Opportunity Center


organization:Multnomah County, Department of County Human Services
position summary:

Are you an expert in Lean Six Sigma with a passion to improve mental health services to some of our most vulnerable residents? Multnomah County Department of County Human Services invites applications for a new Program Specialist Senior on the Quality Management Team in the Mental Health and Addictions Services Division. This is a full-time position located in downtown Portland. The Eligible List created from this recruitment may be used to fill future regular, limited duration, full or part-time, temporary, or on-call positions.

As the Program Specialist Senior charged with Quality Improvement, you will be utilized division-wide in all program areas. You will direct all Lean improvement projects, to include developing Lean work flows with business processes and creating and monitoring the Community Mental Health Program's Biannual Plan.

The Mental Health and Addictions Services Division is comprised of three lines of business: the Medicaid Managed Care program for Behavioral Health Services, the Local Mental Health Authority, and child direct services. The mission of the division is to assure that a continuum of services is available for our most vulnerable Multnomah County residents.

The major functions of this Program Specialist Senior are:
Lean: Identify Lean work flow improvement activities and collaborate with relevant staff to improve efficiencies.
Quality Management Committee: Assist management with development of division-wide committee.
Performance Measures: Develop data and quality dashboards.
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary / Pay Rate:$29.02 - $35.73 Hourly
Apply by:October 8, 2014


organization:SMART (Start Making A Reader Today)
position summary:

Our Work
For 23 years, the SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) reading program has helped kids become confident readers by providing individual volunteer attention and new, take-home books. SMART is a statewide organization with a dynamic team of 34 individuals split between the main office in Portland and field offices across Oregon. The organization’s annual budget is $3.2 million. Annually, SMART provides reading support and mentorship to 9,500 children, with the assistance of 5,000 volunteers in more than 250 schools and community sites in 27 counties. SMART has been named as one of the top 100 nonprofits to work for in Oregon for the past four years, and was recently awarded a national literacy award by the Library of Congress for its longstanding service to Oregon’s children.

The Job
SMART is seeking a full-time Fundraising Database Manager for our statewide office team. This position serves as a member of the Development team and is charged with managing and implementing SMART’s data flow, data usage, and data opportunities. This position is also the liaison to the Finance office. This position supports both statewide fundraising and supports seven area offices around the state. Key responsibilities are managing the donor database, acknowledging donors, responding to donor-related data needs (queries and reports), prospect research, managing the implementation of direct mail solicitations.
Our ideal candidate is highly detail-oriented, proactive, highly-efficient in managing time, and service-oriented. We are looking for demonstrated proficiency in Raiser’s Edge, including reports, queries, exports, and global changes or at least three years of relational database experience. Experience with Crystal Reports is useful.
This position reports directly to the Executive Director as part of our high-functioning development team. It will be located at our Main Office in Portland, OR.

Salary / Pay Rate:Commensurate with qualifications


organization:Meyer Memorial Trust
position summary:

Meyer Memorial Trust is looking for an energetic Staff Accountant to take responsibility for assisting in the analysis of financial information, applying accounting principles and procedures to prepare accurate and timely financial reports while adhering to appropriate accounting controls. Trust personnel are committed to working in a diverse and collaborative team atmosphere that promotes a mission-driven and high performance work environment.

Salary / Pay Rate:Competitive
Apply by:October 13, 2014


organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse (part-time and on-call) to work in a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team of medical and clinical professionals to provide quality and compassionate care for substance dependent patients and patients with co-occurring disorders in our Opiate Replacement Therapy program in Portland.

In this position you will work closely with the Medical Director or Nurse Practitioner to administer medications, and provide brief assessments of clients. You would fulfill the following essential functions:

•Daily brief assessment of alcohol & drug-dependent clients.
•Administer methadone and other medications as prescribed by the staff physician.
•Provide quality care to substance dependent and dually disordered patients and consult with medical/clinical teams.
•Administer and review PPD tests.
•Ensure referral for lab analysis and evaluation of results.
•Provide patient health education in individual and group settings.
•For Opiate Replacement Therapy patients, work with Medical Director to review, document and implement medication changes based on verbal order.

The benefits for this position include the ability to apply for career advancement opportunities as internal applicants and 401(k). Employees have the opportunity to obtain valuable trainings and experience, including direct client contact hours.

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.


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

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE


organization:Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine, The Founders Clinic
position summary:

Major responsibilities of this position include:
• Create and monitor an annual fund development plan.
• Maintain agreed upon fundraising activities including direct mail appeals to individuals and businesses, grant proposals, Board campaign, major gifts, and endowment campaign.
• Manage strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and recognition
• Provides oversight to “special event” fundraising activities.
• Manage fund raising data base, Blackbaud’s E-Tapestry, which includes data entry, tracking donor participation and prospects, creating reports, thank you letters and pledge reminders.

