Craft 3 Hiring for an Indian Country Regional Strategist

Date: March 2018
Job Title: Indian Country Regional Strategist
Reports To: Chief Lending and Credit Officer
Location: All Craft3 Office Locations: WA and OR
FLSA Status: Exempt
Grade: 11 – 15

 

CRAFT3 BACKGROUND
Craft3 is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission to
strengthen economic, ecological and family resilience in Pacific Northwest communities. We do
this by providing loans and assistance to entrepreneurs, non-profits, individuals and others, including
those who don’t normally have access to financing. We then complement these financial resources
with our expertise, personal connections and other advocacy for our clients. Learn more at
www.craft3.org and www.craft3.org/videos.

 

POSITION PURPOSE
Since inception, Craft3 has made investments in Indian Country. Craft3’s portfolio includes loans to
individually-owned Native businesses, Tribal Enterprises, Tribal Governments and nonprofit
organizations. A current objective is to deepen our relationships with Tribal governments in Oregon
and Washington and assist in the development of catalytic projects. To successfully achieve this we
seek to identify an individual with extensive experience at the Tribal government level who can build
trust and navigate the politics and interdepartmental coordination required to successfully complete
projects. This individual will also build relationships with partner groups to facilitate project
development and investment.

The Regional Strategist (RS) leads the execution of Craft3’s strategy in Indian Country throughout
Oregon and Washington. The RS is responsible for building regional networks, raising the visibility
of Craft3 products and services in Indian Country, generating leads for new mission-based business
and community loans, and finding and supporting the development of “catalytic” projects in which
Craft3 can invest. The RS will work with Craft3’s Commercial Lending Team to source, underwrite
and close 4 to 6 new loans and $4 million annually in Indian Country in Oregon and Washington that will ramp up over three years to approximately $8 million annually. The initial focus of lending will be community facilities projects under development by Tribal government or organizations. This
includes essential services such as healthcare, wellness and education facilities and other eligible
infrastructure projects. Additional focus includes continuing our work with Native CDFIs in the
region and small/medium Native businesses (not micro).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include some or all of the following and
are not intended to be all-inclusive. Craft3 reserves the right to change, add or delete
responsibilities and duties as seen fit. An employee’s specific job duties, priorities and
performance expectations are detailed in his/her individual performance plan.
Strategy Execution
• Work with senior Craft3 staff to develop/amend, execute and evaluate a strategy on locating and
investing in “catalytic” opportunities in Indian Country of Oregon and Washington. Strategy
includes both place related and sector related tactics.
• Identify and collaborate with leaders and emerging leaders who are working on innovative
economic and community initiatives that align with Craft3’s strategy. Specific emphasis will be
placed on deploying USDA Community Facilities Relending Program resources

• Implement a targeted and sustained effort at building Tribal government relationships.

• Develop and strengthen relationships with leadership of Native CDFIs that support diverse small
businesses in Native communities.
• Develop and/or utilize local knowledge of the following sectors: food and agriculture, clean
energy and community facilities.
• Participate in local resource development and grant writing that supports strategy in Indian
Country in the region.
Commercial Lending Support
• Prospect for business and community loan opportunities from multiple sources within Indian
Country for both catalytic investments and small business loans. Determine the level of
complexity, mission and strategy fit, and prospect’s readiness to borrow. Meet prospective
borrowers and collect information. Work with Craft3 Commercial Lending staff to gather the
full application and support the evaluation of loan requests with emphasis on evaluating
character and management capacity of the application, and the negotiation of loan terms and
conditions. Manage any contractual relationships of Craft3 specific to consultants working on
pre-development activities regarding community facilities in Indian Country.
• Work with Craft3’s Commercial Lending Team to source, underwrite and close 4 to 6 new loans
and $4 million annually in Indian Country in Oregon and Washington that will ramp up over three
years to approximately $8 million annually.
• Provide informal consulting to clients regarding facilities project plans, business plans,
projections and business practices. Refer customers to effective technical assistance providers
who will help prospects with basic pre-application work such as community facilities feasibility
and pre-development and business plan review and feedback.
• Work with Native CDFIs and provide assistance that expands capacity for growth.
• Support monitoring outstanding borrowers for conformance with loan conditions, progress in
meeting business goals, and overall business performance. Reports all emerging problem loans
to management when weaknesses are detected.
Regional Visibility
• Work with Craft3’s Brand and Communications team and Senior Management to coordinate
strategy and elevate Craft3’s visibility in Indian Country and the broader region.
• Present at and participate in community events and specific regional Indian Country events that
provide outreach opportunities, as well as understanding of situations that may affect those
communities. This will necessitate regular travel throughout the region.
• Contributes to the body of knowledge, sharing best practices and suggesting process
improvement ideas.
Company Culture and Brand Management
• Support the organization’s All Team Performance Standards: Ownership, Respect and
Flexibility.
• Demonstrate stewardship for the Craft3 Brand.
• Participates fully with all members of the Craft3 team. Effectively uses technology tools to
perform required duties.
• Participates in cross-department/cross-functional teams as assigned to develop outreach strategy
teams around sectors.

