English (503) 249-5801 • Espanol (503) 913-9360 mauraw@momchildpdx.org


Both groups and individuals are welcome. Your agreement to volunteer with MCEC confirms that you have read and agree to these Terms & Conditions. It is the responsibility of all minors to have parent/guardian read through Terms & Conditions prior to volunteering.

Become a general volunteer

Our general volunteer tasks include helping with organizing donations, bundling baby clothes, diapers and wipes, and upkeep and gardening tasks. Fill out our general volunteer application here.Mother & Child Education Center Volunteer Application

High school volunteers

High schoolers are welcome to Apply to Help Behind-the-Scenes with donations.

If you are a business owner, have a craft, timeshare, or other item to donate, we are always looking for sponsorships/donations! 

We work to create a sponsorship that best promotes your business, while supporting parents and children in our community. Email Maura at mauraw@momchildpdx.org if you are interested.


Apply to complete an internship with us by emailing an Intern Application to Maura at mauraw@momchildpdx.org with cover letter and resume. Speak a second language? Bonus! Skills may include: quiet conversation, trauma awareness, empathy, follow-up calls, connecting parents to supplies and local resources, working with at-risk populations, understanding other cultures. Training provided. Graphic/web/photo/videography projects also available.

Become a board member: Read Board Member requirements.

Become a community connector

Coordinate a “Campaign for Change” for your faith community, community group, class, or business by distributing sippy cups to individuals to take home to fill with donations. Groups typically fill bottles with donations for 3-weeks, while an event or business “host” a larger bottle at the reception/checkout/desk. Group leads return bottles to MCEC at an agreed upon time. Email Maura at mauraw@momchildpdx.org.



1515 NE 41st Ave Portland, OR 97232English (503) 249-5801 • Espanol (503) 913-9360

Mother and Child Education Center is located in the heart of Northeast Portland in the Hollywood District

Mother & Child Education Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Donations are tax-deductible.