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Come join our team!

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Matt, Robert, Nancy, Catherine, Yalonda, and Pragya provide free advice to nonprofits at the 2017 Washington State Nonprofit Conference.
Are you interested in helping others build a better world? Would you like to bring your skills and experience to a growing nonprofit that is dedicated to boosting the capacity of nonprofits across Washington state? Does challenging and rewarding work in a supportive, flexible work environment with colleagues passionate about service sound like something you’d enjoy? Then, consider becoming a member of our team!

At 501 Commons, we strive to provide nonprofits with exceptional programs and managed services that support their organizational mission and needs so that they can go out and make a difference in our local community and the world. It takes every member of our committed staff to make this happen!

Our organization values and depends on our staff’s expertise and commitment. We offer a supportive, friendly and team-oriented environment as reflected in our Team Charter. Our benefits include:
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Ability to work remotely (dependent upon position)
  • Competitive health benefits that include medical, dental, vision and life insurance options
  • Access to a 401(k) retirement plan
  • Generous paid time off (PTO)

An inclusive and supportive work culture

501 Commons is an equal-opportunity employer. We actively recruit persons of diverse backgrounds and support the retention and advancement of diverse persons within the organization. We believe that having a board, staff, and volunteer corps with diverse personal and professional backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates a vibrant environment where individuals can learn, grow and thrive.

501 Commons is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that includes people of diverse backgrounds and fully utilizes their talents to achieve its mission. We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

Join our Team!

To apply for any of the below openings, please email a cover letter and resume, with the position title in the subject line, to jobs@501commons.org. No calls, please. We look forward to hearing from you!

Current Openings (see descriptions below)

Program Support Specialist- Full Time

Are you a people person interested in building a career while making a difference for nonprofits serving our community? Join the team at 501 Commons as a Program Support Specialist to help our management consulting team provide excellent, knowledgeable service that achieves results for our nonprofit clients.

This position will fit a customer focused, well-organized professional who thrives in a dynamic environment of multiple priorities.  As a member of the management consulting team, you will focus on maintaining smooth program operations and contributing to the overall efficiency, quality, and capability of our programs and services. Since you will be responding to diverse staff and nonprofit clients with urgent needs and various levels of capacity, your listening and communication skills must be well developed. You will be called on to show initiative, persistence, and commitment to your team.

Human Resources Consultant- Full Time

The Human Resources Consultant is responsible for providing strategic, consultative, and collaborative human resources services to 501 Commons’ nonprofit clients. Your work will primarily include providing HR consulting services, developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with clients of our subscription services and some short term projects. Most clients are in King County but we are interested in applications from people in neighboring counties who are willing to regularly travel in the Puget Sound area. While many services are delivered virtually through conference calls and email, you will be visiting client offices for meetings and trainings.

This is an opportunity for someone who enjoys interacting with multiple clients, likes the challenge of understanding organizational cultures, customize solutions to best fit the client needs and wants to help nonprofits be more successful. You will draw on many areas of HR expertise and have access to support and advice from the other consultants on the Human Resources Program team.

IT Consultant

Use your IT Infrastructure expertise as an IT Consultant helping nonprofits harness the power of technology to expand the reach and impact of their services. Perform tier 2 and scheduled support visits to assess and stabilize nonprofits’ networked computer environments. Provide advice, coaching and recommendations to improve your clients’ technology infrastructure.

You will join a team of consultants, help-desk personnel, and other technical staff. Services are provided to Puget Sound clients during business hours. No call schedule is required.

In this position you will use your technical knowledge, initiative, and communications skills in a team environment, leading to high satisfaction with the work and positive results for your nonprofit clients and the communities they serve.

Financial Services Associate

Financial Services Associates collaborate with nonprofit organizations to complete accounting functions and consult about best practices that will support them in meeting their missions. This is a customer-focused role, so a passion for working with people is essential. It is also important to be able to carry a big-picture perspective regarding client organizations and their needs while providing the detailed and accurate picture of their financial situation.

Windows Server Engineer

The Windows Engineer is responsible for 501 Commons’ nonprofit clients achieving stable technology environments. Since you will be responding to diverse nonprofit clients with urgent needs and various levels of technical understanding, your listening and communication skills must be well developed. You will be called on to show initiative, persistence and commitment to your team.

Internship Opportunities

501 Commons also offers internship opportunities for college students, recent graduates, or professionals seeking to transition into or jump-start their nonprofit career. We do not have any formal openings available, but please feel free to reach out to us at jobs@501commons.org with your resume and a cover letter introducing yourself and your internship aspirations.