AUTHORITIES
Portfolio Management
• Interact with a portfolio of clients and outstanding loans. This portfolio will include loan relationships initiated by the RS and also other relationships that are originated by other staff.

• Manage any contractual relationships of Craft3 specific to consultants working in Indian
Country.

• Represent Craft3 in Indian Country, community and regional events.

POSITION SCOPE – Direct Reports – None
POSITION SCOPE – Financial Impact – Position is essential to ensuring loan compliance and
payment performance on the part of all Craft3 borrowers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

TYPICAL PROBLEM SOLVING
Applies common sense understanding to carry out detailed and complicated written or oral
instructions. Deals with problems involving many variables in sometimes difficult and stressful
situations. Examples include: dealing with sometimes irate and impatient individuals, and managing
many simultaneous high priority projects.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AND WORK REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s Degree, with a minimum of three years previous community development, community
development lending, financial, or similar experiences required; or equivalent combination of
education and experience. Previous experience working in Indian Country with Tribal government or corporations is highly desired. Experience in community facilities pre-development and development desired.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Facilitate partner profiling, prepare and deliver custom corporate materials to our customers’
communities;
• Fluency in a second language is desirable. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or
unexpected events;
• Attention to detail, ability to balance multiple work assignments;
• Organized work habits; ability to work independently;
• Proficiency with major software programs: e.g. Contact Management Systems, MS Office Suite.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None specified

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in
the work environment is usually low to moderate as found in typical office environments.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Some travel to company events and branch offices will be required.

A level of travel is to be expected with job responsibilities covering a geographic area that
includes the States of Oregon and Washington.

How to Apply
Application deadline is Friday, April 20, 2018
Complete the application online at www.Craft3.org/Careers/Jobs
Copy URL:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=craft3&jobId=125984&lang=en_US

&source=CC3

Craft3 is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership is looking for an Environmental Education Intern

Intern Project Description: Summer Environmental Education Intern
March 2018

The Estuary Partnership internship program helps college students and recent graduates meet education objectives in their degree programs, bring new perspectives to our work, and gain hands-on knowledge and skills to advance their career goals. Interns work in a variety of locations throughout the lower 146 miles of the Columbia River to help deliver the Estuary Partnership’s summer on-water community education program. We place a priority on applications from students who come from or have experience with diverse populations and underserved communities, including communities of color and low-income communities.

Education Objectives
1. Gain hands-on experience in environmental education and delivering programs to youth and community members in outdoor and on-water settings.
2. Gain knowledge and experience in on-water safety and canoe paddling.
3. Gain experience researching and developing science curricula for K – 6 students.
4. Gain knowledge about the local lower Columbia River system, including native plants, watershed ecology, natural history, wildlife, and water quality.

