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Digest for June 11, 2008

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Go on FREE guided hikes with Oregon Wild Summer
Hands-On Summer Workshop Series: Rainwater Harvesting, Solar Food Dehydrating, Wilderness Skills, Permaculture, Earthen Ovens
DEADLINE Friday, June 13: SUN Community Engagement Specialists - 10 Openings!
Bilingual Reception / Information & Referral Clerk (1 FTE)
Administrative Assistant- United Way
Development Director
Gilbert Park Sun Site Coordinator at IRCO
Job Opening- Sustainability Educator
Now Hiring: Oregon Student Association
Josiah Hill III Clinic (JHC): AmeriCorps LINKS Marketing and Events Specialist
Job Opening - Church Sexton
Available Position at Neighborhood House - Youth & Family Services
PT job: Fundraise for City Repair!
Make a potting bench from recycled materials at The ReBuilding Center
4 summer nonprofit courses - Two online! Another involving field service experience, plus good old Grantwriting
Volunteers Needed: Portland Impact Luau
Volunteer Project Needed for August 19
Volunteers needed for environmental bilingual event: Explorando el Columbia Slough!
Museum of Contemporary Craft-Annual Gala & Craft PDX

Events

Go on FREE guided hikes with Oregon Wild Summer

Oregon Wild Summer 2008

Visit the places you want to see with the people who know them best!

Enjoy Oregon’s wilderness gems and old-growth forests this summer. The free and guided hikes, campouts and fishing trips start on June 21st and run through September 21st. Many outings will take groups to proposed wilderness in the Lewis and Clark Mount Hood Wilderness Area. We’ll provide participants an opportunity to learn more and take action in the campaign to protect Oregon’s wild places. Whether you are looking for a short family friendly hike, or a more rugged trek to an amazing vista or waterfall, we have a hike planned for you! For more information and to register, please visit www.oregonwild.org, or call Margaret De Bona at 503-283-6343 ext. 210.

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Hands-On Summer Workshop Series: Rainwater Harvesting, Solar Food Dehydrating, Wilderness Skills, Permaculture, Earthen Ovens

Come learn energy saving skills you can put to use in your own backyard!

During five weekends in June and July learn hands-on about Rainwater Harvesting, Solar Food Dehydrating, Wilderness Skills,Intro. to Permaculture Design, and Earthen Oven Construction. Attend one or all workshops.

After the series, join Green Empowerment in the developing world on a tour to Mexico. Celebrate growing energy independence. All workshops (except tour to Mexico) are bike friendly events in Portland! Each 9am-5pm day includes lunch.

Space is limited. Sign up now to reserve your spot by calling or emailing Jason,(503)284-5774 -or- [email protected]

Workshop Dates JUN 28: Rainwater Harvesting ($40)

JUN 29: Solar Food Dehydrating ($40)

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Jobs & Internships

DEADLINE Friday, June 13: SUN Community Engagement Specialists - 10 Openings!

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VISIT OUR WEBSITE for details about the application process: www.portlandimpact.org/americorps.htm *********************************************************************************

Connect kids, parents and communities through the SUN (Schools Uniting Neighborhoods) program and Portland Impact, a nonprofit agency that works to alleviate poverty.

Members of Portland Impact’s SUN AmeriCorps team help make local schools into community “hubs” for kids, parents, and community partners.

Sound like something you’d like to be part of? READ ON!

ARE YOU...

* Eager to make a difference in the lives of kids and families?

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Bilingual Reception / Information & Referral Clerk (1 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 Receptionist/I&R Clerk. This position reports to the Office Manager.

Job Functions Include:

  • General reception at the front desk
  • Answer multi-line phone system
  • Greet and direct clients and visitors
  • Maintain the appearance of the lobby
  • Accounts payable input
  • Purchase supplies
  • Other clerical duties supporting all departments

 

Minimum Qualifications:

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Administrative Assistant- United Way

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 Vice President-Workplace Giving. Please forward cover letter and resume to [email protected] Reference Job #170. Position closes 6/20/08.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant Reporting To: Vice President Department: Workplace Giving 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. Occasional overtime may be warranted.

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Development Director

Development Director

Elders in Action

Job Announcement: Director of Development

Elders in Action is seeking an innovative and enthusiastic individual to direct the fund and friend development program of the agency.  Strong human relation skills required and the ability to create positive relationships in the community for the benefit of the agency.  Founded in 1968, Elders in Action, a powerful voice for local seniors, is a non-profit organization that believes the quality of life should never depend on age.

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Supervisor:     Executive Director

Scope of Position:

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Gilbert Park Sun Site Coordinator at IRCO

POSITON: Gilbert Park Sun Site Coordinator. SALARY: $28,000 to $33,000/yr + Benefits. LOCATION: Gilbert Park School. ADDRESS: 13132 SE Ramona St. STATUS: Full Time, Regular. SCHEDULE: Mon – Fri, 8:30 - 5:00. LANGUAGE: Preferred Bilingual in English and an Asian Pacific Islander Language. APPLY at www.irco.org

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Job Opening- Sustainability Educator

Columbia Springs Environmental Education Center (Columbia Springs) is a regional, 501(c) 3 non-profit Corporation. Our mission is to engage the community in environmental education within a historically significant urban setting. Columbia Springs is located on more than one hundred acres of urban green space surrounding and including the historic Vancouver Trout Hatchery. Columbia Springs’ staff provides a wide variety of formal and informal environmental education programs both on-site and in the community. The site is open daily to the public. Visitors can hike on nature trails, observe birds and other wildlife, and visit the working trout hatchery. Please see our website for more information www.columbiasprings.org

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Now Hiring: Oregon Student Association

Help us win real change for Oregon students!

