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Friday, September 26, 2014

Fund Development Director - PICO CA

PICO California is the statewide collaborative effort of the PICO National Network of faith-based community organizations, representing 400 congregations and 450,000 families across the state. 
Through our member organizations, PICO California unites people of diverse economic, racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds around a vision of racial and economic justice. Since 1994, PICO California has been at the forefront of organizing working families to improve schools, increase access to health care, end mass incarceration, win a pathway to citizenship, and improve the quality of life for our families and our communities. PICO California is the largest community-organizing network in the state. We are seeking individuals to join our growing staff team who are committed to a transformative racial justice movement (that demands reflection, introspection and truth telling) in order to actively dismantle racist structures in our society. 
Job Summary 
PICO California is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Development Director to lead fundraising efforts for our statewide network. In partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director will design and drive fundraising activities to meet a state revenue goal of $2.5 million, and seek ways to bring additional dollars — national, state and local — to support each organization in securing the resources required to effectively pursue the mission of winning change in the policies and programs that impact our families and communities. 
By working collaboratively in a comprehensive strategy with the 19 local federations and national development staff, we seek to raise the awareness, focus and resources to address the systemic forces that impact families negatively. The Director will be part of a senior leadership team of PICO CA, and serve as a primary convener and an important resource across the state with the local federations to build an integrated fund development team including local, regional, and state staff and volunteer leaders. 
This position will be primarily responsible for ensuring that the Network continues to deepen its existing relationships with the foundation community, as well as diversifying the donor base to promote long-term sustainability of PICO’s organizing work throughout Ca

How to Apply 
All applicants must apply for this position online. (Click the “Apply for this Position” button below.) 
Please have the following documents ready to upload to your online application: 
1. An electronic file of your resume (preferably in PDF format) including salary history and 3 references ready to be uploaded with your online application. 
2. A cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position, addressed to Kim Grose Moore, PICO CA Recruiter. 
3. Two writing samples demonstrating your ability to think critically and communicate effectively. 
If you need assistance with your application, contact careers@piconetwork.org

• Drive a strategy to secure the current budget for PICO CA ($2.5M) and PICO organizations throughout California ($7-8 M collectively). 
• Lead the development of a strategy to grow and diversify the funding for PICO organizing in California significantly over the next 3-5 years, including through innovative ways to build grassroots support. 
• Implement the annual fundraising plan for PICO CA, including grant writing and reporting, managing fundraising calendar and ensuring timely completion of all grant proposals. 
• Build a fund development network across the network of 19 organizations, working closely with regional Development Directors in the Bay Area and Central Valley, and local EDs. This statewide system will allow the organizations to jointly seek larger and longer-term funding commitments from foundations, corporations and individuals. 
• Serve as a coach and support to local Executive Directors (especially new ones), sharing information, knowledge of the funding community, and tools for fund development planning, strategy, and success. 
• Build a team of fund development staff and volunteer leaders throughout the state, to strengthen fund development capacity at the local affiliate level, and align funding strategy across the state for greater results. 
• Design and implement a strategy to identify and cultivate new donors and funding sources and to steward current ones. 
• Write fundraising letters and appeals; maintain regular correspondence with foundations, donors, and board members; oversee mailings on behalf of the ED. 
• Ensure appropriate and effective use and improvement of the donor database to meet the organization’s fundraising and donor cultivation goals. 

• Passionate commitment to PICO’s mission, vision, and strategic direction and a familiarity with social justice and organizing field. 
• Minimum of 5 or more years of professional experience with a proven track record of securing six-figure, multi-year commitments from a variety of funding sources. 
• A proven record of creating and implementing fundraising plans and strategies that generate impressive results, including especially with foundations and individual donors. 
• Team leadership experience, including the ability to manage and coach diverse team members while establishing individual accountability within a collaborative, goal-driven environment 
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and strengthen internal and external relationships, and serve as a compelling spokesperson. 
• Demonstrated experience leveraging fundraising databases (preferably Salesforce) to manage day-to-day tasks and track long-term strategic planning 
• Excellent written communication, research, and organizational skills. 
• Experience working with low-income and/or immigrant communities of color 
• Cultural competence to work in a multicultural, multi-faith environment 
• Self-motivated, ability to work well under pressure and handle several projects at once. 
• Good judgment, flexibility and a sense of humor. 
This position would be based in California with preference for Los Angeles. Some travel would be required. 
PICO California is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its staff, and offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. People of color are encouraged

