There are many reasons why you should consider a career with Tacoma Community House.

Tacoma Community House is a nationally respected, community-based service center for immigrants, refugees, and members of the South Sound community seeking enrichment and pathways to self-sufficiency. Since 1910, we have helped countless individuals gain the skills they need to transition out of poverty, navigate a new culture, and find personal and professional success.

A number of staff members have worked at TCH for several years, finding the work engaging and the environment friendly. You can be part of this team that makes a powerful difference in the lives of countless individuals. We actively recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce that contributes to our mission, vision, and values.

Celebrating Over 110 Years of Service

Current TCH Job Opportunities

Director of Finance

  • Position Title: Director of Finance
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Exempt
  • Schedule: Typically M-F, 8am-5pm
  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Salary Range: $81,000-$100,000
Job Summary

The Finance Department supports a budget of over $5 million and approximately 55 agency staff members. The Director of Finance leads all day-to-day accounting operations with functional responsibility for all accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and contract/grants administration. Responsibilities also include: production of financial reports; proper maintenance of accounting records; accurate processing of financial transactions; and administration of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of Tacoma Community House’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), adhere to grants management standards, and result in flawless audits. The Director of Finance supervises the accounting and human resource staff functions in the areas of finance, benefits administration, and other related functions.

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Immigration Services Navigator

  • Position Title: Immigration Services Navigator (Ukrainian)
  • Employment Type: Regular, Non-Exempt
  • Schedule: Typically M-F, 8am-5pm
  • Reports to: Immigration Services Manager
  • Salary Range: $40,200 – $42,400 Annually
Job Summary

Our Immigration team provides high quality, low-cost immigration assistance as accredited Dept. of Justice, Office of Legal Access Program specialists. In 2019, we supported 1,674 individuals and submitted 666 applications for various immigration benefits, including naturalization and citizenship, DACA, Legal Permanent Residency, work authorization, and more. We also provide citizenship classes to approximately 170 students each year.

The Immigration Services Navigator specializes in providing immigration support services for new arrivals from Ukraine. This position helps to reduce barriers and expand access to immigration-related services and information by conducting group presentations and workshops, and by providing direct case management for eligible clients.

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Contract Instructor (ELA/ABE)

  • Position Title: Instructor (ELA/ABE)
  • Employment Type: Part-Time, Contract
  • Schedule: M-Th, 25-32hrs/wk
  • Reports to: Education Services Manager
  • Salary Range: $35-$38 DOE
  • Anticipated Contract Dates: 1/1/2023 – 4/1/2023
Job Summary

The Education department offers affordable classes year-round, Monday through Thursday, at various times to accommodate students’ schedules. English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes help adults improve their basic English listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Our Adult Basic Education (ABE) program helps students to advance their employment standing or to prepare for their high school equivalency tests by improving their skills in reading, writing, and math. Each of our programs offers instruction in computer use to prepare students for the ever increasing technology demands of the 21st century.

Instructors provide in-person classes in the morning and virtual instruction in the afternoon to ELA and ABE students. The Instructor works as part of a team to develop, update, and implement curriculum and is responsible for following program guidelines and record keeping requirements.

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Application Process

To apply for a position, please e-mail a Cover Letter that specifically addresses how your background makes you the best fit for the position, your resume, and three (3) references to

Why Work at Tacoma Community House?

Your paycheck is only part of your total compensation package. Employees also have access to a benefits package worth about 25% of your salary.

  • Insurance – We offer a comprehensive health care benefits package including medical, dental, and basic life insurance.
  • Retirement – Tacoma Community House employees may participate in a 403b plan which includes generous support from the Agency after 1 year of service.
  • Paid Leave – Leave benefits include 24 days of paid time off in the first year and 11 paid holidays.

We Are a Welcoming Workplace

Inclusion and empowerment are an integral part of who we are – our history, our culture, our identity.  These values lead us in our operations as we strive to build and nurture a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and connects to each other in our dedication to equity and social justice.

Tacoma Community House is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Tacoma Community House is an equal opportunity employer and provider of services. Deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled persons may contact us through Washington Relay Services 1-800-833-6388 (TTY or ASCHII) 1-800-833-6386 (VCO) or 1-877-833-6341 (STS).

In our relationships with staff, our participants, and our community, Tacoma Community House does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, marital or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence or perception of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. Applicants in need of accommodations are encouraged to call (253) 383-3951.

I love TCH because the staff are the most passionate people I’ve ever met. The deep love that they have for humanity is inspiring.
TCH Staff

Have Questions?

Please e-mail us at or call (253) 383-3951 for questions regarding positions at TCH and The REACH Center.

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