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Daily Digest

Digest for November 30, 2009

Digest Contents:

Sip of ASTD Networking Event Dec.10
Homegrown DocFest on Friday December 11th at the Mission Theater
Development Director
Fundraising Opportunity for YOUR nonprofit - Have a Night at the Theatre!
Strengthening Leaders through Cultural Competency
Seeking Volunteers for International Domestic Violence Crisis Line
Volunteer Position - Student Outreach Specialist

Events

Sip of ASTD Networking Event Dec.10

All workplace learning professionals are invited to a free, festive networking event 5-8 p.m. hosted by ASTD-Cascadia on Thursday, Dec. 10, at MacTarnahan's Taproom, 2730 NW 31st Ave. Portland 97210. The cozy private setting of a heated, enclosed, patio area will enhance chances for colleagues old and new to share fellowship and enjoy some Mac's Taproom food and beverages on a no-host basis. No reservations are needed for Sip of ASTD, and attendees may come anytime during the event. Questions to [email protected]

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Homegrown DocFest on Friday December 11th at the Mission Theater

Homegrown DocFest

On Friday, Dec. 11 at 8:30 p.m. at the Mission Theater, all-new locally-made documentaries will hit the big screen. NW Documentary’s “Homegrown DocFest” will feature a dozen films produced during Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Documentary, Experimental, and Podcast workshops. Admission is $7 with proceeds to benefit NW Documentary's educational programs.

These quirky, enlightening and endearing short documentary films will introduce a host of colorful, local characters and topics.

This Homegrown DocFest will also feature performances by Circus Artemis, Portland’s new all-women circus, and Polaris Dance Theatre, a contemporary modern dance company. Both groups are featured in the documentaries and will be performing new works.

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Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals (OFOSA)
position summary:

About OFOSA Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals (OFOSA) is an all volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the living conditions and adoptability of shelter animals. Our niche is rescuing medically fragile animals and community support through distribution of food and supplies. We have begun to expand our mission to include humane education this year.

OFOSA is experiencing significant growth with a targeted $1million dollar fundraising goal to support regional shelters (county and private) and rescue organizations. We have a volunteer base of 300 volunteers and growing.

Position Overview

Salary / Pay Rate:Part time (20 hours per week) $1000 per month

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Nonprofit News

Fundraising Opportunity for YOUR nonprofit - Have a Night at the Theatre!

Bag & Baggage productions has one night available as a special performance for a non-profit organization to use as a fundraiser for your organization. In one night your organization can make approximately $6000!

The idea is simple. We perform our upcoming world premier adaptation of Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" performed in combination with John Fletcher's "A Woman's Prize", or our upcoming production of Noel Coward's "Hay Fever", you purchase the entire house for a deep discount and resell the tickets to your patrons for a profit.

Non-profit organization Camp Erin is doing this for our current production of "A Christmas Carol" on December 14th.

Dates available are:

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Q & A

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Trainings

Strengthening Leaders through Cultural Competency

Strengthening Leaders through Cultural Competency

PRESENTER: Stacy D. Kitahata

Date: December 5, 2009

Time: 9-12 intro; 1-3 In-depth

Designed for leaders of any community organization, at this event you will learn skills that can improve the effectiveness of your meetings. Come learn the concepts and an approach to enhance cultural competency used by the Kaleidoscope Institute. Learn ways to facilitate dialogue and decision-making among people with diversity of communication styles.

Place: St. Timothy Lutheran (14500 SE Powell Blvd.)

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Volunteering

Seeking Volunteers for International Domestic Violence Crisis Line

The Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center, 866-USWOMEN, is seeking internationally minded advocates to volunteer on the international crisis line serving Americans abused overseas.

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Volunteer Position - Student Outreach Specialist

The Madison High School SUN Program needs a volunteer to be our Student Outreach Specialist! (15 hrs/wk)

CONTACT: Lua Masumi, SUN Site Manager at Madison High School

phone: (503) 916-5338 email: [email protected]

Madison is located at 2735 NE 82nd, Portland, OR 97220

STAFF SUPERVISOR: Lua Masumi

BACKGROUND: Students come to the Madison SUN Room and SUN classes to learn, have fun, and grow. Unfortunately, without parental support this can become challenging to students who might have to go home to babysit younger siblings or work to help support the family. Additionally, many of our families come from all over the world and language and cultural barriers keep them from participating in school activities.

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