CARES Northwest Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


2800 N. Vancouver Ave.Suite 201Portland, OR 97227


CARES Northwest (Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Services) is a pediatric outpatient clinic based on the campus of Legacy Emanual Hospital in Portland, Oregon. CARES Northwest is a collaborative community-based medical program for the prevention, assessment and treatment of child abuse. In-house volunteers serve in Child/Family Support, Administrative Support, or Research Support. Project volunteers serve during special events. Resource Board volunteers contribute to resource development and fundraising. Our Child/Family Support volunteers work with professionals in pediatric and adolescent medicine, child abuse intervention and treatment, medical social work, crisis counseling, psychology, forensic interviewing and multi-disciplinary team process. Opportunities for advanced learning in state of the art child abuse evaluation and treatment include regular video-teleconferencing with experts throughout the U.S.


  • Child Care

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hrs per week for one year
  • TB testing; immunization hx; appearance standards
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