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Seeking Brillance

As more people wake up to the power and potential of grassroots organizing led by women of color and transgender and gender-expansive people of color, Groundswell finds itself in a moment of growth!

We’re looking for talented, experienced individuals eager to join a collaborative team that’s working to organize resources to back up the brilliant leadership of our grantee partners.

We know it’s important that our staff have deep connections and experience with the diversity of people, organizations, and movements our work supports. As such, we especially seek applications from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, women, transgender, and gender-expansive people, and LGBQ folks.

Current Openings


The Controller’s role is to partner with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to ensure the fiscal integrity and financial compliance of Groundswell Fund and Groundswell Action Fund. The Controller is responsible for the timely and accurate entry of all financial transactions into the accounting systems and related schedules, managing all accounting activities, related consultants, and department systems with general supervision.

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Grants Manager

Groundswell Fund is seeking a full-time grants manager who will provide leadership in three key core areas:

1) ensuring Groundswell Fund has an efficient and compliant grants management system and process for all grantmaking portfolios;

2) conducting regular grants data analysis and metrics reports for internal and external uses; and

3) serving as the primary point of contact and lead implementer for Fluxx (our grantmaking database), ensuring system configurations and updates, managing help request tickets, and providing internal staff support.

This will be a new position within the organization and will collaborate across teams: Grantmaking, Capacity Building, Funder Organizing, and Finance.

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Human Resources Director

At Groundswell, we recognize the crucial roles that values-aligned human resources and organizational infrastructure building play in supporting a healthy organizational ecology.

Well-run human resources departments are vital toward achieving those efforts. The Human Resources (HR) Director will lead and manage all human resources functions for Groundswell and Groundswell Action Fund.

Accountable for Groundswell’s HR functions, the HR Director will serve as a key thought partner to the Interim Co-Executive Directors, Senior HR Manager, and senior management.

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