The Audubon Society of Portland is committed to equality of opportunity for all through equity practices, both in our workplace and in access to nature. (See our Diversity Statement, here.) Civic engagement and staff diversity are core strategic goals, as illuminated by the report Green 2.0 and formalized by board-approved strategy. The Audubon Society of Portland is an equal opportunity organization that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, familial status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Metro brings people together to make decisions about where we grow, how we get around and what happens to our waste. Metro guides investments in jobs, roads and transit while working to protect farms, forests and clean air and water for future generations.
Metro owns and operates 17,000 acres of parks and natural areas, the Oregon Zoo, Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, Portland Expo Center and the Oregon Convention Center. Two recycling and garbage stations accept trash, recyclables and hazardous waste from residents, businesses and commercial haulers. Metro also provides tools for everyday living, from a recycling hotline to a bike map to MetroPaint.
Metro employees serve in a variety of roles from economists to park rangers, cartographers to zookeepers, and recycling specialists to theater ushers. Explore current job listings for an opportunity to put your unique skills, talent and training to work for the benefit of the region.
At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all employees can thrive.
Metro employees are guided by the shared values of public service, excellence, teamwork, sustainability, innovation and respect.
Mission: What we stand for
Inspire curiosity through engaging science learning experiences, foster experimentation and the exchange of ideas, and stimulate informed action.
Vision: Where we're going
OMSI, collaborating with partners, will ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science, technology and design, and weave a thriving innovation district into the fabric of Portland, that spreads opportunities across the Northwest.
The Oregon Zoo is governed and operated by Metro, the Portland metropolitan area regional government. Metro employees are dedicated to public service, excellence, teamwork, sustainability, innovation and respect. Metro is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Each of our Oregon state parks is an individual place where people play, picnic, camp, rest, hike, renew, and everything in between. They are an everyday reminder of the things that make Oregon great, and their very existence is a testament to what we collectively value.
Mad Science of Portland & Vancouver is the premier provider of kids science in Oregon and SW Washington. You will find Mad Science workshops sparking imaginative learning at schools, girl scout programs, birthday parties, corporate events, churches, parks and recreations centers, community centers, libraries, summer camps, daycares, and more. Our interactive science workshops can be customized for any venue where kids gather.
Our animated & engaging Mad Scientists are highly trained professionals; equipped with awe-inspiring gear, ready to educate your children in an entertaining and interactive way that your kids will love. We have transformed dull lessons into wildly engaging science presentations. With our mind blowing approach to kids science, your children won’t even know that they are learning. We come to you or you can come to the classroom at the Mad Science Laboratory in Portland.Kids science is our specialty so prepare to be blown away by the many hands on science workshops, parties, and large group presentation options we have to offer.
Our science programs are divided into six main categories: