Volunteer Position Descriptions

Advisory Board Members

Do you have opinions and ideas about the Center? We want and need people from all walks of life.


We could use people who wouldn’t mind doing some light cleaning (sweeping and mopping) at the Center.

Travel Desk Help

We are looking for people to answer questions and sign people up for day and overnight trips. This is a good opportunity to meet others who like to travel. As you can see by their happy faces, the Travel Desk volunteers aim to please!

Quilt Show Committee Members

Work behind the scenes of this popular event and feel proud of your accomplishment at the end. No experience is necessary – bring your ideas.

Bottle/Can Recycler

Help recycle bottles and cans that are donated to the Center.

Respite Aides

A Place at the Center respite program meets Wednesday afternoons and provides a safe, fun time for people with memory loss issues. But even more importantly, it provides a break for family members. Are you a natural caregiver? If so, please lend a hand one afternoon per week. 

Respite Craft Person

Help lead crafts at A Place at the Center once a month on Wednesday afternoon.

Nurses for Blood Pressure Clinics

Nurses are needed twice a month, 1st Monday and 3rd Tuesday to take blood pressures from 9:45-11:45 a.m.

Firewood Stackers/Splitters

Need help with stacking and splitting wood for our Emergency Firewood Program, which assists many low income seniors in North Clackamas County stay warm in the winter months.


Help with this fun activity Thursday evenings.

Rose Guardians

Use your green thumb to deadhead the roses and keep the Sara Hite Memorial Rose Garden looking great during the blooming season!

Tax-Aide Preparers

Love numbers? Find IRS laws fund to navigate? We need more people to help out. Each year approximately 1,200 clients come to the Milwaukie Center to receive help with their taxes.


Meet every Thursday morning from 9-11:30 am to work on quilts.

Meals on Wheels Drivers

Can you spare 1 ½–2 hrs mid-day once a week or “on call”? Help deliver fresh cooked meals to home bound community members!

Lunch Servers

Assist others in serving the noon meal at the Center.

Bread Program Sales

Can you sell local ocean water in Arizona? Use your skills to seel bread and rolls for a few hours each morning. Also need a courier twice a month to pick up bakery items.

Host the On-Site Lunch Meal

Do you like to meet new people and assist them in signing in? Do you feel comfortable making change, doing light number calculations and data recording? Can you work 9 am-12:30 pm. once a week or as a substitute? We’d like to hear from you.

Lunch Packers

Want to help feed those in need. Assist in packing home-delivered cold packs for delivery.

Entertainment Organizer

Do you love a good party? Get entertainers to perform during the lunch hour and at special events.