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organization:Earth Advantage
position summary:

About Earth Advantage
Our mission is to accelerate the creation of better buildings. We use an innovation model that transforms our real-world experience into products and services that advance building performance. Earth Advantage certifies, researches, educates, and incubates to help realize a building industry that harmonizes with the natural environment. Visit earthadvantage.org for more information.

Role Description
We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, very high standards in everything they do, and an ability to deftly juggle conflicting priorities. This person should enjoy planning and organizing, but also be able to shift gears quickly. Exceptional customer service is crucial.

• Maintain the inspection schedule for single-family and multi-family construction
• Set-up homes and complete final processing of home certification via multiple online databases and cloud servers.
• Prepare, print, and mail certificates
• Interface with program stakeholders, vendors, and clients regarding program requirements, QA, trainings, forms, etc.
• Create and customize Salesforce reports
• Review all inspection reports for accuracy and to ensure that all required forms are received and inspections scheduled
• Maintain equipment calibration logs per RESNET standards
• Assist with developing and refining certification programs. This includes researching, writing or rewriting measures, and editing.
• Respond to upcoming changes in program requirements, as necessary.
• Other duties as assigned. Job duties are subject to change.

To Apply
Please submit the following materials to apply for this position (PDF or Word format). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

• Resume
• Cover letter detailing qualifications and salary requirements
• Three professional references (can provide on request, if preferred)

Email application materials to: jobs@earthadvantage.org

Subject line should read: “Technical Department Administrator – Last name, First name”

Salary / Pay Rate:$36,000-$42,000

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organization:Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette
position summary:

Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette (PPCW) is seeking a Human Resources Generalist with at least 3 years of comprehensive experience with employee relations and investigations, performance management, recruitment, training delivery, policy development and documentation, labor relations, and direct supervision of one or more staff. This is a full-time position and based in Portland, OR.

Since 1963, PPCW has provided a broad range of sexual and reproductive health care, family planning and other medical services; trained and educated community members on issues of sexuality; and advocated for the protection of reproductive rights and freedom in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Each year, more than 55,000 women, men and teens visit one of PPCW's six health centers. We provide a wide range of education programs and health care services, including low-cost birth control, emergency contraception, gynecological exams, breast cancer screenings, cervical cancer detection and treatment, sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and treatment, vasectomy, and pregnancy testing and options counseling. Less than five percent of PPCW services are for early abortion care.

Apply online via our website at www.ppcw.org.

Salary / Pay Rate:Salary
Apply by:October 29, 2014

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organization:Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette
position summary:

Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette (PPCW) is seeking an experienced Grant Writer to join our Development team. The Grant Writer will manage all aspects of PPCW’s grant writing efforts and participate in other fundraising activities as needed. Responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects (such as electronic health records, sexual health education, and community outreach and health equity programs) and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects.

Since 1963, PPCW has provided a broad range of sexual and reproductive health care, family planning and other medical services; trained and educated community members on issues of sexuality; and advocated for the protection of reproductive rights and freedom in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Each year, more than 55,000 women, men and teens visit one of PPCW's six health centers. We provide a wide range of education programs and health care services, including low-cost birth control, emergency contraception, gynecological exams, breast cancer screenings, cervical cancer detection and treatment, sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and treatment, vasectomy, and pregnancy testing and options counseling. Less than five percent of PPCW services are for early abortion care.

Apply online via our website at www.ppcw.org.

This is a full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk) and the primary work location is at our Regional Service Center in NE Portland. Workdays will occur Monday – Friday, however may include evening and weekend hours as needed due to business needs. Workdays during the initial trial service period may vary.

To be considered for this position, you must include a letter of interest along with your resume. It is recommended that you upload the resume and cover letter as one document.

This is a union represented position; internal applicants who meet the minimum qualification and skills required will be given preference. Resumes will be accepted until we have enough qualified candidates or through Friday, November 7th. The base starting rate of pay is $19.00/hr.

PPCW offers 3.4 weeks of paid time off, 8 paid holidays and paid medical, dental and vision insurance for full time employees. Benefits are pro-rated for part-time positions.

