CCA Oregon has a Vacancy for the Assistant Director Position

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Are you or do you know someone who is looking for an entry level position with your favorite fish not-for-profit organization? CCA here in the great state of Oregon is looking for someone to fill an Assistant Director position. The position is in the Portland, Oregon area, so candidates must live in or be willing to relocate to the metro area. This is an entry-level position and the right candidate is passionate about fishing, fellow anglers, the waters we fish and the fish that swim in them.  Resumes should be sent to

Job Description

Summary:  The CCA Oregon Assistant Director is responsible for chapter inside and outside banquet fundraising, directing volunteer activities related to local CCA Oregon chapters, and organizing chapter events.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists in day-to-day local CCA Oregon chapter activities with Executive Director.
  • Works with Executive Director to create and manage all CCA Oregon social media accounts.
  • Seek and identify potential new local chapters in Oregon.
  • Assists with training local chapter volunteers (i.e., importance of banquet fund-raising and fund-raising procedures, membership involvement, and how to communicate with members).
  • Assists local chapter volunteers with arranging, organizing, and publicizing chapter meetings and events.
  • Identifies potential local chapter leaders and assist in their success.
  • Implements and maintains fund-raising procedures for banquets and chapter events.
  • Attends all local board meetings.
  • Attends as many chapter meetings as possible.
  • Leads when needed and/or provides guidance for all local chapter fundraising events.
  • Provides assistance and guidance to volunteers for all CCA Oregon -sponsored community events (i.e., fishing tournaments, children’s activities and local trade/boat shows).
  • Ensures each local chapter’s board of directors consists of an appropriate number of active members and ensures process of succession for continued viability.
  • Responsible for communicating all state and national board policies and ensures all local chapter activities are consistent with CCA National and CCA Oregon board policies and procedures.
  • Educates local chapters on the importance of a national organization, how it benefits the state, and the active involvement of the state in national decisions.
  • Reports and identifies potentially unsafe conditions at any CCA Oregon events.
  • Assists Executive Director with any special projects, as needed and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of fund-raising techniques.
  • Knowledge of how to manage volunteer operations.
  • Knowledge of grammatical rules, spelling, punctuation and required formats.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including group presentation skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Microsoft Excel, Word, Office, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Superior organizational and customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Able to effectively communicate with local chapter members, state board, Executive Director, and volunteers.
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive and/or negative situations; respond thoroughly to member questions; participation in local chapter meetings.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; develop alternative solutions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and manage issues related to event management, fund-raising, and member/volunteer relations.
  • Ability to take initiative and recommendations to improve processes, policies, or procedures at the local chapter level.
  • Ability to perform in a virtual, sometimes remote, cross functional environment.
  • Must be a team player willing to interface and partner with members in all areas of CCA Oregon and CCA National; creating a positive team atmosphere; build morale; support local volunteer efforts.
  • Ability to effectively influence actions and opinions of others.
  • Ability to accept feedback from others – positive or negative.
  • Ability to keep local chapters’ group committed to their goals and objectives.
  • Ability to use considerable judgment, initiative and independence.
  • Ability to work within a budget and the ability to develop and implement cost saving measures.
  • Ability to observe safety and security procedures.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working for or with volunteer-based organization(s).
  • Some leadership experience in a work or volunteer-related setting, strongly preferred.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. The employee is frequently required to drive long distances, stand for long periods; walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Additional Information

This position regularly requires work outdoors in varying weather conditions and moderate and occasionally loud noises. The position also regularly requires work in the evenings and on weekends. This position also requires strong ethical conduct. Must have a valid driver’s license.