Employment & Volunteering
Please contact the executive director to schedule a meeting to explore volunteer or internship opportunities at the Community Foundation.
The Community Foundation is not currently seeking applicants for part time or full time temporary or regular employment.
The Community Foundation is able to achieve its mission and serve Tompkins County thanks to the generous contribution of volunteers’ time and expertise. Volunteers work within the context of the Community Foundation’s Certificate of Incorporation, Bylaws, and Policies and Procedures. Of particular importance are the Council of Foundations’ National Standards and the Community Foundation’s Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality policies. Please refer to these documents in the Policies & Documents page.
The Community Foundation is seeking individuals to be considered as candidates for the Board of Directors. Please refer to the Community Foundation Board Member Service Agreement and the Questionnaire Potential Board Members 2014-2016 Please contact the executive director at (607) 272-9333 to schedule a meeting to explore board services and other volunteer opportunities.
The Community Foundation is seeking individuals to volunteer. Opportunities include:
- Community volunteers on committees (one-year term, beginning January 1)
- Community volunteers on advisory committees for Field of Interest funds (one-year term, beginning January 1)
- Arts & Culture Fund
- Children & Youth Fund
- Crime Victims Fund
- Social Justice Fund
- Women’s Fund
- Office and reception tasks
- Grant cycle Review Team members
The Community Foundation is seeking individuals for internship placements. Please contact the executive director to schedule a meeting to explore internship requirements.