Be a Friend For a Young Adult with Disabilities! As Little as Once a Month!


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Impact NW - Belmont4610 SE Belmont StPortland, OR 97215


About

Do you enjoy engaging with young adults with disabilities? Impact NW is looking for volunteer chaperones for Club Impact, a drop-in night at SE Multicultural Service Center on Monday evenings. Support the local community and have a blast with us!

Commitment & Schedule:
At least one weekly Monday drop-in night per month, for 6 months
Monday nights from 5:45 to 8:15 pm

Position Benefits:
Be a part of a team
Emotionally rewarding to work with young adults (18 -30) with disabilities
FUN social environment
Build lasting and meaningful relationships with volunteers and participants

Responsibilities:
Attend Monday club drop-in night gatherings in SE Portland
Assist participants with a wide range of physical and cognitive limitations socialize with peers
Define and maintain appropriate boundaries for participants
Communicate effectively to insure a safe experience for all

Age 18+
Familiarity with developmental disabilities desirable
Familiarity with Tri-Met system desirable
Good communication and social skills
Active movement in the community
Occasional physical assistance to some participants
Ability to pass a criminal background check

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours at least once a month
  • Monday nights from 5:45 to 8:15 pm

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