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The Packard Foundation is dedicated to working with people and communities to create enduring solutions for just societies and a healthy, resilient natural world. Guided by our values, we think big and serve with integrity.


Our recruitment process is driven by a mission to find candidates who can make a deep and positive impact. We actively seek individuals who exhibit the potential to elevate the Foundation’s effectiveness in meaningful and transformative ways, while upholding the highest standards of integrity.

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“We’re intentional about targeting the right learning experiences to serve as the catalyst for staff growth and development.”

Ahmad Wright Director, Diversity, Equity, and Learning and Development


“Our team is a well-oiled machine but not so well-oiled that we aren’t open to trying new things. We embrace risk and innovative ideas. I love that!”

Meg Caldwell
Director, Ocean



“People are always willing to chip in to get the job done. This requires a lower ego mentality, a focus on being mission-oriented.”

Bryan Chiou
Manager, Investments



“We approach our relationships and our work with humility and a desire to learn. We ask ourselves if we are doing the right thing, having the desired impact, and look for ways to get better at what we are doing.”

Meera Mani
Vice President, Families and Communities

Current Openings

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Frequently Asked Questions

I am a strong candidate for multiple posted positions — can I apply to more than one role?

Yes, your applications will be reviewed and considered for any role you apply to.

Yes, we may still review your application after the first review date has passed.

Please submit your application through the portal by clicking the “Apply Now” button or follow the “how to apply” instructions in the job posting. Only applicants submitted through the proper channels will be considered. Do not reach out to the hiring manager. Please contact [email protected] with any questions or referrals.

Due to our Hybrid Work Policy, employees are expected to work onsite Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and twice per year during our Hometown Weeks.

Our interviews are based on the job description and competencies for the position. Carefully review the posting alongside your past experiences to develop your narrative relative to the position you are interviewing for.

Once you submit your application, you will receive an email confirmation notifying you that your application has been received. You will be contacted if you are selected to advance to the next stage of the recruiting process. You will be later contacted if you are not selected to move forward in the process.

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at [email protected].