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Contribute Your Professional Skills

Volunteer to strengthen nonprofits and solve community challenges

Experience definition501 Commons provides several opportunities for you to engage your professional skills in the nonprofit sector. For more than 25 years, members of our Executive Service Corps have volunteered to make a wide range of services and support available to nonprofits at affordable rates. Service corps members serve as consultants, coaches, executive advisers, facilitators, and project managers. Membership in the Executive Service Corps is open to professionals throughout the states of Oregon and Washington - and we welcome northern Idaho members as well!

In addition to serving in our Executive Service Corps, we also have the following volunteer opportunities:

These options provide unique, challenging, and rewarding opportunities to skilled professionals. And, each year, our volunteers contribute more than $1.5 million worth of services to nonprofits.

Read more about these opportunities below.

Volunteer Management Corps

Contribute your experience in volunteer management, HR, fundraising, and nonprofit leadership by joining Volunteer Management Corps (VMC), an action learning program that helps nonprofits improve their volunteer management practices.

Discover VMC

About the Executive Service Corps

Find out what makes a good Executive Service Corps member, what various projects might be, and some of the perks of joining! If you are ready to join, fill out an application today.

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For Service Corps Members

We've provided many resources to help our Executive Service Corps members stay in touch with us and fellow volunteers.

See tools for success

Encore Fellowships

Encore Fellowships offers individuals looking to transition into a career in the social sector an opportunity to work at a dynamic nonprofit organization.

Engage in a new career

Volunteer Your Tech Training & Consulting Skills

Help nonprofits learn about and make better use of technology. Find out how to use your expertise for good.

Learn about opportunities

GiveBIG Advisory Council

The GiveBIG Council provides thought partnership, a strong voice for nonprofits, and expertise in the planning and success of the GiveBIG campaign.

Learn more about their work

Generation to Generation

Generation to Generation mobilizes adults ages 50+ to support community-based organizations serving youth through programs addressing education equity.

Learn how to serve local youth