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Digest for July 9, 2008

Digest Contents:

Boys & Girls Aid Drop-in counseling - July 9th
Great Classical Music with Summer Sings!
Hot Pink Salsa Dance!! A Benefit for Code Pink Portland
Job Posting: Loaves and Fishes Senior Meal Program Center Director, Tigar
Inclusion Inc. is hiring 1 FTE Personal Agent
Job Posting for Portland Impact - 2 SUN positions
FREE training: Understanding Infant Adoption
WORKSHOP, July 15 at CubeSpace - Seeing is believing: How to design your organization's visual identity
Become the leader you want to see in this world
Youth Workshop Opportunity: Moving Images Summer Workshop
July 12- Buckman area neighborhood cleanup
Hood to Coast and the American Cancer Society Need Volunteers!!
Mentoring and McMenimans

Events

Boys & Girls Aid Drop-in counseling - July 9th

Do you have a client facing an unintended pregnancy? Does she know she has options? Boys & Girls Aid is hosting weekly drop-in counseling sessions, facilitated by a pregnancy counselor, to encourage open discussion about pregnancy options. All options discussion is welcome, and personal viewpoints are always respected. Our next session will be on Wednesday July 9th from 6-7 pm at Boys & Girls Aid (018 SW Boundary Court, Portland, OR 97239).

Questions? Call 503-542-2392 or email [email protected] For more information, visit www.boysandgirlsaid.org/pregnancy or check out the Boys & Girls Aid Pregnancy Counseling page on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Boys-Girls-Aid-Pregnancy-Counseling/14796568109

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Great Classical Music with Summer Sings!

Spend two evenings this summer making beautiful choral music with the Portland Symphonic Choir. Join us for the 2008 Summer Sings to be held in air-conditioned comfort at the PCC Cascade Campus on N. Killingsworth at Albina St. Admission $7. Start time 7pm. Wednesday, July 16 come and sing Verdi's majestic and passionate Requiem. On July 23 join us in singing the lyrical and lovely Requiem by Gabriel Faure. Sheet music will be provided for you to borrow for the evening. NO REHEARSAL NECESSARY!!  FREE PARKING! For more information go to <www.pschoir.org>

 

Cindy Scheel

Development Director

Portland Symphonic Choir

503-223-1217

 

Singing the Choral Masterworks with Excellence and Passion!

 

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Hot Pink Salsa Dance!! A Benefit for Code Pink Portland

Saturday, July 19th 7 PM Liberty Hall, 311 N. Ivy

CODEPINK Portland is having a salsa dance fund raiser. Dance lessons, professional performances, a raffle with prizes. Refreshments and tamales, yuuuummm!

$5 - $15 sliding scale with no one turned away for lack of funds.

Come have some fun and help Code Pink raise money to continue the fight for peace and justice.

For more information or to volunteer to help with the event, please contact [email protected]

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Jobs & Internships

Job Posting: Loaves and Fishes Senior Meal Program Center Director, Tigar

Center Director for senior meal program in Tigard, OR.  40 hours per week (some evenings and weekends required.

Responsible to manage the day to day operation of the center, including the preparation and serving of Meals-on-Wheels and Senior Dining meals and all classes and activities that take place in the senior center. 

Qualifications:

1.        Associate Degree or two years work experience or education in Human Resources, Psychology, Gerontology, Management, Social Work, Community Nutrition, or other related field. One year of experience in a management position.

2.       2. Ability to work in a team environment and work  under own initiative with minimum supervision.

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Inclusion Inc. is hiring 1 FTE Personal Agent

“Offering people resources and education to direct their lives.”

Inclusion, Inc, a nonprofit support services brokerage, is accepting résumés for 1 Personal Agent to complete our team.

We are looking for enthusiastic applicants who not only have the relevant case management experience and bookkeeping skills to perform the job, but who also possess a desire to encourage and facilitate individualized choice, to creatively scout resources and to build community partnerships to best benefit our customers’ quality of life.

