1. IT Director : Los Angeles
    IT Director : Los Angeles
    The Trevor Project Pay: 90K Job Title: Information Technology Director Location: West Hollywood, CA Reports to: Vice President of Operations FLSA Status: Exempt General Summary: The technology director is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, implementation, and evaluation of all IT functions for The Trevor Project. This includes the support and maintenance of existing applications as well as the development of new software and technological solutions for organizational needs. The technology director serves on The Trevor Project’s leadership team, and supports staff working in Trevor’s West Hollywood, CA and New York, NY offices, as well as several staff persons working remotely. The goal of this position is to ensure IT systems are future focused, effective and functioning within the limits of budget, time and meet the strategic needs of The Trevor Project. The ideal candidate is very knowledgeable in IT, computer systems, networking and software development. They have a solid technical background with a passion for innovation and service. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (Other duties as assigned) • Oversee all technology operations, including servers, PCs, operating systems, telephones, software applications, networking, and peripherals. • Oversee all phases of IT projects from conception to completion, develop project tracking and variance reports • Ensure projects are completed within budget and on time. • Ensure security of data, website, network access and backup systems • Evaluate consistency and maintainability of existing technology operations across the organization, identifying the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems. • Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their hardware and software technology needs, gathering and refining specifications and requirements. • Coordinate efforts with IT vendors, including website consultants, negotiating and administering vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements. • Develop and control IT budget and report on expenditures. Forecast costs, equipment and personnel needs for projects and programs. • Devise and establish IT policies and systems, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, best practices, and service provision, providing written protocols and guidance staff and end-users. • Oversee systems/software development and enhancement. • Ensure the creation and maintenance of all written documentation, including system and user manuals, license agreements, and documentation of modifications and upgrades. • Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services • Manage administrative and programmatic telecommunications infrastructure and development plans, projects, policies and procedures • Provide expertise and support during systems upgrades, installations, conversions, and file maintenance. • Develop strategic, long term technological plans to maintain, expand, and scale our various technologies. • Design and lead releases of software updates, including creating a detailed timeline for each application release. • Keep current with the latest emerging technologies/industry trends, including social and mobile media, and determine and apply into operations new technology solutions to meet business and system needs. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: • BS in computer science, engineering or relevant field. MS/MIS degree will be a plus. • Minimum of 3 years of proven progressive IT experience as IT manager or similar role. • Experience leading IT operations in a multi-office environment. • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications. • Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc. • Experience in the most current technologies and products used in the industry. • Experience in working with non-profits and/or services organizations preferred. • Programming and software development • Ability to meet deadlines, to conduct and direct research into IT issues and products, and to take initiative in the development and completion of projects. • Excellent organizational and leadership skills • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and evaluative skills. • Exceptional ability to organize and prioritize work within and across departments. • Must be able to work independently. • High level of professionalism with good interpersonal skills, handles confidential and sensitive information with discretion. • Strong written and verbal communications skills. • Demonstrates enthusiasm and dedication to teamwork. • An appreciation for working in a multicultural environment that values diversity, accuracy and dependability. Supervisory Responsibilities: None at this time Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate. The employee is required to work some Saturdays, Sundays and evenings. Note: “The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.” To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Trevor IT Director Job)
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  2. Development & Finance Coordinator: Los Angeles
    Development & Finance Coordinator: Los Angeles
    The Trevor Project Job Title: Development and Finance Coordinator Pay: 40K Location: West Hollywood Reports To: VP of Operations FLSA Status: Non-Exempt General Summary: The Development and Finance Coordinator is responsible for providing a variety of high-level administrative and clerical tasks specifically relating to The Trevor Project’s Development and Finance departments. The Development and Finance Coordinator records, verifies and preserves data for use in maintaining donor and financial records. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Supervisor) Development: • Maintains and updates donor records in the donor database (currently Salesforce), including managing duplicates, marking contacts with correct identifiers, and performing other ongoing data cleanup. • Performs high-volume gift entry. • Creates and maintains queries for various department staff. • Reviews, formats, and sorts constituent lists for mailings and other outreach, performs mail merges. • Provides administrative and project based support for the Major Donor program including database administration, creating stewardship packages, pre-and post-event support to guests for Major Donor events, and participating in follow-up activities in conjunction with the Senior Major Gifts Officer Finance: • Verifies payables ensuring appropriate approvals and coding is in place, preparing payables for entry into the financial system. • Tracks and follows up on organizational receivables. • Generates invoices, and reports as requested. • Reconciles revenues against the bank statements. • Maintains physical and electronic files, including accounts payable, payroll and deposits. Administrative: • Provides general administrative support for the Finance and Development teams, particularly with mailings, preparing invoices, and filing. • Represents The Trevor Project and supports Development and Finance goals in a professional manner, including being responsive to questions from current and potential donors and vendors via phone, email, and in person. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job. • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years in an administrative support role. Project management experience preferred. • Salesforce experience preferred, database or data cloud experience required. Must be very comfortable working with large amounts of data. • Ideal candidate enjoys and excels at evaluating current administrative systems/procedures with an eye for maximizing accuracy and efficiency. • Proven track record of coordinating a department with many moving parts and multiple team members. • Exceptional ability to organize and prioritize work within and across departments; • A demonstrated commitment to meeting high-quality standards, paying superb attention to detail, and handling large lists and spreadsheets with aplomb. • Computer literacy, including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. • Must be able to work independently. • High level of professionalism with good interpersonal skills, handles confidential and sensitive information with discretion. • Strong written and verbal communications skills, comfortable on the phone. • Demonstrates enthusiasm and dedication to teamwork. • An appreciation for working in a multicultural environment that values diversity, accuracy and dependability. • Strong commitment to The Trevor Project’s mission. Supervisory Responsibilities: None at this time. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate. The employee is required to work some Saturdays, Sundays and evenings. Note: “The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.” To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Trevor Development & Finance Job)
