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Digest for September 29, 2008

Digest Contents:

Calling all Moms and Dads! October 6th event
A Few Things!
Last Call for Submissions to the Outdoor Photography Contest!
Engaged Spirituality: Earth as Sacred Community @ enterbeing
Unique outreach & networking opportunity for your organization!
Speaker: Dr. James Christian, "A short history of carbon cycle science"
Forum on the Future of Energy and Sustainability in Portland
Free Art Tour this Wednesday!
Job posting
Josiah Hill Clinic Program Coordinator
OUTSIDE IN - OPEN POSITIONS - 9/26/2008
Youth Forestry & Watershed Project Coordinator
Job Opening: Oregon New Sanctuary Movement Coordinator
Am. Cancer Soc. seeks volunteers to help staff Cancer Resource Centers
Teach English To Refugee Youth in Outer SE Portland

Events

Calling all Moms and Dads! October 6th event

 

Got Kids? Need Fun?

Portland Metro Moms is for you!

To learn more about Portland Metro Moms, check out our website at PortlandMetroMoms.com or email [email protected]

Looking for fun, social activities for both you and your children?  Want to find a great playgroup?   Portland Metro Moms is a nonprofit social group designed to accommodate the many needs and interests of today's parent. This upcoming event is for Moms and Dads!

 

Date: Monday, October 6th

Topic: Awareness and Advocacy                   

Time:  10:00 – noon

Location:  St. Luke's Lutheran Church Basement

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A Few Things!

Hello everyone!Just a reminder that activity logs are due next week.  Please get them to me as soon as possible.Also, this weekend is the Polish Festival in North Portland if you are interested in going.

If you haven't already attended a volunteer training, there will be one next week on Thursday, October 2, 2008 from 5:00 - 7:00 at the LCSNW Portland Office.  Please let me know if you will be able to attend. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to send me an email or give me a call.Thank you,Sean Miller-- MCSI Volunteer CoordinatorCultural Competency Task Force Facilitator Multicultural Counseling Services VolunteerLutheran Community Services Northwest605 SE 39th AvePortland, OR 97214(503) 231-7480 ext. 672fax: 503-233-0667www.lcsnw.org

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Last Call for Submissions to the Outdoor Photography Contest!

It's been a beautiful season, and it's time to do something with all those amazing photos you took over the summer while out hiking or backpacking. Enter your outdoor photos of Oregon and win over $1,000 in prizes as part of the Oregon Wild Outdoor Photography contest. But hurry because the deadline is September 30th!

It's free to enter and open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages. This year, we will award prizes to the best photos in the following categories: * Wildlands * Wildlife * Waters * Endangered Places

Visit http://www.oregonwild.org for complete details, submission guidelines, entry form, and a list of our sponsors. Submission deadline: September 30, 2008.

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Engaged Spirituality: Earth as Sacred Community @ enterbeing

Engaged Spirituality: Earth as Sacred Community

Embracing the Great Turning in Buddhist and Christian Practice

Six Sessions based in works by Joanna Macy and Thomas Berry

1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesdays, 7:00-8:45 pm (September 30, October 7 and 21, November 4 and 18, December 2, 2008)

Facilitated by Peggy Lindquist, (Joyful Refuge Sangha) and Rev. Terry Moe, (Redeemer Lutheran/Enterbeing)

"The great curvature of the universe and of planet Earth must govern the curvature of our own being." -Thomas Berry

"The Dharma vision of a co-arising world, alive with consciousness, is a powerful inspiration for the healing of the Earth." - Joanna Macy

Cost: $25-$50 (sliding scale includes both texts and materials)

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Unique outreach & networking opportunity for your organization!

BroadArts Theatre (www.broadarts.org), Portland's award-wining, progressive musical theater company is creating Portland's future and we need your help...

What? Tables are available on a sliding scale for organizations who would like to play a role in one or all of five upcoming themed, interactive community salons. The BroadArts Visionary Salons will be filled with discussions, presentations, and theatrics all working to bring together our rich community of local leaders, activists and visionaries in order to advocate for the future we want for Portland!

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Speaker: Dr. James Christian, "A short history of carbon cycle science"

http://portlandpeakoil.org/discussion/content/short-history-carbon-cycle-science

Start: Oct 1 2008 - 7:00pm End: Oct 1 2008 - 9:00pm

Carbon cycle science is the science of cycling of carbon through Earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Understanding the underlying processes has taken on a new urgency because of industrial emissions of carbon dioxide and their effect on global climate. This talk will trace the evolution of carbon cycle science through the twentieth century and present the current state of the art.

