“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”—Muhammad Ali, gold-medal boxer

Michelson Philanthropies, a unique network of nonprofit foundations linked by a powerful vision to achieve measurable, positive impact in our community, state, nation, and world, is hiring an Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant position will be an 8-month, full-time, temporary assignment and will report to the Chief Executive Officer. Pay from $65K.

Connect with other young changemakers and become the kind of leader our world needs. Global Citizen Year Academy is hiring remote Instructors to teach their Leadership as a Practice course and lead learning group sessions for a diverse global cohort of emerging adults (17-20 years old). Priority deadline 7/26.

Promote the care and protection of U.S. forests. The American Forest Foundation is hiring a Senior Vice President,  Conservation to design and implement viable impact strategies which will effectively scale to the scope of evolving conservation needs. Remote or based in DC.

Volunteers of America is hiring an Operations Manager responsible for identifying and marshaling the resources necessary to achieve the organization’s goals through the various programs operated by operated by VOALA and its affiliate SCADP.  

The National Veterans Foundation (NVF), established in 1985, provides wide ranging assistance to military veterans and families, of all services and eras, including active duty members, via a nationwide toll-free crisis hot-line. They are hiring a Director of Operations and the ideal candidate will be comfortable and adept at a wide variety of administrative, management, and programming responsibilities. Pay $70-$80K.

The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Their work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. They are hiring a Program Director responsible for the overall function and implementation of the Roots for Peace: Healthy Communities program. Pay $59,892.

Feed the Truth is a new nonprofit organization predicated on supporting a burgeoning global movement in achieving an ambitious goal: the realization of a healthier, more just society. Feed the Truth was seeded by Daniel Lubetzky—a philanthropist and entrepreneur best known for creating the snack company KIND—with the goal that organization would “hold all of us in the food community accountable for what we say and claim” and counteract the food industry’s undue influence in shaping policy and science. They are hiring an Advocacy and Partnerships Manager, Deputy Director of Operations, HR, and People, Media Relations and Content Manager, and Senior Philanthropy and Growth Officer.

Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center is seeking a Program Administrator to provide administrative support and supervision in the front office.

Ladies Who Launch’s mission is to empower a global community of early-stage women entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses by providing educational resources, accessible capital opportunities, and the support of knowing LWL has your back through the success and failures of building your business. They seek an Executive Director. Remote. Pay $160,000 – $180,000.

Kiva (kiva.org) is an international nonprofit with a mission to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive. They are hiring a U.S. Director. Remote. Make a loan of $25 and change a life here.

Help bring clean, running water to hundreds of American families. DigDeep is hiring an Executive Assistant to CEO & COO. Pay $60-$70K.

Human Rights Watch advances human rights worldwide by investigating wrongs, exposing facts, offering solutions, and challenging those with power to respect rights. HRW seeks an Assistant to provide program assistance to the team. The selected candidate must be available for 16 hours per week for the fall semester, August 30, 2021 to December 17, 2021. There may be a possibility of extending the position into the spring semester (January – May 2022). 

Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for individuals experiencing homelessness or financial barriers by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. They are hiring an Operations Manager, Staffing responsible for the day-to-day operations of an alternative staffing agency social enterprise. 

EnrichLA is a community wellness non-profit organization that brings edible school gardens to local public schools, focusing on low-income and underserved neighborhoods of Los Angeles. They are hiring a Garden Ranger to serve at each school for four hours a week and work with students of all grades. They act as the school’s garden manager and teacher, work with the school site administration, and help develop lesson plans to maintain an educational garden. 

If you like swimming with sharks, CAA is hiring a Department Assistant, CAA Foundation.

The Angell Foundation is a private grantmaking organization that builds upon the charitable promise of David and Lynn Angell by expanding access to transformative opportunities across three focus areas: Food Equity, Education As Opportunity, and Transformational Leadership. The Angell Foundation is hiring an Administrative Coordinator.

The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts is hiring a Director of Operations to serve as a trusted thought partner to the Executive Director (ED) and provides strategic, hands-on operations leadership to the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts (MKFA). Pay $85-$95K.