Description of Work
• Deliver Summer On-Water Community Education Program. The Education Intern will assist with the delivery of our summer on-water community education program to help youth and adults access the outdoors and learn about local ecology. The program focuses on serving diverse populations, including underserved communities, communities of color, and low-income communities, and this year through a Metro Central Enhancement Grant the Metro Central target area (see map). The Education Intern will help lead on-water canoe trips with a focus on plants, watershed ecology, natural history, sustainable development, wildlife, and water quality. Trips also include “Paddle and Pull” events that involve both an on-water paddle and a habitat restoration project at a local natural area.
• Water Safety Training. The Education Intern will participate in a one-day training on canoe safety and water rescue through Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe provided by the Estuary Partnership, free of charge.
• Partnership Development and Needs Assessment. The Education Intern will help identify potential partners serving communities of color and assess needs and barriers to accessing local natural areas and outdoor education opportunities.
• Develop Classroom and Field Programs. The Education Intern will help refine or develop school year science-based classroom and field programs for elementary and middle school students, with a focus on creating culturally relevant and responsive curricula.

Duration and Time Commitment: The internship will start June 25, 2018 and conclude by August 16, 2017, not to exceed 210 hours of work, including training. The average workweek is 21 hours per week and a typical work schedule is TuesdayWednesday, and Thursday, approximately 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with occasional evening and weekends.

Compensation: $15.00 per hour

Helpful Skills and Experience
• Experience or course work in education, experiential education, natural resource or watershed management, water quality, land use, marine sciences, biology, habitat conservation, or related field.
• Comfortable working with groups of people in a leadership role.
• Comfortable working as part of a team.
• Comfortable working outdoors, particularly on-water and in inclement weather.
• Experience working with diverse populations and underserved communities preferred.
• Fluency in Spanish desired.

Required Education
• Be a college student and have completed at least one year of college or a recent graduate.
• Have completed coursework in education or a science-related discipline, such as natural resource or watershed management, water quality, land use, marine sciences, biology, or habitat conservation.

Persons of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBT people are encouraged to apply. The Estuary Partnership values differences and a racially diverse and culturally inclusive organization.

The Estuary Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, age, disability, physical appearance or genetic information, cultural, socio-economic status, military or veteran status. The Estuary Partnership is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and values the hiring of protected veterans or individuals with veteran status.

Geographic Priority: Funding for the Summer Environmental Education Intern comes from a Metro Community Enhancement Grant. These grants are designed to benefit the neighborhoods and residents of Forest Park, Cathedral Park and Linnton, the Northwest District Association and the Northwest Industrial Area, and an area directly adjacent to the St. Johns Bridge. Applicants who live within this geography, particularly people of color, will be prioritized during the hiring process.

To Apply
Please visit http://www.estuarypartnership.org/summer-education-interns-application-form to fill out the online application form and submit a single PDF file that contains a cover letter, resume, responses to application questions, and a letter of recommendation from at least one professor or instructor (current students) or two professional references (graduates).

The cover letter should describe your qualifications, your experience working with diverse populations and underserved communities, and why you want this internship.

Application Deadline: Online applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018.

Washington County Job Opportunities

Job Search Results
Job Title  Job Type Department Closing 

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Full Time Support Services 04/08/18

Community Corrections Specialist I New

Full Time Community Corrections 04/15/18

Community Engagement Program Coordinator

Full Time County Administrative Office 04/08/18

Deputy County Administrator

Full Time County Administrative Office 04/08/18

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst New

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 04/22/18

Housing Services Controller

Full Time Housing Services 04/08/18

HRIS Administrator

Full Time Support Services 04/08/18

HRIS Analyst

Full Time Support Services 04/08/18

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) DPSST CERTIFIED ONLY

Full Time Sheriff’s Office Continuous

Plans Review Supervisor

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 04/22/18

Senior Database Administrator – SQL Server

Full Time Support Services 04/15/18

Sheriff’s Office Recruit and Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Positions)

Full Time Sheriff’s Office Continuous

Traffic & Signal Lighting Technician (Journey & Advanced Journey)

