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Come join our team!

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 No calls, please. We look forward to hearing from you!

Current Openings (see descriptions below)

Fair Chance Program Manager & Consultant

The Fair Chance Program Manager will lead in launching Fair Chance, an intensive capacity-building and community results-targeted program focused on youth serving organizations based in under-served communities.

Human Resources Consultant

501 Commons is seeking an HR Consultant to join our growing team of nonprofit human resources professionals for the Seattle market. The successful candidate will possess a solid track record in HR and a commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

Program Manager, Human Resources & Learning Programs

The Program Manager manages a team of human resource consultants who provide consulting and outsourced HR support to nonprofits and develops engaging educational and professional development programs for nonprofit board members, executives, and staff. The ideal candidate will create strong, trusting client relationships forged by staff delivering high-quality services.

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 with your resume and a cover letter introducing yourself and your internship aspirations.

Nonprofits rely on dedicated staff and volunteers to accomplish their mission each day, yet the vast majority don’t have access to a knowledgeable HR professional. That’s where 501 Commons’ HR services come in. You can put your skills in areas of management, culture, and compliance to good use in the Program Manager for HR Consulting and Leadership Development role.