Announcement: Welcome Amber Faist to ONAC

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ONAC staff and board are pleased to introduce Amber Faist as our Marketing and Business Intake Coordinator. Amber will be connecting Native owned businesses to services in order to accelerate and assist business owners into the next stage of business development. She will be working alongside the Small Business Technical Assistance Partnership (SBTAP) program through Prosper Portland. The SBTAP is a citywide program that leverages the power of a partnership network committed to increasing the success of 1,000 underrepresented entrepreneurs.

Amber has a bachelor’s degree in Business Entrepreneurship and has demonstrated experience working within Tribal administrative offices and with Tribal youth ages 8-18. Amber is a 2017 graduate from the Oregon LEAD cohort for leadership development from Native American Youth & Family Services (NAYA). She is a Coquille Tribal member and looks forward to serving Oregon’s Native entrepreneurial network.

Please feel free to contact Amber with any questions and to introduce yourselves to our newest employee. She will be in the ONAC offices Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-1pm, and can also be reached via email Mondays through Fridays. Thank you all for your continued support of ONAC.

AFaist@onacc.org

(971)404-8996

Oregon Native American Chamber

4445 SW Barbur Blvd, Ste. 102

Portland, OR 97239

 

Washington County Employment Opportunities

 

August 21st Employment Opportunities, OREGON

Human Resources Division

Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N First Avenue Ste. 270

Hillsboro, OR 97124

503-846-8606

http://www.washcojobs.org

Job Opportunities with Business Oregon

We are now recruiting for an Program Analyst 4 (Program & Policy Coordinator) and an Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (SRF & ICF Project Coordinator) within the Economic Development Division.

These are permanent, full-time positions located in Salem.

These recruitments opened, August 11, 2017 and will close August 21, 2017.

You can view the recruitments on the following links:

Program Analyst 4 (Program & Policy Coordinator)

Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (SRF & ICF Project Coordinator)

For those who are interested in applying and need to create an online applicant account, please go to the Applicant E-Recruit FAQ’s. 

Do you need help patenting your idea?

The Small Business Legal Clinic is accepting applications for clients looking for help with the patent process.

Ideal candidates:
• Have a well‐developed idea (prototypes and/or drawings)
• Have an idea related to apparel or mechanical, electrical,
or software engineering
• Meet low‐income requirements of the clinic

Applications are due by August 23, 2017. For more information or to apply, please visit:

https://law.lclark.edu/live/news/34362‐sblc‐continues‐patent‐program

All are encouraged to apply. Fees will be on a sliding scale at a significantly
reduced rate. Call Julieanna Elegant at 503‐768‐6947 for questions.

Portland Central Eastside Job Fair – Aug 30th

SE Works is pleased to announce a partnership with the Central Eastside Industrial Council (CEIC)  to host the Portland Central Eastside Job Fair on WednesdayAugust 30th, 11 am to 2 pm.
The job fair will take place at the 100 SE Alder Building (the home of the Portland Night Market) and will feature many of the Central Eastside’s leading businesses.
There will be over 30 Employers and this will be a great opportunity to network and meet hiring managers from:
Dave’s Killer Bread, Superior Label, Aramark, Franz Bakery, Biketown, New Seasons, UPS, TriMet, Gunderson, Nicky USA, Elephants Deli, Olympic Provisions, Acme Tool, Bridgetown Natural Foods, Wentworth Chevy/Subaru, Rose Quarter, Pacific Coast Fruit Co, Gunderson, Portland Fire & Rescue, Columbia Distributing, FedEx and more…
There is no charge to both Employers and Job Seekers. Special thanks to the sponsor City Liquidators for donating the space!

Job Fair CEIC Flyer

ONAC is Hiring

The ONAC Business Intake & Marketing Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of ONAC programming related to marketing and outreach, business intake, and referral to business services.
Classification:          Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Salary/Wage:             $18-25/Hour
Location:                   Portland, OR
Closing Date:            July 31, 2017
The role is equal parts heart and mind requiring leadership and passion about Native American communities AND the keystone that is small business ownership.

NCAIED: Northwest Enterprise Development Conference Artisan Market

Northwest Enterprise Development Conference Artisan Market

September 4-7, 2017

The Northwest Enterprise Development Conference is being held in Tulalip, WA September 4-7, 2017 and will include the Artisan Fair with Native American vendors showcasing their wares. This event draws participants of participants and provides an outstanding opportunity to network as well as showcase your products and services to Native American businesses around the country. Artisan booth locations are available on first come first serve basis. For full details click the link below.

Artisan Booths Now Available!

NCAIED: Northwest Enterprise Development Conference

The Northwest Enterprise Development Conference

September 4-7, 2017

The Northwest Enterprise Development Conference is another multifaceted event from The National Center which will feature unparalleled access to respected tribal leaders, members of congress, federal agency representatives, state and local elected officials and top CEO’s, on a national platform.  Attendees will benefit from high caliber networking, teaming opportunities, business development sessions, American Indian Artisan Market, Business Leaders Forums, and much more. It’s just one more example of how The National Center is building bridges of opportunity for today’s American Indian Enterprises.

Northwest Enterprise Development Conference is being held at the beautiful Tulalip Resort Casino.

Registration: http://res.ncaied.org/northwest-conference-hotel/

Native Student Travel Scholarships: Connecting STEM And Justice

Are you an American Indian or Alaska Native student in science, tech, engineering, or math (STEM)?

Apply now for sponsorship to visit Philadelphia and attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference (IACP) onOctober 21-24, 2017.

The National Institute of Justice is looking for five qualified undergrad or grad students to attend this conference, which brings together thousands of professionals from federal, state, local, and tribal organizations.

Attendance will aid you in exploring applications of your STEM training to issues of criminal justice and public safety. You will have the opportunity to interact with scientists and attend panel discussions on the most urgent issues facing communities and innovative, evidence-based solutions.

Learn more about the conference.

Eligibility

  • American Indian or Alaska Native, at least 18 years of age.
  • Full-time undergrad or grad student at an eligible academic institution, in a STEM field.
  • Commitment to the entire conference and travel days.

Logistics

Funding includes registration, airfare, lodging, ground transportation, baggage, meals, and incidental expenses. You would fly from your home airport to Philadelphia on October 20, 2017, and return on October 25, 2017. Decision notices will be sent to all applicants by August 30, 2017.

Application

Please submit the following items to NIJ_STEM@ojp.usdoj.gov by June 30, 2017:

  • Completed application form (see page 2).
  • Verification of current enrollment and standing.
  • Transcripts (unofficial accepted).
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Statement of Interest in public safety and/or criminal justice.
  • Academic Advisor’s Statement of Support.

For more information on this opportunity, email us at NIJ_STEM@ojp.usdoj.gov.

NNDF: FREE CDFI Financial Officers Workshop

Do you know a Native CDFI with an accountant? A grant manager? Would you like join with some other Financial NNDF-Image-768x768Officers and learn best practices?

Please join the NNDF as we will be hosting a free workshop in Portland Oregon on July 12-13 to cover such things as “buckets” and “classes” and “audit preparation.”

This event is free if you RSVP before June 9th. After June 9th there will be a $220 fee for the workshop.

To register or for more information, please contact: chrisc@thenndf.org or call at (509) 633-9940