Executive Director

Now hiring! Position open until filled.


The Board of Directors and staff of The Harbor are looking for a dedicated leader with a strong vision of supporting survivors in Clatsop County. Due to unexpected family circumstances impacting our outgoing Executive Director, we have an opportunity to bring new leadership to the organization. Are you our next Executive Director?

Click Here to read a special message from the outgoing ED and our Board.

General Duties: The Executive Director provides leadership and guidance to a team of exceptional staff in an effort to end domestic and sexual violence. A primary objective of the Executive Director is to maintain a work culture that is healthy, supportive, and utilizes trauma-informed, empowerment, non-violent communication, and strength based models. Under the supervision of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director shall have general charge, oversight and direction of the affairs and business of The Harbor.

Review the full job description HERE.

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a current resumé and a cover letter outlining your skills to board@harbornw.orgIn a separate document, answer the following questions:

  1. What does trauma-informed leadership mean to you?

  2. What are the three most important skills to developing a rural nonprofit like The Harbor and why?

Incomplete applications will not be considered.