Futures for Children
Exceptional skills in training and facilitating community groups' teamwork and project development. Excellent communication skills and creative problem solving initiative. Successful community development and organizing experience, preferably with one of the American Indian tribes of the Southwest. Experience in computer word processing. Qualified candidates must have a BA/BS in Adult Education or related field with 5 years training and community development/organizing experience or nine years of experience in lieu of a degree. Full time position based in Albuquerque. Extensive travel required. Salary range $25,000-$33,000. Send resume/cover letter to:
Educational Talent Search is a federal TRIO program of Colorado State University that
assists middle and high school students from first generation and low-income backgrounds to develop the skills
and motivation necessary to complete secondary school and enter post-secondary education programs.
Qualifications: bachelors degree required; three years' experience with educational opportunity and/or TRIO programs; one year experience supervising professional full-time staff; three years' experience counseling students, interacting with secondary and post-secondary institutions, and documenting and reporting participant progress and accomplishments; demonstrated commitment and experience working with underrepresented, ethnically diverse and disadvantaged individual; strong communication skills, including writing, speaking, and use of computer applications; available personal transportation and willingness to travel frequently within the target area; bilingual ability desirable (English/Spanish).
Responsibilities include: Administer the travel, insurance, and purchasing functions
of the program, and provide assistance
Starting salary: approximately $31,000 for full-time position.
Application materials must be received by 5:00 pm on May 1, 2000. Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to:
Full Time, entry-level. Boston office of national non-profit. Recruit & refer college
students & grads for short-term, paid environmental internships. Serve interns & project advisors during
internships. BA/BS required. Service- & results-oriented; excellent communication & interpersonal skills;
organized, flexible, self-motivated, able to work both independently and as team player. Working knowledge of MS
Word, Excel, Access & Net. Recruitment experience preferred. Competitive salary,
EOE. We strive for a workforce as diverse as the environment we serve.
May 29 - 31, 2000
Around the world, indigenous peoples have experienced rapid culture change, marginalization
and absorption into a global economy with little regard for their autonomy. Cultural discontinuity has been linked
to high rates of depression, alcoholism, suicide, and violence in many communities, with the most dramatic impact
on youth. Despite these challenges, many communities have done well. This meeting will bring together experts from
Canada and other countries to discuss the value of the perspectives of social and cultural psychiatry for understanding
the factors that promote mental health or lead to psychological distress in indigenous populations and communities.
For more information, visit our web page at www.mcgill.ca/psychiatry/transcultural/native.html
SUBJECT: National Indian School-to-Work Conference
The conference will be infused with many cultural and spiritual elements unique to
Indian people. Native American elders will share their vision for tomorrow's leaders, and we will honor American
Indian veterans with a color guard opening the first full day of interactive and informative sessions. Evening
activities include a traditional Indian salmon dinner and cultural
The registration fee includes an opening night reception, breakfast and lunch on Monday and Tuesday, and the Tillicum Village traditional Indian salmon bake.
Northwest Indian College will provide clock hours service (continuing education credits)
to participants at no cost.
Contact: Lori Solomon at IPAR, (510) 450-2555 or
3rd Annual National Native American Youth Initiative
The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) offers a Health, Biomedical Research, and Policy Development program for Native American high school students between the ages of 16 through 18 years old.
The National Native American Youth Initiative (NNAYI) program is an intense academic enrichment and reinforcement program consisting of mini-block courses teaching leadership, communication, study and testing skills plus assertiveness, networking and professional behavior, interactive learning and time management. Courses are designed to increase the student's background and skills so he/she is better prepared to remain in the academic pipeline and pursue a career in the health professions and/or biomedical research. It is the goal of AAIP to prpare these students for admission to college and professional school, and empower them to utilize these skills.
Applications are available on the AAIP web site at http://www.aaip.com/student/nnayi. Only a limited number of students will
Lancer Stephens M.S. (Wichita/Creek)
Sprint and the National Conference of State Legislators Women's Network
To request an application call Sprint Corporation at 800-796-3464.
The Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions, now in its 40th year, is a program developed for high school guidance counselors and college admissions personnel that is held at Harvard annually. The next Institute will take place on June 25-June 30, 2000. A national faculty of leaders in the fields of education and admissions will work with participants in more than 40 sessions that focus on assisting students with the college application process. The cost of the program is $1,000 and includes tuition, room, and board. To request an application, call (617) 495-1531 and leave your name, title, telephone number, and mailing address on the voicemail system; a brochure will be mailed to you (please mention that you read about the program from HUNAP opportunities list-serve). Tuition assistance may be available.
A tenure-track position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor level effective January 1, 2001. The School of Child and Youth Care (SCYC) provides an applied baccalaureate degree (BA) to on campus and distance education students, a distance cohort-based Master of Arts in Child and Youth Care, a graduate degree in policy and practice (MA) through the Faculty of Human and Social Development multidisciplinary graduate program, and Ph.D. degrees by special arrangement. Through its First Nations Partnership Programs, SCYC also offers a Diploma in Child and Youth Care for students who successfully complete Aboriginal, Child and Youth Care community-based coursework.
