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Madison SUN Needs A Clothing Closet Coordinator!

Title of Volunteer Position: Clothing Closet Coordinator

Contact: [email protected] (503) 3916-5338

Staff Supervisor: Lua Masumi, SUN Site Manager at Madison High School Madison is located at 2735 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR

Background: Students come to the SUN Room and SUN classes to learn, have fun and grow. We have several students who are interested in volunteering at our Clothing Closet after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:30 (The day and time may be flexible depending on the volunteer’s schedule). Students and families in need can come to the clothing closet and get items for free. We need a committed volunteer to supervise students while they work in the Clothing Closet sorting donations, giving out clothes, filling out referral forms, etc.

Timeframe: The Sun Program Offers three, eightweek program periods. Winter term begins Monday, Jan 11. The time commitment for the Clothing Closet is Tues/Thurs from 3:15 to 4:30. The day(s) of the week may be flexible depending on the volunteer’s schedule.

Additional one-time only volunteer opportunities may be available for school wide events, fairs or parties and may occur outside the regular sun programming hours or on weekends.

Tasks: Coordinate student volunteer schedules, tasks, and responsibilities and sign off on students’ volunteer hours. Supervise students and enforce school rules and SUN disciplinary policies. Abide by the SUN School policies for staff. Communicate with teacher and Sun Staff about students’ participation and behavior in class. Provide a positive role model for teens.

Volunteer Profile: REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND CHARACTERISTICS: Ability and desire to work with Students from a wide variety of backgrounds. An Ability to use goods judgment when working with youth in a school setting. An Ability to use goods judgment when working people from diverse backgrounds-considering cultural, religious and ethnic standards. Must be a high school graduate. Must be committed to the SUN Model- Schools uniting Communities- and to the students. PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Experience working with high-school age students (14-18) Interested in continued commitment and involvement to/with SUN- planning and implementing classes, etc… in the future. Language Skills in a foreign Language, preferably Spanish, Somali or Vietnamese.

Additional Information: Volunteers will need to have a background check completed through Portland Public Schools District Offices or through the Portland Police Bureau if working with students. Reports Directly to SUN Site Manager.

This could potentially become a paid position in the future.