Community Services Consortium

Serving Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties in Oregon. Helping people. Changing lives.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

CSC Recruiting New Community Action Advisory Council Members

Albany, OR….Helping people. Changing lives. Would you like to address issues related to poverty in your community? Community Services Consortium (CSC) is looking for new members to join our Community Action Advisory Council (CAAC) serving Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties.

The CAAC provides input to the CSC Governing Board and staff on key policy issues, assessment of CSC programs, and serves as a knowledgeable advocate for the agency and its programs and services in the areas of food and nutrition, education, economic stability and housing.

The time commitment is approximately 20-30 hours per year. There are four 2-3 hour meetings, plus one training session and voluntary agency events.

The application deadline is Friday, February 19, 2016. For more information about the council or to apply, please contact Linda Swaney at or at 541-704-7643.

Welcome to CSC's blog and e-newsletter!

These communications tools can be used to make announcements, acknowledge donors and volunteers, post videos and slideshows–whatever we want to share with our online community.

There are 3 ways to deliver info to stakeholders:

  1. The blog itself, which can be linked to our current website
  2. Email news blasts (blog articles sent via email as eNewsletters)
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We're excited about these communication tools and look forward to both your input and feedback for continuing improvement and positive information-sharing.

If you have agency/program information you'd like posted on this blog, please send full text and/or photos and videos, ideas, or suggestions to Janet Hessel and she will take the next steps.