Volunteer Sign Up

Volunteer serves a meal at Blanchet House of Hospitality in Portland.

Sign Up to Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Blanchet House in downtown Portland! Compassionate individuals age 14 and older are needed to help prepare and serve meals, organize clothing, and more. Every volunteer must sign up using our online scheduler Cervis and complete the online orientation which takes approximately one hour. Start below by selecting New Volunteer or Returning Volunteer.

New Volunteer?

Every volunteer must complete online orientation including signing release forms. After that, you can begin to schedule volunteer shifts.

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Need assistance?
Email us at volunteer@blanchethouse.org

Returning Volunteer?

Welcome back! Every volunteer must complete the online orientation and sign release forms before scheduling shifts in 2021. 

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Did you already complete the new orientation and sign all forms? Continue Here to Schedule Shifts in Cervis>

Important COVID-19 Safety Information

MASKS Everyone (vaccinated and unvaccinated) is required to wear a mask while volunteering. Please bring your own.

TRAVELED OR GATHERED IN A GROUP? If you are not fully vaccinated, please do not volunteer for at least ten days if you have had direct contact with someone who is COVID positive orif you have traveled outside of Oregon/SW WA or have been in a large unmasked gathering.

YOUR HEALTH If you are not fully vaccinated, please do not volunteer for at least ten days if you exhibit COVID symptoms of illness or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.

VACCINATED? If you are fully vaccinated, click the link below for more information about our COVID-19 protocols.

Read All COVID-19 Volunteer Safety Protocols

A volunteer displays a basic needs care kit.

Volunteer and Help From Home

There are many ways you can help people experiencing homelessness in Portland. Volunteer to make hygiene kits, sign up to make sack lunches, donate clothing, or give money.

Questions?

You’ll find an answer in the Volunteer Handbook.

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How to Help Someone Experiencing Homelessness

Water and Heat Relief

A volunteer pours water in a bowl for a homeless guest at Blanchet House in Portland.

Make Care Kits

About Blanchet House

Fresh Food Rescued from Local Businesses

Our History: Started in 1952 by a Group of Friends

Some of the founders of Blanchet House of Hospitality in the old kitchen circa 2011.

Some of the founders of Blanchet House of Hospitality in the old kitchen circa 2011.

Inside Look at Portland’s Outdoor Homeless Shelters

COVID-19 UPDATE:

All volunteers–vaccinated and unvaccinated–must wear a mask at Blanchet House.

 

More information on COVID-19 safety protocols >>

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