Volunteer Reader 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


Volunteer with SMART and Help Children Discover the Joy of Reading! SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) is an early literacy nonprofit that envisions an Oregon in which every child can read and is empowered to succeed. We engage community volunteers to help PreK-3rd grade children become confident readers by providing one-on-one literacy support, valuable adult mentorship, and books to take home and keep. We need volunteers for our programs in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas Counties. Volunteer to read for one hour per week from mid-October through mid-May. Applications are accepted year-round. For more information, call 971.634.1628 or email the Metro Assistant at metro@getsmartoregon.org Go to www.getsmartoregon.org for complete position description. APPLY NOW!


  • Child Advocacy

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour per week
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