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Program Assistant/Raffle Coordinator Job Opening

JOB SUMMARY: The Program Assistant /Raffle coordinator works for the non-profit, AC Portland and recruits 20 volunteers on a regular basis for the AC Portland 50/50 raffle for over 40 Portland Timber soccer games, the Portland Thorns FC games and Portland Trail Blazer games. The Program Assistant /Raffle coordinator is a critical member of the AC Portland team. This person is responsible for assisting

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Cooking Matters Grocery Tour!

  AC Portland has partnered with Oregon Food Bank Tour to provide Fred Meyer grocery tours to our families. The tour was held onsite at a local Fred Meyer grocery store. The tour lasted about two hours and it focused on important skills such as comparing unit prices, identifying three ways to purchase produce, finding whole grains and reading food labels. Our Cooking Matters at

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Meet our Player of the Week, Chaelerpaw Shee!

Meet Chaehlerpaw, a fifth-grader in our program at Davis Elementary that has been with us for three years. Chaelerpaw’s parents were born in Myanmar(Burma), and they escaped to Thailand as refugees, where Chaelerpaw was born. His father was a principal and a successful soccer coach at a school in Thailand. When Chaelerpaw was seven his family came to America. His father’s love for soccer

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MLS CUP FINAL VIEWING PARTY

AC Portland is teaming up with American Outlaws PDX for the MLS Cup viewing party!  It is Sunday, December 7th at Mad Greek Deli 12:00pm pst. Please join us and help support a fantastic nonprofit whose soccer-based curriculum provides opportunities for kids to be active and lead healthy lives.  A suggested $10 donation to Give!Guide for AC Portland is encouraged at the door. In exchange for

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Congratulations Jared, Skidmore Prize Winner

Every year, Willamette Week honors four Portlanders 35 and under who do fabulous work for local nonprofits by awarding them the Skidmore Prize.This year, Our Very own,Jared Hoffman, won the Willamette Week Skidmore Prize!!! When we asked Jared how he felt about being a Skidmore winner he replied, ” I feel honored. This award speaks volume to the people I work with and the partnerships

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Volunteer Appreciation Event Recap

AC Portland had huge success growing programming, staff capacity increase and a key and valuable Chipotle partnership that included a $50,000 check. As AC Portland continues to grow, we understand that in order to be successful, volunteers are vital to our organization. Transforming communities through youth sports takes a community wide effort and that is why we are so thankful to all our volunteers.

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Meet our player of the week, Molly!

Molly Cogburn-Fary is a 5th grader at Markham Elementary. This is Molly’s third year being part of the America Scores program. Based on her gifts and passions, there is not a better program for her than America Scores. America Scores is a program that AC Portland has partnered with that integrates soccer, poetry and service-learning, with an approach that improves students’ health, academic achievement

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