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  3. Communications & Creative Services Manager: Los Angeles
    Communications & Creative Services Manager: Los Angeles
    The Trevor Project Pay: 40K Job Title: Communications and Creative Services Manager Location: Los Angeles or New York Reports to: Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Engagement FLSA Status: Exempt Who We're Looking For: A General Summary: Under the supervision of the Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Engagement, the Communications & Creative Services Manager is part of the team responsible for forwarding Trevor's mission and expanding the public profile of the organization through various marketing strategies. You will work in a busy, high-energy environment and join a team of creative professionals. This person takes an active role in future planning and idea generation. You love making systems that improve situations, workflows, and results. You are respectfully tough, creatively encouraging, and the type of person people never want to disappoint. The incumbent will help to serve as a brand steward, responsible for taking concepts from start to consumer-facing, highlighting the message and vision of the organization across all materials—print, online, and audio/video while enforcing organizational brand and communications quality control measures. You are responsible for the strategic project management of all marketing initiatives throughout the organization, both within the Marketing Department and for projects that are brought forward by the development/advancement, programs, education, advocacy, community engagement,and recruitment departments. The person in this position has a keen eye for integrated communications strategies across all programs. You'll plan resources against the marketing calendar, attend project kick­off meetings, champion the completion of intake creative briefs, and execute internal requests ensuring on-target, on-time, and on-brand delivery of collateral. The incumbent will be responsible for managing the Marketing Department's project calendar, meeting with Trevor Project teams, developing a RACI chart for projects, and setting and communicating realistic project timelines and deadlines. Along the way, you'll help streamline processes and define best practices. You will also have primary responsibility for internal photography projects and expanding our messaging to include consistent video production of various lengths for a variety of purposes as well as lead the repackaging of existing video assets. You will manage the organization's YouTube presence. You are a strategic thinker, a creative problem solver, an outstanding project manager, and an accomplished multi-task professional who is able to prioritize and execute given limited staff resources. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: • Works closely with the Vice President of Marketing to create and implement the organization's marketing and communications strategies; • Work with team members to ensure proper seeping of client work, including articulation of final deliverables; develop contingency plans as needed, and fiercely protect timelines and vocalize challenges/opportunities; • Field incoming project requests, scope projects, determine project goals, define deliverables and tasks, conduct background research, maintain and communicate project calendar, and flag projects with potential low ROI; • Serve as lead for organization photography and video production and timely and appropriate filing and archiving of assets; • Maintain an awareness of public issues and current events relevant to The Trevor Project's mission and pitch related Trevor-specific video ideas; • Help to develop, implement and manage marketing, communications/PR and brand performance measurements; and drive qualitative and quantitative reporting metrics, analysis, and ROI that can demonstrate success against desired and stated outcomes; • Experiment with and explore new tools and technologies to modernize and make content creation and distribution more efficient; • Serve as the organization's brand steward, developing and upholding brand standards and messaging on an ongoing basis; • Develop and execute marketing and outreach initiatives with a focus on expanding our messaging via video. Concept, storyboard production, video production, and editing skills for a variety of purposes from general mission awareness, to educational materials, Public Service Announcement and visual interpretations of press releases/blogs (similar to Mic videos) • In collaboration with the Development team, work to ensure that all fundraising elements including major events and corporate partnerships adhere to brand, communications, and marketing guidelines. • Participate in planning and implementation of materials for celebrity-driven, high-profile public relations efforts related to TrevorLIVE, a twice annual red carpet fundraising event in New York and Los Angeles • Prepare regular reports to senior staff, board of directors, board committees and other parties as needed • Be part of a collaborative environment that encourages a respectful exchange of ideas across teams • Regularly update and maintain the marketing section of the organization's new staff onboarding orientation materials • Supervise and advise on the creation of all merchandise and promo items produced with a Trevor logo • Build and maintain strategic relationships with key vendors; seek pro bono support where possible • Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: • Bachelor's degree required in Public Relations & Marketing or related field and a minimum of two to four years marketing/PR experience; • Experience in a non-profit/mission driven organization strongly desired. Experience in a youth-serving organization preferred. • Excellent oral and interpersonal communications skills and demonstrated level of comfort with public speaking; • Experience working in a high volume marketing department; • A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of constituents; • Experience in the creative process and ability to provide constructive feedback and direction; • Ability to motivate and work within a team to accomplish project goals; • Knowledge of communications best practices and an innovative outlook on how to best reach our core audiences; • Demonstrated experience in storyboard creation, video production, and editing software; • Intermediate to advanced experience within the Adobe Creative Suite; Mail Chimp-like email distribution platforms; Salesforce Marketing Cloud experience, basic WordPress and HTML experience a definite plus • Ability to offer knowledgeable edits and recommendations for a wide variety of communications collateral; • Self-starter who takes initiative and is able to work independently; • Strong planning, project management,and organizational skills with the ability to lead multiple activities while maintaining a demonstrated commitment to meeting high-quality standards; • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously while still meeting deadlines and accomplishing goals; and the ability to professionally communicate the need to renegotiate deadlines based on unexpected workloads; • A high level of professional ethics and judgement, a friendly and outgoing personality, enthusiasm, sense of humor, and dedication to teamwork are required; • Strong visual and graphic design acuity; • Computer literacy in both PC and MAC platforms; • Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment where commitment to diversity based on race, ethnic origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and physical ability is an important institutional value; • Strong commitment to The Trevor Project mission; • Familiarity with the general messaging standards adhered to within the LGBTQ community and/or the mental health and suicide prevention sector is preferred but not required. Supervisory Responsibilities: Currently: intern, volunteer or vendor only Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate. The employee is required to work some Saturdays, Sundays and evenings. Note: “The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.” To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Trevor Communications & Creative Job)
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  4. Lifeline Crisis Worker: Los Angeles
    Lifeline Crisis Worker: Los Angeles
