Meetings, Trainings & Events

Click Activity Ideas for Mentors Update Nov 2014 for a great list of things to do in the metro area.

Mentor Council Meetings:

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 6:30-7:30pm,
McMenamin’s Kennedy School: 5736 NE 33rd Ave, PDX

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Gresham City Hall: 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham

Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Gresham City Hall: 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham

Monday, March 5, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Stephen’s Creek Crossing: 6719 SW 26th Ave, PDX

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Gresham City Hall: 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Gresham City Hall: 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham

Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Location TBD: East Portland

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Gresham City Hall: 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham

Monday, August 13, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Gresham City Hall: 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Stephen’s Creek Crossing: 6719 SW 26th Ave, PDX

Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Gresham City Hall : 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Gresham City Hall : 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham

Monday, December 10, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm,
Location TBD: East Portland

All first-year mentors are required to attend 3 Council of Families meetings within the first year of the program. Multi-year matches are encouraged to attend. Council meetings are supervised by program staff and offer an intimate, small group environment for mentors to bounce ideas off one another, share the joys and challenges of their match and receive extra, in-person support from staff.

2017 Match Activity Series:  (Current/Alumni Family of Friends matches only)

February: Potluck Culture Swap
Tuesday, 2/21/17, 6:00-8:00pm. Edwards Elementary School: 1715 SE 32nd Pl, PDX

March: Game Night/Parent Support Night 
Thursday, 3/23/17, 6:00-8:00pm. Stephen’s Creek Crossing: 6719 SW 26th Ave, PDX

April: Laser Tag 
Thursday, 4/20/17, 6:00-8:00pm. Gresham Wunderland: 140 NW Burnside Rd, Gresham

June: 1st Annual Mentors vs Mentees Kickball Tournament 
Saturday, 6/3/17, 11:30-1:30. Rockwood Central Park

July: Music/Movie in the Park (Mosimosi Koula & Moana) 
Saturday, 7/29/17, Music starts at 6:30pm/ Movie starts at dusk.                                           Warner Pacific University: Gray Lawn- SE 68th and Division

August: Annual Car Wash Fundraiser 
Saturday, 8/12/17, 11:00-1:00. Riverview Community Bank: 225 NE Burnside Rd, Gresham

September: Annual Family Picnic 
Saturday, 9/23/17, 1:00-3:00. Main City Park: 219 S Main St, Gresham

November: Movie & Science Project Night
Monday, 11/13/17, 6:00-8:00pm. Friends of the Children: 424 NE 172nd Ave, Portland

Pre-Match Volunteer Training Series: 

January, 2018: Thursdays, 1/4, 1/11, 1/18 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030

February, 2018: Tuesdays, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030

March, 2018: Wednesdays, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030

April, 2018: Mondays, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Stephen’s Creek Crossing- 6719 SW 26th Ave, Portland, OR 97219

May, 2018: Thursdays, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030

June, 2018: Tuesdays, 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030

July, 2018: Wednesdays, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030

September, 2018: Thursday, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030

October, 2018: Mondays, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030

November, 2018: Tuesdays, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030

December, 2018: Wednesdays, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19 from 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Gresham City Hall- 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030