Job Opening: Instructor – Part-Time Contract Position

Instructor – Part-Time Contract Position (Tacoma, WA) Click here to download this job listing as a Word Document Organization – Tacoma Community House Department – Educational Services Reports To – Education Services Manager Type – Part-Time Contract Position Job Summary, Duties & Qualifications Job Summary: This part-time contract position facilitates student learning following general guidelines set forth…

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Job Opening: IT Technician I

I.T. Technician I (Tacoma, WA) Click here to download this job listing as a Word Document Organization – Tacoma Community House & Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity Department – Administration Reports To – Director of Finance and Administration Schedule – 40 hours/week Job Summary, Duties & Qualifications Job Summary: The IT Technician I is responsible for…

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TCH Hosting DACA Renewal Workshops – September 20th & 22nd

Tacoma Community House is hosting DACA renewal workshops on September 20th*, 22th, and 23rd. Call (253) 383-3951 to make an appointment for one of these dates. Options After DACA: Free Community Forum, Hosted by NWIRP Wednesday, September 20th (4:00 p.m. – TBD) 1314 S. L Street, Tacoma, WA 98405 https://www.nwirp.org/resources/daca/  *You do not need to…

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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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Employees Community Fund of Boeing awards $500,000 to Tacoma Community House

On June 13th, the Employees Community Fund (ECF) of Boeing announced that they would donate $500,000 to support Tacoma Community House’s work assisting immigrant, refugee, and low-income families in Washington’s South Sound. This half-million dollar grant is made possible by the generosity of hundreds of Boeing employees who choose to pay out of their paychecks each…

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Urge Your Senator to Vote on a Capital Budget

We have made great progress on our $11M Capital Campaign to build a new, updated facility. However, as Rep. Laurie Jinkins​ said in a recent email, “Unless the Senate votes, $4.1 billion in construction projects won’t happen.” This includes Tacoma Community House’s $2.5 million in the capital budget. We urge you to call the Legislative…

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Luncheon Photos

Photos from our 107th Annual Luncheon are now up! Through our supporters’ generosity, we were able to raise over $116,000 to continue providing empowering services to immigrants, refugees, and low-income residents of the South Sound. We hope everyone enjoyed the day as much as we did! These photos are also on Facebook, so feel free…

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Solving the Puzzle

When Stacy Hartley, a single mom, first came to Tacoma Community House through the Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) program, she had just graduated from Tacoma Community College with an accounting degree and needed to find work—fast. “My background is in customer service,” Stacy says. “I was looking for any kind of job at…

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Jose Antonio Vargas Visits Tacoma

On Thursday, April 6, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and Define American founder Jose Antonio Vargas visited our humble City of Destiny. TCH partnered with the University of Puget Sound and Humanities Washington to bring Vargas to Tacoma to speak on his experiences as an undocumented person living in hyper-visibility, educating folks around the country that no human being is…

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