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Digest for November 26, 2008

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Transformational Lectures Series with artist Noel Harding
Join Oregon Center for Environmental Health for a Lead Safety Fair
Dec. 9 presentation, "Strategies to Support Your Child’s Sensory Needs"
Environmental Leadership Coordinator
Student Support Specialist I - Portland Impact
Ready to Rent - A Great Gift for Your Clients
Gresham Volunteer Opportunity-STILL NEED HELP

Events

Transformational Lectures Series with artist Noel Harding

The Cascadia Region Green Building Council will host artist Noel Harding on Wednesday, December 3rd in Portland, as part of its Transformational Lecture Series.

About the Lecture: Artist as Environmental Urban Innovator Art has a crucial role to play in raising public awareness on such timely issues as the pervasive degradation of natural systems. Focusing on environmental concerns, this internationally acclaimed artist will explore the ways art can instruct, challenge, and inspire both the aware as well as the unsuspecting public.

When: Wednesday, December 3; 5:30pm (doors open at 5pm)

Where: First Unitarian Church of Portland, Eliot Chapel, 1011 SW 12th Ave. Portland

Cost: Free, donations accepted

Please RSVP: http://tlsnoelhardingpdx.eventbrite.com/

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Join Oregon Center for Environmental Health for a Lead Safety Fair

On December 3rd The Oregon Center for Environmental Health is offering a day of interactive education, awareness, and action

What: GET THE LEAD OUT! Join the Oregon Center for Environmental Health for a lead-free family fair. The day will include:

free lead screening on your household toys and dishware (limit four items per household) from 5 pm to 8 pm. a viewing of the HealthyToys.org database of safe toys free blood lead testing for pregnant and nursing mothers and kids under age 6 offered from 5 pm to 8 pm by Josiah Hill Clinic a free lead dust screening kit for the home from the Portland Development Center

non-toxic toys, baby gear, and household items for sale from the EcoSafe Home Store

information about lead services from:

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Jobs & Internships

Environmental Leadership Coordinator

Passionate about helping at-risk youth?  Want to enhance your environmental education and curriculum development skills?  Make contacts and reach out to youth in the communities of the Rogue Valley, southern Oregon, as an AmeriCorps member with The Job Council.

  As the Environmental Leadership Coordinator, you'll develop environmental awareness, resource conservation and gardening service-learning curriculum for youth ages 16-21.  You will help these youth earn their GED and become confident, engaged members of their communities.

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Student Support Specialist I - Portland Impact

Portland Impact is a non-profit agency helping people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty. We are looking for a motivated individual to join our Children, Youth and Family Program.

To apply for this position please visit our website where you can download our application. 

The application, your resume and cover letter can be sent to [email protected]

Entry Wage: $12.20 to $13.94/hr - Full Time

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Q & A

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Trainings

Ready to Rent - A Great Gift for Your Clients

Give your clients the gift of access to housing through education...teach them to overcome typical rental screening barriers with Ready To Rent! The next Certified Instructor Training will be held December 16-18.

The Ready to Rent curriculum provides housing readiness skills to people who have had past rental difficulties, have participants establish an action plan for becoming a successful renter and, upon completion, receive a Ready to Rent Certificate which is recognized by many housing providers and landlords as a compensating factor to some negative rental history.

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Volunteering

Gresham Volunteer Opportunity-STILL NEED HELP

My Sister's House Silent Auction and Tea

Help a local women & children’s shelter.  Have fun serving tea and lunch Assist with auction items Meet local community members.  Feel good about helping out!!

Dec 6th 11am-2pm at Trinity Lutheran Church:corner of Powell & Eastman Pkwy

Call Natalie Mitchell-Royce 971-998-8998

This a great way to kick off your holiday season, feel good about it and assist with women in need of safe shelter. I can also provide letter of appreciation, which is valuable when applying for scholarships.

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