JOB OPENING | LISC Program Officer

LISC is a very important national organization in San Diego that works on affordable housing and community development. 
The job is posted and linked below.

http://www.nonprofitjobs.org/job_detail.php?jid=13480&utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

Program Officer
Local Initiatives Support Corporation ¡V San Diego
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a community development intermediary, has a history of providing financial and technical assistance to community-based organizations and public entities focused on the redevelopment of urban neighborhoods and rural communities. The organization works in communities throughout the nation to assist in the development of affordable multi-family and senior housing, homeownership opportunities, commercial enterprises, education, childcare, community facilities and various community-building programs. LISC works with its partners to make communities good places to work, do business and raise children. For more information about LISC visit www.lisc.org.
LISC San Diego has been active in the region since 1991 and seeks an individual, with a passion for strengthening communities through effective and thoughtful investment, grant making and related activities. It invites people to apply who have experience working with diverse populations and who possess general expertise in community development, including human capital development, economic development, real estate development and community programming. LISC San Diego is engaged in LISC¡¦s Building Sustainable Communities (BSC) Initiative, through our Neighborhoods First program, which implements a comprehensive, intensive, community development investment strategy in two neighborhoods focused on improving the quality of life of residents. The Program Officer will help in successfully executing a holistic, neighborhood-driven approach to community transformation that ensures both people and places prosper. The position reports to the LISC San Diego Executive Director. For more information about LISC San Diego visit http://www.lisc.org/san_diego/
JOB DESCRIPTION
LISC San Diego seeks a Program Officer to provide strategic and implementation support for its BSC Initiative, managing and expanding its Family Income and Wealth Building program, support the advancement of our Economic Development/Commercial Corridor Revitalization program, and provide strategic support to our local office Lending Program priorities. The individual hired to fill this position will be expected to provide financial and technical assistance to neighborhood partner organizations; strengthen partnerships among community-based organizations, anchor institutions, and other corporate, civic and public sector organizations; build and maintain consensus among different constituencies; and advocate for policy and system innovations. 
SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
. Coordinate and oversee performance of the Financial Opportunities Centers (FOC) network, including developing and maintaining detailed knowledge of the various organizations and stakeholders involved in the FOC network, providing programmatic design and management of build-out programs that include an Occupational Skills Initiatives and Financial Products Program, technical assistance related to the utilization of program tracking software (Efforts to Outcome), and the identification of best practices related to FOCs.
. Implement and expand commercial corridor revitalization efforts in key neighborhood districts. Work with community organizations to connect businesses to technical assistance and financing, share best practices and facilitate business owners¡¦ participation.
. Provide additional support to activities related to real estate lending as needed.
. Provide oversight and management with various federal and private funding sources ¡V responsibilities will include but not limited to grants and contract management, such as financial audits and reviews, preparing, monitoring, and tracking contractual outcome obligations, and submission of grantee reports to multiple funding partners in a timely manner. 
. Identify prospective funding opportunities and prepare funding proposals, applications, reports, presentations, and tours as required by funders, investors, LISC National and others.
. Develop a solid and respectful working relationship with the neighborhood partner organizations and grantees. Maintain an in-depth knowledge of their organizational conditions, programs and projects. 
. Identify and sustain good working relationships with local governmental agencies that are positioned to assist and support LISC¡¦s work.
. Provide technical assistance to neighborhood partner organizations and other program participants to ensure effective implementation of programs, as well as work closely with LISC National programs and departments to provide additional technical assistance and resources to local partners as necessary.
. Prepare and manage program budgets, in consultation with the Executive Director and staff. Assume responsibility for special projects and other assignments, as needed.
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JOB OPENING | City Heights Prep

