Taos Community Foundation

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Taos Community Foundation is hiring!

Taos Community Foundation (TCF) is a successful, growing foundation in Taos, New Mexico. Since 1994, we have granted more than $20 million dollars to nonprofit organizations throughout our community and currently grant more than $2.5 million annually.

TCF secures permanent and growing assets for the area’s changing needs, serving as the perpetual community endowment, funding projects, programs and scholarships that benefit education, the arts, and human needs in the greater Taos area. TCF provides donors a wide variety of tax-deductible options to participate in the development of our community.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Director of Operations - (Full Time, Exempt)

Taos Community Foundation is hiring a Director of Operations.


The Director of Operations performs a variety of professional managerial and complex administrative duties related to developing, implementing, enhancing, and monitoring the Foundation’s operational activities to ensure proactive and continuous quality improvement and performance. Assumes responsibility for the core operations of the Foundation, including systems and process improvement, reporting and impact tracking, grants management, and business operations, including finance, minimal Human Resources (HR), and Information Technology (IT).

To view the full job description, click here.

Date Posted: 5/22/2024
Open Until Filled
Type: Full-Time, Exempt
Industry: Community Foundation, Non-Profit
On-Site, Taos, NM.
Salary: $73,500.00/Annually (Dependent on education and experience)

Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from college with a bachelor’s degree in finance, information technology, public administration, business administration or a closely related field.

  • (5) years of progressively responsible experience performing above or related duties directly related to foundation or philanthropic, non-profit management and operations.


  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of regulations governing Community Foundation operations; Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Gmail, Google Drive and Google Calendar, databases, and research methods. Considerable knowledge of computer technologies and related software applications; principles of organizational design and supervision; contract law.

  • Considerable skill in the art of diplomacy and cooperative problem solving; leadership and organizational behavior management; in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with State, Federal, and other local officials, colleagues, and agency customers; in the operation of basic office equipment; technical writing; budgeting and forecasting.

  • Ability to work well and collaboratively with others; understand and interpret complex laws, rules, regulations, policies, and guidelines; direct the work of others; plan, organize, and direct, through subordinate staff, the efficient, effective delivery of agency programs, services and functions; develop operating policies and procedures; analyze and resolve problems arising from agency programs, services and functions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; implement cooperative problem-solving processes; operate personal computer and various software applications; learn new skills and programs (e.g.: donor management systems such as Community Suite) and others.

Are you interested in volunteering?

The Taos Volunteer Hub is a public Facebook Group created to foster connections between individual volunteers and charitable organizations and projects.

Click here to apply for the Taos Volunteer Hub on Facebook.

Call or email the Foundation to discuss other volunteer opportunities.

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