Volunteer Classifieds

To learn more about a listed opportunity, please contact Molly Dougherty at or 503-802-8100 unless otherwise specified. 


Video Producer
The Nature Conservancy is seeking a talented videographer to help us raise the profile of conservation throughout the state by bringing a new perspective and appreciation to the wealth of natural beauty that surrounds us through the development of a variety of video assets. Plan, shoot and edit short-form video for the web, work with marketing staff to create story concepts and tell the story of Oregon’s natural beauty. Video equipment and editing software, ability to travel to beautiful places statewide and 2-hour per week commitment for 1 year required.


“On-Call” for Office Landscaping
Are you looking for more ways to get your hands dirty in the city? The Portland office is looking for volunteers to help with yard maintenance on an on-call basis. When the weather is nice, we will email the on-call list to help with a project. No commitment is required to join, but you must have weekday availability.  

New Member Engagement Team Leader
Coordinate and manage a small team of volunteers who are responsible for new member outreach. Duties include supervision of outreach volunteers, management of new member contact lists and voicemail monitoring and response. Strong interpersonal, supervisory and organizational skills required. Time commitment: 2 hours per week through November 2014. 

New Member Engagement Team Member
Warmly welcome The Nature Conservancy’s newest members with a simple, brief, introductory phone call, handwritten note, and/or email. Make phone calls to new members to welcome them to the organization, answer basic questions and describe the work we do locally. Comfort making phone calls and talking to strangers and strong interpersonal skills required. Time commitment: 2 hours per week through November 2014.

Volunteer Executive Assistant
Provide high level administrative support to the State Director, Executive Assistant to State Director, and State and Federal Government Relations Directors. Research, write, edit, and format documents. Scan and electronically file documents. Perform data entry using Microsoft Excel and Outlook. Assist with special projects as needed. Time commitment is 4-8 hours per week for six months. 

Technology & Information Systems Volunteer
Assist Information Systems staff with designing and composing user guides, technical documentation and inventory processes; assist with system configuration and technology research; evaluate excess equipment, relocate or recycle equipment as needed. Time commitment is 3-10 hours per week, for a minimum of three months. 

"On-Call" for Camassia
Itching to get involved with restoration projects near Portland? Then join our on-call team to hear about ongoing volunteer restoration needs at Camassia Natural Area in West Linn. Projects include invasive species removal, trail maintenance and more. No commitment is required to join as projects occur on an "on-call" basis. 

Preserve Steward
Restore native vegetation on your own schedule! Clear invasive plant species at Camassia Natural Area in West Linn and/or Sandy River Gorge Preserve. Must be physically fit and able to work once a month for a year. 

Volunteer Night
Join us to help with office projects such as mailings, data entry, research, filing and more. Volunteer Night runs most Wednesdays from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. You are welcome to call us at (503) 802-8100 on Wednesday afternoons to see what projects are in store for the evening.


Administrative Assistant
Learn about the Conservancy’s work in Wallowa County and contribute to key conservation projects while helping with a variety of projects. Tasks include data entry, mailings, managing supplies and files and more. Time commitment is six to 10 hours/week for a minimum of six months. 


Vehicle Maintenance Volunteer
Assist in the maintenance and regular inspection of the organization's 4 vehicles. Must have basic mechanical knowledge to maintain the vehicles in safe operating condition. Duties include checking oil and fluid levels; tire pressure and condition; cleaning vehicles; collection of mileage reports. Must have a current valid state driver's license. Requires 2-4 hours per month. If you are interested, contact Kathy Kudo, SW OR Volunteer Program Assistant:

Communications Volunteer
Do you have a background in communications and graphic design skills and have an interest in assisting with tasks such as the preparation of the layout and design of the volunteer newsletter, flyers for events, and social media messaging? If so, then this is a great opportunity for you! Experience with Microsoft Publisher would be helpful, but is not required. Requires about 20 hours per month. If you are interested, contact Kathy Kudo, SW OR Volunteer Program Assistant:

Thursday Crew
Volunteers are invited to join the Thursday Crew! This volunteer group meets weekly at local preserves to help with projects including weed removal, rare species monitoring, fencing and more. Contact Molly Morison at or (541) 770-7933 ext. 2# to be added to the team. 

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