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Executive Service Corps of Washington, a program of 501 Commons

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Strong marketing and communication tactics are essential to building a robust community of stakeholders. Unfortunately, many nonprofit organizations lack the expertise and/or resources needed to communicate their missions strategically.

501 Commons provides high quality, affordable consulting, coaching and training services to nonprofits, schools, and public agencies thanks to a corps of skilled volunteers who generously share their time and talents. The Executive Service Corps, a program of 501 Commons, is dedicated to connecting the skills and expertise of volunteer consultants with organizations in need of planning and management consulting. As a marketing and communications consultant with 501 Commons you can support nonprofits by helping them:

  • Identify their target audiences
  • Hone in on their messaging
  • Develop strategies for effective delivery

As a Service Corp Member, you will:

  • Have access to our resource library and professional development workshops
  • Learn new skills applicable to personal and professional situations
  • Apply your background and expertise towards supporting the nonprofit community

While the requirements of each project vary, consultants typically work in pairs and serve approximately 10-12 hours per month each, over the course of 2-4 months. It is a great opportunity to make a difference at a fundamental level while also enhancing your own expertise.

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About Executive Service Corps of Washington, a program of 501 Commons


Pacific Tower, Suite 1101, 1200 12th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144, US

Mission Statement

We all rise when nonprofits thrive. 501 Commons serves nonprofits as experts, innovators, and partners. Our passion is to amplify the strengths of nonprofits--so people and communities flourish.


501 Commons was founded in 1989 as Executive Service Corps of Washington. In 2010, we changed our name to 501 Commons, reflecting a changing role and broader range of services.

Guiding Principle: Build on strengths

We build on the strengths of individual leaders and organizations.

  • We respect each nonprofit's unique culture and history.
  • We honor the expertise in your organization, as well as the expertise of our Service Corps members.
  • We customize our services to fit your needs.
  • We share best practices and collaborate with other service providers in order to better serve nonprofits.

We value - and practice - collaboration. In a sector that's always low on resources, collaboration can lead us to solving problems in new, more cost effective ways.

We believe that dialogue between nonprofits, philanthropy, government, and business is essential to tackling the serious problems that affect our people and our planet.

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We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple Service LocationsTacoma, WA 98402



  • People Skills
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Group Facilitation
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 21
  • 10-12 hours per month over 2-5 months
  • Must have some day time availability to meet with organizations

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