We’re Hiring! Job Developer

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: Typically M-F, 8am-5pm
REPORTS TO:Employment Svcs Manager
SALARY RANGE:$40,200 – $42,400 Annually


Our Employment Services Department offers training, coaching, resource navigation, internships, networking, workshops, and supportive services for adults who want to improve their skills, build self-confidence, and find a job that aligns with their financial and career goals. We partner with dozens of local employers seeking qualified individuals and host frequent hiring events. The Employment Services team is committed to leveraging our individual and combined strengths in service of our clients through teamwork, innovation, and collaboration.

The Job Developer is responsible for connecting clients to prospective employers by conducting outreach and building relationships with local employers and community partners. This position coaches participants in job readiness skills and career counseling through case management, employment and job search training, workshop facilitation, job placement and follow-up, and referral to other community resources.

This position works indoors, primarily in an office environment with a low level of noise but occasionally in a classroom or lobby setting with higher noise levels. There may be opportunities for this position to work remotely on occasion and/or to work a flexible schedule, with supervisor approval and dependent on the needs of the department. Individuals in this position may be expected to navigate difficult and uncomfortable situations while working with participants who have suffered trauma.



Please e-mail a Cover Letter that specifically addresses how your background makes you the best fit for this position, your resume, and three (3) References to Jobs@TacomaCommunityHouse.org.

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

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.