Salary / Pay Rate:$19.00 an hour
Apply by:November 5, 2014

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organization:Northwest Housing Alternatives
position summary:

Announcement: Northwest Housing Alternatives seeks an Office Manager

The Office Manager is directly responsible for the efficient operation of the front office of NHA. The Office Manager also provides primary support to the various departments of NHA. The Office Manager reports to the Director of Finance and Administration. This position is exempt and salaried. Employment is contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES of this position include, but are not limited to:

1. Manage office systems including:
- Purchase office supplies, equipment, letterhead and special forms and implement a system for order tracking and maintaining a proper level of inventory
- Maintain inventory system for office equipment with warranties
- Research new purchases of equipment
- Provide user support for phone and copier systems
- Arrange for necessary maintenance of phone and copier systems
- Work with management in establishing and maintaining centralized filing systems
- Design or update forms and policy and procedure manuals
- Explore options to increase efficiency and reduce costs within the office
- Work with volunteers to supplement the NHA administrative function

2. Manage the information technology (IT) infrastructure for the organization including:
- Installation and maintenance of computer stations
- Some end user support
- Coordination with our IT consultant and other IT vendors
- Company-wide Outlook calendars and contact list
- Website maintenance

3. Manage the referral of individuals and information to the various departments including:
- Open and distribute mail to appropriate individuals
- Reception of phone and in-person contacts
- Information referral for individuals seeking housing assistance
- Work with shelter staff to coordinate incoming donations

4. Special projects to support individual departments including:
- Review, proof and final format documents prior to mailing or distribution
- Assist departments with mass mailings and other correspondence
- Assist with assigned research
- Photocopy, prepare electronic copies and assemble documents for large grant and development project applications
- Coordinate staff attendance and travel plans for conferences and trainings

5. Provide administrative support for:
- Board meetings - assemble and mail board packets, order refreshments, and take minutes at the monthly board meetings
- Maintain organizational documents such as board rosters, board books, and other necessary archives relating to the organization(s)

6. Other duties may include:
- Assist in maintaining databases
- Plan events for staff and board recognition such as birthdays, anniversaries, departures and holiday gatherings. Plan and organize office events such as retreats, file days, volunteer activities or work parties
- Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
The position of Office Manager requires:
- An associate’s degree plus three to five years of related experience
- Excellent organizational skills as well as attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to interact professionally with co-workers, clients, outside agencies and board members
- Excellent oral and written communications skills
- Knowledge and ability to troubleshoot computer station and server issues in coordination with IT consultants
- Interest in learning new skills
- Word processing and Excel skills
- Access database experience
- Experience using multi-line telephone system, office machines, computers, internet and fax machines
- Valid driver’s license
- A successful candidate will be able to pass a criminal background check

Northwest Housing Alternatives (NHA) is located in Milwaukie, OR. Our mission is to provide affordable housing to Oregonians with low incomes including families, seniors, people with disabilities, and people experiencing homelessness. NHA is committed to supporting a diverse workforce and does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual preference or any other status protected by law.

NHA has been recognized by Oregon Business Magazine as one of the 100 Best Non Profits to work for from 2009 to 2013.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to: info@nwhousing.org. The job will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

Salary / Pay Rate:Wage is dependent upon experience

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organization:Northwest Housing Alternatives
position summary:

The Annie Ross House is seeking a dynamic person to join our shelter team to support families experiencing homelessness and ensure the safety of the campus during the weekend. Northwest Housing Alternatives has operated the Annie Ross House for 28 years and is an excellent non-profit working to create opportunity through the provision of affordable housing.

This position reports on Sundays at 12:30pm until 10:30pm and Mondays 4:30pm to 11pm. It is a part-time, non-exempt position. Wage is dependent upon experience with a range of $12.50/hr. to $13.50/hr.

A successful candidate will have a combination of education and/or work experience around issues related to poverty, families experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse, or mental health. This position is largely focused on supporting parents with their children staying in shelter. Experienced working with parents and providing support around parenting skills is preferred. Candidates should also have a demonstrated ability to work with families from diverse cultural backgrounds, have excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable working independently and in a team environment. Having knowledge of crisis intervention and de-escalation skills is desired. A successful candidate will be able to pass a criminal background check.

We value the strength diversity brings to our workplace. Bi-lingual skills in Spanish is desired.

Northwest Housing Alternatives (NHA) is committed to supporting a diverse workforce and does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual preference or any other status protected by law.

NHA has been recognized by Oregon Business Magazine as one of the 100 Best Non Profits to work for from 2009 to 2013.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to: info@nwhousing.org. The job will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

Salary / Pay Rate:Wage is dependent upon experience with a range of $12.50/hr. to $13.50/hr.

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organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

We are currently sourcing for an experienced Director of Finance with a passion for getting things done and an appreciation for details. The Finance Director reports to the Executive Director and partners with the Director of Revenue and other senior management to develop and implement strategies to ensure the sustainability of the organization, with specific emphasis on accurate and timely financial reporting.

Primary Areas of Oversight
•Accounting Supervision, Workflow and Work Product.
•Financial Management and Reporting.
•Budget Development and Implementation.
•Audit/Tax and Banking Relationships.
•Development/Implementation of Policies and Procedures.
•Internal Controls.
•Revenue and Accounting Departments.
•Billing and Collections.
•Cash Flow Management and Revenue Cycle Review.

