I’m happier that I could learn and play chess at school.
Chess has also made me smarter and made school better."
Volunteer and Internship Information
Use this form to use your credit card to purchase lesson plans or donate securely online:
Note: online donations are processed through Paypal. If you would prefer an alternate method of payment check the box below. We will contact you to make arrangements.
For lesson plans please indicate if you want them mailed or emailed.
Our support comes from the generosity of individuals, businesses, and foundations. Your tax-deductible donation will help us provide after-school chess clubs for more children. Examples of what your donation will provide:
$6,000 ($500 monthly) Funds an entire Chess for Success club for one year$1,200 ($100 monthly) Funds a Chess for Success coach for a year$500 ($42 monthly) Provides chess sets for 50 students in a Chess for Success club to take home at the end of the year$250 ($20.83 monthly) Sponsors state tournament registration for one Chess for Success school$150 ($12.50 monthly) Sponsors one child in a Chess for Success school for a year$100 ($8.33 monthly) Creates a chess library at a Chess for Success school
For donations by phone or to make a gift of stock or appreciated asset:
Contact Julie Young, Executive Director503-295-1230 (local) or800-285-7660 (outside Portland)
Send donations by mail to:Chess for Success2701 NW Vaughn Suite 101Portland, OR 97210
Chess for Success is a dynamic, grassroots organization seeking self-motivated, talented individuals who would like to use their passion and expertise to change the trajectory of students’ lives.
Resource DevelopmentWe are seeking an intern to actively participate in the implementation of the organization’s resource development plan for 2013-2014. Chess for Success has a full-service development plan, including but not limited to: peer-to-peer solicitation, sponsorship, an annual event, grants and mail. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with seasoned professionals and a committed and active Board of Directors.For more information contact Julie Young.
Chess Clubs and TournamentsAre you a flexible person who likes to be around children and help them to learn the strategies of the Game of Kings? The coaches in our after-school programs may have a position for you! We ask that you make a commitment to attend a club at least once a week, a minimum of twice monthly (ideal would be twice every week).There are volunteer opportunities for scorekeepers, registration personnel, and judges at our Regional Tournaments in January and February at various locations in the Portland metropolitan area. We are looking at a minimum commitment of four hours per shift.For more information contact Richard Crockett.
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