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Digest for February 1, 2010

Digest Contents:

International Development Happy Hour Joins Forces with The PAGAC-- February 1!
FSC Events Calendar
Got Love? Neuroscience with Speed Dating
Global Medicine for Global Health: Health Equity Open Forum
Open Forum & Group Process: Health Leadership and Diversity
Rainbow Medicine Dreambody & Nonlocality with Arnold Mindell, PhD & Amy Mindell, PhD
Lecture & Panel: Deep Inner State Awareness & Palliative Care
Finance Director
United Way Position Opening: Senior Communications Manager
The Coolest Job in Town: Program Instructor at Pangea Project, Portland, OR
Bookkeeper
Clinical Supervisor
Occupational Therapist (20 hrs/wk)
Mental Health Therapist (Full Time)
Field Manager with Basic Rights Oregon
Annual Grants Development Plan
Free Weatherization Workshop
grant writing volunteer for Do Jump! school
Mentor Youth & Learn About a New Culture!
Spanish Translator for Community Forum Series

Events

International Development Happy Hour Joins Forces with The PAGAC-- February 1!

International Development Happy Hour Joins Forces with the Portland Area Global AIDS Coalition

Join us for low-key socializing with people connected to or interested in international development issues including global HIV/AIDS

When: February 1, 5-7 pm

Where: Hopworks Urban Brewery: http://www.hopworksbeer.com/index.php 2944 SE Powell Boulevard Portland, Oregon 97202 Phone: (503) 232-4677 (HOPS)

We'll be on the mezzanine (upstairs).

See you there!

-- Kristi Jo (KJ) Lewis Global Sistergoods www.globalsistergoods.com 503-737-1956 cell

Britt Rosenberg PAGAC www.pagac.org 503-704-0995 cell

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FSC Events Calendar

For Immediate Release:      January 29, 2009

Contact:         Michelle Kroll (503) 794-8542

Email:             [email protected]

Attachment:    Monthly Calendar

Re:                 February 2010 Events

Registration:   Call (503) 794-8542 or email: [email protected]

Location:        Franciscan Spiritual Center

Address:        6902 S.E. Lake Road, Suite 300

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Got Love? Neuroscience with Speed Dating

Got Love? Neuroscience with Speed Dating

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Feb. 17th, 2010 – 6 to 8pm - FREE!

Located at Aztec Willie's: 1501 NE Broadway St

One Step: Register at: http://www.meetup.com/The-Portland-Got-Love-Community/

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Join gotLove? For “Single Play”, an interactive play shop and speed dating for singles devoted to experiencing the best of life through meaningful learning engagements. Although there is some content presented, this event is focused on fun and loosely structured networking where you get to meet other singles.

Can anyone say "Three cheers for Speed Dating??!?"

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Global Medicine for Global Health: Health Equity Open Forum

"The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being..." from the WHO Constitution. Health Care Costs, Health Equity, Social Justice, and Environmental Justice are all aspects of a larger discussion about health for each individual as well as regional and global communities. This gathering brings forth different views and personal experiences, and then deepens the discussion through a facilitated community dialogue. We will ask community members, health care providers and city/county officials to present their experience to initiate our discussion.

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Open Forum & Group Process: Health Leadership and Diversity

What is health leadership? What do we expect from health care providers? Why leave it up to the medical doctors? Who are our community health leaders? This evening brings the local Portland community together in an open forum to discus issues of health leadership and diversity. Speakers from various communities of Portland will open the evening in the first hour. In the second hour, we will have a large group process open to everyone present.

When: Friday February 26, 2010 from 7:00-9:00 pm Location: Portland State University Smith Memorial Union 1825 SW Broadway, Portland OR, 97201 Cost: Suggested donation $10 Facilitator: Max Schupbach

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Rainbow Medicine Dreambody & Nonlocality with Arnold Mindell, PhD & Amy Mindell, PhD

Please join Arny and Amy, two internationally recognized psychotherapists, who will show and speak about the development of process oriented dreambodywork and its connections to medicine and psychology. They will speak about rainbow medicine, and its extension that includes local and non-local aspects of body experience. Finally they will indicate how the individual’s dreambody connects to history and the present social and physical world.

When: Wednesday February 24, 2010 from 7:00-9:00 pm Location: Portland State University Smith Memorial Union 1825 SW Broadway Portland OR, 97201 Cost: Suggested donation $10

This lecture is part of the 2nd International IAPOP Conference:Community & Global Health For further information see: www.iapop.com/CGH.htm

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Lecture & Panel: Deep Inner State Awareness & Palliative Care

Gary Reiss, Ph.D. & Pierre Morin, MD, Ph.D., Dr. Richard Maunder, MD Dean Yamamoto, M.Div., BCC, Deborah Strohecker, RN At the heart of a process-oriented approach to coma and remote states of consciousness is a shift of mind set or paradigm. Coma Work requires us to reevaluate our understanding of health, healing and process. Gary Reiss and Pierre Morin will introduce the theory and practical steps of a process-oriented approach to working with people in coma and then facilitate a panel discussion about the opportunities and challenges of its clinical application.

When: Thursday February 25, 2010 from 7:00-9:00 pm Location: Portland State University Smith Memorial Union 1825 SW Broadway Portland OR, 97201 Cost: Suggested donation $10

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Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Oregon Partnership
position summary:

A Portland-based drug education and crisis intervention non-profit located in SW Portland is seeking a full time Director of Finance and Operations to manage all aspects of accounting, financial management and reporting, information technology, human resources, facilities and other operational functions to support the CEO.

