Job Openings

We are growing! Join our dedicated team, working together to improve young lives throughout the Mid-Columbia and build our region’s future workforce! We want you to grow, be challenged, and have fun while performing duties that have a profound impact and create a sense of accomplishment and purpose. 

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The STEM Foundation is looking for an enterprising individual who is seeking a new adventure, leading fundraising and community engagement efforts to build a growing organization.  You will find this position encourages your creativity and brings autonomy and meaning to your efforts!



Monday – Thursday, core hours 9am – 3pm, and available to work occasional non-core hours when needed, including occasional evening or early-morning meetings or programs. 


Job duties may include: 

  • Developing fundraising programs and donor stewardship opportunities
  • Recruit volunteers and sponsors
  • Create and manage a wide variety of projects to support the advancement of new STEM education initiatives, including social media, website, articles, and ads
  • Oversee innovative STEM events and activities in coordination with management
  • Participate in special projects as assigned
  • Develop strategic partnerships and manage innovative programs that leverage resources and create opportunities for students
  • Changes to the position description may be made at the discretion of the employer or to best engage the unique talents and interests of the employee
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Demonstrated portfolio/samples of successful communications projects – developed with minimal supervision or support
  • Executive level writing, editing and proof-reading skills
  • Detail-oriented, ability to plan and prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and use professional judgment
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with internal and external contacts
  • Recommendations that confirm dependability, time management, accuracy and quality work
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office and teleconferencing platforms, including Zoom and Teams
  • WSP background clearance
  • Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Degree and a minimum of three – five years of related work or volunteer experience strongly preferred


Physical Demands:

The position requires physical effort as a part of the essential functions. This includes seeing, hearing, writing, walking, standing, bending, prolonged periods of sitting, exposure to repetitive motion, lifting and moving objects, climbing stairs, walking, reaching, and occasional lifting up to 25 pounds and carrying of lightweight materials.


Work Environment:

The workplace is the usual and customary office environment. Some activities are accomplished outside of the office.



Contingency of Employment:

  1. Acceptable criminal history background and reference check.
  2. Acceptable driving record.
  3. Must have a personal vehicle.
  4. Must provide proof of insurance on personal vehicle.



$19 to $29/hour DOQ (no benefits at this time)

Location: In office (Richland, WA)


The STEM Foundation does not discriminate against any person with regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements.


Please forward resume, cover letter (that includes volunteer experience), and salary requirements to  No phone calls, please. Due to time constraints, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.