Where a spent the best decade of my career, the J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a Public Programs Specialist, Family and Artist-Based Programs for its Malibu location at the Getty Villa, which is dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. Pay $57-$71K.

The Getty also has an opening for my former position, Education Specialist for K-12 School Communities, who will oversee and manage the Museum’s onsite, virtual, and digital K-12 school initiatives and Title 1 bus program. Pay $64-$84K.

The Huntington is hiring a Director of Strategic Partnerships & Outreach responsible for developing alliances and strategic partnerships consistent with the strategic directions of The Huntington and that emphasize the relevance of The Huntington’s collections to issues of consequence to society locally, nationally, and internationally.

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego is hiring a Chief Operating Officer to serve as visionary leader and senior member of the Management team with a focus on fostering the Museum’s mission and vision and ensuring development of strategic action plans to achieve Museum goals.

Perform, present, and promote music in its many varied forms at the highest level of excellence to a large and diverse audience. The LA Phil is hiring a Manager, Community Partnerships to support programs at the Ford Theater.

LACMA is hiring a Director of Gallery Learning responsible for establishing and maintaining best practices in gallery teaching with an emphasis on training and evaluating volunteer docents who provide tours and engage with the public. They are also hiring a Content Specialist, Mobile Programs collaborates on the development and implementation of object-based, interactive lessons for a diverse group of middle school students as part of LACMA’s Mobile Programs. 

The Television Academy recognizes excellence among its peers with the Emmy award, culminating in the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast each fall. They are hiring a Senior Director, Programs, Administrative Assistant, and Digital Archivist.

MOCA is hiring an Administrative Assistant in the Exhibitions Management department, an organized, detail-orientated individual who will assist in all aspects of budgeting, logistics and project management.

MOCA is hiring a Director, Curatorial Affairs to provide managerial oversight of the Curatorial department and leads the administration, coordination, and successful implementation of all operational aspects of curatorial affairs, including management and cultivation of curatorial staff, exhibition planning and department budgeting, and development of curatorial publications. 

The Museum of Art and History in Lancaster is hiring a Museum Supervisor to supervise and coordinate the Lancaster Museum of Art and History, MOAH: CEDAR, Elyze Clifford Interpretive Center, the Western Hotel Museum, and various operations within the Parks, Arts, Recreation & Community Services (PARCS) Department.

The GRAMMY Museum Foundation is hiring a Chief Curator & VP of Curatorial Affairs.

M Conservation LLC is a boutique fine art conservation studio. They looking for an Administrator part-time 21 hours per week with flexibility in hours. Pay $18-$20 per hr.

Combat L.A.’s epidemic high school dropout crisis with long-term sequential arts education. artworxLA is hiring a Youth Development Specialist and Workshop Coordinator.

Established in 1971, the non-profit Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) is California’s only statewide organization exclusively advocating for healthful air. They are hiring a Communications Manager, a part time, 20 hours per week position responsible for implementing CCA’s communications activities around our Clean Air Day initiative and promoting the widespread understanding of and active support for the organization’s mission, vision and work.

Work to defend and expand civil rights and liberties – for everyone. The ACLU is hiring a Communications Strategist/Staff Writer responsible for drafting and editing owned media content including blogs and articles, web copy, digital media postings, e-mail marketing, and reports. 

Green Dot Public Schools California is a non-profit network of public charter schools helping to transform the public education system so that ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life. They are hiring a Director of Communications.

MOCA is hiring a Communications Assistant and Chief Communications Officer.

Pathways LA, a non-profit organization working to ensure that all children have access to quality, developmentally appropriate, and educationally stimulating childcare, is hiring a Director of Development and Communications.

Provide access to exceptional musical education, helping to strengthen communities through social, cultural and intellectual engagement. Young Musicians Foundation is hiring a Development and Communications Associate.

The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble is seeking a part-time (30-36 hrs/wk) Box Office & Social Media Manager with flexible weekly schedule but required evening and weekend shifts. 2-3 years experience in box office administration, theatre management and/or production are a must. Pay $15-$17 per hr.