    The Trevor Project Pay: 40K Job Title: Lifeline Crisis Worker Location: West Hollywood Reports To: Crisis Services Manager FLSA Status: Non-Exempt General Summary: The Crisis Worker is primarily responsible for fielding calls on The Trevor Project’s Lifeline, a crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone line for LGBTQ youth. The shift operates between the hours of 10:30pm and 5:00am PST daily, including weekends and holidays. The Crisis Worker must be flexible and able to work in a part-time environment that is operational 365 days per year, sometimes with minimal supervision. The Crisis Worker must also be available to work some weekends and holidays. The Crisis Services Manager will establish maximum and minimum shift requirements per Crisis Worker, to be discussed during the interview and throughout the training process. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Supervisor) • Field calls from and provide crisis intervention counseling to LGBTQ young people nationwide • Build trust and provide a safer space for youth to explore issues surrounding sexuality, gender identity and suicidal ideation • Work with high risk callers at risk for suicide, as well as provide co-counselor support to fellow Crisis Workers • Assist with special projects, administrative tasks, and mandated reporting, per the discretion of the Crisis Services Manager • Successfully complete mandatory Lifeline Training Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job. • High school Diploma required, Bachelor degree preferred. • Empathetic, compassionate, and an active listener. • Dedication to the mission and service goals of The Trevor Project and ability to communicate that dedication. • Knowledge and understanding of issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. • Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment where commitment to diversity based on race, ethnic origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and physical ability is an important institutional value. • Computer literacy. • Ability to multitask in a crisis situation. • Strong written communication skills. • Ability to work a 6.5 hour shift between the hours of 10:30pm and 5:00am PST, which includes a mandatory, unpaid 30-minute break. • Must be able to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays when needed. • Must be able to work a minimum of six months. • Must be able to complete a paid 40-hour paid training. Supervisory Responsibilities: None Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate. The employee is required to work some Saturdays, Sundays and evenings. Note: “The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.” To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Trevor Lifeline Crisis Job)
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  5. SENIOR MARKETING DESIGNER: Los Angeles or New York
    SENIOR MARKETING DESIGNER: Los Angeles or New York
    The Trevor Project Reports to: Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Engagement FLSA Status: Exempt Who We're Looking For: General Summary: Under the supervision of the Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Engagement, the Senior Marketing Designer is part of the team responsible for forwarding Trevor’s mission and expanding the public profile of the organization through various marketing strategies. You will work in a busy, high-energy environment and join a team of creative professionals. You will take an active role in future planning and idea generation. The position is primarily responsible for the overall content, design, and structure of The Trevor Project’s graphic design elements and websites. The senior graphic designer is responsible for conceptualization and implementation of design solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion. You conceptualize and develop innovative designs that support strategic marketing goals while maintaining brand consistency. You will create concepts, comps, layouts and final art for a wide variety of collateral. You will play a significant role in the development and implementation of new digital properties and services for the organization. You will have a gorgeous portfolio of web and print materials. This role is the visual gatekeeper for the Trevor Project, implementing the organization’s branding and messaging across all collateral (digital and print). You should demonstrate a high level of proficiency in design, web and multimedia software and applications, such as Adobe Creative Suite. You eat and breath digital, yet you can design absolutely anything. You fall asleep looking at design blogs, and you dream about bringing brands to life. You’re highly creative, deadline driven, and ego-less in the face of constructive feedback. And you’re a design tool ninja. Illustrator. InDesign, Photoshop? Infographic creation? You dominate them all. You are fluent in the application of web technologies as it relates to the work of design. It is beneficial if you have knowledge of printing procedures, photography, illustration, video production, and verbal and written communication. You will proactively identify areas for improvement in existing design assets, share ideas, and upon consensus, implement solutions in a timely fashion with an end goal of increasing engagement. You are a strategic thinker, a creative problem solver, an outstanding project manager, and an accomplished multi-task professional who is able to prioritize and execute given limited staff resources. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Supervisor) • Serve as project manager for all web development projects • Develop all graphic design needs for the organization in accordance with Trevor’s branding and editorial style guidelines • Design collateral that addresses a serious subject (suicide prevention) in an uplifting way and speaks to the struggles of LGBTQ youth • Work with MarCom team to conceptualize and lay out all collateral (print and digital) • Manage troubleshooting, functionality improvements and content updates for the thetrevorproject.org, microsites and mobile applications • Designing and editing HTML email communications in automated marketing tools (ex: Pardot, Constant Contact, Exact Target, Mailchimp), including existing templates • Assisting with constructing donation, ticket, and purchasing pages on website, integrating with third party processor platform • Building web pages and microsites as needed • Develop new web application components using PHP and ExpressionEngine • Create, implement and manage a content strategy and structure strategy for thetrevorproject.org and all additional web properties • Work with all internal departments to make necessary updates • Maintain a clean and easy to navigate file structure and backend • Create a strategy and processes for integrating external tools (e.g. Kintera Sphere and Volunteer Impact) with thetrevorproject.org • Create, implement and manage a comprehensive web marketing plan inclusive of SEO and SEM tactics • Track and analyze website performance analytics using Google Analytics • Other duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: • AA or BA degree in Web Development, Graphic Design or related field and/or 3-6 years professional experience in a Graphic Design/Web-related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job • Certified Graphic Designer (CGD) with expert knowledge and 3-5 years of experience in graphic design • Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in Adobe Creative Suite • Strong Web designer/developer with 3-5+ years of design *and* development experience • Previous website management; experience with or management of the process of redesigning a website • Experience building microsites and pages integrated with multiple constituent platforms (ex: StayClassy and Salesforce) • Experience with online fundraising platforms (StayClassy, Salesforce, Blackbaud Sphere) • Proficient in HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, and PHP as well as experience with Content Management System (ExpressionEngine, WordPress) administration and development • Ability to create and update themes (ExpressionEngine, WordPress, other CMS programs) that adhere to Trevor’s branding • Solid understanding of web navigation, user habits, web design trends, cross-browser and platform compatibility issues • Web marketing experience - work with our marketing team on lead capture and marketing automation integration (Google Analytics is a must) • Experience in managing Google Adword campaigns • Great teamwork ethic and problem solving attitude to support our quick moving pace • A keen appreciation and understanding of the organization’s mission and philosophy • Strong understanding of current and new trends in web development, user experience design, and client-side programming languages Supervisory Responsibilities: None Note: “The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.” To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject: Trevor SENIOR MARKETING DESIGNER job )
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  6. Project Coordinator: Los Angeles
    Project Coordinator: Los Angeles
