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Digest for July 23, 2008

Digest Contents:

MOVIE and RAFFLE at the Hollywood Theatre - July 24th
OGA 29th Annual Conference: Aging & Sustainability
July 27th is Health Day at the Lents International Farmers Market!
General Non-Residential Services Coordinator
Director, Oregon Field Program
Job Posting for Portland Impact: Parent Engagement/Extended-Day Coordinator
Audubon Society of Portland Hiring Full-time Environmental Educator
Community Outreach Manager, Chinook Book
Sustainable Business Accounts Manager, Chinook Book
Job Posting: Development Coordinator-Grants Manager for Saturday Academy
Director, Salvation Army Portland Harbor Light
Job Opening: Alcohol & Drug and Mental Health Specialist
Pro Bono Consulting Services - Last Chance to Apply (Due July 26)
Ticket-To-Work Breakfast Presentation: FREE Friday 7-25
Fundraising Seminar for Local Area Nonprofits, 9.11.08
Living Earth Workshop - Sept 27 in Hood River
Reserve your place for fall in Portland State's Nonprofit-Related Courses

Events

MOVIE and RAFFLE at the Hollywood Theatre - July 24th

Get your tickets now to support sustainable engineering projects around the world! July 24th is the Portland's first screening of FLOW: For Love of Water, a new film that highlights water issues around the globe. Presented by Engineers Without Borders at the historic Hollywood Theatre in NE Portland, this award-winning documentary focuses on those fighting for their birthright – access to clean, safe water.

Please join us at 6:30 pm on Thursday July 24th (movie starts at 7:00) at the Hollywood Theatre, located at 4122 NE Sandy Blvd. Tickets are available for $10 and may be purchased in advance at the door or on-line at: www.boxofficetickets.com/hollywoodtheatre. Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the show.

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OGA 29th Annual Conference: Aging & Sustainability

Register now only a few spots remaining in the 29th Annual OGA Conference.

Are you interested in learning about Aging and Sustainability? Join the Oregon Gerontological Association for a one day conference that will enhance your understanding about how aging and sustainability are related to each other, and why they are important to you!

The OGA Conference will be held August 1st, 2008 at the PCC Rock Creek Campus in Hillsboro, Oregon.

To register today go to: http://www.oregongero.org/forms/2008-08-01-regis.htm

If you have any questions please go to: http://www.oregongero.org

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July 27th is Health Day at the Lents International Farmers Market!

In addition to the usual fresh produce, Sunday's market features health and wellness demonstrations and free blood pressure checks. The nice folks at Kaiser Permanente will be giving out pedometers, walking maps, and educational materials and there will be prizes for people who walk or bike to the market!

The market is open every Sunday from 9 to 2 through October 12th and is located at the corner of SE 92nd and Foster. To volunteer or for more information, write to [email protected]

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Jobs & Internships

General Non-Residential Services Coordinator

Bradley-Angle House, a social service/social change domestic violence intervention organization, seeks a Coordinator for our General Non-Residential Services. Includes a full health benefit package, retirement plan, and generous leave policy. For an application packet call 503-595-7411 or go to www.bradleyangle.org.

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Director, Oregon Field Program

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:National Forest Foundation
position summary:

National conservation organization seeks Director, Oregon Field Program. Position develops projects, builds partnerships and works with local communities, nonprofits and Forest Service. Position to be located in Portland, OR. No phone inquiries. Send resume and cover letter to: National Forest Foundation, Bldg. 27, Ste. 3, Fort Missoula Road, Missoula, MT 59804.

Salary / Pay Rate:$
more info...

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Job Posting for Portland Impact: Parent Engagement/Extended-Day Coordinator

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 a motivated individual to join our Children, Youth and Family Program in the Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) Initiative for the position of SUN Parent Engagement/Extended Day Coordinator at Kelly Elementary.

To apply for this position please visit our website at http://www.portlandimpact.org/working.htm, where you can download our application.  The application, your resume and cover letter can be sent to [email protected]

 

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Audubon Society of Portland Hiring Full-time Environmental Educator

The Audubon Society of Portland is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable environmental educator. This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits. Please see our webpage for a full job description and application information. Applications are due August 21st.

http://www.audubonportland.org/about/jobs/environmental-educator

Sarah Swanson, Onsite Programs Coordinator/Camp Director, Audubon Society of Portland

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Community Outreach Manager, Chinook Book

Job Announcement: Community Outreach Manager, Portland Chinook Book and ecometro.com.