City Heights Prep has two part time positions open.
Assistant to Program Director of After School Program.  We have an active after school program on our campus, and it’s growing!  We need someone to assist our program director.  This job is direct supervision of 20+ students as they participate in a variety of after school activities (art, music, yoga, etc.)  This position requires a passion for, and some prior experience, working with adolescents/teenagers; hours are 3:15 to 6:30, Monday through Friday.
Admissions and Office Clerk.  This position assists in our front office and includes a wide variety of general office support, as well as tasks associated with daily, weekly, and monthly attendance reporting.  This position also schedules and conducts enrollment meetings with parents and new students.  It requires some prior experience in office/administrative positions and conversational Spanish.  This position is 25-30 hours per week.
About City Heights Prep
Our mission is to provide an excellent neighborhood based and college preparatory education for middle and high school students in City Heights.  It is our vision to see City Heights Prep graduates succeed in the college or university of their choice and poised to become community leaders who work for positive change in City Heights and beyond.
We currently have 65 students in grades 6 and 7, and we’ll have 6th through 8th grades starting in September.  Our students reflect the diverse demographics of City Heights; many families are immigrants or refugees, and some of our students are English language learners.  All of them qualify for free breakfast and lunch.

Job Announcement: Interpreter

International Rescue Committee San Diego: Interpreter

Location: San Diego, CA

If anyone knows graduated students or community members that are FLUENT in English and other language (Amharic, Arabic, Karen, Nepalese, Swahili, Farsi, French, Spanish, or other refugee languages) IRC is looking to hire interpreters for regularly scheduled trainings and in the classroom.

Scope:

Under the supervision of the Finance and Operations Coordinator, the Interpreter will provide interpretation to IRC San Diego clients who possess limited proficiency in English.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide interpretation in Amharic, Arabic, Karen, Nepalese, Swahili, Farsi, French, Spanish, or other refugee languages during regularly scheduled trainings and in the classroom,
  • Provide one-on-one technical assistance sessions to eligible participants with limited English proficiency
  • Provide clerical support and assist participants to complete basic forms
  • Support training staff with outreach efforts
  • Assist training staff with other tasks as assigned

Requirements:

Skills and Abilities: Fluency in English and at least one of the following languages required: Amharic, Arabic, Karen, Nepalese, Swahili, Farsi, French, Spanish or other refugee languages
Education:  Education in linguistics or related field and/or evidence of training in interpretation techniques strongly desired
Experience: Prior experience providing interpretive services strongly desired
Other: Must be a team player. Some local travel required (must have valid CA Driver License and automobile insurance).

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Internship: Occupational Health

This is a great program that is seeking potential host organizations in San Diego that work on workplace rights. The organization would get 2 paid interns this summer. This program is also seeking 2 interns to fill these positions. 

Do you know any potential host organizations in the San Diego area that can host 2 interns to work on a workplace rights project? (see attachment)

Do you know any professors and under/grad students in the San Diego area that may be interested in applying for this paid internship this summer?  (see below flyer)

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Job Announcement: Dream Summer Coordinator

UCLA LABOR CENTER: Dream Summer Coordinator

Location: Downtown, Los Angeles UCLA Labor Center
Apply: http://www.labor.ucla.edu

The UCLA Labor Center is seeking two full-time and/or part-time Dream Summer coordinator positions. 

General Description

The UCLA Labor Center’s Dream Resource Center believes that all young people deserve the right to learn, be healthy, and pursue their dreams – regardless of immigration status. Every day we cultivate and promote immigrant youth leadership nationwide. Since its founding, the center has emerged as a national source for innovative research, education, and policy on immigration issues. Our work is critical to ensure immigrant youth continue to be at the forefront of the national conversations that directly impact their lives and families.

Dream Summer is a program of the Dream Resource Center. The program provides internship, leadership, and scholarship opportunities to immigrant youth across the country. Dream Summer is going into its fourth year. It has provided close to 350 internship placements to immigrant youth and raised $1.7 million in scholarships.

Essential Functions

The UCLA Labor Center’s Dream Resource Center believes that all young people deserve the right to learn, be healthy, and pursue their dreams – regardless of immigration status. Every day we cultivate and promote immigrant youth leadership nationwide. Since its founding, the center has emerged as a national source for innovative research, education, and policy on immigration issues. Our work is critical to ensure immigrant youth continue to be at the forefront of the national conversations that directly impact their lives and families.

