Join Our Team


City Club seeks an 
executive director (“ED”) who will lead with a deep commitment to civic engagement, equity and member engagement. Our desired ED will have the ability to manage a member-driven organization with an emphasis on strengthening an inclusive, welcoming environment for our board, Club members, volunteers and staff. The ED will facilitate a space for all members to make a positive impact on our community while promoting independent research and programming. We seek someone who will maintain the long-term financial health of the Club and foster the growth and development of our staff and programming.


City Club of Portland is a civic engagement nonprofit with 2,000 members who drive conversations and research around issues affecting our community. Ideal applicants are interested in working in a collaborative environment while preparing for a career in the nonprofit, political campaign, or policy fields. This is an unpaid internship with a transportation stipend.

This position assists the Membership and Development Coordinator and works directly with City Club’s member-led membership committee. Responsibilities include:

  • Database management, analysis and reporting
  • Volunteer management
  • Community outreach
  • Event planning and execution
  • Attendance at committee meetings

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Interest in and understanding of public policy
  • Desire to work with volunteer and community leaders
  • Interest in a career in nonprofit, campaign work, or policy fields

Time commitment: 10-15 hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter as one document to by Jan. 20. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

City Club of Portland provides equal opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, and any other status protected by law.