Director of Interim Housing and Training – PATH

Job Summary 
Oversee the on-going operations of PATH’s Interim Housing services and staff across multiple sites throughout LA County, totaling over 200 beds. PATH’s Interim housing is focused on serving chronically homeless individuals with mental health, substance use and/or chronic medical conditions, we well as homeless families. The Director of Interim Housing is responsible for overall administrative and management functions of the program, daily operations of services,, supervision and training of staff, and functions as a liaison with funders, local city governments, law enforcement and the surrounding community. In collaboration with the Director of Street Outreach, this position will lead, facilitate and promote a seamless system of care between street outreach, Access Center and Interim Housing services. 
Reports To 
Chief Program Officer 

How to Apply 
To be considered for a position, email resume to HR@epath.org. EOE. Please be sure to reference Job Title and JR#242 in the subject line of your email. Please submit cover letter and resume as an attachment in a Word Document or PDF format only. Due to the volume of resumes received, no calls or faxes regarding submission will be returned. Your resume will only be routed correctly and considered, if all instructions above are met. 

• Administration- Administer and oversee all assigned programs and employees. Develop and revise as needed, written program policies and protocols. Work collaboratively with Operations Department to implement and oversee Interim Housing facilities and follow Operations protocol. Work collaboratively and strategically with other PATH programs to support a seamless and coordinated internal PATH system of care. Integrate Evidence Based Practices, standards of excellence and PATH values into daily work and programming of Interim Housing. Coordinate staff development training and activities. Resolve grievances and troubleshoot incidents. Respond to emergency and priority situations such as safety and security measures. 
• Program Management - Perform program development and expansion activities. Analyze program reports and numbers to identify trends and make projections or recommendations for program modifications. Foster relationships and coordinate services among partnering agencies including Memorandums of Understanding (MOU). Oversee program policies and procedures. Standardize program forms, procedures- Intake, case management, Interim Housing rules and guidelines, discharge policies, and ensure overall policy and procedures are in line with respective funding sources and with PATH practices and values. 
• Program Budgets – Oversee and manage budgets and spending. Assist Finance and Compliance department with modifying and adjusting budgets as needed. 
• Staff Support/Development- Oversee program staff support, accountability, evaluation, staff meetings, supervision and staff training with a focus on implementing EBP’s, Standards of Excellence and PATH values. 
• Program Outreach – Educate, network and represent program to local agencies coalitions, community stakeholders such as service agencies, Chambers of Commerce, Business Improvement Districts, Neighborhood Councils, Law Enforcement, City and County government, residents, and other organization. 
• Government Relations - Network with local government agencies and officials and maintain working relationships with their offices. Develop and implement strategies for communication and contact as it pertains to programs. 
• Reports/ Contracts and Compliance - Review and authorize all program and contract reports prior to submittal. Evaluate program manager reports to assemble full department reports. Review and explain contract scope and services to staff. Submit regular monthly report. Perform periodic internal audits. Attend all monitoring site visits. 

• BA or Master’s degree or 10 plus years experience in related field 
• HMIS experience preferred 
• Minimum of 10 years of working with homeless and mental health population required 
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple programs and contacts required 
• Demonstrated experience dealing with large scale program and systems change 
• Experience in staff development and conducting trainings relevant to evidenced and best practices in the field of homeless services 
• Highly motivated self-starter, with proven ability to develop creative solutions 
• Demonstrates ability to utilize computers and proficiency in Microsoft Office software 
• Project a professional demeanor, interpersonal skills, and ability to work individually and as part of a team. 
• Strong writing and verbal communication skills 
• Maintain regular attendance 
$70,000.00 - $90,000.00 DOE 
• Employment Eligibility Verification. 
• Reliable transportation. 
• Updated tuberculosis test. 
• Successful completion of background screening. 

