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Digest for July 3, 2008

Digest Contents:

Port, EPA to Host Open House on Terminal 4 Cleanup
Maintaining a Healthy Summer Garden Workshop
Community Speaker position opening at United Way
Recovery Mentor Position
No Longer Accepting Applications: Alumni Mentor Program Coordinator (AmeriCorps)
Resident Relations Liaison (PT)
Rent Assistance Program Manager
Planning and Policy Manager
Job Posting, Executive Assistant, TACS
Job Posting, Consulting Assistant, TACS
Program Coordinator position at PSU
Conservation Program Manager
Available positions at Neighborhood House - OPK/EOPK
Job Opening: Director of Development
Friendly House Job Announcement
Special Events Coordinator (1.0 FTE)- Cascade AIDS Project
FREE training & CEUs for Social Workers (NASW approved)
New online (or face-to-face) course for folks involved with Volunteer Service Projects or VolunTourism

Events

Port, EPA to Host Open House on Terminal 4 Cleanup

The Port of Portland will begin cleaning up contaminated sediment at marine Terminal 4 in North Portland later this summer. The action, which is overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency, will include dredging, capping of contaminated sediment, and bank stabilization along the Willamette River.

Learn more about this ongoing project and efforts to clean up sediment in the Portland Harbor Superfund site by attending an informative open house and talking to project staff.

When: Wednesday, July 9th 6:00-7:30 p.m. Open House 6:30 p.m. Presentation on the T4 cleanup project from EPA and Port staff

Where: BES Water Pollution Control Lab 6543 N. Burlington, Portland located underneath the St. Johns Bridge on the east side of the Willamette River

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Maintaining a Healthy Summer Garden Workshop

Summer is here and harvest time has just begun, are you ready? Attend this class and learn how to harvest your vegetables to get the most fruits from your labor. You will also learn how to maximize the bounty of your summer garden with water-wise gardening and integrated pest management techniques. And what about all those summer weeds? We’ve got some great tips for sustainable weed management and how to use summer cover crops to help decrease weeding in the garden. Workshop will take place on July 24, 6:00-8:00pm at Luscher Farm.

Cost: $20

Register online at www.lakeoswegoparks.org or call 503-675-2549

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Jobs & Internships

Community Speaker position opening at United Way

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
position summary:

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette is seeking committed, highly skilled, and motivated individuals for several temporary, full-time Community Speaker positions for its fall 2008 campaign. This is a great development and networking opportunity! Work with volunteers to raise funds for health and human service programs.

Time frame: 8/11/08 (required training), off on 8/22 and 8/29. Start full-time on 9/2/08 – 11/14/08. Position closes 7/13/08. Invitations to interview will be extended the week of July 14.

To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Please reference Job #180. Inquiries may be e-mailed to this same address.

For Job Title: Community Speaker

Salary / Pay Rate:Compensation of $500/week plus business-related expenses
more info...

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Recovery Mentor Position

Recovery Mentor

Successful applicants will be energetic, innovative and dedicated to addiction recovery; interested in the challenges of helping clients successfully engage and succeed in treatment.

Position provides treatment services and support in a team oriented holistic and integrated environment.

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No Longer Accepting Applications: Alumni Mentor Program Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Marylhurst University
position summary:

Marylhurst University is seeking an energetic and resourceful individual to provide leadership in the continued implementation of the Alumni Mentor Program, an innovative program that connects alumni with current students for the purpose of professional and/or personal development. Recruiting, training and supervising volunteers will be essential to the success of the program. There is a strong web-based presence to this program and frequent interaction with technology is integral to the position.

Benefits: Through AmeriCorps service with the Oregon State Service Corps program members will receive:

• Stipend of up to $11,400 for a full year of full time service • Healthcare • Childcare Assistance (if qualified) • Loan forbearance (qualified student loans)

Salary / Pay Rate:(see job description above)
more info...

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Resident Relations Liaison (PT)

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Housing Authority of Portland
position summary:

This position has been filled

Salary / Pay Rate:Thank you for your interest
more info...

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Rent Assistance Program Manager

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Housing Authority of Portland
position summary:

This position has been filled

Salary / Pay Rate:Thank you for your interest
more info...

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Planning and Policy Manager

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Housing Authority of Portland
position summary:

This position has been filled

Salary / Pay Rate:This position has been filled
more info...

