Why volunteer with IRCO?

At IRCO, our volunteers are considered part of our family, our greatest advocates, and crucial to our mission. Our volunteers provide essential skills and knowledge to fulfill our mission, meaning your time can have a real impact on people’s lives. Volunteering with IRCO can also provide a transformative opportunity to be part of a diverse group and gain exposure to different areas of social services.

Check out our current volunteer needs below. Before applying for a position, please read our VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT.

IRCO 101 VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION is back on Monday, April 23rd from 5:30pm-6:30pm in the boardroom of IRCO Main. In this orientation, we will cover the following topics: getting to know IRCO and our history; guidelines on volunteering at IRCO per our Volunteer Handbook; current volunteer opportunities and Q&A. This orientation will give you a chance to meet other folks interested in volunteering with us, ask any questions you might have, and to get to know our organization better. If attending, please RSVP by emailing saharm@irco.org

Program Area Position Apply
Employment and Training Services Nursing Assistant Tutor
Youth SUN Afternoon Activity Leader (Walt Morey Middle School Troutdale)
Youth Refugee & Immigrant Youth Mentor (RIM)
Youth Tutor/Homework Help (Africa House)
Youth SUN Extended Day Classroom Assistant (Sacramento Elementary)
Youth IRCO Hunger Relief Project (Various Positions)
Youth In-Home Tutor (Math and English / N Portland)
Youth SUN Tutor/Academic Support (Reynolds High School Troutdale)
Youth Refugee and Immigrant Student Empowerment (RISE) Tutor (David Douglas High School)
Youth SUN Afterschool Support (Vestal K-8 School)
Youth B.A.S.S. (Black African Student Success) Academic Advocate Assistant
Youth B.A.S.S. (Black African Student Success) Arabic-Speaking Elementary School Mentor
Youth Afterschool Tutor (David Douglas High School and Mill Park Elementary School)
Youth African Youth Leadership Support (Africa House)
Youth In-Home Tutor (SE, NE and N Portland)
Youth SUN Extended Day Classroom Assistant (Parkrose Middle School)
Youth Afterschool Tutor (NE/SE Portland)
Youth NEW! Hunger Relief Driver (multiple locations)
Youth NEW! IRCO Summer School Interns (multiple locations)