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Digest for December 18, 2009

Digest Contents:

Sign up for the Open Meadow e-newsletter and a chance to win Blazers tickets
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT with Communications Emphasis
Office Manager
Open Position: Corvallis Community Kitchen Coordinator
Accounts Receivable Specialist
Neighborhood House Peninsula SUN School Lead Instructor
Neighborhood House Peninsula SUN School Art Instructor
StreamTeam Program Administrative Assistant
Exciting change for the Arts Administration course this Winter
Lend a hand at Schoolhouse Supplies!

Events

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Jobs & Internships

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organization:Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
position summary:

Independent Contractor

Salary / Pay Rate:This position is for work as an independent contractor with one’s own equipment, and location. Hourly rate $16 to $20 per hour depending on skills and experience.

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organization:"I Have a Dream" Foundation-Oregon
position summary:

“I Have a Dream” Foundation – Oregon is a small, dynamic non-profit organization which aims to significantly increase college completion rates for low-income children in the Portland metropolitan area and throughout Oregon. “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Oregon has very recently adopted bold new directions for its future and is seeking highly motivated, competent, and flexible professionals to join our mission-driven team.

Salary / Pay Rate:Based on Experience

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Open Position: Corvallis Community Kitchen Coordinator

Community Kitchen Coordinator for the Interfaith Food and Farms Partnership, a project of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregons Interfaith Network for Earth Concerns. Location: Corvallis, Benton Co. Complete position description at www.emoregon.org. TO APPLY: Please submit a brief cover letter and resume to [email protected] by January 4, 2010.

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organization:Northwest Housing Alternatives
position summary:

Administer Accounts Receivable system for Northwest Housing Alternatives, Inc., and related entities. Perform a variety of accounting and bookkeeping functions to ensure that timely, accurate, and complete accounting records are maintained. Perform office support functions.

The closing date for this position is 12/28/2009. Please send cover letter and resume electronically to [email protected]

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Salary / Pay Rate:$15-17 per hour / 30 hrs per week. Non-exempt position. Candiate will be required to pass a background check.

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organization:Neighborhood House
position summary:

Peninsula K-8: 12 hours/week, Monday-Thursday during 09-10 school year Grade VI; Non-exempt

Summary: Position teaches a range of academic and enrichment SUN School classes to students in grades 1-8th, Monday-Thursday, 2:15-5:15pm. Topics of classes during the winter SUN School term include drama, book club, and homework club for middle school students and math/science for younger students. Classes may vary for each SUN School term.

Essential Duties: • Plan and execute lesson plans for such class topics as drama, math and science, and book group • Develops alternative, age-appropriate academic activities or worksheets for the Homework Club class participants • Assists with student snack time and supper time and records daily attendance for all classes

Salary / Pay Rate:Hourly Range: $12.91 - $15.50

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organization:Neighborhood House
position summary:

Peninsula K-8: 5 hours/week, during 09-10 school year Grade VI; Non-exempt

Summary: Teaches two art classes (grades 1-4 and 5-8) and assists with Homework Club for 30 minutes on Tuesdays, 2:15-5:15pm. This position records class attendance, maintains SUN School behavioral expectations and classroom management standards.

Essential Duties: • Teach engaging and age appropriate activities in SUN School course area, art, to students in grades 1-8 • Conduct class expectations in a manner consistent with SUN School behavioral expectations • Provide lesson plans and class supplies lists to SUN School Coordinator

Minimum Qualifications:

Salary / Pay Rate:Hourly Range: $12.91 - $15.50;

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StreamTeam Program Administrative Assistant

StreamTeam Program Assistant Position Opening (Professional Placement—AmeriCorps)

The StreamTeam began in 1992 and has grown to a regionally recognized voluntary environmental restoration effort of Clark Public Utilities. Since the program’s inception, volunteers from a variety of backgrounds have planted over 600,000 native trees to improve salmon habitat. The StreamTeam interacts with approximately 20,000 people each year through outreach and educational opportunities in the community.

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

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Trainings

Exciting change for the Arts Administration course this Winter

An exciting opportunity for students in our Arts Administration course for winter 2010, Tuesdays 4-6:40pm. The class, taught by Tricia Snell, will be held off campus at Weiden+Kennedy 224 NW 13th Ave. The move is to facilitate including a great group of presenters and field trips. If you have questions, comments, or would like to register, please contact me or Becky Fidler ([email protected]). Happy holidays, Sharon

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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Volunteering

Lend a hand at Schoolhouse Supplies!

Help support local classrooms! Volunteers are encouraged to join us for all or part of two upcoming open volunteer shifts:

Tuesday 12/22, 2-5pm Tuesday 12/29, 2-5pm

Schoolhouse Supplies at Madison High School 2735 NE 82nd Ave, Portland OR 97220

In order to prepare for the New Year, we’ll be doing an overhaul of our warehouse space - projects will include sorting, packaging, organizing, and moving supplies. Tasks are appropriate for adults and mature youth age 12 and older; volunteers age 12-16 are required to have an adult volunteer with them. Please wear closed toed shoes and clothing that you don’t mind getting a little dusty. Some lifting will be required, although there may be a limited number of low-impact tasks available.

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