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Job Posting, Executive Assistant, TACS

Overview of TACS:

TACS is an Oregon nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation whose mission is to help nonprofits build the skills, systems, and structures needed to ensure strong community involvement, board leadership, effective management, and adequate funding. TACS provides training, consultation, and other resources to nonprofit organizations throughout Oregon and Washington. TACS maintains regular communication with over 6,000 nonprofit corporations and provides training or consultation services to over 1,000 nonprofits each year. 

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Job Posting, Consulting Assistant, TACS

Overview of TACS:

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Program Coordinator position at PSU

*Program Coordinator, Student Leaders for Service in the Center for Academic Excellence*

*Position Summary*

Portland State University invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator, Student Leaders for Service (SLS) program. The Program Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Student Leaders for Service Program (SLS) in the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) and reports to the Assistant Director for Community-University Partnerships (CUP). The Program Coordinator supports 20-25 undergraduate and graduate students in leadership and community engagement activities. The Coordinator serves as an enthusiastic leader, mentor, and strong voice for connecting students to community-based organizations through direct community engagement.

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Conservation Program Manager

The Audubon Society of Portland, a leading voice in conservation for over a century, is seeking a full time Conservation Manager. The Conservation Manager will work on a variety of conservation initiatives at the local, state and federal levels with a particular focus on avian conservation initiatives including Portland Audubon’s Statewide Important Bird Area Program. A unique opportunity exists for a person with a passion for avian and wildlife conservation advocacy who possesses excellent organizational, communications and team building skills. This person must be able to juggle a multitude of tasks with professionalism, flexibility, and a sense of humor.

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Available positions at Neighborhood House - OPK/EOPK

Neighborhood House, Inc. Available Positions - OPK/EOPK July 2, 2008 EARLY OPK Family Child Care Visitor:  FT, 52 wks/yr. Beginning ASAP.  Starting salary range 11.96 to 14.35/hr. Min quals:  BA in ECE or related field & 2 yrs exp. in infant/toddler classroom or home-based setting or AA or CDA & 4 yrs exp.  Responsible for ed, health and fam services for assigned families, through weekly home visits and child care provider visits. Must have reliable personal trans. and clean driving record.  Good interpersonal skills. Bilingual Spanish or Somali and experience with immigrant populations desired. 

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Job Opening: Director of Development

Human Solutions, Inc.

Job Description

Job Title:                                Director of Development

Department:                           Development

Reports To:                            Executive Director

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Friendly House Job Announcement

Facilities Director

Friendly House, Inc.

Job Announcement

CLOSING DATE: July 25, 2008

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Special Events Coordinator (1.0 FTE)- Cascade AIDS Project

Description: Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the leading provider of HIV prevention education, housing, advocacy and support services in Oregon and Southwest Washington, seeks an innovative, energetic, flexible and experienced Special Events Coordinator (SEC). The person in this position will plan, organize and manage all aspects of the two large-scale annual fundraising events for Cascade AIDS Project (AIDS Walk Portland & Annual Art Evening & Auction) from design conception to implementation and follow-up.

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

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Trainings

FREE training & CEUs for Social Workers (NASW approved)

Are you interested in FREE training, FREE CEUs, and FREE lunch? Do you ever have questions about adoption? Do you know the current Oregon Law? Understanding Infant Adoption is a nationally accredited training that is designed to help professionals working with pregnant women/teens (or women/teens who may become pregnant) discuss adoption as an option. This training provides education about, not advocacy for, the adoption option. Topics include adoption law and practice in Oregon, special issues in counseling teens, birthfather rights and responsibilities, and non-directive, noncoercive counseling techniques.

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Volunteering

New online (or face-to-face) course for folks involved with Volunteer Service Projects or VolunTourism

Volunteer Service Projects have been with us for a while. VolunTourism is a coming thing - a good way to travel and be engaged in a positive way with the communities you visit. In either case if you are considering participating in - and maybe leading volunteers in living service, this course is for you. You may be part of the class either in person (July 11 and Aug 8) or do it all online from wherever you can find an appropriately set-up computer. Please get in touch if your curiosity is piqued. We would love to share this first of its kind course experience with you. Cordially, Sharon "Living Service & Volunteer Leadership” (2  credit undergrad or grad or non-credit 'certificate' course) with Claudia Moorad.

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