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Digest for May 31, 2010

Digest Contents:

Stumptown Rocks!
Public Talk: Kevin Griffin, author of Buddhism and the 12 steps
First Friday: Community Potluck and Findhorn Presentation
Program Intern with ROSE CDC
Open Position: Program Manager for EMO's NE Emergency Food Program
Conservation District Manager
AmeriCorps*VISTA K-16 Development Specialist
AmeriCorps Food and Garden Educator Position: Abernethy Elementary Garden of Wonders
Free 2010 Calendars
June 1st Deadline for Ecotrust Event Spaces Community Grant
Theater for Transformation Class
Navigating the Road to Your Retirement and Beyond-Exploring Health Care Options presentation
Broadway Rose Theatre Offers Summer Drama Camps and Teen Workshop
Nonprofit Webinar | NEW RULES FOR ENGAGING MARKETING SPONSORS
Volunteers Wanted for Children's Benefit: Yoshida's Sand in the City!
Calling for dancers and musicians

Events

Stumptown Rocks!

Date: June 13, 2010 - 4:00pm Provocateur: Nathaniel Talbot and Sleepy Bell Tickets: http://www.pdxcityclub.org/content/stumptown-rocks

The City Club New Leaders Council invites you to an evening of local food and music. Local band Sleepy Bell will usher in the Salon with a live musical performance. Their intimate, acoustic sound will set the stage for a delicious dinner that will include seasonal items from local farmers markets. Nathaniel Talbot, vocalist and guitarist for Sleepy Bell, will act as provocateur, and will lead a discussion that may include topics such as what it is like to be a young musician in Portland, what some of the challenges and joys are, what the future of music in Portland might look like.

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Public Talk: Kevin Griffin, author of Buddhism and the 12 steps

Kevin Griffin, the author of One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the 12 Steps, will be doing a reading from his latest book A Burning Desire: Dharma God and The Path of Recovery.

Kevin Griffin is a Buddhist author, teacher, and innovator in the field of addiction treatment. The insight and intimacy of his teaching have made him a leader in the mindful recovery movement.

Saturday, June 5 7:00PM

Portland Insight Meditation Center

6536 SE Duke St.

Suggested Donation: $15 (no one will be turned away)

For More info visit: www.kevingriffin.net

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First Friday: Community Potluck and Findhorn Presentation

First Friday!

Findhorn: the Meaning of Community Friday, June 4 ~ 6:30-9:30 pm Friends Meeting House, 4312 SE Stark Suggested donation $5 but everyone is welcome      

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Jobs & Internships

Program Intern with ROSE CDC

ROSE CDC seeks Program Intern

Commitment: minimum of 3 months, starting June 2010. 10-15 hours/week, flexible Application deadline: June 4, 2010 Start date: early June 2010 Location: Southeast Portland, SE 122nd Ave and Holgate

Responsibilities • Assist the program coordinator in planning and implementing program projects and activities for youth and families, including: Summer Youth Program, resident gatherings, Shop with a Cop, resident-led planning committee, international dinner, and fundraiser, and other projects. • Maintain effective relationships with diverse residents and volunteers • Perform other related duties as assigned

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Open Position: Program Manager for EMO's NE Emergency Food Program

Program Manager for EMO's NE Emergency Food Program. Full description at www.emoregon.org. Send cover letter & resume by 5 p.m. on June 11. Email to [email protected]emoregon.org, fax to (503) 223-7007 or mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Ste. B, Portland, OR 97239.

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Information

organization:Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District
position summary:

The District Manager is the chief executive officer of the District and has the responsibility of providing overall leadership for personnel, technical and programmatic planning, financial, public outreach, project management and implementation. The position acts on behalf of the District Board of Directors and provides representation of the District to public and partner organizations.

Salary / Pay Rate:$70,000 - $85,000, commensurate with experience

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Information

organization:Oregon Health Career Center
position summary:

The K-16 Development Specialist will contribute to developing & implementing OHCC’s fundraising plan to increase financial & in-kind support for our youth programs. This position will also increase program visibility and enhance partnerships to open up new opportunities for our youth participants. As a result of these efforts, the K-16 Development Specialist will increase OHCC’s capacity to serve disadvantaged youth (elementary to college students) in our after-school science & health careers programs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES • Strengthen individual donor program to support K-16 programs. • Coordinate fundraising events including annual auction and annual appeal.

