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5441 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR, 97215
United States

(503)719-6779

Confluence Environmental Center

RFP

APPLY TO BE AN AMERICORPS PROJECT PARTNER

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On March 15, Confluence invites all eligible nonprofit organizations, public schools and government agencies to submit a proposal to host a Confluence AmeriCorps Member. 

Project Partner Fact Sheet  - General information

 

PROPOSAL MATERIALS

2018-19 Proposal Guidelines - POSTED JANUARY 29

2018-19 Application - POSTED JANUARY 29

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL timeline

January 29 - RFP Materials Published!

February 7 - RFP Information Session - Option 1 (new applicants) from 9:30 - 12:00 hosted at TaborSpace Muir Hall  

February 13 - RFP Information Session - Option 2 (new applicants) from 2:30 - 5:00 hosted at TaborSpace Library  

March 15 - Complete Proposals DUE

April 12 - Community Readers Score Proposals 

April 26 - Applicants Notified  

May 3 - Proposal Revisions DUE (if requested) 

May 9 - Recruiting for DiversityTime + Location TBD

May through July - Member Recruitment

August 23 - New Supervisor Training: Time + Location TBD

Sept 5, 2018 - Member Start Date

Sept 11 - Supervisor Day with Members

Sept 12 - Members term begins with site on-boarding

July 26, 2019 - Member term completes

 

PROJECT PARTNERS

Successful Partners will:

  • Collaborate with Confluence staff to recruit an AmeriCorps Member who reflects the communities served
  • Design and implement environmental projects with clear goals, activities and desired outcomes
  • Ensure that at least 50% of individuals engaged live in low income communities or communities of color
  • Provide excellent supervision and mentoring for the full 11-month term of service
  • Create a comfortable work space with sufficient resources and opportunities for professional development
  • Follow specific guidelines and instructions set forth by AmeriCorps and Confluence
  • Contribute a $13,500 cash match per Member

 

FORMER + CURRENT PROJECTs  

 

diversity, EQUITY + INCLUSION RESOURCES

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Glossary of Terms

White Supremacy Culture - Understanding Organizational Culture

Organizational Equity Audit -  Create Inclusive and Welcoming Environments

Invisible Backpack - Understanding White Privilege

Portland's African American History - Understanding Portland's Racist Past

Verde Papers - Latinx Perspectives  

Equity in Grantmaking - Walking the Walk - Marcelo Bonta

Equity and Empowerment - Multnomah County 

 

    CONTACT

    Program Director: Lara Jones | ljones@confluencecenter.org | 503-719-6779

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