Volunteer Board

Are you ready to find a serving opportunity that uses the skills and talents you have been blessed with?

Then you are in the right spot! 
    
           To find the perfect serve opportunity for you, use the filters below to put in your preferences.
Select as many or as few options from any of the categories below and then hit the Filter button to see what opportunities are the best fit for you! 
           There are two types of opportunities, recurring and special events.
Serve opportunities that are recurring such as serving communion or helping out in Willamette Kids will be colored blue and opportunities for special events such as Christmas Decorating or Serving at a Rooted Celebration will be colored red. If you see any that you are interested in, click the Sign Up, or More Info button to get connected! 

We look forward to serving alongside you here at Willamette and in the community. 

Communion Cleanup

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Communion is included during each Sunday service. We need a few people to help clean up the elements after the 3rd service to allow us to be ready for the following Sunday.


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Communion Prep-Midweek

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We take communion each Sunday, and there’s a lot of prep work to make sure it goes smoothly! Volunteers clean, polish, and prepare the plates with crackers, cups, and juice, then store in the fridge until Sunday.

Commitment:This opportunity takes about 1.5 hours once a month.

Requirements: Dependable, with ability to use hands for detailed work for extended period of time.


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Communion Prep-Sundays

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Communion is included each week during Sunday services, so volunteers refill the plates with crackers, cups, and juice between services.

Commitment: About 30 minutes between services on an every other week schedule.


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Communion Server

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Communion is included during each Sunday service. We need a great team of believers to help with passing the communion elements. This can easily be done at the same service you attend. 

Commitment: We ask all volunteers to serve at one service every other week. 


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Greeter

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Greeters welcome guests as they enter our building, pass out bulletins or escort new families upstairs to Willamette Kids check-in, remembering to meet them where they are. If you love people and love making them feel at home, we’ll train you on the rest of the details.

Commitment: This position serves on an every other week schedule.


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Kitchen Cleaning

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Willamette has an industrial grade kitchen that allows us to bless our church family with great food for so many events. We have to maintain a level of cleanliness that will pass Oregon Health Code inspection. If you love to clean, you are welcome to join our Kitchen team.

Commitment:Serve once or twice per month, any day other than Sunday.


Adult 18+

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Market Drivers

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Each weekend, one or two people collect food from Whole Foods-Bridgeport on Saturdays and deliver it back to Willamette to be prepared and distributed on Sundays.

Requirements: A valid driver’s license and a means to transport large amounts of donated food. Be able to lift 20-30lbs.

Commitment:Saturdays; weekly, every other week or monthly.


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Market Lead

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The Market Lead directs and oversees The Market volunteers on Sunday. The Market volunteers set up food that is donated by Whole Foods Bridgeport and cleans up after helps.

Commitment: This opportunity is Sundays after the 11:15am service.



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Market Volunteers

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The Market volunteers set up food donated by Whole-Foods-Bridgeport and then clean up afterwards.

Requirements: Be able to lift 20-30lbs.

Commitment: Sundays from 12:15-approx. 1:30; weekly, every other week or monthly.


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Abuse Recovery Ministry and Services (ARMS)

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ARMS is a faith-based organization that exists to serve those who have/are experiencing domestic abuse. Help with an event, leadership opportunities, office help, help with a training, etc.


Adult 18+ Couples

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Adoption & Foster Care

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Serve the children within the foster care and adoption system! Whether you can tutor, clean, donate, or give rides, you are needed and wanted.


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Africa New Life Ministries

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ANLM invites you to assist them in breaking the cycle of poverty in Rwanda by sponsoring a child, joining them on mission trips to Rwanda, or even volunteering at their domestic office!


Adult 18+ Couples

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Compassion Connect

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Compassion Connect helps churches implement models of ministry that are designed to engage people in their local community while working together with other churches. Volunteer at medical clinics, mentor, assist in a bridal boutique, and more!


Adult 18+ Couples

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Embrace Oregon

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Embrace Oregon connects caring community members with vulnerable children and families in partnership with the Department of Human Services. Take action by making care boxes, waiting with children in the DHS offices, donating or volunteering in any capacity!


Adult 18+ Couples

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Father's Heart

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The Father’s Heart seeks to touch the lives of those who struggle with depression and homelessness in the Oregon City area. Join them in their meal services, clothing pantry, or many other services!


Adult 18+ Couples

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes partner with coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school and junior high youth levels to use the medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus! Volunteer at events, within administrative projects, mentor, and more.


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Public Safety Chaplaincy

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Public Safety Chaplains are compelled within their heart and called by the Holy Spirit to connect to our First Responders. You are invited to join the connected by donating, advocating, peer counseling, and more!


