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We’re Hiring!

July 7, 2015

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Schoolhouse Supplies is currently seeking a temporary, part-time Free Store Coordinator.

This position works at the heart of Schoolhouse Supplies’ mission.  The Free Store/Operations Coordinator establishes and maintains all Free Store processes and systems, manages storage and warehouse flow, supervises Free Store volunteers, and tracks vital statistics. The Free Store/Operations Coordinator is responsible for maintaining excellence in the teacher shopping experience.  The Free Store opens September, and summer months are spent preparing for the first day of shopping.

Position schedule is 30 hours weekly with occasional evenings or weekends, not to exceed 40 hours per week.  This position is available throughSeptember 30, 2015.  Position may be extended to December 31, 2015, pending approval of funds by organization leadership and has the opportunity to evolve into a full time, permanent position.

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A Deluge of Supplies : SHORT Moratorium on Donations

June 24, 2015

Schoolhouse Supplies is overflowing—inundated with a barrage of awesome school supplies! The end-of-school season has brought us a bounty of excellent used supplies; calculators, books, math manipulatives, incentives, a handful of art supplies, even a fancy microscope. Teachers and schools… Read more »

Checking in on the Free Store for Teachers

February 23, 2015

In 15 years of operation, the Free Store for Teachers has provided free school supplies for more than 50,000 teacher shopping trips. These resources would not be available without the help we receive from our community members and partners. As of this… Read more »

Schoolhouse Supplies Report Card

December 11, 2014

Since opening the doors in 1999, Schoolhouse Supplies has been supplying teachers with FREE school supplies. In our 15 years we have greeted teachers 51,725, providing them with shopping trips

The Free Store for Teachers : Opens September 9

August 25, 2014

Teachers throughout the Portland Metro region are reporting to their classrooms this week, getting ready for a new group of students. Meanwhile, back at Schoolhouse Supplies, we are busy stocking the shelves of the Free Store for Teachers, and getting ready… Read more »

The Great Classroom Clean-Out

June 3, 2014

As the end of the school year approaches, many of our teachers are getting ready to clean out their classrooms. For some, this is part of annual preparations for the summer break. For those who are retiring, however, this end-of-year… Read more »

PEMCO Appreciates Teachers: Week 3

May 22, 2014

We hope you’ve heard that it’s teacher appreciation MONTH in the Schoolhouse Supplies Free Store for Teachers. We’ve had some great fun this week! PEMCO came by on Tuesday to help us spin the prize wheel and Portland’s own Gelato… Read more »

PEMCO Appreciates Teachers : Week Two

May 15, 2014

Did you hear? It’s teacher appreciation MONTH in the Schoolhouse Supplies Free Store for Teachers. While most teachers are still basking in the glow of school, parent and student efforts to let them know how much they mean to all of… Read more »

“A” is for April and ART Month!

April 15, 2014

You may have heard, it’s Art Month in the Free Store for Teachers. That means we have art supplies. From colored pencils, crayons and markers, to paint, watercolors and pastels! We are excited to have these to offer our teacher… Read more »

Decipher’s Donation

March 18, 2014

Most of us probably aren’t that great at math. In fact, it’s safe to say that most of us try to avoid the subject completely. But not Kristin Luck, President & CMO of Decipher, a marketing research and survey software… Read more »