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Digest for February 16, 2009

Digest Contents:

Sierra Club: Mountain Top Removal Program
Art Spark: A Monthly Mingling for Artists of all sorts
Environmental Educator
State-wide Coordinator
Design Contest!
Environmental nonprofit evaluating conference call choices -- any input?
Special price this month beckons you to sink deeply into creative process
Present information on effects of TV on young Children to Head Start Parents
ROSE FESTIVAL OFFERS SILLY, PROGRAM FOR ‘EVERYDAY PEOPLE’ TO JOIN CHARACTER CLOWN CORPS
Information Resource Specialist/Librarian
Call for Artists and Volunteers

Events

Sierra Club: Mountain Top Removal Program

 

Thurs, Feb. 19th - Mountain Top Removal: there is no such thing as Clean CoalRefreshments at 6:30; Speakers at 7pm

Sierra Club Office, 1821 SE Ankeny St., Portland Mountain top removal is a radical form of coal mining where coal companies literally blow the top off of mountains to access the coal beneath.

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Art Spark: A Monthly Mingling for Artists of all sorts

[email protected] Mak's. America's first youth orchestra, the Portland Youth Philharmonic introduces their new conductor David Hattner, what's new at PYP + a special performance.

Art Spark! Come, connect with your fellow art makers, art lovers & art supporters of the Portland Metro Area; all varieties of Artists are welcome!

Every month a different local Arts Organization will present. This month at Jimmy Mak’s jazz club in the Pearl, America’s 1st youth orchestra, the Portland Youth Philharmonic introduces their new conductor David Hattner and what's new at PYP + a special performance.

Please join us Thursday, February 19th, 5p-7p. More info at portlandartspark.com

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Jobs & Internships

Environmental Educator

Environmental Educator

The Estuary Partnership seeks two part-time Environmental Educators for April-October, 2009.  The position is focused on the Estuary Partnership's Big Canoe On-River Program. Educators should have environmental education experience and the physical ability to haul, launch, and paddle large canoes (capable of carrying 20 people) on a daily basis in difficult water and weather conditions.

Experience working with youth required. The position is 32 hours a week and may require evening and weekend work.

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State-wide Coordinator

Statewide Coordinator needed for The Oregon Network of Child Abuse Intervention Centers (Network). Works with 19 Oregon centers to maintain and build capacity, coordinate quarterly meetings, expand public relations, develop new funding sources and assist with fund development (grant writing and grant reporting), give administrative support to Board of Directors, help the implement the strategic plan, facilitate involvement in legislative issues, hearings and policymaking, and other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree or 3 years experience required. Masters degree may substitute for one or more years of experience.

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Nonprofit News

Design Contest!

Express Your Creativity!

Are you artistic? Good with words? Take part in Community Energy Project’s design contest!

Create an original design or tagline for our new reusable tote bags! Winners will receive a free bag featuring their design and filled with conservation materials.

For more information visit http://www.communityenergyproject.org/volunteer.html

Community Energy Project, Inc., empowers people in the Portland metro area to maintain healthier, more livable homes, control their utility costs, and conserve natural resources.

 

Sherrie Smith

Outreach Coordinator

Community Energy Project

422 NE Alberta St.

Portland, OR  97211

503.284.6827 ext. 106

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Q & A

Environmental nonprofit evaluating conference call choices -- any input?

River Network is sifting through the ocean of conference call options available. I'd welcome any input and experiences you may have had, particularly with Accessline.

Most of our calls have <25 participants, and I'm looking to keep the costs low.

Thank you so much in advance for your input!

Stephen Twelker Office Manager River Network 503-542-8380 [email protected]

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Trainings

Special price this month beckons you to sink deeply into creative process

Process painting calls you into the moment as you learn about flow, creativity, and life. It challenges you to break the “rules” and find your own way. You can’t make a mistake!   Special this month, New and ongoing students can sign up for two days for $99.00, a 10% discount.

This package includes: Saturday, February 21st, 10-5, andSunday, February 22nd, Open Studio, 10-2 Great opportunity for new students to really learn about the process and for ongoing students to deepen your experience with process painting. It's like getting almost a full weekend for only $99.00! The weekend painting workshop offers an extended time and space to allow you to sink deeply into the creative process without distractions.

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Volunteering

Present information on effects of TV on young Children to Head Start Parents

I am a Head Start pre-k teacher with Community Action in Washington County. I am planning a presentation in March for a parent center meeting with the theme of the effects of TV on young children. I am looking for a presenter for a half hour presentation from 5pm-5:30pm probably the third week in March.

Laura Young [email protected] 503-356-8432 Jacob Wismer Annex #4

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ROSE FESTIVAL OFFERS SILLY, PROGRAM FOR ‘EVERYDAY PEOPLE’ TO JOIN CHARACTER CLOWN CORPS

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregonians who long to share their whimsical inner clown can enroll in the 2nd annual Rose Festival's Character Clown Corps. Named one of the Best Educational Programs in the World for festivals and events by the International Festival Events Association, the Clown Corps was one of the favorite new Rose Festival features in 2008. Participants will train and perform with a European-style clown professional, receive a makeup kit and costume as well as develop their very own clown character. Graduates will get to participate in many events during the festival.

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Information Resource Specialist/Librarian

Want to discover your passion? Interested in the inner work of Life Planning? Considering a second career? Looking for a meaningful transition from paid work?

Life by Design NW is launching a new Volunteer Engagement Program to utilize the extensive skills and talents of individuals 50+. We are looking for volunteers who want to make a meaningful contribution to the community and contribute to Life by Design's goals in serving as a model for future civic engagement projects.

We are currently seeking applicants for the volunteer position of Information Resource Specialist/Librarian to help develop Life by Design NW's new Information and Resource Center. A job description is attached.

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Call for Artists and Volunteers

PDXArtScene.org is now seeking artists, writers and supporters to conduct interviews and create articles for the new site.

PDXartScene.org is a free website for Portland to enjoy and artists to network!

Please register as a member and artist on our site or email us at [email protected]

Thanks for you time,

Daniel  and Brian 

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