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Raise Scholarship Funds for At Risk Youth, NE Portland - MRC

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Volunteers of America Oregon

  • 5 people are interested

Raise funds for Al Forthan Scholarship, a scholarship for students who come from families impacted by addiction. Seek out businesses/individuals to donate cans and bottles, organize our storage area of cans and bottles, and drop off items at the recycling center.

  • Set up times with our current partnered agencies to pick up cans and bottles, then bring them back to our center in NE Portland and sort them with clients.
  • Reach out to businesses and see if they are interested in donating their cans and bottles, which will help raise money for the Al Forthan Scholarship.
  • Commit 2-3 hours a week. Make your own schedule, 7 days per week, 9am-7pm.
  • Your efforts will support scholarships that impact many inspiring students. Last year we awarded 82,000 in college scholarships.

    Qualifications:

    Essential:

    • Ability to lift and carry large bags of cans and bottles up and down stairs.
    • Desire grow our fundraiser, by seeking out other bottle and can donations
    • Valid Driver’s License, and comfortable driving 12-15 passenger vans

    Desirable:

    • The availability to become a long-term member of the community.

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About Volunteers of America Oregon

Location:

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.

Description

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
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2318 NE MLK BlvdPortland, OR 97212

(45.53991,-122.66129)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Commit 2-3 hours a week. Make your own schedule, 7 days per week, 9am-7pm.
  • • Ability to lift and carry large bags of cans and bottles up and down stairs. • Desire grow our fundraiser, by seeking out other bottle and can donations • Valid Driver’s License, and comfortable driving 12+ passenger van

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