Why Work Here?

Richmond Community Foundation’s goal is to create healthy, sustainable communities in Contra Costa County. We believe in the Theory of Change, in which we identify a realistic long-term goal and consider what conditions need to be in place to reach it. The majority of our long-term goals entail measuring and tackling social and economic challenges that local residents face.

We take our community’s issues seriously, and are continuously searching for concerned listeners, earnest thinkers, capable communicators, talented problem-solvers, and devoted professionals who want to learn, grow and most importantly, make the communities of Contra Costa County healthy and sustainable for the people who work, live and thrive here.

A career at RCF offers countless opportunities, an empowered workforce and a supportive environment.  We pride ourselves in recognizing our associates’ and teams’ successes in our goal to solve our community’s most urgent concerns.

When you join RCF, you’ll find a culture where every person is a vital part of the solution and an essential voice of the community.  We aim to be a safe place for anyone on our staff to learn, explore and grow.  Ultimately, we strive to generate tangible results that will change the way our entire community works, lives and succeeds.


Literacy Coalition Coordinator

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The Richmond Community Foundation is seeking an experienced individual to join our energetic and committed team as part-time Literacy Coalition Coordinator.

The Richmond Community Foundation serves as the Lead Partner for the West Contra Costa Literacy Coalition, one of RCF’s “Connect” strategies.  Part of the National Campaign for Grade Level Reading, the West Contra Costa Literacy Coalition brings together community leaders, educators, funders, residents, and nonprofit and faith-based organizations to develop strategies to ensure that every child reads at grade level by 3rd grade.

The Literacy Coalition Coordinator supports and manages the RIchmond Community Foundation’s literacy-based work, and in particular the West Contra Costa Literacy Coalition. Collaborating with staff and key stakeholders from throughout the community, including the West Contra Costa Unified School District, the Literacy Coalition Coordinator utilizes the principles of collective impact to deliver successful outcomes to effect positive change.Responsibilities include facilitating the planning and implementation of strategies that support literacy; organizing and facilitating meetings of Coalition members; securing financial and structural resources to support the Coalition; researching and writing issue briefs highlighting success stories of Coalition initiatives; and planning and implementing literacy convenings. As a member of the Richmond Community Foundation staff, the successful candidate is expected to support and embody RCF’s mission and values

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To apply :

Applications (including a resume and cover letter), should be directed to sstreet@richmondcf.org. Please list job title in the subject line of the email.  Only candidates who are being actively considered will be contacted. The position will be open until filled. The Richmond Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No phone calls please.
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In addition to any openings above, you may send your resume as general inquiry by clicking here.

Employees at RCF enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay, retirement savings with employer match, paid time off, and work/life balance.