Dr. James Christian is a Research Scientist with the Government of Canada and an expert in ocean biology and chemistry, Earth observation, and the global carbon cycle.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Forum on the Future of Energy and Sustainability in Portland

 

Forum on the Future of Energy and Sustainability in Portland

Start: 10/01/2008 - 19:00 End: 10/01/2008 - 20:30

A one night event to give Portland area residents an opportunity to learn how their elected officials will work to create a sustainable energy future for Portland

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Free Art Tour this Wednesday!

You're invited to our first Gallery Tour in Historic Old Town on Wednesday October 1, 5:30pm.

Explore Portland's newest art frontierIn Portland's oldest neighborhood. 

Meet local curators and artists who are bringing a new energy to Portland. 

RSVP to Nancy or Brian, [email protected]

Tour size is limited; full details upon RSVP Can't make it this month? 

Pass it on to a friend, and look for our next tour in November. 

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Jobs & Internships

Job posting

 

CENTER MANAGER FOR SENIOR MEAL LUNCH PROGRAM FOR NON PROFIT AGENCY

 40 hrs/wk  Mon - Fri

 

General Responsibilities:  Responsible to manage the day-to-day operation of the Center, including the preparation and serving of Meals on Wheels and Senior Dining meals.  Provide access to services, programs and activities for senior participants.  Maintain a multi-culturally inclusive environment.  Supervise and develop volunteers and staff.  Manage and develop the operating and fundraising budget.  Oversee the maintenance of center property and equipment.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

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Josiah Hill Clinic Program Coordinator

 

I am extending the deadline in order to recruit more applicants and increase diversity in our applicant pool.  Deadline extended until Friday October 3rd

 

 

FT Program Coordinator position-environmental health at Josiah Hill Clinic

 

About the Position:  The Program Coordinator is a key staff position within this small local non-profit.  This position leads and supports healthy homes and blood lead testing programs in the Portland Metro area.  The ideal candidate is a strong communicator that is skilled at multi-tasking and thrives in a fast-paced grassroots environment.

 

 

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OUTSIDE IN - OPEN POSITIONS - 9/26/2008

 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner/Psychiatrist - posted 9/26/08 - Open Until Filled

Integrated primary care clinic serving homeless & uninsured needs self-directed, innovative PMHNP to provide assessment, diagnosis, & med. mgmt on MH team. 8 hrs/wk, sch. flexible. Salary DOQ. Diversity valued.

Medical Referral Coordinator/Interpreter - posted 9/26/08 - Open Until Filled

Integrated fast-paced clinic serving homeless & uninsured needs self-directed, innovative referral coordinator/interpreter. Exp. in med. setting pref. Bilingual Span/Eng required. 20-24 hrs/wk, $13/hr + bfts. Some evenings req'd. Diversity valued.

 

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Youth Forestry & Watershed Project Coordinator

A city park, a playground, or even a heavily-used river bank boat landing are not substitutes for a fragrant, shady forest where the primary sounds are the murmuring brook, a singing thrush, and the howl of a coyote.  Wake Robin Learning Center provides outdoor, structured, learning opportunities that enrich educational programs and promote an understanding of forests for multiple and sustained benefits.  You could be a part of their efforts as a Youth Forestry & Watershed Project Coordinator.

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Job Opening: Oregon New Sanctuary Movement Coordinator

Oregon New Sanctuary Movement Coordinator Job Description Applications due Monday, October 20th What is the ONSM?

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

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Trainings

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Volunteering

Am. Cancer Soc. seeks volunteers to help staff Cancer Resource Centers

The American Cancer Society seeks dedicated volunteer become the operations chair at the Legacy Good Samaritan’s Cancer Resource Center in NW Portland, OR.

The Cancer Resource Center (CRC) is a partnership between the American Cancer Society and Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and is entirely volunteer-run. The CRC provides clients with information and referrals for services such as free wig-fittings, overnight housing for those who travel for treatment, and home-visits.

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Teach English To Refugee Youth in Outer SE Portland

 

Learn about a new culture!

Volunteers Needed!

 

MCSI – Multnomah County School Impact

 

Are you able and willing to donate your time and skills?  Do you like to have fun?  Would you be interested in welcoming refugees and immigrants into our community?  Would you like to learn about a new culture?  Learn a new language?  Would you like to be a volunteer/tutor?

 

Come share, build, and practice your skills by volunteering your time with us!

 

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