Together we create change and advance racial and social justice.

Resolutions Northwest has a team of dedicated employees managing our conflict resolution and social justice programs. This talented team represents diverse communities, background, education and experiences. Join our team and be a part of the movement.


Bookkeeper/Financial Administrator

The primary purpose of this half time position is to provide fiscal and administrative support to the Executive Director and other staff members. Bookkeeping and other financial duties include writing checks, making deposits, invoicing, reconciling and managing bank, credit card and Paypal accounts, and generating monthly fiscal reports.

In addition, the position manages all personnel systems, including payroll, time cards, health insurance, unemployment insurance and retirement plans. It also assists with special projects and events, sets up systems to manage fundraising event registration, orders supplies, processes payments and donations, and generates receipts and thank you notes for the signature of the Executive Director.

1. Minimum of 3 years of bookkeeping experience in a non-profit
2. Excellent grasp of fiscal management principles and practices.

Skills & Areas of Knowledge
1. Excellent communication (written and oral), analytical and presentation skills.
2. Ability to work independently and as a team member.
3. Knowledge of principles and practices of personnel and benefits systems.
4. Ability to prioritize among multiple projects and tasks and meet deadlines; strong organizational and time management skills.
5. Ability to work independently.
6. Ability to keep sensitive information confidential both inside and outside the organization.
7. Excellent computer skills including Excel, Outlook and financial management databases, with a strong preference for Peachtree for Non-Profits, and donor database CiviCRM.
8. Excellent skills in navigating payroll and retirement systems (preferably ADP) and managing health insurance and benefits packages.

Physical Demands: Ability to execute physical activities required to perform the responsibilities including, but not limited to, regular standing, sitting and typing, continuous talking and listening in person and on the phone.

Work Environment: This position will work in a traditional office setting at a desk with a computer and a phone. You will usually worked a fixed schedule, but there will be times (e.g.: when quarterly reports are due and when the 990 has to be prepared) when hours will vary.

Resolutions Northwest empowers individuals and communities to resolve conflict, advance racial and social justice, engage in collaborative communication, and repair harm. Resolutions Northwest embraces excellence through diversity, advocates the principles and spirit of affirmative action and is strongly committed to the promotion of race, gender, ability and class equity through our hiring process. Candidates from traditionally disenfranchised communities are highly encouraged to apply.

Application Guidelines/Contact: Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Debra@resolutionsnorthwest.org

Thank you for your interest.


Volunteer Mediator or Facilitator

Resolutions Northwest offers a limited number of community volunteer mediator and facilitator slots in its annual basic mediation and facilitator training workshops.  Volunteer mediators commit to 100 hours of service for the year immediately following successful completion of their basic training and volunteer facilitators commit to 30 hours of service.  More information can be found on our volunteer opportunity page.

Internship or Practicum

Resolutions Northwest offers a limited number of unpaid internship opportunities.  We work closely with Portland State University’s Conflict Resolution Program to match our organizational needs with students’ skills, talents and needs.  The internship or practicum work plans and number of opportunities vary by academic semester depending on agency needs.  Interested students should inquire at info@resolutionsnorthwest.org.

Youth Internship

What’s different about RNW’s youth internship project? Interns at RNW aren’t filing papers or making copies. Youth get experience developing ways to support their high school peers. The program and activities are youth driven. Learn more here.


Resolutions Northwest embraces excellence through diversity, advocates the principles and spirit of affirmative action, and is strongly committed to the promotion of: race, gender, ability and class equity, throughout our programs and services.