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Digest for September 8, 2008

Digest Contents:

Join us for a Jobsite Tour of a DeConstruction Site Next Wed. Sept. 10th
Prayers for Peace
Shubhendra Rao/Ty Burhoe in Concert ~ Friday Sept. 12 in Portland
Post-Adoption Clinician
Executive Vice President Childcare, Camp and Teens
SOLV Hiring Paid Outreach Intern
OUTSIDE IN - OPEN POSITIONS 9/5
Event Coordinator Intern
Film Marketing Intern
Parkinson's Disease Advocate
Mental Health Recovery--211 Training September 19, 2008
Ready to Rent Training Registration Date Extended
Volunteer opportunity at Portland Native American non-profit
Need Volunteers for Make A Difference Day?
Portland Grassroots Media Camp Needs Volunteers!

Events

Join us for a Jobsite Tour of a DeConstruction Site Next Wed. Sept. 10th

DeConstruction Services--a project of The ReBuilding Center--currently has three apartment buildings we are deconstructing on the future site of Daybreak Cohousing at 2515 North Killingsworth. Take a tour of the site next Wednesday, September 10th at 4 pm. We'll meet at the corner of N. Killingsworth and N. Delaware Avenue.

See what deconstruction looks like in action, learn about the process, and have an opportunity to ask questions. Please rsvp to: [email protected]

Daybreak Cohousing is one of more than a half-dozen cohousing communities in Portland, Oregon--a type of housing in which residents participate in the design, governance and operation of their community.

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Prayers for Peace

Inter-Faith Prayers for Peace

In remembrance of September 11th, 2001

Please join the Beaverton Bahá'i Community in Prayers for Peace

Music, prayer, and fellowship

When:         Thursday, September 11, 2008 Time:           7:30 AM to 8:30 AM Where:        Beaverton Bahá'i Center                      5355 SW Murray Blvd                      (between 6th and Allen)

 Coffee, Tea, Fruit and Breads will follow

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Shubhendra Rao/Ty Burhoe in Concert ~ Friday Sept. 12 in Portland

 

Dear Friends,

Please join us for a mesmerizing late-summer concert this coming Friday with Shubhendra Rao, protégé of the legendary Ravi Shankar, and Ty Burhoe, devoted student of Zakir Hussain.

 

Shubhendra Rao and Ty Burhoe

Classical Indian Nada Brahma Concert ~ Music as the Path to the Divine

Friday, September 12  -  8:00 pm

First Baptist Church of Portland, 1 block west of the downtown Library, on SW 12th at Taylor

$20 in advance at www.livingearthgatherings.org, or $25 at the door.

 

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Jobs & Internships

Post-Adoption Clinician

Are you interesting in working for a healthy, growing non-profit?

Post Adoption Clinician – 20 hours per week with benefits.

Provide services for infant adoption program within multiple program agency. Coordinates and provides services to all members of the adoption triad including adoptees, birthparents and adoptive parents who have completed adoptions with Boys & Girls Aid.

Previous experience in adoption services and/or knowledge of adoption practices and relevant laws and regulations is highly desirable. Clinical skills are necessary to serve eligible clients seeking assistance in search and reunion with sensitivity, confidentiality, and accuracy.

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Executive Vice President Childcare, Camp and Teens

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:YMCA of Columbia-Willamette
position summary:

Position Title: Executive Vice President (Early Childhood Development, Before and After School childcare, Resident Camp, Day Camp and Teens) Branch: Association Services Salary Range: DOE Position Closing Date: October 15, 2008 Supervisor: President and CEO

The YMCA of Columbia Willamette seeks a dynamic professional to grow youth programs with an emphasis on childcare, resident camp and teen programming. This position will develop and maintain relationships with staff, volunteers, school districts, community leaders and other childcare networks. This position directly supervises 7 professional FT staff with an annual budget of $14 million. Currently there are 16 child development centers, resident camp, teen programming and 48 before and after school childcare sites.

Salary / Pay Rate:Depends on Experience
more info...

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SOLV Hiring Paid Outreach Intern

SOLV Hiring Paid Outreach Intern

Position Title: Outreach Intern

Hours per week: 10

Position reports to: Outreach Coordinator

Compensation: $2000 stipend for academic year ($1000 /semester or $666 /quarter)

Temporary Employee: September 15 to December 1, February 1 to May 15

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Brett Lyon at [email protected]

Location Hillsboro

Minimum Qualifications

Pursuing degree in communications, marketing, business, or environmental science. Comfortable talking to strangers; previous phone and or volunteer management experience helpful.

