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“Forty-five cultural, educational, and scientific institutions throughout Southern California received over $5 million in exhibition research grants by the Getty Foundation to prepare for the next edition of the region-wide arts initiative Pacific Standard Time, scheduled to open in 2024. The landmark series will return with dozens of exhibitions and programs focused on the intertwined histories of art and science, past and present. Together, they address some of the most complex challenges of the 21st century—from climate change and environmental racism to the current pandemic and artificial intelligence—and the creative solutions these problems demand.” Read the full article on Getty Iris.

Image: Bioremediating cultures, 2019, Maru García, Vacuoles. Installation with 29 ceramic pieces containing lead-contaminated soil from South East LA and three-channel video projections. Part of a Pacific Standard Time research project being undertaken at Self-Help Graphics & Art. Photo: Maru García © 2019 Maru García

The Levi Strauss Foundation seeks an Executive Director who will be a dynamic, visionary leader with a strong equity lens to guide this corporate foundation in setting and routinely evaluating the relevancy of its mission, and to implement foundation policies and programs globally. 

Bel Air Church is hiring a Executive Communications Director a highly strategic and exciting role that provides communications leadership to both the Bel Air Church physical and digital campus communities. 

PULL UP FOR CHANGE is hiring an Executive Director to bring transparency, accountability and Black representation within the beauty industry but, now ultimately, across the rest of corporate America, too.

The Social Justice Legal Foundation is hiring an Executive Director. The Social Justice Legal Foundation advances social justice by focusing on groundbreaking trial work and innovative collaboration across private, public and academic sector.

L.A.’s social justice epicenter, the Liberty Hill Foundation is hiring a Grants Associate, Senior Manager Public Relations, Senior Manager Institutional Grants, and a Program Manager Youth Justice.

Palos Verdes Library District is hiring a Young Readers Librarian.

Los Angeles Ballet is hiring an Administrative Associate to support all administrative functions of the organization and serve as direct support to the Administrative Director and Director of Development.

The Association of California Symphony Orchestras (ACSO) is hiring a PT Administrative Coordinator.

Ensure the well-being and effectiveness of responders worldwide. ​Headington Institute is hiring an Operations Assistant.

The Nonprofit Finance Fund is hiring a Manager and Associate Director, Advisory to work with nonprofit organizations, philanthropies, and other mission-driven partners to address issues of finance within the flawed nonprofit system.

Accelerate ideas into action to advance the public good. Community Partners is hiring a Benefits Coordinator and a Program Director.

Create systemic change to effectively address homelessness in Hollywood through advocacy, education, service coordination, and innovation. Hollywood 4WRD is currently conducting a search for the position of Executive Director.

The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) is hiring a Program Associate to provide support across CCI’s programs, ensuring their smooth operation and interplay. 

Social Change Fund United is seeking a talented Executive Director to accelerate social change and assist in sustaining a fair and equitable society for all.

Leadership Long Beach is in search of a dynamic and passionate individual to serve as Executive Director. 

Strengthen U.S. movements for reproductive and social justice by resourcing intersectional grassroots organizing and centering the leadership of women of color – particularly those who are Black, Indigenous, and Transgender. The Groundswell Fund is hiring a Foundation Relations Assistant and a Program Assistant.

Galapagos Conservancy seeks a full-time Marketing Manager who has a passion for wildlife conservation and the skills to develop digital communications that supports the organization’s objectives.

The Nature Conservancy is hiring an Events Associate responsible for creating and developing a long list of resources, products, in-person events (when COVID 19 restrictions allow for them again) and virtual events that further Conservancy’s mission and its target audiences (donors and supporters).

Stand Up To Cancer is hiring a Communications Manager, Associate Director of Production and Content, Communications Writer, and Assistant to SVP Communications.

REACH for Community is a nonprofit working to champion the use of arts for social impact in every sector through education, community organizing and widespread advocacy. REACH is hiring an Executive Consultant.

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens seeks a highly motivated, creative, and dynamic Bradford and Christine Mishler Associate Curator of American Art.

MOCA is hiring a Sr. Advancement Associate, Philanthropic Programs and a Finance Manager.

The City of El Segundo is hiring a Cultural Arts Coordinator who is responsible for the administration of the Cultural Development Program, including overseeing the bidding and selection process for City commissioned public art installations and the conservation of public art. 

18th Street Arts Center, one of the top artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California, is hiring a PT Residency Coordinator.

The Chinati Foundation is accepting applications for its residency program. The program provides an opportunity for artists from around the world to work in a striking, natural environment in Marfa, TX.

The Cayton Children’s Museum is hiring a Communications & Marketing Coordinator who is responsible for supporting the organization’s annual marketing and development strategy, working to effectively convey their core message and build brand identity through internal and external communications.

The Fowler Museum is hiring a PT Program Coordinator and Educator to participate in a 3-year collaborative interdisciplinary project “Engaging Lived Religion in the 21st-Century Museum,” and a PT Curatorial Assistant to participate in a 3-year collaborative interdisciplinary project funded by the Lilly Endowment’s Religion and Cultural Institutions Initiative and a Head of Digital Learning and Innovation.

SITE Santa Fe is hiring a Visitor Services Associate responsible for creating a welcoming and accessible environment for visitors and for delivering information about the exhibitions and public programs. 

The Palm Springs Art Museum is hiring a Manager of Exhibitions & Collection.

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is hiring an Assistant / Associate Registrar.

