Opportunity Details

Family Services, Hunger & Homelessness
Families

Age Minimum (with Adult):12+, Minimum Age:16+

Home Improvement Saturday at the Family Center (age 12+) *MLK Weekend 2018*

 

Join us in honoring the legacy of Dr. King through meaningful service to our community: "Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve."
-- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

About:
Human Solutions' Family Center is home to 150 plus individuals (including small children) where we strive to provide 3 meals a day year round. Our Gresham Women's Shelter is home to about 90 women in domestic violence situations and is also a year round shelter where we provide 3 meals a day, and rely heavily on donated food and other in kind donations such as bedding, diapers, feminine hygiene products, and non expired food.

Project Description:
This MLK Weekend, help us get the Shelter into tip-top shape by stopping by on Saturdays. Projects will include: painting, building shelves, organizing, cleaning, sweeping, assisting in organizational projects in the office & kitchen, and making our space more livable for everyone!

Important Info:

Please wear clothing you don't mind getting dirty and closed toed shoes. 

Keywords: East_County

Project Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 12 years of age or older to attend this project; any volunteer under age 16 must attend with a parent or adult chaperone.

  • All volunteers under 18 are required to bring a Youth Volunteer Release Form signed by their parent or legal guardian. Please download, complete, and bring this waiver with you on the day of the project.

  • 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. In the spirit of creating an atmosphere where people from all parts of our community are coming together to volunteer,

  • Team Captains are only able to reserve up to 50% of the spots on any individual MLK Weekend of Service Project. Team Captains are required to provide names and email addresses for each team member (over the age of 13) in order to hold spaces on a volunteer project or they may be removed from the project. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org

  • 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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