NeighborImpact named a 100 Best Nonprofit to Work for 7th year running


Central Oregon– For the seventh year in a row, Oregon Business has awarded NeighborImpact with a 100 Best Nonprofit to Work For title. 

The title of 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For is awarded annually to qualifying nonprofit organizations that are ranked based on employee satisfaction and importance of 31 workplace qualities in six categories including work environment; management and communications; mission and goals; career development and learning; benefits and compensation; and sustainable practices.

NeighborImpact was the only large organization East of the Cascades to receive the award and was ranked 8th in the large organizations category state-wide.

Oregon Business found that “[NeighborImpact staff] praise the benefits, focus on flexibility and work-life balance, and the opportunity to develop professionally.”

NeighborImpact employs nearly 200 Central Oregonians, over half of which participated in the Best Nonprofits survey.

“It is a great feeling to be a part of an organization that not only helps people but also where work is seen as enjoyable, important and meaningful to those who show up every day,” said NeighborImpact Executive Director Scott Cooper.

NeighborImpact’s Director of Human Resources, Elaine Salmonson, says “NeighborImpact is a great place to work.  It’s so rewarding to wake up every day and know you are going to make a difference in the lives of your fellow citizens.”

To learn more about NeighborImpact and its employment opportunities, visit

About NeighborImpact: NeighborImpact is a private non-profit governed by a board of directors drawn from across the community.  Since 1985, NeighborImpact has led the region in developing solutions and bringing resources to Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. We help meet the basic needs of Central Oregonians, build economic security and create a community where everyone thrives. NeighborImpact receives federal, state and local grants, foundation grants and donations from individuals and businesses in our community. To learn more about NeighborImpact please visit 

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