Volunteering

Fishing excursions, the Oregon State Fair, farms, pumpkin patches, and more.  These are all activities our guests participate in during their visits.  Would you like to help make these events more fun for our guests?  We would love to have volunteers we can periodically call on to help our staff with these outings.

Treasure Night Volunteers

Treasure Nights are a once-a-month activity night that consists of songs, Biblical messages, prayer, games, crafts, and refreshments. This is a safe and wonderful opportunity for people of all ages to become involved in reaching out to people with developmental disabilities.

Examples of volunteer activities include: providing refreshments, leading the singing, leading a prayer, presenting a message (materials are provided), facilitating games or a crafts, setting up and cleaning up the room.

Being a volunteer at a Treasure Night requires approximately three hours per month for the Treasure Night event, plus 2 hours for initial training, and one hour twice per year for planning.

 

When I come here, the word disability disappears into capabilities.

– Debbie (Treasure Night Volunteer)

No prior experience working with individuals with DD is necessary.


Family Support Network (FSN) Volunteers

Family Support Network is a unique volunteer program is designed to help families of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) with the everyday tasks they are unable to complete because of their care-giving responsibilities.

The FSN matches need of these special families with volunteers that can help fulfill these requests. FSN provides a wide variety of volunteer opportunities such as housekeeping, grocery shopping, gardening and yard work, friendly phone calls, legal advice, and many other things.

In most cases, no prior experience working with individuals with DD is required.

If you would like to volunteer and donate your time to helping these caregivers, please let us know by calling the QWO office.

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Board Members

QWO became a non-profit corporation in May of 1997 under the federal code 501 (c)(3). It has a governing Board of Directors consisting of community members who monitor the direction, integrity, and development of the organization.

If you would like to volunteer and donate your time to serving in a leadership capacity, please call the QWO office for further details.


Volunteer Requirements/Application
So, you’ve decided to volunteer! We are so glad to have you join our team in serving people with developmental disabilities, their families and caregivers. We want to thank you for sharing your time and talents to help make this ministry possible. After you have completed and signed the QWO Volunteer Application, please return it to us. We will contact you after we have reviewed your application. Thank you for your interest in serving others through QWO!

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