Careers 2017-07-10T15:34:50+00:00


Trailhead Institute truly is a place like no other.  Every day, we put our expertise, energy, ideas and passion to work to make a real difference in the health of our communities and the environment. If this sounds like the kind of place you’d like to build your career, we invite you to explore our current job openings. We’ll continue to post new positions as they become available, so be sure to check back often.

Current openings

Contracts Administrator

The Contracts Administrator will serve as a member of the operations and administration team. In collaboration with the Chief Operating Officer, this position will manage operational and program contracting and compliance performance, as well as risk management, and compliance with established legal practices for Trailhead Institute. This position is responsible for preparing, examining, analyzing, negotiating, and revising contracts that come into and out of the organization.

For a full job description, please click here.

Finance Coordinator

The Finance Coordinator is a coordinator level position reporting to the Chief Finance Officer (CFO). In collaboration with the CFO, the Finance Manager, the Senior Staff Accountant and the rest of the finance team, the Finance Coordinator will implement the strategic vision of the finance department specifically and Trailhead Institute generally. This position’s overall responsibility is to execute program finance organizational strategies which includes supporting financial statement reporting, budget monitoring, contract review, ad-hoc reporting, and audits.

The Finance Coordinator will partner with the Finance Manager to implement all Uniform Guidance Principles financial record keeping and reporting. The Finance Coordinator will implement all financial systems and transactions in accordance with Uniform Guidance Principles and all other relevant or required Federal, State and Local regulatory requirements.

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Program Director

This director level position will serve as a member of the Community Engagement Programs team reporting to the Chief Programs Officer (CPO). In collaboration with the CPO, other Program Directors and the entire Community Engagement Programs team the Program Director will develop, articulate and implement the strategic vision and leadership of the Community Engagement Program department specifically and Trailhead Institute generally. This position’s overall responsibility is to develop and further the work of cross-sector workforces and engagement development as well as develop and direct the evaluation of Community Engagement programs. In addition to specific program work, this position will work collaboratively with the CPO and other Program Director to assure the continued success of the Community Engagement programs through development activities such as proposal development.

For a full job description, please click here.

We also often house interns and volunteers. If that sounds like something you are interested in, send an email to