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Daily Digest

Digest for May 21, 2008

Digest Contents:

Hope Is Vital - Thursday
New Orleans benefit Saturday @ the Goodfoot (Stark & 28th)
Drop-In Pregnancy Counseling - May 21st
Seasonal Challenge Course, Advocate, Nurse, and Kitchen positions open
FUND SERVICES ACCOUNTANT
AmeriCorps VISTA Development Coordinator Position Available in Bend, OR
Job Opportunity - Early Childhood Program Manager
Development Coordinator - SMART
Area Manager for SMART - 3 positions
Fulltime Office Manager position - Bradley Angle House
OMSI Submarine Tour Guide!
Software Developer
Inclusion Inc. is hiring 2 FTE Personal Agents
Job Posting - Director Position
Natural Resources Seasonal Maintenance Worker Position Available
Mental Health Job Openings - LifeWorks NW
Free to nonprofit: Full Size, Newer, Refrigerator
Press Release: RACC Welcomes Two New Board Members
No fee to post jobs and internships
Women's Leadership Lunch and Learn Series
Civic Engagement & Volunteering VISTA positions available
Ride Bikes, Eat Pizza, Volunteer to Party with Kids!
Museum of Contemporary Craft is Seeking Volunteers
Volunteer at the Rose Festival with New Avenues and Ben & Jerry's

Events

Hope Is Vital - Thursday

The Portland Mutare Sister City Association (PMSCA) invites you to learn more about our Sister City, Mutare, Zimbabwe!   Since 1991 PMSCA has worked with our neighbors in Zimbabwe, helping to bring much needed medical, educational and social support to those affected by HIV/AIDS.   PMSCA is proud to announce that we are sending a delegation of Portland citizens to Zimbabwe to continue the goodwill and collaboration that began seventeen years ago.   Join Us Thursday, May 22nd 5:30 7:30 PM Portland City Hall 1221 SW 4th Avenue   Silent Auction & Mutare Art Market. No host bar and light hors doeuvres provided by West Cafe.   A free event!  Bring your friend, get involved and make a difference.   www.africaaidsresponse.org

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New Orleans benefit Saturday @ the Goodfoot (Stark & 28th)

Come on down to the Goodfoot this Saturday night for the funky Devin Phillips band from New Orleans!

The Goodfoot and Devin Phillips are generously donating 60% of all ticket sales Saturday toward rebuilding efforts in New Orleans.

This July myself and a group of seven other volunteers from Northwest Service Academy will donate hard work and enthusiasm to New Orleans recovery efforts. We will assist in high priority, need-based projects with Hands on NOLA while creating opportunities for knowledge-sharing focused on sustainable best practices with local New Orleans organizations.

Please support our efforts while gettin' down!

For more info: thegoodfoot.com

Questions? -Emily Gowen [email protected]

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Drop-In Pregnancy Counseling - May 21st

Do you have a client facing an unintended pregnancy? Does she know she has options? Boys & Girls Aid is hosting weekly drop-in counseling sessions, facilitated by a pregnancy counselor, to encourage open discussion about pregnancy options. All options discussion is welcome, and personal viewpoints are always respected. Our next session will be on Wednesday May 21st from 6-7 pm at Boys & Girls Aid (018 SW Boundary Court, Portland, OR 97239).

Questions? Call 503-542-2392 or email [email protected] For more information, visit www.boysandgirlsaid.org/pregnancy or check out the Boys & Girls Aid Pregnancy Counseling page on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Portland-OR/Boys-Girls-Aid-Pregnancy-Counseling/16458463081.

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Jobs & Internships

Seasonal Challenge Course, Advocate, Nurse, and Kitchen positions open

Seasonal Challenge Course, Advocate, Nurse, and Kitchen positions open

Caldera is currently seeking talented folk to work in our summer camp programming for at-risk youth. Camp Caldera located at Blue Lake near Sisters, Oregon.

Open Positions:

For full job descriptions and to download our application visit: www.calderaarts.org. Caldera is an equal opportunity employer. People of color encouraged to apply. Positions must be filled by July 1. Please email resumes and letters of interest to Charlene Conley, Education Operations Manager at charlene.conley @wk.com Questions may be directed to (503) 937.7443.

Youth Advocate:

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FUND SERVICES ACCOUNTANT

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Background

The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) is a statewide publicly supported nonprofit corporation that administers charitable funds established through gifts and bequests from individuals, families, businesses, and other nonprofit organizations. OCF makes grants or other distributions from these funds to other qualified charitable organizations principally in the state of Oregon. OCF currently manages over 1400 charitable funds with assets of approximately $1 billion and annual grant awards of $55 million.

