The Affiliated Tribes of NW Indians seeks applicants for two full-time Climate Fellows. Apply today.

Formed in 1953, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) is a nonprofit organization representing 57 Northwest tribal governments from Oregon, Idaho, Washington, southeast Alaska, Northern California and Western Montana. The ATNI Climate Fellow will conduct Tribal climate planning research and review regional GHG policy and other key climate vulnerability assessments. This may include, but is not limited to, outreach and collaboration across other member organizations to develop and share best practices, trainings, and other resources focused on climate and environmental justice issues. Additionally, the Fellow would be connected to and could work in collaboration with the University of Oregon’s Tribal Climate Change Project.

Enrolled Tribal citizens are strongly encouraged to apply.…/jobs/climate_fellow_256A48.html

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Administrative Support Specialist

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) is hiring a Administrative Support Specialist, who will be tasked with office management, clerical tasks, and back-office duties of an organization. The administrative support specialists must manage the purchasing and inventory of office supplies as well as schedule the maintenance of office equipment. They serve as a liaison for executives by screening incoming calls and emails, sorting mails, and setting appointments with employees, customers, and vendors. Administrative support specialists must also be able to draft memos and edit report proposals and other business documents. The Support Specialist will interact closely with the executive director to assist executive management with coordination of ATNI consultants, volunteers, committee chairs, and the ATNI executive board. Successful candidates will have direct experience working with tribal non-profits. For more details about the position and how to apply, see the position description.

Location: Portland, Oregon

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Communications and Marketing Coordinator

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) is hiring a Communications and Membership Coordinator. This person is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and monitoring ATNI’s strategic communications strategy. This work includes communicating with Tribal Government ATNI membership, media relations, sponsors and partners. The focus is on increasing the capacity of ATNI and our programs for more effective communication with our membership and responding to the needs of our programs. Additionally, the Coordinator is responsible for member relations, including outreach, recruitment, retention, and implementation of plans designed to cultivate, maintain, and strengthen member ties to each other and to ATNI. The coordinator is responsible for instituting and utilizing a membership platform to better serve the ATNI membership. The Coordinator may provide some assistance with identifying and garnering resources to support the ATNI’s work, primarily in the area of community relations and communications. Successful candidates will have direct experience working with tribal nonprofits. For more details about the position and how to apply, see the position description.

Location: Portland, Oregon with the opportunity for remote work

Status: 32.5 hours / week

Salary range: $40,500 – $47,200 depending on experience

NW CASC is accepting Letters of Interest for projects from Tribes

Special Opportunity

Call for Statements of Interest for Tribal Climate Adaptation Research Projects Federal Fiscal Year 2021


The Northwest and Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Centers (NW CASC, SW CASC) invite statements of interest for tribal climate adaption research projects to be initiated in Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2021.

The NW CASC is seeking statements of interest for tribal climate adaptation research projects that focus on the following priorities, as identified and described in the NW CASC Science Agenda for 2018-2023: 1) management of aquatic resources, 2) management of at-risk species and habitats, 3) management of invasive species and diseases, 4) management of forest ecosystems, and 5) human dimensions of climate adaptation.

For SW CASC funding details, please see the full announcement.

Eligible Applicants

Federally recognized tribes listed in the current Federal Register and tribal organizations as defined at 25 U.S.C.

§5304(l) may submit statements of interest for this funding opportunity. Other entities (federal, state, or other) can partner with federally recognized tribes and/or tribal organizations and receive funds through subawards (see Funding Flow, below).

Eligible Geographies

Statements of interest submitted to the NW CASC should have geographic footprints within the states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and/or California (northern).

Project Funding Guidance

The NW CASC expects to initiate 2-3 new tribal climate adaptation research projects in FY 2021. Statements of interest should be for project up to 24 months in duration with a maximum of $200,000 per project.

Schedule for Submission, Review, and Awards

Deadline: Statements of Interest (SOI)……………………………………………….. Dec. 17, 2020

Deadline: Full Proposals…………………………………………………………………… Feb. 26, 2021

To download the call for S.O.I.’s visit: