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January 19, 2010

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1) The Bicycle Transportation Alliance is hiring an executive director in Portland.  Competitive pay and benefits offered. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position closes February 15.

2) The Sandy River Basin Watershed Council is seeking an executive director in Sandy.  Salary is commensurate with experience. Apply by January 29.

3) University of Oregon, University Housing Marketing Office is hiring a graphic artist in Eugene.  Hourly salary is $15.61-$22.63.  Apply by February 2.

4) Renewable Northwest Project is hiring an administrative assistant in Portland.  Salary range is $25,000 - $30,000.  Please apply by January 20.

5) Portland Public Schools is seeking 1) an executive director of finance, annual salary is $112,500 - $135,000 and 2) a director of labor relations, annual salary is $89,434 - 112,431.  Positions are open until filled.  Email questions to

6) The Bureau of Land Management is offering a temporary GS 12 public affairs detail in Portland. Primary responsibilities for natural resources issues on the eastside of Oregon and Washington, including items such as: environmental education, partnerships, and volunteers; wilderness, wild and scenic rivers, recreation; and range, sage-grouse, off-highway vehicles, and wild horses and burros.  Please contact Michael Campbell at (503) 808-6031, or Jody Weil at (503) 808-6287.

7) The Bureau of Land Management is hiring a public affairs specialist in Eugene.  Annual salary is $67,613 - 87,893.  Position closes February 3.

8) Basic Rights Oregon is hiring a communications director in Portland.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

9) The Oregon State University Foundation in Corvallis is seeking an associate creative director for special events.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled.

10) Equity Foundation is hiring an executive director in Portland.  Position closes March 1. 

11) Children's Relief Nursery is hiring a development director in Portland.  Send resume and cover letter to

12) WaterWatch of Oregon is hiring a development director in Portland.  Salary is negotiable.  Position closes January 22.

13) The City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) is hiring a communications and marketing specialist.  Annual salary is $54,000 - $72,000, depending on experience.  Position closes January 20. Email:

14) Crater Lake National Park Trust is hiring an executive director in Ashland.  Annual salary is $50,000+, depending on experience.  Application review begins February 1. 

15) Democracy Resources is hiring a contract fundraiser in Portland. Monthly salary is $2000.  Position is open until filled.  To apply please send a proposal and references to Kyndall Mason:

16) Funders Committee for Civic Participation is hiring a part-time program associate in Portland.  Annual salary is $20,000-$24,000.  Position closes January 20.

17) Travel Portland has an opening for vice president of communications & public relations.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled.

18) State of Oregon, Department of Consumer and Business Services is hiring a limited duration policy analyst.  Annual salary is $61,812 - $86,688.  Position closes January 22.

19) The Bus Project is hiring a full time program coordinator for the national service leadership program, PolitiCorps. Salary range is $20,000 - $28,000, depending on experience.  Apply by January 29.

20) Oregon House Democrats are hiring a member services coordinator in Salem.  Monthly salary is $3,200 - $4,000.  Application material will be accepted until the position is filled.

21) The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center is hiring an executive director.  Annual salary is $65,000 - $80,000.  Position closes February 16.

22) FOOD for Lane County is hiring an executive director.  Annual salary is $74,000 - $92,000 annually, depending upon experience.  Position closes February 19. 

23) Oregonians for Water, Parks and Wildlife is hiring for four positions: statewide organizer, Portland regional organizer, operations manager, and campaign manager.  Salaries are commensurate with experience.  See website for closing dates of each position.

24) Legacy Health seeks a coordinator of interactive marketing at the system office in Portland. Legacy offers a supportive environment that provides professional and personal fulfillment, career long learning and a competitive salary and benefit package. Position is open until filled.

25) 1000 Friends of Oregon is hiring a Central Oregon advocate.  Annual salary is $36 - $39,000, commensurate with experience.  Position is open until closed.

26) The Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation is hiring a major gifts officer in Portland.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled.
Internships and Volunteer Jobs
1) NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon is seeking a legislative intern in Portland, 5-20 hours a week starting February 1. This position is unpaid, but credit may be arranged. Please email your questions, resume and a cover letter to

2) Rex Burkholder's campaign for Metro President has two opportunities for unpaid internships at the downtown Portland headquarters. Interns will help coordinate communications and volunteers. To apply, please send a cover letter with contact information and a resume to The positions will remain open until filled.

3) Coalition for a Livable Future is hiring a part-time regional livability summit organizer.  Upon successful completion of the term of service, the LINKS Americorps member is eligible for an education award of $1,000. Position is open until filled.
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