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Digest for November 23, 2009

Digest Contents:

TweetsGiving: Celebrate Organizations Using Tech for Good!
Free Portland Peace Choir Debut Concert
Administrative Assistant/Office Coordinator
Field Team Leader-AmeriCorps Position
Clinical Unit Manager
LINKS AmeriCorps Position - Summit Organizer
Saturday Academy hiring ASE Program Coordinator
Documentary Associate Producer Internship
Free slide projector
Work with Adelante Empresas and help Low-income Latino Entrepreneurs improve their businesses

Events

TweetsGiving: Celebrate Organizations Using Tech for Good!

WHEN: Tuesday, November 24th, 5:30pm-7:30pm

WHERE: Lucky Labrador Brew Pub, 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Oregon

Portland's Tweetsgiving Meetup is this Tuesday!  We're going to hear from some great organizations who will be sharing their story of using technology for good like American Red Cross - Oregon Trail Chapter, Portland Women's Crisis Line, and more!  It's not too late to nominate your organization or one you think is doing groovy things with technology!  All nominations will be posted at PDXTech4Good.

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Free Portland Peace Choir Debut Concert

November 22 Sunday, 4pm Come to be inspired, soothed and renewed by the Portland Peace Choir - a new community choir open to all singers. This is their Autumn concert with a bake sale following. A debut performance at St David's Episcopal Church, 2800 SE Harrison Portland. Visit the web www.portlandpeacechoir.org for more info or to join the Wednesday rehearsals.

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Jobs & Internships

Administrative Assistant/Office Coordinator

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation
position summary:

BACKGROUND and JOB SUMMARY:

Salary / Pay Rate:Full time, Hourly – Non-Exempt: $33,280 per year with excellent benefits including full medical, dental and vision insurance, vacation
more info...

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Field Team Leader-AmeriCorps Position

Project Sponsor: Northwest Service Academy-MAC Mt Adams Center www.northwestserviceacademy.org

NWSA Mission: This position is in partnership with the Northwest Service Academy (NWSA), an AmeriCorps program of ESD112. NWSA's mission is to preserve and restore the natural environment, and to develop community leaders through service and community partnerships. www.northwestserviceacademy.org

Project Location: 2453 Hwy 141, Trout Lake, WA 98650

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Clinical Unit Manager

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Trillium Family Services
position summary:

Trillium Family Services is seeking a Clinical Unit Manager, responsible for managing Residential and Day Treatment programs at the Parry Center for Children campus in the heart of southeast Portland. Trillium Family Services is one of Oregon's largest non-profit providers of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families. With facilities in Portland and Corvallis, TFS brings innovative models of care and treatment to Oregon communities in order to achieve its fundamental mission of building brighter futures with children and families.

Salary / Pay Rate:Commensurate with experience and education
more info...

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LINKS AmeriCorps Position - Summit Organizer

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Coalition for a Livable Future
position summary:

CLF is seeking a part-time organizer to work from December 2009 through June 2010 to assist with planning, coordination, and outreach for CLF’s Eighth Annual Regional Livability Summit. The Summit includes two segments: The first is a full conference which includes keynote addresses, a plenary panel and a variety of interactive breakout sessions. The second, called the Days of Equity Action, will include a set of done-in-a-day events—guided discussions, planned service projects, and advocacy activities focused on regional equity.

Salary / Pay Rate:• Professional development in areas of public policy and non-profit management. • Building personal contacts with a wide array or organizations and individuals in the Portland metro area. • Upon successful completion of a term of service, eligible members receive an education award of $1,000-$4,725. The education award can be used to repay qualified student loans, for further education in an accredited institution of higher learning, vocational or for trade schools. The education award is taxed in the year that it is used. • Loan forbearance (after successful completion of a term of service, AmeriCorps will pay a portion of the accrued interest on qualified loans, which is taxable).
more info...

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Saturday Academy hiring ASE Program Coordinator

ASE PROGRAM COORDINATOR at Saturday Academy (Starts as 0.5 FTE, to move into 1.0 FTE after 4-6 week transition period)

FLSA Status: Exempt (This position does not pay overtime)

Salary Range: $30,000 – 34,000

Start date: December 2009

Saturday Academy provides enrichment education, primarily in science, math, technology & engineering, to students in grades 2-12. The Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering (ASE) Program provides internship opportunities in these fields to highly motivated high-school students. We are seeking a permanent staff person to coordinate ASE Program logistics.

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Documentary Associate Producer Internship

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:NW Documentary
position summary:

Associate Producer

Award-winning documentary film director seeks Associate Producer to join the creative team to assist in completing latest film project, Summer Snapshot.

As the Associate Producer, you will: • Be closely involved with the post-production process, from rough cut to final cut. • Help bring music to the film, working directly with musicians and being part of any recording sessions. • Use creativity, energy, and charisma to help organize and successfully launch grassroots fundraising events. • Assist in creating an online presence for Summer Snapshot. Craft blog entries, updates, and images online. • Work with creative professionals to help design cool promo stuff like posters, post cards, invites, DVD covers, etc.

Salary / Pay Rate:Internship
more info...

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Nonprofit News

Free slide projector

Kodak Ektagraphic AF-2 slide projector available for a nonprofit. If interested, please email Kate at [email protected]

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Q & A

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Trainings

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Volunteering

Work with Adelante Empresas and help Low-income Latino Entrepreneurs improve their businesses

Adelante Mujeres’ small business development program, Adelante Empresas, is seeking volunteers to mentor a small Latino/a business.

The mission of Adelante Empresas is to increase the wealth and economic stability of Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs and their families by providing comprehensive small business training and cooperative marketing.

Adelante Empresas’ programs works towards improving the wellbeing of the local Latino/a community through providing access to the social and economic capital necessary for Latino/a businesses to succeed in today’s society.

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