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Service Learning Placement Descriptions
The following are descriptions of some previous Service Learning placements.
Placements are made based on availability, language level and other skills and abilities.
Service Learning Placement Descriptions
Service Learning Organization Website Language level Description
Portland International Airport www.portofportland.com Intermediate to Advanced Students will help travelers in a variety of ways at Portland’s International Airport.
Marylhurst University www.marylhurst.edu Advanced Various departments at Marylhurst University offer service learning opportunities based on the skills of the student and the current need at the university.
Institute on Aging www.ioaging.org Intermediate Collaborate with the city of Portland to provide accessibility services that are more ‘age-friendly’
Christie School Mural www.christiecare.org Beginner Work on a mural with our neighbors, The Christie School.
Habitat for Humanity www.habitat.org Beginner Students assist in building homes for families in need.
Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden www.mastergardeners.org Beginner Prepare beds for planting, build compost piles, plant and weed the garden. Learn more about gardening in general.
StreamNet Library?Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission www.streamnet.org Intermediate Students will maintain the library’s catalog and update the database.
Willamette Falls Community Television www.wftvmedia.org Intermediate Students will take classes in television production and make their own television content to be aired by the station.
Scandinavian Heritage Foundation www.scanheritage.org Intermediate Assisting the Foundation Director, Office Manager and Financial Development Officer in marketing and office projects.
Oregon Food Bank www.oregonfoodbank.org Beginner Learn about the root causes of hunger and poverty in Oregon
Free Geek www.freegeek.org Intermediate Deconstruct, build and recycle computers
OMSI ? Oregon Museum of Science and Industry www.omsi.org Intermediate Provide support to Oregon’s nationally known science museum
Mad Science Summer Camps www.madscience.org Intermediate Assist a summer camp which provides science education for kids
Community Music Center www.communitymusiccenter.org Intermediate Work with children and adult students of music in practicing their instrument and help keep a music library organized
Operation Nightwatch www.operationnightwatch.org Beginner Students will assist homeless youth in Portland by providing food and a comfortable environment to relax
Hawthorne Youth Hostel www.portlandhostel.org Options for
a variety of
English levels
available.
Students will perform a variety of duties including working at the front desk to check in guests, marketing or advertising the hostel, providing community events, and assisting in maintaining the hostel and its garden.
SOLV organization ? “Sustaining Oregon's Legacy by Volunteering” www.solv.org Beginner Students will work outside clearing invasive species and maintaining a natural area. It’s a great opportunity to get involved in the community, enjoy Oregon’s natural beauty, learn about environmental issues here in Portland.
The Rebuilding Center - Recycling Center for Houses www.rebuildingcenter.org Beginner The Rebuilding Center is a non-profit organization which focuses on reclaiming construction from houses which are going to be demolished.
Volunteers of America Resale Store www.voa.org Beginner The Volunteers of America (VoA) operate a local clothing thrift store which is run by volunteers. All of the items sold are donations from the community.
Neighborhood House www.nhpdx.org Beginner The Neighborhood House is a local organization focused on providing food for Portland’s homeless community. Students will be repacking stock shelves, repackaging food items, checking expirations, and assisting with the distribution of food to community members.
Ronald McDonald House www.rmhc.org Intermediate Help prepare and share a meal on site for low-income families who depend on this shelter for assistance in times of need.
Completing the Service Learning Program:

Upon successful completion of the service learning program, students will receive:

-a diploma style certificate
-grade reports from PIA coursework
-a learning contract indicating which organization they worked with and what their duties were
-a final evaluation from their supervisor at the site outlining their performance and duties
-professional reference letters from PIA
-a portfolio containing: the student’s resume, cover letter, written reflections, and homework from the service learning course.