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 04/15/18

WASHINGTON COUNTY JOBS

Job Title  Job Type Department Closing 

Administrative Specialist II

Full Time All County 03/11/18

Bilingual English/Spanish Administrative Specialist II

Full Time All County 03/11/18

Community Outreach Coordinator New

Full Time Health & Human Services 03/18/18

Engineering Technician III New

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 03/25/18

General Services Aide

Seasonal – 6 Month Maximum Duration All County 03/11/18

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) DPSST CERTIFIED ONLY New

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 03/18/18

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) Out-of-State New

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 03/18/18

Mental Health Specialist II – Sheriff’s Office Jail & Community Corrections

Full Time All County 03/11/18

Program Coordinator

Full Time Health & Human Services 03/11/18

Recruit Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) New

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 03/18/18

 

The Oregon Lottery has a new job opportunity!

The Oregon Lottery is a leader in the gaming industry and an important contributor of revenue for the state’s schools, parks, watershed restoration, veteran’ programs and outdoor schools.  We are looking for a Video Support Technician to accept, enroll, maintain, and service Video Lottery equipment used at various retail outlets throughout the state of Oregon.

Recommended Qualifications:

An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or private vocational school in electronics or other related field and two years of experience including at least one (1) year of electronics experience which involved the repairing and servicing of electronic equipment and instruments to include digital electronics AND at least one (1) year of experience working in the field, servicing equipment at retailer locations or similarly related experience. OR

 

Four years of experience including at least one (1) year of electronics experience which involved the repairing and servicing of electronic equipment and instruments to include digital electronics AND at least one (1) year of experience working in the field, servicing equipment at retailer locations or similarly related experience.  Related college level coursework will substitute for up to two years of the required experience. (College credit hours are converted into months of credit.) Transcripts are required for this substitution.

Experience operating a lift truck, and various types of pallet jacks is desirable.

APPLY NOW!! Visit http://www.oregonlottery.org/jobs/

MULTNOMAH COUNTY invites applications for: Portland Harbor Fish Advisory Health Educator

Job #: 6352-47
Opening Date: 02/28/18
Closing Date/Time: 03/14/18 11:59 PM
Salary: $24.92 – $30.52 Hourly
$4,336.08 – $5,310.48 Monthly
$52,032.96 – $63,725.76 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time Limited Duration
Location: Northeast Portland
Department: Health Department
OVERVIEW:
THIS WORK MATTERS!This is a Limited Duration position expected to end no later than 2 years from date of hire.
Portland Harbor Superfund is a contaminated 10 mile stretch of the Willamette River stretching from Kelly Point Park to the Broadway Bridge. More than a century of industrial uses left areas of Portland Harbor contaminated with hazardous substances. They include polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), heavy metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), dioxin/furans, and pesticides. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a record of decision about the cleanup of that stretch of the river in January 2017, and cleanup will begin in the next two-three years.

Eating Portland Harbor resident fish such as bass, catfish, and carp is a health risk, especially for people who regularly eat these fish, and for infants breastfed by people who eat resident fish.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is responsible for determining how much fish (if any) is safe to eat, and releases fish advisories as needed. This Multnomah County position is responsible for ensuring that people who eat fish from the river understand the risks and ways to protect themselves, their families, and their communities.

As the Health Educator you will work with colleagues in the County, other agencies, community-based organizations, and community members to create culturally-specific communication packages to help people impacted by these fish advisories understand the risks. You will be creating new communication materials in close collaboration with impacted and vulnerable communities.  You will sometimes work on restricted sites and must follow all proper protocols. This position may be required to respond to public health emergencies.

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don’t just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TO QUALIFY:
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

  • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Health Education or a related field
  • Three years of increasingly responsible experience involving the development, delivery, and administration of health education programs
  • Candidates must have demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information to lay audiences in multiple formats

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification/passage of the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam administered by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., is desirable;
  • The project has an explicit focus on environmental justice; personal and/or professional expertise with EJ principles is highly desirable
  • Expertise with populations most at risk as a result of fish consumption in Portland Harbor is highly desirable.

