Culturally Conscious Volunteerism

In honoring our mission, volunteer recruitment will be centered around building relationships and working with individuals who:

All volunteer applicants must fill out a questionnaire. Depending on the nature of the volunteer service, volunteers may be asked to attend an orientation/training arranged by Camp ELSO staff prior to starting their service.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

This list is updated from time to time. To learn more about ongoing volunteer opportunities please contact Kaila Fontenot our Community Outreach Coordinator:

Current and Past Collaborators and Partners

Every year Camp ELSO collaborates with countless community based organizations, businesses, and environmental agencies in order to provide a multi-cultural one of a kind STEAM outdoor experience. Here is a snapshot of some of our partners:

  • ZAP (ZOO Animal Presenters)
  • The CENTER
  • North Portland Community Works
  • Get Hooked! Foundation
  • ​Historic Kenton Firehouse
  • Youth Mentoring Collaborative
  • Friends of Tryon Creek
  • ​Metro Regional Government
  • East Multnomah County Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Greater Than formerly "I Have A Dream" Oregon