Employment Services Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $49,668.00
Maximum: $51,156.00
Details: Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package. Employees also have access to an outstanding employee benefits package worth about 25% of your salary.



Start Date:



1314 South L Street
United States


Tacoma Community House (TCH) is seeking an Employment Services Manager to provide day to day management and long term direction of the Employment Services Department. This position oversees program planning, supervision of department staff, performance and contract management, and community engagement. The department has an annual budget of $550,000, six programs, and 7.5 staff members.

TCH’s Employment Department annually serves approximately 600 refugee, immigrant and low income community members. TCH provides a pathway to self-sufficiency through paid and unpaid internships, work readiness workshops, case management, and job placement assistance. 

Key responsibilities:

·        Supervision

o  Supervise and mentor staff

o  Oversee selection and training of new staff, interns, and volunteers

o  Assess staff needs and provide professional development through workshops, training, and coaching

·        Program Planning, development, and implementation

o  Participate in agency planning, collaborative projects, and decision-making activities

o  Collaborate with funders and other agency partners on planning, developing and overseeing employment programs and services

o  Coordinate and mobilize resources for projects through proposal writing and advocacy activities

·        Performance and Contract Management

o  Monitor compliance for contracts associated with programs and staff performance

o  Evaluate program and departmental performance to optimize outcomes

o  Monitor program budgets

o  Oversee the use of funder and internal data management systems

o  Prepare reports and billing documentation for funding sources

·        Community Engagement

o  Actively develop community partnerships that enhance and align with the TCH Mission and goals

o  Advocate for target population needs at local and state level meetings



A comprehensive health care benefits package with medical, dental and basic life insurance.  



We offer participation in a pension plan with generous support by the agency.


Vacation and leave

Leave benefits include 12 days of vacation per year in the first year; 10 paid holidays; and 12 days of paid sick leave per year.

Employee assistance

Employees may seek confidential professional help with personal or work-related problems through the Employee Assistance Program at no charge.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual preferred: Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese etc.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Application process:

Email your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the email address listed below.

Please send all application materials by email to jobs@tacomacommunityhouse.org

Priority consideration will be given to those who apply by April 25, 2018.  

Tacoma Community House is committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and program participants and to strengthening sensitivity throughout the agency. Tacoma Community House is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, creed, disability, national origin, political or union affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, Vietnam era veteran status, or other non bona-fide job requirements. Applicants in need of accommodations are encouraged to call (253) 383-3951.