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2011 List: 100 Best Nonprofits To Work For in Oregon

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Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Article Index
2011 List: 100 Best Nonprofits To Work For in Oregon
Top 33 Small Organizations
Top 33 Medium Organizations
Top 34 Large Organizations
Methodology
Alphabetical Index

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SMALL ORGANIZATIONS

LESS THAN 20 OREGON EMPLOYEES

RANK 2011 2010 ORGANIZATION
WEBSITE
CITY SENIOR EXECUTIVE
TITLE
EMPs OR / TOTAL PURPOSE SCORE EMPLOYEE/ EMPLOYER TOTAL
1 2 Child Care Development Services
ccdsmetro.org
Gresham Carolyn Morrison
CEO
15
15
Caregiver training, support and financial assistance to improve the quality of child care 468.7
84.5
553.24
2 6 Oregon Environmental Council
oeconline.org
Portland Andrea Durbin
Executive Director
15
15
Safeguards clean air and water, an unpolluted landscape and healthy food produced by local farmers 472.5
77.8
550.34
3 NR Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas Co.
wicco.org
Oregon City Kim Parker
Executive Director
7
7
Developing a highly skilled workforce in Clackamas County 477.6
70.1
547.70
4 NR Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp
mhkc.org
Portland Kaleen Deatherage
Executive Director
8
110
Provides excellence in outdoor experiences to individuals with disabilities 471.6
69.1
540.67
5 NR Playworks
playworks.org
Portland Jonathan Blasher
Portland Executive Director
18
383
Supports learning with safe, healthy and inclusive play and physical activity to schools 453.4
72.7
526.08
6 3 Northwest Pilot Project
nwpilotproject.org
Portland Susan Emmons
Executive Director
15
15
Assists low-income seniors in finding affordable housing and living independently 459.8
63.9
523.72
7 8 Western Rivers Conservancy
westernrivers.org
Portland Phillip Wallin
President
12
15
Conservation of river ecosystems through land acquisition 444.7
78.4
523.05
8 9 Hands On Greater Portland
handsonportland.org
Portland Andy Nelson
Executive Director
11
11
Connects volunteers with opportunities to meet critical community needs in the greater Portland area 429.9
74.7
504.64
9 NR Hollywood Senior Center
hollywoodseniorcenter.org
Portland Amber Kern-Johnson
Executive Director
5
5
Case management for seniors, providing information and assistance for seniors, their family and the neighboring community 446.2
58.2
504.45
10 24 Travel Salem
travelsalem.com
Salem Angie Morris
President and CEO
10
10
Regional tourism promotion 437.4
63.9
501.32
11 NR Neighborhood Economic Development Corp.
nedcocdc.org
Springfield Claire Seguin
Executive Director
19
19
Revitalizes communities, builds affordable homes and assists people with finances 432.3
66.5
498.79
12 30 The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center
nwcounseling.org
Portland Erin Peters
Executive Director
17
17
Provides accessible, quality behavioral health services for all persons seeking counseling regardless of faith or finances 438.1
60.3
498.41
13 NR “I Have a Dream” Oregon
ihaveadreamoregon.org
Portland Mark Langseth
President and CEO
15
15
Helps low-income children reach success in school and college by delivering a combination of core services to students 419.5
72.2
491.66
14 NR Sustainable Northwest
sustainablenorthwest.org
Portland Martin Goebel
President
12
12
Dedicated, nonpartisan support for a community-oriented, conservation-based economy in the West 413.7
75.8
489.47
15 NR Focus the Nation
focusthenation.org
Portland Garett Brennan
Executive Director
5
5
Leadership development empowering youth interested in clean energy 421.8
64.9
486.75
16 NR Galt Foundation
galtfoundation.org
Salem Dennis Moore
Executive Director
10
17
Temporary staffing services employing individuals with disabilities 429.0
56.7
485.70
17 NR Compassion Center
compassioncenter.net
Eugene Cheryl K. Smith
Executive Director
10
10
Assists individuals with the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act, providing clinics, education, information and support 441.0
44.3
485.33
18 NR League of Women Voters of Oregon
lwvor.org
Salem Rebecca Smith
Executive Administrator
2
2
Enables informed and active participation in government 448.0
37.1
485.11
19 NR Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon
oregoncub.org
Portland Bob Jenks
Executive Director
13
13
Advocates for the residential utility ratepayer in Oregon and educates consumers 417.6
66.0
483.58
20 19 Family Relief Nursery
familyreliefnursery.org
Cottage Grove Heather Murphy
Executive Director
16
16
Child abuse prevention and therapeutic family support services 421.1
62.4
483.47
21 34 Volunteers in Medicine, Clinic of the Cascades
vim-cascades.org
Bend Kat Mastrangelo
Executive Director
14
14
Volunteer-provided free health care to low-income uninsured residents of Deschutes County 432.3
50.5
482.82
22 NR Africa Bridge
africabridge.org
Marylhurst Rebecca Channer
President and CEO
4
8
Rural economic development with an emphasis on assisting vulnerable children and their families in Tanzania 425.0
57.7
482.73
23 12 Macdonald Center
macdcenter.org
Portland Pat Janik
Executive Director
11
11
Outreach, housing and supportive services for low-income adults with mental and physical disabilities 411.6
70.1
481.70
24 11 Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation
orlions.org
Portland Glen Gilbert
Executive Director
12
12
Screens, treats, saves and restores sight and hearing in order to prevent blindness and deafness for those in need 402.7
78.4
481.05
25 10 Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest
jvcnorthwest.org
Portland Jeanne Haster
Executive Director
15
15
Recruits, places and supports volunteers for social services and environmental agencies, schools and health organizations 415.9
64.9
480.85
26 NR Portland Women's Crisis Line
pwcl.org
Portland Rebecca Nickels
Executive Director
10
10
Domestic and sexual violence intervention and response 424.7
52.6
477.28
27 5 Housing Development Center
housingdevelopmentcenter.org
Portland Robin Boyce
Executive Director
15
15
Consulting services that build and sustain housing opportunities for low-income families and individuals 405.2
71.6
476.85
28 20 Broadway Rose Theatre Company
broadwayrose.org
Tigard Brenda MacRoberts
Executive Director
14
14
Musical theatre performances and education outreach 420.5
54.1
474.62
29 NR NAMI Multnomah
nami.org/multnomah
Portland Margaret Brayden
Executive Director
11
11
Improving the quality of life for individuals and families living with mental illness through support, education and advocacy 422.4
52.1
474.46
30 17 Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Portland
svdppdx.org
Portland Anna Plaster
Executive Director
13
13
Emergency food, rent and utility assistance 417.3
56.2
473.49
31 11 Sisters Of The Road
sistersoftheroad.org
Portland Monica Beemer
Executive Director
18
18
Offers a space to build community, dine with dignity and organize for justice and human rights 408.4
64.9
473.35
32 7 The Dougy Center
dougy.org
Portland Donna L. Schuurman
Executive Director
13
13
Support for grieving children and families 404.4
68.6
472.96
33 NR Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Ctr.
866uswomen.org
Portland Paula Lucas
Founder, Executive Director
10
10
Domestic violence center serving American victims of abuse in foreign countries 412.4
53.1
465.49


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