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Sustainable Business Accounts Manager, Chinook Book

Celilo Group Media is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of the Sustainable Business Accounts Manager for Chinook Book and ecometro.com in the Portland area. Chinook Book is a unique annual publication promoting local and sustainable businesses and healthy living in the Portland area. Its companion website, ecometro.com, is Portland’s premiere online source for green and local products, merchants and ideas. The Sustainable Business Accounts Manager will manage key relationships with local merchants to implement a successful retail distribution and advertising sales plan. This position involves many aspects of book publishing, including setting and achieving goals for both circulation and advertising sales and implementing promotions.

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Job Posting: Development Coordinator-Grants Manager for Saturday Academy

Saturday Academy is a nonprofit organization that engages motivated young people in hands-on, in-depth learning and problem solving by connecting them with community experts as instructors and mentors. Our vision is that all interested, pre-college students in our region will have the opportunity to interact with community experts and experience professional environments in ways that assist them in developing intellectually and preparing for rewarding careers. Saturday Academy's innovative programs are open to all students in grades 2 through 12. We value all learning, and offer experiences in many disciplines. We emphasize, math, science, engineering, technology, and health care because these disciplines are integral to the future in which our children will live and work.

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Director, Salvation Army Portland Harbor Light

The Salvation Army • Cascade Division Portland Harbor Light

Mission Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical member of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Position Description: DIRECTOR

Status: Regular, Full Time, Exempt

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Job Opening: Alcohol & Drug and Mental Health Specialist

Job Title:                       Alcohol & Drug & Mental Health Specialist

Department:                   Social Services

Reports to:                     Lead Social Services Staff, Director of Programs

Hours:                            .78 FTE (31.2 hours per week), Non-Exempt, generally weekdays.

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Nonprofit News

Pro Bono Consulting Services - Last Chance to Apply (Due July 26)

Low response to date means your chances of receiving services are VERY GOOD!

Are you a small or medium-sized public-benefit non-profit within the Portland metro area needing consulting assistance with: Leadership; Organization structure and culture; Strategy, goals, planning; Organizational processes and systems; Performance measures/rewards; and/or Learning and building human capacity? If you need a consultant to focus on a critical need within your non-profit, but can’t afford to hire one, we may be able to help. The Community Consulting Program (CCP) is an outreach effort sponsored by the Organizational Development Network of Oregon.*

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Q & A

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Trainings

Ticket-To-Work Breakfast Presentation: FREE Friday 7-25

Service Providers or Potential Service Providers - Send email to Laura Bock, Job Developers Network Program Manager at [email protected] to reserve your space.

Agenda: 8:30-9:00am - Full Breakfast; 9:00-Noon - Presentation

The presentation will cover changes to the Ticket-To-Work Program; also, information on how your organization can become an Employment Network or how you can partner with other already established Employment Networks to serve clients with their ticket.

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Fundraising Seminar for Local Area Nonprofits, 9.11.08

On September 11th there will be two Fundraising Seminars for local nonprofits. The seminars titled "Engaging Your Board in Creating Sustainable Funding" will be from 8:30am-10:30am at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham and 1:00pm-3:00 at the Beaverton Elks Lodge in Beaverton. These seminars are free and open to the public.

For more information and to sign up visit:

http://sforce.benevon.com/intros/western.htm

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Living Earth Workshop - Sept 27 in Hood River

Living Earth Circles: Community-based practices for conscious social action

 

Hood River Living Earth Circles Workshop ~ Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 am-5 pm

Riverside Church at 4th and State Streets in Hood River.  

Join us for chance to explore the attitudes and qualities we bring to our actions to increase peace, justice, balance, and environmental stability in the world.  Developed with input and support from Joanna Macy, Ram Dass, and Richard Heinberg, this program combines contemplative inner practice with practical understanding, providing an opportunity to examine our hearts, breathe deeply, and re-imagine our potential for cooperative, transformative, compassionate social action.   

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Reserve your place for fall in Portland State's Nonprofit-Related Courses

Nonprofit-Related Courses for Fall 2008  

(Fall term begins the week of September 29, finals week ends December 13, 2008. The course schedule is subject to change. It was last updated 7/22/08)  

---“Advocacy and Political Participation by Nonprofit Organizations” (PA410 Sec 3 CRN 15554 & PA510 Sec 3 CRN 15553) with Barbara Dudley, 4:00PM to 6:30PM on Thursdays  

---“Fundamentals of Fundraising” (PA410 Sec FFR CRN 12801& PA526 Sec 1 CRN 12825) with Kevin Matheny, 6:40 to 9:20PM on Tuesdays  

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Volunteering

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