Executive Director

The Oregon Boating Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization located in Newport, Oregon, is looking for an Executive Director with a passion for kayaking, sailing, and outdoor education. The ideal candidate is an experienced leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills that will represent our organization publicly, support a culture of longevity, and grow the capacity of the organization.

This is a unique opportunity for the right person to advance their career, positively impact our organization on a daily basis, and grow our programs. Our Board of Directors is motivated to make this position full-time – commensurate with fund-raising performance – and is seeking an individual that is equally motivated to support the continued growth of our organization.

Job Description

The Executive Director contributes to the Oregon Boating Foundation’s mission of making safe, affordable boating opportunities available to everyone by managing the day-to-day operations of the organization. Additional responsibilities include budgeting, customer service, fundraising, and managing seasonal staff and volunteers. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, primarily to the Board President.



This is a salaried position that requires 37 hours per week from June through September, then reducing to 5-7 hours per week during the rest of the year. Starting salary is $25,000 per year, but our Board is motivated to find the right leader to help us expand this to a year-round full-time position with a salary commensurate with fundraising performance.

How To Apply

The Oregon Boating Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter describing why you believe you’re a good fit for our organization to [email protected], or call 800-806-4882 for more information.

This position will remain open until filled. The anticipated start date will be Spring of 2022, but applicants are encouraged to apply early. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

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