 

The Oregon Student Association (OSA) is a coalition of student governments fighting to increase access to college for all Oregonians.  The Oregon Students of Color Coalition (OSCC) is a coalition of students advocating for equal access to education by empowering students and strengthening communities of color.  OSA is now hiring for:

 

Communications Director

OSCC Field Organizer

Portland State University Campus Organizer

University of Oregon Campus Organizer (based in Eugene)

 

Get more information on each position and application details at:

http://www.orstudents.org/osa/info/C21/

 

Thank you,

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Josiah Hill III Clinic (JHC): AmeriCorps LINKS Marketing and Events Specialist

 

Josiah Hill III Clinic (JHC) is a unique grassroots community-based organization which provides preventative environmental health services to Portland Metro area families.  The organization coordinates and provides community-based blood lead testing clinics(one of the only non-profits in the nation which provides this service), home health assessments, and green cleaning trainings.  JHC engages a diverse group of volunteers which represent professionals, students, and community leaders. 

 

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Job Opening - Church Sexton

Janitorial

Church Sexton

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Available Position at Neighborhood House - Youth & Family Services

Neighborhood House SUN Community School Site Coordinator, Clarendon-Portsmouth K-8: Full-time (1.0 FTE) with excellent benefits. Annual salary range: $29,006 - $35,533.

Job Responsibilities:

The Clarendon-Portsmouth K-8 SUN School Coordinator, under supervision from Neighborhood House Youth & Family Services Program Manager, is responsible for day-to-day operations of the SUN School’s before and after-school activities. The position works in collaboration with school’s principal and staff and Neighborhood House SUN staff.

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PT job: Fundraise for City Repair!

City Repair is seeking responsible, self-motivated, and enthusiastic people to join our working community. We are seeking people who are outgoing, enjoy working as a team and have a passion for engaging diverse communities. These people will have grace and humor under pressure, great organizational skills, be able to work with minimal supervision, and have a genuine interest in and commitment to The City Repair Project's purpose and mission.

Fundraiser (5 hours per week at $13 an hour)

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

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Trainings

Make a potting bench from recycled materials at The ReBuilding Center

 

The ReBuilding Center’s Summer Workshop schedule is out, starting with the Potting Bench Workshop, a hands-on class for gardeners and aspiring woodworkers using all recycled materials from The ReBuilding Center warehouse:

 

Potting Bench Workshop

Learn how to make an outdoor potting table for your garden using salvaged woods and materials. Students will use hand tools and power tools to craft a basic potting table. This three day workshop is recommended for the beginning to intermediate woodworker. 

Thurs June 26 6:30-8pm, Sat June 28 12-5pm and Sun June 29 12-5pm

Tuition + Materials: $80

Instructed by Randi Selleck

 

Register online at www.rebuildingcenter.org/education.htm ,

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4 summer nonprofit courses - Two online! Another involving field service experience, plus good old Grantwriting

Please spread the word -

If you or someone you know has been looking for good online courses on nonprofit topics, search no farther. We are offering 2 this summer:            

"Fundamentals of Fundraising" and            

"Managing New, Small, and/or Grassroots Nonprofits"

We are also offering:            

 "Grantwriting" on a face-to-face intensive weekend basis and            

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Volunteering

Volunteers Needed: Portland Impact Luau

Come HULA with us! Portland Impact is hosting its annual Summer Garden Party fundraiser on Saturday, June 28th at the Portland Nursery on SE Division. This year's theme is Portland Impact Luau: A True Community Feast. Event festivities include dinner, Hawaiian-inspired entertainment, live & silent auctions and a program presentation. If you enjoy volunteering at events we need your help!

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Volunteer Project Needed for August 19

The University of Portland's Office of Residence Life is looking for a volunteer project in Portland for 46 staff members on August 19, 2008. If you have a need for this many volunteers all at once, please let me know ASAP! They would like a project that promotes teamwork and can benefit the local community in positive way.

Contact: Kacy Keippela, Moreau Center for Service & Leadership, University of Portland, [email protected], 503-943-7132

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Volunteers needed for environmental bilingual event: Explorando el Columbia Slough!

 

Do you: Enjoy Festivals?, Speak Spanish?, Enjoy canoeing?, Like working with kids?, Have an unrealized artistic flair?

 

Please join us as a volunteer at the seventh annual Explorando El Columbia Slough on Saturday, June 21, 2008!  This bilingual family environmental festival celebrates nature in the city and the environment of the Columbia Slough. Explorando offers events and activities for all ages in Spanish and English. Volunteers are needed! It is the commitment, energy and enthusiasm of the many Explorando volunteers that make this wonderful community event such a success. Please join us! Refreshments will be provided for all volunteers throughout the day. You’ll also receive an official Explorando T-shirt to wear!

 

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Museum of Contemporary Craft-Annual Gala & Craft PDX

Museum of Contemporary Craft is Seeking Volunteers!

Unpacking: Celebrate a Year of Rediscovery Annual Gala

On Saturday, July 12th, the streets around the Museum will be closed for a benefit gala: an evening of fine dining, auction, and live music. Volunteers are needed to assist with all levels of the festivities, including, but not limited to: check-in, auction, gallery security, hosting, and Museum information. Join the Museum’s staff and board in celebration of the first anniversary of the Museum’s move to its new location and the release of the first publication about the Museum’s collection, titled Unpacking the Collection.

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