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Children & Youth Education,



Age Minimum (with Adult) - 16, Minimum Age - 16+, Skill Category - N/A Verified Volunteers Level:

Earl Boyles Elementary Courtyard Makeover (age 16+) *MLK 2012*

Metropolitan Family Service

Hands On Managed projects offer you an opportunity to join a group of volunteers on a done-in-a-day project led by a Hands On Volunteer Leader

Be one of 2,100 volunteers honoring the legacy of Dr. King through meaningful service to communities throughout the Greater Portland area.

Green Thumbs and Helping Hands Courtyard Project: The Earl Boyles Elementary Courtyard Makeover!

Help  Earl Boyles Elementary revamping the school courtyard to make it a place for  learning activities for students, as well as a space for community gathering.  Volunteers to help clean, weed, remove existing plants and sod to prepare the existing courtyard and garden for its new plan.  Bring your family and friends for a super fun volunteer experience!

Volunteers should wear clothes that can get dirty, be prepared for any weather, and bring work gloves and/or garden tools if available. There will be tools also on site. Please bring newspaper or cardboard if you have any - we'll use it to sheet mulch! Thank you!

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Project Requirements:

  • Please fill out this MLK Adult & Youth Waiver and bring it with you to the project. All volunteers under 18 are required to bring a waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian.
  • Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older to attend this project; any volunteer under age 18 must attend with a parent or adult chaperone.

  • If you plan to bring children or guests you MUST reserve slots for them. The best way to do this is to create a Volunteer Team, then sign up your team for this project.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You are responsible for ensuring that everyone signed up through your team attends - only sign up team members who have confirmed their availability. Teams that repeatedly sign up, but do not show up or show up with fewer volunteers than they signed up, may be removed. To add or remove team members from a project, click on "My Account" and then "My Teams," above.

Click "Sign Up" below to reserve your spot!
Need help signing up? Call 503-200-3355.



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