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Get Involved

Here are a few ways you can be a part of Caldera.



Volunteers are crucial to our mission. We are specifically looking for help with special events, youth program support, administrative projects and artists with youth experience.

If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer, please fill out the application below and email to Call 503.937.7594 or email if you have any questions.


Volunteer Application



Founded in 1996, Caldera is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. All of our programs are offered at no cost to our students and are made possible through generous donations from individuals, corporations and grants from private, public, and government foundations.

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