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is hiring an Exhibition Project Manager, Manager, Public Programs, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategy, and Supervisor, Mobile Museums.

The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a Basic Needs Initiatives Manager to manage all aspects of the CSU Basic Needs Initiative (BNI) programs and services. 

The USC Race and Equity Center is hiring an Associate Director for K-12 Professional Learning Programs.

The Program Coordinator of cityLAB, a research and design center in the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design, is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the center, the administration of projects and budgets, office management, and preparation of project reports.

UCLA is hiring an Administrative Specialist to the Executive and Artistic Director (EAD) to provide high level administrative support.

Art Center has several openings including an Assistant Director of Admissions, Assistant Director, Admissions Operations, Vice President, Admissions, Associate Dean of Students / Director of the Center for the Student Experience, International Student Advisor, Associate Registrar and Director of Enrollment Services Operations, Curatorial Assistant, Associate Director, Online Education Media Production.

The City of Redondo Beach is hiring a Community Services Director.

The Los Angeles Times is hiring a Director, Public Affairs to oversee public affairs, corporate social responsibility and community engagement activities and programs.

Southern California Edison (SCE) is hiring an Energy Equity Senior Advisor to provide key subject matter expertise to senior and executive management in the areas of environmental and social justice (ESJ), non-governmental organizations (NGO) engagement and environmental philanthropy. 

The Better World Group is hiring an Associate for 1 year to work on a variety of projects ranging from public lands, environment and climate, racial justice, Native American law and policy, sustainability, and active transportation.

CALSTART has an immediate opening for a highly motivated and skilled leader to join their team as the San Joaquin Valley Program Manager. 

Sequoia Climate, a new philanthropy that seeks to decarbonize the world economy at a speed and scale equal to the problem, is hiring a Program Associate.

Stand.earth is a nonprofit environmental organization working to create a world where respect for people and the environment comes first. The Stand is hiring a Communications Director.

Building Democracy. Electing Environmental Champions. Protecting Our Future. The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) is hiring a Regional Organizer, Senior Campaign Officer, Human Resources Generalist based in Northern or Southern CA.

Everytable is on a mission to transform the food system to make fresh, nutritious food affordable and accessible to everyone, everywhere. Everytable is hiring a Program Manager.

If you love engaging with people, focusing on the details, building partnerships, and passionately working to create positive outcomes for the formerly incarcerated, Defy Ventures has an opening for a Program Director, National.

Lipton Strategies, a boutique, strategic consulting firm working at the intersection of philanthropy, public affairs, and social impact, is hiring an Associate.

Empower voters and defend democracy. League of Women Voters of California is hiring a Program Coordinator, Democracy Projects or a one year, grant funded position.

The Yosemite Conservancy is hiring a Chief Marketing and Communications Officer.

CAMEO is California’s statewide network made up of over 300 organizations, agencies, and individuals dedicated to furthering microbusiness development in California. CAMEO is hiring an Outreach Specialist / Manager.

UTA seeks a Manager, Inclusion who will be a results-oriented and resourceful leader capable of ramping up quickly and establishing themselves as a credible strategic partner.

Logitech seeks a LogiCares intern to help the Community & Advocacy team by building out Logitech’s Skills-Based Volunteering Program.

18th Street Arts Center is one of the top artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California. Conceived as a radical think tank in the shape of an artist community, 18th Street supports artists from around the globe to imagine, research, and develop significant, meaningful new artworks and share them with the public. 18th Street is looking for a Curatorial, Events, Communications, Design, Development, Culture Mapping, Video / Photography, and Resident Artist Interns.

Art Center seeks a Getty Marrow curatorial Intern for Summer 2021, to assist with a full range of duties related to exhibitions and programs. 

The di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art is hiring a Senior Development Officer.

Valley Water is hiring a Program Administrator to be part of a team ensuring the success of Valley Water’s legislative, policy and funding initiatives at the local, state and federal level on behalf of the residents of Santa Clara County. You will shape public policy and opinion while building Valley Water’s image, brand and reputation.

Advance social and environmental justice by building a movement of people who know, use, and shape the law. Namati is hiring a Program Director/Senior Manager, Global Environmental Justice Corps, Program Officer, Global Environmental Justice Corps, Environmental Justice Organizer in D.C., Program Officer, Environmental Justice in Myanmar (Burma).

  1. My social impact job blog is my way of giving back and helping people who are unemployed.
  2. The world needs changemakers now more than ever.
  3. Life is too short to suffer in a job you hate.
  4. Everyone should find their “Occupassion,” a job they love that gives them meaning and purpose.
  5. Our world needs more companies and Benefit Corporations (B Corps) that generate profits while positively impacting all people and our planet.

Job Posting Strategy: I only feature jobs posted recently. I try to link directly to job websites. My job list is focused primarily on jobs located in California since I know my home state best.

How can I improve #LetLuce? Email me your suggestions and job opportunities to luceinla@gmail.com. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @luceinla.

Congratulations to the city of Riverside for approving the plans and allocating funding for the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture, and Industry. Read the New York Times article.

Color of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, is hiring a Communications Coordinator, Campaign Manager, a Director of Finance, and has other openings.

Lead positive systemic change that strengthens Los Angeles. The California Community Foundation is hiring a Program Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Program Officer, Education.

Expand opportunity for the people of California. The James Irvine Foundation is hiring a Senior Program Officer.

Improve the lives of individuals living in poverty and experiencing disadvantage throughout the world. The Conrad H. Hilton Foundation has numerous openings.

