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Digest for June 16, 2008

Special Notice

CNRG Brown Bag Training - Cost Effective IT Solutions for Nonprofits

Community Nonprofit Resource Group (CNRG) Thursday, June 19th

CNRG invites you to participate in a free CNRG brown bag lunch training! We are excited to connect you with valuable resources that will allow you to learn, grow, and expand your knowledge. Here are the details of the upcoming event:

Topic: Cost Effective IT Solutions for Nonprofits

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Digest Contents:

CNRG Brown Bag Training - Cost Effective IT Solutions for Nonprofits
You're Invited to NWSA's Environmental Achievement Symposium
Event Invite: Portland Women Who Tech
Film: Global Gardener - part 1 of 2
Fundraiser
Part-time Child Care Position
Independent Living Advocate
Conservation Crew Leader/Environmental Educator position
Women Living with HIV Program Manager
AmeriCorps positions available at Our United Villages & The ReBuilding Center
Job: Project Manager for Oregon Water Trust
Willamette Riverkeeper AmeriCorps Position - Apply today
Coordinator for Academic & Life Success
Job: Program Director Community Cycling Center
Book Room Assistant (Part time) for the Friends of the Multnomah County Library
Program Manager & Development
CNRG Training June 19th
Volunteer with CNRG – Become a Digest Moderator!
Volunteer Naturalist Training, Tualatin River NWR Fall 2009
Pro-Choice Volunteers Needed To Do Valuable Work and Have Fun
OMSI is seeking friendly faces as Greeter Volunteers!

Events

You're Invited to NWSA's Environmental Achievement Symposium

Environmental Achievement Symposium

Join us for lunch to learn what this year's AmeriCorps members are achieving for the environment and our community, and network with other Portland-area environmental professionals. The event will highlight five jury-selected projects presented by our members, and will include a poster session. Lunch provided by Nicholas Restaurant, courtesy of Northwest Service Academy. Portland City Hall, Lovejoy Room 1221 SW 4th AvenuePortland, Oregon 97204 Wednesday, July 30, 200812:00PM-1:00PM For more information, contact [email protected] or call (503) 234-2383 ext. 117

Past Symposium presentations have included:

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Event Invite: Portland Women Who Tech

I wanted to invite local women involved and interested in technology to the Women Who Tech Portland Potluck Picnic at Laurelhurst Park taking place next Sunday; and invite you to extend the invitation to other 'women who tech' in your circle!Join with other 'women who tech' from the Portland area on Sunday, June 22, to meet new friends, hang out with old friends, collaborate on ideas, share stories, and enjoy the plethora of potluck picnic foods.

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Film: Global Gardener - part 1 of 2

http://www.portlandpeakoil.org/discussion/node/1637

Film: Global Gardener - part 1 of 2

Start: Jun 18 2008 - 7:00pm End: Jun 18 2008 - 9:00pm

Permaculture helps people turn wastelands into food forests.

"Mollison provides practical and motivating information...Recommended." Rachel Lohafer, MC Journal

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Fundraiser

Shiver Me Timbers! It’s a Pirate Cruise on the Plum Krazy Please Help Support Blooming Branches Youth Development Strategies Pay for Summer Programs. Pirate River Cruise on July 19, 2008 Hosted by (fun machine) Ken Smith Give low-income youth a leg up with your contribution to a great time.

$500 Pirate King (Which kidney do you want?) $250 Pirate Captain (Superheroes) $100 First Mate (Nonprofit employees and other cheapskates) $22.95 Deckhand (Students, children, and other ne’er-do-wells) "Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.” Mark Twain

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Jobs & Internships

Part-time Child Care Position

Hi. Our small but vibrant liberal religious community in SE Portland is looking for a mature (18+ years), loving caregiver for infants and toddlers during our Sunday evening services. Experience with this age group and a background check will be required. Please send a cover letter and resume to Christine at: [email protected]

Thanks!

-- Laura

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Independent Living Advocate

Bridges to Independence is a progressive non-profit agency serving adults with developmental disabilities. We have recently moved and are seeking a creative and dedicated person to add to our team.

This position involves medical advocacy, money management, skills building, recreational supports, vocational assistance, client transport, and more. This is not a caregiving position; it is a position that encourages people to reach their highest potential and complete tasks themselves. We need people with strong initiative and problem-solving skills as well as the confidence to make decisions and work independently.

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Conservation Crew Leader/Environmental Educator position

Mt.Hood Community College's Project YESS program for at-risk youth has an AmeriCorps LINKS position open for a Conservation Crew Leader/Environmental Educator. This 300 hour position will assist in the leadership of a conservation crew consisting of 8 to 12 “at-risk” and low-income youth aged 16 to 21 completing valuable natural resource-based community services projects.

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Women Living with HIV Program Manager

Quest Center for Integrative Health is hiring a Program Manager for our Women’s HIV Program (Women Of Wisdom (W.O.W.). Please see our website www.quest-center.org under Get Involved to see the full job description.

 

You will send your resume and coverletter to Attn: Gretchen Bradley

 

Thank you!

