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organization:Catholic Charities (Portlant)
position summary:

The Board of Directors is seeking a visionary leader with the experience and demonstrated accomplishments to suc-cessfully navigate and collaboratively lead the next phase of CC’s growth. The Executive Director must bring a passion for CC, leadership capabilities for staff, board and volunteers, a demonstrated track record of managing successful outcomes for programs and, the capability to diversify fundraising revenues.

This individual must possess intellectual horsepower, and be naturally persuasive, fair, and accountable. He/she will hold true to the teachings and morals of Roman Catholic teachings. The new Executive Director will lead based on core ethics of collaboration, self- improvement and a deep appreciation for cultural and ethnic diversity packaged with a drive for excellence.

CC is located in Portland, OR, a growing metropolitan area of some 2.5 million people. The Portland business com-munity ranges from small non-profit organizations to Fortune 500 businesses to environmental technology companies. Portland is well known for its quality of life, featuring a variety of restaurants, residential neighborhoods, and a lively arts and culture scene. Outdoor activities include bicycling, hiking and skiing, with the mountains and beach within 70 miles of the city.

CC is offering excellent compensation, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

Salary / Pay Rate:Annual

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organization:Oregon Food Bank
position summary:

To Apply: Please submit an application, cover letter and resume to jobs@oregonfoodbank.org. Instructions, application form, and complete job description are available on our website: http://www.oregonfoodbank.org/About-Us/Employment.

Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2014

Who we are:
The Oregon Food Bank provides food, education and hope to our neighbors in need.
 -We are collaborative. At the center of a network of over 950 partners, OFB’s work is done in collaboration with organizations throughout Oregon and in Clark County, WA.
 -We focus on freshness. OFB’s Produce Initiative and Fresh Alliance Programs bring fresh food to into the emergency food distribution system.
 -We champion self-reliance. OFB’s education courses build partnerships to increase self-reliance and improve health.
 -We advocate for change. OFB advocates for public policies and programs that address the root causes of hunger.

Who we are looking for:
The Community Food Programs Coordinator oversees the operations, logistics and coordination of existing food distribution programs, develops new food distribution programs, recruits and trains volunteers and community partners to implement programs, establishes program standards and ensures programs follow the standards, develops and implements improvement and enhancement activities for existing programs, conducts program evaluation activities and analysis, and provides technical assistance, advice and support to food distribution programs throughout Oregon Food Bank’s (OFB) four branches.

This position is located at our Beaverton office with regular travel to our NE Portland branch and periodic travel to SE Oregon and Tillamook County. This position will also drive frequently for work performed in the community.

Who you are:
You care deeply about people experiencing hunger. You believe that no one should be hungry; that communities thrive when people are nourished; that hunger starves the human spirit and that together, we can solve hunger. You have strong program management skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team setting. You thrive at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders. You think creatively, can respond to a changing environment, and have excellent problem solving skills. You have a strong interest in community organizing, community food systems and hunger/poverty issues, and have the ability to design innovative programs that improve food access in underserved areas.

Primary Responsibilities:
 -Develop, monitor, implement, and evaluate programs which provide food assistance to people in need within Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington Counties.
 -Provide technical assistance, advice, and logistical support for existing food distribution programs within OFB’s four branches (including, but not limited to Community Basket, Harvest Share, Rural Harvest Share, Migrant Camp Outreach, Senior Brown Bag, Kids Pack, Mobile Pantry).
 -Develop new food distribution programs as needed (for example to serve seniors or other underserved populations) and work with the Agency Capacity and Education Team, Southeast Oregon Services, Tillamook County Services and community partners to implement new programs as needed. Oversee operations and logistics of food distribution programs in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties. Place food orders for distributions. Develop and implement project plans and timelines. Recruit, train and supervise volunteers.
 -Ensure OFB’s food distribution programs follow Feeding America program requirements and best practices.
 -Track program activities and create quarterly program reports.

Skills and experience of the ideal candidate:
 -Strong background in program coordination and project management.
 -Experience working with and supervising volunteers of all ages from diverse socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
 -Experience in community organizing, group facilitation, or community development.
 -Ability to manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail; ability to handle interruptions, maintain focus on tasks and produce accurate work.
 -Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to make presentations and develop reports that may include technical information.
 -Bi-lingual (Spanish/English, Russian/English) and bi-cultural skills strongly preferred.

About Oregon Food Bank:

Our Mission: To eliminate hunger and its root cause…because no one should be hungry.

