Jobs at Ethos

Executive Director

Ethos is searching for a visionary leader who understands the role music education plays in childhood development and community building, is a fearless champion for equity and inclusion, and is committed to maintaining and strengthening community partnerships with diverse organizations and individuals across the state.

Successful candidates will have a strong background in fundraising, community outreach, and inspiring team members. Experience with budgeting and basic bookkeeping principles is also preferred.

We deeply value the diverse array of life experiences within the communities we serve and celebrate the role that music plays in lifting up all of our voices. Ethos is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to addressing the barriers to music education that exist due to systems of inequity and discrimination against people of color, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans. We believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of additional marginalized communities to apply. Click here for the full job posting.


Rural Outreach Project (ROP) Music Facilitators

Ethos is seeking community-minded musicians to join our team of Rural Outreach Project (ROP) Music Facilitators/AmeriCorps members for the 2019-20 school year. The positions are a full-time AmeriCorps positions with benefits, based in rural towns across Oregon. Primary responsibilities include teaching music during and after school four to five days a week in classroom and small group settings. Members will also assist in training and supervising volunteers to help with lessons, summer camps, and organizing community events and concerts. The Rural Outreach Project not only brings much-needed music education and exposure to underserved communities, but gives musicians and music educators the opportunity to use their talents in a unique and meaningful way, while gaining valuable practice in classroom teaching. The positions are open until filled. Click here for a detailed job description and application instructions.

Private Lesson and Group Class Instructors

Ethos is always accepting applications for part-time faculty positions to teach private and group lessons on site in North Portland and off site at outreach sites throughout Portland. If you specialize in an instrument we don’t have an opening for we still encourage you to submit an application – resumes will be kept on file for up to one year. Ethos is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Click here for detailed information and application instructions.

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Ethos’ programs and services reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status.