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June 15, 2010

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1) Knowledge Learning Corporation is hiring a government relations specialist in Portland. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is open until filled.

2) The Bus Project is hiring a development director in Portland. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position closes June 28.
3) Peninsula Children's Center is seeking an executive director in Portland. Annual salary is $60,000. Position closes July 6.
4) Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP is hiring a marketing coordinator in Portland. Hourly salary is $23-$29 per. Position closes June 30.
5) Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is hiring a field organizer in Portland. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position open until filled.
6) Willamette National Forest is seeking a social media public affairs specialist. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position closes June 28.

7) nConnect is hiring an executive director in Vancouver, WA. Salary commensurate with experience. Position open until filled.

8) City of Gresham is hiring an information technology director. Annual salary is $88,692-$115,272. Position closes July 2.

9) Film Action Oregon is hiring an executive director in Portland. Annual salary is commensurate with experience. Position is open until filled. 

10) Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is filling two positions in Portland. Both positions are open until filled:

11) Portland Public Schools is hiring a human resources regional director. Annual salary is $79,771-$96,125. Position is open until filled.

Internships and Volunteer Jobs
1) Bob Stacey for Metro President is hiring interns in social media, field, finance and office management. Please e-mail your resume and interest to
2) The Bus Project is hiring a youth vote outreach intern in Portland. Position is unpaid. Send cover letter, resume and references to Vote Program Director Lynn Paige Moracco at

3) Urban Pacific Real Estate is hiring a marketing specialist intern. Position is unpaid. Please apply by June 25.

4) Muddy Boot Organic Festival is seeking a marketing/public relations intern. Position is unpaid with possible university credit and open until filled.  Event is September 10. Send cover letter, resume and three references to

5) Impact Northwest is seeking volunteers for Yoshida's Sand in the City in Portland's Pioneer Square on June 30. Contact Rana DeBey at or 503.988.3660.

6) Friends of Cheryl Myers is seeking a field/finance intern in Happy Valleym, Ore. Position is unpaid. Contact Louis De Sitter at for more information.

7) Dan Rayfield for State Senate is hiring for two internships in field and fundraising for summer and fall. Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter to or call 541.914.3832 for more information.
Announcements and Events
1) PolitiCorps "Art of Persuasion in Politics"

June 28, 2010
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Reed College, Psychology Auditorium
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland

Trainers cover message development, strategic communications and new media for winning campaigns.

Cost: Free (bring money to eat lunch at Reed Commons)

2) Graduate School Scholarship Opportunity (2010-2011 Academic Year)

The 2010-2011 Washington City/County Management Association Scholarship is a $2,500 educational fellowship for the 2010-2011 academic year. One graduate student from a Washington, Oregon or Idaho university will be awarded $2,000 to be used for his or her school related expenses. In addition, the recipient will be awarded:
  • WCCMA membership
  • Up to $500 towards WCMA Summer Conference attendance, August 17-20, Sun Mountain Lodge, Winthrop, WA
  • International City/County Management (ICMA) may offer complimentary membership and discounted attendance at their annual conference, October 17-20, in San Jose/Santa Clara County, California; and
  • Mentoring by a city or county manager
Application deadline is June 30.
More Job Resources...
Take a job search course and launch your career at the Portland Career Circle

The go-to resource for the progressive movement is New Organizing Institute (NOI) in Washington DC.
Sign up for job postings and attend events through pdxMindShare
Find nonprofit jobs on
CascadeLink is a community information network, serving the Portland Metro & Vancouver areas. 

Worksource Portland Metro offers a variety of services to expand your opportunities.   
Check out the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Portland Metro Chapter job bank
Visit the International Association of Business Communications (IABC) job bank.
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