A Voice for the Voiceless


Hello, all, The Pacific University School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is looking into launching a voice banking drive. A little about the project: What is it? Currently, there are 2.5 million Americans who experience voicelessness. From children with developmental … Continue reading

Study of Disability Engagement and Equity


Addendum 1 2018 RFP Disability Equity Engagement Anticipated Proposal Budget: $53,000 This study is an invaluable opportunity to get a clear picture of who Portlanders with disabilities are and what disabled Portlanders need to truly engage with government and within … Continue reading

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp!



At Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp we change lives!

For over 84 years, MHKC has partnered with the U.S. Forest Service to provide individuals with disabilities an outstanding overnight recreational opportunity in the Mt. Hood National Forest. One of the largest programs of its kind in the U.S., each season MHKC offers a unique opportunity for more than 500 campers ages 11 and older (no upper age limit) to experience the outdoors in its fully accessible 22-acre campsite.

We focus on abilities, rather than disabilities

There are few places where children and adults with disabilities can spend an entire week focusing on their abilities, rather than their disabilities. MHKC is dedicated to the belief that all people regardless of race, economic status or physical/mental ability should experience the joy and personal growth that comes from the adventure of an overnight camp experience.

MHKC has provided more than 17,000 campers with the magic of camp. Thanks to this life-changing experience, our campers’ quality of life has improved, along with their personal growth in self-esteem, communications, social skills, sense of achievement and independence.

Kiwanis Counselor Application

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp
Position: Camp Counselor
Class: DS-204 Working w/People w/Disability

  • 2-week counselor experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Provide 1:1 support as they navigate a life-changing camp experience
  • Counts for 4 credits towards the Civic Engagement requirements.
  • Amazing resume building opportunity.
  • Learn how to team build, communicate, and problem solve with other counselors and staff.

Disability Rights Oregon Hiring Social Media Intern!


Interested in learning more about successful social media content creation? Want to get involved with a local group? Passionate about disability rights? Disability Rights Oregon is a non-profit working to uphold the civil rights of people with disabilities. They are … Continue reading

Volunteer to Help Dialysis Patients


My name is Pam Monahan, and I’m the Volunteer Outreach Specialist with Ride Connection, a nonprofit connecting older adults and people with disabilities with responsive, accessible transportation options. We also run GroveLink, the hop-on, hop-off buses that run around Forest … Continue reading