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The MentorCorps is a trained group of volunteers with professional experience in collections care, emergency management, and non-profit management. Its members are ready to help your organization get the training and tools it needs to get the job done.
All nonprofit and government archives, libraries
and museums can access the free service.
Organizations requesting a mentor will apply between July 1-Aug. 25. They will then be assigned a mentor for a 10 month period. This allows the organization and mentor to form a relationship and to have time to assess and prioritize projects.
We take into consideration the following when matching organization's with a mentor:
Depending on mentor availability and the type of assistance requested, mentors assigned to an organizaton may reside in a different region of the state which would require virtual help as oppossed to on-site help.
Due to the pandemic, mentors are currently unable to do site visits because of state travel restrictions, but can provide assistance via phone, email, or through a virtual platform.
Cost of Participating: FREE
Types of Assistance
Mentors can provide the following assistance:
What if we missed the application period? What type of assistance is available in between application periods?
To be matched with a mentor to assist your organization you must submit an application.
Things to consider prior to submitting an application:
Application Deadline: Applications are now closed but will open again in July 2022.
Mentors are a critical component of the technical assistance offered by Oregon Heritage. They provide planning and project guidance to organizations that request help and need a trained professional to give advice and provide vetted resources. Being a mentor gives you access to expanding your heritage network in addition to having access to training and expanding your skills and abilities.
This is a volunteer position. Oregon Heritage will compensate mileage payments up to $100 dollars per quarter if requested. Compensation will only be paid if a mileage report is filled out and returned.
Oregon Heritage has the following equipment and resources for organizations to borrow:
Beth Dehn(971) firstname.lastname@example.org
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