Join Our Team

A job at Forward Stride is more than just a job. It’s a passion. For 18 years, Forward Stride has been building lasting relationships, confidence, and new skills. Our mission is to enhance quality of life through horse-centered activities and therapies. Everyone has challenges in life. We encourage each person to face them head on with the support of our herd and fellow humans.

Since its inception, Forward Stride has served youth and adults in the Portland Metro area. We are one of a handful of truly inclusive centers of our kind in the nation, offering services to individuals with and without disabilities and utilizing the same placement criteria for all individuals. We welcome clients and volunteers of all abilities and pride ourselves on a staff and facility that is equipped to accommodate many different needs.

At Forward Stride, you will find a culture that is incredibly welcoming and inviting. We put our entire hearts into helping and serving our participants and this does not stop at our employees. Serving almost 200 clients every week can mean a busy environment at times so self management is key. We are always striving to find individuals who are goal oriented and allow a perfect balance of passion and knowledge to drive their success.

Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist/Speech and Language Pathologist

Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist/Speech and Language Pathologist

To apply for any of these positions, email your résumé and cover letter to