Opportunity Details

Schools
Families, Low-income Communities, Other

Age Minimum (with Adult):18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

Community Care Day with Portland Public Schools (all ages)

Help prepare Portland Public School grounds to welcome students back to class this Fall!

Do you care about education and supporting youth by creating a healthy, clean learning environment where students feel safe and respected? In order to achieve this, Portland Public Schools holds the annual Community Care Day where community members come together to beautify grounds just in time for kids to come back to school.

Grab your gardening gloves and join students, families, Portland Public Schools staff, businesses, and community members in improving Portland Public Schools' grounds on the morning of Saturday, August 18th, 9:00 am to 12 noon, to enhance and beautify our buildings and grounds. We'll be landscaping and applying some elbow grease to make sure the schools sparkle before school begins!

Community Care Day doesn’t just improve schools – it also brings people together by giving families, students, staff and neighbors an opportunity to meet and connect with one another in the Greater Portland community. Your time and energy will make a direct impact on students, families, teachers, and the neighborhood!

Please bring your own water, snacks, gloves and gardening tools.

Visit www.pps.net/volunteer to view a list of participating schools. You do not need to pre-register. If you have questions, please contact volunteer@pps.net.


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Opportunity Requirements:

  • Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate in this opportunity; any volunteer under age 18 must attend with a parent or adult chaperone.

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**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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