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jvc northwest named one of 100 best green companies to work for

JVC Northwest has been named one of the 2013 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon by Oregon Business Magazine! 442 Oregon companies and nonprofits participated in the Best Green Companies survey that determined this ranking. This recognition shows that JVC Northwest has implemented a variety of green policies, JVC Northwest staff intentionally participates in sustainable practices, and the Oregon Business Magazine believes our commitment to these practices is exceptional!

This is the fourth year in a row that JVC Northwest has received this recognition.

Some of the specific practices of JVC Northwest staff members in our office include:100Green13logo

  • recycling and composting
  • turning off lights when there’s available light
  • installing low-flow toilets
  • using recycled materials for commonly used office supplies
  • managing a community garden used by staff members and neighbors
  • planting native plants around our office building
  • using high efficiency furnaces in cold months; not using air conditioning in warm months
  • implementing a staff “Green Team” to assess improvements for our sustainability and ecological impact

JVC Northwest has a commitment to promoting ecological justice and sustainability, and we are honored to be recognized for our efforts!

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Upcoming Virtual Events

"JVC Northwest 101: Service and Community"

Thursday, April 7 | 7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT
Learn about all that makes a year of service with JVC Northwest unique. We’ll talk about the opportunities available, what intentional community looks like, and dive into our values of social and ecological justice, simple living, and spirituality/reflection. There will also be plenty of time for Q+A. Register here. 

"How to Make Your Application Stand Out"

Wednesday, April 20 | 7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT
Learn how you can position yourself to be a strong candidate for service with JVC Northwest. With one week left before the April 26 priority deadline, this will also be the perfect time to get a handle on each step of the application, interview, matching, and placement process. Register here. 

Where Are the JVC Northwest Recruiters Going Next?

Check out our upcoming recruitment events below. Don’t see your school or town on the list? Reach out to us at recruiter@jvcnorthwest.org to let us know you’d like us to pay your town a visit! 

Notre Dame | Info Session: Discerning Post Graduate Service | 6:30 PM | COffee House in Geddes Hall

Marquette | Info session (1-2) office hours (2-4) | Career Services Center – Seminar Room