Volunteers make an important contribution and help us spread our impact even further. We have regular volunteers in our classrooms, managing our library, maintaining the building, organizing our annual auction, and providing child care. Their energy and talent is critical to our continued success.
General Operations & Administration
- Administrative Support & Office Work
Assist with filing, collate information for upcoming classes and groups, and help with data entry projects. Do some or all of these tasks, depending on your skill set and availability.
Approximate need & time commitment: 1–2 people, 2–4 hours per week
- Facilities Maintenance
Minor building and furniture repairs, touch up paint, replace light bulbs, etc.
Approximate need & time commitment: 1–2 people, 1-2 hours per week
Short or long term commitment, depending on your availability.
- Volunteer Co-Coordinator
Volunteer coordination is a great way to meet people, gain management and communication skills, and can be a really fun way to help!
Approximate need & time commitment: 1 person, 2–5 hours per week
Commitment of at least 3 months and ideally 1 year or longer.
Public Relations & Communications
Translate our brochures, print materials and website pages from English to Spanish.
Approximate need & time commitment: 1–2 people, time commitment project based
- Organize Digital Photos
Organize photos by program, event, etc.
Approximate need & time commitment: 1 person, 6–10 hours
- Build Content for Newsletters
Research and write about topics relevant to our parents and families for newsletters.
Approximate need & time commitment: 2–3 people, 6–10 hours per project
- Postering the Town
Post flyers around Corvallis for our various events and programs.
Approximate need & time commitment: 1–2 people, 1–2 hours (varies based on upcoming events)
- BBB & GuideStar Accreditation
Assist in gathering information, filling out forms, and analyzing statistics, and other parts of the process of getting accredited with these programs.
Approximate need & time commitment: 1–2 people, 4–6 hours (can be done from home if you have internet access)
- Community Research
Research Old Mill Center’s impact on Linn and Benton counties and build reports reflecting findings. The reports will be used to build content, make impact/progress statements and for story telling.
Approximate need & time commitment: 1–2 people, 6–10 hours (can be done from home if you have internet access)
- Photography & Photo Essay Projects
Photograph happenings and the children at Old Mill Center, to help create a photo essay project.
Approximate need & time commitment: 1 person, 1–2 hours (varies based on needs for upcoming publications)
Working with Children
Provide childcare during various meetings, groups and programs throughout the year. Attending parents sometimes bring their small children along and we provide childcare for them.
Approximate need & time commitment: Varies based on schedule (background check is required)