Wednesday, September 21, 2011


Happy Birthday, Reed! Yellow Brick Road has enjoyed a wonderful community partnership with Reed College over the years. It is our pleasure to celebrate their first 100 years of excellence in education and community service. Here's to the next 100 years!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Free YBR Training Event!

September 25, 2011

Janus Youth Programs and Yellow Brick Road invite YOU to our upcoming community training on Sunday, September 25. This training is free and open to the public but seating is limited so please R.S.V.P. for location. YBR trainings are a great way to meet our entire team of volunteers, outreach specialists and program supervisor to learn more about issues of youth homelessness and the many ways you can get involved and make a difference with Janus Youth Programs. There is absolutely no obligation to volunteer to attend. Our September 25th training will focus on critical funding updates, team safety on the streets and best practices methodology. Vegetarian lunch and coffee will be provided. Hope to see you there!

Please R.S.V.P. for location at

Thursday, September 08, 2011

The Standard's 2011 Volunteer Expo Fair

It was a pleasure meeting so many prospective volunteers at The Standard's 2011 Volunteer Expo at Pioneer Square in Portland, Oregon today! Special thanks to Megan at The Standard for her coordination of this fun and important community organizing event and all the folks who provided media coverage and support: KGW, OPB, KINK Radio Stations, Willamette Week, Portland Family and the Portland Business Journal. Thanks to Neal Sand and Heather Penzel, our very own Outreach Specialists, for representing Yellow Brick Road!

Tuesday, September 06, 2011


Project Metamorphosis is now accepting applications for the Recovery Transition Advocate (RTA) position. We are looking to hire dedicated people who have the demonstrated ability to act as clean & sober peers among 15-24 year old street-dependent youth, providing advocacy, referral, and support. This is a part-time entry-level position. No experience is necessary! Our mission is to engage and encourage youth to exit street life with innovative outreach and customized youth-friendly services integrating treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse as well as mental health support. We encourage diversity!


1 year clean and sober time (required)

High school diploma or GED

Experience and/or knowledge of the issues of homelessness and drug and alcohol addiction.

A pre-employment drug screening (required)

For an application and more information please visit DePaul Treatment Centers and click 'Metamorphosis Application'.

Applications and resume are due by 5pm Tuesday September 13, 2011.