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2 International Students in need of volunteer opportunities - Jan 27-Feb 24

  • November 20, 2017 12:14 PM
    Message # 5595103

    Hello! One of our Volunteers is also a host mom for international (college) students, and is looking for a place her two students can volunteer. Specifically, she is looking for a place where they can volunteer 5 days a week, 5 hours a day for one month. The students have passed a criminal background check prior to arriving in Oregon (and she's getting specifics on what check was run, so organizations can see if it's acceptable to meet their criteria). Organizations that don't require a background check might be a good fit, too. Students are hoping to practice their English language skills, deepen their understanding of American work culture, and learn about social service agencies in the U.S. Anyone have opportunities that might be a good fit for these students?

  • November 22, 2017 10:08 PM
    Reply # 5599192 on 5595103
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    Hi Pam, Portland Children’s Museum may be a good fit if the students enjoy interacting with young children and their families. We are already committed to hosting 2 other international students around the same timeframe, so I’m not sure we have the space to accommodate 5 hours for 5 days a week for 2 additional students but we could certainly be a placement for some of their service learning time if there’s another nonprofit that wants to work out a complimentary schedule (alternate days, mornings vs afternoons, etc.) with us. Feel free to reach out to me directly to discuss details or 503-471-9914.



  • November 27, 2017 11:41 AM
    Reply # 5603187 on 5595103

    Thanks so much, Whitney! That's great information, and I'll pass it on. Have a great week!

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