Columbia Riverkeeper is a non-profit that works to protect, restore, & care for the Columbia River.

Columbia Riverkeeper (Riverkeeper) has offices in Hood River and Portland, Oregon. Riverkeeper is a leader in high-profile campaigns to protect our region from fossil fuel infrastructure, toxic pollution, the Hanford Nuclear Site, and other threats to Columbia River communities and salmon habitat. Riverkeeper is a successful nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the Columbia River watershed.


View of the Columbia River from Washington
Operations Assistant
Hood River or Portland

The Operations Assistant supports Columbia Riverkeeper’s office operations and assists the development team. The Operations Assistant will gain skills in running a successful non-profit organization.

Painting Collin Murphy

Columbia Riverkeeper (Riverkeeper) is a successful nonprofit organization that unites communities to fight for clean water and our climate. Riverkeeper advances high-profile campaigns to recover healthy salmon populations and protect the Columbia River from fossil fuels, toxic pollution, the Hanford Nuclear Site, and other threats facing Columbia communities and salmon habitat. Our work is featured in national media, including CNN, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times.  Across our campaigns, we promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in environmental decisions and our own actions. This includes working in solidarity with Tribal Nations to achieve common goals. Our team includes community organizers, scientists, communications specialists, and attorneys. To learn more about our commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, click here

Child fishing along the Columbia River, photo by Steven Patenaude.jpg
Policy Director
Hood River, Portland or Possibly Remote

The ideal candidate will be a visionary policy and government relations leader who flourishes in a team environment and can effectively develop policy strategies and advocate at the local, state, and federal levels.