OIS Volunteering Program

The Organization of International Students (OIS) is coordinating a volunteering program. The program goal is to help international students find and participate in volunteering opportunities within PSU and the Portland metropolitan area.
 
This is a great opportunity to get introduced to Portland, social issues, and help the community!
 
Both international and domestic students are encouraged to use this sign up form to sign up for events of their interest.

Program Coordinator: Ahmed Bohliqa

 


Fall 2010 Events
 
Date and Time:Saturday, November 6th 10:00-1:00am
Description: Help remove graffiti and paint rooms at Leadership and Entrepreneurship (LEP) High School (www.lephigh.org)
Address: 2044 E Burnside St., Portland, Or. 97214
Sign-up From: Event Passed
 
Date and Time: Monday, January 17th 9:00am-3:00pm
Description: Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with service projects around the city. Students from colleges and universities across Portland will be participating and there will be plenty of opportunity for international students to meet domestic students!
Address Direction: SLS will taking care of all transportation! Just meet them at PSU.
Sign-up From: Event Passed
 
Note: be sure to indicate that you heard about this event from OIS under this question: "How did you hear about the MLK Day of Service?"
 
Winter 2011 events
 

Date and Time: Saturday, February 12, 2011, 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Description: Do you think nature is only found outside of the city? Think again! Enjoy your Saturday morning working outside to restore our urban forest and meeting others in our community. Join Friends of Terwilliger and the West Willamette Restoration Partnership to restore our urban forest in southwest Portland. Terwilliger Blvd has been a main thoroughfare for almost 100 years! Many hikers, runners, and bicyclists utilize this verdant boulevard. Help keep this a high-quality natural area for people, native plants, and wildlife! Meet at the corner of SW Terwilliger and SW Hamilton St near the public restrooms. We will have tools, gloves, water and snacks. Just bring your rain boots and a friend and come ready to work! Some work may be on uneven ground.

Address Direction: Portland, OR 97239 (S. W. Portland)

Sign-up From: Click here to sign-up through HandsOnPortland website

Note: If you would like to go in a group, first sign up through HandsOnPortland, and then email us at ois@pdx.edu, and we will connect you with other students interested to go in a group.

 

Date and Time: Saturday, February 26, 2011, 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Description: Do you think nature is only found outside of the city? Think again! Come volunteer in the Portland Parks Natural Area closest to City Center and enjoy your Saturday morning working outside and meeting others in our community. Join Friends of Marquam Nature Park and the West Willamette Restoration Partnership for a morning of urban forest renewal. Its fun, close-in, accessible, and very important work. Many hikers, runners, and walkers utilize this park and trail. This trail is part of the 40-mile loop around Portland and connects to Forest Park. Help keep this a high-quality natural area for people, native plants, and wildlife! The Volunteer Coordinator for the event will be in contact with you prior to the project to provide the specific location and directions to the project. contact Charlie Nappi, Botanic Technician from Portland Parks with any questions (503) 823-5453. Bring a water bottle and work/garden gloves if you have them. Dress for the weather. For more information about our other monthly work parties visit www.trlc.org/westwillamette.

Address Direction: Portland, OR 97210 (S. W. Portland)

Sign-up From: Click here to sign-up through HandsOnPortland website

Note: If you would like to go in a group, first sign up through HandsOnPortland, and then email us at ois@pdx.edu, and we will connect you with other students interested to go in a group.

 
 
More events will come soon ... revisit us continuously
 
Thank you :)
 
 

Contact OIS

East Hall Rm 122
632 SW Hall St.
Portland, OR
Phone: 503-725-8569
Fax: 503-725-5320
E-mail: ois@pdx.edu
Blog: http://www.ois.groups.pdx.edu
Facebook Group: Organization of International Students at PSU
Email List: https://www.lists.pdx.edu/lists/listinfo/ois

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