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Visit the organization web site: www.createplenty.org
- What We Do
Create Plenty prepares high school students to be hopeful, climate literate leaders by building partnerships with teachers, community groups and businesses.
- Opportunities for service with us
Zero Waste Cafe Volunteer
The Cafe program is intended to provide an opportunity for youth to learn entrepreneurial and vocational skills through a sustainability lens, as well as serve as a community building workspace for NE Portland residents. It is a vibrant partnership between Leaven, Trash for Peace, and Create Plenty--all local 501c3 non-profit organizations.
The cafe will initially be held one time per week on Thursdays, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to coincide with the SWAP (Swap, Work And Play-a parent-led childcare cooperative) hours in the Leaven Community Commons. Bilingual yoga is offered as well on a regular basis.
The cafe will be ZERO WASTE. All drinks and food will be served on durable/reusable ware, with no paper cups or plates. All food/coffee grounds will be composted, and all other beverages will be able to be recycled (no plastic). The hope is that the energy used to power the machines eventually be directly generated by renewable energy (solar). All sales will be suggested donation.
Requirements for Participation
- Attend training
- Complete shifts in your contract
- Help with publicity
- Serve coffee, tea and have fun!
Leaven Community Center, 5431 NE 20th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97211
To apply, please respond to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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