Adult 18+ Couples

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West Linn Young Life

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Young Life is an organization that introduces adolescents to Jesus Christ and helps them grow in their faith. Get involved with anything from leading to supervising events!


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Boy's & Girl's Club

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The Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland help hundreds of kids and teens develop essential skills, make lasting connections, and have fun. Tutor, mentor, coach the youth in a sport, or volunteer with the club in many other ways!


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Friends of Refugees

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Friends of Refugees exists to help refugees not just survive, but thrive in their new home. Assist in the effort by teaching ESL courses, tutoring, giving rides, providing childcare, or in many other ways!


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Life Change for Men

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Union Gospel Mission’s men’s LifeChange program provides a place where men struggling with addiction and life-controlling issues can learn to transform their lives. Join the mission by serving a meal, donating, or assisting in any way!


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Life Change for Women

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Union Gospel Mission’s LifeChange for Women and Their Children provides a safe, healing home for women struggling with addiction, abusive relationships, or homelessness. Join the mission by serving a meal, donating, or assisting in any way!


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Maybelle Center

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Maybelle Center nurtures the body, mind and spirit of the forgotten poor in Old Town-Downtown Portland by building connections and community. Join them in weekly home visits to their community members, throwing holiday parties, and more!


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Night Strike

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Night Strike welcomes you to help serve the needs of the homeless in our community through serving food, handing out shoes/clothes/sleeping bags, washing feet, etc.


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Portland Rescue Mission

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PRM’s tireless commitment is to break the cycle of homelessness, addiction and despair in the lives of hurting people in need. Assist them in their various services including meal prep and service (breakfast, lunch, or dinner), making birthday cards, a clothing pantry, and many more!


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Shepherd's Door

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Shepherd’s Door is a community of single women and women with children (ages 10 and under) who seek to move into a healthy lifestyle while dealing with the pain of addiction and previous choices. Volunteer any day of the week to prepare and serve a meal, and get to know the women there!


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St. Andre Bessette

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As a community driven by mission, St André Bessette Catholic Church strives to provide hospitality, healing, and hope to the most marginalized members of our society. Volunteer via meal service, foot care, assisting in art programs, giving out hygiene items, and more!


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The Harbor

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As an off branch of Portland Rescue Mission, The Harbor is a community of men overcoming homelessness and addiction in the men’s New Life Ministry of Portland Rescue Mission. Volunteer any day of the week to prepare and serve a meal, and get to know the men there!


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Union Gospel Mission

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Union Gospel Mission provides more than 200,000 meals a year to the homeless and people in need. Unite with the mission by serving meals, making and handing out food boxes, serving in their thrift store, and more!


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Photographer

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Here at Willamette, we love to celebrate what God is doing through our ministries and partnerships. One of the ways we love to celebrate is by documenting our special events, both on-campus and off-campus. Volunteering as a photographer with Willamette entails capturing and editing photos throughout our special events, Sunday mornings, community life events, and more.


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Rooted Celebration Helpers

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Watch the spirit move at the Rooted Celebration by helping us make it happen! There are plenty of ways to serve, whether in food services, greeting, setup and teardown, or making decor pieces; all are welcome to help.

Commitment: We need volunteers for the next Rooted Celebration on Friday, June 22. Specific volunteer timeslots TBD.


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Rooted Facilities Assistant

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Join the mission of taking people from rows to circles, literally. Rooted meets every Sunday and needs a couple of awesome people to help prepare rooms for the incoming Rooted groups.


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Rooted Generosity Talk

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Help the Rooted Team set chairs for the Rooted Week 8 experience, known as the Generosity talk.
Commitment: We need volunteers from 12pm-2pm on Sunday, June 3.


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Rooted Leader

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Step into stories of life change by leading a Rooted group this season. For 10 weeks, we ask that you join us at one of our Rooted sessions to facilitate questions, exemplify authenticity, and lead with vulnerability a group of 11-14 people.

Commitment: This is a 10 week commitment (for the duration of the Rooted session).


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Security

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At Willamette, we’re committed to offering a safe and secure environment for all who enter our doors. Our security team protects the integrity of the service and how people are receiving the Word that’s being preached.

Requirements: Able-bodied, dependable, friendly men and women who have a heart to protect our children and families are welcome. Must pass background check and provide 3 references. Must also have a current CPR card and be first aid-certified (training/certification provided). An occupation or background in the medical field, military, first responder, or law enforcement is welcomed but not required.
Commitment:This serving opportunity requires each team member to serve a minimum of one service twice a month.


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Setup-Friday Team

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Early on Friday mornings, a faithful crew of early risers transforms our gym into an auditorium for Sunday services. If you’re a morning person who enjoys stretching your muscles with a little physical labor, this might be the right spot for you! Members of this team serve every other week.

