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Visitor Information Ambassador for Oregon Convention Center (age 18+) Referral

Oregon Convention Center http://oregoncc.org

Do you love Portland? Then the perfect volunteer opportunity awaits you with the Visitor Information Center at the Oregon Convention Center!

Whether you are welcoming visitors, directing attendees to a show or meeting, or donating time to a volunteer committee, you can help us make our twin towers shine! This is an opportunity for you to share your knowledge and passion for Portland's sites, history and culture, while also learning more through ongoing training programs, newsletter updates and educational site tours covering area attractions, hotels, restaurants and events.

During each three-hour volunteer shift, you will interact with local, regional, national and international visitors to Portland, making new friends and learning along the way.

Position Description

  • Provides a warm welcome and excellent customer service to visitors/guests

  • Directs guests to programs and appointments

  • Answers general information

  • Performs light computer research

  • Keeps reception area neat and stocked with informational materials

  • Provides light administrative support


Skills Needed

  • Experience in a customer service environment

  • Ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Dependable and punctual

  • Must enjoy meeting new people

  • Comfortable with computer/telephones (or quick study willing to learn)

As the largest venue in the Pacific Northwest, the Oregon Convention Center provides outstanding experiences by embracing the local flavor and innovative approaches.

Opportunity Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this opportunity.

Click on "Express Interest" below if you are interested in helping out!

**This is a Referral Opportunity, which means it is run directly by one of our nonprofit partners. Once you express interest, someone from the partner organization should follow up with you shortly to discuss confirming you as a volunteer for this opportunity.

**Please note, your hours may not be recorded in your Hands On Greater Portland account since this is a partner-managed opportunity.



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5/25/2016    - 12/31/2017VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THROUGH 12/31/2017

Portland, OR 97232

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Peri Muhich

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