Volunteer Information

Our organization is comprised of motivated parents and citizens who believe deeply in Portland's public educational future. Join us! Your time is important; if you feel you're able to donate some of it to further our cause, please consider the following ways you can help:

Become a Board Member
- Commitment is attending a monthly meeting. You will add insight to our discussions, help to make decisions for PEF, and serve on committees.

Work on a Committee
- Commitment is less than a Board Member's. You will help by serving on a specific committee (i.e., Fundraising, Advocacy, Grants, Governance) and by attending committee meetings which are typically every month or less often, depending.

Help Plan an Event
- Help us organize a fundraiser. Your commitment will be to attend event sub-committee meetings which are held as needed.

Join our Mailing List
- If you don't have time to participate but would like to be kept informed on our progress and help spread the word to others in our community.

If you'd like to offer your support in one of the areas listed above or simply join our mailing list, email us at portedfound@gmail.com. Please include the following:

Contact Information:
Name, address, phone number, email address.

Area of Interest:
Please tell us what you're interested in: Board Member, Committee Member, Event
Sub-Committee Member, Mailing List

About You:
What is your profession and background? What is your connection with the Portland Public School System? Which skills/talents/interests would you like to contribute to the PEF's efforts?

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“Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” - Malcolm S. Forbes