Summary of Position and Responsibilities

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OUTSIDE IN - OPEN POSITIONS 9/5

OUTSIDE IN - OPEN POSITIONS – 9/5/2008

Support Services Assistant - posted 9/5/08 - Open Until Filled

Provide administrative support to non-profit agency, directors and managers; process job apps. and mail, maintain HR database/files, run errands, order supplies & printed materials, many special projects. Req: 2 yrs. office exp., strong computer skills, attention to detail, motivation. 30 hrs/wk + bfts, $12.00-12.75/hr DOQ. Diversity highly valued.

Housing Specialist - posted 8/26/08 - Open Until Filled

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Event Coordinator Intern

Background: Film Action Oregon (FAO) is a nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young filmmakers through intense, hands-on documentary production classes, supporting working artists through fiscal sponsorship, and engaging diverse audiences through outreach efforts and on-going programming at the historic Hollywood Theatre.

For more information on Film Action Oregon and the various ways that we support the artistic community please visit www.filmaction.org.

Title: Event Coordinator Intern

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Description: The Event Coordinator intern will assist in planning, organizing and marketing Film Action Oregon’s “Oscar Night America” Fundraiser on February 22nd 2009.

Responsibilities:

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Film Marketing Intern

Film Action Oregon Internship Job Description

Background: Film Action Oregon (FAO) is a nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young filmmakers through intense, hands-on documentary production classes, supporting working artists through fiscal sponsorship, and engaging diverse audiences through outreach efforts and on-going programming at the historic Hollywood Theatre.

For more information on Film Action Oregon and the various ways that we support the artistic community please visit www.filmaction.org.

Title: Marketing Intern

Reports to: Artistic Director

Position Description: The Office Support and Marketing Intern will assist in increasing awareness of foreign and independent documentary films that will be shown at the Theatre.

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Parkinson's Disease Advocate

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Parkinson's Resources of Oregon
position summary:

Position Summary: Social Worker/Parkinson’s Disease Advocate (PDA) – Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon. Responsible for providing case management services; overseeing Helpline intake and response; engaging in physician/clinician outreach; and offering short – term counseling. The PDA will be expected to support other agency programs by providing relevant content for support groups and educational presentations.

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE
more info...

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

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Trainings

Mental Health Recovery--211 Training September 19, 2008

211 Regional Partnership Presents the 2008-2009

TRAINING and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES

Mental Health Recovery

People with mental illness can and do recover from their illness.  Recovery informed treatment helps thousands of people get well and lead rich, productive lives.  Based on SAMHSA’s 10 Components of Recovery, this session will explore paths to recovery and provides participants with information they can share with their clients.

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Ready to Rent Training Registration Date Extended

Seven slots are available! We have extended the registration date for the Ready to Rent Instuctor Certification Training. If you are interested in one of the seven available spots please call Raina (ASAP)at 503-891-0476 or email [email protected] by September 12. We will reserve spots with an agency PO.

Training will be held September 23-24, 9:00am-4:00pm and September 25, 9:00am-1:00pm. Training will be located at the Portland Housing Center, 3233 NE Sandy Blvd.

Registration fee: $350 for agencies located in Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, and Clark counties. Fee includes all training materials and continental breakfast. Those located outside the Portland area please call the Ready to Rent national office at 503-891-0476 for fee information.

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Volunteering

Volunteer opportunity at Portland Native American non-profit

 

The National Indian Child Welfare Association has openings for two volunteer positions in the administrative area. If you have high-level MS Word skills and would like to volunteer to help with document production, travel and meeting arrangement, and other support functions, please contact me at the phone number or e-mail address below.

Thank you.

 

Carmen Farmer

Operations Specialist

National Indian Child Welfare Association

5100 SW Macadam, Suite 300

Portland, OR 97232

[email protected]

(503) 222-4044  x111 (Phone)

(503) 222-4007 (Fax)

 

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Need Volunteers for Make A Difference Day?

The Northwest Service Academy is looking for a variety of rewarding service opportunities for groups of five to ten AmeriCorps volunteers on October 25th, 2008—National Make a Difference Day.

'Make a Difference Day' is an opportunity for NWSA members to collaborate with new organizations and engage their communities in novel and exciting ways. Creative and nonstandard proposals are encouraged, but all projects should be aligned with at least one of NWSA’s core missions to build community, address human needs, and work for the betterment of the environment.

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Portland Grassroots Media Camp Needs Volunteers!

The Portland Grassroots Media Camp is coming up this weekend, and we need your volunteer help! We've got about 50 classes on the schedule and the program is being printed, in Spanish and English, and we're needing some extra help to make this thing fly.

We are looking for help with:

* Translation - bilingual in English and any other language (especially Spanish) to translate during the workshops * Outreach - visiting organizations, making phone calls, distributing outreach materials * Drivers - transporting equipment and food during the event * Technical/Equipment Assistance - testing equipment and providing on-site technical assistance during workshops * Set up and Break Down - we're going to need lots of help the weekend of the event

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