Careers

Program Director
Friday, November 13, 2020

As a senior staff generalist reporting to a Vice President, the Program Director is responsible for managing a portfolio of projects and program offices, developing new opportunities, and serving as a resource in their field(s) of expertise.

The Program Director will be expected to:

  • Develop, implement, and manage intermediary programs for grantmakers and government agencies
  • Work with staff colleagues to assess developmental needs of grassroots nonprofit leaders; support grassroots nonprofit organizations and projects in government contract compliance
  • Plan content for peer-learning gatherings, trainings, and conferences; oversee staffing and logistics for program operations and events
  • Manage a portfolio of projects under Community Partners’ fiscal sponsorship
  • Keep abreast of current trends and issues in Los Angeles nonprofit, philanthropic, and government sectors, and state-of-the-art approaches in organizational and leadership development
  • Represent Community Partners publicly and help extend our civic reach through strategic networking and relationship building
  • Identify opportunities to apply Community Partners’ expertise and generate new programs
  • Work with staff colleagues to develop, document and deliver curriculum for training and workshop modules; facilitate peer learning opportunities
  • Provide supervision, coaching and mentoring for other program and administrative staff
  • Prepare reports, budgets, correspondence, proposals and other documents
  • Manage various projects and other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7-10 years of relevant work experience in nonprofit management, public policy, public health, public administration, program development, community development, civic engagement, organizational or community capacity building, evaluation, philanthropy or other relevant field(s)
  • Lived experience in a community traditionally under-represented in nonprofit leadership roles strongly preferred
  • Experience leading complex government-funded contracting or grant initiatives, a nonprofit, or a startup venture a plus
  • Experience and/or comfort with operating in knowledge organizations and thought partnership roles; a creative and a reflective thinker
  • Experience working with diverse groups and in a team environment, with a collaborative and consultative style
  • Familiarity with the landscape of LA’s nonprofit, philanthropic, and government sectors strongly preferred; prior experience managing an LA County contract a plus
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience a plus

Community Partners staff are working remotely during COVID-19; after re-opening at our ADA-accessible offices in The California Endowment, this role requires the ability to travel locally, with occasional overnight travel to meetings or conferences outside the LA area.

Compensation

Salary range for this position is $90,000-$110,000 depending on experience.

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, a 403(b) plan with employer match, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, Metro pass, and a range of professional development opportunities. Community Partners has a 9/80 work week option under which employees may elect to work 80 hours in 9 days and take every other Friday off (after completion of introductory period).

Application

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by clicking here.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Finance Manager
Friday, November 13, 2020

Community Partners seeks a full time Finance Manager. Reporting to the Senior Director of Accounting, this position supports the finance team in managing the finances and accounting for a variety of projects related to our intermediary services.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with program team, finance team and project consultants to maintain accurate funder grant/contract invoicing, financial reporting, budgeting, budget amendments, forecasting, and general ledger for intermediary projects.
  • Assist with audit matters related to intermediary projects. This includes meeting monitoring and compliance requirements as required by contracts and grants.
  • Create journal entries and ensure timely month end close.
  • Review subcontractor and grantee expenditures and budgets as related to intermediary projects. Includes monitoring actual-to-budget activity.
  • Provide guidance to subcontractors and grantees on budgeting, invoicing and record keeping.
  • Assist with developing policies, procedures, and required forms that facilitate effective operation for intermediary projects.
  • Prepare reimbursement invoices to funders, track related payments, and monitor accounts payable for intermediary projects.
  • Attend and support meetings and convenings as needed.
  • Review monthly new project proposals and assess if the potential projects are a fit with Community Partners.
  • Assess risk of project activities and ensure proper nonprofit compliance with laws.
  • Analyze and assist in updating (if needed) current processes in the finance department to mitigate against potential liabilities.
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing other duties as needed.
  • Must have experience and knowledge of government funding and compliance requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent relevant experience) in accounting, finance, or business-related field. Master degree preferred. A minimum of 7 years of experience in grants, contracts administration and finance, specifically with government contracts.
  • Accounting software knowledge required (experience with Accufund a plus)
  • Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skill, be highly attentive to detail, and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality due to the nature of the position.
  • Excellent client service and interpersonal skills and professional demeanor in communicating with staff members at all levels throughout the institution, as well as with vendors and others.
  • Familiarity with databases, including accounting and Salesforce.
  • High level of experience with excel required.

COMPENSATION

Salary $85,000.00 - $90,000.00

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, a 403(b) plan with employer match, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, and a rang e of professional development opportunities.

