Committees

COMMITTEES


Fundraising:

Organizes and sponsors networking events and fundraisers

Collaborates with other organizations


Membership:

Recruits and processes membership, distributes information and coordinates member services

Organizes professional networking and recruitment events

Maintains membership archives


Education/Training:

Sponsors continuing education seminars, workshops and symposiums

Coordinates licensure preparation resources and community education forums

Provides professional support and a information network for Black social workers and human service students


Special Events:

Organizes and sponsors Networking Events and fundraisers

Collaborates with other organizations


Family Preservation:

Advocates on behalf of Black families and culturally sensitive permanency planning

Community Affair (Policy Community Organization):

Implements specialized projects and services to support the Black community.

Disseminates Information and networks with agencies and professional organizations


Communication Committee:

Monitors and maintains website

Reviews and approves information for distribution or publication


Employment Committee:

Maintains lists of available professional employment opportunities and internships in social work and human services in the Oregon/Portland Metro Area


Student Affairs Committee:

Convene Black students from the schools of social work/ and human services workers to create and cultivate community. This occurs by holding two events during the academic year.

Provide some support by way of a book scholarship, a mentor if requested.

Provide opportunities to participate in the Chapter’s activities:

Locally, participate in clothing drive, hosting of community Kwanza celebration, and a culturally relevant education workshop.

Attendance at the Annual National Conference and the opportunity to join one of its nationwide committees.