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Your love of Children can save a Life at Family Relief Nursery-Outer Southeast

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteers of America Oregon

  • 68 people are interested
Having Fun with Children
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men." -- Frederick Douglass

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.

Create positive role models for at risk children and families; maintain safety and a positive learning environment. Help progress a child’s development through play and interaction. Bring joy into a child’s day and your own while learning age-appropriate positive discipline techniques, early childhood development theory, and Montessori Method for small groups of children aged 6 weeks to 5 years. Help with meal clean-up, laundry, folding clothing, donations, etc.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Ability to model interactions of teachers.
  • Some lifting with children under 2 ½ years.
  • Must love children and be able to interact positively.
  • Choose from shifts Mon.-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm. We ask for a 6-month commitment of 2 hours per week or more.

If you love children, and want to help them grow; this opportunity is for you.


2609 SE 136 th Ave, Portland OR 97236

Family Relief Nursery: Provides essential services for families including parent education, therapeutic classrooms, home visitation, and other wrap-around services as a part of our early childhood programming. We are a prevention and intervention program that provides essential services at no cost, helping families establish safe, stable home environments.

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About Volunteers of America Oregon


3910 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR 97214, US

Mission Statement

Our Vision Volunteers of America Oregon is a leader in creating vibrant, compassionate communities where every member is valued, every home is safe and every life is self-determined. Our Mission Volunteers of America Oregon changes lives by promoting self-determination, building strong communities and standing for social justice. Our Values High quality of service to our community. Ethical communications, Diversity, inclusiveness and equality, Partnership/collaborations and innovative solutions, Compassion and acceptance.


Since 1896, Volunteers of America Oregon has worked to change lives by promoting self-determination and building strong communities. Today, through the dedication of over 300 staff members and more than 1000 volunteers, we help thousands of families in the greater Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington areas. We serve men, woman and children with a continuum of services, touching individuals from all walks of life, from the youngest to the oldest.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


2609 SE 136th avePortland, OR 97236



  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-month commitment of 3-4 hours per week, Mon-Thurs

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