Hiring: Bilingual DV/SA Crime Victim Advocate

Bilingual DV/SA Crime Victim Advocate Click here to download this job listing as a Word Document Tacoma, WA | $35,928-38,652/yr | Schedule: M-F; 8AM-5PM | Priority Consideration: 06/13/2018 Job Summary: The Bilingual DV/SA Crime Victim Advocate at Tacoma Community House provides advocacy services to immigrant and limited English speaking survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other…

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REACH Center Hiring: Intake and Outreach Coordinator

Intake and Outreach Coordinator Click here to download this job listing as a Word Document REACH Center in Tacoma, WA | $40,000-42,000/yr Organization Description: The REACH Center works with thousands of at-risk youth and young adults ages 16-24 each year to provide them with educational opportunities, career development, peer mentoring, and other supportive services. REACH has a…

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Hiring: Grants Manager

Grants Manager Click here to download this job listing as a Word Document Tacoma, WA | $44,000-49,000 yearly | Start Date: July 23, 2018 Job Description: Tacoma Community House (TCH) is seeking a Grants Manager to develop, write, and submit funding proposals; identify prospective foundation and corporate grantors, maintain annual grants calendar, and complete final reports. The Grants…

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Yemeni couple reconnects, builds stabler life through TCH services

In 2013, Wadhah and Najla Al-Shargabi narrowly escaped death when militants bombed their house and family printing business in southern Yemen. Homeless, jobless, and with two young sons, they relied on family members to survive amidst a backdrop of violent civil war. “You can’t imagine how bad it was,” 32-year-old Wadhah says. Najla, then pregnant,…

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Wanted: Members for Tacoma Commission on Immigrant and Refugee Affairs

On December 12, 2017, the Tacoma City Council adopted Resolution No. 39892 which established a Commission on Immigrant and Refugee Affairs. The purpose of the Commission is to better engage Tacoma’s immigrant and refugee communities and to work with community partners to identify and advance positive outcomes for members of this diverse population. The City…

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Boeing awards $91K for new TCH childcare training program

We are excited to share that Boeing has awarded Tacoma Community House $91,000 to begin the Childhood Early Education Resource project, or CHEER, a program designed to help refugees and immigrants become certified childcare workers! According to Childcare Aware, children of refugees and immigrants now account for 25% of U.S. children under the age of 6. Creating a more culturally- and linguistically-diverse…

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TCH partners with Olympia University of Business and Technology to offer programming course

Tacoma Community House is proud to announce a new partnership with Olympia University of Business and Technology to offer a course on .NET programming beginning November 2017. This article appeared in the Business Examiner blog October 17, 2017: http://www.businessexaminer.com/blog/October-2017/OUBT-adds-training-sessions-in-Tacoma/ The Olympia University of Business and Technology has opened a new training session and location, the…

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Statement on Sept. 5th DACA Decision

A message from our Executive Director, Liz Dunbar: Today, the Trump Administration made the heartbreaking and disastrous decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, effective March 5, 2018. Here at Tacoma Community House, we are appalled but not surprised at this dreaded announcement. Since the inception of DACA in 2012, TCH…

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