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Digest for February 3, 2010

Digest Contents:

Portland Community College Cascade Campus 13th Annual Job Fair
Seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner
Small grants program offers $25,000 for waste prevention and recycling
Program Manager: Neighborhood House
Seasonal Inbound Programs Marketing Assistant: AFS-USA, Inc
Independent Living Specialist/Training Associate
OMSI Human Resources Internship
Office Manager: Oregon State Parks Trust
Love Each Other & the Earth with Gift Trees for Valentine’s Day
Press Release: Performing artists invited to apply for RACC's 2010 fellowship award
How to tell your bike "I love you"
Bring your youth to TLC Farm! Schedule a field trip in sustainability
PEEPS Spring Break Camp, March 22-26
FREE Construction Career Training for Women
Spiritually-Oriented Counseling: Reclaiming the Real Self workshop at PSU

Events

Portland Community College Cascade Campus 13th Annual Job Fair

Tuesday April 27th 2010 11 am – 3pm

Cascade Campus Gymnasium 705 N Killingsworth St.

Free and open to all job seekers

Come network with employers representing a variety of industries Find out more www.pcc.edu/cascadejobfair

For More Information contact DeAnne Hardy at 503-978-5613, or [email protected]

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Jobs & Internships

Seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner

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Quest Center (QC) for Integrative Health is looking for a primary care practitioner to work in our non-profit health clinic with a multi-disciplinary team. QC celebrated it’s 20th anniversary last year in bringing quality integrative medicine to the Portland area.

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Small grants program offers $25,000 for waste prevention and recycling

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
position summary:

Bureau of Planning and Sustainability offers $25,000 in small grants for waste prevention and recycling in Portland

Do you belong to a neighborhood association, nonprofit organization, ethnic group, or community of faith that is committed to recycling and waste prevention? Have you been looking for some additional resources to support or expand your green efforts? If so, your organization may be eligible to receive a grant from the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

The goal is to offer grant money to neighborhood, community and nonprofit organizations for projects or items that will help them overcome barriers to waste prevention and increase recycling while educating the community.

Salary / Pay Rate:N/A
more info...

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Information

organization:Neighborhood House
position summary:

Program Manager: 1.0 FTE, Exempt position with good benefits available after February 12, 2010. The Head Start (Oregon Prekindergarten) Program Manager serves as the director of both the NH Head Start and Early OPK program components and must have demonstrated skills and abilities in a management capacity. Previous Head Start program management and a track record of achieving Performance Standards are required. Minimum educational and experiential requirements are: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Education, Health, Program Management and 6 years program management experience or Master’s degree and 4 years program management experience.

Salary / Pay Rate:Hiring range: $48,000 - $52,000/yr.

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Seasonal Inbound Programs Marketing Assistant: AFS-USA, Inc

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:AFS-USA, Inc
position summary:

Marketing and Communications

1. Assist with national marketing and recruitment strategies as outlined in the strategies calendar.

2. Conduct internet and/or phone research in order to identify special interest groups or individuals that may be interested in hosting foreign exchange students. Determine follow up actions and implement.

3. Using social networking platforms build visibility for AFS hosting programs to recruit host families.

4. Research public relations opportunities and follow through with strategies.

5. Coordinate and implement targeted mass mailing initiatives.

6. Write, distribute and track bulk emails, in order to facilitate host family recruitment in the region.

7. Work with Hosting Staff to identify and execute local events.

Salary / Pay Rate:$12 per hour. This is a seasonal full time position through August 31, 2010.
more info...

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Independent Living Specialist/Training Associate

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Independent Living Resources
position summary:

The Training Associate will collaborate with community partners and/or grantors to provide a variety of services to people with disabilities and seniors and/or members of their support systems. These services include leading small groups, providing direct services, and information and referral. The Training Associate will reflect the organization’s mission through commitment to Independent Living philosophy.

Salary / Pay Rate:Based on qualifications; excellent benefits
more info...

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OMSI Human Resources Internship

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is seeking a Human Resources Intern. This is an unpaid position which offers the successful candidate a unique opportunity to be involved in human resources at a major non-profit. This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

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Office Manager: Oregon State Parks Trust

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Oregon State Parks Trust
position summary:

As Oregon State Parks Trust's Office Manager, you'll be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to all areas of the organization.

Development Administrative & Clerical

(50%): •Maintains donor database. Enters and updates records in the donor database. •Processes contributions and writes and sends donation acknowledgement letters. •Processes credit card transactions. Updates online credit card donation webpages. •Manages memorial and honorarium giving program.

