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Human Solutions could not do the work we do without the support of our dedicated volunteers!
Current Volunteer Opportunites
LearnLinks - This program's mission is to help children from low-income families acquire the necessary skills in academics and social interaction to move successfully through grades K-12 and into adulthood. We do this by providing after school and summer programs which emphasize literacy and community involvement and use the talents of teachers, volunteer tutors, adult caregivers and a variety of local support services. If you are interestested in volunteering please click here.
If you are interested in volunteering for this program contact Tonya Parson or call
Family Winter Shelter -This shelter is open during the winter months, beginning November 1st, to provide sleeping space for families who are not able to find any safe place to get out of the cold (up to 80 individuals). This is a “low-barrier” shelter. It is filled each night on a first-come, first-served basis. Location: near 12505 NE Halsey St. in Portland. Volunteers are needed to help receive and sort clothing donations, set up, serve and distribute donated non-perishable foods, bring hot meals, play with children or assist staff in other ways. If you would like to volunteer for the Winter Shelter email Amie Diffenauer or call 503-841-1728.
Auction Committee - This committee is designed to help aid the development team in procuring auction items and develop marketing strategies for our Spring Auction. If you have experience working with fundraisers or events and would like to work with a fun and innovative group of volunteers please contact Sara Fisher at 503-548-0283.
Holiday Store - The Holiday Store is a unique program that allows low-income and homeless families to shop for free holiday gifts for their children. The store opperates during the second or third week in December. Volunteer duties include set up and take down of the store, organizing and inventory of items, assisting families with their shopping, and other duties. If you are interested in volunteering, orgainizing a toy or clothing drive, or have any questions please contact Sara Fisher at 503-548-0283.
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