“At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.” —Frida Kahlo

Be part of a community. Be part of a fight. Be part of a solution. Be part of a movement. The Liberty Hill Foundation is hiring a Grants Associate, Senior Manager Public Relations, Senior Manager Institutional Grants and Program Manager Youth Justice.

The Legal Foundation is hiring a Director of Racial Justice and Equity and Director of Community and Economic Justice.

The Multicultural Women Executive Leadership Foundation is hiring an Executive Director to strengthen the US economic landscape by leveraging multicultural women’s “cultural capital” through customized gender and cultural education, access to business capital, mentorship and a support network.

The Wallis is hiring a Development Assistant, Director of Principal Giving, and Education Programs Coordinator.

The Recording Academy is hiring a Coordinator, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

The Stray Cat Alliance is hiring a Major Gifts Officer.

Young & Healthy, a dynamic nonprofit organization connecting underserved children with free medical, dental and mental health services, is hiring a Program Director and Associate Director.

The Pablove Foundation is hiring a Development and Outreach Manager, Marketing and Corporate Sponsorship Specialist / Manager, and Shutterbugs Program Manager.

The Elisha Foundation is hiring a Program Director.

The Gabriella Foundation (TGF) transforms lives and communities through the power of dance, by providing high-quality dance instruction to thousands of youth ages 4 to 19 in the underserved Los Angeles neighborhoods of MacArthur Park, South Los Angeles and Watts. The foundation is hiring an External Relations Officer.

Established by a group of students at UCLA in 2010, Swipe Out Hunger is the leading nonprofit ending college student hunger. Swipe Out Hunger is hiring a Director of Programs, pay $58-$70K.

Heal the Bay is hiring an Associate Director of Campaigns & Outreach, Aquarium Public Programs Manager, and Senior Aquarist.

The Satterberg Foundation strengthens our communities by promoting a just society and a sustainable environment. The Foundation is hiring a Program Officer based in LA, SF or Seattle, $102-$130K. Applications due Mach 15.

Assist individuals in overcoming barriers to employment, JVS SoCal is hiring a Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives.

Accelerate social change and assist in sustaining a fair and equitable society for all. The Social Change Fund, created by Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and Carmelo Anthony in response to the continued racial injustice across our country, is hiring an Executive Director.

University of California Irvine is hiring a Director of Development for the UCI Institute and Museum of California Art (IMCA).

The California Arts Council is seeking two Arts Grant Administrators to join the programs team.

Venice Arts seeks a part-time Program Assistant for Media Arts Education programs.

ArtCenter is hiring a Curatorial Assistant to assist curators in research and all other aspects of exhibition preparation related to Seeing the Unseeable: Intersections in Data, Science, Art, and Design; part of the Getty PST Art x Science x LA initiative (for fall 2024); assist in compiling data and writing reports; writing informational, promotional, and educational texts; communicating with project stakeholders; and other projects as assigned.

Inner-City Arts is hiring an Executive Assistant to support the Chief Education Officer and Executive Vice-President/Chief Operations Officer.

The UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative seeks a Deputy Director to champion nonpartisan, evidence-based domestic policy solutions that improve the economic, political, and social landscape for Latinos and other communities of color in states and localities across the U.S. through research, advocacy, civic engagement, and leadership development. 

Santa Monica College is hiring a Director of the Santa Monica College Foundation.

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is hiring a Director of Cal Poly Arts who will research and book artists for the current and upcoming seasons of events.

SCI-Arc is hiring an Admissions Counselor, Development Services Coordinator, and Admissions Counselor (Transfer Students).

The Center for the Political Future (CPF), a non-partisan center housed in the University of Southern California’s Dornsife College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is hiring a Program Assistant.

CalArts has numerous openings.

City Year, founded in 1988, with a vision to unite young people, ages 17-24, from diverse ethnic, educational, and socio-economic backgrounds to engage in a year of full-time national service., is hiring an Executive Director.

Patagonia is hiring a Managing Director, Tin Shed Ventures and Corporate Development responsible for strategy, sourcing, evaluating, structuring, negotiating and closing transactions for Patagonia related to the following areas: Tin Shed Ventures- its in-house venture fund, investments in renewable energy and alternative investments classes to mitigate Patagonia’s environmental footprint, growing and expanding Patagonia’s emerging businesses, expansion of Patagonia’s philanthropy corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, and any other strategic investments or transactions in support of the company’s mission to save our home planet.

The Pop Culture Collaborative seeks its first Network Weaver, a naturally social, relationship-driven organizer who will work to seed and strengthen relationships, networks, collaboration, and coordination among the many artists, organizers, strategists, researchers, and funders who comprise the Pop Culture Collaborative community.

Gifts for Good is hiring a Corporate Gift Sales Representative and a Director of Enterprise Growth.

CHANGE (City Hub and Network for Gender Equity), a world-first, dedicated and progressive collective of global cities focused on achieving true gender equality in member cities, is hiring a Program Director reporting to the President, Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hiring an Executive Assistant / Office Manager.

