Employment Resources

In response to a rising number of requests from our community we have decided to add a central location on our website where you can find job postings in state government and vacancies on boards, commissions, and other organizations. You can send job postings, internship notifications, job fair information, and position vacancy announcements to hispanic@cha.wa.gov.

Clemency & Pardons – Receives petitions from individuals, organizations, and the Department of Corrections for review and commutation of sentences and pardoning of offenders and, in some instances, for the restoration of civil rights; makes recommendations to the Governor.

Edmonds Community College – The Board of Trustees of Edmonds Community College is composed of five members appointed by the Governor. Each member serves a five-year term and must reside within the college’s district boundaries.

Bates Community College – The Board of Trustees of Bates Community College is composed of five members appointed by the Governor. Each member serves a five-year term and must reside within the college’s district boundaries.

Energy Northwest –  Energy Northwest is a Joint Operating Agency (JOA), comprising 28 member public utilities from across the state of Washington. We are governed by two boards: a Board of Directors and an Executive Board. Our Board of Directors includes representatives from member utilities, while the Executive Board includes representatives from member utilities, gubernatorial appointees, and public representatives selected by the Board of Directors.

State Board of Technical and Community Colleges – The governing board for the state’s community and technical college system. Prepares and submits to Governor the budget for community and technical colleges system; disburses funds to the 30 colleges; establishes standards for staffing, financial procedures, curriculum, degree and admission policies.

Developmental Disabilities Council – Advises the Governor on issues and trends in providing services to developmentally disabled individuals; acts as their advocate and as a planning entity.

Affordable Housing Advisory Board – The Washington State Affordable Housing Advisory Board (AHAB) advises the Department of Commerce on housing and housing-related issues. AHAB has 22 members representing a variety of housing interests around the state.

Commission on Judicial Conduct – Reviews complaints alleging possible violations of the Code of Judicial Conduct. Also enforces the state ethics legislation for all members and employees of the state judicial system.

Architect Board – Examines and licenses architects within the state; investigates violation of state regulations relating to the practice of architecture; and recommends rules and regulations for administering the licensing laws.

Funeral & Cemetery Board – responsible for the preparation, conducting, and grading of examinations of applicants for funeral director and embalmer licenses.

Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission – Regulates the competency and quality of nursing care professionals by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing qualifications for licensing, consistent standards of practice, continuing competency mechanisms, and discipline. For a list of all other Boards and Commissions, list of Board Members, and Recent Appointments or to apply to serve on a board, click here.

For any other information about Boards and Commissions or if your interesting in serving please apply online through the Governor’s website. For the Boards & Commissions Applications.

Jobs with Washington State


Procurement/Sole Source Contracts – Office of Financial Management

Procurements and Contracting – DSHS


DSHS Developmental Disability Case Resource Manager – Mental Health Liaison

DSHS Field Service Administrator

L&I Information Technology Specialist 4 Tumwater, WA

L&I Medical Treatment Adjudicator 1 – Tumwater, WA

L&I Fiscal Analyst 5 – Tumwater, WA

L&I IT Specialist 4 – Tumwater, WA

Environmental Planner 3 Tumwater, WA

Environmental Specialist 2 – Mycotics Field Surveillance Technician – NON-PERMANENT– Tumwater, WA

Epidemiologist 3 (Non-Medical) – 2 POSITIONS – Unit Supervisors – Tumwater, WA

Health Services Consultant 3 – 2 POSITIONS – WIC Vendor Management Specialists – Tumwater, WA

Health Services Consultant 3 – 3 POSITIONS – Local Program Consultant – Tumwater, WA

Health Services Consultant 3 – Facilities Survey and Investigation Coordinator – Tumwater, WA

Health Services Consultant 3 – NON-PERMANENT – Child hood Lead Data System Support Specialist – Tumwater, WA

Health Services Consultant 3 – PROJECT – Ebola Readiness Coordinator  – Tumwater, WA

