if hired.


Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


3036 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior BoulevardPortland, OR 97212



  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Healthcare
  • Social Work


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training

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