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

We are currently hiring for:

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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Senior Accountant

Is working for an organization that empowers youth to reach their fullest potential important to you? Do you thrive a position that engages in a multitude of deadline-driven accounting activities?

Friends of the Children-Portland, voted Portland's Most Admirable Non Profit 6 years in a row, is looking for an extraordinary professional like you to join our finance team.

Position Objective:

The Senior Accountant supports the Accounting and Finance Manager in all aspects of financial reporting for Friends of the Children - Portland. The position is responsible for adhering to accounting principles and developing and maintaining practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Senior Accountant manages activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation, and budgeting and planning. The position supports grant budgeting, reporting, and compliance; bi-monthly payroll runs; treasury activities; and special planning and analysis projects. The position reviews some work of the Staff Accountant, who is responsible for A/R, A/P, and revenue accounting. The position will also serve as a critical back up resource to both the Accounting and Finance Manager and Staff Accountant.

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Executive Assistant

Friends of the Children is looking for an extraordinary professional to join our Portland team. Are you flexible and ready to take on a wide range of administrative support tasks? Is working for an organization that inspires you a critical aspect of your job search? We may have the perfect career for you.

The Executive Assistant and Board Liaison provides expert professional support directly to our Executive Director and is the day-to-day contact for the Board of Directors. In partnership with the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters related to the strategic leadership of Friends of the Children - Portland. As a trusted support professional, the Executive Assistant also serves as the liaison to the Board of Directors, coordinating from beginning to end board and committee meetings and activities. The Executive Assistant is creative and resourceful while working within an environment that is mission- and results-driven and community oriented. Under the guidance of the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant works independently on projects, from conception to completion, often under pressure, and facilitates a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion and grace.

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