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Request for Proposal, P2 AmeriCorps program

Request for Proposals Deadline March/15/2010

For More information Contact: Margi Guilfoyle [email protected] 503-234-2383 Lower Columbia Center-NWSA

Professional Placement (P2) Spring 2010 RFP

Northwest Service Academy (NWSA)  is now accepting proposals for the Professional Placement (P2) program. Applications are due March 15, 2010. NWSA will award up to 5 AmeriCorps positions through the Spring RFP process. Interested organizations can receive the application materials by contacting Margi Guilfoyle at [email protected]  or 503.234.2383 x118.    P2 recruits highly qualified men and women to serve on compelling environmentally focused projects. These 11 month AmeriCorps positions offer participating organizations access to individuals with highly valued and specialized skill sets, such as GIS, planning and statistical analysis, program development, and other organizational capacity-building skills.  Participating organizations provide a $19,000 cash match towards the $37,000 required to place, train, and support each participant.   Northwest Service Academy services the stipend, workers compensation, medical insurance, educational award and training fund for each individual in the program. P2 is a program of the Northwest Service Academy's Lower Columbia Center. We are located at 55 SE Main Street, Portland OR 97217. Please visit our website at www.northwestserviceacademy.org

Northwest Service Academy (NWSA) is an environmental service and leadership development organization that partners with more than 130 community-based organizations, government agencies and schools to address significant environmental issues in communities across Oregon and Washington. A 501(c)3 non-profit organization, NWSA is funded through a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service administered by Educational Service District 112, project cash-match and in-kind contributions and other grants, workshops and services. NWSA has two centers: the Lower Columbia Center, located in Portland, OR and the Mt. Adams Center in Trout Lake, WA.