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Oregon Libraries: Volunteering Opportunities

Portland, OR – The Portland Public Library’s volunteer opportunities are on a roll.The library has made more than 20,000 volunteer hours available for its libraries, as well as hundreds of volunteer opportunities for community groups.In just one week, the library has completed more than 500 volunteer opportunities and the staff has helped more than 6,000

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How to get the word out about your volunteer fire department job

If you’re in the business of running a volunteer firehouse, you know the importance of engaging the community.But you may not know how to connect with potential volunteer firefighters on social media.And that’s where you can help.“We need to connect the community and connect the volunteer fire service,” says Mark Dutton, president of the California

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When does the NFL begin allowing the practice of kneel downs?

The National Football League, which plays on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2017, is scheduled to begin allowing teams to kneel down during the anthem.The league has previously ruled that players are not allowed to engage in any activity during the national anthem.On Thursday, the league released the following statement: “As players have requested, the NFL will

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How to make your local community service website more volunteer-friendly

By now, most of us have been paying attention to the recent spate of new data collection requirements that were put in place by the California Department of Social Services and the California Labor Commissioner, who are attempting to create an environment where it is easier for people to volunteer. For many, this data collection effort