For nonprofits

The Northwest’s nonprofit organizations loyally serve the needs in our community and beyond, so they deserve to hire the best, too.

That’s why Big Wave offers its top-tier HR recruitment services to nonprofits at a reduced rate. And matches people with purpose, so they’re deeply dedicated to advancing your mission.  

Everyone should have equal access to life’s necessities and opportunities.”

 –Big Wave Founder Chris Englin

Big Wave has contributed pro bono services and/or donated to worthy organizations including:

"[Chris's candidate] was the perfect find! Senior leadership all love her. She is doing such a great job. I'm so impressed with what she has implemented and done in such a short amount of time."
Olivia Mitchell
Former Vice President of Human Resources, Pioneer Human Services
“I was delighted to work with Chris Englin to find an HR Director to lead our human resource function and complete multiple initiatives to make Treehouse a Best Place to Work, rooted in racial equity, emotional intelligence, and trauma-informed practices. Chris listened carefully to understand the technical and cultural elements critical for this hire, and helped us select a truly remarkable professional who is an exceptional match for our current needs. I am beyond grateful!”
Janis Avery
Former Treehouse CEO

The Big Wave Ripple Effect

We’re dedicated to supporting our community, our Ohana—in the language of the water,
our family beyond “blood” relatives:

of every full-time placement fee is invested back into our community to help fund housing, food insecurity, education, and youth programs

Pro-bono and reduced-fee searches for nonprofits