Oregon Rural Action (ORA) is seeking three people to serve as short term, part-time outreach coordinators as part of a five county organizing assessment.  Outreach coordinators are being sought who live in the following counties:  Umatilla/Morrow and Malheur.

Successful candidates will possess the following qualities/qualifications:

  • Well organized
  • Friendly and outgoing; able to work with all kinds of people
  • Able to meet deadlines and be accountable
  • Able to make a confident membership ask
  • Upbeat, positive attitude
  • A good listener
  • Able to ask strategic questions that create motion and options
  • Resourceful and creative
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle

Primary responsibilities

  1. Conduct 25 one-on-one meetings with a diverse cross section of county residents.
  2. Produce a written summary of each one-on-one meeting.
  3. Prior to conducting one-on-ones, attend a day-long training with other outreach coordinators on how to build public relationships, conduct meaningful one-on-ones and recruit members.
  4. Be willing to be accompanied by a senior organizer in the field as part of the training and orientation process.
  5. Report directly and be accountable to the lead organizer, and participate in check in calls as needed.
  6. After the one-on-ones are completed, attend a meeting with other outreach coordinators to debrief/evaluate the work, share lessons learned, celebrate, etc.

 Compensation and start date:

  • Outreach coordinators will receive $30 for each one-on-one completed and properly documented in writing.
  • Outreach coordinators will receive $150 to attend the training and $150 to attend a debrief/evaluation meeting.
  • The target date to begin work is September 11, 2017.

How to apply:  Please send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to:

Oregon Rural Action: Attention Personnel Committee

PO Box 1231

La Grande OR 97850

OR by email to info@oregonrural.org

Review of applications begins July 15 and continues until positions are filled.