General Administrative & Clerical

(20%): •Picks up, opens, and processes all incoming mail and posts outgoing mail. •Manages the voicemail system. •Manages general, administrator, info and personal email in-boxes.

Salary / Pay Rate:$10-$15/hr (DOE), 32-40 hrs/wk. Benefits include: paid vacation and sick leave; 10 paid holidays; medical, disability and life insurance; and a retirement savings plan. Our office is along the west bank of the Willamette River, at the southern end of downtown Portland's Riverplace district. Access to mass transit (Portland Streetcar, SW Moody stop) is nearby.
more info...

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Nonprofit News

Love Each Other & the Earth with Gift Trees for Valentine’s Day

Gift Trees from Friends of Trees make a great green gift for your sweetheart!

This year, love each other and the earth by giving Friends of Trees Gift Trees for Valentine’s Day. For a donation of just $35, Portland-based non-profit Friends of Trees will plant a young native tree in honor of a loved one and send a gift acknowledgement card in their name. It’s a great cause and a fun, green alternative to the standard Valentine’s Day fare.

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Press Release: Performing artists invited to apply for RACC's 2010 fellowship award

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Mary Bauer, Communications Associate

February 2, 2010 –

Performing artists invited to apply for RACC’s 2010 fellowship award

After a one-year hiatus, The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is restoring its “Artist Fellowship” program and will honor one extraordinary artist in the field of dance, movement, music or theater by awarding a $20,000 fellowship in the performing arts this spring.   Applications are now being accepted online at www.racc.org/grants.

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How to tell your bike "I love you"

The Worst Day of the Year Ride is a fundraising bicycle ride to benefit the Community Cycling Center, a non-profit organization that provide access to cycling. The ride is February 14th starting at 10:00 am at the Lucky Lab, 915 SE Hawthorne.

HOW TO TELL YOUR BIKE "I LOVE YOU" Cyclists are invited to the Worst Day of the Year Ride Pre-Ride Check In event on Saturday, February 13th from 2-5pm at the Lucky Lab, 915 SE Hawthorne for a Valentine Studio. People can make their own custom creative Valentine's, for a sweetie or for their bikes.

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Bring your youth to TLC Farm! Schedule a field trip in sustainability

Bring your YOUTH out to the FARM!

Tryon Life Community Farm is a non-profit 7-acre sustainability education and demonstration center on the edge of Tryon Creek State Park in SW Portland.

TLC Farm's Hands-On Sustainability program engages youth from preschool through college in interactive farm tours and hands-on activities and lessons in topics such as: -gardening -permaculture -natural building -restoration -medicinal plants -forest ecology -storm water management and more!

We are currently recruiting school and youth groups of all kinds to sign up for farm visits for the upcoming season.

For more information visit http://tryonfarm.org/share/youth or contact: Emily Gowen, Youth Education Coordinator: [email protected]: 802-399-6426

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PEEPS Spring Break Camp, March 22-26

NEWSLETTER: Northwest Service Academy: Spring Into Action!

PEEPs Spring Break Camp 

March 22 - 26, 2010

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Q & A

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Trainings

FREE Construction Career Training for Women

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. empowers women to enter into high skill, high wage careers in construction through our seven-week Trades and Apprenticeship Career Class.

Please help us spread the word about our FREE program so even more women can get started into satisfying, living wage careers.

-- Class meets Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

-- Participants get hands-on experience working alongside skilled female instructors.

-- Explore topics like safety, construction culture, apprenticeship, and more.

-- Get an introduction to green building.

-- Learn basic trades math and measurement.

-- Try out the tools of ht etrades through visits to job sites and apprentice training centers.

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Spiritually-Oriented Counseling: Reclaiming the Real Self workshop at PSU

Spiritually-Oriented Counseling: Reclaiming the Real Self workshop at PSU with Patrick Johnson, PhD Fr Feb 5 8:30-4 pm Explore a model for practicing spiritually-oriented counseling. The model incorporates an integration of various psychological theories and a broad-based and personally-defined view of spirituality. A thematic integration of psychological theory and spiritual views of health and healing as well as sustainability of health are presented. Western psychological and various spiritual views of the self are also addressed. This course requires students to participate in personal growth and self-awareness activities.

For more information: http://www.ceed.pdx.edu/menthealth/ (click on "current courses")

Kathy Lovrien, LCSW

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