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Point West Careers

Career With a Purpose

Our mission is to provide members with employees who are competent, reliable and trustworthy; and to provide employees an organization they can trust and grow in as well. Our goal is to preserve the exceptional member service we’re known for.

Working for a paycheck is good, but working for a passion is the best. Point West is focused on providing financial access and empowerment to the underserved and unbanked in the Portland-Metro area. We work every day to improve the lives of low-income families, non-citizens, and microenterprise business owners. Working at Point West gives team members the opportunity to develop a Career with Purpose, helping improve lives in our community.

Careers at Point West Credit Union

At Point West, it’s all about Community, Culture, Career

We champion a diverse culture, pride ourselves on stellar member service, and are enthusiastic for creative, fresh ideas that benefit the cooperative. We understand YOU are interviewing US too. So know our process will take a little longer, and have a few more steps, to provide insight into our organization and culture. Trust us – it’s worth it.

Community

  • We pay for up to 10 hours a year for employees to teach Financial Literacy in the classroom.
  • Organization-sponsored events include work with: Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Oregon Food Bank, Financial Beginnings (financial literacy for K-12 through adulthood), and The Human Access Project (Willamette River stewardship and advocacy).
  • We advocate for cooperatives and the Credit Union model: CU Day at the Capitol, Legislator Events, and much more.

Culture

We provide a full benefits package.  However, our Team enjoys perks beyond your typical benefits.  Our culture is also shaped through perks which make your day fun, purposeful and a place you enjoy calling home.  Check out the list below:

  • Competitive wages, team incentive and individual bonus opportunities
  • 401(k) employer match
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO).  Earn up to 16 days in the first year
  • Reserve Sick Bank (RSB). Accrues day one, up to 5 days each year
  • 80% employer-paid Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (Flexible Spending)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), for counseling, career and legal services
  • BALANCE (Financial education, budgeting, confidential financial counseling)
  • Life / AD&D/ LTD Insurance – 100% paid by CU
  • Interest free line of credit up to $1,000
  • Additional/Supplemental Insurance offered at group rates
  • Casual dress code.  Bring on the jeans and flip flops!  We want your Authentic Self at work
  • $100 annual logowear budget
  • Culture Committee:  This committee sets up potlucks, games, the annual Holiday Party, fundraisers for Doernbecher, sporting events and more
  • Late Start Thursdays.  We meet weekly for All Staff Training & Department Meetings to ensure education and communication.

Career

  • Webinars/Seminars covering operations, regulation, advocacy and more
  • Job shadowing at all levels of the organization
  • Mentoring
  • Conferences
  • Networking events and more!

Our History.

In 1932, seven Multnomah County workers in Portland, Oregon pooled their resources and created Multco Employees’ Credit Union. The ultimate goal was for all members to profit singularly and collaboratively. The legacy continues…

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Meet The Board.

Point West is owned by the people we serve, our membership. This collective group elects Volunteers to serve on the Point West Board of Directors to fulfill and perpetuate the credit union’s mission and goals.

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Our Mission.

Our 80-year history of People Helping People – Credit Unions were successfully formed by German farmers in the 1800s, then popularized in Europe before taking root in America. Point West proud to be part of this history.

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