The Urban Peace Institute, a recognized leader in the field of community safety, just policing, and systems reform to end violence and mass incarceration, is hiring a Development & Communications Associate.

Work to advance health and wellness for the most vulnerable in San Diego and Imperial counties. Alliance Healthcare Foundation is hiring a Senior Director of Strategy and External Relations.

Fight for racial justice. Californians for Justice is hiring an Organizing Director and a Strategic Partnerships Director in Long Beach.

The Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation is hiring a Program Associate.

Inspire and educate Southern Californians about the beauty and ecological benefits of California native plant landscapes. The Theodore Payne Foundation is hiring a Retail Specialist, Seed Program.

Eliminate homelessness among families with children in Los Angeles by providing housing, supportive services, and advocacy. Upward Bound seeks a Director of Programs.

Empower and enrich the lives of over 2,000 individuals with disabilities. Anthesis is hiring a Director of Development and Communications.

Work to ensure that all children have access to quality, developmentally appropriate, and educationally stimulating childcare. Pathways LA is hiring an Executive Director.

LA Commons engages communities in the creation of art for public spaces that tells their unique stories and serves as the basis for dialogue, interaction and a better understanding of Los Angeles. LA Commons is hiring an Operations Coordinator.

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is hiring a Specialist, Member Relations and Awards, Community Relations Manager, and a Visitor Experiences Manager.

Engage young people in the creative process in order to shape a society of creative, confident and collaborative individuals. Inner-City Arts is hiring a Development Operations Associate.

The Fowler Museum is hiring a PT Head of Digital Learning and Innovation to participate in a 3-year collaborative interdisciplinary project “Engaging Lived Religion in the 21st-Century Museum.”

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) seeks a talented and enthusiastic Ford Foundation Education Community Engagement Fellow to develop public programs and facilitate engagement activities, including public listening sessions, community events, meetings, wellness activities, workshops, and discussions in support of the diverse communities LACMA serves throughout Los Angeles County.

Pen America seeks a consultant to research and write a report documenting how questions of race inflect the trade publishing process through the firsthand experiences of authors, editors, literary agents, publicists, and others within the book industry. 

Enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation’s most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equality and excellence. Teach for America has numerous remote / home office positions.

Loyola Marymount University is hiring an Associate Director of Community-Based Learning who will be responsible for supporting the development, implementation and advancement of Community-Based Learning (CBL) programs in the Center for Service and Action (CSA) and an Associate Dean for Partnerships, Outreach, and Strategic Engagement.

Advance educational equity. Los Angeles Education Partnership has several openings.

Dare to create a more perfect union — beyond one person, party, or side. Realize the promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees. ACLU is hiring a Communication Strategist.

If justice is your passion, Earthjustice is hiring an Associate Director of Program Communications.

If you are care deeply about reproductive and sexual health education. Planned Parenthood is hiring a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director.

Walt Disney Animation Studios is hiring a Director, Inclusion Strategies.

Engage Californians in service, volunteering, and civic action to tackle our state’s most pressing challenges while lifting up all communities. California Volunteers, Office of the Governor is hiring a Director of Social Media.

The City of Monrovia is hiring a Neighborhood Preservation Officer in the Community Development Department. 

Create an unparalleled Games experience for athletes, fans, partners and our community. LA28 is hiring a Coordinator, Partnership Management & Activation.

Build the pipeline of Democratic campaign talent. Zinc Collective is hiring a Deputy Director of Development.

Support the U.S. Green Building Council of Los Angeles’ marketing, events, and content creation in leading the local Green Building Movement. USGBC-LA is hiring a Marketing Coordinator.

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has numerous summer internships available.

Tides is seeking an intern for the Caribbean Rise Initiative to map the Caribbean region in search of non-profit organizations that are having a meaningful impact on the climate, agricultural or entrepreneurial resilience in the region. Based in NY or remote.

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) seeks an exceptional Administrative Manager to join their small but growing and dynamic team.

Inspire creative expression and enhance quality of life by bringing world class programming to the Valley of the Moon, and to preserve and restore its grand historic building. The Sonoma Community Center is hiring an Executive Director.

PG&E is hiring a Community Relations Specialist. Work location is flexible with anticipated attendance to weekly and monthly meetings in the Bay Area on an as needed basis.

Support private foundations. Pacific Foundation Services is hiring a Grants Manager.

Preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. Environmental Defense Fund has numerous openings SF.

Safeguard the Earth. The Natural Resources Defense Council Defense Council is looking for a Summer 2021 Clean Transportation Intern and a Sustainable Energy and Climate Fellow in SF.

Connect art, community, and artistic expression. The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art is hiring an Executive Director.

Ensure that our state’s parks thrive. Parks California is hiring an Associate Program Manager – Grants & Contracts.

Stanford Libraries is hiring a Photography Curator.

The Wonderful Company is hiring a Philanthropy Program Coordinator based in Lost Hills.

Educate, inspire, and empower people through design. The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is hiring a Director in NYC.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is hiring a COO.

  1. My social impact job blog is my way of giving back and helping people who are unemployed.
  2. The world needs changemakers now more than ever.
  3. Life is too short to suffer in a job you hate.
  4. Everyone should find their “Occupassion,” a job they love that gives them meaning and purpose.
  5. Our world needs more companies and Benefit Corporations (B Corps) that generate profits while positively impacting all people and our planet.

