Volunteer at Unity

Opportunities for Sacred Service

The call to volunteer is your guidance to join in sacred service with your spiritual community.  We invite you to answer the call. Browse through the many opportunities to share your special gifts.

Fellowship, guidance, and gratitude await you.  Love comes with serving.  Join us in affirming: I am Love in Action. Bless You!   

To become part of our community: 

  • pick up a Love in Action flyer at Unity
  • call our office 503-234-7441
  • send us an email to [email protected]

Unity Teams

Welcome Team
Open, warm, smiling people needed to help newcomers feel welcome and comfortable.  Serve at the information table or move throughout the church to connect with our new friends. 

Greeter Team 
What could be better than receiving hugs and love as part of your Unity service?  That is what members of the Greeters team experience each Sunday.  We welcome visitors and long-timers alike to our church home during regular and special events.  Greeting in one of the best areas of service for newcomers because it is a great way to meet new people.

Youth and Family Ministry
As a teacher or a teacher assistant, you will guide young hearts and minds in Unity principles and have a fascinating experience doing so!

  • Choose from a variety of opportunities to work with youth.
  • Serve 1-4 Sundays per month. 
  • Application and interview required, along with 6 months regular Unity attendance.
  • Training provided.

Sunday Celebration Coordination Team 
This team prepared the sanctuary and lobby for services, takes the attendance count, and assists ministry and staff on Sunday morning as needed.  

Connection Hour Team 
We help create a welcoming environment for making connections after Sunday service.  Our team sets-up and cleans-up coffee and snacks for social hour.

Office Angels Team 
Our team helps with tasks required for everyday operation of our spiritual community.  If you have office and or organization skills, this team needs you! 

The Bookstore Team 
We provide customer service on this team and ring up sales during a Sunday shift.  We work behind the scenes to maintain inventory, build displays, and help with marketing the bookstore. 

Building Maintenance Team 
We help manage special projects as well as perform ongoing maintenance.  We meet monthly on the 2nd Saturday to discuss projects and assign tasks.


  • We hold sacred space at services and special events.
  • We pray with individuals requesting a chaplain’s spiritual presence. 
  • Unity membership, interview, and extensive training required.  

Marketing and Communications Team
Our team works to represent and promote Unity in the greater community.  We create content, generate ideas, propose ideas, and work on social media to inform people about what is happening at Unity. 

Flower Team 
This team creates beauty in the sanctuary for Sunday services. Fresh arrangements can be donated or made from our silk flowers here at the church. 

Garden Team 
Our team helps keep our gardens beautiful. Friendly on the job training provided as needed. Come to the garden and grow with us! 

Outreach Team 
This team attempts to creates ways to service the greater Portland community in love. This is an opportunity to work with likeminded people to be a light in the world. In Unity, we believe that it is important to expand our service to our local community.  Our work changes with the seasons.  We serve the Transitional School, Oregon Food Bank, and more.

International Outreach
Building Bridges Program: This program supports Unity in Nigeria with books for ministerial students, scholarships for girls to attend high school, and much more.

Prayer Team 
We pray daily with all prayer requests that are placed in the prayer box.  We meet bi-monthly for ongoing training, meditation and team connection. Interview with Pastoral Care Minister required.