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Digest for July 26, 2010

Digest Contents:

Free 6-Week Nutrition Education and Cooking Class at Oregon Food Bank
In Other Words Rummage Sale and Barbecue July 31st
Senior Educator
Work With Trees and Your Community -AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator for MIKE Program
De Paul Treatment Centers - Clinical Supervisor
De Paul Treatment Centers - Educational Options Coordinator
Chief Financial Officer
Sleeping pillows available
Executive MBA in Nonprofit Management
Help needed with HR Policies & Procedures
Last call for Career Connections applicants!
Volunteer at OMSI!

Events

Free 6-Week Nutrition Education and Cooking Class at Oregon Food Bank

Oregon Food Bank’s Nutrition Education Program will host a 6-week hands-on Operation Frontline® class in NE Portland this summer! Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

 

Participants will learn how to: ~ Make the most of food resources ~ Cook nutritious, delicious food ~ Shop defensively at the grocery store ~ Work with foods they’ve never used before ~Learn recipes from chefs—and recreate them with ingredients they’ll take home each week.

 

Where: Oregon Food Bank

Address: 7900 NE 33rd Drive

Time: Thursdays, 6 - 8 p.m.

Dates: August 12 - September 16

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In Other Words Rummage Sale and Barbecue July 31st

You’re Invited!

 

In Other Words Rummage Sale and BBQ!!!!

 

Saturday, July 31st, 12-5pm

 

8 NE Killingsworth St (corner of Killingsworth and Vancouver) 503-232-6003 http://inotherwords.org

 

All proceeds support In Other Words!

 

Vegan and Vegetarian Friendly Donations by: Whole Foods and New Seasons

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Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Oregon Musuem of Science and Industry
position summary:

The Senior Educator is responsible for facilitating the visitors’ learning experience within OMSI’s exhibit halls and labs. Visitors include the general public, school groups, and special event attendees. The Senior Educator works directly as a science educator on the museum floor, develops and delivers programs, coordinates staff and projects, and takes responsibility for scientific accuracy in the activities presented in the halls and labs.

Salary / Pay Rate:Pay Range: $29,676 - $36,352 per year

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Work With Trees and Your Community -AmeriCorps

Neighborhood Canopy Outreach Coordinator -AmeriCorps Position

 

Friends of Trees and Vancouver's Urban Foresty Division are currently accepting applications for a Neighborhood Canopy Outreach Coordinator to work with both Friends of Trees and the city of Vancouver from August 23, 2010 through July 23, 2011. For a position description and how to apply, go to friendsoftrees.org/job-opportunities.

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and interviews are currently underway. Application instructions are included in the position description.

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Information

organization:Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education Program
position summary:

The Volunteer Coordinator will develop volunteer position descriptions, recruit, screen, monitor, place, support and celebrate success of volunteers including and especially in the integrative aspects of youth programming and community relations.

Salary / Pay Rate: Benefits include a $5,350 education award upon completion for future tuition or payment on qualified student loans (taxed), a living allowance of $11,800 for 11 months (before taxes), loan forbearance on qualified federal student loans, basic healthcare coverage and childcare assistance (if household income qualifies).
Apply by:July 28, 2010

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Information

organization:De Paul Treatment Centers
position summary:

De Paul Treatment Centers serves the greater Portland community by providing drug and alcohol addiction treatment services. We currently have a full-time opening for a Clinical Supervisor in our downtown adult facility. This position provides clinical supervision to counselors who provide direct clinical services to residential and out-patient clients with substance use and mental health disorders. Duties include providing individual and group supervision to promote staff knowledge and understanding of agency treatment values, modality, evidence-based practices, and matters related to quality assurance.

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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Information

organization:De Paul Treatment Centers
position summary:

De Paul serves the greater Portland community by providing drug and alcohol addiction treatment services. We are currently seeking a part-time (32 hours per week) Educational Options Coordinator to join our teaching team and provide educational services and instruction to the residential clients at De Paul Youth Treatment Center attending our Alternative School. Position is responsible for curriculum development and planning, with an emphasis on GED planning and coordinating career/life skills. The Educational Options Coordinator will work with approximately 18-22 students of high school age, although specific educational levels may vary, and provide individualized instructional programs for each student. Must be available during school hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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Information

organization:Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest
position summary:

Chief Financial Officer Location: Portland, OR Type: non-public Hours: full time Job Description: Summary: Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest is seeking a Chief Financial Officer. The CFO is an active partner with the CEO, bringing a forward-looking and proactive stance to managing the agency’s financial activities including overseeing the day-to-day accounting functions, leading the annual budgeting process, serving as the main point of contact with the auditor, and ensuring the accuracy of the financial statements. This position serves on the organization’s leadership team, manages a high-quality, rapidly growing business operation and has an excellent opportunity for advancement within the organization.

Minimum Qualifications:

Salary / Pay Rate:$65,000 - $75,000

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Nonprofit News

Sleeping pillows available

Community Warehouse has a large quantity of sleeping pillows from two different hotels in the Portland area. If you are in need of 20 or 30 pillows for your agency, please contact [email protected]

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Executive MBA in Nonprofit Management

The Pamplin School of Business is pleased to announce their new Executive MBA in Nonprofit Management. Applications are now being accepted and further information on the program, admissions and available financial aid can be found at http://business.up.edu/default.aspx?cid=10204&pid=457 . Fall information sessions will be held on campus on Tuesdays, August 4th, September 14th, and October 12th as well as Wednesdays, November 10th and December 8th. All sessions will begin at 6:00 PM in Room 426 Franz Hall (the Murphy Conference Room). If you would like to learn more about the program, please contact the Executive Director of Nonprofit Management Programs Howard Feldman at [email protected] or 503-943-7270.

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Q & A

Help needed with HR Policies & Procedures

Hello,

 

I am the first paid staff person for an organization called "Project Helping Hands" (www.project-helping-hands.org) and am responsible for developing organizational policies and procedures, fundraising, and growing the organization. One project I am working on currently is developing personnel policies and procedures. I have a sample for a non-profit in Minnesota, but would love to see some examples of some P&Ps from Oregon non-profits. If anyone is willing to share their HR P&Ps, I would greatly appreciate the help. Please contact me at [email protected] Thank you!

 

Sincerely,

 

Kristen Funk-Tracy, MSW

 

Program Director

 

Project Helping Hands

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Trainings

Last call for Career Connections applicants!

Career Connections Professional Training and Internship Program

 

*Even in this economy, our training graduates are getting good jobs.

 

*This program is FREE and space is limited. Apply now!

 

Summer Training: August 10-September 17 MONDAY-FRIDAY 9AM-3PM

 

Recruitment is starting now! PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY: • 18-24 years old & a resident of the City of Portland • Have a high school diploma or GED • Able to pass drug screening when applying for internships/jobs with partner companies • Meet our income qualifications (we serve low-income students; we’ll help you figure out if you qualify)

 

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Volunteering

Volunteer at OMSI!

Are you good at managing volunteers? Do you like to boss people around? Whether you're a pro at directing volunteers, or are a detail-oriented person who enjoys big events, your skills are needed! Hands On will be hosting a volunteer experience for 2,000 Intel volunteers and their families at OMSI on Tuesday, August 3rd. We need your help to make this a success! This "Back to School" themed event is a great way to help a variety of students start the school year on the right foot! Projects will include organizing school materials, creating "welcome back" cards and posters for students about to start the school year, and decorating alphabet cards for classrooms in need.

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