Daily Digest

Digest for April 14, 2014

Digest Contents:

7th Annual Lane Peace Symposium featuring "Up to Us" Day and the "Awakening the Dreamer" Symposium
Fruit Trees Giveaway at the Friends of Trees office -- Sat, April 19th!
Behavioral Health Specialist - CODA, Inc.
Teen Science Alliance Coordinator
Summer Internships with NAMI Clackamas
Controller
Residential Counselor
Volunteer Graphic Designer
Mazamas Youth Program Development Internship
Executive Director
Development Director
Mentor a Young Person Outdoors this Summer with Urban Nature Partners PDX

Events

7th Annual Lane Peace Symposium featuring "Up to Us" Day and the "Awakening the Dreamer" Symposium

 What if we held a huge symposium in Oregon .  . . ? and
What if facilitators and doers from across the Pacific Northwest got together to reconnect and envision what’s possible now in the region?

I hope you’ll be as excited as we are to see the Awakening the Dreamer Symposium take center stage within the 7th Annual Lane Peace Symposium on April 25- 26, at Lane Community College in Eugene. Please help us make this a stunning success!

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Fruit Trees Giveaway at the Friends of Trees office -- Sat, April 19th!

Apples, pears, plums and apricots... are you dreaming of a bountiful fruit harvest from your very own yard?

 

Join us for our annual Fruit Tree Giveaway and Shade Tree Clearance Sale! on Saturday, April 19, 10:00am - 1:00pm.  The trees will be organized in the north parking lot at Friends of Trees' headquarters, 3117 NE MLK Blvd, Portland (map).

 

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Jobs & Internships

Behavioral Health Specialist - CODA, Inc.

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:CODA, Inc.
position summary:

CODA: Building health and recovery through compassionate, evidence-based care.

We are currently looking for a Behavioral Health Specialist (full-time) to join our Treatment Teams throughout the Portland Metro area. In this position, you would fulfill the following essential functions:

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE
more info...

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Teen Science Alliance Coordinator

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
position summary:

Teen Science Alliance Coordinator
Regular, Part-Time

Salary / Pay Rate:$12.09 - $14.81 per hour
Apply by:May 7, 2014
more info...

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Summer Internships with NAMI Clackamas

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County
position summary:

Interested in nonprofits and/or mental health? Apply for a summer internship with NAMI Clackamas!
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County is a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for everyone impacted by mental health issues through support, education, and advocacy. Our office is located in Milwaukie, very close to Portland, and is easily accessible by public transit. We are seeking interns to fill the following positions this summer:
Development Intern
• Assists with coordinating our upcoming auction and gala, our largest fundraising event
• Helps maintain membership database and welcomes new members and donors
• Assists with researching grants
• Other fundraising duties as they come up

Salary / Pay Rate:Unpaid
Apply by:April 29, 2014
more info...

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Controller

De Paul Treatment Centers serves the greater Portland community by providing drug and alcohol addiction treatment services.  We are currently seeking a full-time Controller to oversee the financial and other support services of our agency. 

Responsibilities include ensuring the accuracy and appropriate support of all transactions entered in the accounting system, overseeing the bi-weekly payroll and providing analysis and reports to various departments and stakeholders.  Under the guidance of the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, financial and reporting contractual obligations of payers/funders, and manages the financial resources of the agency. 

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Residential Counselor

De Paul Treatment Centers serves the greater Portland community by providing drug and alcohol addiction treatment services.

We currently have a full-time opening for a Counselor in our Adult Residential Services Men’s Program. Counselor position provides professional treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders.

Candidates must be familiar with strength based counseling and have knowledge of dual diagnosis, SOC and MI. CADC and Master’s Degree preferred.  Position requires 2+ years’ continuous sobriety, if recovering.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

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Volunteer Graphic Designer

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:ROSE Community Development
position summary:

The Oregon Opportunity Network – a coalition of nonprofit affordable housing and community development organizations – seeks a volunteer to produce a logo and graphic design work for a new “Keep Portland Affordable” campaign. This work aims to build a constituency for progressive affordable housing solutions in our city. Today, 72% of Portlanders earning $50,000 or less pay more than they can afford for rent. If you can help, contact Nick Sauvie at 503-788-8052 x16 or [email protected]

Salary / Pay Rate:unpaid
more info...

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Mazamas Youth Program Development Internship

Are you passionate about the outdoors and about introducing kids to terrific outdoor experiences?

Join the Mazamas for a summer internship! The Mazamas is a 120 year-old mountaineering nonprofit providing educational and recreational programming to people young and old. This summer we seek an intern with outdoor education experience to help us expand our youth program offerings.

The intern’s work will run along four primary tracks

1) Coordinate our summer Youth Climb Camp with 9-17 year-olds

2) Connect with other youth-serving organizations in the community to develop partnerships and pilot programs to get those kids outdoors

3) Research funding resources and prepare grant applications to bankroll these projects

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Executive Director

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Community Alliance of Tenants
position summary:

The (CAT) seeks an accomplished leader in affordable housing to serve as our full-time Executive Director. We are looking for a dynamic visionary leader who will lead CAT’s housing justice platform. We are seeking a leader who is passionate about tenant education and engagement as a strategy for social justice; and works, communicates, and navigates effectively in the affordable housing industry. Our next Executive Director will have experience in developing and sustaining community-based partnerships, leading institutional and community change efforts and advocating for policy change. A skilled administrator and fundraiser, s/he will ensure the organization has the resources it needs to achieve the organization’s mission and board directives:

Salary / Pay Rate:$43,000-$55,000 annually
Apply by:June 2, 2014
more info...

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Development Director

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:American Tinnitus Association
position summary:

Are you ready to be a key executive player in a swift-paced, rapidly transforming, progressively-focused organization? The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) is on the leading edge of a period of dynamic growth, as the organization makes a strategic pivot to seize new opportunities and affect greater social change. Nearly 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus—commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears.” ATA has a comprehensive plan to revolutionize the way tinnitus patients access quality healthcare and raise resources for research towards an eventual cure.

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE
Apply by:May 14, 2014
more info...

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Volunteering

Mentor a Young Person Outdoors this Summer with Urban Nature Partners PDX

Urban Nature Partners PDX is a new nonprofit venture beginning this summer to match young people from underserved neighborhoods in Portland with adult mentors to explore the great urban natural areas all around us. Join the pilot program this summer!

http://urban-nature-partners.org/

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