AARP Foundation Experience Corps
Serve as an academic tutor and mentor.


 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.

  • Serve in neighborhood schools Child Reading
  • Work one-to-one and in small groups
  • Support children in K-3rd grade
  • Focus on developing literacy skills
  • Build self confidence in the children served
  • Receive excellent training and ongoing support


4-10 hours per week. Some monthly stipends are available. Mentors must commit to serving throughout the entire school year.

Schools Served

Volunteers are placed on teams of mentors at schools throughout the Portland metro area. We are currently serving children in the following schools:

  • Davis Elementary
  • David Douglas Virtual Academy
  • Lot Whitcomb Elementary
  • Mill Park Elementary
  • Prescott Elementary
  • Woodlawn Elementary

Coming Soon

Afterschool Tutoring
  • Hollydale Elementary
  • Hogan Cedars Elementary


  • McKay Elementary
  • Greenway Elementary
AARP Experience Corps


Upcoming Info Sessions

Are you interested in helping kids become great readers? Join one of our upcoming information sessions to learn more about our program.

Tuesday 11/14 at 3pm

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All members must enjoy working with children, be age 50-plus, have proof of US citizenship, complete an application, and be able to pass state, criminal and FBI background checks.

If you want to make a difference in a child’s life, we encourage you to apply.

For more information contact, fill out the inquiry form in the sidebar of this page, or call 503-232-0007 x211.