Current Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

Below is a list of current volunteer opportunities with Cascade AIDS Project, followed by a list of internships available.  These opportunities are frequently updated as the needs of our programs and events change.  Please explore and find a position that interests you and check back often for updates.  Any volunteer opportunities not listed below are not currently available.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

CAP Outreach Volunteer

  • Work with CAP staff Cree Gordon, Outreach Coordinator
  • Perform outreach to gay, bi, MSM community at gay bars, clubs & groups
  • Encourage people to get tested for HIV/STIs, hand out safer sex kits, educate re: prevention & CAP services
  • Must be 21+, knowledge about HIV, sociable, comfortable discussing sexually explicit information
  • Effective communication/listening skills
  • 5-6 hours a week/Happy Hour, 5-7pm-Wed.& Fri. Night outreach, 9 pm to 12 am, at Scandals Outreach, Steam, Queens of the Night drag show

 

Concientízate Event Volunteer

  • Staff > Letty Martinez
  • National Latino AIDS Awareness Event
  • Volunteer Assignments:
    • Set Up – 2 volunteers, 3:30 – 6:00pm
    • Greeter – 1 volunteer, 5:30 – 8:00pm
    • Greeter – 1 volunteer, 7:45 – 10:30pm
    • Food Service – 2 volunteers, 5:00 – 8:00pm
    • Food Service – 2 volunteers, 7:45 – 10:30pm
    • Mexican Bingo – 2-3 volunteers, 6 – 8:30pm
    • Tear Down – 6 volunteers, 9 – 11:30pm
  • Bilingual in Spanish and ability to lift 25 lbs. preferred.
  • Location: Refuge PDX, 116 SE Yamhill

 

Speakers Bureau Speakers

  • Speak once a month at schools, businesses, and other community groups
  • Raise awareness, knowledge, understanding and reduce stigma of HIV/AIDS by sharing your personal experience of being infected or affected by HIV/AIDS
  • High comfort level with public speaking, and a desire to share your story
  • Individuals who self-identify African-American, Latino, Transgender and Spanish speaking people ONLY, one year clean & sober required
  • Able to speak 1-2x a month, 1 year commitment

 

F.L.A.S.H. Team

(Fast & Loose Awesome Super Helpers)

  • CAP Staff varies by project
  • The F.L.A.S.H. Team is a crew of “on-call” volunteers ready to help with one-time projects and events, sometimes last-minute
  • Examples of potential projects: mailings, phone calls, small events, tabling requests
  • Work in many different CAP programs and meet a diversity of staff and volunteers
  • Schedule flexibility preferred, but it’s okay to say no to any project due to availability or interest

 

(Internship opportunities below.)

Please contact us with any questions:

Judith Rizzio, Manager, Volunteer Resources
Marc Kochanski, Volunteer Coordinator

 

Internship Opportunities

Cascade AIDS Project is excited to offer intern opportunities that match your skills and educational goals with CAP’s program needs. Although we’re unable to create internships specifically for your schooling or work requirements, we feel the jobs offered allow interns to grow and achieve in their field of study and work. You need not be a student to apply, just motivated and able to fulfill the goals of the intern positions. Information for available internships is below. We look forward to hearing from you.

The following internships are currently open:

 

CAP Finance Intern

  • Work with Chris Kramer, Senior Staff Accountant
  • Prepare schedules for annual audit, general ledger entries, and monthly reports and billings
  • Interest in nonprofit accounting
  • Skilled-Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of accounting procedures
  • Strong communication and analytical and computer skills
  • Immediate need,15-20 hours/week
  • Can not be a current CAP client

 

Positive Directions Holiday Intern

•             Staff > Sara McCrimmon

•             Coordinate kids’ gift match program for families needing help at the holidays

•             Execute application/intake process

•             Communication & follow-up w/ families

•             Recruit and match gift donors

•             Ship and disperse gifts

•             Follow-up & donor thank you

•             Now – Jan 9. Up to 15 hours per week.

 

CAP has relationships established for internships with the following schools:

 

For more information about CAP’s Intern program please contact:
Judith Rizzio, Manager Volunteer Resources
503-278-3813