    Reading to Kids Pay: $34-37K Reading to Kids is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to work under the direction of our Managing Director. As one of two paid employees of the agency, the Program Coordinator will have an exceptional opportunity to work with a grassroots nonprofit organization. This individual must be able to embody the organization’s mission, inspire others to become involved, and serve as a point-person for thousands of volunteers and community members. This position offers the opportunity to help direct the growth of Reading to Kids and to bring the joy of reading to many more children in Los Angeles. The Program Coordinator serves in a variety of capacities, including but not limited to the following: School Relations Working with our current schools to coordinate each month’s reading clubs. Volunteer Coordination Volunteer recruitment, maintaining relationships with volunteer groups, and ensuring and improving the quality of the Reading to Kids volunteer experience. Community Outreach Public representation of Reading to Kids at fairs, school events, and meetings. Outreach to community organizations, individuals, and businesses. Manage Reading to Kids social media. Development and Fundraising Assisting with fundraising events; outreach to local businesses for in-kind donations; assisting with grant writing. Board/Taskforce Relations Participation in Board and Taskforce meetings and involvement with Taskforce committees as a facilitator and coordinator. Administration Data recording and analysis post-reading clubs. Ordering, inventory, and distribution of prize books. Qualifications for the position should include a minimum of a B.A./B.S. degree with experience in volunteer management and program coordination. An ideal candidate will have outstanding written and oral communication skills, exceptional people skills, a keen attention to detail, an energetic personality, an enthusiasm for the benefits that our program offers, and a genuine motivation to work toward providing children with an enthusiasm for reading. Starting salary will be between $34,000 and $37,000 plus benefits. To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Reading to Kids Project Coordinator Job)
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  7. Programmatic Analyst: West Hollywood, Los Angeles
    Programmatic Analyst: West Hollywood, Los Angeles
    Grindr Why work at Grindr? Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence. Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're one of the top location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2.6 MM active daily users in 243 countries and territories around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people. Also, check out how we teamed up with The White House to combat inequalities faced by the LGBTQ community at Hack4Equality.com Summary The Programmatic Analyst will support initiatives and operations aimed at continued revenue & yield growth in Grindr’s remnant advertising business. They will identify partner and ad unit optimization opportunities, be responsible for day-to-day ad stack management and deliver regular reporting and analysis. Responsibilities Support initiatives and operations aimed at continued revenue & yield growth in Grindr’s remnant advertising business Identify partner and ad unit optimization opportunities Be responsible for day to day ad stack management Deliver regular reporting and analysis Experience Bachelor Degree required (quantitative field preferred) combined with 2+ years minimum experience Experience working with ads in a mobile application format and an understanding of the challenges of individual ad formats (static banners, interstitials, native ads, video rewards) Worked in or closely with ad operations for mid-size to large publisher and hands on experience working with programmatic media (DSPs/SSPs) Worked with and managed relationships with 3rd party ad revenue partners. Proficient in advanced analytical tools such as Python, R and SQL (a must) Understand good data visualization practices Meticulous attention to detail to QA ads and data Demonstrable experience interpreting ad partner performance and providing optimization insights Deep understanding of ad-server technologies Expert understanding of ad formats (static, native, video) and best practices in implementation Strong project management and communication skills Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and tight deadlines Unquenchable thirst for excellence, knowledge and new skills Benefits & Perks Full coverage medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered lunch, every day Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject: Grindr Progrmmatic Analyst Job)
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  8. Agile Facilitator (Scrum Master): West Hollywood
    Agile Facilitator (Scrum Master): West Hollywood
    Grindr Why work at Grindr? Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a fun, constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence. Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're the No. 1 location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2.6 MM daily active users in 196 countries around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people. Also, check out how we teamed up with White House to combat inequalities faced by the LGBTQ community at Hack4Equality.com Summary The Grindr team is looking for a Scrum Master; this person is a servant leader and a key member of the Engineering Division. The Scrum Master is responsible for facilitating Scrum and other Agile practices within the Scrum Teams he/she is associated with. The Scrum Master will report directly to the Director of Program Management and will serve in a client facing role as a Scrum Master for Scrum Teams. Responsibilities Facilitate Scrum and other Agile practices within Scrum teams Collaborate directly with Scrum teams to coach and guide them on the mechanics of Agile methods to achieve optimal team effectiveness Expose technology teams to the latest innovative thinking and ideas from the Agile community to increase Agility Work with stakeholders to remove impediments by either directly resolving them yourself, guiding the team to remove them, or by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment quickly that block the teams’ ability to achieve sustainable increases in velocity. Facilitate teams’ understanding on internal/external Agile tools to enhance team collaboration Work with Product Owner and members of the sprint teams to ensure grooming of product backlog Facilitate open discussions, difficult discussions, effective decision making, as well as the smooth operation and interaction, cross-functionally Contribute to the resolution of both technical and non-technical operational issues Requirements Experience with various Agile frameworks, test driven development and pair programming as well as continuous integration/continuous delivery 8+ years of experience including 3-5 years of work experience as a Scrum Master Experience as a software developer Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Hands-on with JIRA or any other similar tool Proficient skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, empathy, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increased transparency The ability to distinguish between what Agile is and what Agile is not; must be able to go beyond merely “what we did at Company X” and will realize the full potential, empowerment, discipline and flexibility of the Agile frameworks Superior communication, mentoring, and presentation skills Preferred Skills/Experience Experience facilitating multiple Agile teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.) Experience in the mobile app development space Track record of continued and recent Agile education including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc. Previous experience as a collaborative leader in a (preferably technical) role other than Scrum Master or Scrum Product Owner Benefits & Perks 100% covered medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered daily lunch Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject GrindrAgile Facilitator (Scrum Master) Job)
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  9. Agile Facilitator (Scrum Master), Los Angeles, CA
    Agile Facilitator (Scrum Master), Los Angeles, CA