Staffing Operations Manager – Chrysalis

Los Angeles, California 

Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. The Chrysalis program includes case management, job-readiness training, transitional employment opportunities, and job-retention services to nearly 4,000 clients each year. 
Job Summary 
The Staffing Operations Manager facilitates the daily activities of Chrysalis Enterprises’ (CE) alternative staffing social enterprise, Chrysalis Staffing. 
Reports To 
Director of Enterprise Programs 

How to Apply 

• Customer Service & Relations 
• Deliver consistently high levels of customer service to all customers, business owners, and other stakeholders ensuring that we meet or exceed all contractual obligations 
• Identify and respond to service issues quickly and professionally 
• Maintain records of executed contracts and ensure customers are billed accurately 
• Grow the use of services within existing accounts and quickly create rapport with representatives on new accounts 
• Work closely with CE team to identify process improvements, safe working practices and opportunities for growth 
• Ensure safety of all workers and that work is performed in compliance with OSHA standards and industry best practices 
• Develop, codify and enforce policies, procedures and forms for Chrysalis Staffing that is consistent with established CE standards 
• Interview, hire, train and place temporary Staffing clients out of three offices: Downtown LA, Santa Monica and the San Fernando Valley 
• Build-up and maintain a pool of workers with CE vocational training certification 
• Indirectly manage Chrysalis’ transitional workforce to meet customer and programmatic goals 
Client Support 
• Coach clients on behavioral and performance issues and take corrective action when necessary 
• Identify, develop and deliver vocational training modules to meet the needs of customers and increase the likelihood that Chrysalis clients are successful 
• Balance the needs of the social enterprise with the needs of Chrysalis clients 
• Act as liaison between Client Services and Chrysalis Enterprises 
• Adhere to all Chrysalis Enterprises policies and procedures 
• Support the Chrysalis Mission and adhere to the Chrysalis Code of Ethics 
• Other duties as assigned 

• College degree 
• 3-5 years business operations experience 
• Demonstrated knowledge of employment practices 
• Ability to work simultaneously on multiple, unrelated projects 
• Strong computer skills required, including Excel and database experience 
• A valid driver’s license and the ability to meet Chrysalis’ driving standards 
• Willing to work flexible hours depending on business needs 
• Successful candidate will be required to submit to a National Criminal Background Check 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Must be able to relate to and work well with teammates, customers and Chrysalis’ client population 
• Experience working with at-risk or low-income populations is a plus 

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Job Openings at AbilityFirst

Hi Everyone,
Ability First has a couple of exciting job openings available that I want to get the word out about.  It seems like everyone knows someone who is looking for a job these days, so I am reaching out in hopes that you know the right person for these positions.
Controller - we are seeking an experienced Controller to manage our finances and accounting.  to apply online go to:
Center Director - we are seeking a Center Director to lead our Joan & Harry A. Mier Center in Inglewood.  We just moved into our newly constructed building, and are looking to expand our After School and Adult Day programs for people with disabilities.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an education, occupational therapy, or recreational therapy background.  To apply online go to: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10878621
We also have the following openings:
Floor Supervisor, Pasadena Work Center - https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=921011
Lifeguard, Joan & Harry A. Mier Center - https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=1413811
Direct Support Professional, Crown House - https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=1408251
Laura Beck
Director of Human Resources


The mission of Homewatch Caregivers is to preserve dignity, protect independence, and provide peace of mind for our clients and their loved ones by providing exceptional care. 

We are looking for caring , compassionate ,energetic people who are available to work in the area from Los Angeles and the Valley. We have positions that are starting immediately. 