Dream Summer is a program of the Dream Resource Center. The program provides internship, leadership, and scholarship opportunities to immigrant youth across the country. Dream Summer is going into its fourth year. It has provided close to 350 internship placements to immigrant youth and raised $1.7 million in scholarships.

Job Summary:

The UCLA Labor Center is seeking two full-time and/or part-time Dream Summer coordinator positions. The Dream Summer coordinator plans, coordinates, and implements the UCLA Labor Center’s Dream Summer program, a national leadership development and internship program for immigrant youth. The coordinator is responsible for organization and student outreach; budgeting and oversight of related clerical/administrative details; developing curriculum and event planning for orientation and closing retreats; program facilitation, evaluation, and reporting.

The Dream Summer coordinator also conducts education and outreach to immigrant student networks nationwide through public speaking and social and traditional media, develops relationships with funders, and supports in the drafting of funding proposals and narrative reports for funders, partners, and stakeholders. The coordinator is part of the larger Dream Resource Center team, and supports where possible with the coordination and implementation of related activities. The position is based at the Downtown Labor Center in Los Angeles, California.

Core Functions and Duties:

Research, Project Planning, and Implementation:

  • Research on immigrant student demographics and organizations that provide assistance to immigrant students
  • Implement and plan regular DRC research, leadership, education, and training workshops and conferences
  • Develop and present ideas for new programs based on consultation with constituency groups, research, and analysis of community needs
  • Plan and develop new programs, including determining subject matter content and need, in conjunction with planning teams made up of Project Directors, administrative staff, community leaders, organizers, and students.
  • Facilitate program planning teams made up of Project Directors, administrative staff, and partners.
  • Develop and participate in evaluation of the program, facilitators, and instructors;recommend changes to the program based on knowledge of participants and evaluation of previous programs.
  • Coordinate student internships and placements
  • Train and supervise interns and volunteers, including delegating responsibility and evaluating performance.
  • Develop workshop and conference materials for reproduction and distribution.
  • Manage logistical aspects of project meetings, workshops, and conferences, including planning, event management, and contact/liaison for participants and planners.
  • Coordinate site logistics with UCLA Downtown Labor Center administrative staff, including room arrangement, set-up and audiovisual requirements
  • Develop project budgets; insure that projects remain within budgets

Public Outreach and Fund-raising:

  • Represent the DRC at workshops, conferences, classes, and events
  • Outreach to immigrant students and allies nationwide
  • Network nationally with organizations that provide assistance to immigrant students
  • Participate in public speaking on immigrant youth issues to students, faculty, community groups, and elected officials
  • Conduct traditional media outreach
  • Design and implement social media outreach and educational campaigns
  • Develop and coordinate plans for program promotion
  • Manage development and distribution of DRC outreach materials
  • Outreach to funders for DRC programs; function as liaison with funder contacts
  • Support the development of grant applications, letters of intent, concept papers, and narrative reports for funders.
  • Support the development and implementation of fundraising efforts through individual donors and partner organizations.

Qualifications:

  • Proven systematic organizational skills to a) work independently with minimal supervision, b) determine workload priorities and tasks to complete work in a timely manner, and c) identify and resolve problems.
  • Interpersonal skills to interact sensitively and to establish and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, students, community members, workers, outside organization officials and staff from diverse social, cultural, and educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative team working relationships with other staff, the university, and the community.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Public speaking skills and experience
  • Experience and skills in social media
  • Knowledge of and experience with immigrant youth issues
  • Knowledge of and experience with participatory education techniques. (Preferred)
  • Fluent bilingual English/Spanish skills, including oral interpretation and written translation. (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of and experience in administrative processes (Preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in related subject

The UCLA Labor Center’s Dream Resource Center believes that all young people deserve the right to learn, be healthy, and pursue their dreams – regardless of immigration status. Every day we cultivate and promote immigrant youth leadership nationwide. Since its founding, the center has emerged as a national source for innovative research, education, and policy on immigration issues. Our work is critical to ensure immigrant youth continue to be at the forefront of the national conversations that directly impact their lives and families.

