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Digest for August 3, 2009

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Portland RiverFest 2009
"Odds & Ends for Furry Friends" garage sale
Job : Center Director
Camp Fire Afternoon Site Instructors for David Douglas School District After-school Programs (multiple positions available)
Volunteer treasurer needed for homeless youth non-profit
Celebrate the Willamette River with a Cleanup!
Classroom Law Project - Office Volunteer


Portland RiverFest 2009

WHAT: Portland Riverfest

WHEN: August 20th through August 23rd, 2009

DESCRIPTION: Join the fun as Portland caps off the summer by celebrating the Willamette River. Riverfest offers a family-friendly chance to come to the river; take river tours; enjoy live music; learn first-hand about the river’s history, environment, and economy; clean-up the riverbank; and view river spectacles.

PUBLIC PHONE CONTACT: Rick Bastasch, 503-823-0275

WEBPAGE: www.portlandriverfest.org

ADMISSION: Most events are free, check website to confirm the price of a particular event

PRESENTING ORGANIZATIONS: City of Portland, Port of Portland, South Waterfront Community Relations, Comcast

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"Odds & Ends for Furry Friends" garage sale

Animal Aid is having its annual “Odds & Ends for Furry Friends” garage sale

 Date: Friday through Sunday 8/14-16 from

 Time: 9am-4pm daily  


Location : 5555 SW Dover Ct. in Portland just off SW Oleson Rd (between Vermont and Beaverton –Hillsdale Hwy.) 

All proceeds will go towards supporting our rescued, homeless cats and dogs and our Fund for Veterinary Care assisting low income families with pets in need of urgent medical care. 

We are accepting gently used items for the sale (preferably not clothing other than infant/toddler and no large furniture items). 

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Jobs & Internships

Job : Center Director

Center Director needed in Sherwood Oregon for a non profit lunch senior meal program to manage the day to day operation of the center and the Meals on Wheels program.  40 hours week, Mon – Fri.  Further job descriptions available at www.loavesandfishesonline.org.


Nadine Shepherd

Executive Assistant

Loaves & Fishes Centers, Inc.

7710 SW 31st Ave

Portland, OR 97219

Phone: 503.953.8138

Fax:     503.736.6322



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organization:Camp Fire USA, Portland Metro Council
position summary:

Part time (18 hrs/wk.) position focused on developing and facilitating Camp Fire after-school activities for students in grades 1-5. Instructor will work directly with the Camp Fire Site Manager, community members, school staff and students. Site Instructors are responsible for planning and teaching sequenced lessons in classroom and other school settings for up to 15 students at a time. Camp Fire strives to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging youth in activities of Service and Leadership, Active Recreation, Creative Arts and Academic Support.

Responsibilities include: • Direct instruction of students in an after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and behavior management with groups of 8-15 students

Salary / Pay Rate:$11-12/hour DOE (18 hr/week), typical schedule: Monday through Thursday 2-6pm with 2 flex hours each week, 9 month position, September 21, 2009 - June 4, 2010

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Volunteer treasurer needed for homeless youth non-profit

HomePlate, an agency serving youth in unstable housing situations in Washington County, is seeking a treasurer for the Board of Directors. We are a small non-profit with one employee and many volunteers.

HomePlate's mission is to support the positive development of young people experiencing homelessness or housing instability through community building, education, access to services and resources, and youth empowerment.

Responsibilities for the treasurer position include payroll and fiscal grant tracking. Please check out more information at www.HomePlateYouth.com. A background check is required. Feel free to contact Bridget at [email protected] or 503-867-7762.

Thanks! Bridget Daniel HomePlate Executive Director

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Celebrate the Willamette River with a Cleanup!

Join SOLV in the Riverfest Cleanups this August in celebration of Portland’s front yard, the Willamette River! Volunteers will be picking up trash at Sellwood Riverfront Park in SE Portland on Saturday, August 22nd from 9AM to 1PM and at Kelley Point Park in N Portland on Sunday, August 23rd from 12PM to 3PM. These cleanups are a part of Riverfest, Portland’s annual festival celebrating the Willamette River. To register visit http://www.solv.org/volunteers/volunteer_county.asp

#Multnomah or contact Brett Lyon at SOLV at 503-844-9571 x 332 or [email protected].

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Classroom Law Project - Office Volunteer

 “Classroom Law Project - Office Volunteer”

Help Classroom Law Project prepare for it's annual Golf Tournament benefit! On Thursday and Friday, August 6-7, we will be putting together goodie bags and raffle items for our annual Senators’ Cup Golf Tournament. Volunteers are welcome, on either or both days, anytime between 10am and 4pm. Just let us know when to expect you. Should be a fun time!

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