In Other Words is a non-profit, volunteer-run, feminist community center in Portland, Oregon. Our mission is to support, enrich, and empower the feminist community through literature, art, and educational and cultural events. We have a storefront that serves as a book store, a lending library, and a venue for feminist events.
We are located at 14 NE Killingsworth St. in Portland, Oregon. We’re open from Noon – 7 on Tuesday – Saturday. Stop in and say hello!
We’re looking for board members
and a volunteer coordinator!
In Other Words Feminist Community Center is seeking motivated, feminist-aligned individuals to join our Board of Directors and Volunteer Leadership Team. Ideal candidates with a background in communications, finance, fundraising, retail and/or volunteer coordination. Applicants with ties to business communities, local government, philanthropic communities, or communities of color are especially encouraged to apply. See position descriptions at each of the links below:
Questions? Please contact Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Staffing the bookstore is a great way to gain experience while you contribute to making this feminist space accessible and welcoming to our community. The Lead Staffing Coordinator’s role is to oversee staffers’ jobs and accountability, cultivate a supportive feminist mentorship program, and promote the values and mission of IOW. Please see the Staffer job description for more details including the process for applying.
For more information about this and other happenings at In Other Words, you can sign up for our monthly newsletter here.