Job Posting Strategy: I only feature jobs posted recently. I try to link directly to job websites rather than to search engines. My job list is focused primarily on jobs located in California since I know my home state best.

How can I improve #LetLuce? Email me your suggestions and job opportunities to luceinla@gmail.com. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @luceinla.

We are striving to forge a union with purpose, to compose a country committed to all cultures, colors, characters and conditions of man.

There were many inspiring events this week but LA’s very own Amanda Gorman’s performance of her poem, “The Hill We Climb” at the inauguration was spectacular.

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) is hiring a Vice President of Programs.

The Michelson Found Animals Foundation is hiring a Sr. Program Manager.

Los Angeles Angeles Housing Services Authority has numerous job openings.

Safe Place for Youth is hiring a Program Associate, Program Manager and Digital Arts Lab Specialist.

American Heart Association is hiring a Community Advocacy Director and Diversity & Inclusion Director.

End mass incarceration. Initiate Justice is hiring a Deputy Director and a Communications Director or Manager.

Support LA’s neediest children. Para Los Niños is hiring a Community Ambassador.

The Natasha Watley Foundation is hiring an Executive Director to create opportunities for girls in under-served communities to learn and play the game of softball.

The Mayor’s Fund is hiring an Operations and Grants Manager to oversee the day-to-day administrative processes and systems that support the Fund’s operations and grant making operations.

Fight against addiction and human trafficking. In-N-Out Burger is hiring an Executive Director for their Slave 2 Nothing Foundation. 

The California Community Foundation is hiring a Sr. Program Officer, Housing & Economic Opp.

The Latino Resource Organization is hiring a Youth Services Coordinator and College Ambassador/Tutor.

Support students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and help teachers inspire their students to write. 826LA is hiring a Senior Manager, Volunteer Program.

Philanthropy Roundtable is hiring a Senior Director of Programs based in DC or virtual.

The Perenchio Foundation is hiring an Executive Director, a high-energy and passionate foundation, philanthropic, or nonprofit executive to continue the Perenchio Foundation’s history of supporting the arts in Los Angeles County. 

Improve and enhance the quality of life of the residents LA through the hosting of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. LA28 is hiring a Director of Learning and Development.

The Wonderful Company is hiring a Philanthropy Program Coordinator based in Delano or Lost Hills.

Envision a world in which everyone is a changmaker. Ashoka has numerous openings in the US and around the globe.

Create and distribute narrative content on social justice issues to educate and activate people to make a difference. Brave New Films is hiring an Office Assistant.

The Norton Simon Museum is hiring a Human Resources Assistant, Administration.

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston has been selected as the commissioner of the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia in 2022, presenting the work of Simone Leigh, and seeks to contract the services of an experienced project manager for the duration of the project.

Bonhams, where I interned early in my career, is hiring an Administrator, Asian Art Dept.

Cal State Long Beach is hiring a Director, Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden. Salary range $4,693 to $8,489 per month.

The Downey Foundation for Educational Opportunities (DFEO) is looking for creative, organized leaders who enjoys working with students. They are hiring an Executive Director, Site Coordinator, and Group Leader.

The City of Long Beach is hiring a Strategic Initiatives and Public Engagement Coordinator.

The Campaign for College Opportunity is hiring a Public Affairs Director to design, lead, and implement effective strategies to build broad support for the organization’s statewide legislative and policy priorities.

The Coca-Cola Company is hiring a Group Director Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability – West Zone.

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

UTA is hiring a Manager, Inclusion responsible for programming and initiatives that promote a diverse environment conducive to realizing the company’s vision of inclusion.

Logitech is hiring a Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging to support the company’s social impact strategy.

Riot Games is hiring a D&I Project Manager.

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

UTA is hiring an Assistant to the Head of Social Impact.

The Coca-Cola Company is hiring a Group Director Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability – West Zone.

The Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative is hiring virtual paid interns for Because of Her story.

The Getty is accepting applications for the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program, a paid summer internship program that will take place summer remotely. Deadline is Feb 1.

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art is hiring an Executive Director.

Skoll Foundation is hiring a Special Advisor to help shape the Skoll Foundation’s work to extend the impact of solutions created by social entrepreneurs and other social innovators, enabling access to new networks, resources, influence, and capital and identifying new ways to drive progress on these urgent global problem.

Advance ideas and support institutions to promote a better world. The Hewlett Foundation is hiring a Performing Arts Fellow. The position a three-year term.

  1. My social impact job blog is my way of giving back and helping people who are unemployed.
  2. The world needs changemakers now more than ever.
  3. Life is too short to suffer in a job you hate.
  4. Everyone should find an “Occupassion,” a job they love that gives them meaning and purpose.
  5. Our world needs more companies or Benefit Corporations (B Corps) that generate profits while positively impacting people and our planet.

Job Posting Strategy: I only feature jobs posted recently. I try to link directly to job websites rather than to search engines. My job list is focused primarily on opportunities in California since I know my home state best.

How can I improve #LetLuce? Email me your suggestions and job opportunities to luceinla@gmail.com. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @luceinla.

I’m inspired by celebrity Chef José Andrés and his team at World Central Kitchen who use the power of food to heal communities and strengthen economies in times of crisis and beyond. Today Chef José Andrés, his World Kitchen team, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi were in DC feeding thousands of National Guard troops. Make a donation to support World Kitchen and follow @chefjoseandres & @wckitchen on social media.

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. 

