Volunteer with Clackamas Women’s Services

Clackamas Women’s Services fosters self-empowerment of survivors of domestic and sexual violence to move toward lives free of abuse through the provision of crisis and referral services, emergency shelter, transitional services, and community and business education and outreach, thereby reducing the generational recurrence of domestic and sexual violence in our community.   

Direct Service Volunteer Opportunities: Anyone wanting to volunteer in direct services to women and children is required to complete our Volunteer Training. The training covers Clackamas Women’s Services’ philosophy and approach to working with women and children who are surviving domestic and sexual violence. Volunteer training sessions are offered several times throughout the year. Each session encompasses approximately 36-40 hours of reading, training and lectures spread out over several evenings and weekend dates.

Contacting Clackamas Women’s Services

Clackamas Women’s Services
704 Main Street, Suite 200
Oregon City, OR 97045

Walk-in hours are Mon-Thurs 8:30-4:30, Fri 8:30-12:30.

Crisis: 503-654-2288/or toll free 888-654-2288 (open 24 hours a day)
Office 503-722-2366
Fax: 503-722-8059

The Kids on the Block Need Puppeteers


The Kids on the Block has developed over 40 different programs addressing various disabilities, educational and medical differences and social concerns. Each topic is thoroughly researched and field-tested before it becomes available to schools, community service organizations, hospitals and special interest groups. A complete curriculum accompanies each topic area including scripts, answers to questions children ask, background information on the topic, character biographies, resource materials, follow-up information, and continued support from the KOB National Office.

Kids on the Block in Portland needs volunteer puppeteers.  For more imformation contact Stephanie at (503) 988-6000 ex268

Ring bells for the Salvation Army!

The Salvation Army needs you.  Ringbells.org helps people find and register for volunteering opportunities with their local Salvation Army.  For more information check out this link. http://www.ringbells.org/   

Lent Elementary School Receives Books

To honor Tom Ruhl the creator of the Teacher Education Program at Marylhurst University, a book drive was conducted Fall, 2011 to collect books for young children.  Tamara Meek, a Marylhurst MAT student, presented John Horn, principal of Lent Elementary, the collected books on Nov 29, 2011.

Almost 400 books were collected, schools in partnership with the Education Department at Cherry Park School, Lent School and Oak Grove Elementary as schools in partnership with Marylhurst University were chosen to each receive a part of the books collected.

From the MAT students, and the many contributors to the book drive who loved Tom Ruhl, our hope is that the young children at these schools will enjoy reading the books and find reading a wonderful way to adventures.