*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position

SCREENING AND EVALUATION:
Application Requirements: The application packet consists of the following:

  • A resume. Include month and year for each listed work experience.
  • A cover letter addressing why you are interested in this opportunity with us and how your qualifications and experiences make you the ideal candidate for this position. The cover letter should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement.

The Selection Process: We expect to evaluate candidates as follows:

  • Cover Letter and Resume review: We will review your cover letter and resume determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement.
  • Phone screen
  • Oral exam: A scored interview.
  • Background check and reference checks: All finalists may be required to pass a thorough background and reference check.

Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Type of Position: This hourly union-represented position is eligible for overtimeVeterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference for this recruitment. Review our veterans’ preference website for details about eligibility and how to apply.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.

Questions?
Keri Caffreys, SHRM-SCP, Recruiter
Health Department
421 SW Oak St, Rm 210, Portland, OR 97204
keri.caffreys@multco.us
503-988-7472

New opportunities at DCBS

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS)  is recruiting for Industrial Hygienist 2 (Health Compliance Officer) andIndustrial Hygienist 3 (Senior Health Compliance Officer).  This recruitment will be used to fill current openings in two locations.

These positions are with the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA). Oregon OSHA is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions for Oregon workers through promulgation and enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, and by providing education and consultation to employees and employers.

Industrial Hygienist 2 (Health Compliance Officer): The successful candidates will conduct health evaluations and investigations, take enforcement action in a broad range of workplaces to ensure employer compliance with the Oregon Safe Employment Act, conduct technical training, and provide abatement assistance for employers and employees.

Industrial Hygienist 3 (Senior Health Compliance Officer): The successful candidate will conduct highly specialized and complex health evaluations, investigations, and accident investigations and make recommendations and/or take enforcement action in a broad range of workplaces to ensure employer compliance with the Oregon Safe Employment Act and reduction of workers’ compensation claims.

Obtain the complete announcement at http://www.oregon.gov/dcbs/jobs.

For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov or by phone at 503-378-3200.

DCBS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Committed to Workforce Diversity

Project Manager at Confluence

For more information about us, please visit ConfluenceProject.org. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to info@confluenceproject.org with the words “Project Manager” in the subject line. Deadline to apply: Friday, March 2, 2018.

Confluence Seeks Celilo Park Project Manager

Confluence is a community-supported nonprofit that connects people to place through art and education. We work in collaboration with northwest tribes, communities and the celebrated artist Maya Lin to create reflective moments that can shape the future of the Columbia River system. We share stories of this river through six public art installations, educational programs and community engagement.

Currently, Confluence is working to complete its sixth and final art/landscape along the Columbia River system at Celilo Park near The Dalles, Oregon. This is where Celilo Falls once roared. It was a center of commerce and spiritual life for thousands of years. Celilo Falls was submerged in 1957 with the construction of The Dalles Dam. Our project goal is to develop, fabricate and install the Celilo Arc, Pavilion and other interpretive elements to revitalize Celilo Park to honor the indigenous people of the Columbia River, educate people about the rich history of Celilo Falls and strengthen the tribal presence in the public spaces along the river.

Confluence seeks a focused, energetic Project Manager to work with our small and dedicated staff to help make this project a reality. The Confluence office is located at the beautiful Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington. This is a part-time, hourly position for 30 hours per week. Wages dependent on experience. We offer medical benefits and a 401(k) match. Confluence is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage applicants of all backgrounds. Ideally, this candidate would have the experience, knowledge and understanding needed to work closely with Columbia River treaty tribes.