Health Services Consultant 3 – Quality Assurance/Training Coordinator – Tumwater, WA

Management Analyst 2 – Tumwater, WA

Management Analyst 5 – Administrative Operations Manager – Tumwater, WA

Microbiologist 4 – Microbiology Supervisor – Shoreline, WA

Nursing Consultantion Advisor – Facilities Program Manager – Tumwater, WA

Public Health Advisor 3 – Regional Coliform Program Manager – Spokane Valley, WA

Staff Attorney (Hearings Examiner 1, In-training to Hearings Examiner 3) – Tumwater, WA


Jobs at Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction:


The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks

King County Job Opportunities

City of Tacoma Job Opportunities

Thurston County Job Opportunities


US Jobs


OSPI Current Job Announcements


Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Openings


Bates Technical College


Department of Health Current Employment Opportunities 

Construction Career Days

October 20-21, 2015

8:00am to 2:00pm

Spokane County Fair and Expo Center


King County Labor Council Diversity Committee Union Jobs Fair

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 – 4PM to 8PM
South Seattle College Georgetown Campus
6737 Corson Ave. S., Seattle
Building E, 3rd Floor

Flyer  in English

miércoles, octubre 28, 2015 – 4PM to 8PM
South Seattle College Georgetown Campus
6737 Corson Ave. S., Seattle
Edeficio E, Terceo Piso

Hoja en español


North Puget Sound Small Business Summit

Register

The summit provides Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms with a forum to learn about and discuss available resources, enabling them to compete for public & private procurement opportunities. Participants include small businesses, minority businesses, DBEs, trade organizations, prime contractors, USDOT leadership, political leaders, and industry experts. The participants will partner on various projects in the North Puget Sound Area.

8:30AM – 3:30PM

2000 Hewitt Ave #200 Everett, WA 98201


New Spanish-Language Workshop:
¿Quiere Empezar un Negocio en la Industria de Alimentos? –¡Gratis!

Register/Registrar 

Saturday, November 7 and Saturday, November 14
3 to 5 p.m.
Seattle Public Library, Beacon Hill Branch
2821 Beacon Ave. S | Seattle, WA 98144

The Washington Center and the Fundación de Liderazgo Avanzado in partnership with the Instituto Mexicano de La Juventud (IMJUVE), offers this unique program to give Mexican students the opportunity to intern in Washington, D.C. and experience firsthand the United States’ professional landscape, gaining invaluable insights that will help define their future career paths. The participants will also develop a team project or initiative that focuses on specific youth-related themes provided by the IMJUVE while using the resources available in the United States’ capital.

GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIP (2016 School Year)

The 2016 Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Scholarship Program for graduating high school students, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is OPEN NOW.  Don’t wait! The application package is lengthy so put your package together soon. Application deadline is January 13, 2016. Details at www.gmsp.org/

 


 

2013-2014 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP LIST AND GUIDE

This carefully researched list contains 52 pages of up-to-date information about scholarships available for immigrant students that don’t have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency as well as advice and tips for writing winning scholarship applications.

What’s New This Year:

  • Over 30 new scholarships
  • Scholarships now divided between Bay Area/California and National
  • Advice for DACA recipients applying to scholarships

This list is revised regularly, so please check back often for updates. Last Update: March 2014

2013-2014 Editors: Denisse Rojas and Nadia Rojas

Download here


2014 GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP LIST AND GUIDE – BRAND NEW!
This brand-new list and guide contains 55 pages of up-to-date information about scholarships and fellowships available for immigrant students attending graduate and professional schools.

  • 81 Fellowships and Scholarships (divided by field of study)
  • 41 School-Specific Scholarships
  • Graduate School Preparation & Application Assistance
  • General Advice

This list is revised regularly, so please check back often for updates. Last Update: February 2014

Editors: Denisse Rojas and Nadia Rojas

Download here


Caroly L. Winters from Environmental and Navil Tribal Council Coordinator at Navy Region Northwest sent to be shared awesome information. NAVSEA Scholars Flyer is an information flyer that further explains the 2015 Navy Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) $10,000 scholarship.


