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Digest for April 27, 2009

Digest Contents:

OMSI free April 27 for people 55+
Open House for Non-Profits!
Portland Area Global AIDS Coalition Social Gathering- May 6
Get Connected! Feel the Energy!
Lead Organizer
Job Opening: Returning Veterans Project (RVP) Executive Director
Leadership Trainings
Free Parenting Classes Fulfill Court Mandated Requirements
New funny show, volunteer opportunities
No Ivy Day
Volunteer opportunities with Hand2Mouth Theatre

Events

OMSI free April 27 for people 55+

Special FREE event just for Seniors! (ages 55+) Come to OMSI on Monday, April 27 to see: Date: Monday, April 27 Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Cost: FREE for Seniors Note: OMSI will be closed the general public, this event is for those aged 55 and over ONLY. The Da Vinci: The Genius exhibit closes on May 3, so don’t miss your chance to see this amazing exhibit! Questions? Please call 503.797.4517 or email [email protected] --

Sharon Hasenjaeger Assistant Director Institute for Nonprofit Management Portland State University Tel: (503) 725-8221 Fax: (503) 725-8045 [email protected] www.inpm.pdx.edu for information on INPM’s nonprofit courses and events

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Open House for Non-Profits!

You are invited to a special open house at MetroEast Community Media!

If you are a non-profit organization, please join us on Wednesday June 10th from 4 pm to 5 pm to learn about all the ways you can plug into the services we offer our community partners:

• Tools to build your capacity as a successful non-profit organization

• Programming opportunities

• Media Partnerships

• Support services

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Portland Area Global AIDS Coalition Social Gathering- May 6

Greetings! Please join the Portland Area Global AIDS Coalition for a free social gathering in honor of World AIDS Orphans Day on May 6 from 6 to 8 pm at Buffalo Gap (6835 SW Macadam Ave, Portland 97219). All are welcome including children; bring your friends, family and appetite! This is the PAGAC's first networking and social gathering. This gathering is being organized in response to requests from people active in organizations addressing HIV/AIDS and other international development issues for opportunities to meet and exchange ideas. There will be no formal program, just meeting and sharing. We hope you will join us!

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Get Connected! Feel the Energy!

April 29th markes the one year anniversary of DonorsResource.org. Join us as we celebrate this important milestone. In less than 12 months, 240 nonprofit organizations registered with DonorsResource.org and 7,007 donations have been claimed. We are thrilled with the difference we've already made-and look forward to expanding our network of giving in 2010. This is particularly important as nonprofits struggle to find consistent, reliable resources in these challenging economic times.

JOIN US! Wed., April 29th 2-4 pm United Way of the Columbia Willamette 619 SW 11th (downtown Portland) 1st Floor meeting area Dessert will be served

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Jobs & Internships

Lead Organizer

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Metropolitan Alliance for Common Good (MACG)
position summary:

Metropolitan Alliance for Common Good (MACG) Lead Organizer

The Lead Organizer of MACG is responsible for overseeing efforts in carrying out the work plan of the organization as described in the Governance Document. This entails:

• Developing and maintaining relationships with heads of current and potential member institutions

• Finding and developing new leaders in the member organizations, and among other groups in the Metropolitan Area who are not yet involved

• Training these leaders through relational meetings, group actions and evaluations, and both the introductory Leadership Training for Public Life and Advanced Institutes

• Working with the executive team, county cluster chairs, core team leaders, and action team leaders to move stories into action

Salary / Pay Rate:$30,000 - $40,000 for the half time position, including benefits
more info...

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Job Opening: Returning Veterans Project (RVP) Executive Director

Position Title: Executive Director

Status: Regular, full time, exempt position

Starting Salary: $40,000 to $46,000, DOE We hope to provide health insurance in the near future.

Returning Veterans Project (RVP) provides free counseling and other health services to military personnel returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as to their family members and survivors. RVP was founded in 2005 because we believed it was our collective responsibility to offer education, support, and healing for the short and long-term repercussions of military operations and combat on veterans and their families.

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Trainings

Leadership Trainings

Register Now for the Enlightened Leader Workshop Explore Your Values and Vision & Learn Practices for Effective Leadership

Tuesday, June 23 through Thursday, June 25, 2009

The Enlightened Leader workshop is designed to help you lead from the inside out and to be in touch with the core of who you are. You will learn tools for awakening your creative power and staying centered as you express that power in your role as leader.The Enlightened Leader program is a collaboration between the founders of the Personal Leadership methodology and the senior meditation teachers at The Movement Center.

 For more information, visit http://themovementcenter.com/news_enlightened_leader.php

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Free Parenting Classes Fulfill Court Mandated Requirements

Make parenting a pleasure! A series of six, 90 minute workshops for parents to share their own knowledge and expertise will meet on the second floor of the Julia West House, at 522 SW 13th Street in Portland. This six week class will meet on Mondays, May 4- June 15, 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. This class fulfills court mandated requirements.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required, call today to reserve your spot! Parents without custody are encouraged to attend this class.

Call Patty at 503.222.6564

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Volunteering

New funny show, volunteer opportunities

The Nomadic Theatre Co is proud to present the new one-woman show by Sarah Liane Foster, The Last Show You'll Ever See, a clown show about the end of the world. The show opens May 15 and runs for two weekends (5/15-5/17 & 5/22-5/24) at Curious Comedy in NE Portland. More information is below. We can't wait to see you there!

To get the show rolling, we need some trusty volunteers over the next week (April 25-30) to help distribute postcards and posters to friends and businesses in your neighborhood. This is a chance to get outside, help us immensely, and see the show for free. To sign up, call or email Tony to get your stack of cards. His number is 917.292.9121 and can also be reached at [email protected]

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No Ivy Day

vy Day

An annual event throughout Portland's natural areas sponsored by Portland Parks and Recreation and the No Ivy League.

Help the Friends of Tryon Creek State Park cut tree ivy on No Ivy Day on May 2nd from 9 to Noon. When ivy climbs trees, it not only flowers and spreads its seeds but the weight of the ivy can knock over those trees, destroying entire tracts of forest. Come help us stop this invader of the woods!

Saturday, May 2, 2009 9:00am – Noon Meet at Nature Center at Tryon Creek State Park

Contact: Amy Hoffman at 503-636-4398 or [email protected]

 

 

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Volunteer opportunities with Hand2Mouth Theatre

Over the next few weeks Hand2Mouth Theatre will need volunteers for poster distribution, ushering and work parties in exchange for tickets to "Everyone Who Looks Like You," our new company-created performance about the people you call Family (running May 14-24 at Milepost 5). If you are interested please write to [email protected], or go to www.hand2mouththeatre.org for more information.

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