Job Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities with Living Cully Partner Organizations:

 

Living Cully:

Communications Specialist: Open until July 21st

Interested in environmental and social justice? The Confluence AmeriCorps program advances environmental justice through innovative partnerships with local organizations in the Portland metropolitan area. These positions are life changing service opportunities where the Member engages in addressing critical, environmental needs in low-income communities and communities of color. This position is a dynamic combination of serving with a Project Partner on a dedicated project (80%) and joining a cohort of other Confluence AmeriCorps Members for professional and leadership development opportunities (20%).

DATES OF SERVICE September 6, 2017 – July 27, 2018 (11 months – 1700 hours)
POSITION SUMMARY In Partnership with the Confluence Environmental Center, Verde leads Living Cully, a collaborative effort of Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, Hacienda Community Development Corporation, the Native American Youth & Family Center and Verde. Living Cully reinterprets sustainability as an anti-poverty strategy, braiding together traditional social service resources with environmental resources. Living Cully makes a real difference in the lives of low-income people and people of color in the Cully neighborhood by building and maintaining affordable housing, building green infrastructure, creating jobs and job training opportunities, preventing displacement, and building community. The Communications Specialist will take the lead on creating content for the Living Cully and Verde websites (20%), and other communications for the community, including social media updates and e-newsletter creation (15%). The Communications Specialist will do outreach to diverse community members about Living Cully events and programs (20%), carry out volunteer recruitment (10%) and support community meetings and events (5%). The member will also be responsible for managing the contact management system for community programs (10%). The Member will participate in Confluence led professional development activities: Professional Development Series, completing a Change Agent Project, team meetings, National Service events and other self-directed development opportunities (20%).  See full position description and how to apply here

 

Hacienda Community Development Corporation:

Resident Services Coordinator: Open Until Filled
The Resident Services Coordinator will bridge the gap between property management and residents, and will address barriers to obtaining and maintaining housing while supporting the mission of Hacienda CDC.  See full job description here

Staff accountant: Closes 6/30/2017 (EXTENDED)
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for various day to day accounting functions for the organization. The primary areas include processing accounts payable and providing some support to the asset management program.  See full job description here

 

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East:

AmeriCorps Homeownership Program Specialist: Open Until Filled  

Join Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East to serve, gain leadership and work and life skills by helping to revitalize neighborhoods, build affordable and sustainable homes and empower families through successful homeownership. Founded in 1981, our affiliate of distinction has been providing affordable homeownership opportunities for hardworking families for 35 years, in which time we’ve built over 350 homes in partnership with local families. Our team of AmeriCorps members are an integral part of our affiliate, helping us to serve more families and recruit and lead more volunteers through their AmeriCorps service. Benefits beyond the AmeriCorps living allowance and education award include a housing stipend and mileage reimbursement. Members are welcome to attend all affiliate events. Located in Portland, Oregon’s largest city sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. We’re known for our parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for our eco-friendliness, microbreweries and coffeehouses. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music.  See full description for Homeownership Program Specialist

Office Coordinator/ Executive Assistant: Open until filled

The Office Coordinator/Executive Assistant is the first point of contact for HFHPME’s volunteers, homeowners and donors.  S/he is responsible for the operation of the reception area and facilitating communication and proper routing and filing of inquiries, messages and important paperwork and assisting the CEO with his calendar, monthly Board Meeting preparation and minutes and travel arrangements.  The Office Coordinator provides support to several functional areas, as well as meeting a number of broader organizational needs.  S/he must be proficient with MS Office, pay attention to detail, and have a friendly and professional phone manner, along with an ability to work with minimal supervision.  See full position description on Habitat’s website

Chief Operating Officer: Open until filled 

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for implementation, oversight and execution of Habitat’s program operations, programs, administration and financial management.
Working with the CEO and Leadership Team, the COO will develop organizational policies and goals, multi-year and annual plans, as well as financial models, budgets and controls to support annual and strategic goals. The COO will directly supervise the VP of Construction, VP of Homeownership and Neighborhood Programs, VP of Finance, Land Acquisition Project Manager and Human Resources Manager. These departments include approximately 25 employees. Total number of staff for the organization is about 90 part- and full-time employees.
This position requires a person who is passionate about Habitat’s mission, an emotionally intelligent leader and a skilled people manager who can coordinate the diverse aspects of the organization’s program, create a financially sustainable model for long-term operations, and build the organization’s capacity.  See Habitat’s website for full description

