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Volunteering opportunities include:

Paid and volunteer internships in the areas of positive youth development includes: assistance with socio-drama, youth volunteers and actors, bilingual adult mentors (English/Spanish).

If you are interested in volunteering, please print out and complete this form. It should be sent to NWFS via mail (6200 SE King Road, Portland, OR 97222) or fax (503-546-9397).

Internships:

  • PreventNet Site Intern 

    Northwest Family Services (NWFS) is seeking volunteers to work with middle and high school youth in PreventNet site programs in Clackamas County.  PreventNet Community Schools represent a partnership between local schools and community service providers to improve academic success and reduce juvenile delinquency.  Volunteers will have an opportunity to help with after school programming, including academic help, arts and crafts, sports, robotics, drama, dance, cultural activities, gardening, service learning projects, and more. Northwest Family Services administers PreventNet sites at Rex Putnam High School and Milwaukie High Schools and Rowe, Alder Creek, Gardiner, and Kraxberger Middle Schools. To apply, please fill submit a Volunteer Application. Volunteer position description attached.

  • Afterschool programs need tutors, interns, mentors, and volunteers (English/Spanish).

Mailings - NWFS often has large mailings to send, and a few hours of your help with envelopes is enormously appreciated.

Other - If you have skills, talents, or services (e.g., professional photography, catering, driving/chauffeuring experience) that you would be willing to donate to help us keep our costs down so we can provide more programs, please call or email us.