Volunteer in Your Community

Recent graduate wanting to keep up on your newly acquired clinical skills?  Looking to volunteer your technical skills in new settings?  There are many ways to serve!


Local Opportunities:

American Red Cross – Learn more about local volunteer positions for nurses.

Coalition of Community Health Clinics – A list of safety-net clinics in the metro Portland area. Use their interactive “Find A Clinic” map to locate clinics with volunteer opportunities.

Oregon Nurses on Boards – Use your unique nursing expertise on a nonprofit board, government committee or hospital board. Learn more and check out our list of Oregon Boards and Commissions needing nursing knowledge.

State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR) – Register to volunteer your services during emergencies with significant health impacts.

National/International Opportunities:

Health Volunteers Overseas – Improves the availability and quality of health care through the education, training and professional development of the health workforce in resource-scarce countries.

International Medical Relief – Provides mobile medical clinics and sustainable health education to underserved communities in 70 countries around the world.

Medical Teams International – Whether you pack boxes locally at the local Distribution Center, or provide training and mentorship in our international clinics, Medical Teams International counts on volunteers.

Have you used your nursing skills to volunteer for other organizations? Let us know at ocnadmin@up.edu