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Hillsdale Farmers' Market Volunteer

Hillsdale Farmers Market

July 7, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - Dec. 29, 2019, 5:30 p.m. EDT

Below are the volunteer opportunities we have available: Setting up the market (every Sunday from 7:30 am to 9 am) - Start your Sunday by helping set up signs, tables and the info booth. This is an active task and involves some lifting, carrying, and pulling carts. Help run the info booth (9 am to 11 am or 11 am to 1 pm) - Helping at the info booth includes selling market tokens using the debit/credit card machine, selling merchandise, and answering customer questions. We provide training of how to run the debit/ credit/ EBT machine and how to properly distribute DUFB (double up food bucks- our SNAP match program). Market Breakdown (12:45 to 2:15 pm) - This consists of taking down tents, collecting the signs and trash, and loading everything back into the truck. Taking down the market is an active task and is my favorite form of exercise! Power of Produce (POP) program (every market day)- The POP program are kids activities that we offer at the market each week. We’re looking for a few consistent volunteers to help explain the activity to the kids, stamp their "passport", and administer the $2 tokens. Produce bag sewing project- Do you enjoy sewing at home? We’re looking for volunteers to help us make produce bags out of muslin. These bags will be sold at the info booth and the funds will go towards our POP Program. This could be a one-time or ongoing opportunity.

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1509 SW Sunset Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97239

Plant a Tree ($1 a Tree)

Brightest (Climate)

Flexible times

Trees are the most efficient, natural carbon dioxide (CO2) absorbers on the planet. Planting a tree helps limit climate change, restart water cycles, keep deserts from spreading, and also provides vital natural resources to local communities. Every time you plant a tree on Brightest, you're making the world a little better (and more carbon neutral), while offsetting your personal carbon footprint. Each tree you plant offsets approximately 1% of a metric ton (MT) of CO2 each year. Healthy, protected trees live to be 50, 75, and often 100+ years old, making them one of nature's most important ecosystem protectors and climate change fighters. For easy reference, planting four to five new trees is equal to taking one car off the road for a year and neutralizing all its emissions and carbon footprint. By supporting this Brightest tree planting project, you'll help protect forest biodiversity, restore degraded land, fight climate change, and promote local economic development in front-line communities. Our partners work with local conservation groups, farmers, and tree planters in Brazil, California, Haiti, Peru, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Tanzania to establish sustainable agroforestry systems using native tree species, create good-paying green jobs, and help protect the local environment. Trees planted through Brightest are planted in partnership with The Brightest Foundation Incorporated, a US 501 (c)(3) public charity, EIN 83-3516335, alongside our local reforestation partner network. Any contribution you make to plant trees with us is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law.

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Amazônia, Codajás

Help Dispatch Volunteer Disaster Responders In Your Community (remote Opportunity)

American Red Cross - Cascades Region

Flexible times

In the Cascades Region (Oregon and SW Washington), the Red Cross will respond to an average of two home fires per day. To ensure we are supporting our community it is crucial that we have volunteers supporting our efforts by dispatching and coordinating our volunteer teams. This role can be performed from anywhere a volunteer has access to a computer, internet connection, and phone. The Duty Officer is the on-call operations lead for the Cascades Region and ensures a timely and appropriate response to emergencies that occur with the region. The Duty Officer receives the initial request for assistance from first response agencies and individuals that have experienced a disaster; coordinates the mobilization and deployment of initial responders to the disaster scene; and provides ongoing technical assistance and deployment of additional support resources as needed.Job Duties:Receive and screen calls, evaluate response needs, and deploy appropriate Red Cross respondersProvide technical support for responders including: Performing an initial assessment and verification of the disasterServing as a liaison between the Disaster Action Team (DAT) responders and other support teamsProviding guidance to DAT about questions related to specific assistance that may be provided to clientsIdentifying temporary lodging for disaster clients.Initiating a case in the Client Assistance System (CAS 2.0)Maintains regular communication with deployed respondersAccurately completes incident reporting and sends out response notifications using regional systems in a timely manner.Contacting the Manager On Call for technical assistance and guidance for incidents that are non-routine or may trigger an extended need for service delivery (i.e. opening a congregate shelter or service centerStrong analytical and problem solving skills.Strong written, listening, and verbal communication skills.Ability to learn and implement Red Cross service delivery policies, procedures, and services.Ability to work effectively as part of the team.Ability to adapt to change, negotiate compromise, seek clarity, be flexible, and manage ambiguity.Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously.Ability to work for extended periods of time under stressful conditions.Ability to effectively work with diverse cultures including their own and others.Ability to use basic computer programs (Word, Excel), email, Exchange.Ability to treat clients and workforce with patience and compassion.Detail orientedValues diversityAbility to give and take performance-related feedbackSelf-awareness about one’s knowledge and has the ability to seek assistanceKnowledge about the designated chain of command and Incident Command System

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Clackamas County
Clackamas, Oregon 97015

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