    Grindr Why work at Grindr? Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence. Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're one of the top location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2.6 MM active daily users in 243 countries and territories around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people. Also, check out how we teamed up with White House to combat inequalities faced by the LGBTQ community at Hack4Equality.com Summary Grindr needs an Android Developer to create the next generation of Android native apps. You will be developing, creating, coding, and collaborating to facilitate connections between our vast, geographically distributed user base. Responsibilities Develop features for an internationally recognized mobile app used by 7+ million worldwide Develop and support a mobile application platform for Android Work in a full-stack team, managing, mentoring, and developing junior team members Work with QA teams to provide testing frameworks across multiple mobile platforms Work with product and user experience teams to develop and translate mobile experience guidelines across multiple platforms and devices Requirements At least 2+ years of dedicated Android experience with experience submitting apps to Google Play Store or Amazon Appstore Fluency in design patterns and good engineering practices Experience implementing RESTful APIs Advanced Java development experience and expert knowledge of the Android SDK The ability to establish rapport with other development teams, Product Owners, QA’s and others to maintain high levels of visibility, efficiency, and collaboration Self-motivated with the ability to drive features to delivery Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and listening skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience, preferred Benefits & Perks Full coverage medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered lunch, every day Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Grindr Agile Facilitator (Scrum Master) Job)
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  10. Lead Android Developer: West Hollywood
    Lead Android Developer: West Hollywood
    Grindr Work in a full-stack team, managing, mentoring, and developing junior team members Play a key role in architectural and strategic decisions Work with QA teams to provide testing frameworks across multiple mobile platforms Work with product and user experience teams to develop and translate mobile experience guidelines across multiple platforms and devices Requirements At least 5 years of dedicated Android experience with experience submitting apps to Google Play Store or Amazon Appstore The ability to lead, Inspire and continuously develop your team Fluency in design patterns and good engineering practices Experience implementing RESTful APIs Advanced Java development experience and expert knowledge of the Android SDK The ability to establish rapport with other development teams, Product Owners, QA’s and others to maintain high levels of visibility, efficiency, and collaboration Self-motivated with the ability to drive features to delivery Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and listening skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience, preferred Benefits & Perks Full coverage medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered breakfast, every day Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Grindr Lead Android Developer Job)
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  11. Lead iOS Developer: West Hollywood
    Lead iOS Developer: West Hollywood
    Grindr Why work at Grindr? Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence. Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're one of the top location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2.6 MM active daily users in 243 countries and territories around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people. Summary Grindr needs an Android Developer / Team Lead to create the next generation of Android native apps. You will be developing, creating, coding, and collaborating to facilitate connections between our vast, geographically distributed user base, while leading a team of developers. This is not a resource management position - this is an opportunity to be a hands-on developer while growing your leadership and mentoring abilities. Responsibilities Develop features for an internationally recognized mobile app used by 7+ million worldwide Develop and support a mobile application platform for Android Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're the No. 1 location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2 MM active daily users in 196 countries around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people. Check us out on Twitter at https://twitter.com/grindrlabs Summary Grindr is looking for a Lead iOS Developer to lead our in-house team. Our teams are small, Agile and highly collaborative; the Lead iOS Developer participates in all aspects of the product design cycle, (design, documentation, implementation, quality assurance, and delivery) meaning their role has significant influence both technically and professionally. Responsibilities Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including architecture, design, documentation, implementation, quality assurance and delivery Provide technical leadership and mentor other team members Participate in and contribute to code and architecture reviews Build awesome mobile applications our users will continue to love Requirements Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience 10+ years of software engineering experience, 3+ years of hands-on experience developing production apps on iPhone, iPad, iOS, etc Expert knowledge of Objective-C Knowledge of web services, specifically hands-on experience building REST APIs Hands on experience successfully architecting mobile apps designed to scale massively Exceptionally strong communication skills Benefits & Perks Full coverage medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered breakfast, every day Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Grindr Lead iOS Developer Job)
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  12. Senior Applications Engineer- Data Engineering: West Hollywood
    Senior Applications Engineer- Data Engineering: West Hollywood
    Grindr Why work at Grindr? Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence. Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're one of the top location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2.6 MM active daily users in 243 countries and territories around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people. Summary Grindr is looking for a Senior Applications Engineer on our Data Engineering team. Grindr’s Data Engineering team processes 100k events per second driving our learning models, experiments, and real-time insights. The ideal candidate will have experience working with real-time streaming technologies, a deep understanding of architecting for the cloud, the compassion and empathy required to pair with junior engineers, sharing knowledge throughout the team. In addition, the ability to design robust systems that anticipate failures and prior experience in building durable systems is going to be key to success here. If you love to see your code in the hands of users and have a passion for bringing new products, features, architectures, and designs into the world, we want to speak with you! This is a fast-paced, agile environment; our team is passionate about their projects, they are collaborative and never settle for the status quo. Come join a team that is writing applications to make sure people stay connected. Given the size of our team, you will have a very influential role both technically and professionally. Responsibilities Develop highly scalable realtime data pipelines to power data driven products and features Lead code and architecture reviews Ensure high availability of the Grindr platform through chaos testing and resilient designs Provide technical leadership and mentor junior team members Requirements Five (5) years of hands-on experience developing highly scalable distributed systems Experience using AWS technologies such as Redshift, S3, EMR, Data Pipeline, Kinesis, RDS Experience with Java, Spark, Kafka (Scala is highly desirable, Python a plus) Direct experience with TDD and a strong understanding of Domain Driven Design Solid experience designing for the Cloud and designing for failure Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience Benefits & Perks Full coverage medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered lunch, every day Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Grindr Senior Applications Engineer- Data Engineering Job)
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  13. Senior Applications Engineer - Growth: West Hollywood
    Senior Applications Engineer - Growth: West Hollywood
