OEC Named #1 Nonprofit to Work For

  • Chris Hagerbaumer, OEC's Deputy Director, accepting the 100 best award

Oregon Environmental Council is thrilled to again be named the #1 nonprofit to work for in Oregon in the “small nonprofits” category of Oregon Business magazine’s annual survey. (Not so secret: if you take a look at our composite score, we’re the top nonprofit overall.) OEC has been in the top ten ever since Oregon Business started the survey, including occupying the #1 position for three years running*.

Oregon Business honors nonprofit organizations according to their employee survey rankings in the following categories: work environment; management and communications; mission and goals; career development and learning; and benefits and compensation. Those scores are then combined with an employer benefits and workplace practices score determined by the publication. 180 organizations and more than 5,500 nonprofit employees took part in the 2014 survey.

Why do we rank so highly? We create a workplace that values staff’s contributions, allows for flexibility and innovation, and overflows with appreciation and laughter.

We salute our fellow nonprofits who participated in the survey. Together, we do great things for Oregon’s people and places.

P.S. Oregon Business magazine also honors the “Best Green Companies,” where OEC has ranked in the top 10 since 2012.

2014 #1
2013 #1
2012 #1
2011 #2
2010 #6
2009 #7

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