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Tool Library Volunteer Coordinator!

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Green Lents

  • 3 people are interested

The Green Lents Community Tool Library is a free resource for residents in outer SE Portland. It functions like a book library, except tools or other project materials are checked out instead. We have a seed library and tool resale rack as well. We promote access over ownership, and encourage a culture of repair and creative reuse to reduce waste and consumption. Our members are given the opportunity to save money by simply borrowing the tools they need to complete their home improvement projects. More info at: www.greenlents.org/community-tool-libary

Volunteers are a big part of what helps the Tool Library stay successful. We are looking for someone to assist in volunteer coordination! This person would work closely with the Green Lents program manager and tool library team. A paid stipend is available (~1,000/month).

Tasks include:

  • volunteer recruitment and retainment
  • assisting in building a volunteer culture and cultivating relationships
  • tracking tool library schedule to make sure shifts are filled
  • community outreach
  • new volunteer training
  • covering tool library shifts
  • ensuring safety protocols are being followed
  • tracking inventory and donations

Preferably looking for someone:
  • excited about resource and tool sharing
  • has basic skills in admin tasks (scheduling, organization, tracking volunteer base)
  • available some Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings
  • great with communication and outreach
  • enjoys meeting new people

Time commitment:

Around 12/hrs a week

Email jasmine@greenlents.org

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About Green Lents


9215 SE Ramona St, PORTLAND, OR 97266, US

Mission Statement

Green Lents is a local non-profit serving the greater Lents area in SE Portland to support a more livable and thriving community.


Our programs include:

  • Ecological health through native plantings and pollinator habitat enhancement
  • Resource sharing and access through our Community Tool Library - a free tool lending program with home, garden, and other tools for loan, repair work parties, and other resources like books and seeds.
  • Malden Court Community Orchard - working with local neighbors to plant a multi-canopy, sustainable, orchard in the Lents neighborhood; work party every 3rd Saturday of the month
  • Community engagement & events - Garden swaps, Green Ring walking/biking tours, and neighborhood-wide garage sales
  • Affordable housing and air quality advocacy


Crisis Support


We'll work with your schedule.


9215 SE Ramona StPortland, OR 97266



  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Organization
  • People Skills


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • ~ 12hrs/week
  • Valid ID

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