Bring Joy to Youth While Riding to School!


(45.503258,-122.53025)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2609 SE 130th Ave.Portland, OR 97236
Having Fun With Children
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men." -- Frederick Douglass

About

Resiliency research shows it only takes a bond with one adult outside their family for children to feel the positive effects for a lifetime. Enhance the well-being and development of young children by being a positive, stable, consistent adult in their lives, and easing their transition between home and the nursery.

Bring joy into a child’s day and your own while learning age-appropriate positive discipline techniques, early childhood development theory, and Montessori Method.

Volunteers accompany bus driver transporting children to and from home. They engage in conversation with the children on the trip.

Monday-Thursday, either 8:00am-9:30am or 12:30pm-2:00pm,6-month commitment, at least ride one route (morning or afternoon).

Locations:

234 SE 7 th, Portland OR 97214

2609 SE 130 th Ave, Portland OR 97236

Requirements:

  • Must be aged 18 or older.
  • Some lifting of children.
  • Must love children and be able to interact positively. Ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Family Relief Nursery is an intervention/prevention program for families with children six weeks to five years old. We work to strengthen fragile families at serious risk of abusing or neglecting their children or of permanently losing custody of their children. The Nursery offers a holistic, positive intervention with both children and parents. All services are provided at no charge to families.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mon-Thurs, either 8:00am-9:30am or 12:30pm-2:00pm
  • 6-month commitment, at least ride one route

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