DigDeep, a human rights non-profit organization working to ensure that every American has equitable access to clean, running water and sanitation forever, is hiring a COO.

Enhance the quality of life for thousands of children and families in Los Angeles. Crystal Stairs is hiring a Community Advocate Associate External Affairs.

REDF invests in and advises high-impact social enterprises to employ and empower people overcoming barriers to work. REDF is hiring a President, Associate Capacity Building, Senior Manager Capacity Building.

BLD PWR engages pop culture, education, and activism to build and train an inclusive community of entertainers and athletes to advance radical social change. BLD PWR is hiring a Director of Programs.

The California Community Foundation has 3 new job openings: Sr. Program Officer, Housing & Economic Opp., Program Officer Education, and a Director Marketing and Communications.

The Entertainment Industry Foundation is hiring a Communications Coordinator.

CASA of Los Angeles, a private, nonprofit organization that mobilizes community volunteers to advocate for children who have experienced abuse and neglect, is hiring a CEO.

End HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Black community. The Black AIDS Institute is hiring a Director of Operations, several Program Specialists, Outreach Coordinator, and Senior Manager Communications.

Eliminate homelessness among families with children. Upward Bound House is hiring a Director of Programs.

Facilitate full Latino participation in the American political process, from citizenship to public service. NALEO Educational Fund has 3 openings in LA: California Director of Civic Engagement, Social Media Manager, and an Associate Director of Impact.

The Levitt Pavilion LA is hiring a bilingual Director of Communications & Development to lead all communications.

Work to ensure that all children have access to quality, developmentally appropriate, and educationally stimulating childcare. Pathways LA is hiring an Executive Director.

Planned Parenthood is hiring a Philanthropy Manager.

LA Commons seeks 1 lead artist and one associate artist February- May, 2021.  LA Commons develops artistic and cultural projects that reveal the unique stories of L.A.’s neighborhoods and engage visitors through cultural tours. 

The Mission Inn Foundation is hiring an Education Coordinator.

LACMA seeks a talented and enthusiastic Ford Foundation Education Community Engagement Fellow to develop public programs and facilitate engagement activities.

The Getty is hiring a Donor Relations Officer.

The Hammer Museum is hiring a Director, Legal Affairs.

MOCA is hiring a Senior Advancement Associate, Philanthropic Programs.

Love film and the Oscars? The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is hiring a Specialist, Member Relations and Awards, Academy Member and Talent Relations Manager, Community Relations Manager, and Store Manager, Academy Museum.

The British Museum is hiring a Major Gifts Officer.

CalArts is hiring a Program Assistant to provide comprehensive support to serve, foster, and strengthen alumnx and parent/family engagement and financial support for CalArts. 

MasterClass has numerous openings in LA.

Transform public schooling to create a more just, equitable, and humane society. UCLA’s Center X is hiring a Program Coordinator, $20-$41 per hr.

SoCalGas is hiring a Community Relations Advisor.

The City of Long Beach is hiring a Community Program Specialist III to manage the Long Beach Activating Safe Communities (LB-ASC) project, a three-year strategy designed to implement a city-wide gun violence response system and effective street outreach and community intervention program in the City of Long Beach’s Washington neighborhood.

Bank of the West BNP Paribas is hiring a Senior CSR Regional Officer in Los Angeles.

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

Justice in Aging is hiring a Director of Equity and Racial Justice Advocacy to work Remotely or can be based in DC, Oakland, or LA.

PwC is hiring a Diversity & Inclusion Senior Manager- Empathy & Upskilling.

Amnesty International is hiring a 9 month Global Fundraising Program Manager based in London.

Human Rights Watch is seeking a Development and Outreach Intern in Sydney, Australia.

International Rescue Committee is hiring a numerous jobs and intern opportunities in Turlock (CA Central Valley).

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) has more than 10 job openings.

I run a corporate foundation for an amazing architecture firm. HMC Architects is hiring a Marketing Manager that can be based in any of HMC’s 6 offices throughout CA or in PHX.

Black Women for Wellness has several openings including an Office Coordinator and numerous Program Managers.

The nation’s largest pro bono law firm, Public Counsel is hiring a CEO, Database Gift Processor, and several Attorneys.

LAUSD is hiring a Sustainability Specialist.

USGBC-LA is hiring a Director of Development.

Rosewood Family Advisors is hiring a Philanthropy Manager.

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History seeks a passionate Executive Director who values and embodies the organization’s commitment to inspiring discovery, wonder, and stewardship of the natural world. 

Bank of the West BNP Paribas is hiring a Senior CSR Regional Officer in San Francisco.

The Heising-Simons Foundation is hiring a Grants Officer and a Grants Associate to support grantee partners that advance sustainable solutions in climate and clean energy, enable groundbreaking research in science, enhance the education of our youngest learners, and support human rights for all people.

MasterClass has numerous openings in SF.

Champion the world’s finest films and filmmakers through programs anchored in and inspired by the spirit and values of the San Francisco Bay Area. SFFILM is hiring a Senior Manager, Administration & People.

In partnership with the Snap Foundation, MAF established the LA Young Creatives Fund to offer financial support to members of the creative economy whose work has been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. LA County residents who work in creative fields may be eligible to receive a $500 grant to help cover any pressing financial needs.

