Work at OTW

Oregon Tradeswomen is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 1989, Oregon Tradeswomen helps to transform lives by building community and economic independence through empowerment, training, career education, advocacy, and leadership development in the skilled trades.

Current Openings:

Oregon Tradeswomen is expanding our team to offer statewide trainings in 2023. To learn more about joining our team, view the individual position description.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Pathways Program Admissions Coordinator

Thank you for learning more about joining our passionate team committed to helping women achieve financial independence while building equity in the construction trades. 

This position requires strong organization skills, administrative support, and strong customer service skills. This position also requires the ability to work with adult jobseekers who may be experiencing multiple barriers to employment as well as diverse populations. The Pathways Program Admissions Coordinator is responsible for managing student files, assisting with participant intakes, participant forms; participant registration with the workforce system (external database); data entry on participant attendance; homework assignments, and other support to ensure success of program participants.

For a full position description, please download the job description

To apply, please send:

1) Your resume
2) A cover letter detailing what in your background and experience qualifies you for this position
3) OPTIONAL: Applicants are encouraged to share their demographic information if they so choose.

No video applications please.

Deadline to Apply:  Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Monday, January 16, 2023.

Applications may be sent by email to: or mailed to:

Oregon Tradeswomen
ATTN: Pat Casteel, Operations Manager
454 SE 187th Avenue
Portland, OR 97233

Women, people of color, and trans/non-binary/non-gendered persons are strongly encouraged to apply. Oregon Tradeswomen is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

We Value


We hold an unwavering commitment to racial, gender, and economic justice.


We are stronger together and build bridges to create an inclusive movement for lasting change.


We dare to envision a different future for women by building economic independence.


We create shared prosperity, by organizing to dismantle oppressive systems.


We operate with integrity and are committed to the highest standards for our industry and community.