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Volunteer or Donate

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Volunteers are an important part of the MacLaren campus. We offer numerous opportunities for volunteers to provide services, work with youth, or donate items.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer through OYA, you first need to fill out our online volunteer application and go through a background check.

Here are just some examples of the types of volunteer or donations opportunities at MacLaren:
  • Mentoring or tutoring
  • Leading small activity groups
  • Assisting with campus events
  • Donating books, holiday gifts, celebratory meals, or games
  • Hope Partnership: Hope provides numerous classes, events, and workshops to help youth explore their talents and prepare for their eventual transition back into the community. Contact: Kathleen Fullerton, 503-982-4445
  • Project POOCH: This dog training program teaches youth responsibility and good work habits as they train and care for shelter dogs.


For more information about volunteer or donation opportunities at MacLaren, contact: Rev. Sean Page, 503‐982-4434

Learn more about volunteering at OYA.

Amazon Wish List

MacLaren has an Amazon wish list of items requested by our youth: MacLaren Wish List