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As a Metro volunteer, you will be directly involved in improving and protecting the region's great places for people, wildlife and future generations. Share your energy and ideas and make your own unique contribution.

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Current volunteer opportunities

Volunteer with Metro's natural areas

Metro has a variety of done-in-a-day and recurring restoration projects available at parks and natural areas across the region suitable for groups of all sizes and ages… More

Native plant center

Metro's Native Plant Center provides an essential supply of rare native seeds and plant stock to support restoration projects. Volunteers are integrated into all aspects of center operations… More

Wildlife monitoring program 

Keep an eye (or an ear) out for wildlife. Metro's volunteer-based monitoring program provides important information about amphibians, reptiles, mammals and birds at Metro natural areas… More

Historic cemeteries

Volunteer at one of Metro's 14 historic cemeteries and help preserve the unique history of the site and of the region. Learn about current volunteer opportunities...More

Nature University

Learn how to help children and adults discover nature by enrolling in Metro's 12-week naturalist training program… More

Established volunteers

Metro's Volunteer Information Center allows you to update your information, check your schedule, schedule time and get volunteer news. Go

Current volunteers

Meet some volunteers

Find out about some outstanding Metro volunteers who have dedicated their time to improving the region… More

Need assistance?

Metro parks volunteer services
503-797-1653 | 503-797-1849 fax
parkvol@oregonmetro.gov

other volunteer opportunities

Volunteer at the Oregon Zoo

Metro's Oregon Zoo has one of the largest zoo volunteer programs in the country. More than 1500 individuals volunteer more than 117,000 hours per year.

Volunteer at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts

Do you enjoy meeting people from all over the world? Are you enthusiastic about the Performing Arts? Are you enthusiastic about Portland? Then this volunteer opportunity is for you.

Volunteer at the Oregon Convention Center

Volunteers donate their time and effort to make the Oregon Convention Center a superior facility and a great place to visit by welcoming visitors, directing attendees to a show or meeting and donating time to volunteer committees.

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Natural areas, parks and trails

Thanks to voters, Metro has preserved 12,000 acres of natural areas, protected 90 miles of rivers and streams, supported hundreds of community projects and opened three large nature parks. Learn more

Volunteer at Metro

Metro's Oregon Zoo has one of the largest zoo volunteer programs in the country. More than 1500 individuals volunteer more than 117,000 hours per year.

Volunteer

Volunteers donate their time and effort to make the Oregon Convention Center a superior facility and a great place to visit by welcoming visitors, directing attendees to a show or meeting and donating time to volunteer committees.

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