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The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound is hiring for a Director of Community Programs & Operations Coordinator.

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We seek two new energetic and enthusiastic teammates to join us as the Director of Community Programs & Operations Coordinator.

About the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound

The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound is a community foundation focused on inspiring philanthropy and putting charitable dollars to work for the benefit of people in Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties. Since its founding in 1989, the Community Foundation has grown to steward more than $38 million in charitable assets and awarded more than $19 million in grants and scholarships.

We approach our work with a long-term time horizon. Our values of community engagement; diversity, equity, & inclusion; impact; and integrity are at the core of how we go about our work and what makes our vision possible. Read more about us on our website at to learn more.

The Roles

Please click on each job title below to view the full job description and learn more about each opportunity.

We believe valuable experience comes in many forms, so even if your background doesn’t match everything we have listed in the job description, we still encourage you to apply and tell us why your skills and experience could support our work to further the Community Foundation’s mission.

We seek to build an organization that truly embodies the diverse experiences of our South Puget Sound communities. We strongly encourage applications from people of color; immigrant, bilingual, and multicultural individuals; people with disabilities; members of the LGBTQ+ community; and people with other diverse backgrounds and lived experiences.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The majority of the work is performed in a general office setting. The jobs require the capability of working at a personal computer for extended periods. Event support may require extended periods of physical activity involving standing, walking, and moderate lifting. These positions will be based in our office in Olympia, WA, and our team is currently working in a hybrid format. Each job description will list the specifics about in person requirements.

The working conditions described for each job are representative of those for an employee to successfully perform each job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions of the role.


Health insurance, employer paid retirement plan, paid sick, vacation, and holidays.

How To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Valerie Piper at Please include the job title for which you are applying for in the subject line. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, July 22, 2022. The job postings will stay open until the positions are filled.

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