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Digest for June 19, 2008

Digest Contents:

Reedwood Presents "Iraq for Sale" FREE this FRIDAY
Raise Your Expectations campaign July 23 at Grandma Leeth's restaurant
Free Camp for Middle and High School Girls
Life by Design Coffee & Conversation
Portland Classical Chinese Garden Reception & Open House -- This Saturday!
Job Opening: Financial Specialist
Pathfinders of Oregon is hiring for a Part Time ESOL Endorsed Teacher
Summer Youth Crew Leader Position available
Development/Fundraiser
Job opening
Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Relations AmeriCorps position - Vancouver, WA
Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Relations AmeriCorps position - Clackamas County
Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Relations AmeriCorps position - Multnomah County
Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Relations AmeriCorps position - Washington County
Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Coordinator
Earth Advantage Silver Homes Certification Preview
Volunteers needed for Long Course Masters National Swim Meet
AmeriCorps Alum Events in July
Volunteer Bookkeeper needed: Independent Publishing Resource Center

Events

Reedwood Presents "Iraq for Sale" FREE this FRIDAY

Friday June 20th , 7pm  

Reedwood Friends Church Peace and Justice Committee presents:

"Iraq for Sale"Who's getting killed? Who's making a killing?

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Raise Your Expectations campaign July 23 at Grandma Leeth's restaurant

Removed

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Free Camp for Middle and High School Girls

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., is proud to announce a free summer camp for girls! From July 14th - July 25th, high school girls will build two garden sheds, learning how to frame, use power tools, build out of sheet metal, gain roofing experience and brush up on their math skills. From August 4th - 8th middle school girls will put the finishing touches on the garden sheds, including painting and installing trim. Both camps will go on a variety of field trips and have a lot of fun. Breakfast is provided. The camp takes place at the University of Portland, and runs from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm for middle school, and from 9:30 - 4:30 pm for high school. For more information, please contact Ashley Kaye at [email protected] or at 503-335-8200, x21.

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Life by Design Coffee & Conversation

Life by Design NW Coffee & Conversation DATE: Wednesday, June 25th TIME: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm LOCATION: PCC - Central Workforce Training Center 1626 SE Water Avenue Across the street from OMSI

Please join Life by Design NW for a get-together for mid-career transitioners, job hunters considering nonprofit work (paid and unpaid) where we focus on a timely theme, share resources, and brainstorm ideas together.

Strategies for Positive Thinking During a Job Search Julie Kern Smith, Assistant Director Career Services, Reed College

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Portland Classical Chinese Garden Reception & Open House -- This Saturday!

Stepping into the Clouds Open House and Reception

Saturday, June 21, 2008 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Enjoy a beautiful night in the Garden this Saturday night as we welcome new executive director Cynthia Haruyama and say goodbye to outgoing director Gloria Lee, this Saturday with ‘’Stepping into the Clouds’’, an open house and reception.

Listen to Chinese music by the Dr. Yang trio, share in new friendships, and celebrate the ones previously made during a rare evening in the Garden.

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Jobs & Internships

Job Opening: Financial Specialist

There is an opening for a Financial Specialist at Donate Life Northwest. Donate Life Northwest is a non-profit working to educate the public about organ, eye and tissue donation. The need for donors is critical and we are looking for a qualified and passionate staff member to help us carry out our life saving mission.

Organization Mission: To save and enhance lives through the promotion of organ, eye, and tissue donation.

Organization Vision: To ensure that everyone waiting for an organ, eye, or tissue transplant receives one.

Please read more about Donate Life Northwest and its life saving programs by visiting www.donatelifenw.org.

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Pathfinders of Oregon is hiring for a Part Time ESOL Endorsed Teacher

Pathfinder Academy is an Accredited Community Based Organization School that contracts with local school districts to provide services to pregnant and parenting youth ages 14-20. Pathfinder Academy is opening in East Multnomah County and is hiring for a part time ESOL endorsed teacher

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Summer Youth Crew Leader Position available

Summer Crew Leader Position Available Portland Parks & Recreation City Nature July - September 5, 2008 $15.00 an hour, 40 hrs. a week

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Development/Fundraiser

Love In the Name of Christ of Clackamas County has a temporary, part-time (24 flexible hours weekly) development position available. Help solicit funding for our November, 2008 dinner and auction. Experience preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected] No calls please. For more information about Love INC, check out our website at www.clackamasloveinc.org

Compensation: $20.00 per hour

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Job opening

AFTERCARE PROVIDER: CEDARWOOD WALDORF SCHOOL  Location: 3030 SW 2nd Ave, Portland 97201  Hours: September 2008 to June 2009, Mon - Fri  1:00pm - 6:00pm  (Thurs 12:00 - 6:00pm)   Students: Grades 1 through 4 (max 15 students)  Pay: $12 - $15/hour depending on experience. 