  1. My curated #LetLuce social impact job blog is my way of giving back and helping people who are unemployed.
  2. I believe the world needs changemakers now more than ever.
  3. Life is too short to suffer in a job you hate.
  4. Everyone should find their “Occupassion,” a job they love that gives them meaning and purpose.
  5. Our world needs more companies and Benefit Corporations (B Corps) like Patagonia and Athleta that generate profits while positively impacting people and our planet. We need to think differently and more sustainably.

Job Posting Strategy: I only feature recent job postings. I prefer to link to an organization’s website rather than search engines. I only include jobs that excited and delight me. I don’t post jobs from companies that I know are toxic. My job list is focused on jobs primarily in California since I know the philanthropic landscape in my home state best.

How can I improve #LetLuce? Email me your suggestions and job opportunities to luceinla@gmail.com. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @luceinla.

This Monday, January 18 we will celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights hero Martin Luther King, Jr. MLK Day became a federal holiday in 1986 and a National Day of Service in 1994. Given the horrifying events of the past week, it’s more important than ever to take time to honor MLK Day. We each have a responsibility to educate ourselves to be anti-racist. As a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion, I passionately believe in the importance of building a more tolerant, just, and inclusive world. There are many ways you can honor MLK Day and be inspired to serve your community. Here are some opportunities, events, and resources. Please feel free to add your thoughts and ideas in the comments.

IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 

VIRTUAL EVENTS

RESOURCES

FILMS

BOOKS

Image: Ed Ruscha (American, born 1937). OUR FLAG, 2017. Acrylic on canvas. 72 x 138 inches. 182.9 x 350.5 cm. © Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian.

Provide hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community. Homeboy Industries is hiring a Manager Foundation Relations and Marketing Director.

Promote knowledge sharing, networking, and financial independence for individuals in the arts. The Center for Cultural Innovation is hiring an Operations Associate (LA) and Program Associate (Bay Area).

The Kavli Foundation is seeking candidates for their Public Engagement with Science Specialist position.

Improve the lives of individuals living in poverty and experiencing disadvantage throughout the world. The Hilton Foundation is hiring a Coordinator of Partnerships and Advocacy.

The Little Market, a terrific nonprofit fair trade shop featuring ethically sourced, artisan-made products, is hiring a Director of Operations and a Director of HR.

DigDeep, a non-profit organization working to ensure that every American has equitable access to clean, running water forever, is hiring a COO.

Empower people experiencing food and housing insecurity with food literacy, life skills, and positive relationships. Bread Head is hiring a Program Assistant.

A period should end a sentence, not a girl’s education. The Pad Project is hiring an Education and Outreach Coordinator.

Empower the next generation of leaders. Kizuna is hiring an Executive Director.

Ensure equitable access to nature. Nature for All is hiring an Executive Director.

Oversee and secure funding for IAH’s Homelessness initiatives. SCAN Health Plan is hiring a Director Homeless Services.

The Museum of Natural History is hiring a Manager, Public Programs, Exhibition Project Manager, and Supervisor Mobile Museums.

One of my favorite nonprofits…Self Help Graphics & Art is hiring an Operations Manager, Master Printer and Director of Professional Printmaking Program, Administrative Associate, Education ad Social Enterprise Coordinator and a Curatorial Research Assistant. Support SHG by shopping for social impact prints / art on their website.

Connect our community to natural, wild, and open spaces of southern California through land conservation, stewardship, and education. Rivers & Lands Conservancy is hiring an Executive Director in Riverside.

MOCA is hiring a Senior Advancement Associate, Philanthropic Programs.

Inspire current and future generations through the universal art of visual storytelling. The Lucas Museum is hiring a Deputy Director, External Affairs and a Deputy Director Public Programs + Social Impact.

The Broad is hiring a Director of Marketing and Communications.

The Laguna Art Museum is hiring an Executive Director.

Facilitate, support, and encourage new and innovative ideas in the realm of arts, music, education, and other creative outlets with the goal to aid in elevating community planning and economic viability. Creative Class Collective is hiring an Executive Director.

An Episcopalian School in the Valley, Campbell Hall is hiring an Associate Head of Community Engagement.

Mattel is hiring a Senior Foundation Specialist.

Build a better tomorrow. Southern California Edison is hiring a Corporate Giving, Advisor.

Working at the intersection of business and the nonprofit sector, the Head of Nonprofits will lead the strategy and initiatives that enable nonprofits to accelerate their missions and maximize their social impact with the power of Asana.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are hiring a VP, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Propper Daly is a social impact agency behind the world’s leading changemakers. They have several openings including: Director of Digital Strategy & New Media, Manager Business Development, Manager Client Services, Manager Strategy & Research, and Intern Social Media Strategy.

KCRW has several openings including a Content Director, Culture, Institutional Giving Associate, and a Marketing Operations Manager.

BUILD helps students become the CEO of their own lives. Build is hiring a Program Director in LA.

Support  talented college students who have been impacted by foster care system. Ready to Succeed is hiring a Program and Development Coordinator.

Energy Innovation, a clean energy and environmental policy firm that provides timely research and analysis on low-carbon energy policy options,  seeks a Director of Policy Analysis for Global Initiatives, Climate Imperative Project to play an instrumental role in supporting domestic and international grant-making efforts.

The USGBC-LA is hiring a Director of Development.

Ensure effective and efficient national deployment of grantmaking and community engagement approaches across all of Kaiser Permanente’s communities as Executive Director, Grantmaking and Community Engagement.

Be a force-multiplier for the Global Climate Strategies team and all its work to guide new climate philanthropists to the outsized impact needed to solve the most profound challenge of our time. The Climate Leadership Initiative is hiring a Program Manager.

