Opportunity Center


organization:Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
position summary:

Camp-In Assistant
On-Call 19 hours or less per week

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking multiple on-call Camp-In Assistants to be responsible for several aspects of the Camp-In Program, including: workshop set up, greeting of campers upon arrival, meal preparation, distribution and clean up. Assistants are also responsible for supervision of campers, overnight and morning duties, and dismissal.

Must have working knowledge of (and demonstrated enthusiasm for) either educational or scientific disciplines, minimum 6 months of experience delivering educational programming, excellent customer service skills, and previous experience working with children. A Valid driver’s license and current CPR and first aid certification are required (training can be provided). Candidate must pass pre-employment and/or pre-duty checks, such as criminal background check, fingerprinting, and reference checks.

Please visit http://omsi.iapplicants.com/searchjobs.php for more information and to apply!

Pay: $9.25– $10.00 per hour.
Position Open Until Filled.

OMSI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Salary / Pay Rate:$9.25 - $10.00 per hour
Apply by:January 17, 2015


organization:United Community Action Network
position summary:

24 hrs/wk – 52 wks/yr
Ensure that low and no-income residents of Josephine County have access to and adequate quality and variety of nutritious foods through coordination of existing local donation programs. Support warehouse operations of the Regional Food Bank. Work with staff to identify and develop additional food resources in Josephine County.

Assist coordination of the Fresh Alliance Program, including identifying, maintaining and building community relationships, and ensuring that maximum use is being made of this resource. Work with existing locations to involve more participation, support existing involvement and ensure minimal program disruption during periods of change. Support the warehouse coordinator to ensure the smooth, safe and efficient operation of the Regional Food Bank, including pulling orders, sorting, stacking and organizing food. Cross-train other staff. Complete required reports in a timely and thorough manner and forward to the appropriate agency and/or department following all necessary Oregon Food Bank, UCAN, Housing and Community Services and USDA reporting requirements. Coordinate food drives and food drive support activities such as managing pick-up of donations and scheduling. Prepare reports as required and track results. Develop and conduct training activities to local organizations on effective food drive management. Develop understanding among food donors for the nutritional needs and abilities of target at-risk populations; primarily youth, seniors and the disabled. Interview, train, schedule and support the Fresh Alliance and Warehouse volunteers to ensure a high level of quality service. Participate in volunteer recruitment and recognition activities and special projects and events as needed. Participate in staff and volunteer training opportunities and meetings. NOTE: Regular and consistent attendance is required. Flexible work hours could be required.

Salary / Pay Rate:$9.88 - $14.60 / hour + Dental and Paid Time Off Benefits
Apply by:January 3, 2015


organization:Sabin SUN Community School
position summary:

"AKA Science is a fun, interactive after school science program for students in kindergarten through 6th grade. Kids participate in hands-on activities and experiments that nurture their curiosity and help them explore the world around them. AKA Science uses structured yet playful activities to get kids excited about learning. Students are asked to think about how things work—and they discover that science is fun!" -ImpactNW AKA Science description.

This Winter term position will run from January 12-March 5, 2015. We have 3 AKA Science classes that we are in need of instructors:

Monday, 3:15-4:30, K-3 Body Worlds. Science says....point to your brain hat! You'll also make a stethoscope, flex your silly muscles and walk away with a whoopie whistle.

Wednesday, 3:15-4:30, K-3 Body Worlds. Science says....point to your brain hat! You'll also make a stethoscope, flex your silly muscles and walk away with a whoopie whistle.

Thursday, 3:15-4:30, 4-5 Gross Anatomy. The human body is AMAZING (and gross). Create cool toys to discover what makes your heart beat, your lungs inflate, and your muscles move.

We are able to compensate instructors that are able to lead more than one class per week at $11-13/hour. If you are interested in instructing only one of these classes or aiding in one of our other many classes on a volunteer basis, we are more than happy to work with your schedule.

To Apply: please email your resume, a description of yourself and why you love working with elementary-age students to Kelsey at kelseyp@pps.net

We look forward to hearing from you!

Salary / Pay Rate:$11-13/hour
Apply by:January 3, 2015


organization:Mercy Corps
position summary:

The Mercy Corps Action Center is seeking a Curriculum Development Intern to research, design, and pilot a new experiential workshop for the Education Program.

This project will include, but is not limited to:
Becoming familiar with the structure and style of Action Center workshops
Researching themes for the new workshop that will include working cross departmentally with our region and theme-based program staff
Developing lesson activities using experiential methodologies
Creating all materials for the workshop using brand guidelines
Formatting the workshop into Mercy Corps Action Center workshop format guidelines
Using Common Core Standards as a guide throughout the workshop design process
Facilitating the workshop to a group of Mercy Corps staff members
Responding to emails, phone calls, and other communications in a timely fashion

Please apply here http://bit.ly/1BlhwTr or through mercycorps.org/interships

Salary / Pay Rate:This is an unpaid internship


organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

CODA is currently seeking a temporary Data Entry Specialist (part-time) to provide data entry support to our clinical programs by entering relevant information received from external sources into CODA's Electronic Medical Record system (EMR). The ideal candidate will have a passion for helping the most vulnerable populations. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a part time position who also has an interest in research data.

