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.

If you would like to be added to our email list to be automatically notified of future job announcements, please email us at admin@hafoundation.org

Humboldt Area Foundation is currently hiring for the following open positions:

Volunteer Opportunity - Donor Engagement


Humboldt Area Foundation is looking for a volunteer to join the Donor Engagement team! This is a great opportunity for someone interested in philanthropy, nonprofit organizations, event planning, donor engagement & outreach, or customer service. Projects vary, but may include updating donor database, scanning documents, managing filing system, sending birthday cards to donors, event planning assistance, bulk mailings, promotions and development assistance, and assistance with other special projects. In return for your hard work, you will receive the satisfaction of knowing you played a role in strengthening your community, as well as a job reference and a letter of appreciation.

Desired Qualifications: 

Must be willing to sign confidentiality contract, conflict of interest agreement, and conflict of interest disclosure form. Organizational skills and attention to detail are vital to being successful in these tasks.  Experience with using office equipment such as computers, printers, and scanners is desired for this role. Should be a fast learner, comfortable in Microsoft Excel, and be able to work independently, but ask questions when uncertain about a task.  Training and instructions will be provided.  Must have availability for a consistent schedule of a minimum of 4 hrs/week, over the course of (minimum) 4 months. (Days off/sick as needed)

For questions, please contact Hannah Eisloeffel at (707) 267-9923. To apply for this opportunity please send a copy of your resume and a completed volunteer application to admin@hafoundation.org

Click below to download the complete Volunteer Opportunity Announcement:


Donor Engagement Volunteer_5.2018.pdf

True North Community Organizer - Del Norte

True North Organizing Network is now accepting applications for a Community Organizer – Del Norte County

This is a full time position based in Crescent City, CA. Compensation is $43,000 to $48,000 DOE, and includes health, retirement benefits, and paid holidays and sick time.Schedule includes significant evening and weekend work.


The Del Norte Community 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, and work with leaders to design campaign strategies and win policy changes that improve communities and the quality of life for residents.


The ideal candidate will be an individual that excels in relationship-building, has strong instincts of how to build teams and build power, and has exceptional follow-through on tasks and plans; has a demonstrated ability to work in a multi-faith, multi-racial, multi-ethnic contexts; has a demonstrated a commitment  for equity, justice and healthy communities; has strong listening, communication, and public speaking skills; possesses a capacity to think strategically and analytically about social, economic, cultural, and political issues affecting our communities; is self-directed, highly motivated and has an ability to provide positive, disciplined leadership in an unstructured environment; has experience and comfort using computers, email systems, and basic office equipment; possess a driver’s license, car insurance, and access to a reliable automobile to travel within Humboldt and Del Norte counties. Spanish fluency and experience working with Native American populations and Tribal governments is preferred, but is not required.


For more information, contact Julia Lerma at (707)933-7653.

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:  July 09, 2018 

For those interested in applying we strongly recommend that you review the complete job description below for minimum and preferred qualifications:

Del Norte Organizer Job Description

Employment & Volunteer Application Form

Please review each individual job description for application requirements.  Some positions require submission of a writing sample. If you are having difficulty uploading files using the form below, please contact admin@hafoundation.org.

We also accept applications for volunteers at any time! If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please submit a copy of your resume in addition to the downloadable Volunteer Application Form below:

HAF Volunteer Application


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