Working with Youth
Placements include working with children from various backgrounds. Many youth attending these programs are considered "at risk", but the main focus for all these programs is building a relationship with the youth and offering positive role modeling.
Camp Hope America - Oregon
- Contact: The Children’s Program team at Clackamas Women’s Services
- Email: CampHOPEOregon@cwsor.org
- Phone: 503-908-9411
Camp HOPE America - Oregon is a two week-long overnight camp experience and year-long mentorship Pathways Program for children and youth who have experienced family violence. Our program’s focus is on empowering campers through outdoor recreation and adventure activities. Our goal is to offer opportunities for campers to challenge themselves to try new things in order to increase their hope for the future and their ability to believe in themselves and others! During the summer, Camp HOPE holds two sessions of camp: Classic Camp for ages 7-11, and High Adventure Camp for ages 11-15. The Pathways Program takes place throughout the year, with events occurring on weekend afternoons approximately every other month.
Join us in creating a community of support, joy, and empowerment for children and youth impacted by trauma! Camp Counselor and Support Staff Volunteer applications will be accepted from February 2019 until positions are filled, with the latest applications being accepted mid-April 2019. Camp Counselors are dedicated young adults, ages 17 to 25, who are interested in joining us for two weeks of camp where they will build relationships with our campers and create a safe space filled with fun, playful experiences. Support Staff are caring adults (18+) who would like to dedicate at least two consecutive days at Camp and assist with the day-to-day mechanics of Camp HOPE. Contact CampHOPEOregon@cwsor.org for more information or to view job descriptions. Come join our amazing team of Camp HOPE Staff and help make a difference in the lives of children impacted by family violence!
- Attend pre-camp training in Oregon City (provided by A Safe Place and Camp HOPE staff)
- Attend a three day Leadership Retreat (June 20th – June 23rd) on Mt. Hood (Camp Counselors)
- Attend and participate in Camp HOPE America – Oregon (June 23rd – July 6th) and Pathways Program (August 2019 – March 2020) events
- Supervise youth, ages 7-15
- Model healthy boundaries with youth and other staff
- Create a fun, enthusiastic atmosphere for youth
- Encourage youth involvement in activities and events
- Utilize healthy relationship skills, such as clear communication or boundary setting, to build positive rapport with youth
Oregon Child Development Coalition – Jose Pedro Headstart Program
- Contact: Maria Padilla, Human Resources
- Phone: 503-359-0649
- Email: email@example.com
- Time of Year: Summer Only
- Address: 1389 S. Dogwood Street, Cornelius, OR 97113
Migrant and Seasonal Head Start and Early Head Start provide comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged children and families. Migrant and Seasonal Head Start are for children of migrant and seasonal farm workers. This program cares for children while parents are working in the fields, and helps preschoolers develop the language, reading and math skills they need to be successful in school. Early Head Start provides services to pregnant woman, infants and toddlers up to age 3. Early Head Start cares for infants and toddlers to make sure that young children grow up to be healthy and happy. These programs also work with parents by providing training, education, and leadership opportunities. Spanish language proficiency is helpful for this site.
Portland Tennis and Education (PT&E)
- Contact: Kourtnie Jury-Hale
- Phone: 503-697-0598
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mailing Address: 7519 N Burlington Ave, Portland, OR 97203
2020欧洲杯备用网址PT&E is a nonprofit whose mission is to create partnerships with families, schools, and volunteers to help at-risk K-12 students achieve academic and athletic success. PT&E runs one-on-one academic tutoring, tennis lessons, a nutrition/fitness curriculum, parent education, and a “Best in Class" development program serving junior players who excel at tennis. After school and summer programs available. Volunteers will need to sign a Release Form and if they are 18+, they will also need to complete a background check.
Royal Family Kids Camps
- Contact: Chelsie Vulkovich
- Email: email@example.com
- Time of year: Summer, 7/27-7/31/2020
The primary purpose of Royal Family Kids Camp is to give foster children ages 6-12 a week of positive memories in a Christian camp environment. Camp is offered at several locations in and near Portland. Junior Volunteers must be 15 years of age, complete an application and interview with our Leadership Team, and attend all mandatory trainings:
New Volunteer Training: Sunday, May 17th, 2020 from 12:30pm – 4:30pm
All Volunteer Training: Saturday, June 27th, 2020 from 9:30am – 3:30pm
Sunday Training/Dinner: Sunday, July 26th, 2020 from 5 – 7pm
St. Andrew Nativity School (SANS)
- Contact: Scott Eberly, Volunteer Coordinator
- Phone: 503-335-9600
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- School Year
- Mailing Address: 4925 NE 9th, Portland, OR 97211
This is a Jesuit middle school located at St. Andrew Parish; the connections to Jesuit High School run very deep. During the school year, SANS students are at school until 5:00 pm. Volunteers are needed to help with Homework Club from 3:00 - 5:00 pm. The work focus is on tutoring, games, supervision, and building relationships with the students. It is challenging work that will give great rewards. Study Hall can only use up to 8 high school volunteers/day, so sign up early. During the summer, volunteers are needed to work with the prospective 6th graders in their "Summer Academy" for students hoping to attend St. Andrew in the fall.
Vose Elementary School Homework Club
- Contact: Maria Pedraza, Instructional Assistant
- Phone: 503-672-3590
- Email: email@example.com
- Time of year: School Year
- Address: 11350 SW Denney Road, Beaverton, OR
As a Title 1 school, the majority of students at Vose Elementary come from homes living at or below the poverty level. After School Homework and Reading Clubs provide students with additional support in developing their literacy skills in both Spanish and English. Volunteer opportunities include tutoring in homework and reading club, or assisting teachers in guitar, garden science, chess, art, folk dance, running, indoor soccer, and many more classes. Classes run either Mondays and Wednesdays, or Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. Volunteer opportunities require an 8-week commitment.