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

Required Qualifications
•Bachelor degree in finance or accounting; CPA preferred.
•Minimum of ten years "hands-on" experience in senior accounting roles with emphasis on leading accounting teams, preferably in a non-profit or healthcare environment.
•Experience managing accounting, budgeting, control and reporting for a complex agency with multiple funding sources and multiple sites.
•Proven experience developing and implementing budgets and financial management strategies.
•Knowledge of and experience managing audit requirements specific to an A-133 audit and implementing internal controls.
•Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills as well as effective leadership and communication skills.
•Vision for building continual process improvement and efficiencies.

All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals in recovery from substance use disorders must be able to demonstrate continuous abstinence under independent living conditions for the past two years.

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

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

https://rew12.ultipro.com/COD1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=599

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

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

CODA is currently looking for an Associate Counselor (full-time) to join our men's residential treatment team in Gresham.

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

• Provide standardized client in-take and admissions orientation.
• Monitor and track clients progress.
• Establish and maintain professional relationship with patients; implement outreach efforts to maintain client's engagement in treatment process.
• Administer medications per physician's orders.
• Provide resource information and referral to clients.
• Observe and administer urinalysis tests.

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

All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals in recovery from substance use disorders must be able to demonstrate continuous abstinence under independent living conditions for the past two years.

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

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

https://rew12.ultipro.com/COD1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=586

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

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

CODA is an organization filled with people who believe in providing patient-centered care delivered by professionals who listen with respect and who stay with patients all along the road to recovery and into a life of health and stability.

Are you driven by a desire to help the most vulnerable populations in our community?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity as a Behavioral Health Specialist (full-time, and on-call available) to provide clinical services to individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders as indicated on individual's treatment plan. The Behavioral Health Specialist will conduct substance use treatment intakes and assessments, and determine medical necessity for substance use treatment including screening for detoxification needs, providing diagnostic evaluation of substance use disorders, and evaluating placement within ASAM criteria.

Check out our success stories at CODA by visiting our website: http://www.codainc.org/what-we-do/success-stories/

CODA's GENEROUS benefits program offers a healthy work/life balance by offering flexible work hours with full-time, part-time and on-call positions available. Full-time positions are eligible for medical, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k), paid time off and extensive professional development and training. All employees also receive priority consideration for career advancement opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY: CODA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is proud to have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. To be considered for this position, please apply online at:

https://rew12.ultipro.com/COD1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=587

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

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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organization:Boys and Girls Aid
position summary:

Serve as a lead customer service professional to represent Boys & Girls Aid programs and call center inquiries. Agency programs include: Infant Adoption and Foster Care Adoption; Pregnancy Counseling Services; and Foster Family recruitment. Respond graciously and promptly to telephone inquiries and emails. Make referrals to appropriate programs at the agency or outside of the agency. Serve as a member of the Child and Family Services Team and contribute to team success by providing support for improved marketing, customer service, and recruitment.

Salary / Pay Rate:$11.50 - $13.23/hr

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organization:Portland Habilitation Center NW
position summary:

Assistant Apartment Manager PM-21
SE Portland OR

PHC owns and manages 16 properties in the Portland metro area. We are seeking a part time Assistant Apartment Manager to manage the Holgate Plaza property (48 units located at 4333 SE 104th Ave, Portland, OR 97266). The role will be Monday-Friday, 4 hours a day. If you have strong customer service skills and some experience in property management, this may be the opportunity you are looking for. For this role, you will have the option to live on the property you manage or reside off property. Our properties have a no pet policy. This is an unconventional property management position. You will not be required to collect rent, write lease contracts, or prepare eviction notices; these duties are handled by our Housing Administration. You will be required to

Duties:
• Provide excellent customer service with current and prospective residents as well as visitors.
• Investigate, document, and relay concerns (i.e. tenant complaints and maintenance concerns) to the main office, as well as post required notices.
• Ensure that the laundry room and common areas of the property remain clean, which includes frequent bending, stooping, lifting, sweeping, and climbing stairs.
• Perform basic maintenance tasks such as: change light bulbs, replace smoke alarm batteries, and in emergency situations, shut off the water
• Communicate regularly with administration.
• Occasionally use personal vehicle to travel between PHC properties and PHC admin building.
• Other duties as assigned.

Compensation:
Wage: $9.10 per hour
Benefits: Mileage reimbursement (45 cents per mile) when driving between properties

How to apply:
To be considered for this opening, please submit a resume and a completed application to PHCNW. You can download PHC’s application from our website: http://www.phcnw.com, click on 'CAREERS'. Applications are also available at our office. Once you’ve completed your application and resume you can submit it by:
• E-mail to apps@phcnw.com
• Fax to (503) 256-8665
• Mail or Drop off in person: 5312 NE 148th Avenue, Portland, OR 97230

Salary / Pay Rate:Hourly: $9.10 per hour
Apply by:November 8, 2014