staff director

Seeking a full-time Staff Director with a passion for grassroots community organizing, social justice, and progressive social change. Responsibilities include working closely with a volunteer board of directors on strategic planning, fundraising, and financial management; recruiting and engaging members; developing organizing strategy; and training and supervising office and community organizing staff. Experience or education in one of the following areas preferred but not required: sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, health care reform, rural community development, civic engagement, and/or social justice. Conversant in Spanish a plus. Click here to learn more.

Community organizer

Seeking a full-time Community Organizer with a passion for social, racial, and environmental justice to work with new and existing members on a range of locally-identified issues. Current campaigns include sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and healthcare, with an emphasis on engaging an increasingly wider and more diverse membership in Morrow, Umatilla, Malheur, Baker, and Union Counties. Primary responsibilities include recruiting and engaging members; building and supporting local chapters and issue teams; working with member-leaders to develop campaign strategies; and further developing members’ capacity to take action on issues that affect their lives. Bilingual in Spanish and English strongly preferred. Exceptionally strong candidates may request work-from-home arrangements in Malheur, Umatilla, Baker, or Morrow Counties; otherwise position will be based in ORA main office in La Grande. Click here to learn more.