Employment Opportunities

Humboldt Area Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and offers a variety employment possibilities for individuals who believe in and want to support our mission of promoting and encouraging generosity, leadership, and inclusion.

We seek to hire a diverse staff of dedicated individuals who are committed to producing top quality work, who want to use their unique strengths and abilities to make a lasting difference, and who are sensitive to and knowledgeable of the needs of the continually changing communities we serve.

The Humboldt Area Foundation is currently hiring new staff and seeking volunteers for the following opportunities:  

Equity Alliance of the North Coast - Communications Volunteer

Looking for opportunities to exercise your communication skills and build your marketing portfolio? Interested in being a creative partner in efforts to support and strengthen your community? The Equity Alliance of the North Coast is seeking someone passionate about equity and justice to volunteer with our team. Put your communication skills to work crafting our message and telling our story! The Equity Alliance is an initiative focused on understanding and improving racial and social equity through education, dialogue, and coaching opportunities for organizations and individuals.

Projects vary, but may include promotion for Equity Alliance events—like creating flyers and producing social media posts—and communications support—updating the Equity Alliance website, sending out e-newsletters, and assistance with outreach and marketing documents. Ideal candidates will have a desire to be an engaged creative contributor in addition to assisting with administrative tasks.  Volunteer time commitment is 8-12 hours per week, preferably in 3-4 hour blocks.

Location:   Bayside, CA

Time Commitment: 8-12 hr/wk

Status:  Volunteer

Projects and Tasks

·        Promotion for events
o   Creating flyers
o   Producing social media posts, PSA’s, calendar posts, etc.
·        Communications support
o   Updating the Equity Alliance website
o   Sending out e-newsletters
o   Assistance with outreach and marketing documents
·        Interest in engaging people and effectively sharing information
·        Interest in supporting efforts to promote racial equity
·        Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population and people from different backgrounds
·        Desire to learn new systems and programs
·        Experience and comfort using computers
·        Ability to maintain professional work standards
·        Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with particular attention to detail
·        Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive information in accordance with organizational standards
Desired Experience
·        Creative writing
·        Graphic design (familiarity with programs like Adobe Illustrator or similar platforms will be helpful)
·        Website management
·        Marketing communications

For more information or to apply, contact Emma Stokes at equitynorthcoast@hafoundation.org

We will begin reviewing applications on June 9th, 2017.

To learn more about the Equity Alliance, visit www.equitynorthcoast.org


Employment Application Form

Please review each individual job description for application requirements.  Some positions require submission of a writing sample. 

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