Opportunity Details

Adult Education
Families, Low-income Communities, People with Disabilities

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

Art at the Gresham Library (age 16+) *Hands On*

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

The mission of Trash for Peace is to provide hands-on, creative experiences that encourage resilient communities.

Join us at the library to help participants learn how to turn unwanted and recyclable materials into artistic treasures that are cool, fun, and functional! Since this isn't a formal art class, we need awesome, flexible, and go-with-the-flow volunteers to come and add creativity and assistance to the class. Examples of activities that you will help create include: recycled binoculars, plastic bottle planters, bottle cap stamps, dream catchers out of plastic lids, and so much more!

Please know you will be volunteering with a high energy group of kids coming from a wide variety of backgrounds. Patience, flexibility, and fun are important ingredients to bring with you when you volunteer for this project! Previous experience working with kids is helpful but not necessary. All aspects of the program are bilingual in English and Spanish.

‚ÄčTravel: The location of this library is 385 NW Miller Ave, Gresham, OR 97030. If signing up for this volunteer project please give youself ample time to get there taking in to consideration traffic.

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Project Requirements:

 

  • Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older to attend this project.

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

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

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

Keywords: breaking_the_cycle

 

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