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Volunteer Opportunities

Engaging the time and expertise of our Partners is key to our success.

Take a look at these opportunities to leverage your skills, experience and interests for SVP and our community partners.

Not yet a Partner but interested in volunteering? Contact us.


Volunteer @ IRCO: Adult STEM Tutor

Volunteers are needed to tutor adult clients that are enrolled in industry training programs with classes specifically in STEM subjects. Tutors may, on occasion, also assist clients with developing life skills (appropriate interaction with coworkers, cultural cues, etc.). Read More »

Volunteer @NAYA: Tax Prep Assistants

Each tax season NAYA Family Center provides a free tax site for community members. Volunteers earn certification and help file taxes. January – April 15th Read More »

Feasibility Study: Juntos Aprendemos

In partnership with Latino Network’s (LN) leadership team, the Partner will develop and conduct a “field research study” which assesses the feasibility of a proposed business model to regionally scale the Juntos Aprendemos program. The Partner will likely help organize insights and findings for a report that will be prepared for LN’s Board of Directors. We anticipate including 6-8 organizations in the study. Read More »

Lead/Coach for Succession Plan

We are seeking a Partner volunteer to lead and/or assist in a succession planning process with the Executive Director, staff, and Board of one of our community partners. This critically important position will require the development of a close, trusting relationship with the Executive Director and the Board Chair. Read More »

Volunteer @ KairosPDX: Learning Games

KairosPDX is searching for volunteers to support our classrooms during Learning Games. Volunteers will help gather important data on learning growth by supporting students during the computer-based NWEA assessment. Read More »

Financial Health Capacity Building Team

We are seeking to form a team of Partners to work together to build SVP Portland’s capacity to assess the financial health of prospective community partners. We have a tremendous opportunity to leverage the Financial Health Assessment process used by SVP Seattle’s Finance Community of Practice (COP) as we fine-tune and expand upon our current process. Read More »

Pursue a role as a Lead Partner

The Lead Partner plays a key role in Social Venture Partners’ venture philanthropy partnerships. The Lead is the primary liaison between an Investee and the SVP partnership, and is pivotal to developing an effective, collaborative relationship and an impactful investment. Read More »