Skip to Main Content

Volunteer Opportunities with Polk County

Volunteers enhance the quality of life for all of us who live and work in Polk County. You can make a difference.

Please visit the links below to find out more about the many varied and interesting volunteer opportunities available with Polk County.

Volunteer Opportunities
Department/Division Opportunity Contact Information
Board of Commissioners Various Committees and Boards Heather Merrill
(503) 623-8173
District Attorney's Office Court Appointed Special Advocates
Katie Axtell
(503) 623-9268, ext. 1301
District Attorney's Office Victims Assistance Advocates Tara McLoud-Stephen
(503) 623-9268
Health Services HandsOn Mid-Willamette Valley Health & Human Services volunteer
opportunities are managed via
HandsOn Mid-Willamette Valley
Sheriff's Office Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) Dean Bender
(503) 623-9251
Sheriff's Office Reserve Unit Detective John Williams
(503) 623-9251
Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue Dean Bender
(503) 623-9251
Sheriff's Office Seniors & Law Enforcement Together (SALT) Sgt. Mike Holsapple
(503) 623-9251