Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education

Age Minimum (with Adult): 8+, Minimum Age:18+

Back-to-School Educational Kids Fair @ Bienestar (age 8+) *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




Join us for a Back-to-School Fair at Bienestar!

This is an annual event held for residents of the Bienestar properties. Bienestar offers low-income housing and much, much more - including English classes, tax time assistance, computer and parenting classes, and homework clubs.

The Kids Fair is a chance for children to gather the supplies needed to start the new school year off right. All children in attendance will receive a free backpack upon registering. They will then go to different stations to "win" school supplies. This is a great community building event, as children will be excited to share what they have won, will take part in a group cake walk and water balloon game, and enjoy lunch with their families and neighbors.

As a volunteer, you'll get to assist in running various stations, such as a dice game, math card game, fishing game, water balloon toss, free book giveaway. There will be a variety of outdoor games which volunteers will help run also. Free lunch is provided for all attendees and volunteers. The event is 100% donation and volunteer driven. Many of the Bienestar families are Spanish speakers, so this is a great opportunity to practice your Spanish language skills!

The kids fair is open to all residents of Bienestar housing and we anticipate approximately 150 children will attend. This event is held 2 Saturdays in August at different locations.

You can help set kids up for success! Sign up below.

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Project Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 8 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 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.

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