Job duties include: 

- Alzheimer's and Dementia care (previous experience a must) 

- Ambulation assistance 

- Bathing and showering 

- Companionship 

- Light housekeeping and meal preparation 

- Transfers and positioning 

Besides having a caring, positive attitude and great communication skills our requirements for these positions include: 

- CPR/First Aid certification 
- TB test 
- California Driver's License and an insured vehicle or reliable transportation********* 
- Must be available to work on weekends, holidays, and overnight shifts 
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check 
- Must have proof of eligibility to work in the US 
- Must complete a personality and attitudes assessment test (online ) 

PLEASE ONLY CALL MONDAY- FRIDAY 10A-2P!!!!!!!! 310-338-8540 


3550 WILSHIRE BLVD. #500 
WHEN: SEPTEMBER 22ND , 2014 @ 1:30 PM 


Become part of the H&R Block team. Use your work experience to work for the nation’s tax leader backed by more than 50 years in the business. Flexible hours, competitive pay and comprehensive continuing education are waiting for you. 

Take the H&R Block Income Tax Course to learn how to prepare taxes like a pro. Class times and locations are flexible to fit your current job, school and family schedules. Bilingual courses are available. Not only will you learn a new skill, you could earn extra income as a tax professional. 

Positions available for Client Service Professionals, Receptionists, and qualified Office Managers with a background in team management. 

*Social Security Card * Driver’s License * Resume *Unemployment Documents (if Receiving) 
* Copy of DD214 (Veterans Only) 

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Please find meter or park at St. Basil Church (Kingsley/Wilshire) for as flat rate $5.00 
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Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. To ensure availability, your request should be received at least 5 business days in advance of the need. TTY 213-368-0047, Phone 213-365-9829, Fax 213-365-9839

Front Page Editor & Online News Manager

Los Angeles, California 
Job Summary 
Position Objective: 
To manage PETA's home page as well as its online news and promotions and develop and continually refine the metrics and reporting for digital initiatives 
Primary Responsibilities and Duties: 
• Maintain, update, and assign PETA home page placement, balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders and priorities 
• Oversee all online news content and promotions 
• Oversee the blog and manage online news staff 
• Develop strategies and goals for PETA's news content and communicate them to staff members 
• Create and initiate marketing plans to drive Web traffic to news content as well as to maximize user interactivity
• Oversee the tracking and analysis of news traffic, making changes in strategy accordingly 
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor 
• College degree in a related field or equivalent experience 
• Minimum of four years of marketing experience 
• Minimum of one year of leadership or management experience 
• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns 
• Proven understanding of complex marketing concepts and strategies 
• Proven exceptional analytical, organizational, and research skills 
• Ability to orchestrate a variety of projects and initiatives simultaneously and synergistically 
• Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills 
• Excellent organizational and time-management skills 
• Proven excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills 
• Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle 
• Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues 
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization 
How to Apply 
Please apply online: 

Database Specialist

Japanese American National Museum

Database Specialist

Visitwww.janm.org/jobs/ for application form. EOE. 
$15.00-18.00/hour DOE 
No Paid Relocation 
Benefits: M, D, V, FSA, ERISA 403(b), 12 holidays, sick/vacation time, parking, discounts in museum store and Chado tea room. 
Some Flexibility in Scheduling days of work 
How to Apply 
Submit: Cover Letter, application and resume with salary history & references 
Japanese American National Museum 
Attn: Human Resources, Re: Database Specialist 
100 N. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 
Email: hr@janm.org Fax (213) 830-5673 
Japanese American National Museum 

Los Angeles, California 
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and AAM accredited, the Japanese American National Museum (www.janm.org) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier cultural museums. In 2010 the Japanese American National Museum received America’s highest honor for museums, the federal IMLS National Medal. The National Museum is located adjacent to the Metro Gold Line in the Little Tokyo/Arts district in downtown Los Angeles, a neighborhood that has experienced an exciting revitalization with diverse new restaurants, shops, luxury apartments, and nightlife. 
The mission of the Japanese American National Museum, home of the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, “is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. Based in the historic Little Tokyo neighborhood, it has a nation-wide focus and international base of support. 
Job Summary 

