Hospitality is the cornerstone of Every Child. Volunteers embody this each and every day with Every Child.

Every Child focuses on meeting tangible needs for foster children and families in Oregon communities. Opportunities differ from county to county.

Tangible Needs

Goods or services that directly support children in foster care, families, and DHS staff. Signature opportunities include:

Welcome Boxes

provide children in foster care with special items while sitting in a DHS office.

Baby Bags

provide infants entering foster care with helpful essentials.

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Service Opportunities

One-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities to generously
support children, families and DHS staff.
Signature opportunities include:

Office Buddies

spend time with a child at the DHS office when he or she is being taken into foster care and is awaiting their next placement.


volunteers drive children in foster care to their visits with biological parents.

Service Projects

at DHS offices include makeovers, clothing closet creation, cleaning days, and more.

DHS Staff Appreciation

events express gratitude to the individuals who’ve committed their lives to caring for children and families in crisis in our community.

Foster Family Support

Adopt a Foster Family invites community members to provide wrap around support and encouragement for local foster families