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Digest for July 29, 2008

Digest Contents:

Growing Gardens Summer Workshops
Fundraising Seminars for Portland Nonprofits Sept 11th
Essay Contest: Write on the topic of how population growth impacts our lives - $100 prize
Lents Event - Ice-cream, police, & kids!!
Fall NGO Skills Training with Green Empowerment
Director, Salvation Army Portland Harbor Light
program coordinator- The Arc of Multnomah- Clackamas
Field Director Position, America Votes
Data and Targeting Associate, America Votes
Job Opening: Family Advocate & Homeless Outreach Specialist
Grant Writer - Sherwood Foundation For the Arts
Web Designer - Sherwood Foundation for the Arts
Seminar: Internet marketing, August 4 at MercyCorps Northwest

Events

Growing Gardens Summer Workshops

Growing Gardens' Summer Learn & Grow Workshop Series:

Cooking with Summer Vegetables! Monday, August 18th, 6:00-8:00pm (NE)

Pickling and Food Preservation Sunday, August 24th, 2:00-4:30pm (NE)

Tomato Canning & Preservation (NE) Sunday, September 7, 2:00-4:30pm

Seed Saving Wednesday, September 24th, 6:00-dark (SE)

COST: Sliding scale $3-10.

TO REGISTER: Email [email protected] or call 503-284-8420.

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Fundraising Seminars for Portland Nonprofits Sept 11th

Two Free Fundraising Seminars for Nonprofits in the Portland Area on September 11th:

Gresham- 8:30 am - 10:30 am Mt. Hood Community College 2600 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030 Beaverton- 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Beaverton Elks Lodge 3500 104th St, Beaverton, OR 97005

For more information and to sign up visit: http://sforce.benevon.com/intros/western.htm The seminars are titled "Engaging Your Board in Creating Sustainable Funding"

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Essay Contest: Write on the topic of how population growth impacts our lives - $100 prize

Essay contest. 500-1000 words. The question is

How population growth affects our lives in Portland and steps that can be taken to slow our human numbers.

The winning essay will be chosen by a small group of population activists.

The prize is $100.

Essays can be submitted until August 15th and should be submitted by e-mail to [email protected]

There is no age requirement – children and young people are encouraged to enter.

Albert Kaufman Population Connection http://www.populationconnection.org

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Lents Event - Ice-cream, police, & kids!!

 

 What is better than ice-cream in August?

 

What:       Lents National Night Out Ice-Cream Social When:      Tuesday, August 5th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Where:     Lents Park near the Gazebo (south of SE Holgate Street and west of SE 92nd Ave) Why:         Mingling with friends while eating ice-cream, enjoying music, and meeting police officers. Notable:  Free ice cream, free raffle for prizes, and music provided by Portland Metro Concert Band.                    Last year Channel 6 attended this event.

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Jobs & Internships

Fall NGO Skills Training with Green Empowerment

Our objective is to provide a highly personalized practical skills training relevant for working at an International Development NGO. This is a unique program that offers participants opportunities to learn how an International Development NGO functions from the inside out. While supporting the overall efforts of Green Empowerment and our network of partner NGOs, each Intern is able to develop their own portfolio of program reports, grant proposals, website assistance, project profiles, and/or project specific research. Participants work closely with individual program staff for 10-15 hours per week.

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Director, Salvation Army Portland Harbor Light

This position is open until filled. Please send cover letter expressing interest and resume to: [email protected]

Position Description Director

General description of work: Responsible for the operation of all programs and supervision of staff. Represent and advocate for The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center at all assigned and appropriate community meetings and activities. Assist and coordinate program-specific funding efforts with The Salvation Army Cascade Division’s development office. Any special or unusual concern is to be brought to the immediate attention of the supervisor.

Supervisor: Portland Metro Coordinator

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program coordinator- The Arc of Multnomah- Clackamas

The program coordinator manages recreation and respite programs for The Arc of Multnomah-Clackamas. There are currently 2 programs under the direction of this position with the potential for future program development. This is a 15hr/wk job.

Please send resumes and cover letters to:

[email protected]

***************The Recreation Program*************

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Field Director Position, America Votes

Job Description: Oregon State Field Coordinator

 

ISSI is a not-for-profit corporation established to provide on the ground state-based data management, targeting and coalition-building advice and services to a variety of clients, including advocacy groups, charities and political organizations. These services are interconnected and while each team member may specialize in a particular area all staff collaborate extensively on a range of projects for disparate clients such as the America

Votes coalition (including extensive work with some of the largest progressive organizations in the country http://www.americavotes.org/coalition/), the Civic Engagement Fund, the Wellstone Action Fund, and the Center for Civic Participation.

 

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Data and Targeting Associate, America Votes

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Data and Targeting Associate, America Votes

ISSI is a not-for-profit corporation established to provide on the ground state-based data management, targeting and coalition-building advice and services to a variety of clients, including advocacy groups, charities and political organizations. These services are interconnected and while each team member may specialize in a particular area all staff collaborate extensively on a range of projects for disparate clients such as the America Votes coalition (including extensive work with some of the largest progressive organizations in the country http://www.americavotes.org/coalition/), the Civic Engagement Fund, the Wellstone Action Fund, and the Center for Civic Participation.

 

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Job Opening: Family Advocate & Homeless Outreach Specialist

Job Announcement

 

Job Title: Family Advocate & Homeless Outreach Specialist

Department: Social Services

Reports to: Associate Director of Social Services

Hours: Full time, Non-Exempt, generally 8-5 M, W-F. 9-6 Tuesdays. Occasional evening and weekend work.

Compensation: Starts at $13.53/hour, to $14.61 after 6 months of satisfactory performance. Health insurance, holidays and paid leave.

SUMMARY

This job has three separate components.

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Grant Writer - Sherwood Foundation For the Arts

The Sherwood Foundation for the Arts is currently searching for an experienced grant writer to help us secure funding for all the art programs and events we would like to see happen in Sherwood. Please send a resume to [email protected]

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Web Designer - Sherwood Foundation for the Arts

The Sherwood Foundation for the Arts is currently searching for an experienced web designer to help us create a professional presence on the internet. Our current website (www.sherwoodarts.com) is functional but lacks design. Please send a resume or examples of your work to [email protected]

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

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Trainings

Seminar: Internet marketing, August 4 at MercyCorps Northwest

MercyCorps Northwest seminar - "Internet marketing: Cultivating stakeholder relations online." Learn how to build a solid online presence without breaking the bank. Get tips on elements of your internet marketing mix. Find ways to connect with stakeholders online.

Monday, August 4, 2008, 6:30-8:00 PM

2069 NE Hoyt St., Portland, Oregon

Presenter: Peter Korchnak, Semiosis Communications

$5 for MercyCorps Northwest clients, $10 for community members. All proceeds benefit MercyCorps Northwest programs.

Please RSVP to Sarah Chenven, [email protected] or 503.236.1580 x209.

More at MercyCorpsNW.org and SemiosisCommunications.com.

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Volunteering

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