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Seeking Brilliance

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


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.

Job description and application instructions


Groundswell’s Integrated Voter Engagement (IVE) Program supports organizations with a deep investment of resources to engage under-represented constituencies in grassroots organizing, policy advocacy, systems change, and the democratic process in an ongoing, non-partisan way, within and beyond election cycles.

The IVE Program Co-Manager (IVE Co-PM) is responsible for co-leading the oversight and implementation of Groundswell’s Integrated Voter Engagement program alongside its counterpart, another IVE PM. The PMs will develop and manage strategic annual work plans and budgets and make grant recommendations.

Deadline to apply: February 10th, 2023

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The Program Officer, Birth Justice Fund, is responsible for supporting Groundswell’s Birth Justice Fund.

Groundswell’s Birth Justice Fund (BJF) aims to eliminate disparities in family-building, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum outcomes and experiences of communities of color, low-income communities, young people, and queer and transgender people by expanding access to culturally-matched midwifery and doula care.

Working closely with the Senior Director of Grantmaking, Program Associate, Senior Grants Manager, Birth Justice Fund Advisory Committee, and other key staff members, the Program Officer contributes to the design and implementation of Birth Justice Fund grantmaking strategy, capacity building, evaluation, communications, and funder organizing.

This includes taking a leadership role in being a spokesperson and fundraising for this fund.

Deadline to apply: February 10th, 2023

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