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Daily Digest

Digest for February 5, 2009

Special Notice

CNRG Lunch Training: Employment Law for Nonprofits, 2/24

CNRG invites you to participate in a free CNRG Lunch Training at a new location – The Lucky Labrador Brew Pub in Southeast Portland! We are excited to connect you with valuable resources that will allow you to learn, grow, and expand your knowledge. Here are the details of the upcoming event:

Topic: Employment Law for Nonprofits

Presented by: Peter Stutheit, Attorney at Law

When: February 24, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm

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Digest Contents:

CNRG Lunch Training: Employment Law for Nonprofits, 2/24
Brand: YOU at Young Women Social Entrepreneurs February 24
Springboard Social Innovation Forum, Theme: Caring, February 11th
From Corner To Center: Portland's Day Labor Art Show
Healthy Start Family Support Worker for Impact Northwest
Parent/Child Development Specialist II - Spanish
"What's Green Building?"
Life by Design NW Presents: FAQ: Life Coaching 101
Volunteer Managers Education - ONLINE
Event Volunteers Needed: Seven Deadly Sins, 2/13
Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s Watershed Wide Event
Native Plant Sale Volunteers Needed!
Admin Assistant for SCRAP programs

Events

Brand: YOU at Young Women Social Entrepreneurs February 24

"Brand" yourself at the next YWSE Meeting 2/24

Please join YWSE on Tuesday, February 24, 2008 at 7pm when we present Peter Korchnak who will discuss "Personal and Professional Branding in the Social Media Era."

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Springboard Social Innovation Forum, Theme: Caring, February 11th

The Social Innovation Forum provides a facilitated, empowering time and space for proactive community members to unite, learn, gain inspiration, and create innovative strategies that address social and environmental problems in Portland neighborhoods. This month, the forum turns its focus to “caring.” Speakers, including Charles Lewis of Ethos Music and Amy Sacks of the Pixie Project, represent successful social entrepreneurs and people in the community who are leading community change; Workshops will review innovative trends in elevating the value of caring and how to apply these trends to your work and passion.

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From Corner To Center: Portland's Day Labor Art Show

From Corner To Center: Portland's Day Labor Art Show  

7pm Thursday February 5th, 2009

The Portland Day Labor Hire Site 240 NE MLK Jr. Blvd

www.portlandvoz.org

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Jobs & Internships

Healthy Start Family Support Worker for Impact Northwest

Impact Northwest is a non-profit agency with a mission to help people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty. To apply for this position, please download our application at from our website http://www.impactnw.org/working.html and follow the instructions listed there for submitting your resume and cover letter. Healthy Start Family Support Worker - Program Specialist II Entry Wage: $14.03 - $15.68/hrFull TimeJOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for promoting and supporting healthy growth and development of families with children newborn through age three.  Primary responsibilities include program planning, delivery of parent and child education services in home visit settings, advocacy, assessment, and service coordination.

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Parent/Child Development Specialist II - Spanish

Impact Northwest is a non-profit agency with a mission to help people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty. We are looking for a motived individual to join our Children, Youth and Family department in the Healthy Start program. To apply for this position, please download our application at from our website http://www.impactnw.org/working.html and follow the instructions listed there for submitting your resume and cover letter.

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Q & A

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Trainings

"What's Green Building?"

February 12, 2009 8AM - 10AM

This two-hour session is geared for builders, subcontractors, realtors, architects, designers, and everyone else who would like to apply sustainable building practices to homes. Our Green Building Consultants will compare the philosophy, necessity and benefits of various sustainable building programs such as NAHB, ENERGY STAR, Earth Advantage, and LEED for Homes. After this session, you will be able to:

- Explain the link between high performance building envelopes and energy efficiency, indoor air quality and materials selection;

- Describe the importance of the integrated design process and life cycle cost analysis when designing a high performance home.

- List healthy and efficient concepts, products and services;

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Life by Design NW Presents: FAQ: Life Coaching 101

Not Bouncing Out of Bed For Work You Love?

FAQ: Life Coaching 101 - CRN# 16693

Lisa Anderson, Certified Career and Life Coach, is here to answer all your questions about life coaching and how it can help you design the career and life you want. Join Life by Design NW in exploring how life coaching supports Boomers.

Instructor: Lisa Anderson When: Monday, February 9th Time: 6:30-8:30pm Where: PCC CPWTC, 1626 SE Water Ave (Across the street from OMSI) Room 304 Tuition: $25 Fee: $5 made payable to "PCC" paid day of class

Pre-registration is required by Friday Feb 6, 2009 at Noon! Please call 503-731-6650 or email [email protected]

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Volunteer Managers Education - ONLINE

Online Volunteer Engagement and Leadership Program

http://www.inpm.pdx.edu/nonprofit-related-courses-winter-2009 or http://extended.pdx.edu/degrcomp/programs/v_engagement_online.php.

The Institute for Nonprofit Management/Public Administration Division of the Hatfield School of Government and the Portland State University Extended Campus is pleased to announce the launch of the online Volunteer Engagement and Leadership Program (VELP).

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Volunteering

Event Volunteers Needed: Seven Deadly Sins, 2/13

Join NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon for their highly anticipated benefit party "Seven Deadly Sins" on Friday February 13th from 8pm to 2am at Rotture in SE Portland.

Join us as we enjoy local burlesque performances and the beats of favorite masters of the turntables, DJ Anjali and DJ Grey. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks including door sales, info. booth/merchandise table and greeters. Three shifts are available throughout the night; 8pm-10pm, 10pm-12am, and 12am-2am. Volunteers get in for free and are encouraged to join the party after completing their shifts. Volunteer with a friend or alone, the night is about having fun and celebrating Choice in Oregon.

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Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s Watershed Wide Event

Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s Watershed Wide Event

Saturday, March 7, 2009 9am-12pm work parties; 12-1:30pm volunteer appreciation luncheon

Join the Johnson Creek Watershed Council and our partners for the 11th annual Watershed Wide Event. There will be 10 restoration sites throughout the watershed where volunteers will help remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs. A volunteer appreciation luncheon will be provided following the work parties. If you or your group are interested in joining us for a morning of rewarding work on Johnson Creek, register online at: www.jcwc.org

or contact us at (503) 652-7477, or email [email protected] REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

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Native Plant Sale Volunteers Needed!

You can help to make the 8th Annual EMSWCD Native Plant Sale another smashing success!

 We have weekday volunteer shifts available to get ready for the Plant Sale. Can you help us sort plants in preparation for the Plant Sale Pick-Up Day? No native plant expertise needed whatsoever. You’ll work with EMSWCD staff to bundle and sort plants. 3 hour (longer if you want!) shifts are available, with plenty of refreshments to be enjoyed. If you would like to help, I would love to hear from you!

Volunteers are needed on the following dates & times:

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Admin Assistant for SCRAP programs

We're seeking a part-time 10 hour/week Administrative Intern for our Membership/Development Programs. This is an unpaid position where you are compensated with store credit (1 hour = 1 store dollar). This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the non-profit sector.

Here are some tasks that would be really wonderful to turn over to a volunteer:

1) Board and Marketing Packets * Print and assemble marketing and board packets

2) Membership * process into database * Send membership/renewal acknowledgment email * File forms * Check database for expirations/due to renew * Send reminder emails

2) Post events * keep local calendars updated with SCRAP events * investigate other calendars/bulletin boards/posts where our information can go

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