Career Opportunities

When their service ends, ours begins. The staff at Swords to Plowshares, many of whom are veterans themselves, are dedicated to helping veterans heal from the wounds of war, and preventing and ending homelessness and poverty among veterans. If you are passionate about giving back to the veterans in our community and want to work for a successful mission-driven community-based organization, we invite you to explore a career with Swords to Plowshares.

Swords to Plowshares is an equal opportunity employer. Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and LGBTQI individuals are also encouraged to apply. Please note that we will make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.


Current Positions Available

On-Call Program Monitor
Job Developer - East Bay
Maintenance Technician
Interim Floating Building Maintenance/Janitorial Lead
On-Call Program Monitor
Program Manager – Safe Haven
Assessment and Outreach Specialist, Special Projects

Employee Benefits

Swords to Plowshares pays 100% of all medical and dental premiums for full-time employees. Regular part-time employees may elect to enroll in plan coverage but will pay a pro-rated portion of the premium. We also offer an Employee Assistance Plan, Life, LTD and AD&D insurance at no cost to employees. Regular full-time and part-time employees accrue generous vacation and sick leaves along with 12 annual holidays. After a brief tenure, Swords to Plowshares will make quarterly deposits to an employee 403B retirement account.

We aspire to the following values:

Credibility

  • Communications are open and accessible
  • Competence in coordinating human and material resources
  • Integrity in carrying our vision and mission with consistency

Respect

  • Supporting professional development and showing appreciation
  • Collaboration with employees on relevant decisions
  • Caring for employees as individuals with personal lives

Fairness

  • Equity: balanced treatment for all in terms of rewards
  • Impartiality and absence of favoritism in hiring and promotions
  • Justice and lack of discrimination and process for appeals

Pride

  • In one’s personal job, and in individual contributions
  • In works produced by one’s program or unit
  • In Swords to Plowshares’ contribution to and standing in the community

Camaraderie

  • Ability to be oneself
  • Socially friendly and welcoming atmosphere
  • Sense of “family” or “team”