Fund Services Department

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AmeriCorps VISTA Development Coordinator Position Available in Bend, OR

Position Overview: Development Coordinator Heart of Oregon Corps – Bend, OR August 2008-August 2009 Start Date: August 18th

Organization Overview: The Heart of Oregon Corps is a youth and young adult training employment program that provides an avenue to reduce poverty, stimulate economic growth, and maintain the natural environment.

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Business Manager, the VISTA Development Coordinator will implement a Fundraising and Business Plan for the Heart of Oregon Corps.

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Job Opportunity - Early Childhood Program Manager

 

Program Manager for Portland Impact's Early Childhood Program

 

Portland Impact is a non-profit agency helping 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 Youth and Family Services program.

Please go to our website www.portlandimpact.org/working.htm for information about the following position: Program Manager - Early Childhood Program

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Development Coordinator - SMART

Development Coordinator, SMART in Linn, Marion, Yamhill, Benton and Polk counties

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Area Manager for SMART - 3 positions

SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) is a nonprofit that envisions an Oregon where every child can read and is empowered to succeed. We engage community volunteers to read one-on-one with K-3 children who need literacy support. Participating children also receive new books each month to keep and read with their families. Since 1992, thousands of SMART volunteers have been inspiring little readers through storytelling. Together with support from the community, we are building brighter futures for Oregonians big and small.

Area Manager, Tillamook County, part-time

Area Manager, Clatsop County, part-time

Area Manager, South Coast (Coos and Curry Counties), full-time

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Fulltime Office Manager position - Bradley Angle House

Bradley-Angle House, a social service/social change domestic violence intervention organization, seeks a full-time Office Manager. This position, under the general supervision of the Executive Director, performs a broad range of administrative and information technology (IT) related functions to facilitate the efficient operation of the administrative office and to support the organization’s programs.

For an application packet call 503-595-7411 or go to www.bradleyangle.org Persons of color encouraged to apply.

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OMSI Submarine Tour Guide!

OMSI is seeking Submariners! We are looking for interns and work study students to give tours on the USS Blueback this summer. You don't have to be a submarine expert - you just need the willingness to learn and some public speaking skills.

Please check out the position description at: Internship: http://www.omsi.edu/info/interns/opportunities.cfm Work Study: http://www.omsi.edu/info/employment/jobs.cfm

To apply, please submit an application (employment app for work study, internship app for intern), cover letter and a resume.

If you have any questions call Meara at 503.239.7814 or e-mail at [email protected]

Please check with the financial aid office at your school before applying for work study. All OMSI internships are unpaid.

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Software Developer

Albertina Kerr Centers is looking for an asp.net programmer to help implement and maintain its Clinical Database – a web-based asp.net 3.5/MS SQL 2005 application.

Make a big impact on a small team. Work on all aspects of development from requirements definition through design and implementation.

What you need to apply:

• 2+ years of experience with ASP.NET, MS SQL, and AJAX • Working knowledge of ADO, ADO.NET • Experience with Crystal Reports • Knowledgeable in UI design, site layout • Strong HTML, DHTML, JavaScript skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

What you will be doing:

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Inclusion Inc. is hiring 2 FTE Personal Agents

 

Personal Agent(s)

 

“Offering people resources and education to direct their lives.”

 

Inclusion, Inc, a nonprofit support services brokerage, is accepting résumés for 2 Personal Agents to join our small but growing team.

 

We are looking for enthusiastic applicants who not only have the relevant case management experience and bookkeeping skills to perform the job, but who also possess a desire to encourage and facilitate individualized choice, to creatively scout resources and to build community partnerships to best benefit our customers’ quality of life.

 

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Job Posting - Director Position

Unique opportunity to play key role in Oregon’s statewide mission to improve the quality of childhood care and education of Oregon’s children and youth!

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Natural Resources Seasonal Maintenance Worker Position Available

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE WORKER PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION NATURAL AREAS AND TRAILS SECTION

Full Time Temporary Position Work Days Tuesday through Saturday $10.85 an hour

Portland Parks and Recreation Natural Areas and Trail Section is looking for a self motivated person who enjoys doing outdoor work and interaction with the public. The duties will include but are not limited to the following: Litter and homeless camp cleanup, fence building, invasive plant removal, trail building, supporting volunteer efforts, enforcing Parks rules, and other duties as necessary.

