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Digest for August 28, 2009

Digest Contents:

Music and Food to share: Multicultural Harmony and Hope for Healthy, Vibrant Living
Find a New Home With Daybreak Cohousing Community - Tour and Social on August 30, 1:30-3:30 pm
Positions available with Janus Youth Programs, Inc.
LCSW or LPC Internship Opportunity
OMSI Human Resources Internship
Volunteer Coordinator Intern Postion for VOZ
CASAStart Case Manager
SOLV- Stream Team Captain Training
Volunteer Food Bank Liaison
Dial for Rides Donation Procurement Volunteer
Use Basic A/V Knowledge and Attend Topical Lectures Free
Request for Project Proposals: NWSA Make a Difference Day

Events

Music and Food to share: Multicultural Harmony and Hope for Healthy, Vibrant Living

Brought to you by MIKE Program and our Community Partners:

Our Community Mural Dedication

This Sunday, August 30 at 703 NE Hancock St, (2 blocks north of NE Broadway on 7th) from 4:00-5:30/6:00PM.  Come celebrate this stunning mural with us and the artists and youth who created it.  Presiding is City Commissioner Amanda Fritz, joined by County Commissioner Deborah Kafoury, DHS Office of Multicultural Health Administrator Tricia Tillman, and Director of the Governor’s Office of Affirmative Action, Peggy Ross. The event starts with street side reflection to the music of Mark Bosnian (Nu Shooz/Voo Doo BBQ) and ends with Brass Cloud and their interactive percussions.   

Cheryl Neal, M.D., President_MIKE Program*

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Find a New Home With Daybreak Cohousing Community - Tour and Social on August 30, 1:30-3:30 pm

Sunday, August 30, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Daybreak Cohousing Social and Site Tour, 2525 N. Killingsworth Street, Portland, Oregon

Are you looking for community where you know your neighbors? Daybreak Cohousing is currently seeking new members. On August 30, meet members of Daybreak Cohousing, a new Portland, OR 30-home community with an expected move-in date of October 2009. Learn about cohousing and tour the Daybreak site at 2525 N. Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR. Daybreak Cohousing was named one of the nations “top 10 green cohousing developments” by Natural Home magazine in January 2009.

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Jobs & Internships

Positions available with Janus Youth Programs, Inc.

Employment

Janus Youth Programs has the following positions available. Janus is a nonprofit agency providing community-based services, including residential and shelter care, to youth referred by OYA and/or DHS, as well as homeless and street-dependent youth. We operate facilities in Oregon and in SW Washington. We are an agency that values diversity and values the contributions made by our staff in helping the youth we serve. All positions involve working together with strong, supportive teams to support and make a difference in a young person's life.

All positions are open until filled or stated otherwise. Postings updated 8/27/2009

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LCSW or LPC Internship Opportunity

Richmond Place, a transitional housing program for homeless families of Impact Northwest, has openings for Master's level Social Work  or Counseling interns seeking clinical hours and supervision toward licensure.  One hour of clinical supervision by an LCSW with over 20 years of experience would be provided in exchange for at least 4 hours per week of individual, group, and family counseling provided to children and families.  Experience with children and families preferred.  Schedule to include Wednesday afternoon/early evening. To apply please send a letter of interest, three references, and resume to [email protected]

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OMSI Human Resources Internship

OMSI Human Resources Internship

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is seeking a Human Resources Intern.  This is an unpaid position which offers the successful candidate a unique opportunity to be involved in human resources at a major non-profit.  This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

Summary of position:

This internship position will aid the Human Resources staff in balancing the museum's strategic objectives with the everyday needs of the staff.  The Human Resources intern will manage specific projects, conduct and present research and assist with general office duties in the Human Resources Department as needed. 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

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Volunteer Coordinator Intern Postion for VOZ

VOZ Workers Rights Education Project is recruiting a part-time intern to be the Volunteer Coordinator for the fall and spring 2009-2010. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 5 p.m. Friday, September 18. If you have any questions about the position please email [email protected] Please see Organizational Information below for a brief overview of VOZ (www.portlandvoz.org).

Responsibilities:

•Work with VOZ staff members to recruit, schedule, and provide contact with VOZ volunteers (both allies and day laborers). The volunteer coordinator will serve as the primary liaison between VOZ staff and volunteers.

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CASAStart Case Manager

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Neighborhood House
position summary:

Job Title: CASASTART Case Manager Location: North Portland FTE: 1.0 (40 hours per week)

The CASASTART Case Manager’s primary responsibilities are to provide intensive case management services to referred/eligible elementary and middle school students and their families, help prevent alcohol and substance abuse and reduce potential violence, improve school performance and build more healthy communities and to be professional and use discretion in collaboration efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Salary / Pay Rate:Starting Pay Range: $13.95/hr. - $17.08/hr.
more info...

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

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Trainings

SOLV- Stream Team Captain Training

BE A STREAM TEAM CAPTAIN

SOLV’s Team Up for Watershed Health has a program that provides an opportunity for volunteers to become more involved in watershed restoration at the leadership level.   Volunteers receive watershed training in return for helping lead volunteer events at Team Up sites.  Please join us on:   September 22nd, 24th and 26th (you must attend all three)

Portland (location TBA)  

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Volunteering

Volunteer Food Bank Liaison

Are you strong, have access to a van, and looking to volunteer a few hours a week helping get food to people in need? If so, you're the perfect volunteer for us!

Bradley Angle is looking for 1-2 volunteers to help pick up a weekly food order on Tuesdays at the Oregon Food Bank and deliver it to our Emergency Shelter. If this sparks your passions and interests, we'd love to work with you to become our new Volunteer Food Bank Liaison!

Needed skills/knowledge:

Ability to lift 40+ lbs; Access to a van or truck; Valid driver’s license.

Email Rebecca at [email protected] or call 503-546-8858 with interest and availability

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Dial for Rides Donation Procurement Volunteer

Dial for Rides needs a donation procurement volunteer specialist.

If you love talking to people, especially when you are talking about a great cause then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Ride Connection needs volunteers to call businesses to request donations or/and gift certificates which will be auctioned off at the upcoming Gala Auction. Proceeds will support Ride Connection’s mission which is to link accessible, responsive transportation with community needs.

Procurement volunteers will start telephoning targeted entities immediately.

All efforts link to Ride Connection’s vision which is to create independence and community connections through the gift of mobility for older adults and people with disabilities.

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Use Basic A/V Knowledge and Attend Topical Lectures Free

OASIS Education Center, a non-profit with a target audience of adults over age 50, produces hundreds of informative and thought-provoking lectures and discussions each year in the areas of Humanities, Arts, Technology and Health & Wellness.

Volunteer assistance is needed with set up and monitoring of basic A/V equipment for individual classes and series: laptop, PowerPoint projector, TV, DVD and/or sound system.

Check out our website of class offerings at www.oasisnet.org/portland and call or e-mail OASIS Program Coordinator Jane if interested at [email protected] (503)276-9703. All ages welcome.

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Request for Project Proposals: NWSA Make a Difference Day

Request for Project Proposals: NWSA Make a Difference Day

The Northwest Service Academy is looking for a variety of rewarding service opportunities for groups of five to ten AmeriCorps volunteers on October 24th, 2009—National Make a Difference Day.

Make a Difference Day is an opportunity for NWSA members to collaborate with new organizations and engage their communities in novel and exciting ways. Creative and nonstandard proposals are encouraged, but all projects should be aligned with at least one of NWSA’s core missions to build community, address human needs, and work for the betterment of the environment.

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