Friends of the Children–Portland is committed to our community, equal employment opportunity and diversity in our workplace.

We are currently hiring for:

Sr. Director of HR & Equity

The Sr. Director, HR & Equity is a newly restructured role that is responsible for managing the HR functions of the organization and leading organizational equity initiatives. Embedding diversity, equity and inclusivity strategy and initiatives into HR is a key to the organization’s next steps in our DEI journey. This work has the full support of the executive leadership team and the board.

The Sr. Director, HR & Equity is responsible for planning and directing all aspects of Friends of the Children – Portland’s human resources policies, objectives, and initiatives. Reporting to the Chief Finance and Operations Officer and accountable to the entire executive leadership team, this position ensures that human resources programs support the organization's stated values and help achieve its mission, vision, and goals.

The Sr. Director, HR & Equity positively influences decisions to improve organizational culture and supports the leadership team to create an inclusive, professional culture in which all employees embrace our core values and embody our Core Assets. This position enhances organizational effectiveness by acting as an internal consultant and coach to all employees and managers on an individual, team, and/or organization-wide basis.


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Direct Service Training Program Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly skilled, relational Manager who is excited to join our team, support our staff and walk alongside the youth and families we serve! If you love to build on the strengths and develop growth areas of employees who are driven by heart and compassion, this is the job for you! We need you to thrive in an ever-changing environment, live, walk and talk equity and have a commitment to personal and professional growth for yourself and the team you will supervise. Sound good? We think so!

The Direct Service Training Manager is experienced in devising our Program training strategy, oversee its implementation and assess its outcomes. You will identify training and development needs and drive suitable training initiative. The Direct Service Training Manager is responsible for supervising, guiding and supporting Friends. The Direct Service Training Manager is a role model and mentor for Friends, acts as a team facilitator and organizational motivator, and facilitates effective communication in all directions. The Direct Service Training Manager is responsible for supporting the Associate Director of Program Employee Development with hiring, onboarding of All New Friends and supervision of the Friends on their team. A Program Manager must know, understand, honor and support the organization’s mission, vision, values and principles, be able to clearly articulate the organization’s function, and must have a demonstrated desire to positively participate in the management of the organization.

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