WANTED: Solidarity Housing

The Rural Organizing Project is looking for a home stay for an organizing intern that will begin work with ROP in August.

Our prospective intern wants to make a 20 hour per week commitment to working with ROP, and we like him so much that we want to help make that possible. As he negotiates a move from Nyssa, Oregon and Corvallis to the Scappoose area, housing is his primary need. Without a host, we may not be able to keep him.

Hosts would need to live in the Portland or Scappoose/Saint Helens area, have a spare room, and be willing to host for between 2 and 6 months.  Ideally, the home stay could be an in-kind donation to ROP, but we would consider making a small contribution available to help cover any extra utility bills or related costs.

The first step to hosting is a quick phone call with me.  The second step is a coffee date with the intern.  Then we’ll decide if it seems like a good fit.

Please get in touch if you have any leads, or with questions.  And forward this request to friends and colleagues widely!

Thanks so much!

PS. For inspiration, check out the work of our previous intern Katy here.

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