APPLICATION

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by clicking here.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Senior Administrative Assistant
Friday, November 13, 2020

Community Partners seeks a full time, hourly (non-exempt) Senior Administrative Assistant. Reporting to a Vice President, this position provides high-level administrative support for the planning and execution of the Fiscal Sponsorship program as well peer learning convenings, workshops, trainings, and other events.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as the main contact person for the Fiscal Sponsorship team and respond to general inquiries; assist in the intake and review of new proposals.
  • Respond to project leader requests in support of grant proposal completion and/or inquiries in support of their work.
  • Maintain a Salesforce database that tracks project contact information, project requests and generates reports.
  • Comfortably utilize Zoom and other digital platforms to host recurring webinars, virtual convenings and team meetings.
  • Coordinate and prepare for peer learning convenings, workshops, trainings, and other events; research venues and manage the event specs including logistics and setup, catering, A/V, and materials.
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments for internal colleagues.
  • Coordinate event registration and logistics, including ordering and picking up supplies and preparing, printing, and collating materials such as badges, signage, handouts, evaluations, agendas, etc.
  • Process and submit invoices and payment requests; file corresponding paperwork and update tracking documents.
  • Travel to meetings, conferences, and other work-related events and be on-call during those events to ensure that logistics run smoothly and participants’ needs are met.
  • Review and verify timesheets, work charts, and other information in order to maintain accurate payroll data.
  • Compile and format content for projects including grant reports, timelines, and other documents.
  • Track project timelines and remind internal and external colleagues about deadlines.
  • Input, compile, and analyze registration and evaluation data, including manually adjusting and formatting data sets.
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing other duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) with 2-4 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, be highly attentive to detail, and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a busy, fast-paced, and evolving team environment. A passion and proven track record for detail-oriented work is required.
  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor in communicating with staff members at all levels throughout the organization, and with vendors and other external stakeholders.
  • Able to understand an issue and take the initiative to develop and implement solutions.
  • Experience in planning, and executing high-quality events.
  • Proficiency in MS Office is required.
  • We welcome applications from people who consider themselves under-represented in the nonprofit sector even if they feel they meet only some of the qualifications.
  • Experience working on simultaneous projects with different team leads a plus.

PHYSICAL

The employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, frequently required to walk and stand. The employee must use their hands to operate office equipment and reach with hands and arms. Employee may occasionally climb, stoop, kneel or bend. Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform essential job duties.

COMPENSATION

Salary $45,000 - $50,000 D.O.E

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, a 403(b) plan with employer match, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, metro pass, and a range of professional development opportunities. Community Partners has a 9/80 work week option under which employees may elect to work 80 hours in 9 days and take every other Friday off (after completion of introductory period).

APPLICATION

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by clicking here.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Grants Associate
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Community Partners seeks a full time grants associate. Reporting to the Manager of Grants, this position supports the department in a variety of roles related to grants and contract administration and other related activities as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Grants Administration

  • Review government agreements and prepare appropriate forms for contract execution
  • Review private grant agreements
  • Manage a portfolio of projects.
  • Work with projects on budget review for government and private grant submissions
  • Submit government grant proposals through on-line system
  • Prepare monthly invoicing for government contracts
  • Prepare ad hoc contract invoicing as needed for city, private and school contracts
  • Assist in all areas of grant compliance and management for projects.
  • Manage project grants in Salesforce database and AccuFund
  • Prepare documentation for funder site visits and audits
  • Assist with preparation of annual audit materials
  • Draft MOUs and agreements, as necessary
  • Interact with Project Leaders addressing various financial matters
  • Prepare journal entries as needed
  • Assist department with special projects
  • Other tasks as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skill, be highly attentive to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in MS Office is required.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality due to the nature of the position.
  • Able to understand an issue and take initiative to develop and implement solutions.
  • Excellent client service and interpersonal skills, and professional demeanor in communicating with staff members at all levels throughout the institution, and with vendors and others.
  • Familiarity with databases, including accounting and HR software.
  • Working knowledge of government contracts policies and procedures is a plus.

EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related fields (or equivalent experience) with a minimum of 3 to 5 years exp.

PHYSICAL

The employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, frequently required to walk and stand.  The employee must also use his/her hands to operate office equipment and reach with hands and arms.  Employee may occasionally climb, stoop, kneel or bend.  Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform essential job duties.

COMPENSATION

Salary $50,000 – $57,000 D.O.E

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, a 403(b) plan with employer match, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, metro pass, and a range of professional development opportunities. Community Partners has a 9/80 work week option under which employees may elect to work 80 hours in 9 days and take every other Friday off.

