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!


Employment Case Manager

The Employment Case Manager is responsible for providing client-centered case management, supportive services, and retention support during our 192-hour BOLI certified pre-apprenticeship training program and for 12 months’ post-placement in registered apprenticeship, or industry employment. This position works collaboratively with adult program participants to develop a career plan, provide individualized coaching and guidance, and build authentic relationships and trust with students, community partners, and employers to support training and employment goals.

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.

Please send your application via email to:

or via postal mail to:

Oregon Tradeswomen
ATTN:  Hiring  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.