Entries by Amber Faist

Resources for Businesses from Greater Portland

RESPONDING TO CORONAVIRUS: RESOURCES FOR GREATER PORTLAND BUSINESSES This page provides information about resources for Greater Portland businesses affected by COVID-19. This is a rapidly evolving situation and we will update this page as new information becomes available. For health and safety information and guidance, please consult the Centers for Disease Control’s guide for business and […]

Steven R. Nelson Native Educator Scholarship Program

Supporting Native Graduate Students in Education Education Northwest has had the honor of working with many Native educators, students, families, and community members throughout our 53-year history. These partnerships reflect a core value of our organization—the desire to address inequities within our education system and to ensure that all children and youth have the opportunity […]

Green Workforce Cohort for Black and Indigenous Youth 18-25

Learn about the Green Workforce Academy, a 5-week paid training in green jobs for Native Americans and African Americans ages 18-25. The next Academy cohort begins on April 13 and includes workforce readiness training, certificates of environmental literacy, career planning coaching, and job placement assistance. Find more details on the Academy here: http://bit.ly/GWA-info Reach out […]

OCF Scholarships for Native American Students

The Oregon Community Foundation annually awards over $10 million in scholarships to Oregon students through our statewide scholarship program.  Two of these scholarship programs are targeted specifically for Native American students. VERL AND DOROTHY MILLER NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP Eligible students include Native American residents of Oregon attending or planning to attend an accredited school in Oregon […]

Training on being a CMGC for the City of Portland – Open to Everyone

Wednesday, January 15: City of Portland’s CM/GC Learn about CMGC for BES Projects Training at PBDG Training Center from 3-5 pm – with Tiffani Penson along with City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services will hold CM/GC Training for the Downtown/Old Town SW Main/Taylor Sewer Rehabilitation Project. This project is just one of a small […]

Job Opportunity with GCAP

Procurement Counselor Open 08/27/2019 Resume/Cover Letter Due: Open until filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. Position: Full Time, or Part-Time Procurement Counselor with the Government Contract Assistance Program – GCAP (Oregon’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center – PTAC), managed by the Organization for Economic Initiatives, Inc. – OEI, Inc. PTAC is a nationwide program funded […]

Metro Employment Opportunities

There are some great positions open at Metro right now, including the Tribal Affairs Advisor, and some internships!!  The following positions are open for internal and general recruitment. General job opportunities Tribal Affairs Advisor (Policy Advisor III) Office of the COO One full-time position Pay range/rate: $90,865 – $129,056 annually Deadline date: October 29, 2019 […]

American Indian Day Celebration in Pioneer Square – 9/27/2019

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Singer 971-282-4001 Chelsea Jensen 503-416-3275 Friday, September 27, 2019 – 12 PM to 7 PM Pioneer Square – Downtown Portland, Oregon 701 SW 6th Avenue Making the Invisible Visible Portland’s Living Room to showcase Native American resilience through community engagement At the crossroads of downtown Portland where transit lines mix […]