Volunteer

Hospitality is a core pillar of Embrace Oregon. Learn how you can join the movement.

Tangibly Give

Goods or services that directly support children in foster care, families, and DHS staff. Signature opportunities include:

Welcome Boxes

provide children in foster care with special items while sitting in a DHS office.

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Launch Boxes

assist youth who are aging out of foster care with items to help them get on their feet.

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Emergency Needs

from DHS are shared with community members to support children in foster care. Expressed needs range from a bunk bed to new shoes.

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provides local children being placed in foster care with a box of new clothing and other comfort items to call their own.

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Actively Serve

One-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities to generously support children in foster care, families, and DHS staff. Signature opportunities include:

Foster Parent's Night Out

volunteers provide a monthly four-hour break for foster parents while building consistent relationships with children in foster care.

Transportation

volunteers drive children in foster care to their visits with biological parents and appointments. Children in care report a driver as being one of the trusted consistent people in their life.

Service Projects

at DHS offices include makeovers, clothing closet creation, cleaning days, and more.

DHS Staff Appreciation

events express gratitude to the individuals who’ve committed their lives to caring for children and families in crisis in our community.

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