Employment

Thank you for your interest in a job at CFC! 

 

We currently have the following positions available:

MEMBERSHIP OUTREACH ADVOCATE

Environmental Campaign – Community Outreach

Closing Date:  Open until filled

Location:  Portland, OR

Industry:  Nonprofit, Conservation

Type:  Part-Time, Evenings

Pay rate: $14/hour

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

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!

 

 

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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