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Digest for August 20, 2010

Digest Contents:

GOGREEN '10 Portland Announces Full Program and Speaker Showcase
Our Community University: Class 2, Friday, August 20th 10-3pm
Sale, Suds, Snacks and Sun!
Research Director at Oregon Community Foundation
Fall 2010 SCRAP Internships
Parent Child Development Specialist - Bilingual Spanish
Open Enrollment at Forest Grove Community School
TACS/Nonprofit Association of Oregon 2010/11 Training Season
SE Works Auction & Soup Cook-Off Volunteers

Events

GOGREEN '10 Portland Announces Full Program and Speaker Showcase

GOGREEN '10 PORTLAND ANNOUNCES FULL PROGRAM + SPEAKER SHOWCASE Over 50 Sustainable Business Leaders from the Region Featured at GoGreen '10 Portland Oct. 5th

 

The third annual GoGreen Conference in Portland, Oregon will feature a full day of inspiring keynotes, dynamic panel-style sessions and high-level networking, with a distinct platform of showcasing statewide business leaders and their sustainable success stories to give business attendees the opportunity to implement best practices learned from the event and create viable partnerships within their regional business environment.

 

We are pleased to announce the 2010 program, featuring the following sessions:

 

o Keynote/Introduction by Dave Dahl, Founder, Dave's Killer Bread

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Our Community University: Class 2, Friday, August 20th 10-3pm

Hello, I hope you can make it to one or more of the talks this Friday. Our last gathering was remarkable. Albert

 

Our Community University: Class 2: Friday, August 20th, 2010

 

Our Community University: Class 2 Title: Continuing education to help us thrive in the future 10am-3pm on Friday, August 20, 2010 1823 NE 13th Ave. (convenient to 8, 9 and all MAX lines) Each class $10 or all 4 for $35 Post class community building discussion @ 3pm, free RSVP and/or Paypal to [email protected] to reserve your space in class! Or, at the door. Wi-fi, tea and hot water, available

 

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Sale, Suds, Snacks and Sun!

Fundraiser for Quest Center for Integrative Health

GARAGE SALE!! CAR WASH!! Barbeque and Music too!! SATURDAY August 21st 10am - 4pm at Quest Center for Integrative Health 29th & E Burnside

Huge fundraiser for our Out-Patient Finding & Sustaining Recovery Program. So come by and shop, get your car washed, have some food and listen to music. ALL for a great "cause!"

 

Call 503-548-8137 with any questions.

Hope to see you there!

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Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:The Oregon Community Foundation
position summary:

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Background

The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) is Oregon’s largest foundation. OCF is a statewide, publicly supported nonprofit corporation that administers charitable funds established through gifts and bequests from individuals, families, businesses, and other nonprofit organizations. OCF makes grants and other distributions to qualified educational and charitable organizations principally in the state of Oregon. OCF currently manages over 1,600 charitable funds with assets of approximately $950 million and annual grant awards of $60 million.

Job Summary

Salary / Pay Rate:Beginning salary range: $70K - $80K. Excellent benefits include health, dental and vision insurance; life and disability insurance; 401K.
Apply by:September 13, 2010

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Fall 2010 SCRAP Internships

Involve yourself with NE nonprofit SCRAP while gaining new skills and experiences in a vibrant creative and sustainable community. SCRAP has three internship openings for fall 2010:

 

1. Reuse Artisan Corner Project Coordinator 2. Volunteer Management Intern 3. Reuse & Recovery Intern

 

These positions are open until filled. Please no phone calls.

 

Visit http://scrapaction.org/get-involved/volunteer/ to download job descriptions for these internships and learn how to apply.

 

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Parent Child Development Specialist - Bilingual Spanish

Impact Northwest is a non-profit agency with a mission to help people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty. We are looking for a motivated individual to join ourEarly Childhooddepartment in the Parent Child Development program. Impact NW recognizes the value of a diverse work force and encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to our diversity.

 

To apply for this position, please visit our website http://www.impactnw.org/working.html and apply online.

 

Position: Parent Child Specialist II - Bilingual Spanish

 

Wage: $14.03 to $15.68/hr

 

Full Time

 

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Nonprofit News

Open Enrollment at Forest Grove Community School

Forest Grove Community School is accepting applications for enrollment through October 1st, 2010 for grades 1-8. Forest Grove Community School is a free public charter school that engages students in scholarship, stewardship and citizenship with the goal of educating for sustainability. At FGCS, students, parents and teachers develop personal learning plans that give students the chance to develop their special talents and interests. All classes spend at least one half day each week engaged in learning activities in the community, frequently outdoors, including in our school garden. We provide a smaller, caring school environment that offers an alternative public school choice. To schedule a tour or classroom visit, contact Vickie Jares at [email protected]

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Q & A

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Trainings

TACS/Nonprofit Association of Oregon 2010/11 Training Season

Announcing Our 2010-2011 Training Season!

 

We are kicking off an exciting 2010-2011 Training Season with nonprofit networks/training series in Portland, Salem, Bend, and Medford. Participants meet regularly to hear timely and expert updates on nonprofit management practices, and get tools and resources they can take back to their organizations to improve effectiveness. Each year-long series incorporates the most relevant topics facing the nonprofit sector. You can sign up for a Season Pass, or just come to the sessions that interest you.

 

Diversity Leaders Network | Portland

 

Executive Directors Network| Portland

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Volunteering

SE Works Auction & Soup Cook-Off Volunteers

SE Works' mission is to strengthen the economic health and well being of our diverse southeast Portland community by facilitating successful connections between job seekers and employers.

 

The 2010 SE Works Annual Auction & Soup Cook-Off is a fun and food-filled fundraiser that provides vital support so SE Works can fulfill our mission to the Portland community. This year's event on Saturday October 9th, “Planting the Seeds of Hope,” plans to build on the success of past years in a time when organizations like SE Works truly need support from the community.

 

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