The undergraduate degree prepares students to work with children, youth and their families in a wide range of practice settings (e.g. child welfare, child protection, early childhood care and education, residential care, infant development, family support, parent education, juvenile justice, hospital-based child life, recreation, school-based child, youth and family counseling, community mental health). Graduate degrees provide students with preparation to work as advanced practitioners and leaders in various organizations and community agencies, government departments and ministries, and as researchers, trainers, administrators and educators. Diploma graduates work effectively in child day care settings and also apply their skills and knowledge to a number of other child and youth care practice settings.
Applications are invited at either the Assistant or Associate level. The position is tenure-track, but applicants in mid-career may be considered for tenure upon hiring. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in child and youth care focused, clinical and/or applied human developmental practice. Expertise in early intervention will also be an asset. The successful candidate must also be committed to excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and to the development of an active program of research in the child and youth care field. A Ph.D. is preferred.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed
to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, however; others are
The University of Victoria is an employment equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and aboriginal persons.
The Department of Psychology at THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-Missoula seeks an assistant professor in the area of Clinical Psychology with expertise in rural Native American issues. This tenure-track position will start August 30, 2000. Responsibilities include coordinating with tribal colleges' programs to train and recruit Native American students interested in careers in psychology, teaching clinical psychology courses, conducting research, and mentoring Native American students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should have knowledge and interest in Native American populations and a commitment to work with tribal colleges and mental health entities to improve the training of future Native American psychologists.
Interested applicants should submit vita, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to:
Review of completed applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.
The Psychology Department's clinical program is APA-accredited.
The University of Montana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, Vietnam era veterans, and persons with disabilities.
HANOVER, N.H. ó The 28th Anniversary Dartmouth Pow-Wow will take place on Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14 on the Green in Hanover, New Hampshire (rain location: Thompson Arena). Each spring this event attracts between 1,000 and 1,500 participants from the United States and Canada, representing more than 40 Native American tribes.
The Native Americans at Dartmouth (NAD), a student organization, is organizing and hosting the event with co-sponsorship from more than 30 Dartmouth College and outside organizations.
The Pow-Wow consists of dance and drum competitions. The dance competitions include menís and womenís fancy and traditional dances, menís grassdance, womenís jingle, junior boys' and girls' dances, and tiny tots. The drum competition is opened to all Pow-Wow drum groups in attendance, excluding the host drum.
At noon on Saturday and Sunday, the Grand Entry will feature all competing dancers and drum groups. Street vendors near the Green will sell Native arts and crafts, as well as Native foods, including Indian tacos made with fry bread.
There will be free admission to the Pow-Wow. Saturday evening features a community dinner that is also free and open to the public. For more information, call Native Americans at Dartmouth at (603) 646-3792.
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African-American, Hispanic, Native-American, and Southeast Asian students (high school,
two-year and four-year college, and graduated levels) interested in science, math or engineering (need not be high
academic achievers) will receive advice and encouragement from Network advisors who are professional scientists,
mathematicians, and engineers. Students also
Registration: Students must complete a two-page registration form and mail or fax it to NEBHE by April 28.
New England Board of Higher Education
The application deadline for the EdD program in educational leadership has been extended
until Mid-May 2000. Informational meetings are being
held throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin during the next several weeks. Applications are also still being taken
for the tribal MEd program to be offered through the Duluth campus of the University of Minnesota.
American Indian Learning Resource Center
The Association of American Indian Physicians will conduct a workshop on cross cultural
medicine designed to provide physicians, medical students, faculty, minority program staff and counselors, and
other health care professionals with a greater understanding of Western and Traditional medicine. Objectives: Participants
will be able to- identify strategies to
Workshop Location: The workshop will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Workshop Cost: The registration fee for attending the conference is $350.00 per person. The fee covers all workshop sessions, handouts, resource materials, and refreshment breaks. Lodging, meals, and travel will be on your own. There are a limited number of spaces, so please register early by contacting AAIP.
The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) 29th Annual Meeting and National Health Conference will be held August 3-8 in Tucson, AZ.
The AAIP invites everyone interested in learning more about improving the health of American Indian people to attend and participate in this conference including Indian and non-Indian physicians, physician assistants, nurses, residents, medical students, tribal leaders, health care administrators, and Indian community members. The Association of Native American Medical Students (ANAMS) will also meet at this time.
There are many executive education programs offered at Harvard University. Below are we
have listed contact information. You can also access general information on Professional Development and Executive
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Harvard Business School
Background: The assessment project is a combination of two assessment initiatives under the Progressive Technology Project and the Environmental Justice Fund EJ Network Strategic Self-Assessment. IEN and other Native affiliated organizations will be part of this initiative.
Brief Job Description: The person hired will coordinate all assessment activities under this initiative. The coordinator will develop an assessment tool and work plan that meets the goals and objectives of both assessment initiatives. The person will coordinate all communication and meetings with core IEN organizations participating with the project. The coordinator will interpret the results of the assessment and develop a report and strategic plan for meeting the technical and organizational needs of the organization participants.
Qualifications: Applicants must be able to demonstrate experience, education, training and capability to immediately start coordinating all assessment activities as of May 30, 2000. Applicants must be able to demonstrate expert knowledge and experience with North American Indigenous Peoples of diverse cultural, social and spiritual ways. Knowledge and experience with Native-based organization analysis, assessment and organization development is preferred. The person must be able to perform the majority of their job duties and responsibilities out of their residence. The applicant must be able to travel. Experience with computers and Windows 95-2000, Microsoft Word, Lotus1-2-3 and Internet is required.
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