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Vocational Biographies

Vocational Biographies describes the career success stories of 1001 real people. Search by career title, keyword, topic, and career cluster. Username: portland su and pass code: 3w9n.

 

Aids Outreach Center Coordinator
Charitable Foundation Director
Community Health Educator
Community Relations/Crime Prevention Officer
Crime Victims Empowerment Project Director
Director of Social Services
Domestic Violence Shelter Program Director
Driver Rehabilitation Instructor
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counselor
Economic Development Director
Fire/EMS Dispatcher
Firefighter
Foreign Service Officer
Fund-Raiser
Guardian Ad Litem
Health-Care Consultant
Homeless Shelter Director
Hospice Nurse
Hospital Child & Family Care Specialist
Housing Society Director
Interpreter for the Deaf

Job Placement Specialist
Housing Rehabilitation Specialist
Humane Society Director
Interpreter for the Deaf
Job Placement Specialist
Labor Economist
Mental Health Professional
Minority Women's Outreach Coordinator
Nurse
Paramedic
Park Services Specialist
Physical Therapist Assistant
Police Counselor
Psychiatric Social Worker
Rehabilitation for the Blind
Search & Rescue Diver
Social Worker
Teen Program Coordinator
Victims Advocate
Volunteer Services Director
YWCA Program Director

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Resources for Finding PAID Public Service Opportunities in the Portland Metropolitan Area

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Resources for Finding VOLUNTEER Public Service Opportunities in the Portland Metropolitan Area

  • CareerConnect — Search PSU's jobs database. (you must be a PSU student/alum to access this database.) In Custom Search, select Volunteer opportunities from the list under Job Classification.
  • Community Opportunities Board — Lists "volunteer and paid employment opportunities in Portland and the greater Pacific Northwest." From the School of Social Work at Portland State University.
  • Craigslist PortlandList of volunteer opportunities.
  • Community Nonprofit Resources Group (CNRG) — "provides a resource network for engaging people in the nonprofit community."
  • Hands On Greater Portland — Find out about volunteer opportunities in the Portland area.
  • Idealist.org — "One of the largest communities of nonprofit and volunteer resources on the web." Search for volunteer opportunities.
  • Network for Good — Links volunteers with "issues they care about." Search by keyword, location, areas of interest.
  • Student Leaders for Service — "Student Leaders for Service (SLS) ... is designed to engage students in community service, community-based learning, and leadership development activities."
  • Volunteer Connection — Serves Clackamas County.
  • VolunteerMatch — Organization "dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer." Search for volunteer opportunities by location, keyword, skills, and interest areas.
  • Volunteer Opportunities and Resources — From the Center for Lakes and Reservoirs, Department of Environmental Sciences and Resources, Portland State University.

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E-Books and Articles on Nonprofit Employment

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Search for Nonprofit and Governmental Organizations

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