Salary / Pay Rate:VISTA members receive a monthly living allowance ($833 - $865). In addition to the living allowance, they also receive healthcare benefits, loan forbearance and childcare (if eligible). Upon successful completion of their year of service, VISTA members can choose to receive either a cash stipend of $1200 or an Education Award of $5,530. VISTA’s also receive ongo-ing training and development as well as the satisfaction of “getting things done” in their community.

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AmeriCorps Food and Garden Educator Position: Abernethy Elementary Garden of Wonders

 A m e r i C o r p s  P o s i t i o n  D e s c r i p t i o n  Position Title:  Food and Garden Educator Project Sponsor:  Abernethy Elementary School, Garden of Wonders www.gardenofwonders.org/       NWSA Mission: This position is in partnership with the Northwest Service Academy (NWSA), an AmeriCorps program of ESD112. NWSA's mission is: To preserve and restore the natural environment, and to develop community leaders through service and community partnerships.

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Nonprofit News

Free 2010 Calendars

Arizona Clean and Beautiful 2010 calendars available.  I have a large stack.  Please see my posting on Craigslist for photos http://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/zip/1760569582.html.  Contact Anne at [email protected]

 

Thanks! www.resourcesforhealth.org

 

 

 

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June 1st Deadline for Ecotrust Event Spaces Community Grant

The application deadline for the Ecotrust Event Spaces Community Grant is June 1, 2010.

We will award up to six all-day, free space rentals at Ecotrust's Natural Capital Center. Get your application in today!

View the complete Request for Proposals, Application, Grant Award Package and Exclusive Caterering List at http://www.ecotrust.org/events/community_grant2010.html.

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Q & A

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Trainings

Theater for Transformation Class

There is still time to register for the upcoming Sunday afternoon Theater for Transformation class!  If you register with a friend (who is new to the series) each of you will get $25 off your registration fee! 

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Navigating the Road to Your Retirement and Beyond-Exploring Health Care Options presentation

Tim Nay, M.A., M.S.W., J.D. will be covering the transition process from the end of employment to the retirement years - topics like why retirement planning can fall short, how to minimize future health care costs, the challenges of medical insurance coverage, Estate Planning, avoiding the high cost and delays of probate and much more.

Saturday, 6/5, 1:30-3:00 Location: OASIS Education Center (not-for-profit) 621 SW 5th Ave Portland OR, 97204 (On 4th Flr of Macy's) $10.00

Please register in advance by calling 503-241-3059 or visit us online at www.oasisnet.org/portland Contact: Dalina Young

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Broadway Rose Theatre Offers Summer Drama Camps and Teen Workshop

The Broadway Rose Theatre, a non-profit musical theater in Tigard, offers summer youth educational programs:

2010 Summer Drama Camps for ages 8 - 11

"Aladdin" and "Cinderella"

This summer we will offer two exciting drama camps for ages 8 - 11 years old. The campers will experience all aspects of theater, from improvisation and theater games to technical and performance skills. These skills are put to the test when the campers perform in the ensemble of one of the Children's Theatre Productions.

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Nonprofit Webinar | NEW RULES FOR ENGAGING MARKETING SPONSORS

TACS Webinar | Fund Development & Marketing 

NEW RULES FOR ENGAGING MARKETING SPONSORS Presenter: Barbara Harrington of the Sponsorship Network

DATE: June 15, 2010

TIME: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

COST: $60.00 General Admission, $35.00 NAO Nonprofit Members

LOCATION: Online

Learn more or register now at:

http://www.tacs.org/training/online_learning/online_learnings/new_rules_for_engaging_marketing_sponsors. 

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Volunteering

Volunteers Wanted for Children's Benefit: Yoshida's Sand in the City!

Be a part of this fantastic event benefiting children's programming at Impact Northwest!

Each July 16th, 17th, and 18th, over 60,000 attendees visit Portland's Pioneer Square to check out our awesome sand sculptures and to support a great cause.

Volunteers are needed to assist with face painting, kids crafts, merchandise sales, set-up/tear down, and general assistance.

And, Volunteers will receive a free event t-shirt!

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Calling for dancers and musicians

Do you have a passion for music or dance? Do you enjoy working with children and youth? If so, volunteering with ROSE CDC is a great opportunity to add to your portfolio while providing a valuable service to the community.

We are looking for dancers and musicians of all kinds to work with children and youth in our Summer program. Time commitment: 1 or 2 days for a total of 3 hours.

The ROSE Community Development Corporation is an affordable housing non-profit organization located in outer SE Portland. Through our Resident Assets Program, we provide resources and programming to support children and families with low to mid income. Your time and creativity would be greatly appreciated.

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