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Digest for May 6, 2008

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Early bird rates end May 8, this Thursday, for Nonprofit Conference
PINK MARTINI AND MCMENAMINS ANNOUNCE FUNDFEST 2008!
Oregon Literacy's Spring Scrabble Tournament is May 18 in Portland, OR
Free Estate Planning Workshops
REMINDER to RSVP for JOSIAH HILL III CLINIC EVENT
Part-time Receptionist for St. Andrew Legal Clinic
Seeking Bookkeeper/Office Manager
Experienced Grant Writer Available for Part-Time Freelance Work
Seeking Marketing/Development Interns for Contemporary Ballet Company
YWCA Executive Director job opening
Youth Advocate, Challenge Course Facilitator, Nurse, and Kitchen Positions open at Camp Caldera
Help coordinate a on-of-a kind event this summer...
Oregon Volunteers! seekingVolunteer Program Development Coordinator
desktop or laptop computer needed!
Springdale Job Corps Health Fair June 20th - Looking for Vendors!
Open House for Therapeutic Foster Parents

Events

Early bird rates end May 8, this Thursday, for Nonprofit Conference

Nonprofit Conference Targets Emerging Professionals & Organizations  “Consortium of leading nonprofits, businesses, and government organizations focuses on growing needs of emerging nonprofits & professionals for training and leadership development”      Portland’s nonprofit organizations are shifting dramatically with changing economic realities and demographics. Their need for technical assistance in traditional areas as well as strategic approaches for growing their nonprofit organizations within the sector is rapidly growing as well. Emerging nonprofit professionals are increasingly turning to fellow organizations for best practices and innovative solutions to current challenges and ‘lessons learned’ from experience.

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PINK MARTINI AND MCMENAMINS ANNOUNCE FUNDFEST 2008!

FUNDRAISING CONCERT FOR OUTSIDE IN on THURS, JUNE 5:

PINK MARTINI AND MCMENAMINS ANNOUNCE FUNDFEST 2008! FOUR CONCERTS TO BENEFIT FOUR LOCAL NON-PROFITS

Pink Martini and McMenamins announce FundFest 2008! – a four-night fundraising concert event at the Crystal Ballroom on June 3 to 6 to benefit four local non-profits. Pink Martini and McMenamins will produce the event and donate 100% of the net proceeds to be equally divided among the following beneficiaries, which were selected by Pink Martini band members:

• Friends of Trees • KBOO Community Radio • Outside In • Bicycle Transportation Alliance

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Oregon Literacy's Spring Scrabble Tournament is May 18 in Portland, OR

Oregon Literacy is excited to announce our Spring Scrabble Tournament.

When: Sunday, May 18, 2008 Noon-5:00 pm

Where: Ringler's Pub (at McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom, downtown PDX)

Cost: $25 per individual player/ $50 per team (of 2 players)

Funds raised will go directly to supporting Oregon Literacy (OLI), a local non-profit.

OLI's mission is to strengthen literacy programs, support volunteer tutors and empower learners to exercise their right to literacy.

For more information, please feel free to call us: 503-244-3898 or send an email to:

[email protected]

Visit our website: www. oregonliteracy. org

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Free Estate Planning Workshops

Please join us for these free opportunities to learn more about the estate planning process that are conducted in affiliation with the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. All of them will be presented by Richard B. Schneider, attorney and author of a "A Will Is Not Enough In Oregon" (available in metro area library branches).

05.07.08 6:30-8P SW SOUTHWEST COMMUNITY CENTER 05.10.08 10:30-12P SE MT. SCOTT COMMUNITY CENTER 05.13.08 6:30-8P NE MONTAVILLA COMMUNITY CENTER 05.18.08 2-3:30P Outer NE GRESHAM LIBRARY 05.29.08 1-2:30P Downtown NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE-Elm Court 05.31.08 10-11:30A SW SHERWOOD LIBRARY

Regards, Devra Augusson Education and Public Affairs Coordinator

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REMINDER to RSVP for JOSIAH HILL III CLINIC EVENT

 

This is a friendly reminder to RSVP for the Leaving a Legacy event—which is already next Thursday the 15th!  So what does the event entail you ask? 

            (if you have already rsvp’d thank you!  Here is a glimpse of the evening)

African drumming by Caton Lyles & Israel Annoh

A FABULOUS silent auction with over 50 auction packages, including packages for:

           “Newport Experience”:  2 hour sea life cruise, Oregon Coast Aquarium passes, Gift certificate to Mo’s restaurant, Gift certificate for ice cream

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Jobs & Internships

Part-time Receptionist for St. Andrew Legal Clinic

Part-time Receptionist needed, $11/hr.

Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30-11:30 ongoing through fall 2008.

Responsibilities & Experience:

*Distribute mail;

*Respond to phone inquiries for services provided by St. Andrew Legal Clinic;

*Make appointments.

*Experience with multi-line phones necessary.

Potential for full-time hours for vacation weeks.