OREGON FOOD BANK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE. Minimum pay grade is $37,971 per year.
Apply by:April 30, 2014

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organization:Oregon Food Bank
position summary:

To Apply: Please submit an application, cover letter and resume to jobs@oregonfoodbank.org. Instructions, application form, and complete job description are available on our website: http://www.oregonfoodbank.org/About-Us/Employment.

Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2014

Who we are:
The Oregon Food Bank provides food, education and hope to our neighbors in need.
 -We are collaborative. At the center of a network of over 950 partners, OFB’s work is done in collaboration with organizations throughout Oregon and in Clark County, WA.
 -We focus on freshness. OFB’s Produce Initiative and Fresh Alliance Programs bring fresh food to into the emergency food distribution system.
 -We champion self-reliance. OFB’s education courses build partnerships to increase self-reliance and improve health.
 -We advocate for change. OFB advocates for public policies and programs that address the root causes of hunger.

Who we are looking for:
The Child Hunger Program Coordinator (CHPC) implements Oregon Food Bank’s (OFB) school pantry program, which provides food assistance to families with children through three models – onsite food pantries that maintain regular open hours within the schools, a monthly food distribution that takes place in the school gym or cafeteria, or regular produce distributions held at schools or in conjunction with summer feeding sites. The CHPC works closely with partner organizations, school staff and school district administration to ensure consistent implementation of program standards and to expand the program to new schools.

This position is located at our Beaverton office with regular travel to our NE Portland branch and periodic travel to SE Oregon and Tillamook County. This position will also drive frequently for work performed in the community.

Who you are:
You care deeply about people experiencing hunger. You believe that no one should be hungry; that communities thrive when people are nourished; that hunger starves the human spirit and that together, we can solve hunger. You have strong program management skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team setting. You thrive at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders. You think creatively, can respond to a changing environment, and have excellent problem solving skills. You have a strong interest in community organizing, community food systems and hunger/poverty issues, and have the ability to design innovative programs that improve food access in underserved areas.

Primary Responsibilities:
 -Oversee operations and logistics of OFB’s child hunger programs. Develop and implement project plans and timelines. Recruit, train and supervise volunteers. Educate community members about OFB’s approach to child hunger.
 -Provide training, technical assistance, advice, and logistical support for school pantries within Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Tillamook, Harney and Malheur Counties. Plan and attend community meetings focused on childhood hunger throughout OFB’s four branches.
 -Develop partnerships with non-profit organizations, school staff and administration, and other interested groups to implement successful school pantry programs. Build community partnerships that facilitate the development and/or expansion of successful school pantry programs.
 -Implement comprehensive evaluation activities of food distribution programs to assess the success and make recommendations for program improvement. Based on evaluation results, change, close, or develop new program sites as needed.
 -Participate in Feeding America forums related to school pantries and child hunger. Research other programs across the statewide and national network. Suggest and implement program changes and innovations. Ensure School Pantries follow Feeding America program requirements and best practices.
 -Develop, monitor, implement, and evaluate programs, including outreach and training materials for school pantries. Track program activities and create quarterly program reports.

Skills and experience of the ideal candidate:
 -Strong background in program coordination and project management.
 -Experience working with schools, school staff, or other child-focused programs.
 -Experience working with and supervising volunteers of all ages from diverse socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
 -Experience in community organizing, group facilitation, or community development.
 -Ability to manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail; ability to handle interruptions, maintain focus on tasks and produce accurate work.
 -Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to make presentations and develop reports that may include technical information.
 -Bi-lingual (Spanish/English or Russian/English) and bi-cultural skills strongly preferred.

About Oregon Food Bank:

Our Mission: To eliminate hunger and its root cause…because no one should be hungry.

OREGON FOOD BANK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE. Minimum pay grade is $37,971 per year.
Apply by:April 30, 2014

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organization:NAYA Family Center
position summary:

Position: In-Home Safety and Reunification Services (ISRS) Support Specialist

Department/Program: Family Services Department; Foster Care Program

Compensation: Starts at $15.00 hourly or commensurate with experience

Benefits: Paid time off is based on tenure with the agency and includes accruals of sick and vacation hours (see agency Personnel Policy manual for PTO accrual rates). NAYA recognizes ten paid holidays per calendar year. NAYA also provides medical, dental, and vision insurance, a Flexible Spending Account, and Life Insurance. Employees may enroll in a 401K retirement plan after 1 year of employment.

