Job Opening in DNATL

posted Jan 25, 2013, 10:06 AM by BHC Staff   [ updated Jan 25, 2013, 11:05 AM by Julio Zaldivar ]
Building Healthy Communities - Del Norte County and Adjacent Tribal Lands is seeking a Smith River Local Community Organizer.

We are looking for someone with a passion for, and experience in, community health, equity & justice; ability to connect, engage and inspire community members of multiple cultures including religion, race, gender, age, language, class and experience.

Humboldt Area Foundation, through a grant from The California Endowment, is seeking a community organizer with a passion for justice and for supporting grassroots leaders in building a multi-cultural, multi-faith community organization capable of transforming our communities and schools. The Smith River Community Organizer is expected to be a full participant in achieving the Del Norte and Adjacent Tribal Lands (DNATL) Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative with specific responsibility for supporting grassroots leaders in improving community health and safety by working with a variety of institutions, schools and residents to: find and develop leaders; identify issues important to the local members; design campaign strategies and win policy changes that improve the health of local neighborhoods and the quality of life for residents in Smith River, California.

To Apply:

Deadline: Open until filled. 
First application review will be on January 29, 2013. Interviews will begin almost immediately. 

Be sure to download the full job description as either a Word or PDF file:

Please email Joanna Volz (joannav (at) the following three (3) documents:
  1. An electronic copy of your resume (preferably in PDF) including salary history and three references
  2. A cover letter outlining your qualifications for this position 
  3. A writing sample demonstrating your ability to think critically and communicate effectively
For more information about this position please contact Melissa Darnell (mdarnell (at) or (707) 465 - 1238.

Humboldt Area Foundation/Wild Rivers Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and without regard to race, religions creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local laws or ordinances.

Julio Zaldivar,
Jan 25, 2013, 11:03 AM
Julio Zaldivar,
Jan 25, 2013, 11:04 AM