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Digest for August 30, 2010

Digest Contents:

Cycle Stroll on the Springwater Corridor Trail Sept 1-30
Development Specialist
OUV Community Outreach Office Coordinator
De Paul Treatment Centers - Adult Men's Primary Residential Counselor
De Paul Treatment Centers - Marketing Manager
Opportunity to acquire an asset
Refuge Education Program needs volunteers!
Motivational Interviewing---Rolling With Resistance, Inspiring Change. Sept. 24th, 8:30-1:00
FREE Spanish Parenting Class in Rockwood!
New Nonprofit Leaders' BootCamp Oct 14-16, 2010, at PSU
Birdfest and Bluegrass - Special Event Volunteers Needed!
Hospice Volunteers Wanted

Events

Cycle Stroll on the Springwater Corridor Trail Sept 1-30

Join the Cycle Stroll and raise money for watershed restoration and protection while enjoying the Springwater Trail along Johnson Creek!

 

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Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon & Southwest Washington
position summary:

Primary Purpose: The Development Specialist provides data management support to the development team, to ensure fulfillment of the organization’s annual fundraising objectives. This support involves timely and accurate data entry and management, as well as data reporting and analysis. The Development Specialist also supports foundation and event efforts.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Work with the development team to ensure that comprehensive fundraising data collection and reporting processes are in place.

• Maintain donor database including: creation of new donor records, gift entry, entry of pertinent notes and current donor contact information.

Salary / Pay Rate:Based upon experience.
Apply by:September 9, 2010

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OUV Community Outreach Office Coordinator

Our United Villages (OUV), a local community enhancement non-profit organization, is seeking an Office Coordinator. This position has an emphasis on event planning and logistics for community events sponsored by Community Outreach. In addition, this position includes welcoming visitors and maintaining the database and website. This position begins at half-time and will move to full-time within a 3 month period.

 

For the complete job descripiton and application instructions, please visit www.ouvcommunityoutreach.org.

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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 Primary Counselor in our Adult Residential Services Men’s Program. Counselor position provides professional treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. Candidates must be familiar with strength based counseling and have knowledge of dual diagnosis, SOC and MI. Master’s degree and QMHP required. CADC preferred. Bilingual and bicultural applicants are encouraged to apply.

All positions at De Paul require 2+ years’ continuous sobriety, if recovering.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

De Paul Treatment Centers, Inc. Attn: Margaret Weil PO Box 3007

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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Information

organization:De Paul Treatment Centers
position summary:

De Paul Treatment Centers is currently seeking a marketing professional with an interest in becoming an integral member of our team. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and manages the marketing of DP services to businesses, health care organizations, insurance companies and the community at large. The Marketing Manager has major responsibility for developing a marketing strategy and business development. This position will work closely with the Executive Team of the organization and with the Manager of Donor Relations and Development to create a cohesive approach for raising the visibility of the organization and increasing market share.

Salary / Pay Rate:DOE

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Nonprofit News

Opportunity to acquire an asset

Oregon Partnership is moving to new offices and finds that we have an extra color copier. A Canon C3200 Image Runner Color Copier can be yours. Reconditioned machines sell for $3900; this one, in excellent condition, is available for $900 or best offer by Friday, September 10. Help, there's no room for it in our new space! Contact Peter Jurney, Development Director, Oregon Partnership. Tel. 971-244-1369 or email: [email protected]

 

Peter Jurney Development Director Oregon Partnership

 

As of 8.30.10: 5100 SW Macadam Ave. Suite 400 Portland, OR 97239 Direct line: 971-244-1369 Cell: 971-219-3658 Email: [email protected]

 

"Oregon Partnership exists to end substance abuse and suicide."

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Trainings

Refuge Education Program needs volunteers!

Come help nurture the next generation of conservationists and spread appreciation for cultural and natural history ...

 

Fall Volunteer Training: Environmental and Cultural Education - Thursday September 9th, 10am to 3pm.

 

Fall is approaching quickly and students will be visiting the Refuge soon. We need many enthusiastic volunteers to share their interest in nature and inspire young minds.

 

Refuge volunteers receive many benefits including volunteer-only walks and talks, an annual catered dinner and annual summer BBQ, and other prizes and events throughout the year.

 

No experience necessary. All training provided.

 

- Learn how to engage students in the Plankhouse through hands-on activities.

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Motivational Interviewing---Rolling With Resistance, Inspiring Change. Sept. 24th, 8:30-1:00

Purpose: This workshop will provide a brief overview of Motivational Interviewing with specific attention to practice skills associated with rolling with resistance. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to both learn about and practice various techniques and skills to work with clients who are not yet motivated, ready, or confident to engage in behavior change.

 

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FREE Spanish Parenting Class in Rockwood!

For those of you not familiar with our mission, the Center for Family Success creates opportunities for families who have criminal justice involvement to link to resources, experience coached family time, enhance life skills and develop positive social networks to build family success.

 

The Rockwood Center for Family Success will be starting our first ever Parenting Inside Out Class in Spanish on September 9th 2010!

 

Rockwood Center for Family Success (229 SE 181st Ave Portland OR 97233) Begins September 9th 2010 Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8pm.

 

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New Nonprofit Leaders' BootCamp Oct 14-16, 2010, at PSU

The Institute for Nonprofit Management at Portland State University is sponsoring a New Nonprofit Leaders' BootCamp in October. Please share information on this opportunity with anyone you think might benefit from it. This year, BootCamp will take place over three days Oct 14,15 and 16 on the Portland State University Campus with a special focus on turning crisis into opportunity. BootCamp is for new leaders to give them a firm grounding in meeting the challenges of running a nonprofit in today's environment. We are also including two special evening sessions for board members to work with new leaders on two important development issues: developing a leadership team and designing effective collaborations and partnerships.

 

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Volunteering

Birdfest and Bluegrass - Special Event Volunteers Needed!

Join the fun and Help the Community!

 

Here are some of the areas where we need your help:

 

- Set up and take down tables, chairs, tents, put up signs, etc.

 

- Assist with Children's Activities at Davis Park

 

- Staff information tables at various locations around town and on Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Assist with bus tours, parking and shuttle bus schedules.

 

- Serve as an "Ambassador" for the Friends of Ridgefield NWR at various locations around town.

 

- Sell commemorative buttons for Bluegrass Music events on Saturday, Oct 9.

 

- Check-in paddlers for kayak tours

 

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Hospice Volunteers Wanted

Are you a well-rounded person with the desire to provide support to people who are in the last phase of life? If so, consider becoming a Hospice Patient Care Volunteer with Housecall Providers.

 

Housecall Providers is a nonprofit medical practice that provides primary care and hospice services to homebound seniors and people with disabilities throughout the Portland metro area. The hospice component offers physical, emotional, and spiritual support to our patients who are near the end of life.

 

Patient Care Volunteers complete 28 hours of training prior to seeing patients and may visit someone who lives in a care facility, run errands, or provide weekly respite visits so family members caring for a patient at home can have a break.

 

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