Commitment:This happens at 6am on Fridays, every other week.


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Setup-Saturday Team

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On Saturday mornings, a faithful crew of early risers transforms our gym into an auditorium for Sunday services. If you’re a morning person who enjoys stretching your muscles with a little physical labor, this might be the right spot for you! Members of this team serve every other week.

Commitment: This happens at 9am on Saturdays, every other week.


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Sunday Teardown Team

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At the conclusion of our last Sunday service, our teardown team stacks and puts away all the chairs so our gym can be opened to the community and used for special events throughout the week.


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Usher

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Our ushers help make the task of finding a seat in a crowded room a little less intimidating. In addition, they take time before service starts to greet and connect with those in the gym. If you would like to lend a helping hand to people as they are finding their way into our worship services, come join our team.

Commitment: This serving opportunity is scheduled on an every other week basis.


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Videographer

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We see our creative ministry as a way to celebrate what God is doing, as well as encourage our church body through stories. Our videographers capture special events, stories of changed lives, and other video projects. Volunteering as a photographer with Willamette entails capturing footage of special events, service opportunities, video testimonies, and other video project material.


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Greeter

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Willamette Kids greeters are the first faces that parents see as they drop off their little ones at their classrooms. Greeters answer any questions that parents have as they check in their child.

REQUIREMENTS: Friendly, outgoing and knowledgeable of Willamette Kids. Complete background check. Serve one service, attend one service.

Commitment: Serve during one service, either every week or every other week


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Infant-Toddler Leader

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If you enjoy holding, playing and nurturing these tiny humans while their parents are downstairs enjoying adult worship, this might be the perfect fit for you.

REQUIREMENTS: Friendly, outgoing and knowledgeable of Willamette Kids. Complete background check. Serve one service, attend one service.

Commitment: Serve during one service; one month on and one month off


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K-5th Grade Small Group Leader

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K-5th grade small group leader helps ensure that every child knows 3 basic truths before they head up to middle school: I need to make the wise choice, I can trust God no matter what, and I should treat others the way I want to be treated. You could be that person who pours into the lives of this up & coming generation. We would love for you to come and see what Willamette Kids is all about!

REQUIREMENTS: Friendly, outgoing and knowledgeable of Willamette Kids. Complete background check. Serve one service, attend one service.

Commitment: Serve every week (preferred); every other week commitment may be available


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Large Group Leader

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Willamette Kids large group leaders are great at telling stories and connecting with young ones, so that the kids are hearing biblical truths in an engaging and memorable way.

REQUIREMENTS: Outgoing, gifted in storytelling and creativity. Complete background check.

Commitment: Serve once a month


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Midweek Leader

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Midweek leaders help make sure that the Willamette Kids services goes off without a hitch. These volunteers take time during the week to make sure that each classroom is organized, and all the curriculum activities are prepped and ready to get into the hands of our kids on Sunday!

REQUIREMENTS: Dependable, well-organized and enthusiastic in supporting Willamette Kids staff.

Commitment: Once a week for approximately 2 hours


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Preschool Leader

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Preschool leaders get to engage children as they begin grasping simple truths about how much Jesus loves them, and encourage the development of relationships between peers and leaders.

REQUIREMENTS: Friendly, outgoing and knowledgeable of Willamette Kids. Complete background check. Serve one service, attend one service.

Commitment: Serve every week (preferred); every other week commitment may be available


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Substitute

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Willamette Kids substitutes are people who are trained and know the ropes of Willamette Kids, and are able to step in when a regular weekly leader isn’t able to be there for their assigned service. Outgoing, flexible kid-loving people look here!

REQUIREMENTS: Subs are trained to fill in when classroom leaders are unavailable. Able to provide consistency to the Sunday experience for kids. Complete background check.

Commitment: As needed; normally about once a month


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Tech Leader

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Willamette Kids tech leaders help our large group time run smoothly, by taking care of lights, audio and video needs. If you are comfortable with technology (training provided), then there is a spot for you on the team!

REQUIREMENTS: Proficient in technology, especially as it applies to audio and video capabilities. Able to pay close attention to details, schedules and timing.

Commitment: Serve once a month


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Worship Leader

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Willamette Kids worship leaders lead worship in our large group environment. When Willamette Kids worship, they sing at the top of their lungs and dance! You don’t have to play an instrument, energy and enthusiasm are all you need!

REQUIREMENTS: Ability to play musical instrument is welcomed, but not necessary. Must be full of energy and able to lead Willamette Kids in worship with song and movement that is relevant and meaningful.

Commitment: Serve once a month


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