Sunday, January 29, 2012

Welcome, Portland Chapter!

The Portland, Oregon Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation held their annual planning retreat this weekend. The Chapter's leadership team decided to bring the Surfrider Foundation Music Outreach Program to Portland!

The below is reposted from the Surfrider Oregon blog. Please share the news with your networks - help us find a Music Outreach Program Coordinator for the Portland Chapter!

The Portland Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is looking for a new Music Outreach Program Coordinator. The Music Outreach Program started in 2007 and works with touring and local musicians to bring the Surfrider message to fans and concertgoers. 

MOP has given our volunteers access to shows by Donavon Frankenreiter, Colbie Caillat, Brian Wilson, Brett Dennen, State Radio, and many more. We need a new person to organize and attend these shows and events! 

The position involves not just running a table at shows, but also recruiting volunteers and training them. You’ll work independently, but under the advisement of MOP founder Nicole Parisi-Smith (currently based in Portland, Oregon). 

It’s an excellent opportunity to get more involved with Surfrider, learn skills, make contacts, and, of course, get free concert tickets! (Like all chapter roles, this position is volunteer.) 

• - Enjoy live music and already go to shows of your own accord, and follow tour schedules and artist nonprofit interests 
• - Able to stay out late on weeknights 
• - Comfortable directing volunteers and interacting with the public 
• - Proactive, dependable, timely, and organized 
• - Be a Surfrider Foundation member (previous volunteer experience strongly preferred) 

Preferred candidates will also have regular access to a car, as some venues are not public transit-accessible. 

Interested candidates should contact Nicole Parisi-Smith at

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