In partnership with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, The Boeing Company is giving full ride scholarships, valued at $900-$1100, to high school students interested in attending an Engineering Summer Camp at the Prescott or Daytona Beach Campus this Summer, 2015.

If you have any questions, please contact Derrick Stanley 256-617-9422, Derrick.D.Stanley@boeing.com.


Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center – Diversity Scholarship Application


F. Armstrong Scholarship – Cornell College

Amount: $16,000
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman

The F. Armstrong Scholarship is open to entering freshmen at Cornell College who contribute to campus diversity.

Get more information on the F. Armstrong Scholarship – Cornell College.

Esperanza Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman to College Senior

The Esperanza Scholarship is open to Hispanic graduating high school seniors and current full-time undergraduates who are residents of Cuyahoga and Lorain counties.

You must attend college on a full-time basis and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to qualify for the award.

Preference is given to students who are planning careers in math, science, computer science, engineering, business or law.

Get more information on the Esperanza Scholarship.

Ventures Scholars Program

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshman to College Freshman

The Ventures Scholars Program is open to underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students.

You must be pursuing a math or science-based career to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the Ventures Scholars Program.

Diversity Scholarship

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman

The Diversity Scholarship is available to entering students at the Adler School of Professional Psychology.

You must demonstrate a commitment to diversity as it relates to your interest in psychology in order to qualify for this award.

Priority is given to applicants who belong to ethnic, racial, religious, cultural, and sexual identity groups that have traditionally been underrepresented populations in the field of psychology.

Get more information on the Diversity Scholarship.

Diversity Out-of-State Tuition Waiver – University of Idaho

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman to 5th Year Graduate Students

The Diversity Out-of-State Tuition Waiver is open to students from diverse ethnic backgrounds attending the University of Idaho.

You must not be a resident of Idaho and have a minimum 2.0 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Diversity Out-of-State Tuition Waiver – University of Idaho.

Diversity Scholars Scholarship – University of Idaho

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman to 5th Year Graduate Students

The Diversity Scholars Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students from diverse ethnic backgrounds attending the University of Idaho.

Get more information on the Diversity Scholars Scholarship – University of Idaho.

AFSCME/UNCF Union Scholars Program

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Junior through College Senior

The AFSCME/ UNCF Union Scholars Program is available to students of color in the second semester of their sophomore or junior year.

You must have an interest in working for social and economic justice through the labor movement.

You must also have at least a 2.5 GPA and a valid driver’s license to be eligible for this 10-week summer program.

Get more information on the AFSCME/UNCF Union Scholars Program.

YMCA of Greater Rochester Enhancement of Diversity Scholarship

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomore through College Senior

The YMCA of Greater Rochester Enhancement of Diversity Scholarship is open to racial/ethnic minority students who have a strong interest in YMCA involvement.

You must be a full- or part-time matriculated student at an accredited college or university with a minimum of one semester completed.

You must also intern at least half-time (16-20 hours per week) at the YMCA during the school year and full-time during the summer, and have an interest in post-graduate career opportunities with the YMCA to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the YMCA of Greater Rochester Enhancement of Diversity Scholarship.

Mentorship for Environmental Scholars Program

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomore through College Senior

The Mentorship for Environmental Scholars Program is available to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are underrepresented in STEM and other related disciplines.

This internship is a 10-week hands-on research experience provided at a Department of Energy or Legacy Management site.

Get more information on the Mentorship for Environmental Scholars Program.

