An Evening with Poet Laureate Elizabeth Woody

An Evening with Poet Laureate Elizabeth Woody

Hosted by: MARYLHURST UNIVERSITY

Elizabeth Woody was named Oregon’s 8th poet laureate in May 2016. She is the first Native American to hold the title. Woody was born in Arizona on the Navajo Nation reservation. She is also a member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and has lived in Oregon for much of her life. Her first book of poetry, Hand Into Stone, won a 1990 American Book Award, and she received the William Stafford Memorial Award for Poetry in 1995. She also writes short fiction and essays, and she is a visual artist.

An evening with Oregon’s poet laureate, Elizabeth Woody

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Flavia Salon, Flavia Hall, Marylhurst University

FREE and open to the public

More info: events.marylhurst.edu

Washington County Employment Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities

We welcome you to review our new site and search our current job postings. New postings may be added at any time so check back at least once a week to see if any opportunities match your interests. You can view open positions before using the online application process.

Upcoming Event: Meet & Certify for Small Business

Are you interested in working with public agencies and would like more information about where to start? Come learn about how to find and win government contracts, meet project managers and learn about MWESB Certification.

Tuesday, Nov. 15th

3-5 PM
BESThq
12745 SW Beaverdam Rd.

MWESB (Minority, Women & Emerging Small Business) and Service Disabled Veteran Certification: Certification opens the door to significant contracting opportunities. Public agencies, like Metro and City of Beaverton friends, have targets for contracting with certified firms, and becoming certified will help make your business more visible. More certification info here.

Real Awards: Metro aspires to award a small contract to a business that attends and becomes certified. Don’t miss your chance. Come and learn about the doors that certification can open for you!

For more info, contact: tracy.sagal@oregonmetro.gov

Event Spanish-Friendly; All Are Welcome!

Native PTAC Job Announcement

Native PTAC is hiring for a Senior Business Counselor for our SW Washington and Oregon region.
Native Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Native PTAC) is a free, grant funded, community resource that assists Native peoples in contracting with state, local, Federal, and Native governments within AK, ID, OR, and WA.
Native PTAC helps Native firms with Federal, Native, State and Local government contracting through one-to-one assistance with government certifications and registrations, classes and workshops,  bid match opportunities, interpretation of solicitations, bid/proposal reviews, marketing advice, and contract performance support for designated socio-economic programs.
POSITION TITLE: Senior Business Counselor – SW WA & OR State Region
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Native PTAC Program Manager and GVCC CEO
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Regular, Full-time, and Exempt-Administrative
SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITIES: None – As posted
LOCATION: This position is to be located in the Vancouver, WA office serving SW WA and the state of Oregon.
HOURS & SALARY: 24 hours for Native PTAC and 16 hours for WA PTAC. Salary dependent on experience ($45,000-$60,000 fulltime pro-rated)
Please visit our website at: http://www.tworiverscdc.org/join-our-team-2/

Contracting/business development event for Native owned businesses

SBA Portland District is very pleased to present an event with the Indian Health Service/US Health & Human Services targeted to Native American owned firms.  The event is Aug. 16th at our building (620 SW Main St., Room 101), from 9 am to Noon.  Please join us (RSVP for the event here:  http://webcast.nccsite.com/hhs-osdbu/building-bridges) and share this info with others who may be interested.

Native Procurement Technical Assistance Program (NPTAC) will also be participating.  After the program from 9-Noon, NPTAC and SBA are offering one-on-one appointments with firms/tribal entities with specific questions on federal contracting, certifications and capital access.  To set up a one-on-one with a NPTAC counselor, firms can send a request to Marnie@NativePTAC.org.  To set up a one-on-one with SBA on contracting or capital access, please send a request to Melissa.Davis@sba.gov.  Appointments will be held in the same building, specific room assignments to be announced the day of.

Thank you for your continued efforts for small businesses and the Native community!  Do let me know if there are any questions.

Yuri Yoshida Dyson  /  Business Opportunity Specialist

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION   /   Portland District Office

Phone:  503-326-6692   /   Fax:  202-292-3872   /    www.sba.gov/or/

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Confederated Tribes Of Siletz Indians Portland Area Office Celebrates 30 YEARS

Confederated Tribes Of Siletz Indians Portland Area Office Celebrates 30 YEARS!

You and a guest are invited to join the Siletz tribe as we honor those who have helped us accomplish our work.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

11 AM — 6 PM

Portland Area Office

12790 SE Stark St

Portland, Oregon

Andrew Johanson:

Call (503) 238-1512 or andrewj@ctsi.nsn.us

Creating opportunities in education, employment, and wellness for the Native community in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington County.

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