Building Community, Building Lives

I used to work retail jobs to make the rent, but it was hard to take care of a baby at the same time that you have to work odd hours.

Laura, age 17

Join Our Team

At Portland YouthBuilders, we are a team of dedicated, passionate, and committed individuals. Our mission is at the forefront of the work that we do and it shows in each of our caring and competent staff. We strive to create an inclusive environment not only for our students, but for all employees.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Academic Success Coordinator (Vista)


The Academic Success Coordinator position is a full-time VISTA volunteer position in the Education Department. The Academic Success Coordinator will work closely with the Education Manager to expand PYB's volunteer program and enhance the quality of services to students. We are seeking someone who is committed to educational equity and inspired by supporting young people who are transforming their lives through learning and service. Starts February 2017.


DEADLINE EXTENDED to 2/5! Teacher's Aide (AmeriCorps)


This is a full-time (40 hours/week) position as an AmeriCorps member of Portland YouthBuilders. Teacher’s Aide AmeriCorps members are responsible for assisting program teachers and staff in improving language arts, math and social science skill levels of program participants as these participants study to achieve a GED/HSD, assisting participants with job readiness and job placement services, and providing support to participants around college readiness, counseling, assistance with financial aid applications and college applications. Starts ASAP.


PYB Main Campus

4816 SE 92nd Ave

Portland, OR 97266

Map & Directions

Phone: 503-286-9350

TTY/TDD: 1-800-735-2900

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