Applicant must submit to a 5 year DMV background check, pass the Parks skills test and be ready to go to work. Position closes when job is filled.

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Mental Health Job Openings - LifeWorks NW

LifeWorks NW recognizes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community, and therefore encourages women and men of all cultural backgrounds and ages to apply.

Check our website for a complete list of positions: www.lifeworksnw.org

Mental Health Therapist  (Full Time) Location: Tigard/Cedar Mill  Provide mental health assessments and individual and group therapy to adults.  MA in social service field and LCSW required.

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Nonprofit News

Free to nonprofit: Full Size, Newer, Refrigerator

Very nice, side-by-side refrigerator/freezer avail to a nonprofit.

Location is Beaverton, and this item will need to be picked up.

If interested, please call Kim at DoughNation Services LLC, 503.422.3381.

P.S. Nonprofits unfamiliar with DoughNation are invited to check out www.doughnationservices.com and to send us WISH LISTS! We never know what we'll handle when, but we want to know what you need so that we can help fill those needs when we do handle things you're looking for!

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Press Release: RACC Welcomes Two New Board Members

 

For immediate release   Contact: Mary Bauer, Communications Associate Regional Arts & Culture Council  |  www.racc.org 108 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 300, Portland, OR  97209-3318 503.823.5111  |  email: [email protected]   Through vision, leadership and service, the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) works to integrate arts and culture in all aspects of community life. 

May 20 , 2008

RACC Welcomes Two New Board Members

Alan Alexander III and Bonita Oswald have been elected to the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) Board of Directors.

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No fee to post jobs and internships

Just a quick note that you may post a job or request for an intern with the Institute for Nonprofit Management at Portland State at no charge. Please spread the word. --

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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Q & A

There are currently no Q & A posts.

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Trainings

Women's Leadership Lunch and Learn Series

Contact: Christine Watson 503.316.3237 [email protected]

Women’s Leadership Lunch and Learn Series

The YWCA Salem and Chemeketa’s Center for Business & Industry are launching a new Women’s Leadership Program. Women Leading Women, a 9-month leadership development program, begins October, 2008.

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Volunteering

Civic Engagement & Volunteering VISTA positions available

Two exciting AmeriCorps*VISTA positions available in Portland. Learn about the vibrant volunteer community across the state and support the development of strong volunteer opportunities, days of service, service learning curricula and volunteer management training.

Oregon Volunteers has two open AmeriCorps*VISTA positions in Portland, full-time service for one year beginning on August 15, 2008: Volunteer Management Support Coordinator Community Engagement Coordinator

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Ride Bikes, Eat Pizza, Volunteer to Party with Kids!

The Bicycle Transportation Alliance is celebrating the month of walking and biking of 4,000 elementary students did as part of Walk + Bike to School Challenge Month. We need your help to put on this awesome event. Sunday June 8th, 10AM to 1PM in the PSU Park Blocks we’re partying with a minibike dance troupe, a squaredance and a wacky kid's bike race. Perks of volunteering include free pizza and goodies, getting to see a lot of happy kids, and endless appreciation from us!

Sunday, June 8th, 1 to 4 hour shifts anytime between 8AM and 2PM

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Museum of Contemporary Craft is Seeking Volunteers

Museum of Contemporary Craft is Seeking Volunteers!

Unpacking: Celebrate a Year of Rediscovery Annual Gala

On Saturday, July 12th, the streets around the Museum will be closed for a benefit gala: an evening of fine dining, auction, and live music. Volunteers are needed to assist with all levels of the festivities, including, but not limited to: check-in, auction, gallery security, hosting, and Museum information. Join the Museum’s staff and board in celebration of the first anniversary of the Museum’s move to its new location and the release of the first publication about the Museum’s collection, titled Unpacking the Collection.

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Volunteer at the Rose Festival with New Avenues and Ben & Jerry's

A unique way to support homeless and at-risk youth in our community!

New Avenues for youth  has a great opportunity for you to volunteer a couple hours of your time & have fun in the sun:

Our Ben & Jerry’s scoop shop will be working at 4 locations during the upcoming Rose Festival, from May 29th – June 8th.  As a result, they would love to have some volunteer scoopers working at one of the carts or at the tent at the Rose Festival.

When: Between 11am-11pm, 2 or 3 hours shifts, May 29th-June 8th

Where: Waterfront/Downtown Portland

Why: Have fun & support our youth!  You will also get free ice cream at a mini-training put on by the manager of the shop…..

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