Realized Worth designs corporate volunteering strategies, trains employee volunteer leaders, and implements company-wide programs. Realized Worth is hiring a  Senior Consultant.

USC is hiring a Chief Sustainability Officer.

The Solutions Project funds and amplifies grassroots climate justice solutions across the US and Puerto Rico, especially those created by Black, Indigenous, Immigrant, women, and other people of color led organizations. They are hiring a Vice President of Operations.

Bring running water to American who need it most. DigDeep is hiring a COO.

Help brands, nonprofits, and philanthropists accelerate positive change in the world. Propper Daley has several positions open.

LISC Los Angeles is seeking a skilled and experienced Assistant Program Officer- Housing with a passion for strengthening communities through effective and thoughtful lending, technical assistance, project management, and related activities. This position will primarily support two areas of activity within the LISC LA office: affordable housing lending and strategic programs related to the development and preservation of affordable housing.

Live for lacrosse? Harlem Lacrosse is hiring a Program Director.

The Entertainment Industry Foundation is hiring an Executive Director Social Change Fund.

XPRIZE is seeking a Project Manager who has knowledge in data collection strategies and projects to manage the IES Education Data Challenge, expected duration 2 years.

The American Red Cross is hiring an Executive Director based in Santa Monica.

The Center for Popular Democracy seeks two Co-Executive Directors (Co-EDs) to lead the organization to achieve even greater levels of strategic influence, impact, and innovation – knowing that these external indicators derive from a healthy organization with talented staff, strong partnerships with affiliates members and movement allies, and a solid reputation in the field.

If you love books and helping families, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is hiring a Literally Healing Program Coordinator to help facilitate reading groups, utilizing books, and bedside customer service with both children and caregivers.

The City of Santa Monica is hiring a Farmers’ Market Coordinator.

MasterClass is transforming online education by enabling anyone in the world to learn from the very best. MasterClass is hiring a VP, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion based in SF.

Oakwood School, a K-12 coeducational day school in North Hollywood, California, seeks an experienced and collaborative leader to be its next Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.

Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is hiring a Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Otis College of Art and Design is hiring an Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

LACE offers the The Mel and Leta Ramos Family Foundation Apprenticeship program a paid opportunity for undergraduates and recent graduates the opportunity to participate in the gallery’s programming while gaining experience at a non-profit arts organization. The Apprenticeship Program provides training in areas such as administration, development, research, communications, exhibition and event production, and facility operations. 

The Heising-Simons Foundation is seeking a strategic communications professional to serve as a new Communications Officer.

Teach for America is hiring an Executive Director in SF to lead the next chapter in the area working with the bold and diverse leaders of the region to further build on the unique role that plays to accelerate educational opportunity for all. 

The Amador County Arts Council / AmadorArts seeks new Executive Director responsible for overseeing the administration, business operations, programs, grants, and strategic plan of the organization, 30 hours per week at $33/hour.

The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley seeks a full time Director of Collections.

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH) is seeking a Director of Development & Communications

The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the next Director of the Seymour Marine Discovery Center (SMDC).

Environmental Grantmakers Association seeks a visionary, courageous bridgebuilder with integrity and humility to work collaboratively with the Board of Directors, staff and members. The President & Chief Executive Officer will amplify impact as a convener, capacity builder and catalyst for equity and guide the organization to a new level of excellence in promoting effective environmental philanthropy based in Oakland or NYC.

Sonoma Ecology Center (SEC) seeks a Marketing and Communications Specialist to play a critical role in ensuring the organization achieves its plans for growth in alignment with its mission, vision, and values.

Peace Over Violence is hiring a Director of Grants & Compliance.

Improve lives of individuals living in poverty and experiencing disadvantage. The Hilton Foundation has numerous openings.

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees is hiring a Vice President of Programs and an Executive Coordinator based in NorCal or outside CA.

The Women’s Building (TWB), a women-led community space that advocates self-determination, gender equality and social justice, is hiring an Executive Director.

Filoli, a 654-acre historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, located on the San Francisco Bay Peninsula near Woodside, CA, and one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century, is hiring an Evaluation Specialist.

The Shortino Foundation seeks a dynamic, committed, and visionary Executive Director who will champion efforts to impact educational outcomes for young people in San Jose through a respected grantmaking strategy.

The San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum is hiring an Executive Director/CEO, a full time position with County health and pension benefits in Lodi.

Tohono Chul seeks a team-oriented, energetic and enthusiastic Director of Education who will thrive in a fast-paced environment and who is well-suited to working collaboratively with a small staff in Tucson. The Director of Education has direct responsibility and oversight for the delivery of educational programs which reflect Tohono Chul’s overall goal of connecting nature, art and culture in the Sonoran Desert region as well as interpretation of the site itself and the visitor experience.

The San Diego Natural History Museum is hiring a Director of Volunteers.

World Central Kitchen is seeking a Program Associate for our Food Producer Network in The Bahamas.

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