Portland State University



Welcome to Portland State University's hub for finding volunteer opportunities with campus and community partners. Powered by Give Pulse, this platform makes PSU's motto of “Let Knowledge Serve the City” easily accessible for students, staff, faculty, and community partners. Whether you are looking for a one-time or ongoing service opportunity, Give Pulse can help you get connected to meaningful projects.

For Students:

The Student Community Engagement Center (SCEC) is your go-to resource for co-curricular student civic engagement at Portland State University -- in other words, serving in the community outside of your classes! From one-time service projects (working in gardens and parks, sorting donations, sprucing up community spaces, and more) to longer-term opportunities (mentoring elementary school kids, serving weekly at a local community partner, or becoming a Student Leader for Service), get involved in the way that meets your schedule and interests! Visit the Student Community Engagement Center subgroup to learn more about our opportunities.

In addition to SCEC-sponsored service projects, you can also browse through a variety of other opportunities hosted by our community partners posted here on GivePulse; scroll down this page to find the "Events" list and search based on keyword to find service opportunities that match your interests!

For questions, contact the Student Community Engagement Center: volunteer@pdx.edu or 503.725.6152

For Partners:

To learn more about partnership opportunities with PSU, please visit the PSU Engagement and Partnerships page. To learn how to affiliate with PSU on GivePulse and post volunteer opportunities, email volunteer@pdx.edu

For Faculty:

Are you are a faculty member hoping to connect your course with off-campus nonprofits or other community contacts? Great! Please take a couple of minutes to fill out this form. Office of Academic Innovation’s Teaching, Learning and Engagement Associate Harold McNaron will get back to you soon thereafter.

Disclaimer: Portland State University offers the GivePulse affiliation solely as a service to the members of the University community. Affiliation of an organization in GivePulse does not indicate endorsement by the University of the organization's mission, practices, views (political or otherwise), or information included in the organization's linked websites. While the University strives to include only organizations that operate in a safe and non-discriminatory manner, it makes no representations or recommendations regarding the organizations listed and cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any conditions, hazards or risks, or for any related personal injuries or property damage arising directly or indirectly from an individual's participation in activities of these organizations. Individuals should use their own judgement in evaluation of the organizations and any activities participated herein.

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