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Information Technology and Security Community Volunteer

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Purpose and Goal: implement measures to protect the Foundation’s sensitive and mission-critical data, staying one step ahead of cyber attackers with innovative solutions to prevent critical information from being stolen, damaged or compromised by hackers.

The Finance Committee reviews all financial statements and reports on financial activity to the full board. To help the board fulfill its oversight function, it is important for the Board Treasurer and the Finance Committee to present the information in as clear and concise a manner as possible.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Risk assessment - identifying problems the Foundation might face
  • Vulnerability assessment - determining the Foundations’ weaknesses
  • Defense planning - installing protections, such as firewalls and data encryption program
  • Create plans to prevent any malicious or inadvertent use of data, create plans for emergency use, train users on security measures, and monitor access to data
  • Ensure that systems are working as designed by making changes, applying patches and setting up new admin users
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance of policies to protect the Foundation’s data from being inappropriately accessed or used


  • Logical, efficient, orderly, and highly organized
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • Experience in information security or related field.
  • Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques.
  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
  • Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to take on occasional security-related special projects

12 More opportunities with MORNING STAR FOUNDATION



510 W Riverside Ave, Ste 201, SPOKANE, WA 99201, US

Mission Statement

The Morning Star Foundation is committed to transforming our community’s vulnerable youth into healthy, confident and productive adults by strategically supporting programs that provide residential and foster care, wrap-around services, education, and learning through play, art, and outdoor immersion.


Our Mission is Simple
We Believe in Kids.
We Believe in Our Community.
We support programs that are transforming the lives of our community’s most vulnerable youth.

Measurable Impact
We believe that success should be measured by the lives that have been changed. That’s a difficult thing to quantify, so we’ve put together a few statistics for you. With the support of our generous donors, we’ve supported over 725 kids, and that’s just the start!

  • 125,000 hours of around the clock care for boys experiencing trauma
    550 hours of tutoring services for foster kids who have fallen behind
    450 Title One students engaged in land conservation education activities
    26 previously homeless children placed in early childhood education programs
Children & Youth
Computers & Technology


We'll work with your schedule.


510 W Riverside, Ste 201Spokane, WA 99201



  • Database Administration
  • Google Apps
  • IT Consulting
  • Security / Network Administration
  • Salesforce
  • Analytics




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time to dedicate to this professional volunteer opportunity (up to 10 hours per month) Commitment to take on occasional IT and security-related projects as needed Commitment to attend regular meetings
  • Orientation and Training: Read the Morning Star Foundation by-laws, Morning Star Foundation Articles of Incorporation If interested, please submit your resume to julie.webster@morningstar-foundation.org.

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