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5441 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR, 97215
United States

(503)719-6779

Confluence Environmental Center

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APPLY TO BE AN AMERICORPS PROJECT PARTNER

On January 28, Confluence announces it's 9th annual Request for Proposals. Confluence invites all eligible nonprofit organizations, public schools and government agencies to submit a proposal to host a Confluence AmeriCorps Member. Proposals are due March 15, 2018. We welcome applications after this date, just give us a call. 

 

PROPOSAL MATERIALS

Project Partner Fact Sheet - Partnership overview

2018-19 Proposal Guidelines - Application instructions

2018-19 Application - Application documents

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) timeline

January 28 - RFP Materials Published

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

February 12 - RFP Information Session - Option 2 (new applicants) from 1:30 - 4:00 hosted at TaborSpace

March 15 - Complete Proposals DUE

April 12 - Community members read and score proposals 

April 23 - Applicants Notified  

May 1 - Proposal Revisions DUE (if requested) 

May TBD - Diverse Recruitment TrainingTime + Location TBD

May 20 - Member Positions posted 

August 8-10 - Equity, Diversity and Inclusion training (pending funding)

August TBD - Supervisor Orientation: Time + Location TBD

Sept 11, 2019 - Member Orientation: Term of Service begins

Sept 17 - Supervisor Day at Member Orientation

Sept 18 - Site Onboarding begins 

 

SUCCESSFUL PROJECT PARTNERS

  • Demonstrate skill and awareness around issues of equity, diversity and inclusion

  • Design and execute environmental equity projects with clear goals, activities and outcomes

  • Collaborate with Confluence staff to recruit an AmeriCorps Member who reflects the communities served

  • Ensure that at least 50% of individuals engaged live in historically under-served communities

  • Provide supervision and mentoring for the full 11-month term of service

  • Create a comfortable work space with sufficient resources and opportunities for leadership development

  • Follow specific guidelines and instructions set forth by AmeriCorps and Confluence

  • Contribute a $13,500 Cash Match per Member

  • Discounts available for culturally specific and POC-led groups

PREVIOUS + CURRENT PARTNERS

 

diversity, EQUITY + INCLUSION RESOURCES

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Glossary of terms

Equity in Grantmaking - courtesy of Marcelo Bonta

Center for Diversity and the Environment - Equity training and leadership development

Resolutions Northwest - Equity training and consulting

People's Institute for Survival and Beyond - Undoing-racism workshop series

Invisible Backpack - Understand white privilege

White Supremacy Culture - Dismantle non-inclusive work environments

Green 2.0 - Creating inclusive environments

Equity Assessment Tool -  Equity starts from within, courtesy of Coalition of Communities of Color + All Hands Raised

Equity and Empowerment - Engaging to empower, courtesy of Multnomah County

Portland's African American History 

Verde Papers

 

CONTACT

Program Director: Elizabeth Cabral | ecabral@confluencecenter.org | 503-719-6779

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