Volunteer

Donna-And-Mark-portraitVolunteering is a rewarding experience. Friends of Historic Champoeg (FHC) is nonprofit organization working in partnership with Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department to interpret the cultural and natural history of Champoeg State Heritage Area. Volunteers help us share the story of Oregon's rich cultural and natural heritage.

We are currently seeking volunteers for the following:

Public Programming Events

     We are looking for volunteers of all skill and interest levels. Volunteers are the backbone of these programs      and assist in the following roles:

  • Costumed demonstrations of skills and crafts typical of the life circa the mid-late 1800s
  • Logistics, which can include event planning, volunteer coordination, behind the scenes work with props and costumes, as well as setup and take down.

If you would like to get more information or sign-up please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Board Membership

     We are always interested in hearing from anyone who wants to participate on a governing level. We are particularly interested in persons with the following experience or expertise, but we encourage all who are interested to apply:

  • Non-profit business
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning
  • Education
  • Legal
  • Financial

If you would like to get more information or apply for board membership, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

There are so many fun things to do at Champoeg; you can find a special niche to share your strengths and expertise. We provide training and education, and costumes! Contact us at 503-678-1649 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

(Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has other opportunities for volunteering including the popular Host Volunteer program. Visit the Oregon Parks & Recreation Department: Volunteering page to find volunteer applications and additional information regarding volunteering.)