Hours: General working hours are 9am-6pm; flexible work schedule available upon approval; evenings and occasional weekends, as assigned.

Supervision: No supervisory requirements

Reports To: Foster Care Services Manager

Job Location: Portland, OR

Created/Revised: April 2014

Position Description:

The ISRS Support Specialist provides a full range of professional social work services to maintain safe home environment and prevent out of home placement of children. Responsibilities include providing case management services to In-Home Safety and Reunification Services (ISRS) family systems, with a caseload that includes Native American families in Multnomah County referred by Protective Services workers. This position is primarily a direct service position (80%), with the balance of the time (20%) spent performing administrative tasks.

Essential Functions:

 Provide a full range of in-home, culturally appropriate case management to families during all stages of service, including:
o Implementing thorough, accurate, and timely client file management techniques (both electronic and paper records management) in compliance with funding sources, strength based interventions, and priorities of the Family Services Director and Executive Director
o Making independent decisions about how to provide support for families based on a thorough assessment of client needs
o Planning and providing orientation/onboarding, interventions (including Protective Action Plans), activities, counseling, and support for families
o Conducting both announced and unannounced home visits
o Maintaining ongoing contact with clients/families on caseload using a variety of appropriate communication methods (in-person, electronic, postal mail, etc.)
 Maintain regular office hours both at NAYA Family Center and Multnomah County Child Welfare offices
 Prepare timely and accurate reports to a variety of entities, including the NAYA Finance Department, Department of Human Services, and Multnomah Education Service District
 Maintain and develop resource list and resources for clients/families, both independently and through attendance at resource fairs
 Develop curriculum and facilitate group work (including Family Group Conferences and Family Team Decision Making)
 Disburse client assistance funds (including family grants, support services, youth bus tickets, and school supplies) in compliance with funding sources and Family Services Department priorities
Additional Duties:
 Other duties as assigned by Foster Care Services Manager
 Additional ISRS Support Specialist Duties:
 Develop curriculum and facilitate group work (including Family Group Conferences and Family Team Decision Making)
 Disburse client assistance funds (including family grants, support services, youth bus tickets, and school supplies) in compliance with funding sources and Family Services Department priorities
Additional Duties:
 Other duties as assigned by Foster Care Services Manager
 Additional ISRS Support Specialist Duties:
o Continually collaborate with local and state public, private, and tribal social services agencies to meet the unique and ever-changing needs of families
 Additional NAYA Family Center Duties:
o Understand and adhere to confidentiality
o Coordinate wraparound services effectively with other NAYA Family Center programs and staff
o Input data, and maintain NAYA and/or contractually required information database systems to track client information
 Includes entering client data, assisting and/or preparing periodic reports
 Database examples include but are not limited to: Efforts to Outcome (ETO), eSIS, Counselor Max, SAGE Fund Accounting, Raisers Edge, etc.
o Participate in trainings and/or meetings to ensure program outcomes are achieved
o Represent NAYA with the utmost professionalism at community events and other public relations opportunities
o Work as an active member of departmental team
o Participate actively in cross-departmental team projects
o Contribute to fostering a safe and secure environment for community members and staffo Continually collaborate with local and state public, private, and tribal social services agencies to meet the unique and ever-changing needs of families

 Additional NAYA Family Center Duties:
o Understand and adhere to confidentiality
o Coordinate wraparound services effectively with other NAYA Family Center programs and staff
o Input data, and maintain NAYA and/or contractually required information database systems to track client information
 Includes entering client data, assisting and/or preparing periodic reports
 Database examples include but are not limited to: Efforts to Outcome (ETO), eSIS, Counselor Max, SAGE Fund Accounting, Raisers Edge, etc.
o Participate in trainings and/or meetings to ensure program outcomes are achieved
o Represent NAYA with the utmost professionalism at community events and other public relations opportunities
o Work as an active member of departmental team
o Participate actively in cross-departmental team projects
o Contribute to fostering a safe and secure environment for community members and staff

Salary / Pay Rate:Starts at $15.00 hourly or commensurate with experience

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organization:Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest
position summary:

JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST is hiring a Jesuit Volunteer Program Manager (PM) to begin in late June/early July, 2014. The full-time position based in Portland, OR, is responsible for managing all aspects of the Jesuit Volunteer (JV) program centered upon the mission of Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest and the four JVC Northwest values. The PM is the supervisor and facilitator of the program coordinator team comprised of all the program coordinators (PCs). The PM works closely with the AmeriCorps program manager to ensure program alignment with grant requirements. The position requires supervisory experience or commensurate leadership experience, excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills, and one to two years working directly with people living on the margins of society, preferably as a Jesuit Volunteer. Prior experience in development and delivery and/or management of programs and/or retreats preferred.