 The ACF Office of Family Assistance released several funding opportunity announcements for fatherhood and healthy marriage:

New Pathways for Fathers and Families

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2015-ACF-OFA-FK-0993
Current Closing Date: July 7, 2015

Responsible Fatherhood Opportunities for Reentry and Mobility

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2015-ACF-OFA-FO-0992
Current Closing Date: July 7, 2015

Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Grants

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2015-ACF-OFA-FM-0985
Current Closing Date: July 7, 2015

National Center for Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2015-ACF-OFA-FH-0990
Current Closing Date: July 7, 2015


 SAMHSA is a public health agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. www.samhsa.gov  •  1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727)

 


 

Other King County Community Grant Opportunities

(Grant guidelines change frequently, please contact the appropriate funding source prior to applying)

 

City of Seattle – Department of Neighborhoods
The Neighborhood Matching Fund provides money to groups for community-initiated projects that build community.  All projects must provide a public benefit, emphasize self-help, demonstrate community match, and occur within the City of Seattle.  Projects require a community match consisting of volunteer labor, cash, donated professional services or donated materials.

The Neighborhood Matching Fund supports projects in City of Seattle only.  Priority for outreach is to traditionally underserved populations including youth and immigrant/refugee populations.

Contact: Laurie Ames at 206-684-0320 or laurie.ames@seattle.gov

Kent Community Foundation
The Kent Community Foundation accepts proposals from local community groups and Kent schools each spring and fall for projects that promote or enhance the cultural arts or education.

Contact: 253-854-1770 or Info@KentCF.com

King County Organizing Program
The King County Community Organizing Program supports grassroots efforts by community members to act on solving their own problems – people pooling their resources to increase the quality of life for young people, families and the community at large.

The King County Community Organizing Program Mini-Grants support drug, alcohol and violence prevention activities. These funds have been made available through the Washington State Department of Commerce.

The average Mini-Grant is $250-$300 and there are limited funds available.

Contact: Laura Quinn at 206-263-8938 or laura.quinn@kingcounty.gov

Latino Community Fund
Latino Community Fund supports issues ranging from direct services to advocacy by Latino–led/Latino-accountable organizations. LCF supports organizations that conduct successful culturally relevant and linguistically appropriate services and efforts with and on behalf of Latinos in Washington. Nominations for grants come from community members and self nominations are also welcome.

Contact: 206-525-4801 ext. 25

Potlatch Fund
Potlatch Fund grants are open to any Tribe and Native nonprofit located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or Montana. Native groups, operating in their service area, may apply for funding as long as they are fiscally sponsored by a Tribe or Native nonprofit. Artists residing in their service area may apply to our Native Arts grant program as individuals.

Grants are made in the following areas:

Contact: Mary Kummer (Makah) at 206-624-6076 x 10 or mary@potlatchfund.org

Seattle Peoples Fund
Seattle Peoples Fund seeks to expand mutual understanding and respect between the many diverse cultures in the Seattle area and provides grants to assist communities in expressing and invigorating their cultural traditions, arts, languages, and in building relationships with wider mainstream audiences.

Grants are made within the Puget Sound region. Organizations that may not have access to traditional sources of funding receive prioritization.

Grant awards range from $500 to $3,000.

Contact: Aaliyah Gupta at 206-919-0142 or seattlepeoplesfund@gmail.com

Social Justice Fund
Social Justice Fund supports long-term social justice organizing, led by communities most affected by the issues.

Funding is available to marginalized communities—these are communities of color, immigrants, women, LGBTQ people, disabled, etc. located in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.

Grants range from $10,000 and $20,000 and both one-year and multi-year grants are awarded.

Contact: 206-624-4081 or info@socialjusticefund.org

 

Women’s Funding Alliance
WFA grants address root causes of issues disproportionately impacting women and girls in the Puget Sound region. Grants focus in the areas of access to health services and information, civic participation and leadership, economic opportunity, and freedom from violence.

Grants are available to organizations operating in the Puget Sound region of Washington State including organizations doing work with state-wide impact. Organizations providing both direct services and advocacy are eligible for grants.

Grants typically range from $7,500 to $25,000.

Contact: Sara Reyerson at 206-467-6733 or sara@wfalliance.org