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Sundown Concert Volunteers

Location:
Portland, Oregon
Anticipated Start Date:
07-02-2015
End Date:
09-03-2015
Reports To:
Event Logistics Coordinator
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Attn: Sundown Concert Volunteers

Summary:

Ecotrust is throwing our fabulous, informational and free concert series again this summer (starring local bands, celebrating community, and featuring local organizations and businesses in an Innovation Showcase). For more info about the concerts, please visit: http://www.ecotrust.org/project/sundown

The concerts are on First Thursdays in the Pearl, July 2nd, August 6th and September 3rd.

Volunteer shifts are from 2pm-6:15pm and 5:45pm-10pm.

Responsibilities:

Event Launch Team:

2-6:15pm (10-12 people each night)

  • Helping set up tables and tents
  • Setting up signage, recycling bins, etc.
  • Helping setup the Ecotrust booth (carting, hanging, stacking)
  • Once the event starts at 5pm: Helping at the ‘door’, general runner duties, monitoring composting and recycling
  • Helping with the Green Room (that’s right–getting water for the rock stars!)

Closing Team:

5:45–10pm (10-12 people each night)

  • Helping at the ‘door’, general runner duties, monitoring composting and recycling
  • Helping with the Green Room (that’s right–getting water for the rock stars!)
  • At the end of the event (8:30pm): Helping tear down the Ecotrust booth and putting away supplies
  • Helping with general teardown (tables, signage, etc)

Qualifications:

This opportunity is for volunteers 18 and over. Please note that the volunteer duties do include standing for long periods of time, moving through crowds, and lifting and moving tables and other equipment (with the help of other volunteers and staff).

How To Apply:

Please email , and state which concert dates you would like to attend along with your shift preference. (Note that you do not need to fill out an Ecotrust application form.)

Thank you much and hope to hear from you soon!

Additional Information:

Ecotrust’s mission is to inspire fresh thinking that creates economic opportunity, social equity, and environmental wellbeing. Our goal is to foster a natural model of development that creates more resilient communities, economies, and ecosystems here and around the world.

New Market Tax Credit Compliance Officer

Location:
Portland, Oregon
Anticipated Start Date:
09-01-2015
Reports To:
Controller
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Attn: New Market Tax Credit Compliance Officer

Summary:

This position is responsible for all asset management and compliance work for Ecotrust’s New Market Tax Credit Program. This includes participating in transaction due diligence, managing relationships with investee companies, loan servicing, and program compliance activities.

Responsibilities:

Compliance and Loan Servicing

  • In conjunction with the Investment team, confirm that proposed projects are eligible for NMTC program and ensure that all documentation fully supports the program requirements
  • Compile financial and community benefits data to insure compliance with loan covenants deal terms.
  • Carry out required periodic testing to verify compliance with program requirements
  • Prepare and submit quarterly and annual reports required
  • Perform loan servicing, including invoicing and subsequent distribution of funds to investors
  • Assist with preparation of annual NMTC application

Qualifications:

The position requires a solid background and experience in lending operations, compliance and reporting. The ideal candidate is also someone who has participated in complex financial transactions and is able to both understand the overall structure of the transaction as well as attend to the loan servicing and reporting details. The candidate must be a self-starter, and must have a strong work ethic, the demonstrated ability to accurately and efficiently work on several tasks simultaneously, and organizational skills. The candidate should enjoy working in an active and expanding nonprofit and thrive in a friendly, cooperative, and fast-paced environment.

Specific Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business or Finance
  • Minimum 4 years of applicable experience.
  • Advanced user of Excel and other MS Office software
  • Superior attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on a deadline
  • Highly organized and self directed
  • Proven ability to multi-task
  • Strong team player and ability to work effectively in a cooperative and diverse environment
  • Commitment to the Ecotrust mission

How To Apply:

Please follow these directions closely. Complete an Ecotrust Employment Application form (available above as a PDF or Word DOC) and forward with a cover letter (1 page maximum) and resume to: with New Market Tax Credit Compliance Officer in the subject line. The position will remain open until filled.

Additional Information:

Compensation

  • $70,000 to $90,000 / year depending on experience. Excellent benefits.