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.

Program Area Position Apply
Employment and Training Services Nursing Assistant Tutor
Workforce Development Program NEW! Engineering Tutor
Youth Refugee & Immigrant Youth Mentor (RIM)
Youth Tutor/Homework Help (Africa House)
Youth Afterschool Tutor (David Douglas High School and Mill Park Elementary School)
Youth NEW! IRCO Summer School Interns (multiple locations)
Youth NEW! Refugee and Immigrant Student Empowerment (RISE) Summer School Tutor (David Douglas High School)
Youth B.A.S.S. (Black African Student Success) Arabic-Speaking Elementary School Mentor
Youth B.A.S.S. (Black African Student Success) Academic Advocate Assistant
Youth In-Home Tutor (SE, NE and N Portland)
Youth SUN Extended Day Classroom Assistant (Parkrose Middle School)
Youth NEW! Hunger Relief - Summer Schedule