Why Volunteer?

Volunteers add greatly to the effectiveness of Extension Programs. OSU Family and Community Development programs are expanded and enriched by volunteers working directly with Extension professionals and aligned volunteer service organizations to deliver educational programming.  You'll also meet other people who enjoy food, educating, and serving their community.

  Volunteer opportunities in Klamath County include: 

Family Food Education Volunteers

Family Food Education volunteers are trained to deliver education on food safety, preservation and nutrition.

 Family Community Education Volunteers

Oregon Association for Family and Community Education is an independent non-profit  organization whose history and mission is closely aligned with the OSU Family and Community Development Program. We work collaboratively to develop and deliver community education and service projects addressing important community needs.

 OSU Developed Lesson are free on such topics as Taking Charge of Your Medical Care, DeClutter Your Life, Medicines and You and much more.


Family Food Educator Volunteer Training - Next training May 14th, 2012

Attend this training and get updated information about food and nutrition, then share it with your community.  Ten volunteer "pay-back" hours will be spent doing recipe demonstrations for those in need at food pantries, grocery stores, and schools.  Find out more of what FFE Volunteers do by looking at the Position Description.

Sign up for the training by calling 541-883-7131 or email claudia.tosh@oregonstate.edu.

Volunteer Application needs to be filled out and turned in prior to training date.


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