Development and Communications
Communications Manager

Groundwork USA seeks to hire a Communications Manager to lead outreach and storytelling efforts across our growing technical assistance and grantmaking programs. This role will lead our communications effort as part of multiple ambitious federally funded grantmaking and technical assistance programs that support environmental, climate, and water justice practitioners. Our programs have a national reach but a focus on EPA regions 1, 2, and 3.


Groundwork Ohio River Valley – Cincinnati, OH

Executive Director

GWORV is seeking candidates for the Executive Director (ED) position. Given the dynamic nature of GWORV, this individual will be responsible for vision setting and fundraising for the organization. This position will work closely with the Senior Program Director, Operations Director, Accountant, and Board of Directors to develop program goals, long-term strategy and fundraising. The ED will oversee all programs with support from staff, Board and partners. Groundwork thrives on partnerships. Relationships with local, regional, and national stakeholders are paramount to this position.

Groundwork Denver – Denver, CO
Finance Director

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance Director will provide financial oversight for the organization and be responsible for the entire range of financial management, from daily operations to high-level management.  The current annual budget of the organization is approximately $2 million. This position is responsible for performing all accounting, financial processing, reporting, and related data management functions. This includes system administration, management, and maintenance of all Quickbooks Desktop functions: accounts reconciliation; AP/AR management; payroll management; annual audit preparation; contract and budget management, tracking, and forecasting; preparing and submitting reimbursable grant invoices; and all other critical fiscal management responsibilities. The spectrum of accounting duties is wide and not fully listed in this job description. Applications close June 14, 2024.


Comprehensive Medical Insurance

We offer 80% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for all employees, including plans for individuals, spouses, and families to ensure that you and your loved ones are covered. We also provide life insurance and short and long-term disability insurance at no cost to our staff.



Professional Development 

We want all of our employees to grow personally and professionally at Groundwork USA, so we provide funding for staff members to take advantage of opportunities to help them reach their goals.

Retirement Savings

We provide a 5% employer match for your 403(b) retirement account to help you save for your future.






Virtual Office Stipend

We provide monthly stipends to help all staff members create the office space they want and need to work from home effectively.

Sustainable Vacation Time

We believe that we do our best work when we have the time we need to live our lives outside of it. Our generous vacation policy requires employees to take at least a minimum of 4 weeks of paid time off annually. In addition to sustainable vacation, we offer paid time off for 12 holidays, 15 wellness days, family leave, bereavement leave, and statutory time off. The office is also closed during the last week of the year!


Public Loan Forgiveness

Groundwork USA is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer. Employees may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of public-sector service.

Groundwork USA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining and growing a diverse team, and an anti-racist organization committed to doing business in keeping with core values of relevance, equity, diversity, and inclusion.