Employment Opportunities

Wild Rivers Community 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.

Wild Rivers Community Foundation is an affiliate of Humboldt Area Foundation. 

We are currently recruiting for the following open positions with our affiliate, True North Organizing Network:

True North Community Organizer - Coastal Area

Location:   Bayside, CA including travel within Del Norte and Humboldt Counties

Time Commitment:   Full time, including significant evening and weekend work

Status:   Exempt

Compensation:   Range from $40,000 to $48,000 per year, depending upon experience, includes health and retirement benefits

Deadline:   Position is open until filled


Job Description

True North Organizing Network is seeking a full-time community organizer to work in multiple communities in Humboldt County. The Coastal Area Organizer will be responsible for working with a variety of congregations, neighborhood and/or community-based groups to: find and develop leaders; identify issues important to the local members; work with leaders to design campaign strategies and win policy changes that improve communities and the quality of life for residents. For more information about True North please visit www.truenorthorganizing.org.

Minimum Qualifications

We are seeking an individual who excels in relationship-building, has strong instincts of how to build teams and build power, and has exceptional follow-through on tasks and plans. Strong candidates should have:

•       A demonstrated ability to work in a multi-faith, multi-racial, multi-ethnic contexts

•       Strong interpersonal and relational skills, and interest in people; a good listener, and good communication skills

•       Capacity to think strategically and analytically about social, economic, cultural, and political issues affecting our communities

•       Experience/comfort working with clergy, people of faith, faith and spiritual communities around social change issues

•       Strong public speaking, writing, and analytical skills and experience

•       Demonstrated a commitment  for equity, justice and healthy communities 

•       Desire to learn and openness to challenge

•       A self-directed, highly motivated orientation and an ability to provide positive, disciplined leadership in an unstructured environment  

•       Experience with and comfort using computers, email systems, and basic office equipment

•       Organizers must possess a driver’s license, car insurance, and access to a reliable automobile to travel within Humboldt and Del Norte counties

Preferred Qualifications

•       B.A. or B.S degree strongly preferred, or equivalent work experience

•       Spanish  fluency would be very beneficial

•       Experience working with Native American populations and Tribal governments

•       Experience with and comfort using web-based video conferencing systems such as Google Hangouts, Skype, or Zoom

•       Familiarity with Google Docs, Gmail, and the Google calendar system


Application Procedure: Please email the following three (3) documents to admin@hafoundation.org:

1.      An electronic copy of your resume 

2.      A cover letter (explaining your experience in any of the minimum or preferred qualifications required for this position which are not specifically addressed in your resume)

3.      A short writing sample (demonstrating your ability to think critically and communicate effectively)

Deadline:  Position is open until filled 

More Information: For more information about this position, contact Julia at JuliaL@truenorthorganizing.org or call (707)933-7653. 

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