Chemekta Community College Yamhill Valley Seeks Mentoring Coordinator


The Chemeketa Community College – Yamhill Valley Campus is seeking a Mentoring Coordinator, to be filled through the Oregon State Service Corps. The Mentoring Coordinator will focus on at-risk, transitional high school students as well as adult-learners enrolled in their … Continue reading

Washington County Department of Land Use and Transportation Research Study


The Washington Department of Land Use and Transportation is seeking to partner with Pacific University students – in partnership with Pacific’s Office of Diversity and Center for Global Business Studies – on a research study regarding rural history (in particular … Continue reading

Adelante Mujeres seeking Food Access Educator


Local Forest Grove non-profit Adelante Mujueres is seeking a Food Access Educator to join their team beginning in Fall 2015 as a Confluence Americorps position. The Food Access Educator will be involved with a variety of projects, including Sustainable Farming … Continue reading

Hike around Mount Hood

Hike “Round the Mountain” with the Mazamas! Hike each day and return to the Mazama Lodge for delicious meals, showers and a warm bed each night. This annual event, held over Labor Day weekend, raises money to support the preservation and maintenance of the Mazama Lodge, located just outside of Government Camp, OR. Check out our webpage for more information (, or email

AmeriCorps Openings at PacificU

This year, Pacific University and the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) have been approved for TWO part-time, on-campus AmeriCorps staff members. Interested in serving the community for a year and getting some invaluable life experiences? Not sure what to do now that you’ve graduated and are looking for a job? Check out the attached info sheet and contact the CCE at or

2015-2016 AmeriCorps position announcement

Nature Conservancy Service Opportunity

“The Nature Conservancy, a global, non-profit organization committed to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends, is seeking volunteers to support our work in Oregon.  Volunteers are needed to help restore and steward our more than 40 natural areas in the state… Volunteering with The Nature Conservancy would provide any student with the ability to enrich themselves about the environment, as well as have the experience of working with others in a positive team setting.

Attached you will find the Spring schedule and you can also check our website for further information on “volunteer work parties”… If you seek a more immediate response, you can also feel free to contact Molly Dougherty, our Director of Volunteer Programs, at”

Spring schedule: TNC_OR_Volunteer_Newsletter_Spring_2015

Opportunity to support WIC/SNAP

SB700 handout (email)SB700 handout (form)

Interested in helping people who rely on WIC/SNAP and local farmers alike? If you are, take a minute to read these handouts and see what Bill SB 700 is all about. Then, if you feel so inclined, continue by filling out the mailing form, scanning it, and mail sending it to Or, you can also email the appropriate representatives stating your support:

Representative Nancy Nathanson
900 Court St. NE H-280, Salem, Oregon 97301

Senator Alan Bates
900 Court St. NE, S-205, Salem, Oregon 97301

Food Bank 5k

Do you like running? Do you like supporting organizations? If you said yes, this event is for you!

Date and Time: Saturday, June 13, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Come support a Hillsboro High School community project by attending a fun run! There will be a 5k and a mile option, both either a run or a walk. The top three finishers will receive prizes. This is a family event to help raise awareness about children’s nutritional needs and to reduce the number of children who are not getting enough food by donating to Oregon Food Bank. 

Location: 4000 SE Rood Bridge Rd. Hillsboro, OR 97123
Admission: Either three cans or $3.00

For more information contact Leslie Huerta at​.

City Council Meetings

Each month, the city of Forest Grove hosts two City Council Meetings that are available to the public. They are held the second and fourth Monday of each month from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the community auditorium (1915 Main Street Forest Grove, OR 97116).

With the exception of Executive Session meetings, all Council meetings are open to the public. And if you can’t make it to a meeting, the agenda and minutes from the previous meeting are published by 5 p.m. on Thursday prior to each meeting.

The Forest Grove City Council Meetings are also televised by Tualatin Valley Community Television (TVCTV) Government Access Programming, Channel 30. To obtain the programming schedule, please contact TVCTV at 503.629.8534 or call the City Recorder’s Office at 503.992.3235.

Contact Info: City Hall 1924 Council Street PO Box 326 Forest Grove, OR 97116 City Administration: 503.992.3200 Council Office: 503.992.3234 Fax Number: 503.992.3207