Careers

Why Safe Streets?

Safe Streets believes each of us can live in a safe and thriving neighborhood.

Safe Streets’ mission is to unite and inspire neighbors, youth, and businesses to build safe, healthy, and thriving communities.

Safe Streets mobilizes grassroots community change by motivating and inspiring action in the community, teaching leadership strategies so community members solve their own problems, assisting neighborhoods and youth to define their vision for change, and connecting people and organizations for success.

With Safe Streets, you can make an incredible difference in the Tacoma and Pierce County community.

Community Mobilization Specialist

A Community Mobilization Specialist works to mobilize members of the community to become active in forwarding efforts that improve the safety and quality of life of the community – especially those efforts that prevent and reduce incidents of substance abuse, criminal activity, and violence. This position will primarily focus on neighborhoods in Unincorporated Pierce County, including but not limited to Eastern Pierce County, Parkland, Midland, and Spanaway.

Please submit a cover letter, current resume, and three professional references to campaign@safest.org with the subject line “COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION SPECIALIST.” The position will remain open until filled.

Development Director

In this position, the Development Director is a key member of the agency leadership team, coordinating efforts to secure financial support for Safe Street’s mission and vision.  This role implements all functions related to resource development of the organization.  The Director works to meet fundraising objectives, including coordinating with senior leaders and board members regarding major gifts, foundation grant submission, planning virtual and in-person events, overseeing and maintaining a database, and executing donor communication. The Director will research and identify potential donors and develop cultivation and stewardship of potential donors.

Please submit a cover letter, current resume, and three professional references to campaign@safest.org with the subject line “DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR.” The position will remain open until filled.