Get involved! Whether it is a job or a volunteer position, getting involved will help you to strengthen your resume and application.
City of Portland’s Opportunities for Teens:
Volunteer for the City of Portland in many of their different programs city wide:
- Youth Conservation Crew (ages 14-19)
The Youth Conservation Crew (YCC) provides employment opportunities for a diverse population of Portland-area youth. Crews protect, restore, and manage Portland's parks and natural areas while developing essential job skills and exploring environmental career paths.
Volunteer with Portland Parks & Recreation:
They offer a variety of fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities at sites across the city!
Teen Volunteering - Hands On Greater Portland
Get yourself and your friends involved in volunteering. Create cards for local seniors, plant a tree in your neighborhood, stock the pantry at your local food bank and make a difference! Options for volunteering for Teens
Portland-Area Opportunities for Pet Lovers
Whether you’re a pet owner, or someone who just loves being around animals, volunteering your time to help pet rescue and aid organizations is a great way to make a positive impact in your community while helping animals in need. Here are 7 options to volunteer