Please reply to [email protected]

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St. Andrew Legal Clinic

807 NE Alberta St.

Portland, OR 97211

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Seeking Bookkeeper/Office Manager

---------------------------- EARTH SHARE OF OREGON A nonprofit that raises awareness and funds for environmental groups

Job Title: Office Manager/Bookkeeper Pay Range: $14.90-$15.50 per hour - Full-time with benefits

Position Summary General office duties. Maintain donor database and records. Daily bookkeeping, AP, AR, GL, produce reports for outside accountant. Track revenue by source and allocate donations to designated member group. Use Excel extensively to track and sort funds allocations.

Requirements Associates Degree in Accounting or related, three years of office operations experience and two years bookkeeping experience (Peachtree)

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Experienced Grant Writer Available for Part-Time Freelance Work

Greetings -

I am a Portland Grant Writer with nearly ten-years' experience writing grant proposals to foundations, corporations and government sources. I have successfully raised funds for the gamut of social services (from emergency shelter to transitional housing to community centers) and the arts (from performances to educational programming). My work in the Portland Metro area and throughout Oregon has made me intimately familiar with the great work of many non-profit organizations.

In contracting with me, you can expect well-written, competitive proposals, the strongest ethical standards (please see to the Association of Fundraising Professionals "Code of Ethical Principles and Standards" for reference), and reasonable rates.

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Seeking Marketing/Development Interns for Contemporary Ballet Company

Bouand DanceCompany (www.bouanddancecompany.org) is seeking motivated and organized interns to help with developing/marketing Portland's newest and most exciting classical/contemporary dance company. The company is 3 years old and has enjoyed financial and critical success thus far, but desperately needs help with an increasing load of work developing and marketing. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Artistic Director Alexandrous Ballard at: alexandrousballard(at)gmail.com

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YWCA Executive Director job opening

YWCA of Greater Portland seeks proven leader. Expertise in financial management, strong Development skills, the ability to provide strategic direction for diverse, non profit mission-based programs, superb communications skills, public speaking ability, and commitment to our mission are required. Must have demonstrated ability to partner with Board and committees, manage an agency with $4+ budget. Salary $90,500 to $105,000 DOQ. Letter, resume, application to YWCA, 1111 SW 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97205 or [email protected] App forms avail on www.ywca-pdx.org.

Jaynee Power, PHR Director of Human Resources YWCA of Greater Portland Portland, OR 97205 Phone 503-294-7470 Fax 503-294-7399

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Youth Advocate, Challenge Course Facilitator, Nurse, and Kitchen Positions open at Camp Caldera

Seasonal Positions available at Camp Caldera

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Help coordinate a on-of-a kind event this summer...

Film Action Oregon Event Coordinator Internship Job Description

Background: Film Action Oregon (FAO) is a nonprofit organization that focuses on educating young filmmakers through hands-on documentary production classes, supporting working artists through fiscal sponsorship, and engaging diverse audiences through outreach efforts and on-going programming at the historic Hollywood Theatre.

For more information on Film Action Oregon and the various ways that we support the artistic community please visit www.filmaction.org. To see us in action, please visit Film Action's YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/EllenBergstoneBeer.

Title: Event Coordinator Intern

Reports to: Executive Director, Community Outreach Coordinator

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Oregon Volunteers! seekingVolunteer Program Development Coordinator

Please distribute information about the position vacancy to as many people as you can.  Applicants must apply through Oregon Housing and Community Services, our statutory home in state government.  Oregon Volunteers staff will not be able to answer calls or provide any more information than is in included in the official announcement.

The deadline for applying is Friday. May 16.  Here's the link to the official announcement:

http://www.oregon.gov/OHCS/jobs/LEHC8011.shtml

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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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Nonprofit News

desktop or laptop computer needed!

 

You know that computer you have sitting in the corner of your office that is collecting dust? Or is it a laptop? Either way- if you have an extra computer that is not being used, Sunshine Division would LOVE to take it off of your hands!

 

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Volunteering

Springdale Job Corps Health Fair June 20th - Looking for Vendors!

Springdale Job Corps serves a diverse community of at risk youth from 16 to 24 years of age. We offer high school diplomas, GED, drivers license and post secondary education to students that may not be able to pay for college or want to pursue a career and build on the skills they have.

On June 20th, from 1 pm to 3 pm, we are holding a health and wellness fair to bring resources to our students on all aspects of health and wellness - mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, etc. We are looking for organizations and/or individuals to help educate our students. You would have a booth provided by us at the fair and you are welcome to bring materials and demonstrations to reach the youth. Many students are teen parents and emancipated as well as from difficult backgrounds.

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Open House for Therapeutic Foster Parents

Help youth get a solid start!  We are looking for responsible, mature adults with sound judgment to provide safe, temporary homes for youth (ages 16-24) enrolled in our independent living/transitional programs.  Youth Progress Association (YPA) has been in operation for over 40 years and helps over 80 youth each year.  YPA's goal is to provide

at-risk youth independent living skills necessary to become successful community members.  YPA is looking for individuals who can:

Successfully pass a criminal background check Work with special needs youth 

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