Volunteering is so important for young people. It helps them develop community mindedness, explore potential career paths and develop a sense of pride and accomplishment. When choosing an activity in which to volunteer, it’s important to try out a few things first to find a good “fit”. Students should choose at least one major volunteer activity that they stick with for at least a year, if not more.
Here are some links to great volunteering options in the Eugene/Springfield area:
FOOD for Lane County has volunteer opportunities for people of all ages and interests.
Want to help but not sure how? Look over the brief descriptions of volunteer opportunities, on the website, and give us a call to talk about your options.
For information on volunteering, contact Sheyla Norte at (541) 343-2822 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to find numerous volunteer activities in Lane County. Animals, nature, outdoors, mentoring etc.
Volunteers contribute their time, talents, and energy to the Library in many ways, including:
- Keeping books and other items in order on shelves
- Welcoming people at the Information Desk
- Clerking at Second Hand Prose used book store
- Processing and repairing books
- Assisting at youth events
- And more!
Library volunteers commit to regular weekly shifts and agree to volunteer for at least 6 months. The minimum age is 14.
To apply, pick up an application form at the Information Desk at the Downtown Library, or at the Bethel or Sheldon Branch Library. The Volunteer Coordinator will contact applicants as new openings come up that match their skills and interests.
Questions? Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator by email or phone: 541-682-6617.
Volunteers aged 14 – 17 are encouraged to become part of our Youth Program, which offers meaningful opportunities for education, training and community service. Click here
Here is a list to numerous volunteer organizations in the Eugene/Springfield area. This list is not specifically geared towards students in high school, but there might be something on this list that interests you.
The City of Eugene encourages involvement in government through volunteerism. City services are enhanced and improved because of citizens who generously share their time and talents. Volunteers enable the City to stretch tax dollars and improve the community in many ways. Our volunteer programs give you the opportunity to turn your special talents and abilities into positive action. Click here