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Digest for July 30, 2010

Digest Contents:

Benefit Yard Sale, Sun. Aug. 1
Little Urban Village potluck & vision gathering
Basic Canning Workshop
OMSI Development Website Intern
OMSI Human Resources Intern
OMSI Exhibit Research & Development Administrative Intern
Aging Services Case Manager
Parent Educator/African Immigrant
Membership/Development Administrative Assistant
Summer Work Crew for Girls with Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.
Suicide Intervention Training Opportunity
Volunteers needed for “I Have A Dream” Foundation Oregon’s Annual Dream Big Event!
2010-2011 After School Program Volunteers for "I Have A Dream" Foundation Oregon

Events

Benefit Yard Sale, Sun. Aug. 1

Dive into the local reduce/re-use economy at a summer yard sale, to benefit Living Earth. One day only Sunday, Aug. 1, 9 am - 3 pm 3534 SE Main St. , at SE Uplift, in the Hawthorne/Belmont area.

 

There'll be furniture, household goods, kitchen items, all kinds of miscellaneous stuff, and loads of wonderful books. All priced to be easy for Recessionistas to take home and enjoy. Proceeds benefit Living Earth. Check out our new website at www.livingearthgatherings.org.

 

Betsy Toll Living Earth PO Box 86960, Portland, OR 97286 www.livingearthgatherings.org 503.771.1940

 

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Little Urban Village potluck & vision gathering

Come to a gathering at Foster Village on Thursday, August 5th. We'll take a tour of Fosterville to see what's been done here, and discuss people's ideas for creating their own Little Urban Village in Portland. You'll have a chance to meet other people who want to create LUV's, visit with some of the folks who live at Fosterville, and flesh out your own vision for creating an urban co-housing & land share community. We'll start with potluck dinner at 6:30, so bring some tasty vittles to share!

 

Foster Village is at 4709 SE 64th Ave, half a block south of Foster Rd. The #14 Hawthorne bus stops one block away on Foster. For more information, contact Naga Nataka at [email protected], 503-780-6101.

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Basic Canning Workshop

Saturday, July 31st 10am - Noon

 

Basic Canning with a food preservation wiz

 

Come make berry jams using alternative sugars.

 

We will talk about pectin, drying, freezing and creative additions such as ginger, cinnamon, and mint. We will cold pack some blackberries if they are ready.

 

The cost of this workshop is $15. Email [email protected] to register.

 

This workshop will be held at 833 NE Simpson in Portland. For more information email us at [email protected] or call 503.796.7675

 

See you there!

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Jobs & Internships

OMSI Development Website Intern

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is seeking a Development Website Intern. This is an unpaid position which offers the successful candidate the opportunity to learn more about fundraising through corporate and individual giving programs at a major non-profit organization. This position is available immediately, and will remain open until filled.

 

Position Summary:

 

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OMSI Human Resources Intern

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is seeking a Human Resources Intern. This is an unpaid position which offers the successful candidate a unique opportunity to be involved in human resources at a major non-profit. This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

 

Summary of Position:

 

This internship position will aid the Human Resources staff in balancing the museum's strategic objectives with the everyday needs of the staff. The Human Resources intern will manage specific projects, conduct and present research and assist with general office duties in the Human Resources Department as needed.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

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OMSI Exhibit Research & Development Administrative Intern

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is seeking an Exhibit Research & Development Administrative Intern. This is an unpaid position which offers the successful candidate a unique opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the exhibit research and development process at OMSI through an administrative role. This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

 

Internship Summary:

 

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Information

organization:Neighborhood House
position summary:

Full time, non-exempt status. The Aging Services Case Manager is responsible for providing Case Management services and Information and Assistance to older adults in accordance with Multnomah County Aging Services Division Case Management Standards. Minimum qualification include Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Nursing, Health Gerontology or related field; MSW preferred. 1 to 2 years experience in case management field, preferably in working with elderly. Ability to communicate with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of human behavior and the aging process. Knowledge of social and health intervention techniques. Culturally responsive. Initiative and ability to work as a team player.

Salary / Pay Rate:Starting pay range is 11.96 to 14.35/hr.

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Information

organization:Neighborhood House
position summary:

Neighborhood House Parent Educator/African Immigrant: 1 FTE. Non-Exempt. Starting hourly range: $12.91-$15.50. (Position is funded through August 31, 2011.)

Job Responsibilities: Responsible for promoting and supporting the healthy growth and development of African immigrant families with children ages birth through five years of age. Primary responsibilities include program planning, delivery of parent education services, group facilitation and supervision of child development activities and program development.

Minimum required qualifications:

Salary / Pay Rate:Starting hourly range: $12.91-$15.50.

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Information

organization:Portland Japanese Garden
position summary:

Membership/Development Administrative Assistant

(To apply for this position send cover letter and resume to [email protected] No phone calls, please.Closing date is August 13, 2010)

The Portland Japanese Garden has been an integral part of this community for over 47 years. The Garden’s Strategic Advancement Department is responsible for generating revenue from memberships and donations that provides over 40 percent of the organization’s operating budget. This is accomplished through memberships, individual giving, corporate sponsorships, corporate memberships, grant writing, special events, special project fundraising, and planned gift programs.

Salary / Pay Rate:Up to $14 per hour/40 hours per week depending on experience; Medical & dental insurance provided on 1st of month following 30 days of employment; 401K - Match available one year from first date of employment

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Summer Work Crew for Girls with Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. is excited to offer a summer work crew for girls between 17 and 24 years old interested in careers in the construction industry. This paid seven week course prepares girls for the construction industry in a way designed specifically for girls of this age. During the seven weeks the girls will learn to frame by building garden sheds, practice basic life skills such as finance management and the job application process and learn about each trade through hands-on workshops. Additionally, each girl will participate in an OSHA 10-Hour Safety Class. Not only is this training free, the girls will be paid for their time. Free career counseling accompanies this program, and upon graduation each girl will be prepared to apply for jobs in the construction industry.

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Trainings

Suicide Intervention Training Opportunity

This is the last chance to register for the two-day ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) on August 5 and 6, held at Portland State University, Graduate School of Social Work.

 

This two day training (14 hours) provides practical suicide first-aid training for all types of caregivers. Learn how to recognize opportunities to help, assess risk of suicide, apply a suicide intervention model, and practice skills. Youth workers, law enforcement, mental health practitioners, foster parents, health workers, faith community leaders and any other potential caregivers are invited to attend!

 

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Volunteering

Volunteers needed for “I Have A Dream” Foundation Oregon’s Annual Dream Big Event!

This October will mark “I Have a Dream” Foundation Oregon’s 20th annual fundraiser event known as DREAM BIG. “I Have a Dream” Oregon works with students (“Dreamers”) starting in the third grade and stays with that class through high school graduation. There have been 10 Dreamer classes since our inception and our first Dreamer School will start in the fall of 2010. DREAM BIG is an important event and it relies heavily on volunteers from around the community.

 

The “Dream Big” Event will take place the evening of 0ctober 30th 2010 inside the beautiful Governor Hotel located downtown Portland.

 

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2010-2011 After School Program Volunteers for "I Have A Dream" Foundation Oregon

Do you enjoy working with middle school and high school aged students? Come and help the “I Have a Dream” Foundation-Oregon with our after school programs. You can assist our Dreamers with their academic work; help with fun enrichment activities or lead your own theme based group. After school programming typically runs Monday-Friday between 2:45 and 5:15pm. You can start volunteering for as little as once a week or every day if you have the time.

 

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