Job Title: Project/Site Manager

Reports To: Executive Director

Job Description: Responsible for the managing and coordinating construction of
Confluence’s final art/landscape project by Maya Lin at Celilo Park and coordinating
maintenance at Confluence sites along the Columbia River system.
Primary Responsibilities:
Celilo Park Project:
o Coordinate with and manage a team of designers, engineers and general
contractors to complete the Celilo Park project
o Oversee construction of Celilo Park project to ensure a high quality
product meeting the standards of an internationally known artist
o Coordinate permitting and land use with Federal Land Managers and
other partners
o Administer contracts for project and keep track of expenses in
collaboration with finance team
o Prepare external and internal reports relating to project status and
progress
o Regularly review project budget and schedule
o Coordinate tribal relations and development of interpretive elements of
the project in collaboration with Tribal Liaison, Project Consultant and
Executive Director
o Schedule, attend and document meetings with staff, board, design team,
and federal and tribal partners
o Assist with grant application and documentation as needed
o Be prepared to assist Maya Lin Studio with presentation and project
materials
o Maintain project documentation including notes, correspondence,
photographs, etc.

 

Site Maintenance:
o In collaboration with Executive Director, plan and manage site
maintenance and signage needs at six Confluence sites along the
Columbia River system at Cape Disappointment (Ilwaco, WA), Vancouver
Land Bridge, Sandy River Delta (Troutdale, OR), Celilo Park (near The
Dalles, OR), Sacajawea State Park (Pasco, WA) and Chief Timothy Park
(near Clarkston, WA)
o Travel to Confluence sites and communicate with site partners to assess
maintenance needs and priorities

3 Degrees- Outreach Associate – Portland, Oregon

Entry
OR- Portland – Portland, OR
Part Time
To apply, please click here.

ABOUT US
3Degrees is a certified B Corporation with the mission to connect people with cleaner energy on a massive scale — in part by providing renewable energy opportunities to residential and commercial utility customers.

ABOUT YOU
We are looking for outgoing, passionate and enthusiastic outreach associates to drive our community education and activation efforts through person-to-person tactics like door to door canvassing and event tabling. You will be a stellar verbal communicator with infectious enthusiasm who shares our vision for a sustainable world.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Increase awareness and participation in Pacific Power’s Blue Sky program and NW Natural’s Smart Energy program by approaching customers, delivering pitches, and discussing program benefits
  • Meet minimum enrollment rate
  • Perform community outreach through door-to-door canvassing in local neighborhoods and at events
  • Set up events displays, tents, banners, and booths
  • Complete administrative duties following each shift
  • Adhere to robust customer service and safety standards
  • Meet with the regional outreach coordinator and attend team meetings/trainings

WHAT WE’LL NEED FROM YOU

  • Sales, event staffing, and/or canvassing experience preferred, but not required
  • Comfort approaching and talking to people
  • Ability to work 10-20 hours per week including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to carry up to 50 pounds and walk/stand up to five hours at a time in unpredictable weather conditions with reasonable accommodation
  • Access to reliable transportation, computer, personal email account, and cell phone required
  • Special consideration given to multilingual candidates

WHAT YOU’LL GET
When you work for us, there’s plenty in it for you:

  • Starting at an expected $17.40 per hour, including $13.80 base wage + an estimated $3.60 in commissions
  • Rapid promotions awarded for stellar performance; top earners make $35.00 per hour or more
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching program after six months of employment
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid sick leave
  • A role in a mission-driven B-Corp that is committed to a triple bottom line ethic and fostering work-life balance and professional development for its staff

COME WORK FOR US
3Degrees is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.

Career Opportunity with the Oregon Lottery – Product Marketing Coordinator

Product Marketing Coordinator

Are you a marketing or advertising professional with superb organizational skills and superior verbal and written communication skills?  Do you bring your enthusiasm to work?  If so, please consider applying for the Oregon Lottery’s Product Marketing Coordinator position.  The Oregon Lottery is a leader in the gaming industry and an important contributor of revenue for the state’s schools, parks, watershed restoration, veterans’ programs and outdoor schools. 

The Product Marketing Coordinator supports the development & administration of the strategic plans for product and program marketing. This role is the liaison between Lottery staff, procurement and external vendors to ensure a timely and agile flow of all projects through the department as well as budget reconciliations and support as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of professional level experience in marketing or advertising environment or closely related field, which included project management or coordination, planning, or budgets and contracts.  Preference in hiring will be given to those individuals who are either state or nationally certified in Project Management.