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Volunteers

Volunteer opportunities are available with DAVS Advisory Council, Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance, Project REACH, Veterans Stand Down and Benefits Enrollment Center.

Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services (DAVS) provides many meaningful opportunities to get involved with programs that help older adults and veterans make informed choices in their lives. DAVS appreciates every volunteer! To learn more, please contact us at 503-846-3060. If you are interested in volunteering, review our volunteer opportunities or sign up or log in.

DAVS Advisory Council (AVSAC)

Please visit the council's page for more information about membership, meetings and responsibilities. 

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA)

SHIBA volunteers help Medicare beneficiaries make informed health insurance decisions by providing confidential, unbiased health insurance assistance. They identify gaps in insurance laws and regulations and communicate those problems to policymakers. Counselors work in the office or field settings or over the phone and are needed in both Washington and Columbia counties.

Benefits Enrollment Center

Volunteers help clients by defining their eligibility for key public benefits. They also help with the application process by assisting clients in completing and submitting benefit applications to partner agencies on the client's behalf.

Veterans Stand Down

The Stand Down is a one-day event that helps veterans in our community be providing them with a one-stop connection to key services in our area. A community-led partnership connects veterans with essential services along with a hot meal and supplies. Volunteers at Stand Down assist with event set up, event operations and event take down and clean up.