Salary / Pay Rate:$20-$24,000 for part-time salary
Apply by:October 29, 2014


organization:Community Services Northwest
position summary:

Full Time Mental Health Clinician needed for local community mental health, addictions and housing agency. This position will primarily provide community and home-based counseling and case management services for mental health consumers who are struggling to engage in the clinic based service model. This is a great opportunity to work with a team of clinicians providing community based services to clients with mental health and substance abuse disorders. Candidate must have demonstrated clear understanding of the characteristics and problems of adults with co-occurring disorders, specifically severe and persistent mental illness and drug and alcohol and be committed to working in individuals homes and in the community. One year of counseling case management experience preferred. Must be detail oriented, organized and prefer candidate with knowledge of supportive housing programs and resources in the Vancouver area. Must have a sense of humor and work well with a highly skilled cohesive team. Mental Health Professional (MHP) preferred. Minimum of Master’s degree in related field (or soon to receive master’s degree). Must have valid Washington State Dept. of Health license/credential or the ability to obtain Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within 60 days of date of hire. Compensation $16.00 - $18.00 per hour, depending on experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes; medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, EAP, and retirement plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send cover letter and resume to employment@communityservicesnw.org and reference the MH Clinician (Outreach) / No. 30 position.

Salary / Pay Rate:$16.00 - $18.00 per hour


organization:Free Geek
position summary:

Do you thrive on the opportunity to engage with people? Are you excited to energize our amazing donors to give more while helping us share accurate information about how Free Geek battles e-waste and the digital divide? Free Geek Public Services Staff Members work in several high-energy, high-volume service areas which support a broad range of educational, volunteer, hardware grant, and sales activities. Our staff are expected to achieve stated performance goals as well as recommend improvements to procedures and policies.

Free Geek will fill one 16-hour/week position that is primarily responsible for constituent relationship management at the donor desk and outreach. Applicants must be available to work 9am-6pm on Saturdays.

Application instructions available at http://www.freegeek.org/now-hiring-a-public-services-staff-member-front-desk-outreach/

Salary / Pay Rate:Starts at $12.54/hour


organization:DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital
position summary:

DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital is known not only for the medical expertise of its staff, but also for the compassion and kindness of each team member. If you are looking for a position where you can truly make a difference for a family in need, we encourage you to join our team as afull-time Client Service Representative. Here are a few heartfelt testimonials from our clients:

"My dog Zengo was in DoveLewis for 4 days with an impacted colon. During this time the techs, vets and reception staff were excellent. They treated us with compassion and patience which helped us get through it. Thank you for getting our boy home and healthy." - Kristen Grompone

"From the front desk to the overnight weekend vet, the staff were all very compassionate and helpful. My dog is my furkid and I tend to worry. They handled her and me with aplomb, ease and humor that was needed at that time of morning. Thank you everyone!” - Patrick Archer

"Unbelievable, the level of clarity in communication, timeliness of interventions and patience with conveying information. The lobby staff immediately addressed us (and everyone who came in during our time in the lobby). Dr. Tauber was fantastic and really measured in her approach. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!" - Catherine Sweeny-Thompson

To continue providing a high standard of service to the community, we are looking for qualified candidates with a passion for helping customers through sad, turbulent, and stressful situations. Because we are a 24-hour emergency hospital, the ability to be flexible to work some weekends, holidays, and on-call as needed is vital.

To see more about this opportunity and to apply, please visit our open positions page: www.dovelewis.org/about-us/open-positions-applications.

To find out more about working at DoveLewis (including information on our generous benefits package) visit our employment page: www.dovelewis.org/about-us/employment-opportunities.

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE


organization:Volunteers of America - Home Free
position summary:

Emergency Services Specialist: VOA Oregon is seeking an experienced domestic violence advocate for a full time direct service position. The Emergency Services Specialist works in Home Free’s emergency housing and crisis line program, providing services that include but are not limited to: crisis line coverage, intakes, safety planning, individualized goal planning, assistance with arranging safe emergency housing and facilitating linkage to other supportive social services. This position works with the Emergency Services Coordinator to develop and enhance services to survivors in the homeless community.

Job Requirements: This position requires oral and written proficiency in English and a minimum of one year experience working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence and with diverse populations. Qualified candidates will have a reasonable combination of related work and academic experience and an excellent working knowledge of local resources and of barriers faced by underserved survivors. This position requires mobile advocacy and requires a valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and a reliable vehicle.

Bicultural and women of color encouraged to apply. F/T, M-F work week, benefits. Open until October 13th, 2014. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants MUST apply online at www.voaor.org:
“Explore Careers”
“VOA Oregon Careers”
“Search for Jobs”
Click on job title and follow prompts to apply for position

Volunteers of America Oregon is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


Salary / Pay Rate:min. $13.00 - mid. $14.00


organization:Presbyterian Child Care Center and Preschool UPC Albany, OR
position summary:

To oversee early childhood programs and maintain standard of excellence in all areas of early childhood programs.

Supervise Program Coordinator(s), Head Teachers and all other early childhood staff. Actively promote and support the purpose of the Presbyterian early childhood programs. Track enrollment, openings, incoming children and class moves. Track employee training, and all requirements for re-certification. Conduct personnel issues of hiring, termination, and evaluations. Track employee hours and prepare monthly payroll report. Collect and record tuitions. Develop and monitor the annual budget. Coordinate additional fundraising for early childhood operations.

This is a full time position at
United Presbyterian Church
330 5th Ave SW
Albany, OR 97321

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Brandon Lewis at brandonl.upc@gmail.com.

Salary / Pay Rate:$35,000-38,000
Apply by:October 8, 2014