Catalyze transformational social change by investing in, connecting, and championing social entrepreneurs and other social innovators who together advance equitable solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. The Skoll Foundation is hiring an Executive Assistant for the Strategy Office.

Rhia Ventures, a women-led social investment organization that seeks to create a vibrant, equitable market for women’s sexual, reproductive, and maternal health, is hiring a CEO.

McEvoy Foundation for the Arts is hiring an Operations Manager and a Communications Assistant.

Blue Shield of California is hiring a Corporate Citizen Program Manager to focus on highlighting and addressing issues of social justice, including the challenges of racial inequity, opportunity gaps, and the social determinants of health.

The City of Boston Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture (MOAC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Cultural Planning

Help ensure that all Angelenos have access to affordable, high-quality sexual and reproductive health care. Planned Parenthood is looking for Public Affairs Intern.

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver is hiring an Assistant Director of Programming and Education.

  1. My curated #LetLuce social impact job blog is my way of giving back and helping people who are unemployed.
  2. I believe the world needs changemakers now more than ever.
  3. Life is too short to suffer in a job you hate.
  4. Everyone should find their “Occupassion,” a job they love which gives them meaning and purpose.

Job Posting Strategy: I only feature recent job postings that have been listed in the past 1-2 weeks. Whenever possible I link to the job on the organization’s website, rather than search engines. I only include jobs that excited and delight me. I don’t post jobs from companies that I know are toxic. My job list is focused on jobs primarily in California since I know the philanthropic landscape in my home state best.

How can I improve #LetLuce? Email me your suggestions and job opportunities to luceinla@gmail.com. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @luceinla.

Be inspired to make a positive impact. Check out this year’s CNN Heroes.

Thousand Currents, a public foundation funding grassroots organizing that addresses the interdependent issues of food sovereignty, alternative economies, and climate justice in the Global South, has launched a search for a Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Sci-Arc has several open positions including an admissions counselor and Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Volunteers of America is hiring a Site Supervisor.

Public Counsel, the nation’s largest pro bono law firm, seeks a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

The Sobrato Organization, dedicated to building a strong and vibrant Silicon Valley community through business and philanthropic leadership, is hiring a Director of Impact Investments.

The Legal Aid Foundation is hiring a Director of Community and Economic Justice and numerous legal positions.

The California Wellness Foundation is hiring an Executive Assistant to the CEO, a Program Director, and a Program Officer.

Safe Place for Youth is hiring a Community Outreach and Engagement Lead.

826LA is hiring an AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Training and Retention Coordinator.

TreePeople is hiring a highly motivated Senior Manager of Community Organizing to lead the community organizing team.

Essie Justice Group, a non profit organization of women with incarcerated loved ones taking on the rampant injustices created by mass incarceration, is hiring Senior Manager of Operations

Are you a passionate cinephile? The Academy of Arts and Sciences has several position open including Vice President of Advancement, Senior Manager Digital Marketing, Store Manager and other opportunities.

MOCA is hiring a Senior Advancement Associate, Philanthropic Programs, a temporary preparatory, a Manager and an Assistant of School Programs.

The Skirball Cultural Center is hiring a Director of Public Programs and School Programs Coordinator.

The Getty is hiring a Digital Media Producer, Executive Assistant, and  Associate Interpretive Content Specialist.

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is hiring a Deputy Director External Affairs and a Deputy Director of Public Programs + Social Impact.

The Broad is hiring a Director of Marketing and Communications.

Caltech is hiring an Assistant Director, Center for Inclusion and Diversity and an Assistant Director, Engagement & Programming.

The University of Southern California (USC) is hiring an Executive Director, Black Alumni Association.

Google is hiring a Director of Marketing, Social Impact and Responsibility.

Cedars Sinai is hiring a Partnerships & Community Engagement Lead.

Atlas Obscura is an award-winning travel company founded in 2009. They are hiring a Senior Editor/Writer.

La Luz Center in Sonoma is looking for their next Executive Director. 

  1. My curated social impact job blog is my way of helping people who are unemployed.
  2. Life is too short to suffer in a job you hate.
  3. Everyone should find their “Occupassion” a job they love which gives them meaning and purpose.

How can I improve #LetLuce? Email me your suggestions and job opportunities to luceinla@gmail.com. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @luceinla.

LA2050 released its annual holiday gift guide featuring impactful, socially-conscious, and locally-made goods. By purchasing products from this list, you can support organizations pursuing social change in Los Angeles and help drive progress on some of LA2050’s key impact metrics: employment in the creative industries, minority- and women-owned firms, manufacturing activity, jobs per capita, rates of volunteerism, and more. LA2050 is an initiative driving and tracking progress toward a shared vision for the future of Los Angeles.

Expand opportunities for the people of California. The James Irvine Foundation is hiring a Program Officer based in LA or SF.

The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) is looking for multiple passionate and self-motivated Program Specialists to help end the HIV epidemic among Black Angelinos.

Under the direction of the Director of External Affairs & Philanthropy, the Grants Manager (GM) is responsible for raising funds for A Community of Friends (ACOF) primarily through grants. 

Lead a young, ambitious nonprofit organization committed to building more inclusive, relevant, and equitable cultural and civic organizations. OF/BY/FOR ALL is hiring a CEO.

Reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and accelerate the transition to a clean energy future. Wellspring Climate Initiative (WCI) is hiring a Program Associate based in Irvine.

