Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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2735 NE 82nd | Portland, OR 97220
Phone: (503) 916-5220 | Fax: (503) 916-2702

Volunteer and Employment Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Tutors- All Subjects

Family and Student Engagement Specialist

Timeframe:

The Sun Program Offers three, eightweek program periods.  Fall classes will start October 12th 2009.  Tutoring wil run Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 to 5:00.  Fall term will only be six weeks and will end December 3rd 2009.

 

Additional one-time only volunteer opportunities may be available for school wide events, fairs or parties and may occur outside the regular sun programming hours or on weekends.

 

Tasks:

To work in partenership with SUN & School STAFF HELPING Students to improve academically.

 

Volunteer Profile:

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND CHARACTERISTICS:

·          Ability and desire to work with high school age Students.

·          An Ability to use goods judgement when working with youth in a school setting.

·          An Ability to use goods judgement when working people from diverse backgrounds-considering cultural, religious and ethnic standards. 

·          Must be a high school graduate.

·          Must be committed to the SUN Model- Schools uniting Communities- and to the students.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

·          A self starter with experience engaging high school aged students.

·          Interested in continued commitment and involvement to/with SUN- planning and implementing classes, etc… in the future.

·          Language Skills in a foregn Language preferably Spanish, Somali or Vietnamese.

 

 

Additional Information:

Volunteers will need to have a background check completed through Portland Public Schools District Offices or through the Portland Police Bureau if working with students.

 

Timeframe:

The Sun Program Offers three, eightweek program periods.  Fall classes will start October 12th 2009.  The Family Engagement Specialist would be responsible to attend monthly PTO meetings, in the evenings and work in the SUN Room Monday thru Thursday from 3:00pm to 5:30pm.

 

Additional one-time only volunteer opportunities may be available for school wide events, fairs or parties and may occur outside the regular sun programming hours or on weekends.

 

Tasks:

To assist the SUN Staff in brining in families that would otherwise not participate or engage in school and community activities.  To diversify the body of engaged parents and bring them into the school and the SUN programs/events.

 

Volunteer Profile:

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND CHARACTERISTICS:

·          Ability and desire to work with families from a wide variety of backgrounds.

·          An Ability to use goods judgement when working with youth in a school setting.

·          An Ability to use goods judgement when working people from diverse backgrounds-considering cultural, religious and ethnic standards. 

·          Must be a high school graduate.

·          Must be committed to the SUN Model- Schools uniting Communities- and to the students.

·          Experience working with families of school aged children (5 to 18).

 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

·          A self starter with experience engaging community members.

·          Interested in continued commitment and involvement to/with SUN- planning and implementing classes, etc… in the future.

·          Language Skills in a foregn Language preferably Spanish, Somali or Vietnamese.

 

 

Additional Information:

Volunteers will need to have a background check completed through Portland Public Schools District Offices or through the Portland Police Bureau if working with students.

 

Notes:

This could potential become a paid position in the future.

 

 

 

Employment Opportunities

 

None at present, but check back.  Or, if you have an idea for a class, email us!