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Job Posting for Portland Impact - 2 SUN positions

Portland Impact is a non-profit agency helping people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty. We are looking for two motivated individuals to join our Children, Youth and Family Program in the Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) Initiative. SUN brings together city, county and state resources with school districts, parents and neighborhoods.

Rigler SUN Site Coordinator Job Summary: The SUN Site Supervisor works under the supervision of the SUN Program Manager and the school Principal to co-manage SUN activities.  Provides administrative support to the Rigler SUN Advisory Council provides program development, community outreach, service coordination, resource development and planning.

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Trainings

FREE training: Understanding Infant Adoption

Are you interested in FREE training, FREE CEUs, and FREE lunch? Do you ever have questions about adoption? Do you want know current Oregon Adoption Laws? If you answered yes, this training is for you!

Who: This training is intended for social workers, nurses, and any professionals who work with, or come into contact with, pregnant women or teens (or women/teens who may become pregnant) Contact Hours and NASW-approved CEUs are available for nurses and social workers.

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WORKSHOP, July 15 at CubeSpace - Seeing is believing: How to design your organization's visual identity

"Seeing is believing: How to design your organization's visual identity", a workshop by Semiosis Communications. Learn how to create an appealing and consistent visual expression of your organization's brand. Get tips on developing a design brief, building your branding team, working with graphic designers, things to avoid, and more.

- Time: Tuesday, July 15, 6:30-8 pm - Location: CubeSpace, 622 SE Grand, Portland, Oregon - Presenter: Peter Korchnak, Semiosis Communications - Please RSVP to [email protected] - $20, pay at the door

More information at semiosiscommunications.com and cubespacepdx.com

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Become the leader you want to see in this world

Develop your unique leadership skills and personality in this one of a kind, online interactive course that combines the opportunity for you to experience giving service as part of the course requirement and grow your leadership personality and ability for your job, or as a community volunteer. Students utilize the latest online technology to engage with class members via live chat discussions, keep a service journal while you complete the volunteer activity of your choice, share photos from your volunteer experience and deliver a final paper that draws on leading leadership text by Ken Blanchard and Peter Senge. For info call Institute for Nonprofit Mgmt at Portland State University 503.725.8221, email [email protected]

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Youth Workshop Opportunity: Moving Images Summer Workshop

OLLIE Presents Moving Images Youth Media Workshops for Summer 2008

The Moving Images Summer Youth Program is an intensive video arts and production program that focuses on creative personal storytelling and exposure to exemplary works of video/film art.

Moving Images is offered to young people ages 14-18 throughout the Portland metropolitan area. Students will create their own video project describing a Personal Journey.

There is no cost to participate! Please help us spread the word about this unique opportunity.

SCHEDULE:

SESSION 2: July 28 – August 1 and August 4 – 8, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Portland Community Media (2766 NE M L King Jr. Blvd., Portland)

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Volunteering

July 12- Buckman area neighborhood cleanup

To Shine One Corner of the World: A day of neighborhood cleanup, sponsored by Dharma Rain Zen Center.

This will be a simple event of cleaning the neighborhood around the Portland Dharma Center, home to Dharma Rain Zen Center, Portland Sakya Center, and the Heart of Wisdom branch of the Zen Community of Oregon. Mostly picking up trash and sorting it into compost, recycling, burnables and such as appropriate.

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Hood to Coast and the American Cancer Society Need Volunteers!!

Help Cure Cancer while being apart of Hood to Coast!! The American Cancer Society needs volunteers to help with their event booths along the race August 22nd & 23rd in Portland, Timberline and Seaside! Come join the action and receive an awesome T-shirt, snacks and volunteer hours!

If you're interested please email Gretchen Renggli at [email protected] or call Ali Kirby at 503-795-3992.

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Mentoring and McMenimans

Have you ever considered becoming a mentor?  Do you enjoy hanging out at McMenamins? We have just the event for you!  Join Mentor Portland at McMenamins Kennedy School on Tuesday, July 15th anytime between 6:30-8:30 pm to learn more about the most exciting and unique mentoring opportunity in Portland, all while enjoying taste food and great atmosphere of The Kennedy School. 

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