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE
Apply by:May 3, 2014

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organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

CODA: Building health and recovery through compassionate, evidence-based care.

We are currently looking for a Skills Trainer (full-time) to join our treatment team in Portland, OR. In this position, you would fulfill the following essential functions:

• Provide clinical services within scope of practice as indicated in the individual’s service and support (treatment) plan and directed by the multi-disciplinary team. Direct services as percentage of total allocated work per week must be provided at levels consistent with agency policy.
• Provide medication management services including education and training to assist the individual, family, or other caretaker in the proper management of prescribed medication regimens, drug interactions, and side effects.
• Make accurate and complete notations in the electronic medical record documenting significant information concerning the individual and summarizing progress made relevant to objectives and activities outlined in treatment plans.
• Conduct risk assessment and follow written crisis plans as needed to resolve the crisis or address other needs of the individual to assist in accessing crisis services, seeking supervision proactively.

This position is eligible for a generous benefits program including medical, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k), paid time off and extensive professional development and training. Employees also receive priority consideration for career advancement opportunities.

This position requires the following qualifications:
• Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Sociology OR a combination of at least 3 years’ related work, education, or training in mental health and/or addiction.
• Must be credentialed by agency as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA).
• Able to articulate basic medical terminology, understand and implement nursing delegation duties, and demonstrate basic understanding of substance dependence and co-occurring disorders on recovery and functioning.
• Must have current driver’s license and be able to drive agency vehicle while on daily appointments, able to drive multi-passenger van, and pass DMV background check. (This requirement may not be needed for night shift.)

CODA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

To be considered for this position, please apply online at: https://www11.ultirecruit.com/COD1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=443

To see a list of all our current job openings, please see our careers page:
http://www.codainc.org/working-at-coda/

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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organization:Food Works
position summary:

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Position Summary:
Food Works is a youth empowerment and employment program in North Portland that engages 35 teenage youth in all aspects of operating a 2 acre organic farm on Sauvie Island. In the Food Works program youth focus on growing 4 things: business, community, farm, and themselves. Food Works youth grow their vegetable business by selling and marketing produce at farmer’s markets and local grocery stores, to grow their community by supporting community gardens, mentoring smaller children and providing free vegetables to their neighbors, to grow their farm by managing a one-acre certified organic vegetable farm on Sauvie Island, and to grow themselves through leadership development, work readiness support, and transferable work skills such as public speaking and customer service. The Food Works Summer Program is an opportunity for youth to focus specifically on personal growth, engagement in the community, and hands on experience on the farm. The Program Leader will have an opportunity to join the youth in their work.

Support the leadership of an 8-week youth summer program designed for and by teenagers living in public housing communities in North Portland. The Summer Program Leader will meet with summer program youth four days a week in the public housing communities where Village Gardens works, on the Food Works Farm on Sauvie Island, and at hunger relief organizations. The program leader will be responsible for coordinating transportation, delivering workshops, and supporting youth to meet the standards and expectations of the program. As the primary adult support to a team of 10 youth participants, this position will be a good opportunity to practice and grow in youth development skills and creating positive youth-adult partnerships. The Summer Program Leader will receive training and support from current Food Works staff before and during the summer program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Meet daily (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) through out June, July and August with 10 youth participants of the Food Works Summer Program.
2. Provide supervisory support for youth participants and help them to meet the standards and expectations of the program.
3. Model and hold safe space for all participants.
4. Assist in leading skill development workshops and trainings for youth participants.
5. Coordinating transportation for volunteer youth participants in the summer program. (occasionally driving the program 12-passenger van)
6. Do farm and garden work with youth participants in the community and at the Food Works Farm.

Schedule: The Summer Program Leader’s weekly schedule is Tuesday- Friday 9am-3pm. We ask that you commit to participate in all weekly scheduled shifts and volunteer a total of 24-30 hours a week. The Food Works youth schedule runs Tuesday through Saturday. Opportunities to participate in other program activities are available and encouraged.