In this position, you would fulfill the following essential functions:

•Collect and organize external records to prepare for input.
•Input relevant information directly into Electronic Medical Record system.
•Distribute results and communicate relevant findings to appropriate parties.

The benefits for this position include flexible working hours and the ability to apply for career advancement opportunities as internal applicants. Employees have the opportunity to obtain valuable trainings and experience.

Applicants with the following qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply:
•High school diploma or GED.
•Experience working in a professional office setting for a minimum of 1 year and experience in a non-profit or healthcare environment.
•Ability to input data quickly, use basic MS Office programs, and effectively navigate and maintain client records in an EMR system.
•Ability to complete Good Clinical Practices module.
•Ability to use strong communications skills to effectively interact with others on the job, and maintain client confidentiality.

All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals in recovery must have a minimum of two years in recovery post-treatment to be considered for employment.

CODA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.


For additional information on CODA, our services, and our community, please visit http://www.codainc.org

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE


organization:Portland Jobs with Justice
position summary:

Portland Jobs with Justice (JwJ) is a 23-year-old coalition of 100 labor and community organizations and thousands of activists dedicated to building a movement for social justice. Portland JwJ is among the largest members of the national Jobs with Justice network. We are hiring an Executive Director to lead our staff of three. This position reports to our Executive Committee.

Responsibilities of the Executive Director include:

• Build, work with and lead our coalition, including leaders and activists from unions and community groups representing working and jobless people, people of color, women, immigrants and the rest of the 99%
• Help to shape a vision and strategies for implementing our work together
• Lead our Executive Committee, Steering Committee and other committees to get the organization’s work done
• Serve as the face of Portland JwJ in the community

Fundraising, Budget Oversight and Administration:
• Oversee fundraising efforts to build and maintain the coalition, including events, individual and organizational donor fundraising, proposal writing and membership development
• Oversight and ongoing development of JwJ’s $250,000 annual budget
• Supervise the other three staff members, including developing teamwork and accountability
• Insure that financial oversight and legal compliance needs are met for our 501c3 and 501c4 branches

Compensation and Benefits
Starting at $45,000-$55,000 DOE plus health and dental insurance, three weeks vacation, paid holidays, 401k with employer contribution.

To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to exec.jwjpdx@gmail.com by 5 pm Pacific time on February 2, 2015.

Women and people of color encouraged to apply; Portland Jobs with Justice is an affirmative action employer.

Salary / Pay Rate:Starting at $45,000-$55,000 DOE.
Apply by:January 31, 2015


organization:Bend Area Habitat for Humanity
position summary:


Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Bend Area Habitat for Humanity (BAHFH), an affiliate of Habitat International, is dedicated to providing affordable homeownership and home repair services for low-income families and individuals in Bend, Oregon and Crook County, Oregon.

The Bend area affiliate got its start in 1989 and is governed by a Board of Directors. BAHFH has built 106 homes that have helped more than 500 children and adults achieve their dreams of homeownership and break the cycle of poverty. In addition to providing new and completely renovated homes to partner families, BAHFH also has a home improvement program that helps low-income homeowners with repair projects such as roofing replacement, accessibility ramps and safety and health related alterations. The BAHFH ReStore is one of the most successful in the West, raising critical operating funds for the organization’s $1.6 million budget.

Organizational priorities over the next few years include increasing the number of families served; supporting and expanding performance from the highly qualified staff; increasing cash flow; and ensuring a successful expansion of the ReStore business, including completing a successful capital campaign.


Following are required qualifications and preferred skills, characteristics and experience sought in the next BAHFH Executive Director.

• Bachelors degree and graduate degree, or minimum five years equivalent management experience
• Commitment to the Habitat mission
• Strong sense of community
• High integrity
• Sense of humor


• Demonstrated strong people management skills and ability to develop, lead and nurture high performance, professional teams
• Excellent communication skills including interpersonal communication, writing, public speaking/presentation, as well as the ability to communicate and connect effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders
• Demonstrated resource development skills and a strong multi-year track record in fund raising success
• Extensive experience in developing and engaging in partnerships and building collaborative relationships
• Strategic thinker and planner, and ability to lead the Board and Staff in ongoing strategic planning and implementation efforts
• Have the financial understanding and business acumen to run and grow the $1.6 million business, including budgeting, forecasting and cash flow management

Other preferred background:

• Nonprofit background preferably with Habitat for Humanity
• Experience working with volunteers
• Conflict resolution experience
• Creative problem solver

(See job description posted on BAHFH website for further details.)


