Use your English in the real world by participating in local activities such as festivals, sporting events, or charity work. Work side-by-side with Americans and experience Portland culture every week!
Benefits of the Volunteering Class
- Gain confidence speaking English with Americans outside of school.
- Experience American lifestyles and daily culture.
- Prepare yourself to use English in a work, school or social environment.
3-5 hours of activities per week
- 2-4 Hours of Volunteering/Cultural Events in Portland
- 1 Hour of Volunteering & Culture Class
Since many volunteer events occur outside normal school hours, some volunteer activities may be held on evenings or weekends.
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