Help kids at Hall Elementary become great readers



Start Date


End Date


Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Hall Elementary
2505 NE 23rd St
United States


Are you 50+

Share what you know. Become a mentor at Hall Elementary!

AARP Experience Corps is a special intergenerational program which matches volunteers age 50+ with K-3rd grade children in our schools who need that special connection to thrive and become great readers.

Volunteers serve 4-10 hours per week during the school year. Stipends are available.

As an AARP Experience Corps Volunteer you will:

  • work one-on-one or in small groups with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade
  • tutor children in reading, and other academic areas
  • receive interesting and informative trainings
  • be able to participate in fun and educational opportunities throughout the school year
  • be part of a team of caring adults who share your interest in helping children

Opportunity Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 50 years of age or older to participate in this opportunity.
  • Volunteers must be willing to commit to volunteering throughout the year (with some possible breaks)
  • Application and background check required.
  • HS diploma or equivalent required

Metropolitan Family Service helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation. We invest in individuals and families that struggle with the many barriers associated with cultural and economic disparities. We are dedicated to building stronger communities by providing services, connecting people with resources, and offering volunteer opportunities throughout the Portland, Oregon region.Visit us at

AARP Foundation Experience Corps is a national program (housed locally at Metropolitan Family Service) which taps into the experience and passion of adults age 50 and over to ensure that every child has a chance to succeed in school and in life.


  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided