Opportunity Details

Civic & Community, Environment
Cleaning,Painting

Age Minimum (with Adult): 5+, Minimum Age:12+

Wisdom of the Elders Office & Garden Cleanup (age 5+) *MLK Weekend 2019*

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:
Wisdom is a Native American nonprofit with a vision of cultural and environmental sustainability, multimedia education and race reconciliation. Our mission: Wisdom records, preserves and shares oral history, cultural arts, language concepts, and TEK of exemplary Native American elders and scientists in collaboration with environmental organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies. Projects: Discovering Yidong Xinag* (*means “the old wisdom”) Native youth leadership initiative; Wisdom Workforce Native American adult environmental workforce program; Multimedia Program with multiple projects.

Project Description:

Volunteers will be hosted at the Wisdom of the Elders offices and gardens, which are in a residential area. We will be doing a deep cleaning of the office and the garden, so please dress for the weather and bring gloves and a water bottle if you have them.

Keywords: free_the_future


Project Requirements:

  • You must be 5 years of age or older to attend this project; any volunteer under age 13 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/additional volunteers 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. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org 

  • 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: log in to your volunteer account and click "Manage My Team" next to the appropriate upcoming opportunity.

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

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