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Workforce Partnerships Manager

POSITION TYPE: Full-time, non-exempt

SALARY: $25-27 per hour DOE, plus benefits


WORK LOCATION: Eureka Chamber of Commerce/Redwood Coast Chamber Foundation, 612 G Street, Ste. 101, Eureka, CA 95501.


The Workforce Partnerships Manager is the lead for the Redwood Coast Chamber Foundation’s (RCCF) role in the Modern Youth Internship Academies (MYIA). MYIA is a program of the Blue Lake Rancheria Department of Education and strives to expand work-based learning opportunities, such as internships and job shadowing, for Native and other North Coast high school students. The role of RCCF in this initiative is to recruit and train partner businesses and nonprofits to host these high school students, providing them with real-life workplace experience. Programming will take place in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties. RCCF serves as the hub for these activities and will both conduct outreach in the Greater Eureka area, and sub-contract with 4-5 other Chambers of Commerce to carry them out in their respective service areas. The Workforce Partnerships Manager is responsible for maintaining all program-related relationships and ensuring program goals are met.

All Redwood Coast Chamber Foundation team members are employees of the Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce, assigned to carry out programming and activities within RCCF.


Managing the Work-Based Learning Initiative, in collaboration with Chamber team members and program partners from program design to program implementation

Recruiting businesses, nonprofits, and other workplaces to host work-based learning experiences for high school students, such as internships, job shadowing, and other activities, with a focus on recruiting BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veteran, Tribal, and female-owned businesses and organizations to ensure diversity in the internship offerings across specified Industry sectors

Serving as lead for the initiative with other Chambers of Commerce with whom RCCF has a contract for services, fostering their successful preparation for and execution of outreach to their memberships

Collaborating with the Blue Lake Rancheria Department of Education MIYA Project Manager

Representing RCCF at collaboration meetings with Blue Lake Rancheria, schools, business, and nonprofit groups, and others to ensure program continuity across service providers

Scheduling, coordinating logistics for, and leading training sessions with potential partner businesses and organizations on best practices related to successful work-based learning experiences for high school students

Development and conducting of expanded marketing efforts to meet or exceed program goals, including social media, website, email marketing, phone calls, and in-person conversations

Optimizing the program implementation process by managing timelines and deliverables using continuous improvement processes

Preparing, submitting, and tracking participation, needs assessments, and surveys

Ensuring all programs and projects are delivered with high quality and attention to timeliness of action, excellent communication both internally and externally, and management of resources

Draft reporting required by funders and RCCF leadership on a routine basis

Keep up to date on current work-based learning and career and technical education (CTE) trends and practices

Other duties as assigned



AA in education, business, public administration, communications, or other related field

Demonstrated ability in program management, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and successful community partnership building and executing meaningful projects

Strong understanding of and connection to both the education system, particularly at the high school level, as well as the business and nonprofit communities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with technical and non-technical audiences including small business owners, executives, managers, subject matter experts, and community members

Strong problem solving skills; detail-oriented, creative, practical

Team player with a positive, high-energy, hardworking aptitude

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and project implementation plans.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers, program partners, and the general public.


BA or advanced degree in education, business, public administration, communications, or other related field

Experience working with marginalized communities, with an understanding of the impacts of generational poverty and trauma with three years of experience desirable.


Access to reliable transportation to travel throughout the region

Some travel outside Eureka

Occasional evening or weekend hours


Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access

Google Suite

Social media, including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn

Other online and software tools including but not limited to Constant Contact, Survey Monkey, Canva

Customer relationship management (CRM) systems


The Redwood Coast Chamber Foundation (RCCF) fosters inclusive economic and community development for California’s North Coast. As a result of our work, local businesses, nonprofits, schools, and community members will have expanded access to experiences and programming designed to support regional economic growth and resilience. RCCF is an affiliate of the Greater Eureka Chamber, and partners with Chambers across the region.


The purpose of the Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce is to advance the economic vitality of our community by serving as a catalyst for business growth, a convener of leaders, a champion for development, and an advocate for a thriving place to work and live.

The Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, disability or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state or federal law. Employment decisions, subject to the legitimate business requirements of the Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce, are based solely on the individual’s qualifications, merit, behavior and performance.



Please provide the following information to apply:

• Resume

• Cover Letter

To Apply

•  Send your application materials to nancy@eurekachamber.com

•  Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2024 at 5pm


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