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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)

HR Consultant- Portland

We're looking for an HR Consultant based in Portland! If you are a problem-solver with ample HR experience, who cares about supporting the work of nonprofits in our region and would like to make a difference in the world through your day-to-day work, this position may be for you!

Support Line Technician

The Support Line Technician is responsible for helping 501 Commons clients achieve stable technology environments by providing Tier I help desk support by phone, email and remote access. This position is one of the preliminary levels of support for client desktops, printers and infrastructure. Multiple positions available!

Windows Server Engineer

See and solve Tier 2 technical challenges so your nonprofit clients can help people and communities flourish. The Windows Engineer position calls for a connector, with strong analysis skills, who is driven to successfully navigate advanced technology solutions.

HR Generalist

Are you an HR professional looking to apply your skills in a diverse, dynamic, and mission-driven environment? We are looking for a Human Resource Generalist to join our team as an internal resource for staff and leadership. The foundation of this role is hands-on comprehensive HR work with opportunities for creative problem solving, project management, and professional development.

IT Infrastructure Program Manager

If you find yourself regularly diving in to solve problems and you bring a background as an experienced manager who invests in client success and team growth, we have an opportunity where you can make a real difference in the world as Program Manager for our evolving IT infrastructure 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 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.