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.

Our next IRCO 101 VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION will take place on MONDAY, JULY 16TH 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 · 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 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