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Children and Youth

Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI)

Providing Opportunities For All So That Everyone Can Reach Their Full Potential

SEI's mission is to guide underserved youth to realize their full potential. SEI works with schools, families, and partner community organizations to provide support, guidance, and opportunities that promote personal and academic success.

What We Do

For nearly 40 years, Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI) has been a change agent in the City of Portland, striving to meet the complex needs of youth and their families by helping them to overcome cultural, educational and economic barriers. SEI is the second largest minority-owned organization in the state of Oregon and serves over 16,500 youth and families annually. SEI brings hope to individual young people and enhances the quality of community life.

What We Need

  • Administrative Support/Clerical
  • Collecting/Sorting/Packaging
  • Event Organizing
  • Fundraising/Campaigning
  • Mentoring/Youth Development


  • In person: One-time
  • In person: Ongoing
  • Virtual: Ongoing

Get in Touch With Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI)

Volunteer Expo

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If you want to be up, if you want to be your best, if you want to feel your best, you MUST serve your way up.
Tony Hopson Sr., President/CEO

Our Headquarters

3920 N Kerby Ave Portland, OR 97227
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Please note that depending on role, volunteers may work at other locations and/or at other times. Contact our volunteer coordinator to find the best fit for you.