Digital Media Coordinator/ Graphic Designer: Open until filled    

This position will develop and implement Habitat’s online marketing strategy, including: website, email marketing, and social media management. This position designs print and multimedia marketing materials for all departments, including our resource development and homeownership teams. In addition, we are looking for an experienced storyteller skilled in writing compelling content for blogs, social media and campaigns. The successful candidate will have a strong background in design, writing, and project management, with a passion for Habitat’s vision.                                                                          See Habitat’s website for full description

 

Native American Youth and Family Center

NAYA is committed to bringing quality, culturally-specific services to our community members.
Applicants for our vacancies should have a strong connection to the Native American population, as well as a significant understanding of Native American history, the diversity of the local American Indian/Alaskan Native community, and issues surrounding the Urban Indian experience.                 Please check here for all of the current employment opportunities with NAYA.

 

Verde 

Communications Specialist: Open until July 21st

Interested in environmental and social justice? The Confluence AmeriCorps program advances environmental justice through innovative partnerships with local organizations in the Portland metropolitan area. These positions are life changing service opportunities where the Member engages in addressing critical, environmental needs in low-income communities and communities of color. This position is a dynamic combination of serving with a Project Partner on a dedicated project (80%) and joining a cohort of other Confluence AmeriCorps Members for professional and leadership development opportunities (20%).

DATES OF SERVICE September 6, 2017 – July 27, 2018 (11 months – 1700 hours)

POSITION SUMMARY In Partnership with the Confluence Environmental Center, Verde leads Living Cully, a collaborative effort of Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, Hacienda Community Development Corporation, the Native American Youth & Family Center and Verde. Living Cully reinterprets sustainability as an anti-poverty strategy, braiding together traditional social service resources with environmental resources. Living Cully makes a real difference in the lives of low-income people and people of color in the Cully neighborhood by building and maintaining affordable housing, building green infrastructure, creating jobs and job training opportunities, preventing displacement, and building community. The Communications Specialist will take the lead on creating content for the Living Cully and Verde websites (20%), and other communications for the community, including social media updates and e-newsletter creation (15%). The Communications Specialist will do outreach to diverse community members about Living Cully events and programs (20%), carry out volunteer recruitment (10%) and support community meetings and events (5%). The member will also be responsible for managing the contact management system for community programs (10%). The Member will participate in Confluence led professional development activities: Professional Development Series, completing a Change Agent Project, team meetings, National Service events and other self-directed development opportunities (20%).  See full position description here

 

Columbia Slough Watershed Council

No opportunities at this time.

 

Training Opportunities in the  Construction Trades :

Oregon Tradeswomen Inc.

Interested in a career in the trades? Check out Oregon Tradeswomen Inc.’s programs!

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., (OTI) is dedicated to promoting success for women in the trades through education, leadership and mentorship. Founded in 1989 as a small support group led by four tradeswomen (an elevator constructor, two carpenters and an operating engineer), OTI was reorganized as Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, in 1999. OTI was founded on the principles that women deserve and can attain economic self-sufficiency through pursuing careers in the building, mechanical, electrical, and utility trades while helping and encouraging the trades industry build up a diverse workforce. Today the organization is comprised of nearly 400 members, three programs, an annual trades career fair for women and girls, and the support of trades industry employers.

Constructing Hope

Mission: Constructing Hope means that we are in the business of rebuilding the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry.

Check out their website for how to apply!

Cully Workforce Training and Job connections

Looking for employment? Need support with your resume? Contact Mulu Terefe, our Cully Neighborhood Employment and Training Advisor. Mulu Terefe: mterefe@pcc.edu, 971-722-2140

Get employment help through Human Solutions’ program, Email Jose Garcia who works in the Cully Neighborhood: jgarcia@humansolutions.org or call Human Solutions 503-907-2828