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Volunteers Needed

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Children & Youth Education, Schools



Age Minimum (with Adult) - 18, Minimum Age - 18+, Education & Children Support;Volunteering Management Verified Volunteers Level:

Love kids, books & reading? Be a SMART Site Coordinator! (age 18+) Referral

SMART Program (Metro Area)

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.

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

The Metro SMART program has volunteer site coordinator/team member opportunities throughout Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties.  Programs run during school hours and the number of volunteer hours is dependent upon elementary school assignment and your availability.  Programs run from September through mid-May.

Opportunities available include:  volunteer to run a SMART program two days or five to 15 hours a week; coordinator with one other volunteer; one day or two to five hours a week; or volunteer as part of a small team of coordinators (hours per week determined by the team).



Opportunity Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this opportunity.

Click on "Express Interest" below if you are interested in helping out!

**This is a Referral Opportunity, which means it is run directly by one of our nonprofit partners. Once you express interest, someone from the partner organization should follow up with you shortly to discuss confirming you as a volunteer for this opportunity.

**Please note, your hours may not be recorded in your Hands On Greater Portland account since this is a partner-managed opportunity.


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Express Interest

1/27/2014    - 6/30/2017VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THROUGH 6/30/2017

Portland, OR 97201


500  474

Staci Sutton

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