Employment

Thank you for your interest in a job at CFC! 

 

The Mt. St. Helens area is facing increased threats from logging, mining and climate change. We need to make the public aware of these threats and get people involved in saving our National Forest from destruction.  For over 30 years, the Cascade Forest Conservancy has worked to preserve and sustain the forests, streams, wildlife and communities of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. You’ll work directly for us, and join a team of passionate forest advocates. More than ever, we need people to speak up for our iconic wild places. Join our team and make a difference!

 

We currently have positions available for Canvass Coordinators in Vancouver and Federal Way, Washington, and Membership Outreach Advocates in our Portland, Oregon office.  Read on to learn more.

CANVASS COORDINATORS (two vacancies) – VANCOUVER / FEDERAL WAY

 

Closing Date:  Open until filled

Location(s): Vancouver, WA (one vacancy) and Federal Way, WA (one vacancy)

Wage: $15/hour plus generous bonuses

Shift: 5 hours/day in the late afternoon/evening

 

The Cascade Forest Conservancy is looking for Canvass Coordinators to expand our outreach work in Vancouver and Federal Way, WA. Using your knowledge of local neighborhoods, you will organize effective daily routes and have face-to-face conversations with people at their doorstep. You’ll tell them about our work and give them the opportunity to have their voices heard on decisions affecting our National Forest. By gathering donations you will help grow our membership and make our work even more effective.

 

Your Job:

– Engage potential members in meaningful conversations.
– Persuade potential donors to financially support the Cascade Forest Conservancy’s programs.
– Meet periodically with the Canvass Team Coordinator and Executive Director to gauge outreach success.

 

Requirements:

– Knowledge of Federal Way neighborhoods.
– A history of working independently as a successful fundraiser or sales associate.
– Must meet a daily quota of $100/day – you keep 40% of what you earn above that.
– Be energetic, with strong communication skills, a great work ethic, and a desire to proudly represent us in the Vancouver area.
– High school diploma or GED.
– Current driver’s license, and access to a car with valid insurance.
– Positive attitude toward your work.
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

MEMBERSHIP OUTREACH ADVOCATE

 

Closing Date:  Open until filled

Location:  Portland, OR

Wage: $14/hour plus generous bonuses

Shift: 5 hours/day in the late afternoon/evening (typically 4-9pm, Mon-Fri)

 

If you’re an energetic individual who is passionate about the environment, enjoys working outside and meeting new people, we’d like to meet you. The Cascade Forest Conservancy is looking for someone like you to join our canvass team! Your job will be to have face-to-face conversations with people at their homes, where you’ll tell them about our work and give them the opportunity to have their voices heard on decisions affecting our National Forest. By gathering donations you will help grow our membership and make our work even more effective.

 

Job Duties:

– Canvass door-to-door.
– Engage potential members in informative conversation.
– Persuade potential donors to financially support the Cascade Forest Conservancy’s programs.
– Drive the canvass team to canvass locations on a rotating schedule. (Mileage is reimbursed at $.50/mile.)

 

Requirements:

– Be energetic, with strong communication skills, a proven work ethic, and a desire to proudly represent us door-to-door in the Portland metro area.
– High school diploma or GED.
– Experience dealing with the public, and/or customer service experience is preferred.
– Current driver’s license, and access to a car with valid insurance.
– Professional appearance and attitude toward your work.
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
– Must be able to walk and stand for up to 4 hours per shift.

Application Guidelines

Please send one pdf file to jobs (at) cascadeforest.org. The file should include a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in this position and how your skills and experience match the responsibilities and requirements. Please put your name and the job title in the subject of the email and in the pdf file name. References from most recent jobs must be available upon request.

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