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. 

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:Regular, Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE: 40hrs/wk
eligible for hybrid work after 6 months
REPORTS TO:Director of Development & Communications
SALARY RANGE:$55,000 – $58,000 Annually


The Tacoma Community House development and communications department is responsible for raising $1million annually for general operating and our five core programs: Immigration, Housing (youth/young adults), Education, Employment, and Client Advocacy (for victims of crime).

The Grants Manager is an expert storyteller, adept at using writing and communication to convey our mission and successes while building relationships with funders and stakeholders. This position identifies potential support from government agencies, foundations, and corporations and is responsible for writing, submitting, and tracking proposals and sponsorships. They ensure compliance with grant guidelines and maintain relationships with funders through timely, accurate reporting.

Individuals with personal, shared, or lived experience as an immigrant or refugee are strongly encouraged to apply.

NOTE: This position requires working onsite and includes in-person contact with staff and clients while observing social distancing and other COVID-19 safety protocols.



To be considered for this position, applicants MUST submit the following to Jobs@TacomaCommunityHouse.org:
• Resume
• Cover Letter that specifically addresses how your background makes you the best fit for this position
• Writing sample
• Three (3) Professional References

Your paycheck is only part of your total compensation package. Employees also have access to a benefits package worth about 30% 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

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.