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Events Calendar
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
Jobs & Internships

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Events Calendar

Here you will find upcoming opportunities for recreation, learning, volunteering, and advocacy with our conservation groups.

There's something for everyone with a wide variety of activities appropriate for individuals, families, and groups.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

For those looking for more in-depth or longer-term engagement with our conservation groups, here are some opportunities to explore. Regular volunteers can have a huge impact and help these groups further their mission.

OrganizationDescription
1000 Friends of OregonHelp with events and outreach, office work, data entry, membership & development, communications, research, graphic design, and more. They also have a Cooperating Attorney Program that matches meritorious land use cases with attorneys willing to do up to one pro bono case per year.
Audubon Society of PortlandOpportunities for youth and adults helping with education, sanctuary work parties, conservation efforts, tabling, gardening, Wildlife Care Center, Nature Store, and more.
Beyond ToxicsHelp with specific campaigns, staffing events, office organizing, research for web site updates, gardening/landscaping around our office building, and much more.
Friends of the Columbia GorgeHelp with office/computer support, outdoor programs, advocacy, public outreach, or fundraising.
Friends of TreesLooking for volunteer leadership roles?   Opportunities available to be a Neighborhood Coordinator, Fall Crew Leader, or Summer Inspector (training provided).
Greenbelt Land TrustBe a Volunteer Naturalist or help with stewardship & restoration, outreach & education, GIS support, or special projects.
Greater Hells Canyon CouncilHelp with events, ground truthing a logging project site, reporting damages to our public lands, changing batteries in a wildlife camera, or offering your own special services to meet an important need.
Institute for Applied EcologyOpportunities include rare plant monitoring, seed collecting and cleaning, planting events, native plant propagation, data entry, chaperoning field trips, and more.
KS WildBe a Public Ambassador, Office Champion, or Public Lands Steward.
McKenzie River TrustField work, office help, and more.
Northwest Center for Alternatives to PesticidesOpportunities available in multiple locations including mailing, tabling, farmer's market outreach, data management, and research assistance.
Northwest Earth InstituteOrganize a course, mentor new groups, or help with curriculum development, office projects, and tabling.
Oregon Environmental CouncilAssist program staff with policy research and related activities, engage the community in supporting OEC's work, or help with fundraising and marketing.  You can also join OEC's Grassroots Action & Information Network (GAIN).
Oregon Natural Desert AssociationVolunteer in the field or in town - opportunities include general office duties, media/web work, fundraising, outreach/events, research, public speaking/lobbying, field work, scientific monitoring, and wilderness inventory.
Oregon WildOpportunities include leading hikes, GIS mapping, landscaping, building maintenance, photography, video/graphic design projects, communications, events, and administrative tasks.
Recycling AdvocatesPrimary need is in community outreach and education through tabling at public and private events.
Solar OregonOpportunities doing outreach at community events, marketing/fundraising, and helping with special projects.
The Street Trust (formerly BTA)Help at events, assist in the office, research bike legislation, attend meetings, stuff envelopes, lead community rides, fix bikes for youth classes, and more.
Tualatin RiverkeepersHelp with restoration, advocacy, recreation, and education.
The Wetlands Conservancy Opportunities to help with fundraising, event planning, event photography/videography, data entry, research, citizen science, GIS, and wetlands restoration, or be a Wetland Steward or Crew Leader.
Willamette RiverkeeperBe a Paddle Trip Assistant or River Guardian or help with restoration work parties, office work, or outreach events.
Our conservation groups rely on volunteers like you - get involved today!

Jobs and Internships

Looking for an environmental career? Here are some opportunities to come work for our conservation groups.

OrganizationPosition
Beyond ToxicsInternships
Columbia RiverkeeperClean Water Champions Intern
Columbia RiverkeeperSummer and Semester Law Clerks
The Freshwater TrustConservation Project Manager
Greater Hells Canyon CouncilConnections Coordinator
The Nature Conservancy in OregonColumbia Basin Project Steward
Oregon Environmental CouncilResources for jobseekers who want to work for the environment
Oregon Environmental CouncilDigital Media Manager
Oregon Environmental CouncilMembership and Database Specialist
Renewable NorthwestRenewable NW employment opportunities
Sierra Club Foundation, Oregon ChapterSierra Club Student Internship Program
The Street Trust (formerly BTA)Multiple jobs & internships
Tualatin RiverkeepersPaid introductory training for jobs in environmental careers, specifically for Urban Forestry
Tualatin RiverkeepersExecutive Director
Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the health of our natural world and our whole community? Look here for positions that may be right for you.