Volunteer & Operations Coordinator

The Volunteer & Operations Coordinator has a key role in stewarding Northwest Folklife’s community relations and operational success. Volunteer coordination responsibilities include the recruitment, management and retention of volunteers for Northwest Folklife’s programs, including the Northwest Folklife Festival, the Our Big Neighborhood  program, and the yearly Cultural Focus.  Overall, this role is key to providing an engaging and productive experience to current and potential participants.  This position supports the organization’s operations by welcoming patrons to the office, supporting streamlined office management and supporting event operations.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume as attachments to hiring(@) SUBJECT LINE: Volunteer & Operations Coordinator. Preference given to candidates who apply by January 9, 2020.


Contract Web Designer

Northwest Folklife will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2021. As we count down to this milestone year, we seek to reflect our growth as an organization, as well as a forward-looking vision through renewed online presence. We are looking for a partner to design and create a new website that highlights our community impact through our striking visual assets; seamlessly integrates multiple layers of program branding, and; provides flexible, mobile-friendly navigation, particularly for our event-based pages. We anticipate the need for Northwest Folklife staff to be able to make regular content updates.

Submissions of interest in proposal bids returned by Sunday, January 26, will be given priority. Please submit your proposal bid to april @ with the subject line “Website Proposal Bid - (Your Name).” Submissions will be open until the position is filled.