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Native Americans in Philanthropy is dedicated to increasing and nurturing Indigenous representation in the philanthropic sector. With that in mind, the opportunities on our Job Board fit one of the following criteria:    

  1. The position is within a philanthropic or nonprofit organization 
  2. The position itself is philanthropic in nature and/or focuses on roles essential to or valued by the philanthropic sector i.e. fundraising, grantmaking, gift processing or development, donor relations, nonprofit management and/or administration, social justice, equity, conservation, etc.  

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NOTE: Positions marked as "Featured" are either Native-focused roles or based at organizations focused on Native communities.

Program Officer

Tribes Philanthropy Northwest Remote $80,000-$100,000
Policy/Advocacy Program Full Time

Job Details

At a glance

Join Philanthropy Northwest as a Program Officer and be part of a passionate network dedicated to equity, inclusion, and community impact. With three positions available, this remote role is open to candidates in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, or Idaho, offering the opportunity to shape a new EPA program for environmental justice, collaborating with community-based organizations to streamline federal grant access. If you have a background in climate or environmental work and thrive in dynamic, collaborative environments with significant travel, this role empowers you to make a tangible difference in fostering equitable grant funding across the region.

 

Submit your resume today to learn more!

Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source’s client, Philanthropy Northwest, is recruiting 3 Program Officers to join their team. For this position, you can be remote in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, or Idaho. You will travel within the region 30-40% of your time.

 

Philanthropy Northwest is a network of philanthropic organizations of all types working in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. We bring together a thriving community of grant makers dedicated to supporting strong communities through collective learning, centering equity and racial justice and investing in innovation. We believe philanthropy is at its best when it is collaborative and inclusive. 

 

Learn more about Philanthropy Northwest and their job opportunities: 

https://6126385.hs-sites.com/philanthropy-northwest?mode=job&iis=Organic&iisn=Landing+Page

 

About the Role: 

In this role, you will play a pivotal part in partnering with community-based organizations to facilitate their access to and management of federal grant funds. As a Program Officer, you will partner with a multi-disciplinary team to provide clear communication of expectations and requirements, collaborate to solve problems, and provide technical assistance with the goal of reducing administrative burden and increasing access to federal grant funding for environmental justice. 

FLSA classification – Exempt 

Role Type- Full-time (36-month LTE) 

 

Salary and Benefits: 

The annual compensation for a full-time position includes a package of benefits consisting of medical, dental, retirement contribution by employer (6% of salary and additional up to 2% dollar to dollar match (up to $1,800/year) to employee contribution), professional development paid holidays and generous vacation policy, and flexible schedule.  

 

Annual salary range is $85,000-$95,000 depending on experience. 

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Work closely with grantee partners to foster understanding of grant processes and systems including programmatic, financial and data collection requirements.  
  • Serve as a key resource for grantee partners, providing information and connections to aid in the successful execution of environmental justice projects. 
  • Collaborate with grantee partners and other stakeholders to identify and address potential challenges, fostering a solution-oriented approach. 
  • Implement user-friendly data collection systems to streamline reporting processes for grant recipients, ensuring accuracy and efficiency. 
  • Assist grantee partners in the accurate and timely submission of required documents and reports. 
  • With guidance from the grant systems analyst, support analysis of trends and identification of areas of improvement. 
  • Collaborate with the Communications & Outreach Manager to facilitate outreach efforts to communities, particularly focusing on BIPOC communities, to enhance project visibility. 
  • With guidance from the Director Community & Partnerships, support the peer review group in the application review process and meeting. 
  • Maintain comprehensive grant documentation in accordance with PNW and EPA requirements. 
  • Coordinate with technical experts to organize and facilitate both virtual and in-person meetings, providing essential information, resources, and technical knowledge to support project implementation. 

 

Candidates will be evaluated on the full range of their lived and learned experience and core competencies, including:

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 4 years of demonstrated experience in community engagement fostering trust and confidence within diverse communities. 
  • Proven track record of effectively collaborating with BIPOC communities and cultures in the Pacific Northwest, specifically WA, OR, ID, or AK. 
  • Demonstrated success in working in a diverse and inclusive work environment that values racial equity and inclusion. 
  • Substantial experience in the philanthropic, nonprofit, or public sector, with a strong understanding of community dynamics. 
  • Familiarity with environmental justice principles and related areas, demonstrating a commitment to equity. 
  • Proficiency in participatory practices and community-based approaches, with a focus on empowering community voices. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships across diverse groups. 
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, capable of handling multiple tasks and deadlines effectively. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite for documentation and communication purposes. 
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and a clean driving record for business travel. 
  • Ability to travel frequently and drive long distances, adhering to safety regulations and maintaining composure. 

 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Demonstrated success in implementing participatory practices and driving community-led initiatives that promote equity and social justice. 
  • A capacity for self-reflection, humility, and curiosity, fostering a collaborative and learning-oriented approach. 
  • Multi-lingual/multi-literate candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, enhancing the ability to engage with diverse communities effectively. 
  • Experience using Salesforce or similar CRM platforms for data management and tracking community engagement efforts. 
  • Familiarity with federal grant processes, including knowledge of grant requirements and reporting procedures, to support effective project implementation. 

 

To Apply

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About the EPA Thriving Communities Environmental Program: 

EPA’s Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grantmaking program, created by President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, the largest investment in climate action in history. This new grant program, which will make it easier for small community-based organizations to access federal environmental justice funding, responds to community feedback about the need to reduce barriers to federal funds and improve the efficiency of the awards process to ensure communities that have long faced underinvestment can access the benefits of the largest climate investment in history. Communities will be able to apply to a Grantmaker for a subgrant to fund a range of different environmental project activities. Philanthropy Northwest has been selected as the Region 10 grantmaker, serving Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington; and will collaborate with regional philanthropic partners to ensure the equitable distribution of funding to support community-led environmental justice work. 

 

Philanthropy Northwest Values: 

EQUITY - We promote systems and practices that support just outcomes for people regardless of race, ethnicity and intersectional identities, including gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, disability, religion and immigration status. 
 

RACIAL JUSTICE - We stand for a society where Black, Indigenous and People of Color communities have the dignity, resources, power and self-determination to fully thrive. 
 

PLACE - We are inspired and grounded in the diversity of our region’s people and cultures, and we honor its lands as the traditional and present home of Northwest Indigenous peoples. 
 

INTEGRITY - We hold ourselves accountable for acting in alignment with our values and maintaining high standards of transparency, honesty and openness. 
 

COURAGE - We aspire to catalyze change in the philanthropic sector by being bold with our actions and our voice. 
 

JOY - We create space for creativity, connection and fun in our work.  

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: 

Philanthropy Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace and encourage people from underrepresented communities to apply. We value and celebrate our employees’ differences in age, ability, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, language, national origin, political affiliation, socio-economic status and veteran status.  

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. It is our commitment to assess our current systems and create more opportunities for access and inclusion. To request accommodation or support, please email the Human Resources Team at HR@philanthropynw.org.      

  

**COVID-19 vaccinations are mandated at Philanthropy Northwest. We will reasonably accommodate those individuals with medical conditions and/or religious beliefs that prevent them from obtaining the vaccine. 

 

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis.  We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us. 

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