David Byrne took up drawing during the pandemic as “a way to confront, in a roundabout way, more existential threats—anxiety, mortality, boredom.” In the drawing A Balanced Life (above), Byrne says, “We’re trying to hold all of that stuff all the time and not fall over. The drawing is about keeping our lives, our things, our various odds and ends from falling to the ground and smashing to bits.” Explore David Byrne’s dingbat drawings here. Read the ArtNews article.

CureCervicalCancer has two open positions a Program Manager $70-$75k and PT Digital Media Manager.

The Eisner Foundation identifies, advocates for, and invests in high-quality and innovative programs that unite multiple generations for the enrichment of our communities. Eisner is hiring a Foundation Administrator, $55K.

Work to accelerate climate action by transforming our political system. The California League of Conservation Voters and the CLCV Education Fund are hiring a Communications Director.

Casey Family Programs, the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children, is hiring an Office Administrator.

Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE LA) is hiring a Policy Director to build grassroots power in low-income communities of color to eliminate economic, environmental and racial disparities. Starting pay $75K.

The Advancement Project is hiring a Manager of Educational Equity to support advocacy that elevates education issues across the Birth to 12th grade systems and advances racial equity and economic justice in state and local policy and practice.

Promote health and wellness in under-served communities through the power of healthy foods and human connection. FEAST is hiring a Development and Communications Manager.

Unlock the potential of mission-driven organizations through  tailored investments, strategic advice, and accessible insights. The Nonprofit Finance Fund is hiring several positions in multiple cities.

The California Women’s Law Center (CWLC) is seeking applicants for the position of Development Associate/Office Manager.

The mission of the Santa Barbara Foundation (SBF) is to mobilize collective wisdom and philanthropic capital to build empathetic, inclusive and resilient communities. They are seeking a full-time Director of Investments to join our Finance team and lead the work in Investments.

Planned Parenthood has numerous telecommuting jobs opportunities.

Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986 to combat the abuses of factory farming, advocate for institutional reforms, and encourage a new awareness and understanding of farm animals and the benefits of cruelty-free, plant-based living. Farm Sanctuary is hiring a Chief Program Officer.

I love this organization. I interviewed for their CEO position years ago…The Japanese American National Museum is hiring a CFO, Manager of Visitor Services, and a Communications Writer.

The California Science Center is hiring a Staff Services Manager II (Human Resources Director), under general direction of the Deputy Director, Administration (CEA), is responsible for the overall administration and supervision of the Human Resources Office and the implementation of labor and personnel management policy and procedures. Pay $6,722-$8,352 Monthly.

The Craft Contemporary is hiring a PT Digital Marketing Manager 25-30 hrs. a week temporary (4-month) position, earning $3000-$3500 per month, with potential for permanent hire, to create, schedule, analyze, and engage with content posted on the museum’s website and social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. 

Art With Impact (AWI), a virtually-run, national nonprofit, is hiring a full-time Workshop Manager. AWI promotes mental wellness by creating space for young people to learn and connect through art and media.

The Ontario Museum of History & Art is searching for an organized and self-motivated individual to join the team as a part-time Assistant Curator

The Broad is hiring a Director of Marketing and Communications.

Think Together delivers nationally-recognized after school programs, early learning, enrichment, and school improvement in over 400 schools in California from San Diego to San Francisco. They are hiring numerous after school program Youth Leaders.

Cal State Dominguez Hills is hiring a Program Director, Queer Culture Resource Center (Administrator I).

OTIS College of Art and Design is hiring a Department Chair, Foundation to provide educational and administrative leadership for the Foundation department and collaborates with other programs and offices to achieve the College’s mission. 

Create vibrant community hubs and partnerships that foster motivated, engaged, and directed students poised for academic, professional, and personal success. The LA Promise Fund had several job openings including a Marketing & Development Internship, Instructional Aide, ABE Site Coordinator, Teaching Artist and Chief Advancement Officer.

Loyola Marymount University is hiring a PT faculty member, Art History to teach general and specialized courses in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern and Contemporary Art History as well as general and specialized courses in Non-Western Art History.

The City of Huntington Beach is hiring a Community Services Manager (Library & Cultural Services Division), $9,119K-$11,294 Monthly, application deadline 12/1.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is hiring a Corporate Responsibility, State and Local Government Relations Associate.

Wells Fargo is hiring a Rental Housing Affordability Lead – Social Impact Lead Program Specialist. Reporting to the head of Housing Affordability Philanthropy, this newly created position will provide strategic leadership and operational support for national programming to expand the supply of affordable housing and serve as the lead on rental housing issues. Additionally, this individual will manage a $20MM to $50MM grant portfolio, establish key performance indicators, collaborate with line of business partners and seed innovation to advance housing affordability initiatives. Pay $115K-$165.

Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator and they are hiring an Executive Director for the Age of Learning Foundation. There are two billion school-age children in the world, the majority of whom are not meeting basic proficiency standards in reading or math and the foundation works to help solve this global challenge by fundamentally improving early education for children in developing countries.

Netflix is hiring a Manager External Affairs to ensure that the company addresses complex issues in their content responsibly, continue to make strides to reflect the audiences that they serve and to support their social impact efforts globally, by strategically building their relationships with third parties in the non-profit and academic space.

Work with a high performing team and drive social change through outstanding communications, Cause Communications is hiring a Chief of Staff.

Community Vision is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that promotes economic justice and alleviates poverty by increasing the financial resilience and sustainability of community-based nonprofits and enterprises. They are hiring a President.

Create partnerships between people, dogs, and communities. Guide Dogs for the Blind is looking to fill four fundraising positions in San Rafael.

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is hiring a Director of Membership to preserve the Golden Gate National Parks, enhance the experiences of park visitors, and build a community dedicated to conserving the parks for the future.

San Francisco CASA is hiring an Executive Director to transform the lives of abused and neglected foster youth by providing one consistent, caring volunteer advocate, trained to address each child’s needs in the court and the community.

Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits is hiring a Learning + Member Engagement Manager to provide nonprofits and nonprofit staff with the critical resources they need to maintain healthy organizations that are working effectively to build thriving and equitable communities. 

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is hiring a Vice President of Public Engagement to ensure local, regional, national, and international audiences feel welcome to explore, engage in, and understand the historic spaces of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin and Taliesin West.

  1. My curated social impact job blog is my way to help people who are unemployed. Being unemployed is a taboo subject in our culture and my goal is to help remove the stigma associated with a job loss so friends and colleagues can get the help and support they need.
  2. Life is too short to suffer in a job you hate.
  3. Everyone should have an “Occupassion,” a job they love which gives them meaning and purpose. I have truly loved my career and I’m grateful to have spent more than 25 years in the arts, nonprofits, and philanthropy, doing work that has inspired me and has had a positive impact locally and globally.
  4. I feature jobs that excite and delight me which have been posted in the past 1-2 weeks.
  5. I’m very selective when it comes to fundraising jobs.
  6. How can I improve #LetLuce? Email me your suggestions and job opportunities to luceinla@gmail.com and follow me on Twitter and Instagram @luceinla.

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