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Wallowa Main Street Community Coordinator

Job Posting: Wallowa Main Street Community Coordinator 
Location: Wallowa, OR 
Schedule: Part-Time (10-20 hours per month, with the ability to request additional hours based on workload or community events) 
Wage: $19.00 per hour 
Are you passionate about fostering vibrant communities and supporting local businesses? Do you thrive on building connections and engaging with community members? We are currently seeking dedicated individuals to serve on our new team of Community Coordinators for the Wallowa County Rural Regional Main Street Program (WCRRMS), operated by the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce. The Community Coordinator serves as a vital link between the community, local businesses, city government, and the WCRRMS manager (the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director). The Community Coordinator will be responsible for fostering community engagement, identifying needs and opportunities, and facilitating access to state programs, grants, and resources that promote economic development and community revitalization. We are currently hiring Community Coordinators for each of the three WCRRMS participating communities (Wallowa, Enterprise and Joseph). 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Liaison Duties: Act as the primary contact between the Wallowa Community Committee and the WCRRMS manager, ensuring effective communication and collaboration
  • Community Engagement: Work with local businesses, city government, and community members to identify needs and opportunities for growth and development
  • Meeting Coordination & Facilitation: Organize and facilitate Wallowa Community Committee meetings, ensuring that all voices are heard, and committee strategic plan goals are advanced
  • Event Support: Assist in the planning and execution of Wallowa Community Committee-led events, ensuring they align with the goals of the Oregon Main Street program and local needs
  • Volunteer Coordination: Lead efforts in volunteer recruitment and coordination for various events, programs, and activities related to community building
  • Reporting and Tracking: Collaborate with the WCRRMS manager to track and report results in line with Oregon Main Street quarterly reports
  • Funding Research: Work with the WCRRMS manager to research and communicate available funding opportunities to the Wallowa Community Committee and local partners
  • Resource Connections: Help connect the Wallowa Community Committee with relevant state programs, grants, and other opportunities that can support local initiatives
  • Team Collaboration: Participate in team meetings with other community coordinators and partners, contributing to the overall success of regional initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency in organizing and facilitating meetings
  • Knowledge of the Wallowa community and its diverse needs and values
  • Familiarity with local businesses and community organizations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility to adjust working hours based on community events and workload 
To Apply: 
Please submit a cover letter and resume, including three (3) professional or personal references, to Jennifer Piper, Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, at 
Position open until filled.