Volunteer ProgramCVIP Volunteer in Gresham

As a volunteer with the City, you will have an opportunity to put your knowledge, talent and energy towards improving the quality of life in your community. Opportunities are available for all ages and abilities.

City volunteer opportunities

We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities listed below, as well as many other one-time opportunities that may work for you. Please call Aaron at 503-618-2482 or email him at Aaron.Abrams@GreshamOregon.gov to inquire about a specific opportunity, or to discuss other group and individual volunteer projects.

You will need to complete a volunteer form before you participate in any activities.

If you prefer a printed application, download our volunteer application and return it to the Office of Neighborhoods and Community Engagement.

Please note that a CVIP application is required for those interested in serving as a Citizen Volunteer in Policing (CVIP).



East Metro Mediation 

Natural resources 

Neighborhood Associations 

Parks and recreation 

Public safety

Citizen Volunteers in Policing (CVIP) 

Fire Corps 

Neighborhood Ready 

Neighborhood Watch 

Boards and committees

Council Advisory Committees 

Gresham Art Committee 


Get 'Hands On' in Gresham

Hands on Greater PortlandaThe City is partnered with Hands on Greater Portland to connect you with volunteer opportunities in the region.


Get Involved

To find out more about the City's volunteer program, or learn how to get involved, contact Aaron Abrams at 503-618-2482 or Aaron.Abrams@GreshamOregon.gov.


Other community giving opportunities

Center for the Arts Foundation 

Gresham Heroes Memorial 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors