Lunar New Year Celebration Event Support

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ORGANIZATION: Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)

Position: Lunar New Year Celebration Event Support Volunteers

Program Area: Racial Equity & Social Justice - Family & Community Engagement (RESJ-FACES)

Location: Jason Lee Elementary School: 2222 NE 92nd Ave, Portland, 97220

Schedule: One-Day Event: January 26, 2023, from 5:00pm - 8:30pm
- Set up shift: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
- Event support and take-down: 5:00pm-8:30pm

Program Description:
IRCO’s Family & Community Engagement (FACES) is part of the Racial Equity and Social Justice Program
(RESJ). Through FACES, our volunteers help us achieve support for youth and families in our
communities. This program provides culturally specific programming such as academic support,
leadership development, and cultural understanding.

Position Summary:
The Lunar New Year Celebration is an event which strives to bring our community together with
activities, food, and games. This year, we are very excited for this event to be held in-person and we are
expecting a large attendance. Volunteer support is needed to help make this event a success.
Volunteers will support the celebration event in a variety of ways including set-up and preparation
support, welcoming guests, setting up the stage, serving food, and cleaning up after the event.

Qualifications:
* Able to lift 15-20lbs
* Friendly and welcoming demeaner

Time Commitment: One-day event on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

Requirements:
* Must be 18 or older
* Must pass background check

Volunteer Capacity: 15 volunteers total. 4 for set-up, 11 for event support and take-down.

To Apply: Contact volunteer@irco.org

2 Shifts

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  • Thu Jan 26, 2023 - evening / 05:00 PM to 08:30 PM
    Event support and tear-down
  • Thu Jan 26, 2023 - 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Event Set-up shift
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About Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)

Location:

10301 NE Glisan St. Portland (Main Office), 4424 NE Glisan St. Portland (Asian Family Center), Portland, OR 97220, US

Mission Statement

To promote the integration of refugees, immigrants, and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society.

Description

The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) is a non-profit organization established in 1976 to serve immigrants and refugees in Portland, Oregon. IRCO assists individuals and families successfully navigate their lives from cradle through career. IRCO provides programs and volunteer opportunities in the following areas:

  • Employment Preparation and Literacy
  • Employment Skills Training
  • Employment Placement Services
  • Youth Employment Services
  • Family and Domestic Violence Services
  • Youth Academic and Employment Services
  • Senior Services
  • Health Education and Advocacy
  • Interpretation and Translation Services
  • Community Development Services

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Immigrants & Refugees
Children & Youth, Community, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

Thu Jan 26, 2023
02:00 PM - 08:30 PM
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

2222 Northeast 92nd AvenueJason Lee Elementary SchoolPortland, OR 97220

(45.53819,-122.56766)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • One-day event

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