Become A Volunteer!

The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center relies on a consistent and established volunteer workforce to successfully operate the multitude of programs and services offered to the community. We value our volunteers and their support of our Adult Community Center’s mission, vision and values. 

Please contact Nicolette Hume, Volunteer Coordinator, for the Center at (503) 957-7109, for more information.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Drivers

All volunteers who drive for the Center must successfully pass a criminal records background check and possess a valid Oregon driver's license. Drivers are needed for:

  • Day trips
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Meals on Wheels Substitute Drivers
  • Shuttle bus

Events

Throughout the year, the Center hosts a variety of events at the Center or within the community. This include

  • Drug Take Back program
  • Entertainment
  • Fundraising
  • Open house/Special events

Health & Wellness

  • Support Group facilitator
  • Day Respite Helper for the Respite Care program

Lunch

All volunteers who work in the dining room must successfully pass a criminal records background check and, if assisting with preparation of food, obtain a Food Handlers card.

  • Dining room host/hostess
  • Dining room cashier
  • Serving groups
  • Serving group chairperson

Other Opportunities

  • Bridge coordinator
  • Class instructor
  • Clerical assistant
  • AARP Tax preparation
  • Trip escort
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Volunteer Forms

To become a volunteer at the LOACC, you must please complete the following forms to be considered. Please note that since we serve a vulnerable population a background check must be completed and approved by the City of Lake Oswego and the Oregon Criminal History and Abuse Records Data System (ORCHARDS). Due to the volume of volunteers, the background check through the State of Oregon may take 6-8 weeks to be cleared and approved.
 
Fingerprinting in the Background Check Process
Subject individuals may be required to have a fingerprint-based check as part of the Background Check Unit (BCU's) criminal records check.

***PLEASE COMPLETE ALL FORMS***

Criminal Records Check Consent Form
 
Adult Volunteer Registration Form
 
Volunteer Agreement and Release Form
 
Volunteer Agreement to Using Your Own Vehicle
(For Meals on Wheels Drivers)
 
 
 
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