Xander Patterson

Business Manager

Cedarwood School

[email protected]

 

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Relations AmeriCorps position - Vancouver, WA

General Purpose: The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships. In only its sixth year of operations, Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest has become the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters agency on the West Coast and the largest one-to-one mentoring program in Oregon, serving 2,400 children in seven counties.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Relations AmeriCorps position - Clackamas County

General Purpose: The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships. In only its sixth year of operations, Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest has become the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters agency on the West Coast and the largest one-to-one mentoring program in Oregon, serving 2,400 children in seven counties.

Currently, Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest seeks a full-time Community Relations Assistant to address volunteer recruitment needs. This position is a one-year term of service through the AmeriCorps VISTA program and will be based out of Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest Clackamas County Branch office.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Relations AmeriCorps position - Multnomah County

General Purpose: The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships. In only its sixth year of operations, Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest has become the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters agency on the West Coast and the largest one-to-one mentoring program in Oregon, serving 2,400 children in seven counties.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Relations AmeriCorps position - Washington County

General Purpose: The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships. In only its sixth year of operations, Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest has become the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters agency on the West Coast and the largest one-to-one mentoring program in Oregon, serving 2,400 children in seven counties.

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Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Coordinator

Portland Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Coordinator Position

Position Summary:

Portland Habitat for Humanity’s (PHFH) mission is to build partnerships among volunteers, families and the community to transform lives and revitalize neighborhoods by enabling families in need to earn and own a simple, decent affordable home.

Reporting to the Volunteer Program Manager(VPM), the Volunteer Coordinator(VC) is responsible for recruiting, scheduling, and retaining volunteers while providing a volunteer experience that is productive and inclusive of all (homeowners, regular volunteers, and new volunteers.)

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Nonprofit News

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Trainings

Earth Advantage Silver Homes Certification Preview

ATTENTION Home Owners & Home Builders: Starting July 2008, the Earth Advantage Homes program is changing to a new set of certification standards--Earth Advantage Silver.

We invite you to a free, two-hour session that will explain how this new standard will affect the certification of your residential projects.

June 26th, 2008

-Keeps builders ahead of the curve -Provides greater recognition of green features -Performs at least 15% better than energy code -Achieves greater performance for indoor air quality, environmental responsibility, material efficiency and water savings -Enhanced and comprehensive point system

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Volunteering

Volunteers needed for Long Course Masters National Swim Meet

The Oregon Master Swimming Association is hosting a National swim meet at Mt. Hood Community College August 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th. We are expecting 1,000 to 1,200 swimmers and we need people willing to be timers, runners etc. It's a good team building opportunity for volunteers in your program, as well as employees and a chance to earn some money for your nonprofit. If you interested please contact Tam Jenkins [email protected] 503-219-3412

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AmeriCorps Alum Events in July

Volunteer at the Waterfront Blues Festival Saturday, July 5, 6:00pm-10:00pm

Join us for some red, white and blues and volunteer at the Waterfront Blues Festival benefitting the Oregon Food Bank. Don't miss your chance to help fight hunger in Oregon and to listen to some great tunes. Be part of the AmeriCorps Alums team of gate volunteers as we collect and sort donations of food and money, provide information and act as goodwill ambassadors for the festival.

To sign up for a shift email Heather Klotz, project leader, at [email protected]

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Volunteer Bookkeeper needed: Independent Publishing Resource Center

Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) located in downtown Portland is seeking a volunteer Bookkeeper. Our current volunteer bookkeeper has been accepted to grad school and quit suddenly. We're currently looking for a dedicated volunteer to take her place. This would be a great opportunity for anyone interested in volunteering their time and expertise in a creative and fun environment. This position would also have the perks of a free membership to use the IPRC's resources and to take a free workshop each quarter.

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