 

Gretchen Bradley

Volunteer and Community Programs Coordinator

Quest Center for Integrative Health

2901 E. Burnside

Portland, OR 97214

503-238-5203 x 103 tel / 503-238-5202 fax

www.quest-center.org

 

Empowering People, Nurturing Community, Promoting Health and Wellbeing

 

 

 

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AmeriCorps positions available at Our United Villages & The ReBuilding Center

Northwest Service Academy AmeriCorps

Positions Available

Communications Assistant

Volunteer & Special Projects Coordinator

 

Our United Villages is a locally-based, private, non-profit community enhancement organization. The ReBuilding Center is a project of Our United Villages. DeConstruction Services and ReFind Furniture are services of The ReBuilding Center. For the Communications Coordinator position, we are seeking a team oriented self-starter with a strong working knowledge of marketing and outreach.

 

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Job: Project Manager for Oregon Water Trust

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT OREGON WATER TRUST

PROJECT MANAGER COOPERATIVE IN-STREAM WATER PROJECTS

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Willamette Riverkeeper AmeriCorps Position - Apply today

Willamette Riverkeeper is excepting applications for our 08/09 Water Quality Coordinator AmeriCorps position. Please visit our website for a position description and details at www.willamette-riverkeeper.org.

Questions contact Amy Morrison at [email protected]

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Coordinator for Academic & Life Success

The Commission on Children, Families & Community (CCFC) seeks a full-time Coordinator for Academic & Life Success to advance CCFC goals towards closing the achievement gap. This position will spearhead initiatives to help ensure the success of all young people. Initiatives are implemented through a collaborative process that involves a wide range of diverse community partners. This position will provide an overall coordination role between the different issue areas related to children, youth and families, and poverty reduction. Pay range: $26.61 to $32.76 per hour, plus comprehensive benefits.

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Job: Program Director Community Cycling Center

About the Community Cycling CenterThe Community Cycling Center works to broaden access to cycling and its benefits through hands-on programs, volunteer projects, and our neighborhood bike shop. We believe bicycles are a tool for empowerment and a vehicle for change. This position is located at the Community Cycling Center offices at MLK and Shaver in Northeast Portland. Visit www.CommunityCyclingCenter.org for more information about us.

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Book Room Assistant (Part time) for the Friends of the Multnomah County Library

Book Room Assistant – Friends of the Multnomah County Library, a non-profit, seeks a part time book room assistant to sort, pack, lift, move 50 lbs. boxes of books and work with volunteers. BA or equivalent knowledge of books required. Send resume by Friday, June 20th to: FOL, 919 SW Taylor St. #220, Portland, OR 97205 or email to:

[email protected] No telephone calls, please.

If e-mailing your resume, be certain to use the [email protected] address only!

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Program Manager & Development

The Clark County Food Bank (CCFB) is seeking a person to contract manage its resource development and capital campaign programs. This highly motivated person will work, with the guidance and counsel of an experienced fund-raiser/capital consultant, to organize and carry out the CCFB development activities. More Information at http://nonprofitnetworkwa.org/index.php/nurturing/info/C41

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

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Trainings

CNRG Training June 19th

Community Nonprofit Resource Group (CNRG)Thursday, June 19th CNRG invites you to participate in a free CNRG brown bag lunch training! We are excited to connect you with valuable resources that will allow you to learn, grow, and expand your knowledge. Here are the details of the upcoming event: Topic:Cost Effective IT Solutions for Nonprofits

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Volunteering

Volunteer with CNRG – Become a Digest Moderator!

Hello CNRGizers!

Have you ever wondered how messages on the CNRG listserv are managed? Are you looking to volunteer from the comfort of your own home or office? Would you like to be the first person to see the CNRG posts before they go out to the list? CNRG needs your help!

The CNRG Listserv depends on dedicated volunteers like you to review and approve each message, ensuring the integrity of the list as the premier connection point for the nonprofit sector. We are currently recruiting new moderators to fill this very important role.

Moderator responsibilities include:

Commitment of two hours, one day per week (must have a computer with internet access)

Attendance of one 1 hour training session

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Volunteer Naturalist Training, Tualatin River NWR Fall 2009

•Want to have fun and enjoy quality time on the Refuge? •Interested in improving your wildlife observation skills? •Curious about the natural history of the Tualatin River Basin and Tualatin River Refuge? •Interested in free naturalist training? •Want to make a difference with school children?

Read on!

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in Sherwood, will again be recruiting volunteers to assist with school field trips to the Refuge this fall 2009.

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Pro-Choice Volunteers Needed To Do Valuable Work and Have Fun

NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon (NPCO) is looking for volunteers to do important work, which is also rewarding and enjoyable. We would like to add new members to our Choice Action Team (CAT) and recruit folks for a few hours of tabling this summer at Portland's street fairs. The CAT is a group of dedicated volunteers – friendly fun-loving people – who augment the great work being done by the staff of NPCO, by doing committee work that includes meeting once a month, committing to volunteering 5 hours a month for NPCO and putting together the occasional fundraiser. NPCO is also looking for “people persons” to do some good old-fashioned face-to-face pro-choice outreach this summer.

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OMSI is seeking friendly faces as Greeter Volunteers!

OMSI is recruiting Greeter Volunteers! Do you enjoy interacting with people and hanging out at OMSI? Come be a greeter! We especially need people on Wednesday and Thursday mornings and Thursday afternoons. There are other shifts available as well.

Position Summary: Greeters welcome visitors to OMSI and provide them with friendly and helpful service as they enter the museum’s exhibit halls.

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