Employment Opportunities

Humboldt Area Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and offers a variety of 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 about the needs of the communities we serve.

In each of our vacancy announcements we include both minimum and preferred qualifications, certifications or training. We want to reiterate that any preferred experience or training listed is not required to apply for a position in our organization. If you meet the minimum requirements and have the passion for the work, we strongly encourage you to apply. On-the-job training can be provided for the rest.

For questions regarding employment opportunities, contact Human Resources at jobs@hafoundation.org.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@hafoundation.org. Note the position your are applying for in the subject line of your materials submission.

Current Job Opportunities:

Humboldt Area Foundation & Wild Rivers Community Foundation

Executive Assistant, Advancement & Philanthropic Innovation

Advancement & Philanthropic Innovation (ADVAN) team is looking for an Executive Assistant who will support the Vice President (VP), Department Director, and the broader ADVAN team to mobilize and secure funding and resources to assist in the implementation of HAF’s mission of promoting and encouraging generosity, leadership, and inclusion to strengthen our communities. In this position, you will provide high level administrative and meeting support to the VP and Department Director including calendar and commitment management and supporting the ADVAN team through project, systems, information, and technology management. Please note that this position is based in the Crescent City office.

Click here to view a detailed job description.

Wage Range: $22.50-25.25/hour depending on experience, plus health benefits, retirement benefits, paid holidays and sick time; $28.00/hour expected at 1 year of tenure.

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled, however, priority consideration will be given to those who apply by 8am on February 19, 2024.

Application Procedure:

Please email the following two (2) documents in Word or PDF format to jobs@hafoundation.org:
1. Resume
2. A cover letter, to include the following:

After reading the job description, please write a statement within your cover letter addressing how your experience relates to this position and will set you up for success in Humboldt Area Foundation+Wild Rivers Community Foundation.
Please detail any skills, knowledge, and abilities specific to supporting multiple executives and team logistics and/or experience in supporting funding and resource initiatives for an organization.

Humboldt Area Foundation & Wild Rivers Community Foundation

Program Manager, Klamath River Restoration Fund

As a member of the Community Solutions and Programs team, The Klamath River Restoration Fund
Program Manager manages, supports and monitors the work of the Klamath Fund program including the
work plans, budgets, projects and other operational activities, ensuring these tasks are completed to
foundation standards.

Click here to view a detailed job description.

Wage Range: $23.75-26.75/hour depending on experience, plus health benefits, retirement benefits, paid holidays and sick time; $29.75/hour expected at 1 year of tenure.

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled, however, priority consideration will be given to those who apply by 8am on February 19, 2024.

Application Procedure:

Please email the following two (2) documents in Word or PDF format to jobs@hafoundation.org:
1. Resume
2. A cover letter, to include the following:

Please provide a short answer to at least one of the following questions:

  • What is your vision of climate resilience within the Klamath River Watershed?
  • What might community resilience look like within the Klamath River Communities?
  • What elements of decolonization or indigenization would you want to apply to how HAF+WRCF works with partners, community members and in grantmaking?
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