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ORTESOL Board Positions

ORTESOL is looking for dedicated ESOL professionals willing to commit time and energy to fulfilling our mission as board members.  Submit your application by November 26th. Serving on the ORTESOL board offers opportunities for networking, CV building, gaining valuable experience and direct impacts ESOL education in Oregon.  

Serving in a leadership capacity for the association offers a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth.  Through their membership in ORTESOL and volunteering, ORTESOL leaders play a vital role in supporting the work of the association, which could not be accomplished without their time and expertise.

These positions will be for two years beginning spring 2019. Board members attend four board meetings a year (held on Saturdays in varying locations & available using video conferencing) and our annual Fall Conference. In addition to attending board meetings, each ORTESOL Board member has a specific set of duties and time commitments. Please review the duties of these board positionsWhich position would be a fit for your interest & skills?  Submit your application or any questions you have to info@ortesol.org. 

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Treasurer
  • Secretary 
  • Conference/Workshop Co-Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • K12 SIG Co-Chair 
  • Refugee SIG Chair
  • Advocacy Committee Chair 

In order to apply, answer the following questions in 300-800 words in an email with the subject line "Attn. Election Committee" to info@ortesol.org.

  1. What position are you applying for? Are there other positions you might be interested in? (This helps the election committee fill all positions in the event that one position does not receive any applicants). 
  2. Why are you interested in serving on the ORTESOL board? 
  3. What skills do you have that qualify you for this position (please reference duties listed for the position)? 
  4. What other qualities or abilities can you bring to the board? 
  5. How much time can you realistically donate to board activities, including timely communication with fellow board members and follow up on duties?
  6. Please include your phone number, email address, and mailing address in the email.

In addition to answering the above questions, please attach your résumé/CV in a version that can be sent to all ORTESOL members (delete contact information that you do not want to become public if you wish).


Apply for the 2019 ORTESOL Membership Manager Internship!


In addition to our traditional board positions, ORTESOL is currently accepting applications for a paid internship. In this role, you will learn the basic business functions of an educational association and help to improve membership relations, communication, and retention. Association management is a growing career pathway in the nonprofit sector and ORTESOL can help you learn the ropes and start building a professional network right away.

The Membership Manager intern will complete 120 hours of service and learn to use Wild Apricot, a membership management platform. For 2019, this position will be paid as a quarterly stipend of $375 and receive a complimentary membership to the Willamette Valley Development Officers and ORTESOL. Possibility to stay on in 2020 with a stipend increase.

Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in the position along with your resume to info@ortesol.org. Applications due by November 26th, 2018.  

2019 Membership Manager Job Posting.pdf


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