National Child Welfare Association


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The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) offers American Indian and non-Indian professionals opportunities for personal and professional development in a family-oriented environment. As an American Indian organization, NICWA promotes American Indian values within the workplace, with an emphasis on cooperation, respect, and an appreciation for diversity.

Application Procedure

NICWA Employment Application
Complete application materials include a cover letter, completed NICWA employment application, references, CV/resume and any copy of relevant certifications.
Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered
You may submit your application packets by:

Fax: 503-222-4007
ATTN: Human Resources
5100 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239


NICWA offers a cafeteria-style benefits plan that includes options for group medical, dental, and vision; life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and tax sheltered annuities. Employees receive up to four weeks vacation per year (for professional staff), paid holidays, sick days, and bereavement leave.

NICWA is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital or veteran status. No application will be rejected as a result of disability that, with reasonable accommodation, does not prevent performance of the essential job duties.