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p:ear is hiring a p:ear Bike Works Program Coordinator

p:ear Bike Works is looking for a dynamic individual to manage, grow and help develop our social purpose enterprise community bike shop. In partnership with the Rosewood Initiative, p:ear Bike Works will help support Portland’s Eastside communities, providing low cost, low barrier access to bike education, repair and sales of refurbished bicycles and parts. Our shop is located within the Rosewood Initiative building at 16126 SE Stark St.

p:ear is looking for a board treasurer

p:ear seeks board members who are dedicated to the mission of the organization, and who will actively participate in providing expertise, skills and financial support to ensure the growth and sustainability of p:ear.

p:ear respects and celebrates the diversity, creativity and strength of the p:ear community. Equity and inclusion are a priority across all parts of our organization. We are committed to using our time and resources to help identify and eliminate disparities based on identity and to promoting equitable access to our programs so we can all live in the world we want for our young people.

Send all inquiries to beth@pearmentor.org

 

Maybe clattering down a sidewalk on my board. Or sleeping in a doorway or hunkering under a hoodie in the rain. Look me in the I, and you’ll see an artist wielding a brush, a student hungry to learn, an athlete ready to climb. See me the way p:ear sees me: strong and vibrant. In p:ear I find love, hope and trust.

My heart steadies. My mind blooms. I look myself in the I and see all that I can be—despite history, despite odds. In part because I am tenacious. In part because of p:ear.

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Support from people like you are what makes p:ear’s work so transformative for our over 760 enrolled youth. There are many ways to give to p:ear this holiday season. Make a one-time donation through the Willamette Week's Give!Guide, or give a small amount year-round when you sign up as a p:ear core member (our monthly giving club). Check out our website’s “donate supplies” page to offer up needed items, or make p:ear the recipient of a holiday party fund drive!