Program Officer – Healthy Environment Portfolio

The
Program Officer is a part of Meyer’s Healthy Environment portfolio team and
works to develop and implement grant-making strategies that will advance the
portfolio’s vision of nurturing a resilient natural environment, while supporting
the well-being of Oregon’s diverse cultures and communities. The Program Officer will bring strong
environmental movement experience and a strong equity analysis as it relates to
the environment movement to this role. In this position, the Program Officer
will contribute to building strong community relationships and advancing
organizational development to support the success of Meyer’s Healthy
Environment portfolio.  The Program Officer reports to the Portfolio Director.
 The position’s core responsibilities include developing and managing
relationships with nonprofits, funders and other community partners; developing
and implementing programmatic strategies to strengthen nonprofit organizational
capacity for making positive environmental protection and social justice impact
in Oregon; conducting grant-making activities; and supporting the assessment of
the portfolio’s impact in the field.  In addition, the Program Officer is knowledgeable in many of
the fields and types of organizations involved in the environmental and social
justice movement, is a strategic thinker, has the
ability to map out a long-term vision, listens to grantee and community
feedback to shape strategy, and is creative and flexible in helping manage the
portfolio, recognizing there is no one right approach to the work. In all facets of responsibility, the Program Officer upholds
Meyer’s key values of equity, collaboration, innovation, responsiveness,
humbleness and transparency.  Please see our position description and application
instructions at www.mmt.org/work-with-us to
learn more about the Trust’s work at www.mmt.org.  Meyer is an Equal Opportunity Employer
committed to diversity. Please, no phone calls.  We will
initiate contact with applicants whose experience most closely aligns with the
requirements of the job.