Volunteer Opportunities - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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The Oregon Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in Oregon and Southwestern Washington and raise funds for critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS.


  1. Volunteerism

    Gain Skills while Interning at the National MS Society

    Interested in event planning and fundraising? Would you like to learn more about non-profit development work? The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Oregon Chapter is looking for highly motivated individuals who work well on a team as well as independently. Do you also have super organizational skills? Even better! These are unpaid internships.

    Open Positions

    • Volunteer Engagement Intern
    • Development Intern - Walk MS
    • Development Intern - Bike MS

    Time Commitment: 15 - 20 hours per week

    Janis Kramer
  2. Volunteerism

    MS Ambassador

    MS Ambassadors are a group of dedicated volunteers that spread the word about MS and the programs and services offered by the National MS Society. These volunteers educate, engage and encourage others to Join the Movement® to create a world free of MS.
    MS Ambassadors expertly represent the Society’s movement toward a world free of MS by mobilizing the community and increasing public understanding, awareness and education of MS. Ambassadors have a variety of responsibilities:
    • Educate the general public about MS, the Society and Chapter activities by participating in local health fairs, visiting community/civic groups, public speaking opportunities and media appearances.
    • Attend Chapter programs, fundraising events, and Walk MS and Bike MS team fundraisers/kick-offs to talk about the Society and Oregon Chapter.
    • Advocate locally and nationally for issues that impact the MS community.
    • Recruit new volunteers and participants for Chapter activities.
    • Participate in MS Awareness Week activities.
    Janis Kramer
  3. Fundraising Events

    Walk MS Volunteer

    We welcome volunteers with a wide range of skills, talents, abilities and interests to make Walk MS an outstanding experience for all participants. Be inspired. Get connected. Join us as a Walk MS volunteer!

    We need SUPERSTARS in all areas. 
    -Set-up & Clean-Up
    -Delivery Support
    -SAG Drivers
    -Rest Stop Support
    -Food Service
    -Route Monitors
    -Volunteer Check-In
    Interested? Contact Janis.

    Janis Kramer
  4. Volunteerism

    Professional Volunteer

    A professional volunteer is a volunteer who does one or more of the following:

    • Takes charge of a project, program, event, training, or serves on a committee
    • Shares their professional skills in areas such as finance, technology, law, graphic design, marketing, etc. 
    • Coordinates their assignment and is accountable for its success
    • Communicates the details of their assignment and serves as a resource for other volunteers
    • Organizes, leads and inspires volunteers before, during and after their assignment
    • May initiate new projects



    Janis Kramer
  5. Fundraising Events

    Bike MS Volunteers

    Bike MS depends on volunteers like you!

    Each volunteer's contribution, large or small, is critical to the success of our events. Volunteers provide key support to Bike MS from August, 5th to August 7th. Only can volunteer a couple of hours? No problem! 

    We welcome volunteers with a wide range of talents and skills.

    All volunteers receive:

    1. Delicious meals and plenty of water
    2. Special volunteer T-shirt
    3. The satisfaction of supporting an important cause
    4. Plenty of high-fives!

    Learn more about each of the volunteer positions here

    Interested? Contact Janis.
    Monmouth, OR97361
    Janis Kramer


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