Every company should have this position, Best Buy is hiring a Director, Human Rights.

Viasat is hiring a Social Impact Program Manager to develop, launch, maintain and scale Tech for Good in-kind service donation program.

Desmos is on a mission to build a world where every student learns math and loves learning math, where a student’s access to the power and beauty of math doesn’t depend on their place of birth, race, ethnicity, gender, or any other aspect of their identity. Desmos is seeking its first Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead day-to-day operations of the company, strengthen team-building and cross-team collaboration, and directly oversee HR/talent, financial operations, and business planning. Flexible.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is hiring a Corporate Responsibility, Community Engagement – Relationship Officer, Associate.

The LA Galaxy Academy Academic Program is a completely unique high school environment that blends online curriculum with onsite face-to-face instruction. The learning environment has been created in order to ensure that our LA Galaxy Academy student-athletes have every opportunity to develop into top class soccer players as well as scholars. They are hiring a Director of Education responsible for creating, implementing, and overseeing educational, social welfare, enrichment, and learning-related initiatives for the organization. 

Fight for civil rights and empower Asian Americans to create a more just America for all. Asian Americans Advancing Justice is hiring an Education Equity Manager charged with managing the education equity program including ongoing analysis of the landscape, policy and advocacy initiatives, program development, coalition and partnership building and external relations. Donate to Stop AAPI hate here.

The Manager, Representation, Inclusion and Equity will support the design and implementation of events and initiatives that ensure the ongoing prioritization of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) at the Academy.

CAA is hiring a Coordination Global Inclusion Strategy responsible for holistic project management, and the coordination and execution of key initiatives and programs to foster an inclusive, collaborative, and innovative workplace.

Lakeshore Learning Materials is hiring a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Manager responsible for collaborating across the company to build and execute DEI strategies for their workforce and workplace culture at Lakeshore. 

The Japanese American National Museum is hiring a Development Assistant.

Do you breath Dodger blue? The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation is hiring a Supervisor, Development.

My art crush, the Armory Center for the Arts is hiring a Development Assistant. Hybrid, work from home and at the center in Pasadena. Applications due 8/9. Pay $19.35 per hr.

Bigger than a building and more than books. The Library Foundation of Los Angeles is hiring a Director of Advancement Services to provide a high degree of analytical skill coupled with strong communication to effectively collaborate with fundraisers to achieve philanthropic goals. Must have experience using Raiser’s Edge NXT.

Work to protect the global community from mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya. The World Mosquito Program (WMP) is hiring a Director, Strategy Partnerships to develop and implement a resource mobilization strategy and managing key stakeholder relationships in the philanthropic sector to enable the program to reach its ambitious targets. Remote.

Shoes That Fit, an award-winning and highly respected national non-profit that provides brand new athletic shoes to children in need, seeks a talented professional to join them in a new position of Director of Development

Since 1904, Children’s Bureau has been a leader in protecting vulnerable children through prevention, treatment, and advocacy. Children’s Bureau is hiring a Chief Development Officer.

Inspire and educate young minds through engaging science based programs and exhibits to create a meaningful impact, Discovery Cube Los Angeles is hiring a Vice President of Development to create, cultivate, implement and monitor a comprehensive fundraising strategy of $2M annually.

Nest Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing the movement to end all forms of sexual violence against children, including sexual exploitation and trafficking, through trauma-informed, holistic prevention education programs. They seek an experienced Grants and Development Officer that can prospect and identify new funding opportunities to quadruple our current budget over the next 12 months from $500k to $2M. 

Golden State Opportunity (GSO) is a nonprofit dedicated to ending poverty by providing all Californians with the tools to build financial well-being and thrive. They are hiring a Director of Development responsible for the creation of the organization’s fundraising strategy as well as the implementation of the structure, process, and team that is needed to reach those goals. 

One of my favorite companies, Cotopaxi is an outdoor gear brand and Benefit Corporation founded to solve poverty in our lifetime. They are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Community Engagement Director who will oversee the strategic development and implementation of Cotopaxi’s community engagement programs to promote the Cotopaxi brand & mission of inspiring adventure & moving people to do good. Remote or based in Salt Lake City.

