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Digest for October 15, 2008

Special Notice

Idealist Fair, October 15th, 2008

Idealist.org Action Without Borders, is hosting an annual series of Nonprofit Career Fairs which are free for individuals to attend. This year the Idealist.org Nonprofit Career Fair will take place in Portland, on October 15th. 

Since they began six years ago, the Idealist.org Nonprofit Career Fairs have drawn nearly 60,000 job seekers and 4,700 organizations to more than 200 fairs in 30 cities. 

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Digest Contents:

Idealist Fair, October 15th, 2008
"Hacking Democracy" movie FREE this Friday @ Reedwood
review of the 2008 peak oil conference with special guest Jan Lundberg!
Ride Connection's Annual Gala October 23
A benefit concert for Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest
NWSA Field Team positions available now!
PEEPs Coordinator
Position Opening: Account Executive
Partnership Development Manager
Operations Manager for Hot Meal Program in Beaverton
NorthStar Executive Director
David Romprey Oregon Warmline Hours increased 1-800-698-2392
Volunteer for OASIS Education Center for Adults 50+

Events

"Hacking Democracy" movie FREE this Friday @ Reedwood

Friday October 17th, 7pm Reedwood Friends Church Peace and Justice Committee presents: "Hacking Democracy"

You Can't Vote Them Out When The Fix Is In "Hacking Democracy" takes a detailed look at the controversial topic of computer voting and analyzes how computer-assisted voting has been problematic in some elections. An inspirational grandmother, Bev Harris, leads a pack of activists as they uncover some startling facts and take on Diebold--the company responsible for manufacturing electronic voting machines.

This film is a part of an ongoing film series called "Films with Friends". All films begin the 3rd Friday of the month @ 7pm in Reedwood's Sanctuary (2901 SE Steele Street).

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review of the 2008 peak oil conference with special guest Jan Lundberg!

http://portlandpeakoil.org/content/review-aspo-2008-special-guest-jan-lundberg

     Oct 15 2008 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Three of the Portland Peak Oil regulars (Jeremy, Jerry & Per) and special guest Jan Lundberg attended 2008 conference for the Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO - USA - http://www.aspo-usa.org/aspousa4/ ) and will be giving a summary of the conference.

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Ride Connection's Annual Gala October 23

Come and help us celebrate a year of linking accessible, responsive transportation with community needs. The evening will feature a silent auction to benefit Ride Connection and its community service partners with music, art, wine and delicious hor d'oeuvres from Ten01. Featured artists include; Katie Grone, Tim Combs, Lindsay Nealon, Vernon Dipietro, and,Bret Hostetler. The musicians include Michael Allen Harrison and The Twitching Penguins.

The event will be held on October 23rd from 530pm-830pm at Portland Center Stage's Gerding Theater at the Armory located at 128 NW Eleventh Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

For more information or to purchase tickets

www.rideconnection.org/givingTheGift/annualEvent2008.htm or call 503.528.1720

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A benefit concert for Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Ambassador Board Presents

The BIG Mix A benefit concert for Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest

Thursday, October 23, 2008 Doors at 8:00 p.m.

Lola's Room @ The Crystal Ballroom 1332 West Burnside Portland, OR

Featuring: Madgesdiq Trio Subtonic Fez Fatale and DJ Nunya

Enjoy an exciting evening of local music and support the work of Big Brothers Big Sisters!

Tickets available at the Crystal Ballroom box office or at www.ticketmaster.com

 

 

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Jobs & Internships

NWSA Field Team positions available now!

AmeriCorps Field Team positions available with Northwest Service Academy: apply now to start in January!  Positions are available with Columbia Land Trust, EnviroCorps, SOLV, Vancouver-Clark Parks, City of Gresham, and Clark Public Utilities.  Each team features diverse positions such as Raingarden Specialist, GIS/GPS Coordinator, Restoration Outreach Coordinator, Riparian Habitat Steward, and many more!

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PEEPs Coordinator

Northwest Service Academy seeks a Coordinator for its Portland Environmental Engagement Program (PEEPs).  PEEPs engages local middle-school age youth in environmentally focused projects and service experiences.  Started three years ago by NWSA AmeriCorps members as a summer day camp, PEEPs has expanded to include school-year programming as well.  We are looking for someone with experience with the middle-school age group, as well as environmental and/or experiential education, volunteer leadership, meeting facilitation and community-building activities, and knowledge of Pacific Northwest ecology.  Help us bring PEEPs to the next level!

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Position Opening: Account Executive

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette has an opening for an Account Executive – a highly skilled individual with experience in sales and fundraising – to create and maintain effective customer relationships and directing fundraising efforts in assigned accounts and community partnerships.  Additional info: www.unitedway-pdx.org.  Forward cover letter and resume, referencing Job #100, to [email protected]  Position closes 10/26/08.  An Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

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Information

organization:Portland Public Schools
position summary:

POSITION SUMMARY: Represents and promotes the District in developing financial and operational partnerships to accomplish program, financial, and capital development goals.

KEY PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Serves as the Districts liaison with potential development partners in furthering the District?s capital goals. 2. Identify and contact potential partners, negotiate, and manage relationships. 3. Develop and implement a partnership development plan to complete the Great Fields community-driven work effort. 4. Develop relationships with key regional partners. 5. Monitor and evaluate the progress of all developing partnerships in relation to the District?s goals. 6. Establish effective communication with potential partners.

Salary / Pay Rate:$69,417 - $90,125

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Operations Manager for Hot Meal Program in Beaverton

Organization: Faith Café Position Title: Operations Manager Compensation: $10 - $12 per hour, no benefits Position Start-Date: December 1, 2008 Hours: Varies - approximately 20 hours per week, flexible hours

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NorthStar Executive Director

TITLE: Executive Director CLASSIFICATION: Non union REPORTS TO: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Multnomah Board of Directors SUPERVISES: NorthStar Staff START DATE: Open

NAMI Multnomah is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to serve as Executive Director (ED) for NorthStar, an International Center for Clubhouse Development (ICCD) program for people living with mental illness. NorthStar will be the first ICCD standards-based Clubhouse in Oregon.

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Nonprofit News

David Romprey Oregon Warmline Hours increased 1-800-698-2392

Need to Talk?

Call the David Romprey Oregon Warm Line

Staffed by trained Peers

People just want to be heard.

Community Counseling Solutions is pleased to announce an increase in Warmline hours. Effective October 15, 2008, hours will be as follows:

Monday 3pm-8pm Tuesday 5pm-10pm Wednesday 9am-2pm Thursday 1pm-6pm Friday 12pm-5pm Saturday 5pm-10pm Sunday 5pm-10pm

1-800-698-2392 (this is a free call to all Oregonians) This Warmline is NOT a resource line

Call to have a confidential conversation with a Peer who will listen without judgment or criticism. Together we can learn and grow.

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Trainings

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Volunteering

Volunteer for OASIS Education Center for Adults 50+

Become a volunteer for a great nonprofit. OASIS is a national education organization dedicated to enriching the lives of mature adults. Offering challenging programs in the arts, humanities, health, technology, and volunteer service, OASIS creates opportunities for people to continue their personal growth and serve their communities. You can experience what OASIS Educational Center has to offer from a different perspective. While we have several different opportunities for volunteering with OASIS, our greatest need is for office assistance. Most time slots are Mon-Fri from 1pm to 4:30pm. Duties include greeting visitors, answering the phone, registering members for classes, and assisting with other tasks as needed.

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