    Grindr Why work at Grindr? Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a fun, constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence. Situated right in the heart of Hollywood, we're the No. 1 location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2 MM active daily users in 196 countries around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people. Summary Grindr is looking for a Senior Applications Engineer on our Growth team. The Growth team is responsible for building cool features to grow our subscriber base.The right person for this role will have experience designing distributed systems that can process thousands of micro transactions per second, a deep understanding of architecting for the cloud, the compassion and empathy required to pair with junior engineers, and the openness to share knowledge across teams. In addition, the ability to design robust systems that anticipate failures and prior experience in building durable systems is going to be key to success here. If you love to see your code in the hands of users and have a passion for bringing new products, features, architectures, and designs into the world, we want to speak with you! This is a fast-paced, agile environment; our team is passionate about their projects, they are collaborative and never settle for the status quo. Come join a team that is writing applications to make sure more and more people connect. Given the size of our teams, you will have a very influential role both technically and professionally. Responsibilities Develop highly scalable, high quality software components for our growing Grindr platform Lead code and architecture reviews Ensure high availability of the Grindr platform through chaos testing and resilient designs Provide technical leadership and mentor junior team members Requirements Five (5) years of hands-on experience developing highly scalable distributed systems A solid understanding of mobile app payment life cycles for iTunes or Stripe Experience with Java server software and web applications (Scala/Akka very welcome) Solid experience with TDD Solid experience designing failure-tolerant distributed systems for the Cloud Experience using AWS technologies such as Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, RDS, DynamoDb Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience Nice to Have Hands-on experience with Zookeeper, Redis, Ruby on Rails, Akka, Elasticsearch Hands-on experience developing web UI with Javascript or Javascript frameworks Understanding of Domain-Driven Design Benefits & Perks Full coverage medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered breakfast, every day Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Grindr Senior Applications Engineer - Growth Job)
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  14. Site Reliability Engineer (SRE): West Hollywood
    Site Reliability Engineer (SRE): West Hollywood
    Grindr Why work at Grindr? Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a fun, constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence. Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're the No. 1 location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2.6 MM daily active users in 196 countries around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people. Summary Grindr is a complex ecosystem of multiple technologies. The Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) is responsible for implementing automation solutions, as well as maintaining and improving the Grindr technical operations ecosystem. Solving challenges in distributed computing, high-performance computing and high-availability in runtime is a day-to-day theme. We are looking for a passionate technologist who enjoys complex problem solving. Responsibilities Deployment and support of the full lifecycle of applications in Amazon Web Services Design, implement, document, and handle all aspects of Linux/CentOS/Debian/Ubuntu Identify repetitive, manual tasks and automate them Develop effective tooling, alerts, and response to both identify and address reliability risks Participate in on-call rotation with other teams in the Performance and Reliability Teams (Pager Duty) Engage with product engineering teams to triage production outages and carry forward action items to improve ongoing reliability Evangelize cloud and devops-centric best practices to improve reliability and performance and cost-efficiency of our stack Evaluate advanced bleeding-edge technologies for our use Assist in after-hours deployments Work with the Development team in building and maintaining activities related to Java runtime and MySQL environments Write and maintain moderately complicated scripts in shell scripting (Bash, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, and/or Perl) in helping to automate and scale Requirements BS degree in engineering or equivalent work experience An understanding of high-traffic, large-scale distributed systems and the ability to perform root cause analysis on stability and performance related events in such environments Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment systems and the ability to describe pros, cons and pitfalls of the various solutions. High familiarity with Git and version control systems Experience with Linux systems; must understand how processes, users, groups, privileges and package managers work Hands on experience in backup and restore tools. Experience with automation and configuration management systems such as Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc. Competency with PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Redis, Amazon Redshift Expert proficiency in UNIX scripting languages (Bash, Ruby, Python) and some experience with compiled languages (Go, Java, etc) Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of Linux, Java, Tomcat, and other middleware technologies Passion for resolving reliability issues and identify strategies to mitigate going forward Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (particularly AWS) a plus Strong Linux system-level analysis capabilities Passion for clear communication, especially prioritizing concerns to align with team and business goals. Preferred Skills/Experience Deep network analysis experience Experience with Terraform and Atlas Thorough understanding of low level networking Experience with ElasticSearch and MySQL Aurora Benefits & Perks Full coverage medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered breakfast, every day Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Grindr Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Job)
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  15. Copywriter: West Hollywood
    Copywriter: West Hollywood
    Grindr Why work at Grindr? Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps around and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a fun, constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence. Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're the No. 1 location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of over 2.6 MM active daily users in 243 countries and territories around the world. Since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. Summary Grindr is seeking a Copywriter to concept and create content and further evolve the brand through our unique voice. This role works closely with the rest of the Marketing team and reports to the Senior Copywriter. You’ll be partnering with the Content Manager to expand our social and lifestyle credibility through strategic, innovative, creative and own-able brand engagement on social media, our online content portal and in-app engagements. By creating compelling editorial and video content driven initiatives, you’ll help influence the acquisition and engagement of our customers as well as getting a lot of likes and shares along the way. Responsibilities Create awareness of and interaction with the Grindr brand through strategic and engaging content Write copy for within the Grindr app and on our app store Create and write copy for advertisements purchased by third party brands Work with the Grindr product team to develop strategies to support business initiatives and drive targeted conversion through digital channels Work with the Content Manager to align the voice of the brand, strategy, planning, and execution to acquire and re-engage our community across all channels including Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube (and future social engagement opportunities as they arise) Identify and partner with other online influencers to create collaborative content. Support eCommerce in creating copy for original promotions and events Build and maintain content calendars across all social media channels Curate articles and videos to share out on our social media channels Identify and amplify trending topics and memes Requirements Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications or a related field 2+ years of copywriting experience for an agency and/or in-house for a recognized brand Experience managing social media channels Strong communicator with an irreverent sense of humor and an ability to provoke Understanding and experience with creating engaging content that speaks to a global audience Benefits & Perks Full coverage medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered lunch, every day Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Grindr Copywriter Job)
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  16. Marketing Analyst: West Hollywood
    Marketing Analyst: West Hollywood
