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Digest for June 26, 2009

Digest Contents:

FREE Tomato Preservation Workshop at People's Food Co-op!
Tigard-Tualatin School District Inventory Sale
Friendly House Seeks Case Manager 1
Green Hammer, Inc. Internship
Russian Speaking Resident Services Specialist Needed at Human Solutions
Parent/Child Development Specialist II
Foster Care Program Assistant
Focus Roots Fellowships
SUN Program Manager
Trail Maintenance on Wildwood Trail in Forest Park Tues. June 30
5th of July Beach Cleanup!
Volunteer for Chapman Greenspace Restoration Crew

Events

FREE Tomato Preservation Workshop at People's Food Co-op!

Wednesday, August 19th, 6-8pm: Preserving the Summer's Bounty: How to Can Tomatoes workshop at People's Food Co-op.

Learn the basics of the hot water bath preservation method to taste your summer tomatoes all year long! Using the abundance of local, organic tomatoes from our weekly farmer's market, we will go over the process most commonly used to ease your way into your kitchen in order to preserve a variety of delicious fruits during the harvest season. This class is FREE and open to the public.

For a complete listing of classes and events in our community room, please check: http://www.peoples.coop/community/communityroom/ or contact us at: [email protected]

People's Food Co-op 3029 SE 21st. Ave. Portland, OR 97217 503-ORGANIC

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Tigard-Tualatin School District Inventory Sale

Tigard-Tualatin School District Inventory Sale - Saturday, June 27, 2009

NEWLY ADDED ITEMS FOR SALE:

Set of golf clubs with cart

Billy goat blower

Lawn flite MTD edger

Dynamark Edger

Homelite 240/20” chain saw

Need office or school furniture?  Tigard-Tualatin School District is clearing out the warehouse inventory.

Used items for sale:

hundreds of student desks and chairs

tables

shelves

office desks and chairs

pianos

and more.

View photos, pricing and quantities available by visiting:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157619777697918/detail/

Location:

Old Tualatin Elementary School

19945 SW Boones Ferry Rd

Tualatin, OR 97062

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Jobs & Internships

Friendly House Seeks Case Manager 1

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Friendly House
position summary:

Founded in 1930, Friendly House, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit neighborhood center located in Northwest Portland. Friendly House offers safety net services for those in need, including housing assistance for homeless families. Families approved for housing assistance in all programs receive strength-based case management and financial and in-kind support services.

SCOPE OF THE POSITION

Salary / Pay Rate:$12.50/hour starting salary
more info...

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Green Hammer, Inc. Internship

Supervisor: Human Resources/Office Manager

Objective: To gain basic entry level administrative skills for an innovative green building company, while working in an ecologically and socially conscious business environment. General duties include assisting the Human Resource/Office manager with processing timesheets and various clerical duties. Further duties may include, but are not limited to working with project coordinators and managers to provide project related administrative support. Potential to work with President of the company on issues related to green building code development as well as assisting with planning and implementation of various programs and events for the NW Ecobuilding Guild and the Build Local Alliance.

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Russian Speaking Resident Services Specialist Needed at Human Solutions

Job Announcement

Russian Speaking Resident Services Specialist at Human Solutions 

SUMMARY

Provide services to residents of permanent affordable housing.  The Russian speaking Resident Services Specialist II (RSS-II) will work with residents, property managers, community organizations, and the Resident Services Manager to identify resident needs, coordinate and implement programs and services, foster community cohesion, and provide information and referral.  This position requires creative thinking and desire to work with low-income population.  The RSS-II will work independently, carrying out specialized programs; and/or will implement partnerships with community organizations.   

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Parent/Child Development Specialist II

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 motivated individual to join our Children, Youth and Family department in the Parent/Child Development 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. Position: Parent/Child Development Specialist IIEntry Wage: $14.03 to $15.68/hr40-32 hoursJOB SUMMARY: Responsible for promoting and supporting healthy growth and development of families with children prenatal to five years old.

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Foster Care Program Assistant

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 motivated individual to join our Children, Youth and Family department in the Foster Care 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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Focus Roots Fellowships

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Focus the Nation
position summary:

To help America overcome its dependence on dirty coal, and to support innovative young leaders in building communities that want to be a part of a clean energy future, Focus the Nation is pleased to announce the second year of its’ Focus Roots Fellowship program: “Coal and the Road to Copenhagen.”

Do you have an innovative, creative idea to accelerate your community past coal? Are you between the ages of 18 and 29? Do you live in a coal-producing or coal-consuming community? Are you ready for a once-in-a-life time opportunity to launch your idea into action?

If so, the Focus Roots Fellowship is exactly the opportunity for you!

Focus the Nation is seeking applications to select a new class of Focus Roots Fellows!

Focus Roots Fellowship Details:

Salary / Pay Rate:$10,000 Grant
more info...

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SUN Program Manager

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 motivated individual to join our Children, Youth and Family department in the SUN/Impact Community Schools 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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Volunteering

Trail Maintenance on Wildwood Trail in Forest Park Tues. June 30

Protecting, maintaining and enhancing Forest Park for the enjoyment of everyone for years to come is an ongoing challenge. Please join us - three AmeriCorps volunteers - in our work party.

Tools, work gloves and training will be provided. Please wear sturdy footwear, dress for the weather and bring water and a snack along.

When: 8:45am - 12:00pm Tues. June 30, 2009

Where: Forest Park. A park gate 200 yards down a dirt road off NW Skyline Blvd near NW Salzman Rd. See link below:

http://www.facebook.com/ext/share.php?sid=116618611281&h=nJeyh&u=1gJ2B

Please call 503-784-1197 or email [email protected] to RSVP or if you have questions.

Thanks,

Brad Allen Eric Berg Nicole Patterson

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5th of July Beach Cleanup!

The 4th of July is a time to celebrate our beautiful state, but unfortunately it also tends to generate a lot of garbage – firecrackers, cans, plates, plastic utensils, bottles, and more, and a lot of it gets left on the beach. Join us on July 5th in Newport, Oregon to help clean up the beaches before the tides sweep all the garbage into the ocean.

Register at Solv Oregon  for the Independence Day Beach Cleanup, click the following link:

http://www.solv.org/volunteers/volunteer_calendar.asp

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Volunteer for Chapman Greenspace Restoration Crew

10am-2pm Saturday June 27

Chapman Greenspace wildlife oasis maintenance project- located in North Vancouver, WA within the urban growth boundary is one of Columbia Land Trust's first properties and treasured urban wildlife habitats.

Chapman Greenspace, . 9 acres of meadow and Douglas Fir woodland, is bordered by rock quarry, state highway, and airport, and is one of the last natural spots in the area. Join us while we reclaim native meadow habitat from the Himalayan Blackberry and support urban wildlands.

Contact our volunteer coordinator, Warren Neth, at [email protected] or call 360-696-0131 to sign up or find out more information. We will provide directions, details, limited shuttle space and carpool options upon sign up.

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