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Digest for June 10, 2008

Digest Contents:

Impact Film Festival--this Saturday night!
Northwest Oregon Volunteer Administration Administrators (NOVAA) meeting next week, 6/19
Men’s Prevention & Wellness Outreach Worker & HIV Testing Counselor (0.5 FTE)
Administrative Assistant
Job Posting: Women's Housing Case Manager
Homeless Men's Shelter Director
10,000 Jobs on Idealist.org
Staff RN and CNA
Job Posting: Friends of Family Farmers
Volunteer Coordinator / Instructional Aid
RACC Press Release: Arts Partners Governing Committee Chair Named
Update on Oregon's Act to End Hunger
Volunteers needed for Reach the Bridge Run - June 29th

Events

Impact Film Festival--this Saturday night!

IMPACT FILM FESTIVAL, June 14th at the Hollywood Theater. Presented by Sierra Club and the National College of Natural Medicine

Doors Open at 6:30pm

SHORT FILMS start at 7:00pm and include: Intersection Repair, The True Cost of Food, The New Dream, The Appalachians

PANEL DISCUSSION at 8:30pm with Special Guests: Susan Anderson, Director, Office of Sustainable Development, City of Portland; Sussanna Czeranko, N.D., National College of Natural Medicine; Christopher Metro, N.D., LAc, National College of Natural Medicine; Barbara Byrd, Secretary-Treasurer, Oregon AFL-CIO; Nat Parker, Regional Representative, Sierra Club; Daniel Lerch, Post Carbon Cities Program Manager, the Post Carbon Institute.

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Northwest Oregon Volunteer Administration Administrators (NOVAA) meeting next week, 6/19

Greetings,

Just a reminder to please join us next Thursday June 19th at 12 noon for NOVAA's monthly meeting.

The featured topic will be "The State of Volunteering in Oregon"

Do middle aged Oregonians volunteer at higher rates than seniors? The “state of volunteering” in Oregon might surprise you. Join Kathleen Joy, the Executive Director of Oregon Volunteers, as she introduces the most current data on volunteering in Oregon, lets you consider if this data reflects your experience and provides you with practical numbers and information to use in promoting your own program. ______________________________________________________

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Jobs & Internships

Men’s Prevention & Wellness Outreach Worker & HIV Testing Counselor (0.5 FTE)

Description: Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the leading provider of HIV prevention, education, housing, advocacy and support services in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We are seeking an experienced part time (20 hours per week) Outreach Worker & HIV Testing Counselor to conduct HIV counseling, testing and referral services, outreach, and to assist with staffing and programming at the Men's Wellness Center. This position reports to the Men's Prevention and Wellness Team Lead.

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Administrative Assistant

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette has an opening for an Administrative Assistant to perform a wide range of administrative duties in support of the Chief Operating officer, Director-Human Resources, and the Finance and Administration Department. Please forward cover letter and resume to [email protected] Reference Job #160. Position closes 6/22/08.

Job Title Administrative Assistant

Reporting To: Director, Human Resources

Department: Finance and Administration

Exempt OR Non-exempt: Non-Exempt Work Schedule: Full-time. Core hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Job Posting: Women's Housing Case Manager

Transition Projects is looking for a talented case manager to join our team. The Women's Housing Case Manager will work with residents of Jean's Place, a 55-bed shelter and transitional housing facility for homeless women.

The full job description follows. We offer a starting salary of $13.80 plus excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401k, and generous vacation/sick/holiday. To apply, please send cover letter and resume Attn: JP Search Committee to [email protected] or Transition Projects, 475 NW Glisan, Portland, OR 97209.

Job Description

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Homeless Men's Shelter Director

Transition Projects is seeking a highly skilled manager for our Glisan Center. The Glisan Center is a 90-bed shelter for homeless men. The director will oversee a team of 24-hour shelter staff and case managers, ensuring that the programs meet the needs of the residents. This is an exciting opportunity to join the management team of a vibrant and growing organization. Our mission is to serve people's basic needs as they transition from homelessness to housing.

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10,000 Jobs on Idealist.org

Dear CNRGistas,

Last week we launched a campaign to try to get every nonprofit job in the country on Idealist.org, and the results have been amazing.

Usually we get about 50 new organizations and 200 job postings every day. So far this week, we have 700 new orgs and 4,000 jobs!

As a result, there are now more than 10,000 jobs on Idealist, in every field and at every level.

If you know anyone, anywhere (friends, colleagues, students, clients, alums) who is looking for a job in the nonprofit sector, now is the time to invite them to Idealist. Here are a few more details for job seekers and organizations:

* What Job seekers Should Know:

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Staff RN and CNA

An opportunity is available for an RN and CNA to work in the residential program in a nurturing, client–centered environment. Nursing staff at Our House have the benefit of working within the unique Our House philosophy of care with a dynamic multi-disciplinary team. Our House is an organization that provides health and housing services to people with HIV/AIDS. RNs and CNAs in our residential program work as a team with clients to administer medication, manage symptoms, assist with activities of daily living, coordinate care and to pursue health living as the client defines it. We are a grassroots organization with an autonomous nurse-run department.

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Job Posting: Friends of Family Farmers

Job Announcement: Temporary Event Organizer

Hours worked per week: 20hrs/wk from June 23, 2008 ­ September 5, 2008

Salary: $35-$75/ hour depending on experience

Friends of Family Farmers (FOFF) seeks to hire a short term organizer who has experience in event planning, working with the media, and volunteers. FOFF is a 501(c)3 non-profit citizen's organization working to educate, organize and advocate for socially responsible agriculture and healthy rural communities in Oregon. We promote programs and policies that foster the profitable growing, processing and local sale of safe, nutritious food and agricultural products, based on the belief that this can best be accomplished by Oregon's family farmers.

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Volunteer Coordinator / Instructional Aid

SE Works is looking for a creative and resourceful individual to serve as the Volunteer Coordinator/Instructional Aid for our General Education Development (GED) program. The preferred candidate will have experience working with youth in an educational setting, strong organizational abilities, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to work a flexible schedule (including some evenings). This is a full-time AmeriCorps position, and the individual will provide 1700 hours of service over an 11-month period. Learn more about AmeriCorps at www.americorps.org.

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Nonprofit News

RACC Press Release: Arts Partners Governing Committee Chair Named

For immediate release   Contact: Mary Bauer, Communications Associate Regional Arts & Culture Council  |  www.racc.org 108 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 300, Portland, OR  97209-3318 503.823.5111  |  email: [email protected]   Through vision, leadership and service, the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) works to integrate arts and culture in all aspects of community life. 

June  9, 2008

Arts Partners Governing Committee Chair Named

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Update on Oregon's Act to End Hunger

Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force Releases Update on Oregon’s “Act to End Hunger”

The update highlights accomplishments in reducing hunger and outlines the next steps we need to take to ensure no Oregonian goes hungry

[The plan and executive summary are available online at www.oregonhunger.org]

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Q & A

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Trainings

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Volunteering

Volunteers needed for Reach the Bridge Run - June 29th

Reach the Bridge Run, a fundraiser for the American Lung Association of Oregon, is recruiting volunteers to support this run/walk to raise funds for lung cancer research and support of programs helping patients and families. The event is Sunday, June 29th , starting at the World Forestry Center and going to the Burnside Bridge. Volunteers are needed for 3 hour time slots as early as 5:30 a.m. for registration and until 10:00 a.m. Please go to www.reachthebridgerun.org for descriptions of these volunteer opportunities and to sign up. Thank you for your support!

Andrew Epstein American Lung Association of Oregon 503-924-4094 www.lungoregon.org

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