Job Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities with Living Cully Partner Organizations:

Updated June 18, 2018


Environmental Education Specialist – Confluence Americorps Program: Apply by July 15, 2018

This position is a partnership between Confluence Environmental Center, AmeriCorps Program, and Verde. The Environmental Education Specialist will help Verde create a cohesive youth environmental education program to serve low-income youth and youth of color in the Cully neighborhood. The Living Cully Youth Environmental Education Program will encompass both already-established programs and newly developing/developing programs and projects; it will also establish a replicable model for connecting low-income youth and youth of color to environmental programs and activities. For more information, click here.

Landscape Crew Member: Open until filled

Join our team as a Landscape Crew Member! We are seeking crew members to support our landscape maintenance, irrigation and stormwater responsibilities. No experience necessary. Drivers license preffered. For more information, click here.

Landscape Crew Lead: Open until filled

Join our team as a Verde Landscape Crew Lead! The Crew Lead will manage a small crew with a focus on restoration. Some experience in landscape and restoration work preferred. For more information, click here.

Hacienda Community Development Corporation:

Asset Manager: Open until filled

The Asset Manager is responsible for representing the owner’s interests and maintaining the housing stock, and commercial properties, for Hacienda CDC.  The portfolio is comprised of properties financed with diverse funding streams including Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), HOME, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Housing Urban Development (HUD)-Section 8, and other affordable housing financing. For more information, click here.

Financial Coach: Open until filled

The Economic Opportunity Department at Hacienda CDC aims to improve and preserve the financial outlook, capability and assets of the clientele we serve. The position of Financial Coach supports that work by providing holistic, one-on-one financial coaching and housing counseling in order to engage and motivate clients, and develop a plan of action to help clients reach their financial goal(s). For more information, click here.

Economic Opportunity Advisor: Open until filled

The Economic Opportunity Department at Hacienda CDC aims to improve and preserver the financial outlook, capability and assets of the families and individuals we serve including homeownership. The position of Economic Opportunity Advisor is primarily responsible for several administrative facets of the Hardest Hit Fund Program(s), plays a supportive role for our default intervention counseling, educational services and as well as administrative assistance of the program. For more information, click here.

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East:

Government Grants Manager: Apply by Monday, June 11, 2018

The Government Grants Manager is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for securing and expanding government funding in support of the mission and goals of Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East. In addition, the Government Grants Manager will be responsible for developing metrics, creating a grant management system, implementing strategies and systems to stay in compliance with ongoing funding, and communicating with leadership (internal and external) what is needed to build and maintain grant relationships. For more information, click here.

Construction Supervisor: Apply before Monday, May 14, 2018

The Construction Supervisor leads Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East construction staff, future homebuyers, and individual/group/ regular volunteers in performing in-house construction activities, including site preparation, foundation systems, rough framing, window/door installation, weatherproofing, siding, interior and exterior painting, flooring installation, millwork installation, fence building and landscaping. This position directly supervises work teams on site. For more information, click here. 

Human Resource Assistant: Apply by Monday, April 23

The Human Resources Assistant is responsible for assisting the HR Manager with administrative support of day-to-day human resource operations for 90 office, construction and retail (ReStore) employees. For more information, click here.

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.

Community Development Partners

Project Management Assistant & Office Manager: Open until filled

CDP’s Portland office is seeking a candidate to join our team who is willing to learn, is a strong communicator, has a dedicated work ethic, and is a multi‐tasker. This is a dynamic position which requires completing a variety of administrative and technical tasks from land acquisition to office management to establishing collaborations with social service providers. This position has much opportunity for growth and we are looking for someone as passionate about helping people as we are. For more information, click here.


Living Cully:
No opportunities at this time.



Organizing Director: Open until filled

APANO is seeking an experienced, motivated team member to oversee APANO’s youth, immigrant and neighborhood community organizing programs. The Organizing Director is part of the organization’s senior leadership supporting a growing, seasoned team of member-leaders and paid organizers working to win concrete change in the lives of Asian and Pacific Islanders in Oregon, and in the larger world. For more information, click here.

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:, 971-722-2140

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