Internship Benefits:
1. Trimet Bus Pass (July and August)
2. Weekly access to fresh organic produce from the Food Works Farm.
3. School Credit (Intern responsible to coordinate with his/her college or university.)
4. Gain experience. Working at Food Works is a great opportunity to practice and grow in youth development skills, participate in creating positive youth-adult partnerships, and experience great hands-on farming and farmer’s market experience.

Working Conditions:
1. Involves working on a daily basis in a subsidized apartment community where families struggle to meet basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, transportation, childcare and medical care.
2. Involves working in an outside, gardening environment with variable weather conditions.
3. May involve exposure to communicable diseases which can encompass a variety of illnesses and infections including tuberculosis, Hepatitis A, B, C, infectious meningitis and HIV.
4. May involve exposure to upset, angry, severely traumatized and/or emotionally disturbed adolescents and families.

To Apply:

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume to Leslie Heimer, the Food Works Youth Program Leader at lheimer@janusyouth.org or mail it to:

Attn: Leslie Heimer
Janus Youth Programs
707 NE Couch St
Portland, OR 97232

Application Deadline: Review of applications and interviews of applicants will be ongoing, until the position is filled.

Salary / Pay Rate:Unpaid

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organization:Food Works
position summary:

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Position Summary:

Food Works is a youth empowerment and employment program in North Portland that engages 35 teenage youth in all aspects of operating a 2 acre organic farm on Sauvie Island. In the Food Works program youth focus on growing their business, farm, community, and self. Youth have the opportunity to grow a vegetable business by selling and marketing produce at farmer’s markets and local grocery stores, to grow their community by supporting community gardens, mentoring smaller children and providing free vegetables to their neighbors, to grow their farm by managing a one-acre certified organic vegetable farm on Sauvie Island, and to grow themselves through leadership development, work readiness support, and transferable work skills such as public speaking and customer service. The Program Assistant will have an opportunity to join the Food Works youth in their work.

The Farmers Market Program Assistant position focuses on supporting the Food Works youth market business. The Program Assistant will provide support to a team of youth each week at a Saturday Farmer’s Market, providing back-up to the youth, guidance, and transportation of produce and supplies to the market. The program assistant will assist Village Gardens to launch a new weekly community marketplace in New Columbia that will encourage local residents to participate as prepared food, market garden/farmers, or micro-enterprise vendors. Food Works youth will also participate as produce vendors and through ‘veggies on the street” a youth initiated cooking demonstration table. The program assistant will also have the opportunity to assist in coordinating the Food Works’ CSA preparation and drop site. In addition, The Program Assistant will also have the opportunity to participate in the work of the farm, attend special events, and be an active member of our leadership team.

The Program Assistant position provides adult support to a team of youth participants, this position will be a good opportunity to practice and grow in youth development skills and creating positive youth-adult partnerships, as well as great hands-on farming and farmer’s market experience. The Program Assistant will receive training and support from current Food Works staff before and during the summer months.

Schedule:
The Farmer’s Market Program Assistant’s weekly schedule is Thursday 11am to 7pm, Friday 9am to 3pm, and Saturday 6am to 4pm. We ask that you commit to participate in all weekly scheduled shifts and volunteer a total of 20-30 hours a week. The Food Works youth schedule runs Tuesday through Saturday. Opportunities to participate in other program activities are available and encouraged.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide support for youth participants and help them to meet the standards and expectations of the program at the Saturday Farmer’s Market each week.
2. Provide excellent customer service, cash handling, and produce display and inventory.
3. Provide detailed record keeping for farm harvest, farmers market, and CSA & retail sales.
4. Provide support to community market place by assisting with set-up, break down, vedor relations, and other tasks as assigned.
5. Assist in coordinating weekly CSA produce drop site by providing transportation.
6. Model and hold safe space for all participants.
7. Provide harvest support on Friday harvest days. Do all farm and garden work with youth participants.
8. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor, program director or chief executive officer.

Internship Benefits:

1. Weekly access to fresh organic produce from the Food Works Farm.
2. School Credit (Intern responsible to coordinate with his/her college or university.)
3. Gain experience. Working at Food Works is a great opportunity to practice and grow in youth development skills, participate in creating positive youth-adult partnerships, and experience great hands-on farming and farmer’s market experience.

Working Conditions:

1. Involves working on a daily basis in a subsidized apartment community where families struggle to meet basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, transportation, childcare and medical care.
2. Involves working in an outside, gardening environment with variable weather conditions.
3. May involve exposure to communicable diseases which can encompass a variety of illnesses and infections including tuberculosis, Hepatitis A, B, C, infectious meningitis and HIV.
4. May involve exposure to upset, angry, severely traumatized and/or emotionally disturbed adolescents and families.

