Job Opportunities


Current Open Positions

RFP for Strategic Planning Consultant

The Oregon Environmental Council Board is requesting proposals from qualified strategic planning consultants to conduct a far-reaching and inclusive input process to inform a Strategic Plan and guide the organization’s work over the next 3-5 years.

The selected consultant will be responsible for assisting the OEC Board and Executive Director with the full scope of developing a Strategic Plan. OEC is soliciting proposals for these services in accordance with the terms, conditions and instructions set forth in this Request for Proposal.

Office Manager

Oregon Environmental Council’s Office Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of our physical and virtual office. This involves facility and equipment management, general office administration, executive assistance to the Board and Executive Director, human resource responsibilities, payroll administration, and general support across the whole organization.  The Office Manager is the “glue” for our operation, acting as a central point of contact and connection for our staff, Board, community partners and other stakeholders.  The Office Manager fosters staff camaraderie, and plays a vital role in creating and maintaining an equitable and inclusive culture at OEC.

Database & Membership Associate

The Database & Membership Associate acts as the “keeper of data excellence” for Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) to ensure timely and accurate tracking of revenue and prompt acknowledgment of gifts to our respective funders. OEC currently uses the Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack to manage fundraising, and the Database & Membership Associate works as a member of the development team to ensure Salesforce’s accuracy as OEC’s CRM by both entering data and serving as the system administrator.

Director of Communications

Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) seeks a skilled and motivated Director of Communications. The Director of Communications leads the “mar/com” team in maintaining a strong organizational brand and works collaboratively to define OEC’s value and translate that value to target audiences. The position ensures a positive public presence for OEC through earned and owned media channels and proactively recognizes, prepares for and maximizes all external communication opportunities. The Director works with the “mar/com” team to create and implement a strategic communications and marketing plan that strengthens OEC’s brand, reflects our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and helps achieve the organization’s programmatic, legislative and fundraising goals.

Working with us

Oregon Environmental Council’s employees are valued experts in their field.  We strive to appreciate them both in words—as a regular part of our staff meetings—and in actions, through a supportive management structure, flexible hours and generous benefits.

Our greatest strength is our people; we build strong working relationships across the organization. To achieve this, we commit to each other, open communication, continuous improvement, and positive outlook. To learn more, see our team charter.

Benefits include four weeks of paid vacation (three the first year) and 11 holidays, health insurance (fully covered for employees and mostly covered for their families), paid short-term disability, cafeteria and commuter choice tax benefits, contributions to retirement after one year of employment (including a first-of-their-kind series of fossil-free and no-carbon 401k investment tools shaped by OEC), and more.

OEC is actively working to advance the core values of equity, diversity and inclusion in our hiring, workplace culture, programs and policy, internal operations, and leadership role in the environmental community. To learn more, see our Partners and Diversity webpage.

Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) has often been ranked among the top 10 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon since Oregon Business magazine began the ranking in 2009.

We strive for an efficient hiring process that keeps applicants in the loop. Do not hesitate to contact if you have a question about your application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Oregon Environmental Council provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender assignment, gender identity or expression, national origin, (dis)ability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff , recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to or call 503-222-1963 x100 to let us know the nature of your request.

Resources to help you find a job working for the environment

If you are seeking a job or volunteer opportunity working for the environment, please see OEC’s Jobseeker Resources in the Environment fact sheet.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please visit our Volunteer page to find out about opportunities to help OEC advance environmental protections in Oregon.

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