We are currently providing in-person and virtual programming. To view our events, visit our Events Page.

NWABA is an athlete-centered, volunteer driven organization. Without our volunteers, we would not be able to serve as many people as we do. Watch the video below for an introduction to becoming a volunteer with NWABA. Keep reading to see how you can help improve the quality of life for individuals with visual impairments!

Become a Volunteer

A volunteer must apply to NWABA with the application below. Once the application is submitted an NWABA team member will be in contact with you. Each volunteer must attend a virtual volunteer orientation prior to their first event. If you have already submitted an application and want to attend a volunteer orientation, click the button below for upcoming dates!

Participate in Your Passions

Volunteer Opportunities

Programs & Services

Become a tandem biking captain, swimming instructor, hiking guide, and much more for one day events. Want to volunteer for an extended weekend? Volunteer as a counselor for one of our weekend Camp Spark sessions or for a day as a tandem bike captain or running guide at a summer session of Camp Spark. See our Events Page for more details about events in your area or email programsteam@nwaba.org for more information.

Special Events

NWABA hosts number of special fundraising events throughout the year to support our mission. Volunteers help with fundraising, event preparation, as well as day-of event duties. Contact Sue Warren, Director of Development & Communications, at swarren@nwaba.org for more information.


Volunteers are invited to our office to help with special projects throughout the year to support our operations and development team. Email swarren@nwaba.org for more information or call 360.448.7254.


If you have additional questions or need more information about volunteering, please contact:

Ashley Kabza
Programs Specialist, Southern Willamette Valley
(360) 768-5649

Megan Ahleman
Programs Coordinator, Portland/Vancouver & Idaho
(360) 984-5627

Tara Rogowsky
Programs Coordinator, Puget Sound
(360) 787-7335

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