Application

To apply click here.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring

Senior Grants Associate
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Community Partners seeks a full time Senior Grants Associate. Reporting to the Manager of Grants, this position supports the department in a variety of roles related to grants and contract administration and other related activities as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review private and government grant agreements
  • Work with projects on budget review for government and private grant submissions
  • Submit government grant proposals through on-line system
  • Oversee and prepare monthly invoicing for government contracts
  • Prepare contract invoicing as needed for government, private and school contracts
  • Provide guidance to projects with finance portion of required funder reports
  • Prepare for funder site visits and audits
  • Prepare annual audit materials including special A-133 federal expenditure audit
  • Draft MOUs and agreements, as necessary
  • Oversee close out of monthly cash management process
  • Assess contract receivables in connection with analysis of project’s fund balance position
  • Assess project’s open contracts prior to project separations
  • Work with Grants Manager to improve Grant Database – design and maintenance
  • Interact with Project Leaders addressing various financial matters
  • Prepare journal entries as needed
  • Assist department with special projects
  • Other tasks as assigned

     Audit

  • Prepare and process year end representation letters
  • Coordinate other audit related documents

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skill, be highly attentive to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in MS Office is required.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality due to the nature of the position.
  • Able to understand an issue and take initiative to develop and implement solutions.
  • Excellent client service and interpersonal skills, and professional demeanor in communicating with staff members at all levels throughout the institution, and with vendors and others.
  • Familiarity with databases, including accounting and HR software.

EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business related field. Master degree preferred. A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in an accounting, finance departments or grant management (or equivalent experience). Accounting software knowledge a plus. 

PHYSICAL

The employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, frequently required to walk and stand.  The employee must also use his/her hands to operate office equipment and reach with hands and arms.  Employee may occasionally climb, stoop, kneel or bend.  Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform essential job duties.

COMPENSATION

Salary $60,000 – $70,000 D.O.E

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, a 403(b) plan with employer match, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, metro pass, and a range of professional development opportunities. Community Partners has a 9/80 work week option under which employees may elect to work 80 hours in 9 days and take every other Friday off.

APPLICATIONS

To apply please click here.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring

Accounts Receivable Assistant
Friday, October 2, 2020

Community Partners seeks a full time, hourly (non-exempt) Accounts Receivable Assistant. Reporting to the Controller, this position provides support to the Finance and Administration team in activities pertaining to revenues and other finance duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Finance

  • Review, code, and process all online donations for 180+ sponsored project
  • Code and process all cash, check and wire receipts, work with Grants staff for allocation of funds
  • Inform project leader of all donations received from all online platforms (eg. PayPal, Network for Good)
  • Set-up online donation pages and accounts. Ensure project leaders understand and comply with policies and procedures regarding revenue stream from online fundraising and credit card donations Train project staff on procedures and usage of online platforms and software
  • Send out a monthly report of all online revenues to project leaders
  • Prepare a report reconciling all online donations from multiple platforms and process JE to record cash receipts
  • Provide customer service on resolving issues related to online fundraising, online payments and donor-related concerns, respond to inquiries regarding online platforms.
  • Provide technical assistance in areas of online tasks and services and software and hardware support. Assist with implementation of upgrades of new online platforms and software solutions.

Other tasks

  • Create journal entries for end-of-month activities as needed.
  • Prepare and file quarterly estimated sales tax with the CA Department of Tax and Fee Administration
  • Set-up purchasing online accounts for projects and maintain user databases.
  • Review and approve project purchases based on available cash balance.
  • Request quotes and process order requests on behalf of project leaders and CP core staff.
  • Respond to inquiries concerning purchasing programs and account information.
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing other duties as needed.

PHYSICAL

The employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, frequently required to walk and stand. The employee must also use their hands to operate office equipment and reach with hands and arms. Employee may occasionally climb, stoop, kneel or bend. Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform essential job duties.

COMPENSATION

Hourly rate $18.00 - $20.20

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, a 403(b) plan with employer match, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, metro pass, and a range of professional development opportunities. Community Partners has a 9/80 work week option under which employees may elect to work 80 hours in 9 days and take every other Friday off (after completion of introductory period).

QUALIFICATIONS

Must possess basic finance and accounting knowledge, preferably in a nonprofit environment.  Excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail required. Knowledge of Word, Excel, Salesforce and Accufund desirable. Ability to work well with others in a team environment. College degree or equivalent work experience given preference.

APPLICATION

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by clicking here.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.