The African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI) is hiring an Associate Program Coordinator.

Protect the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected children and youth. The Alliance for Children’s Rights is hiring a Volunteer Outreach Coordinator.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is hiring a Director, Beckmen YOLA Center.

Bessemer Trust is hiring a Summer Associate to support the Philanthropic Advisory team on several projects including client-related research; knowledge management and content creation on a variety of topics in philanthropy, for both internal and external audiences; strategic internal initiatives; and more.

Arts at Blue Roof seeks a dynamic, community-minded onsite program manager to plan and develop community-based arts programming which includes their anchor program, “A Room of One’s Own,” a new artist residency launching in 2021, which offers free studio space and mentorship to woman-identified artists and creative makers.

Help Posse Scholars transition from being leaders on campus to become leaders in the workforce. The Posse Foundation is hiring a Career Program Manager.

The YMCA has numerous openings throughout Southern CA.

David & Margaret Youth and Family Services is hiring a CEO in La Verne.

Net Impact is looking for a Communications Manager who is passionate about storytelling.

The San Diego Foundation is hiring a Director, Environmental Initiatives, San Diego Women’s Foundation, Program Specialist, and a Director, Professional Advisor relations.

The Hammer Museum is hiring a Director, Legal Affairs.

The Recording Academy is hiring a Managing Director Artist Relations, Director, Marketing Special Projects, Brand Manager, and other positions.

The California Association of Museums (CAM) seeks a part-time Administrative Coordinator.

Green Dot Public Schools is hiring a Director of Mentorship, an Operations Manager and a Partnerships Manager.

LAUSD is hiring a Family and Community Engagement Director.

JPL is hiring a Public Engagement, Lead Communications Specialist.

Rhia Ventures is hiring a CEO in San Francisco.

Filoli is a 654-acre historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, located on the San Francisco Bay Peninsula, and one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century. Filoli is hiring a Chief Development Officer.

International Bird Rescue is hiring a Part-time Administrative Assistant, Part-time Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician, and a Social Media Intern.

  1. My curated social impact job blog is my way to help people who are unemployed. Being unemployed is a taboo subject. 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 had a positive impact.
  4. I only feature jobs that excite and delight me which have been posted in the past week.
  5. How can I improve #LetLuce? Email me your suggestions and job opportunities to luceinla@gmail.com and follow me on Twitter and Instagram @luceinla.

“The Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena and the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, (formerly Pomona College Museum of Art) in Claremont are partnering to present Alison Saar: Of Aether and Earthe, an exhibition of artist Alison Saar’s work connected to myths and archetypes, invisible bodies and hidden histories, and timeless paradigms of grounding and transformation. Highlighting the dualities that are woven throughout her art, Alison Saar: Of Aether and Earthe explores and complicates the binaries of body and spirit, earth and air.”

The California Community Foundation is hiring a Grants Assistant.

Santa Barbara Foundation is hiring a Director of Investments.

OF/BY/FOR ALL is hiring a CEO.

LA’s BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program is hiring Community Engagement Fellow.

Ensure that all children have access to quality, developmentally appropriate, and educationally stimulating childcare. Pathways LA is hiring an Executive Director.

The Eisner Foundation is hiring a Foundation Administrator.

Parks California is hiring an Associate Program Manager – Grants & Operations.

The Nonprofit Finance Fund is hiring a Project Management Associate, Talent & Organizational Effectiveness.

Brave New Films is seeking a Campaign Outreach Director, Screenings to initiate, organize and lead our national film screenings program by connecting with civic advocacy organizations, educators and schools (middle school through college), and faith based organizations to screen documentary films virtually during COVID and in person when possible.

The British Museum is seeking to appoint a maternity cover National Outreach Manager.

Dream job alert…the Department of History of Art and Architecture, University of California Santa Barbara, invites applications for a position as Director of the Art, Design and Architecture Museum at UCSB.

Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University seeks the next Senior Director of the Seaver College Career Center.

Caltech is hiring an Assistant Director, Center for Inclusion and Diversity, Assistant Director, Engagement & Programming, and a Grants Manager Assistant.

Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA) is hiring a Manager, Hollywood Farmers’ Market, Program Administrative Assistant – Pompea Smith Good Cooking/Buena Cocina Program and a Program Manager – Specialty Crop Nutrition Education and Promotion Program.

One of my favorite B Corps, Patagonia is hiring a Grant Database Analyst.

My nail crush. Olive & June is hiring a Director Community + Partnerships.

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ office has an immediate opening for an experienced Staff Assistant

Justice in Aging seeks an experienced advocate with a strong commitment to racial justice and advancing equity to join our team in a new position, Director of Equity and Racial Justice Advocacy.

The California Association of Museums is hiring a PT Communications Coordinator.

California State Parks is hiring a Curatorial Assistant in Sacramento.

The National Endowment for the Arts is pleased to announce a one-year, paid, HBCU Pathways Intern position to support the agency’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities Initiative. 

The British Museum is seeking a Project Curator: Stonehenge to join the Britain, Europe and Prehistory department. 

  1. My curated social impact job blog is my way to help people who are unemployed. Being unemployed is a taboo subject 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 only feature jobs that excite and delight me which have been posted in the past 1-2 weeks.
  5. How can I improve #LetLuce? Email me your suggestions and job opportunities to luceinla@gmail.com and follow me on Twitter and Instagram @luceinla.

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.