Jobs & Contract Opportunities

Join us! ATNI-EDC is a growing non-profit organization seeking dynamic, community-oriented, and mission driven Team Members!

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Economic Development Corporation (ATNI-EDC) is a nonprofit organization that provides financial and technical assistance to ATNI Member Tribes in the priority areas of community and economic development to each of the fifty-seven ATNI Member Tribes in the Pacific Northwest that includes all of the Tribes in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, as well at Tribes in Northern California, Nevada, Montana, and Alaska. As one of its tools, ATNI-EDC operates a Revolving Loan Fund that aims to increase access to capital for Native American communities and entrepreneurs. ATNI-EDC first began lending in 2000.  In 2002, the board formed a subsidiary Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) called Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Financial Services (ATNI-FS). 

ATNI-EDC offers a generous benefits package that includes 4 weeks of PTO, 13 holidays, 100% employer-paid medical insurance, and 401(k) match.

To Apply

Please send completed application, cover letter (1-page maximum), resume or CV, and a list of three professional references.  Your cover letter should clearly explain how your skills, experience, and interests fit this position.  The references should be from a peer, someone you have managed, and someone that has managed you.

By email: Send to with the subject line of “Application for Economic Development Program Manager” by end-of-close business on the day of the application deadline listed above.  It is preferable if you send your documents as a single pdf.

By mail: Send to: Amber Schulz-Oliver, ATNI-EDC, PO Box 66592, Portland Oregon 97290. Envelope must be postmarked TWO DAYS PRIOR to the application deadline.  If you are sending your application by mail, please inform us by email ( or by phone (503.206.8754).

Check back for open roles as they become available!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.  ATNI-EDC reserves the right to observe Tribal preference as a standard hiring practice, as part of our mission is to promote and provide employment opportunities for Indian People from the Member Tribes of ATNI.

Partner Job Postings

Mid-Columbia Economic Development District is Seeking a Loan Fund Manager

MCEDD is seeking a full-time Loan Fund Manager. As a service to the regional business community and as a strong part of our economic development strategy for the region, MCEDD manages several business loan programs that provide an accessible, affordable source of capital for projects that create or retain jobs. The Loan Fund Manager position manages MCEDD’s loan portfolio as well as business services, including loan packaging, business incentives and information/ access to a variety of public sector financial resources. This position also manages the loan portfolios of the Oregon Investment Board and Mount Hood Economic Alliance loan. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of business administration, finance and accounting, financial lending and credit principles and practices, and financial analysis; broad knowledge of program marketing and outreach strategies; knowledge of principal public sector lending programs; and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Education requirements are an equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, economic development or a related field, and four years of directly related experience, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties in the job description. Bi-lingual and bi-literate (English/Spanish) candidates are preferred.

View the full job description below. Salary DoQ, approx. $64K to $67K with competitive benefits. Position open until filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to

Apply by October 25, 2021 for first-round consideration. EOE.

The Tribal Community Health Provider Project (TCHPP) is recruiting for their Behavioral Health Aid (BHA) Education Program

From the NPAIHB:

Over the last two years, the Tribal Community Health Provider Project (TCHPP) team here at the [Northwest Portland Area Indian Health] Board have been diligently working to build the Behavioral Health Aide (BHA) Education Program at Heritage University and Northwest Indian College and are very excited to share that we are currently accepting applications for BHA students to begin the program in January 2022. 

Heritage University is offering a 2-year BHA Certificate pathway that will certify students to be a BHA-II and Northwest Indian College is offering a 2-year Associate Degree in Technical Arts in Chemical Dependency pathway that will also certify students to be a BHA-II. NPAIHB is looking to enroll up to 12 students per Institution for this very first Northwest cohort! Applications are open to prospective students from Oregon, Washington, and Idaho Tribes – deadline to apply is October 30, 2021

There are many benefits for students or employees to pursue the BHA Education Program, such as: 

  • Student stipend/scholarship of $5,000 after first completed year of program, and $7,500 near completion of the program. 💸
  • Financial support for any type of school supplies student needs- laptop, books, course materials, travel (pending due to COVID-19), tutor, etc. 
  • Ongoing technical assistance for Tribes and student support from NPAIHB throughout the duration of the program.  
  • Elder/mentor support for BHA students to walk alongside their educational journey and provide cultural insight, guidance, and support. 
  • This program is the first of its kind in the Northwest! This first NW Cohort will be the start of something great for Tribal behavioral health workers in Tribal communities. Students and Tribes can become active participants in the development of this program.  

We are happy to schedule a 1:1 zoom call to chat more about Health Aide roles and scope of work. If you know anyone who would be a good fit for this education program, please contact Katie Hunsberger, BHA Student Support Coordinator at (775)230-9844, or

If you would like to learn more about the Tribal Community Health Provider Project, please visit our website at   

NICWA is hiring a Training Manager!

Location: Portland, OR

Salary range: $44,922 – $54,973

Classification: Regular/Full-time

Apply by: September 10, 2021

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is seeking a Training Manager. This position will have the exciting opportunity to coordinate and plan the facilitation of virtual and in-person trainings and provide technical assistance to facilitators. The training manager will also provide community outreach and marketing to connect organizations and others to NICWA’s training programs and its annual conference. In addition, they will be responsible for the management of a budget, volunteer recruitment, and leadership of the local planning committee for our annual conference.

The full position description and vacancy announcement can be found online at

National Indian Child Welfare Association is seeking a Community Development & Government Affairs Fellow

Location: Portland, OR (with the option to negotiate a remote location with periodic travel to Portland)

Wage: $53,737-$69,677

Classification: Temporary/Full-time

Apply by: September 17, 2021

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is seeking a Community Development and Government Affairs Fellow. This fellow will have the exciting opportunity to build their organizational knowledge while working under the direction of our director of government affairs and advocacy to support child welfare by developing and maintaining strong relationships with tribal and urban Indian communities, building their capacity to be an effective advocate while working with child welfare agencies, courts, and policymakers. The fellow makes a difference in Native communities by participating in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of effectiveness of child welfare training and technical assistance, ensuring that Native children remain connected to culture in their families and communities.

Click here to learn more.

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