Get Involved

You can be a part of changing the lives of those who need it most in our community. Volunteers, #CHAmbassadors, Corporate Sponsors, Hope Society Members and donors are all vital to the foundation of Constructing Hope. Your involvement will support the education, training, mentorship and career placement of low-income men and women.

Constructing Hope’s students are eager and motivated to make positive changes in their lives. You can help them turn their lives around for the better. Thank you for your interest in being a part of our work.

Volunteer Opportunities

#CHAmbassador

Social Media AmbassadorConstructing Hope Pre-Apprenticeship Program is looking for social media-savvy people to help us spread the word about our work to rebuild the lives of people in our community through skills training and education in the construction industry. Your network of friends, family and co-workers could help us connect with new supporters who are interested in supporting our work to provide construction training, placement services and career advancement support. You may also connect us with someone who is interested in enrolling in our pre-apprenticeship training program.

As a Social Media Ambassador, each quarter you will receive updates on Constructing Hope events and campaigns and facts on our work that you can post on your social media pages to help us reach more people and do more good! Just choose a topic, event or campaign that interests you and post it!

As a Social Media Ambassador, You Will Receive:

  • Periodic emails with social media messaging and social media tips and tricks
  • Potential recognition in Constructing Hope print or digital platforms
  • Invitation to our annual Social Media Ambassador Networking Event
  • Constructing Hope SWAG

Social Media Ambassador Requirements:

  • Have at least 1 active social media profile – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn or a blog.
  • Be able to post Constructing Hope related content 6 – 12 times/year, or more.

If you are interested in being a Constructing Hope social media ambassador (#CHAmbassador) or are interested in volunteering for any of our open volunteer positions, please click on the button below and fill out the signup form.

Volunteer Signup

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate Sponsors play a critical role in funding our work to rebuild the lives of those in our community who need it most. This packet outlines our menu of sponsorship opportunities available for 2021. In addition, we always welcome an opportunity to create a custom partnership. Please don’t hesitate to contact Director of Development, Courtney Jenkins at [email protected] to schedule a time to put our heads together and find a partnership that meets your marketing and charitable giving needs.

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Become a Hope Society Member

The Hope Society is a special group of our most committed supporters dedicated to helping people of color, unemployed people, the formerly incarcerated and low-income individuals re-enter the workforce and attain middle class wages. Your monthly gift works all year long to help rebuild the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry.

Hope Society Members make small, automatic donations every month, which makes it easier for Constructing Hope to plan long-term, budget more efficiently and create more life-changing outcomes. You choose how much to give and for how long, and you can change your amount or cancel at any time.

Join the Hope Society today and help us to change lives right here in our community.

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Donate

When you GIVE to Constructing Hope, your contribution benefits our students, their families and our community.

Give Online

Give securely online – you can donate via credit card, direct bank transfer, as well as via Google Pay or PayPal

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Mail a Check

Mail a check to Constructing Hope at:

405 NE Church Street
Portland, OR 97211

Gifts of cash, goods and services are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Personal Fundraising

Personal fundraising pages are an easy way to rally your friends, family, and colleagues to join you in supporting Constructing Hope’s mission to rebuild the lives of people in our community through pre-apprenticeship training and career placement in the construction industry. Constructing Hope offers a secure, online platform to hardness the generous giving power of your personal and professional network and change lives.

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Support Constructing Hope While You Shop

Amazon Smile

Did you know that when you on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your eligible Amazon purchases to Constructing Hope?

Here are the steps you can take to ensure donations are made to Constructing Hope via your Amazon purchase:

    1. Go to AmazonSmile and follow prompts to select Constructing Hope as your charity of choice.
    2. Bookmark the link to AmazonSmile so that you can support Constructing Hope every time you shop on Amazon.
    3. Shop online at AmazonSmile!

Only purchases made at smile.amazon.com will result in donations.

Fred Meyer Rewards

Link your Fred Meyer rewards account to Constructing Hope through their Community Rewards Program. Search for us by name or nonprofit #NG874.

Community Rewards

Interested in volunteering with Constructing Hope?  Please look at the volunteer opportunities we have listed below and let us know what you are interested in:

Volunteer Positions Available:

Social Media Ambassador
Constructing Hope Pre-Apprenticeship Program is looking for social media-savvy people to help us spread the word about our work to rebuild the lives of people in our community through skills training and education in the construction industry.

Hands-on Trainer:
Classroom trainers and instructors are needed for completing the hands-on training our students receive during their classes. We prefer a  journeyman certification in carpentry or similar trade.

Mentor:
Mentors attend our mentor gatherings and talk with the students (current and past) to help them be successful in their apprenticeship programs.  Discussions range from balancing work and home, to how to impress your foreman.  Come share your knowledge of the construction industry with our students.

Math Tutor:
 Our students learn applied construction math. Some need extra assistance to catch up to what is industry standard for their desired apprenticeship. Come help a student succeed by getting into a career.

Fundraiser/Event Volunteer:
We have opportunities for volunteers to be a part of our fundraising campaigns and events. From on-site event volunteer tasks to helping us build relationships with other organizations in the community, we’d love to have you on the team!

Office Assistance:
What office doesn’t need more help with the data input, phone calls, filing, and organizing?

Maintenance Assistance:
We know things break and we know we don’t always have the time/resources to get everything fixed and cleaned up. Are you able to help with small projects around the building?

To get involved, please email Pat at [email protected].  Or call us at 503-281-1234
Indicate what you are interested in and when you would be available to volunteer (example: “I would like to help as a fundraiser volunteer.  I am available Thurs, Fri or Sat evenings”).

Volunteer Signup Form

Please note, if you are signing up for the Social Media Ambassador position please indicate your birthdate below.

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Memberships, donations, and volunteers of any level support the education, training and mentorship of low-income individuals, men and women with a legal history.

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