The Foundation for Tacoma Students is the backbone nonprofit and staff dedicated to supporting the Graduate Tacoma community-wide movement. We are guided by our values, commitment to equity, and the core belief that working together is key to realize a Tacoma where every child succeeds, cradle to career


Development Administrator, Contract

Under the direction of our Director of Development, the Development Administrator coordinates and supports our efforts to secure financial support for the Foundation for Tacoma Students Mission. Those responsibilities include supporting the Director of Development in the areas of Grants, Sponsorships, Individual Giving/Major Gifts, and Events. This position has primary oversight of Development administrative and data management systems, grant management, and coordination with the FFTS staff.

Community Engagement Coordinator, AmeriCorps Contract

Community Engagement Coordinators will learn about the work in process and supervisors will encourage generative thinking of members to name gaps and wonderings for tactics or approaches yet to be explored. Members will add their contributions to support a youth and family survey project. Fully mapping the process for data collection, members will surface themes and findings to create a bi-directional communication process between youth and families and our organization to inform, vet, and influence the actions we take. Including pilot programming to support, investments in community, or other outputs that would help youth to achieve success.

Members will work to deepen existing efforts in STEAM access and exposure for girls and students of color; support FAFSA/WAFSA/WSOS application completion; support book distribution to K, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders; support ongoing PD and training for providers; and support providers with the technical skills needed to do basic data analytics.