    Grindr Why work at Grindr? Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence. Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're one of the top location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2.7 MM active daily users in 243 countries and territories around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology. Summary Grindr is looking for a Digital Marketing Analyst to join our internal marketing team. This role is an excellent opportunity for a smart, self-motivated candidate to join Grindr’s growing marketing team and work towards improving our digital initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and increasing ROI of our online marketing activities via SEO, website content performance, Social Media, and other reports. We are looking for someone with an in-depth level of knowledge in digital marketing, along with experience in strategic and analytical management of digital campaigns. Responsibilities Perform competitive analysis to identify opportunities Partnering with our social media specialist, develop effective cross-channel social media optimization strategies Perform SEO, content, and social media audits complete with recommendations Act as hub of communication and project management between manager, creative, and various internal departments to ensure projects and tasks are completed within deadlines Use CRM and Email marketing tools to build a measurement strategy for all digital initiatives High level of experience working with analytical software (such as Google Analytics, SiteCatalyst, Coremetrics, etc) Strong proficiency with MS Word and PowerPoint for producing reports and presentations Experience working with Marketing Automation and CRM tools Experience in measuring and analyzing online marketing campaigns including: natural and paid search, email, web, display, and social Experience working with Google Adwords and other paid search platforms Requirements 3+ years of analytical digital marketing experience delivering qualitative research with a background in data science, business analytics, business intelligence (BI), or comparable analyst position handling large data sets. Ability to think strategically and creatively Strong time management Ability to be self-motivated as well as work both independently and as part of a team Innovative and creative, with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills Solid business acumen and understanding of marketing strategies Strong analytical and measurement/tracking skills Benefits & Perks Full coverage medical and dental insurance Unlimited sick policy Competitive Salaries and Options 401(k) Catered lunch, every day Stocked kitchen Free on-site parking Casual dress environment Grindr is an equal opportunity employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Grindr Marketing Analyst Job)
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  17. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR: Los Angeles & NY
    COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR: Los Angeles & NY
    The Trevor Project General Summary Under the supervision of the Senior Community Engagement Manager, the Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the following aspects of our volunteer supervision, including the recruitment, orientation, application and interviewing process as well as the ongoing support of volunteers for programs and administrative activities, agency-wide. The Community Engagement Coordinator will maintain the volunteer database, organize and implement recruitment events, coordinate Engagement volunteers and monitor volunteer goals. JOB TITLE Community Engagement Coordinator REPORTS TO Senior Community Engagement Manager LOCATION New York City FLSA STATUS Non-Exempt Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Supervisor.) VOLUNTEER COORDINATION AND SUPERVISION Recruits and interviews volunteers for program activities. Develops and oversees orientation for new volunteers. Oversees volunteer schedule and assigns volunteers as needed, including attendance at local special events. Sends regular communications to applicants and active volunteers as needed. Provides ongoing support to volunteers throughout the application and interview process. Sends notifications to non-programmatic volunteers regarding special or ongoing volunteer opportunities and other agency needs. Manages preliminary interview schedule and assigns volunteer interviewers as needed. Maintains and updates list of Event, Engagement, and Admin Volunteers. Assists with the organization of appreciation and retention acts/events for Administrative and Engagement volunteers. Oversees volunteer compliance with agreement and ensures that all non-programmatic volunteers are fulfilling their commitments. Research and publicize community forums, cultural events and other opportunities for volunteers. VOLUNTEER SCREENING, TRAINING AND PLACEMENT Conducts initial interviews of prospective candidates to accurately portray the requirements and expectations of Trevor Project volunteer roles. Assists with the reengagement of volunteers who are not able to complete the interview or training process for programs. Conduct post-training observations for Engagement and Administrative volunteers. Assist with further development of and updates to the Trevor Engagement trainings and subsequent training guides. Participate in selection of trainees for various programmatic volunteer roles. Makes referrals for in-process volunteers interested in joining our NextGen or Ambassador groups and active volunteers interested in transitioning to other volunteer opportunities. Coordinate 2 Engagement and 2 Administrative Volunteer Trainings per year - including but not limited to; prep, logistics, wrap-up, securing location, and coordinating snacks and/or meals. ADMINISTRATIVE Supports department with the recruitment and onboarding process of internal volunteers. Maintains orientation calendar. Generates volunteer orientation registration forms and post-orientation surveys. Contributes content and provides updates for recorded volunteer orientations. Works closely with Program and Outreach staff to meet optimal recruitment goals to assure programmatic quality of service. Assist in the creation and development of volunteer recruitment campaigns. Provides suggestions and feedback on volunteer appreciation strategies. Assist in the creation of new volunteer roles, requirements, and trainings. Attends all organizational volunteer appreciation and fundraising events. Maintains volunteer portal; keeps current with regard to active vs. inactive status of volunteers, makes program placement recommendations for applicants, current contact information, etc. Generates weekly volunteer reports. Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times. Key contact person in Community Engagement Team for questions regarding recruitment, volunteer opportunities and our orientation calendar. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job. Bachelors degree in Human Services, Education or related field; or equivalent in successful field experience; 2-3 years’ experience, with at least one in volunteer coordination and/or management Experience working with youth preferred Experience in educational curriculum design and evaluation is preferred Experience in phone interviewing and background screening is preferred A demonstrated commitment to meeting a high-quality standards and a history of accomplishing goals even in the face of challenges or obstacles Volunteer and/or service experience; experience with community outreach, engagement or mobilizing preferred; High level of professionalism with good comprehension skills Dedication to teamwork Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks Computer literacy, including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Docs; knowledge of AdobeConnect, AdobePresenter, Echosign, Prezi, and SalesForce a plus Proficient knowledge and/or experience with Go Pass and Intellicorp background checks is a plus Strong commitment to The Trevor Project’s mission. Supervisory Responsibilities PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 40 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate. The employee is required to work some Saturdays, Sundays and evenings. Note: “The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.” To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Trevor COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR & Creative Job)
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  1. Case Manager I Los Angeles
    Case Manager I Los Angeles