Endemol Shine North America delivers world-class content and compelling storytelling to multiple platforms in the U.S. and across the globe. They are hiring a Coordinator, Enterprise Inclusion & Social Responsibility with a minimum of 2 years of administrative experience in the entertainment industry, preferably within diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or corporate social responsibility. The position will support the EVP, Enterprise Inclusion & Social Responsibility with a broad range of administrative duties as well as coordinate various project management tasks across the company.

WSP is hiring a Public Engagement and Equity Coordinator to develop strategies to engage all communities, especially underserved and marginalized people, impacted by transportation and housing projects. Engagement will include but not be limited to virtual and in-person workshops and public meetings, market research, public information and advertising campaigns, content development including key messages, visuals, and more.

If you are addictive to bath bombs and saving the planet, Lush Cosmetic is hiring a Sustainability Manager responsible for collaborating with the Ethics Stream and senior leadership to create an inspiring and meaningful vision for the business while partnering with cross functional teams across the business to develop and implement environmental strategies and programs that support the vision and goals. Based in Vancouver or remote.

Pursue a more equal and just America. The Emerson Collective is hiring is currently recruiting an Analyst to support their Environmental Justice Portfolio and an Associate or Senior Associate level to join their energy & environment investing team. Based in Palo Alto.

Apple’s Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) Communications team is seeking a Senior Communications Program Manager, DNAs to amplify the stories of Diversity Network Association (DNA) communities — Apple’s employee resource groups — and engage potential DNA members, worldwide.

The Oakland Musuem of California is hiring a Director of Learning, Experience and Programming to create and execute the institution-wide strategy that brings together in-gallery and exhibition experiences and campus programming to support OMCA’s brand as a museum, garden and gathering place and to advance its social impact of building trust, understanding, and connection between people and communities. 

Fight to save the planet. Greenpeace is hiring Chief Program Officer to oversee the long-term strategy for Greenpeace’s strategic campaign areas, including Climate,  Democracy,  Oceans, and  Forests. Based in Oakland or DC.

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. They are hiring a Director of Outreach and Partnership Advancement who will work with the Regional Offices and Programs, as well as the Policy and Legislation and the Communications Departments, to craft coherent goals, plans, and best practices for effective partner outreach, and for the cultivation and maintenance of relationships that center mutual respect and trust.

Disney is hiring a Manager, Diversity & Inclusion for Lucasfilm to create and deliver strategies that drive multicultural consumer acquisition and engagement across our studios globally and act as a resource to align company-wide initiatives to meet business objectives. Deep understanding of the Star Wars franchise preferred. May the force be with you!

Calling all wine lovers, the Sonoma County Winegrowers (SCW) seek a Relationship & Program Manager responsible for the management of the Sustainability & Grower Education Programs and how they intersect with promoting the county as a whole. 

The Water Foundation is a nonprofit philanthropy working to support lasting water solutions for communities, economies, and the environment. They seek a self-directed and motivated Program Officer to work in its Healthy Watersheds program to address the complex challenges of water in the Western United States. Based in Oakland or Sacramento. Pay $105-$120K.

Ensure the future of cultural, artistic and historic treasures in Fresno and the Central Valley. The Shinzen Friendship Garden and the Clark Bonsai Collection is hiring an Executive Director, pay $80-$100K.

Preserve and celebrate Central Park. The Central Park Conservancy is hiring a Director of Program Administration to be the “glue” that holds the Institute together, creating the foundation that allows the Conservancy to provide programming that supports a vibrant community of urban park practitioners.

One of my favorite museums in the world, the Metropolitan Museum of Art seeks an Educator in Charge, Public Programs and Engagement who will occupy an important senior leadership role, supporting its mission to connect people to the collection and expertise in new and creative ways.

The White House Fellows Foundation & Association invites you to an Open House for prospective applicants and recommenders. The White House Fellowship is the nation’s premier non-partisan leadership development program. Join us to learn about this exceptional opportunity to serve at the highest levels of government.

I love this idea so much. The Path Forward Return to Work program at WB Games is a 15-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

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