Campaigns and Programs Director
The Campaigns and Programs Director will lead the external campaigns and community outreach, and as part of the OPAL Leadership Team, is responsible for the overall health and direction of the organization. The Campaigns and Programs Director will align staff's work with OPAL's mission, vision, and values while supervising the Organizing Team and other key positions.
Housing Justice Community Organizer
The Housing Justice Community Organizer will begin building out a policy campaign that engages community members in issue priorities, is rooted in coalition building and relationships, and is supported by research through community listening sessions and explorations of relevant legislation and anti-displacement work happening in the Portland metropolitan region.
Communications and Narrative Strategy Manager
The Communications & Narrative Strategy Manager will develop and advance OPAL's strategic communications on transportation, housing, climate and environmental justice issues, and will play a lead role in amplifying the voices of frontline communities most impacted in the Portland metro region. This position will coordinate internal communications, lead communications campaigns, and support the communications efforts of the Development and Organizing teams.
Policy and Advocacy Manager
The Policy and Advocacy Manager will work towards OPAL's mission by overseeing OPAL's policy and advocacy initiatives. This position will often require evening work as part of representing OPAL on committees and in political processes. This position is a member of the OPAL Organizing Team. This is a union-represented position.
We are currently seeking new members for the OPAL Board of Directors with strengths in the following areas: youth leadership, conflict resolution, Indigenous and tribal sovereignty, fundraising, government/policy, and environmental justice law.
OPAL is seeking to contract with a professional human resources/hiring consultant or firm to support the recruitment and selection process for 4 open positions. Proposals accepted on an ongoing basis.
OPAL’s mission is to build power for environmental justice and civil rights in our communities. OPAL is a movement building organization and believes in the Principles of Environmental Justice and the Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing, and commits to building a team that reflects the communities most impacted by environmental racism. OPAL is an equal opportunity employer. BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), transit-dependent, low-income, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, women and/or people who have personal experience of environmental injustice are strongly encouraged to apply.
All applicants must be committed to combating and eradicating anti-Black racism.