The Database Specialist maintains the accuracy and integrity of the National Museum’s fundraising and constituent relations management (CRM) database system. S/he is the primary database administrator and works closely with other departments who utilize and/or support the database system, including, but not limited to Finance, Visitor Services, Museum Store, Executive Office, IT and External Relations Unit. Proactively identify, research and analyze new prospects, provide training and instruction to new staff database users. Troubleshoots and consults with vendor as needed. 
Reports To 

Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years of successful database administration experience, preferably in museum or arts setting and 2 years supervisory experience. Willingness to learn and apply new skills. Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines. Excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented. Strong proofreading skills. Professional phone manner is essential. Demonstrate commitment and flexibility at all times in order to ensure high quality service. Ability to adjust and provide appropriate action when unanticipated need arises. Knowledge of Japanese American history, culture and surnames a plus. Excellent communication and negotiation skills. Must be able to provide courteous and effective service to donors, supporters, co-workers, volunteers and the general public. Must be familiar with Raiser’s Edge, experience with Altru a plus. Computer literate, Internet savvy, and experience with Gmail, MS Word, Excel, and Power Point preferred

1. Maintains data integrity of the museum’s donor database system through regular audits, updates and cleanings. 
2. Serves as a resource for all data entry staff to ensure that information is entered accurately and consistent with established standards. Conducts regular quality assurance audits and take corrective action when necessary. 
3. Provide accurate and timely reports, lists, and data analysis as requested. 
4. Works closely with other museum departments and staff who use and/or support the functions of museum’s database (IT, Finance, Visitor Services, Museum Store, Web, and Development) to ensure smooth operations. Trouble shoots when necessary and consults with vendor (Blackbaud) for solutions when necessary. 
5. Serves as Museum’s database system administrator, providing rights usages, training and hands on support to staff users as needed. Creates and maintains written instructions and training materials for various department staff members who use the database. Responsible for training new staff users on database and conducting annual training/re-fresher training for all staff and volunteers accessing database. Occasional weekend and evening hours. 
6. Conducts monthly reconciliation with Finance department. 
7. Proactively identify, research and analyze new prospects and create prospect profiles for use by development staff and other solicitors (board members, committee volunteers). 
8. In partnership with the Director of Development Administration and VP, External Relations, assigns viable donor prospects to appropriate solicitors, helps develop solicitation strategies and tracks results . 
9. Design reporting tools and mechanisms to create, maintain and monitor health of donor pipeline that is consistent with goals and targets of Development team. 
10. Develop policies, procedures, standards and tools to ensure a robust prospect management system and train development staff and other users on best practices. 
11. Staff members must be able to work with visitors of all ages to support the various events sponsored by the National Museum. Each staff member will be expected to work a minimum of three museum-wide events per year: 
a) National Museum’s Annual Gala Dinner and Silent Auction- (off-site) typically held in the Spring (April-May) 
b) National Museum’s Family Festival Day- Oshogatsu Family Day (January) or Natsumatsuri Family Festival (August) 
c) Target Family Free Days – Free Admission Family Days sponsored by Target held on select 2nd Saturdays of the month. 


Bulletin Number 38307BR 

Type of Recruitment Open Competitive Job Opportunity 

Department Human Resources Countywide Exams 


Exam Number R1910N 
Filing Type Open Continuous 
Filing Start Date 09/02/2014 

Salary Type Monthly 
Salary Minimum 4432.00 
Salary Maximum 5813.00 

Visit http://hr.lacounty.gov to view the above information. Click on Job Info Center Tab, and then click on County of Los Angeles Bulletin Information link under Some helpful links section. 

Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability. 

All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. 

The County will make reasonable accommodations. 
Department Contact Name Ferdi Kumala 
Department Contact Phone (213) 738-2084 
Department Contact Email edeguia@hr.lacounty.gov 
ADA Coordinator Phone (213) 738-2057 
California Relay Services Phone (800) 735-2922 
Job Field Administration