Opportunities at the Foundation

If you're on this page that means you have an interest in joining our team, so thank you for your interest in serving DeKalb County.

At the DeKalb County Community Foundation, we are a small team of professionals who love our community and love what we do. Who we are and what we represent are clearly defined in our mission, vision, and core values. As our team continues to grow, so does our reach and ability to better serve the community that we live in.

About the Community Foundation

Since 1993 the DeKalb County Community Foundation has successfully partnered with philanthropists to benefit organizations and communities throughout DeKalb County. Managing over $65 million in charitable assets and distributing over $3 million a year in grants and scholarships, we connect people who care with causes that matter and strive to enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County. The Foundation operates out of the historic Sycamore Train Depot, employs 8 full-time and 1 part-time staff, and is governed by 19 volunteer Board members fulfilling its mission.

Nondiscrimination Policy - Employment

The DeKalb County Community Foundation follows an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex and gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, pregnancy, veteran status, military obligations, marital or parental status, political affiliation, or any other improper criterion. This policy applies to hiring, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, and terminations.

Available Position

The following position was posted with a deadline of 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 19, 2021. If you have an interest in applying past deadline, please contact careers@dekalbccf.org.

- Administrative Assistant -

You are organized and love helping others stay organized. You are helpful and friendly, and love greeting and assisting people in person and on the phone. You are detail oriented and like working with databases and numbers. If you are excited about the possibility of doing all of these things in a place where you know you’ll be making a difference and helping to improve the quality of life in DeKalb County, then apply for our Administrative Assistant position.

Administrative Assistant Job Description - Full Time >
  • Administrative Assistant base salary range: $40,000 - $42,500/year depending on experience.
  • Administrative Assistant benefits include: Paid time off, company matched retirement contributions, and a very rewarding work experience. Please note that the Foundation does not provide or sponsor a health insurance plan for employees or their dependents. However, the Foundation does offer alternate compensation to eligible full-time regular employees in lieu of a health insurance plan. This benefit is effective upon hiring (and prorated), available without restriction to all eligible employees, and is given as additional salary/wages (taxable income) to employees above their base salary.
How To Apply

To apply, e-mail a formal cover letter and resume to:

  • Administrative Assistant Hiring Committee
  • DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Email: careers@dekalbccf.org
  • Submissions will not be considered without a formal cover letter. Applications are accepted through 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 19, 2021. No phone inquiries please.

Available Position

The following position was posted with a deadline of 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 19, 2021. If you have an interest in applying past deadline, please contact careers@dekalbccf.org.

- DCNP Manager -

You love making an impact, can simultaneously manage multiple projects, and are interested in sector-level work. You never lose sight of the big picture even while focusing on the details. You believe in the importance of the nonprofit sector and are eager to work with a wide-variety of organizations and stakeholders. Relationship building, communications, and detail-oriented project management are strengths of yours. If this describes you, then you may be interested in applying for our DCNP Manager position.

DCNP Manager Job Description - Full Time >
  • DCNP Manager base salary range: $47,500 - $50,000/year depending on experience.
  • DCNP Manager benefits include: Paid time off, company matched retirement contributions, and a very rewarding work experience. Please note that the Foundation does not provide or sponsor a health insurance plan for employees or their dependents. However, the Foundation does offer alternate compensation to eligible full-time regular employees in lieu of a health insurance plan. This benefit is effective upon hiring (and prorated), available without restriction to all eligible employees, and is given as additional salary/wages (taxable income) to employees above their base salary.
How To Apply

To apply, e-mail a formal cover letter and resume to:

  • DCNP Manager Hiring Committee
  • DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Email: careers@dekalbccf.org
  • Submissions will not be considered without a formal cover letter. Applications are accepted through 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 19, 2021. No phone inquiries please.