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Digest for May 4, 2009

Digest Contents:

May 13th Springboard Social Innovation Forum Theme: Shelter
United Way Position Opening: Accounts Receivable Specialist
United Way Position Opening: Data Base Administrator
United Way Position Opening: Senior Manager of Electronic Processing and Agency Compliance
Recovery Mentors and Recovery Transition Advocates
Donor Database Assistant
OUTSIDE IN - OPEN POSITIONS
Economic Stimulus Projects Coordinator
Low cost computers from Portland YouthBuilders
Help support Portland's social entrepreneurs!
OMSI Audio/Video Volunteer
Volunteer At OMSI's CSI Exhibit!
Volunteer Spanish Interpreter
Volunteers needed May 31 at the Zoo

Events

May 13th Springboard Social Innovation Forum Theme: Shelter

The May 13th Springboard Social Innovation Forum focuses on physical spaces. What new processes, materials, and ideas promote social innovation around the theme of shelter? The theme “Shelter Innovation” will discuss emerging local and national concepts and projects that are influencing this domain. Join us!

Date + Location:

Wednesday, May 13

Doors open at 5:30pm

Forum 6-9pm

@ Urban Grind East, 2214 NE Oregon

Admission $5

www.springboardinnovation.org

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.

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Jobs & Internships

United Way Position Opening: Accounts Receivable Specialist

 

Accounts Receivable Specialist   United Way of the Columbia-Willamette is seeking an experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist.  Responsible for the campaign accounts receivable functions for the organization, with a focus on maintaining pledge receivable accounts and collections.  Additional info:  www.unitedway-pdx.org.  Forward cover letter and resume to [email protected]  Reference Job #102.  Position closes 5/10/09.  An Equal Opportunity Employer    

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United Way Position Opening: Data Base Administrator

Data Base Administrator

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette is seeking an experienced Data Base Administrator.  This position will be responsible for maintaining all SQL databases deployed in the organization and provide reporting services for all departments for these databases and the Scribe integration between Andar360 and CRM 4.0. Additional info: www.unitedway-pdx.org.  Forward cover letter and resume to [email protected]  Reference Job #103.  Position closes 5/10/09.  An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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United Way Position Opening: Senior Manager of Electronic Processing and Agency Compliance

Senior Manager of Electronic Processing and Agency Compliance

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette has an immediate opening for a Senior Manager of Electronic Processing and Agency Compliance.  This position will serve as the data manager for all electronic gift processing channels for donors and will be responsible for researching and certifying agencies to receive donor designated funds.  Additional info:  www.unitedway-pdx.org.  To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and resume to [email protected]  Reference Job #104.  Position closes 5/10/09.  An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Recovery Mentors and Recovery Transition Advocates

Project Metamorphosis is currently looking for Recovery Mentors and Recovery Transition Advocates to fill entry level/part time positions within an innovative grant program. Position involves ability to act as a peer among 16-24 year old street youth, providing advocacy, referral and support concerning addiction and mental health services. Successful candidates will have experience with addiction issues and homelessness. Qualifications include GED/high school diploma and a minimum of 1 year in recovery. Position closes May 13, 2009.

For application go to www.depaultreatmentcenters.org. and look for Metamorphosis application. E-mail Brandon Schwanz at [email protected] with any questions.

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Donor Database Assistant

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Oregon Food Bank
position summary:

Responsible for daily gift processing and constituent information data entry using Raiser’s Edge database to ensure accurate, effective and easily accessible records and reports to support OFB fundraising, prospecting, campaigns and events. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Salary / Pay Rate:Salary range starts at $11.93
more info...

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OUTSIDE IN - OPEN POSITIONS

OUTSIDE IN - OPEN POSITIONS 

 

Medical Assistant - posted 4/30/09 - Open Until Filled

Integrated allopathic/naturopathic primary care clinic serving a diverse population of homeless & uninsured seeks self-directed, innovative medical assistant. Provide medical care and advocacy for homeless and marginalized patients. Must have or be able to attain AAMA or CCMA certification. Valid driver's license and good driving record required. 40 hrs/wk. $13/hr + full benefits.

Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - posted 3/10/09 - Open Until Filled

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Information

organization:Housing Authority of Portland
position summary:

The Housing Authority of Portland (HAP) is seeking a part time Economic Stimulus Projects Coordinator. This position has been filled.

Salary / Pay Rate:Thank you.

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Nonprofit News

Low cost computers from Portland YouthBuilders

Do you have low-income clients who need a computer? Are you a non-profit or school that needs computers?   Our price of $75 each covers the cost of new components and the operating system.   PYB refurbished computer systems include: Windows XP Professional, 800 MHZ processor speed or faster, 30 GB hard drive or larger, 512 MB RAM or more, CD-R (read) drive, OpenOffice 2.3, Network card, Sound card, Keyboard, Mouse and Monitor. Optional: Modem (free), Wireless Internet Card or CD/DVD RW (each are an additional $25)   For more information, contactAngela McMahonComputer Technology Program ManagerPortland YouthBuilders503.232.0398www.pybpdx.org  

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Help support Portland's social entrepreneurs!

Let's put Portland on the map as the national leader in support for social entrepreneurs!

Check out ChangeXchange (www.thechangexchange.org) where you can browse projects of Portland's leaders of social and environmental change. They work in areas such as the arts, sustainable energy, women's empowerment, green building and more!

ChangeXchange is a new online tool that introduces emerging and proven social ventures to community members and funding organizations alike to allow them to help fill the biggest gap of innovation—seed funding.

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Q & A

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Trainings

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Volunteering

OMSI Audio/Video Volunteer

OMSI is looking for a volunteer to record our Science Pub events. We want someone who can either audio or video record the Science Pub lecture events and put them into a format that can be accessed on the internet. There are 2 Science Pub events per month, so this would be a twice monthly volunteer commitment.

Ideally we would like someone to start recording at the June 1st event.

If you are interested please e-mail [email protected] also check out http://www.omsi.edu/current-volunteer-listings to see our other volunteer opportunities and to download an application.

Thank You!

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Volunteer At OMSI's CSI Exhibit!

OMSI is preparing for our next big Featured Exhibit: CSI - The Experience. The exhibit opens on May 23rd and we need volunteers to help facilitate the exhibit. See the position description below.

If you are interested in this volunteer position, please visit http://www.omsi.edu/index.php/current-volunteer-listings to download an application. Questions? 503-797-4615 [email protected]

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Volunteer Spanish Interpreter

Community Outreach of Our United Villages provides resources and opportunities for neighbors to get to know one another. Working from the roots, we bring people together to share their ideas to inspire practices that strengthen community.

The volunteer will provide simultaneous and summary Spanish interpretation for adult participants of a Community Outreach hands-on workshop.

The interpreter should be fluent in Spanish. The workshop will be on Saturday, May 9th from 9am-3pm—Volunteer must be available during these times. Follow this link to learn more about the workshop: http://www.ourunitedvillages.org/foodsharing.html

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Volunteers needed May 31 at the Zoo

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