• Salary $80,000 median, depending on experience.
• Benefits include monthly stipend to purchase health insurance; dental insurance; SIMPLE IRA with match up to 3% annual salary; two weeks vacation, increasing with tenure, plus 14 holidays/floating days annually; flexible spending plan for health and daycare expenses


Interested and qualified candidates must email the following information by January 21, 2015 to: application@bendhabitat.org. Please specify “Habitat Application” in the email subject line.

• Complete Bend Area Habitat for Humanity Employment Application (can be downloaded at www.bendhabitat.org
• Cover letter that addresses:
- Why do you want the position?
- What makes you an exceptional candidate for the position?
- Provide two examples from your work experience that exemplify your leadership style.
- How did you hear about the position?
• Complete chronological resume, including dates of employment.
• Names and contact information for four professional references.

Upon receipt of your email submission you will receive an email notifying you of receipt. Please do not contact Bend Area Habitat for Humanity office for candidate selection status.

Bend Area Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary / Pay Rate:$80,000 median, depending on experience
Apply by:January 19, 2015


organization:United Communities AmeriCorps
position summary:

Position Summary: The primary goals of this project and position are to expand the reach of evidence based early literacy programs for children ages 0-6, build adult capacity to support children’s early literacy, to increase the frequency and quality of time spent reading between adults and children, and to increase children’s access to books, reading materials, and libraries. The mentor will provide individual shared reading interventions with at-risk toddlers and preschoolers, develop and implement family literacy activities, including small group parent/child story times, and distribute books to families and child care providers. Additionally the mentor will be a team leader for other volunteers conducting the Start Making a Reader Today (SMART) book sharing sessions. Approximately 70 % of member activity will involve direct contact with children and families. The remaining time will be spent in volunteer recruitment, team collaboration, training, planning, documentation and travel between sites.

Essential Responsibilities (to include, but not limited to):
•Conduct SMART book sharing sessions with preschool children
•Conduct small group story times at libraries and child care centers
•Plan and implement family literacy activities
•Distribute books and other literacy resources to families and early childhood programs
•Recruit and train SMART volunteers
•Plan activities and prepare materials to support group readings
•Complete and submit all necessary UCAN/AmeriCorps paperwork and reports in a timely manner.
•Attend and complete all UCAN/AmeriCorps training and service requirements including orientation, training's, team meetings and national service days.
•Wear AmeriCorps apparel and/or appropriate identifiers while performing service or attending official events.

Salary / Pay Rate:$1,100 per month stipend & $2,822.50 education award upon completion
Apply by:January 13, 2015


position summary:

In partnership with the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI), Ecotrust is working to conduct a one-year feasibility assessment that will:

1) gather information about the economic development needs of Tribes and Native American communities in the Pacific Northwest, and
2) explore one possible solution to these needs in the form of a model that would match early-career Native American professionals with organizations where they could learn and put into practice skills that are relevant to the needs of their communities.

The Project Coordinator will play a major role on the project team by providing key coordination and project support to Ecotrust and ATNI project staff. The individual will work closely with the Special Projects Manager to conduct all research activities for the feasibility assessment, as well as outreach to regional indigenous leaders and potential host organizations.

Salary / Pay Rate:Based on qualifications/experience
Apply by:December 29, 2014


organization:Impact NW
position summary:

Impact NW is a social service non-profit organization whose mission is to help people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty. Impact NW is looking for passionate individuals that support our mission is to help people prosper through a community of support.

SUN stands for Schools Uniting Neighborhoods. SUN Community Schools are school-based delivery sites for a comprehensive set of services including educational, enrichment, recreational, social and health services. It is a school serving as a support hub, with schools and communities working together to support the success of children and families and provide a comprehensive array of services.
The SUN School Extended-Day Instructor will work as an after school homework tutor, mentor, role model, or support person in our extended day enrichment classes. Students in the SUN Homework Club need your academic guidance with math concepts and problem solving strategies, reading, writing, and study skills. Curriculum will be provided for academic classes offered. Harvey Scott K8 School is located in NE Portland on NE Prescott St. between 66th and 68th Avenues. For more information on the school, please visit the website at http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools-c/profiles/?id=282
Hours: The Harvey Scott SUN program runs Monday-Thursday from 2:15-5:00pm. Winter term begins Monday, February 2. Extended Day Instructors may work from one to four days, between 3-12 hours per week. It is preferred that Instructors work Monday-Thursday to better build relationships and maintain consistency for students
Wage: $10-12 hourly.


Impact NW is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

To learn more about this position and apply online, please visit the website at:

To learn more about the different program and services Impact NW offers, please visit the website at: www.impactnw.org

Salary / Pay Rate:$10-12 hourly.