Salary / Pay Rate:Commensurate with experience

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United Way Position Opening: Senior Communications Manager

Senior Communications Manager

 

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette has an opening for a Senior Communications Manager to create and implement organizational communications, plan and execute effective PR and strategic communications initiatives/projects, manage communication via traditional PR channels as well as social media outlets, and serve as the organization’s lead media contact.  Must have technical and design skills in managing social media and website. Min. 5 years experience. Submit cover letter, resume, and 1-2 writing samples, referencing Job #300, to [email protected] Additional info:  www.unitedway-pdx.org.  Position closes 2/7/10.  An Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

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The Coolest Job in Town: Program Instructor at Pangea Project, Portland, OR

START DATE: March 1, 2010 POSITION: Program Instructor REPORTS TO: Director of Programs STATUS: Regular, Full-time, Exempt LOCATION: Portland, Oregon SALARY RANGE: $35,000-37,000

Job Summary

The Program Instructor is primarily responsible for the ongoing development and delivery of The Pangaea Project’s local and international educational curriculums, including data collection, measurement and evaluation of student performance and participation goals.

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Information

organization:Evergreen Habitat for Humanity
position summary:

We are looking for an energetic, detail-oriented; full-charge bookkeeper to oversee our nonprofit’s accounting functions. Duties include, but are not limited to, using QuickBooks Pro and Excel to record or prepare accounts payables, accounts receivables, deposits, journal entries, financial reports, payroll, balance sheet, bank and payroll reconciliations, month-end close, 990’s. Previous construction or property management experience is a plus.

Salary / Pay Rate:TBD

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Information

organization:LifeWorks NW
position summary:

The Clinical Supervisor provides leadership and direct services as part of a small team that provides comprehensive treatment services to women exiting prostitution. Services have strong trauma and substance abuse emphasis--the qualified candidate will be well-versed in treating both, as well as understanding the criminal justice and social service delivery systems. This position collaborates regularly with other public service agencies and has a strong public presence.

Salary / Pay Rate:Negotiable

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Information

organization:LifeWorks NW
position summary:

This position provides Occupational Therapy including assessments, treatment interventions, and community outreach and education as part of an innovative trans disciplinary Early Assessment and Support Alliance team (EASA). EASA works with adolescents and young adults ages 15-25 who are experiencing early symptoms of psychosis. The EASA program is community based with emphasis on engagement, family involvement and incorporates several evidence based practices.

Salary / Pay Rate:Negotiable

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Information

organization:LifeWorks NW
position summary:

Mental Health Therapist providing outpatient dual-disorders treatment to clients on Federal Probation. This position is located in SW Portland.

LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community. We encourage women and men of all cultural backgrounds and ages to apply.

Salary / Pay Rate:Negotiable

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Information

organization:Basic Rights Oregon
position summary:

Position Overview
With the support of several Field Organizers, the Field Manager will grow an intensive and large-scale grassroots field program and develop volunteer leadership. Working with regional and national experts, the team will lead a cutting edge program to build public support for the freedom to marry, positioning the state for national leadership on LGBT equality.

The Organization
Basic Rights Oregon is the state’s leading grassroots advocacy and education organization dedicated to ensuring that lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender Oregonians experience equality. More info at www.basicrights.org.

Responsibilities

Salary / Pay Rate: Salary commensurate with experience; includes generous benefits.

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

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Trainings

Annual Grants Development Plan

Earlier this month CNRG hosted a workshop I presented on Development of Your Annual Grants Plan. If you were not able to attend that "sold out" event then you can email me to receive the handouts provided to participants.

The documents provide guidance and resources for developing your annual grants plan and a sample grants plan template. Email Bill Weismann at Grassroots Northwest: [email protected]

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Free Weatherization Workshop

Winter is still here, and energy bills are still high! Do you feel the cold breeze cutting through your house or apartment? Are your curtains or blinds moving? Is your furnace kicking on every 30 minutes? Then we can help!

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Volunteering

grant writing volunteer for Do Jump! school

Do Jump! Physical Theater School teaches classes in creative movement, physical theater, acrobatics, partner acrobatics, trapeze, aerial dance and juggling for ages 1-100. Our focus is to encourage physical confidence, freedom and grace in a creative and non-competitive atmosphere. Students explore their own imaginations while working together to explore the craft of ensemble physical theater performing and aerial dance.

We are seeking to expand our capacity to offer need-based scholarships for low-income students, and are looking for volunteers to research and write grants to achieve this goal.

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Mentor Youth & Learn About a New Culture!

Learn About a New Culture!Mentors Needed! HAYLO - Helping a Youth Leap Onward 

Are you able and willing to donate your time and skills?  Do you like to have fun?  Would you be interested in welcoming immigrants into our community?  Would you like to learn about a new culture?  Learn a new language?  Would you like to be a mentor?

 

Come share, build, and practice your skills by volunteering your time with us!

 

We are looking for mentors who are willing to help East African, Burmese, Eastern European and Hispanic youth.  Mentors will spend one and a half hours a week helping with homework and English, talking about school, life, and the youth’s future.

 

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Spanish Translator for Community Forum Series

A community-based public forum series is being held to educate and engage community members regarding pending decisions about significant Urban Renewal Area (URA) investments that will change the built environment of inner North and Northeast neighborhoods. We are looking for someone to provide real-time Spanish translation during the series of four events which will take place in February and March.

If interested, or for more information, please contact Shoshana Cohen at the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, 503-823-4575 or [email protected] For more information about the events, please visit www.necoalition.org.

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