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Resource Spotlight: Dual Career

This week our resource spotlight turns back to our Dual Career Resources.

Internal Postings: Spouses/Partners of OSU employees are eligible to apply for internal postings at OSU as well as external postings. To apply for an internal posting mention somewhere in your cover letter or resume that you are a part of a dual career couple.

Letter of Support: The OSU Work Life Coordinator can send a letter to the search coordinator letting them know you are a part of a dual career couple if you apply for an OSU job. Simply send the coordinator an email at work.life@oregonstate.edu with the position number, job title, and name of the hiring coordinator.

GOHERC: Individuals are encouraged to utilize the Greater Oregon Higher Education Recruitment Consortium which has a free job board to explore employment at other institutions of higher education within the greater Oregon and southern Washington region.

Work Life Website: More information about dual career resources as well as other work life resources are available at the work life website.

Other Noteworthy Resources:
BEavers HERE NOW: Enjoy a different 15 minute guided meditation each week. Benefits of mediation include stress reduction, better sleep, sharper concentration, anxiety management and happier relationships. Sessions take place every Monday through Friday at 4 p.m. Register at: https://beav.es/JEF.
Care.com Webinar: Removing the “man-can’t” myth, Tuesday April 13th 9-10AM: Moms and dads have been struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing equal amounts of stress, despite stereotypes. Dads today are “all in” and more emotionally and physically involved at home than ever before. Josh Levs, an expert on modern dads in the workplace, will share how men can engage on issues of gender equality and diversity, how they can become co-champions for change, and strategies to offer work-life balance for both women and men. Register Today
Planning a Family Vacation: April 20, 2021 9AM Register Here. In looking toward the future, and with the recognition that traveling may look different this summer, Beyond Benefits is offering a webinar for Planning a Family Vacation: Recognizing that numerous tourist destinations are competing for our travel dollar, coupled with our perception that our time is at a premium, it is highly worthwhile to apply planning skills to mapping out a destination and a budget that meets the interests and financial constraints of our family. With numerous choices and considerations, a planned vacation can be a creative and exciting process and deliver exceptional value as well.
OSU Science on Tap | Wine Off the Vine in Oregon and Italy: The OSU Alumni Association is pairing two popular programs for one splendid evening. Learn about the sensory science of wine from OSU Fermentation Science program’s Elizabeth Tomasino at Wine Off the Vine in Oregon and Italy Thursday, April 15, at 5:30 p.m. Be part of the live virtual tasting and discussion of wine from Oregon and Italy. Then hear how you can experience the region on Alumni Group Travel’s upcoming tour, Flavors of Northern Italy, departing September 2021. To receive a recommended wine list, register for free at osualum.com/SOTwine.

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Resource Spotlight: Need Based Community Resources

This week our resource spotlight is on this page the Family Resource Center put together with the following Need Based Community Resources:

Department of Human Services: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)- The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides cash assistance to low-income families with children while they strive to become self-sufficient. The program’s goal is to reduce the number of families living in poverty, through employment and community resources.
For more information on how to apply visit www.oregon.gov/DHS/assistance/pages/cash/tanf.aspx
The local DHS office is located at
545 SW 2nd, Ste. B
Corvallis, OR 97333
Phone: 541-757-4201

Community Services Consortium Resources– The CSC has compiled a list of local resources dealing with your health and well-being such as:
Medical
Crisis Intervention & Assistance
Financial Services
and much more!
Visit their website for more information!

WIC: Nutrition for you and your family– WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (up to age 5).The Oregon WIC Program aims to provide public health leadership in promoting the health and improved nutritional status of Oregon’s families by providing:
Nutrition education
Breastfeeding promotion
Supplemental nutritious foods
Partnerships with and referral to other public and private community groups
Benton County Health Department
530 NW 27th Street
Corvallis, OR 97330
541-766-6835
For more information, please visit www.fns.usda.gov/wic.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)– The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal program offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net. Oregon works with our federal partners, other State agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations to ensure that those eligible for nutrition assistance can make informed decisions about applying for the program and can access benefits. For more information and/or to apply visit www.oregon.gov/DHS/assistance/pages/foodstamps/snap-info.aspx.

Parenting Success Network– The Parenting Success Network is a coalition of organizations in Linn and Benton counties dedicated to strengthening and supporting families. Network organizations provide educational programs and support services to enhance parents’ ability to raise healthy children in caring homes. For more information and to view upcoming classes visit www.parentingsuccessnetwork.org

Other noteworthy resources:
OSU Community Hub: Managed by the Family Resource Center, this free platform is where Beaver families can connect, learn and share. Introduce yourself and get to know other Oregon State employees through this new resource; ask questions to your colleagues about child care, caregiving and community resources; and join interest groups to connect with those who share similar experiences.
Care.com Webinar: Removing the “man-can’t” myth, Tuesday April 13th 9-10AM: Moms and dads have been struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing equal amounts of stress, despite stereotypes. Dads today are “all in” and more emotionally and physically involved at home than ever before. Josh Levs, an expert on modern dads in the workplace, will share how men can engage on issues of gender equality and diversity, how they can become co-champions for change, and strategies to offer work-life balance for both women and men. Register Today
Informational session about Healthy Team Healthy U next Tuesday, March 30th, from 12:30-1pm Register Here. The informational session will cover:

  • Who is eligible to enroll
  • How to login/sign up for HTHU
  • A live demo of the actual website
  • What resources are available on the website
  • The My StayWell App
  • Upcoming events
  • Q&A, if time permits


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