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September 24, 6-8pm

Park View Mennonite Church

                                                6:00pm   Mixer with Mocktails and Silent Auction

                                                6:45pm   Dinner begins

                                                7:30pm   Presentation and Testimony

OCP is Hiring !!!

Assistant Kitchen Manager

OCP is hiring for the open position of 3/4 to full time Kitchen Assistant Manager. This is a key position that provides all food related services and backup to the lead kitchen manager. But it’s much more than just cooking and managing a kitchen, it’s working with our homeless and marginalized population. The work is challenging but highly meaningful. Come join our team! To apply, read the full job description found here: found here. $30k – $38k. Very good vacation and sick leave benefits, and health reimbursement program up to $6000. For questions, write Sam@OurCommunityPlace.org.

Community Center & Housing Case Manager

OCP is hiring for the open position of full time Case Manager. This is a management position and participates in the case management team to assist our community members (clients) to identify and meet their life goals, whether getting needed ID’s, disability income, employment, or housing. This position works with people in our Community Center as well as those we’ve housed to help prevent their return to homelessness. The work is challenging but highly meaningful. Come join our team! To apply, read the full job description found here: found here. $30k – $40k. Very good vacation and sick leave benefits, and health reimbursement program up to $6000. For questions, write Sam@OurCommunityPlace.org.              

     To our major sponsors: a HUGE THANK YOU!     

RODIUM SPONSORS ($3000)

     Matchbox Realty

PALLADIUM SPONSORS ($1000 – $2000)

     JZ Engineering

     LD&B Insurance and Financial Services

     Colman Engineering

 

 

TITANIUM SPONSORS ($500)

     Blauch Brothers, Inc.

     Friendly City Food Coop

     Park View Federal Credit Union

     Allstate

     Evermore Construction

     Herr Construction

     Dynamic Aviation

     Harrisonburg Electric Commission

     Design Concrete Builders

     Frazier Quarry

GOLD SPONSORS ($250)

     Weaver’s Flooring America

     Everence Foundation

     Flora Pettit Law Offices

     Sam’s Construction

     BrydgeWorks Glass Studio

     Grassroots Landscaping

SILVER SPONSORS ($100)

     Boboko Cafe

     Cavalier

     Blue Ridge Hearing Center

     Beachy Arehart CPA’s

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