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Why volunteer groups?

Oikocredit Support Associations are collectives of volunteers whose members are engaged in promoting Oikocredit’s mission. Volunteer associations are part of a long-standing tradition in Oikocredit’s work. In addition to being active volunteers for Oikocredit, Support Associations are members of the Oikocredit International cooperative.

Oikocredit has two Support Associations based in the US – the Western Pennsylvania Support Association and the Oikocredit Northwest Support Association based in Seattle. Click on the regions to learn more about how you can get involved in your local Support Association.


Call for Volunteers

There is a lot going on at Oikocredit Northwest and we're always eager to help people get more involved. Lending a hand is a great way to support Oikocredit's work, while also engaging locally. If you're interested in volunteering, send an email about what you'd like to help with to

ONW is particularly interested in volunteers who can support our capacity-building efforts. If you have previous experience in the areas below, please let us know!

Grant Writing: ONW is developing its local institutional funding capacity and is in the process of connecting with local grant-making organizations. We're looking for individuals who have experience in grant-writing or philanthropy to help us.

Online and Social Media Analytics: ONW is revamping its online presence and is looking for individuals who can help us improve our web metrics and measure our online outreach success.

Video: Telling our story is a huge part of the mission and vision of Oikocredit Northwest. We're looking for volunteers to help us create and edit visual outreach pieces.