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Adelante Mujeres

Visit the organization web site: www.adelantemujeres.org/

What We Do

Adelante Mujeres is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization based in Forest Grove, Oregon.  Our mission is to empower local low-income families through education and enterprise opportunities.  We currently serve over 200 families in western Washington County through our four program branches: Adult Education, Early Childhood Education, Youth Leadership, and Micro Enterprise.

Opportunities for service with us

Special 2012 Volunteer Opportunities with Adelante Mujeres:

Adelante Empresas Business Development Assistant

Adelante Chicas Facilitator Assistant

There are multiple opportunities for service with Adelante Mujeres available year-round

Adult Education: Classroom assistant for math and English classes

Early Childhood Education: Volunteering in the toddler classroom (with children 1-2 years old), or in the preschool classroom (children 3-5 years old), assisting with classroom materials preparation, or acting as a reading tutor

Adelante Chicas (Youth Leadership): Get involved with the Chicas (girls), in an afterschool program setting as a group facilitator assistant and/or as a youth mentor

Adelante Agricultura (Micro Enterprise): Opportunities to serve with the organic farming program as a farm assistant, farm-to-market advisor, organic farming educator, or advisory committee member

Adelante Empresas (Micro Enterprise): Get involved as a business coach/mentor or as a business development/special topics speaker

Forest Grove Farmers Market (Micro Enterprise): Volunteer as a market aide, assisting with planning and vendor coordination and/or market-day activities assistant

Also, overall, we offer three additional opportunities for involvement:

Office/admin assistant

Language exchange volunteer: practice your Spanish or English with other community members

Website design intern: help Adelante Mujeres and Adelante programs refine and further develop their website!

Preferred way to contact:
Carrie schmid
2420 19th Ave
Forest Grove, OR 97116 Directions
Bus Service
#57 service from Beaverton Transit center along TV Hwy through Hillsboro to Forest Grove