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Data Entry Project

If you’re looking for a volunteer project this summer, we have a big data entry project coming up here at OPB. Can you help?

What:

The Membership team needs help tallying information collected through thousands of member surveys. You’ll be using a computer to enter results into a Google form.

When:

Monday, July 24 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Tuesday, July 25 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM or 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Wednesday, July 26 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Thursday, July 27 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM or 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Friday, July 28 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM


Sign up!

If you’re available and would like to help, you can sign up for a shift on the Scheduling + Hours section of the website. Just scroll to the July calendar. (You’ll use your email address for your user name, and your password is usually the last five digits of your phone number.)

You can also send me an email and I’ll be happy to sign you up! It’s a big project, so we have opportunities for lots of people to participate.



Phone Answerer Training


If you’d like to participate in an upcoming TV or radio membership drive and you haven’t attended training yet, we have sessions coming up:

Wednesday, August 16 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Thursday, August 17 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Tuesday, September 12 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Wednesday, September 13 from 9:30 – 11:30 AM

Tuesday, November 7 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Wednesday, November 8 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

You can sign up on the Scheduling + Hours section of the website. (You’ll use your email address for your user name, and your password is usually the last five digits of your phone number.)


Monthly Updates

Each month, we send an email that describes the current volunteer opportunities and news at OPB.


New Volunteer Opportunities

The most recent opportunities and updates can always be found on the "Available Volunteer Opportunities" tab.


OPB Personal Identification Number (PIN)

We’ve created a unique number for you to use at OPB to volunteer. Each time you arrive at OPB, you’ll use this number to sign in at the computer in the lobby. This allows us to track your hours. Also, remember to sign out when you leave!


Your PIN is usually the last 5 numbers of your phone number.

(If there is a 0 in the last five digits of your phone number, please email us at volunteer@opb.org to get your PIN.)


Other Opportunities

Most months, there will be some new position offerings at OPB. These can vary from things like being an office assistant in one of the administrative departments at OPB to doing research for a show like Oregon Art Beat. Often times, we'll have many volunteers that are interested in and qualified for such positions. Most of the time, the staff member that will be supervising the volunteer will conduct interviews to select the best candidate for the position.


Many people come to OPB hoping to volunteer doing hands-on technical work like hosting a program on OPB Radio, doing camera work or video editing, or reporting on current events. These sorts of opportunities are rarely, if ever, available to volunteers. If you're looking for that type of experience, you may want to check out some of the other community media organizations in the area. If you are interested in seeing a list of these organizations, please let us know.


Questions?

If you have any questions, we're here to help!

Jenn Forristal, Volunteer Resources Coordinator: 503.293.1939 or jforristal@opb.org

Jen Ames, Volunteer Resources Manager: 503.293.1947 or james@opb.org