Getting Started

Corporate Support Invoice Assistant

Are you great with Google Drive? Do you have 4-6 hours a month to help our Corporate Support team? Do you want to volunteer from home? We need a volunteer to help organize and distribute invoices to our account exec team. Our team would very much appreciate your help!! See more info below (scroll down past the OPB logo)...


Think Out Loud Production Assistant

We have openings for Think Out Loud Production Assistants. This a full or part-time volunteer role. It’s ideal for people that are looking to build their skills in journalism, interviewing, or show production. Duties include greeting guests, helping with last minute prep for the show, screening calls, preparing background research, pre-interviewing potential guests, writing web posts, pitching show ideas and, potentially, producing segments. You’ll find a link to application instructions below (scoll down past the OPB logo). Please apply by 3/11/19.


Phone Answerer Training

If you’d like to participate in an upcoming TV or radio membership drive and you haven’t had a chance to attend training yet, we have a session coming up:


Wednesday, April 3 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM


To sign up, please visit https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/?FROM=6475.


Pick Up Drivers

If you’ve volunteered at a membership drive, you know that local restaurants donate yummy treats to thank volunteers for their service. We’re looking for volunteers to help pick up the donations and bring them to OPB durning the drives. If you’re interested in joining the pick up team, please email Jenn F. at jforristal@opb.org.


Questions?
Feel free to contact Jenn at jforristal@opb.org if you have any questions or are having difficulty signing up.

New Volunteer Opportunities

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


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.


Monthly Email Updates

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


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.)


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