Salary / Pay Rate:Unpaid

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organization:Food Works
position summary:

Food Works is a youth empowerment and employment program in North Portland that engages 35 teenage youth in all aspects of operating a 2 acre organic farm on Sauvie Island. In the Food Works program youth focus on growing their business, farm, community, and self. Youth have the opportunity to grow a vegetable business by selling and marketing produce at farmer’s markets and local grocery stores, to grow their community by supporting community gardens, mentoring smaller children and providing free vegetables to their neighbors, to grow their farm by managing a two-acre certified organic vegetable farm on Sauvie Island, and to grow themselves through leadership development, work readiness support, and transferable work skills such as public speaking and customer service. The Cooking and Nutrition program facilitator will have an opportunity to join the Food Works youth in their work.

The Cooking and Nutrition Program Facilitator position focuses on supporting the Food Works cooking and nutrition program by partnering with youth to create healthy menus utilizing recipes based on food grown on the Food Works farm. Each Thursday youth choose a “veggie of the week”, and research it’s origin, history, nutritional value, and cooking use. The youth plan a meal featuring this vegetable and create a creative information presentation to be shared at our community lunch. These recipes will be used to prepare and cook a healthy lunch for the whole youth crew on our Wednesday harvest days and will be used and distributed during Thursday “Veggies on the Street” cooking demonstrations in the community. The Cooking and Nutrition Program Facilitator will also have the opportunity to participate in the work of the farm, attend special events, and be an active member of our leadership team.

The Cooking and Nutrition Program position will be a good opportunity to practice and grow in youth development skills and creating positive youth-adult partnerships, engage youth in learning cooking skills, build healthy eating habits and an appreciation for good food, as well as great hands-on farming and farmer’s market experience. This position will receive training and support from current Food Works staff before and during the summer months.

Schedule:
The Cooking and Nutrition Program facilitator’s weekly schedule is Wednesday 9am to 3pm, Thursday 9am to 3pm, and Friday 9am to 3pm. We ask that you commit to participate in all weekly scheduled shifts and volunteer a total of 18-30 hours a week. Participation in youth work shifts allow for key opportunities to build relationships with participants.

Internship Benefits:

1. Weekly access to fresh organic produce from the Food Works Farm.
2. School Credit (Intern responsible to coordinate with his/her college or university).
3. Gain experience. Working at Food Works is a great opportunity to practice and grow in youth development skills, participate in creating positive youth-adult partnerships, and experience great hands-on farming and farmer’s market experience.

Salary / Pay Rate:Unpaid

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organization:Wild Salmon Center
position summary:

The Executive Assistant is a full-time, regular non-exempt position envisioned at 40 hours per week and is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package. The person in this position provides outstanding administrative support to the President & CEO and the Executive Vice President. S/he is responsible for ensuring that all executive logistics are successfully handled on a day-to-day basis. S/he will provide support for the Board of Directors and Board Committee meetings, and other organizational needs as necessary. The Executive Assistant will serve as a primary liaison between the CEO and major donor supporters and Board members. The ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt within a moment’s notice, remain professional at all times, and work effectively independently and collaboratively.

Key Responsibilities
• Maintain and coordinate the CEO’s correspondence and calendar, including scheduling meetings and phone calls, and resolving scheduling conflicts.
• Organize all travel including donor-related trips (both international and domestic) including maintaining passport and visa status.
• Take accurate, complete notes on verbal reports from the CEO and maintain a follow-up system with actions items and due dates.
• Perform accurate and complete data entry into Raiser’s Edge, WSC’s donor database, and maintain timely and accurate records, following all database procedures.
• Proactively draft thank you letters and other correspondence for review and signature.
• Receive, screen and prioritize communications to the CEO, including phone calls and e-mail messages.
• Assist in the preparation of presentations and reports for meetings, and the planning and material development for conferences and Board meetings.
• Responsible for update and distribution of the annual Board Handbook.
• Prepare check requests, travel advances and purchase orders; compile and submit expense reports.
• Track vacation, sick days, out-of-office days for the CEO and relay information to Human Resources.
• Provide general administrative team support, including receiving and sending mail, phone reception, organizational events, and fundraising and programmatic projects.
• Other tasks, as needed.

Salary / Pay Rate:depends on experience
Apply by:May 29, 2014