The goal of the Executive Search Committee is to ensure that PANOW’s new leadership closely reflects the populations it serves and continues to make connections that bridge gaps in services for those most in need. Building on what PANOW has accomplished in the past twelve years, this visionary individual will lead the board and staff towards developing the next phase of improving community health and expanding access to care.

Download the Full Job Description and ED Search Brochure here.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position please submit as one PDF document:

A cover letter – no more than one page expressing your interest in Project Access NOW and how your experience meets the specific requirements of this position.

A concise resume – no more than two pages clearly defining your current and past experience in nonprofit management, including length of tenure in each position.

Supplemental Questionnaire – no more than 1,000 words on two pages responding to the following questions:

  1. PANOW is committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and creating an environment that supports equity and inclusion. How do you see yourself being a part of this work?
  2. To what extent has pursuing racial or other types of equity and inclusion been a priority in your work and/or your personal life? What were some of your core challenges or successes?
  3. Give some examples of how you motivate staff and how you engage your directors and managers in your decision-making process.
  4. What do you see as the role and value of the board of directors in your success as the Executive Director of PANOW?

This position will be open until filled. 

By email ( or by mail (Project Access NOW, Executive Director Search, C/O Human Resources, PO Box 10953, Portland, OR 97296). Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.