Volunteer Site Coordinator/Team Member SMART (Start Making A Reader Today)

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


101 SW Market StreetPortland, OR 97201


Support children's literacy in your community and inspire a love of books and reading. Work with elementary school staff to schedule students and volunteers and to provide program oversight during reading sessions. Lead a team of committed volunteers and make a significant contribution to your local school. Positions available in Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington counties.

SMART is a book and reading program that builds literacy skills in PreK-third grade students by pairing them with community volunteers.

Programs run during school hours Monday - Friday. Time commitment is 2 - 10 hours per week, depending on elementary school assignment and your availability. Programs run from mid-August through mid-May.

Opportunities available include:

  • Volunteer to run a SMART program two days or five to 10 hours a week.
  • Coordinate with one other volunteer; one day or two to five hours a week.
  • Volunteer as part of a small team of coordinators (hours per week determined by the team).

The SMART Site Coordinator is essential to ensuring that a SMART program is able to open at a school.

Go to www.getsmartoregon.org for complete position description. APPLY NOW!


  • Google Apps
  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Data Entry

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 - 10 hours per week
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