Dream Summer is a program of the Dream Resource Center. The program provides internship, leadership, and scholarship opportunities to immigrant youth across the country. Dream Summer is going into its fourth year. It has provided close to 350 internship placements to immigrant youth and raised $1.7 million in scholarships.

Application Information:

Position is open immediately until filled. Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and two references via e-mail to: dreamresourcecenter@gmail.com. Please put “Dream Summer Coordinator” in the subject line.

Job Posting: Agency Development Coordinator

Harmonium: Agency Development Coordinator

Location: 9245 Activity Road, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92126
Apply: http://www.harmoniumsd.org/employment.

General Description
The primary responsibility of this position is to cultivate and nurture external relationships that contribute to Agency fiscal solvency through donations, grants, and fundraising. This position is responsible for developing innovative and strategic approaches to engage community groups, businesses and corporations. The Agency Development Coordinator will also be responsible for assisting with internal communication to Harmonium staff. This position is responsible for developing effective agency branding and promotion to support Harmonium’s mission and vision. The Coordinator will recruit and supervise volunteers to assist with Agency projects as needed.

Essential Functions
Communication:

  • Build external relationships that lead to partnerships and philanthropic opportunities
  • Work closely with Harmonium staff and those served to promote projects, assess needs and develop contacts
  • Build/nurture community and business relationships that lead to a viable pool of volunteers and resources
  • Actively participate in community committees, events, and forums to encourage charitable giving.
  • Review program promotional materials to ensure consistency with Agency communication and branding standards
  • Assist with the development of Agency materials including the annual report

Agency Leadership:

  • Create strategies for agency branding and promotion in collaboration with management
  • Provide updates to the Agency regarding existing projects, and potential partnerships and opportunities
  • Identify and participate Agency grant writing efforts and participate in contract development of programs

Job Complexity:

  • Small volunteer projects management/non-facilities projects
  • Work side-by-side with the Executive Team to promote Harmonium’s accomplishments, mission, vision, and goals
  • Must acquire comprehensive understanding of the Agency’s budget and operation
  • Assist with fund raising events
  • Responsible for the hiring and supervision of volunteers and interns as needed
  • Develop communication and marketing materials, including use of social media
  • Coordinate volunteer appreciation and other recognition events

Accountability:

  • Prepare a report analyzing and summarizing each project upon completion
  • Prepare and send timely thank you notices to donors, volunteers, etc.
  • Maintain accurate donor and volunteer database (including activities, type of relationships, contacts, and history of partnership)
  • Develop and track outreach efforts
  • Maintain library of marketing information and collateral materials

Decision Making:

  • Judgments and decisions are guided by Harmonium and program policies, contracts and state/federal guidelines

Staff Supervision:

  • Supervise volunteers/interns and interact closely and continuously with agency departments/programs

Minimum Competencies

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university
  • Minimum of 3 years’ of development and fundraising experience in a non-profit setting
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including public speaking, to build and sustain positive relationships
  • Excellent and persuasive writing skills
  • Experience writing grants and preparing marketing materials
  • Must demonstrate meticulous attention-to-details, project management, and attention to timelines
  • Social media experience
  • Strong strategic thinking and leadership skills
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, dependable, highly motivated, a positive attitude, honest, reliable, works well in teams and independent settings
  • The ability to communicate with, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles—experience working with volunteers preferred
  • Experience with community outreach/booth staffing and positively engaging community members in a public forum strongly preferred
  • Experience with budget management (budget development, grant management and reporting)
  • Understanding of agency mission, principals, and goals
  • Reliable automobile, valid CA Driver’s license and maintain proof of current automobile insurance
  • Ability to pass TB and Fingerprint Clearance upon hire

Disclaimer Harmonium, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The employee is required to adhere to all Harmonium policies when employed. The preceding description is ONLY a general description of essential duties and not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of this position. Job description is subject to change at any time