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Volunteer Owls Project

Our mission is to provide community service and volunteer opportunities to the Oregon Tech students and community.

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On these pages, you will find information for four different aspects of service:

  1. Volunteer Fairs
  2. Alternative Spring Break Service Trip
  3. Monthly service days in our local community
  4. Ongoing opportunities for service & volunteerism

V-Owl Service Days

One Saturday per month, students will have the chance to volunteer in a variety of local community service projects taking place throughout the morning in Klamath Falls. Come out and show your OWL colors with support to local community organizations! A free t-shirt and lunch will be provided to participants back on campus following the completion of projects.

For more information contact volunteers@oit.edu

2017- 2018 Volunteer Owl Project Days

Saturday, October 28th- 25th Annual Oregon Tech Haunted House

Volunteer at the Haunted House
Contact housing@oit.edu for details

Sunday, October 29th

Join the Sustainability Club from 10am-1pm to help winterize the Arboretum Community Garden!
Contact chloe.smith@oit.edu for more information.

Volunteer at Family Weekend!- November 3-4- All Students Welcome

Join the festivities at Family Weekend for a fun family-focused project.
Sign up here!

Saturday, November 18th

Thursday, December 7th

Volunteer at the 2017 Snowflake Parade
Email CampusLife@oit.edu to join the festivities!

January 1st- 31st- Nonperishable Food Drive

The Volunteers are pairing up with Campus Life, ASOIT, and the Clubs to create the biggest display of love for those who are in need- FOOD! We will build a Food Structure out of all of the donated items.

January 27th

February 17th - Red Tie Romp-Ross Ragland Theater

Volunteer at the Red Tie Romp at the Ross Ragland Theater to support youth art education! 
Meet at Campus Life at 4:00pm. 
Must wear black slacks and shirt/ dress/ skirt and shirt and black shoes.  
You will be serving and bussing tables until 10pm. 
You will be provided a blue and gold bow tie to wear to be festive!

March 10th

March 25- 31- Spring Break Service Trip

Join the V-Owls in the Bay Area for the 4th Annual Spring Break Service Trip.

Go to the Service Trip page for more information.

Saturday, April 14th

Join us to help with spring cleaning.

Saturday, May 12th- Campus Beautification Day

Come volunteer to give our own campus some tender loving care and improve the grounds with the Facilities Staff.

Saturday, June 2nd- Music Garden Festival

Volunteer at the Music Garden and recieve free entry and meals during the event!

Saturday, June 16th- Commencement

Come volunteer as we congratulate our 2018 graduates.

For More Information

Volunteer Owls, Department of Campus Life

OfficeCollege Union 107
Vowl Day Sign Up

Ongoing Opportunities to Serve

We have found that many of our students have a desire to serve but don’t know how to identify opportunities, while many local organizations struggle to find volunteers. In order to help bridge this gap, we have created an online database of volunteer opportunities in our community! This list will continue to be updated as we receive more registrations from community agencies, so check back often!

View current agencies and projects

Volunteer Fairs

During the Fall and Spring quarters, Campus Life and ASOIT hosts an Involvement Fair. Come join us to learn about community agencies and service opportunities for students. This is a great chance to meet agency representatives in person and find a project that fits your personal interests and goals.

Agencies Sign Up Here!

Alternative Break Service Trips

Spring Break- Students participate in a week long community service adventure in a different location. Our first trip was Spring 2013, when we traveled to Sisters, Oregon and assisted in a remodeling project for a veteran. This year the V-Owls are headed to San Francisco to help communities in need and several conservation agencies.

Summer Break- Students travel to Sisters, Oregon to volunteer at Teen Reach Adventure Camps to serve at-risk youth in our community.

Participants are asked to contribute a small financial commitment to the trip, but the majority of costs are covered by Campus Life.

More info on the upcoming year’s trips

Need Volunteers?

If you need ongoing volunteers, please fill out the
Community Service & Volunteerism Agency Registration form.

If you need volunteers for a single event, please fill out the
Community Service & Volunteerism Event form.