    Salary Range: $16.85 - $21.63 hourly A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation founded in 1988 with the goal of developing housing for individuals and families with special needs. Its mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community. Position Summary: Under the direction of the Tenant Services Supervisor I/II, the Case Manager I (CM-I) is responsible for providing individual case management to formerly homeless individuals and families utilizing a theoretical framework incorporating Motivation Interviewing (MI), Critical Time Intervention (CTI) and Stages of Change (SoC). This framework provides the CM-I with tools that reflect best practices to motivate tenants to achieve their goals in a non-judgmental manner. The CM-I will perform specialized tasks including comprehensive case management services such as intake, assessment, goal setting, monitoring and reassessment, life skills, counseling, individual benefit assistance, referrals and linkages to all tenants. The CM-I will document all tenant interactions and input that data into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) database. Essential Duties: Provide individual case management referrals and supportive services for tenants Create and provide group supportive services to tenants Maintain proper documentation and current case notes in a computerized database system (HMIS) Process housing applications using the Coordinated Entry System (CES), Family Solutions Center (FSC) and interview potential tenants for permanent supportive housing Provide crisis management services to support tenant housing retention, increase income and build community engagement Provide coverage for programs which are occasionally conducted during evening and weekend hours Responsible for reporting abuse, as a mandated reporter which includes immediately reporting any concerns with respect to violation of a person’s rights, actual and/or suspected abuse Present tenant case reviews to the Tenant Services Supervisor on a bi-weekly basis Basic Qualifications: BA in Social Services Field Two (2) years case management/client advocacy services with people who have been homeless and/or have a mental illness One (1) year experience utilizing a client tracking database system Six (6) months experience utilizing evidence based practices in a social services field Valid California driver’s license Access to a personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF business Ability to meet California minimum and ACOF insurance requirements Preferred Qualifications Bilingual (English/Spanish) Ability to provide basic practice case management approaches in permanent supportive housing with individuals and/or families confronted with a mental health diagnosis Demonstrated experience in developing and facilitating providing life skills groups Proficiency with the HMIS system Knowledge of the Coordinated Entry System and a familiarity with the VI-SPDAT Ability to provide crisis management services in challenging environments Proficiency with Microsoft software programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) Proficiency with keyboarding skills to produce correspondence, email and reports Communicate effectively both in verbal and written formats Sensitivity and appreciation of diverse tenant populations as a benchmark to effectively to promote community and independent living skills Extensive knowledge of the Team Concept and ability to navigate a variety of social services systems Ability to provide non-judgmental support and direction to individuals and families in stressful circumstances Experience working in a setting striving towards a team-building environment. To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Community of Friends - Case Manager Job)
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  2. Compliance Associate - Los Angeles (Koreatown)
    Compliance Associate - Los Angeles (Koreatown)
    Status: Full Time – Non Exempt Salary Range: $21.63 to $26.44 per hour A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation founded in 1988 with the goal of developing housing for individuals and families with special needs. Its mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community. Position Summary: The Compliance Associate position will be responsible for ensuring grant compliance with various funding agencies. This position will participate in education and training of Service staff in grant requirements and will perform on-site monitoring and reviews of all required funding information and data. This position will be responsible for tracking required grant data including cash and in-kind match, and accurately completing various reports submitted to funding agencies. This position will assist with grant amendments, grant renewals and new applications as appropriate. Essential Duties: Develop and maintain standardized management reports regarding Continuum of Care (CoC) and other reports as required by funding sources Understands all funding requirements that impact both Services and Housing Departments, ensuring that each staff position and program are in concert with prescribed regulations Conduct file monitoring and review of services at all ACOF properties Prepare monitoring reports for monitoring visits the preceding week and submit to Program Compliance Manager for approval and submission to CEO and Director of Services Prepare match reports for each contract on a monthly basis Review regulations and assist in providing training to Services staff Maintain relationships with various funding sources Provide assistance with HMIS data entry as necessary To perform effectively in this position, the Compliance Associate must have: Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Human/ Social Services field Minimum six (6) years’ work experience in a nonprofit office environment may be substituted for college degree Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in an administrative capacity related to funding from governmental, state, county, and city funding agents. Valid California driver license Access to a personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF business. Ability to meet California minimum and ACOF insurance requirements. Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in human/social services field One (1) year experience in HMIS-Adsystech Continuum of Care (CoC) reporting Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent verbal and writing skills Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook Knowledge of public benefit and social service systems Strong analytic skills with regards to systems, protocol, and process Ability to think through, evaluate, and solve problems logically and independently Desire to work with a community-based, non-profit organization Sense of humor To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Community of Friends - Compliance Associate)
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  3. Director of Housing - Los Angeles (Koreatown/Mid City Area)
    Director of Housing - Los Angeles (Koreatown/Mid City Area)
    Status: Full Time – Exempt Salary Range: DOE A Community of Friends (ACOF) seeks an experienced and skilled Housing Director with the technical expertise and mission-orientation to lead the project management team in expanding ACOF’s portfolio of permanent supportive housing and advocating for sound public policy that facilitates the creation of supportive housing. Already a regional developer, ACOF aims to double its impact through traditional housing development as well as acquisition of existing properties. BACKGROUND A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation whose mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community. With an aggressive production pipeline, ACOF currently has three projects in construction, with six projects in the pipeline in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties. The Housing Department works closely with asset and property management staff to ensure that ACOF buildings are well designed and underwritten for long term viability, including implementation of sustainable features that demonstrate a high regard for the environment. BASIC FUNCTION The Housing Director is responsible for all real estate-related activities that meet ACOF’s mission of ending homelessness for individuals and families living with mental illness. Key responsibilities include overseeing the acquisitions program, including development of a business plan to acquire naturally occurring affordable properties, determining financial feasibility of all projects, negotiating with lenders, investors and government agencies, overseeing construction and advocating for resources to develop supportive housing. The Housing Department currently has a staff of seven employees: four project managers, an acquisitions analyst, a project coordinator, and a Rose Fellow who focuses on sustainable design and community engagement. The department is responsible for securing a strong pipeline of projects to ensure agency financial viability. The Housing Director is responsible for staying abreast of policy and regulations impacting the development of permanent supportive housing. He/she will maintain relationships with regulatory agencies and policy makers. The Director is also expected to establish cooperative working relationships with the Director of Services and the Director of Asset and Property Management to ensure the seamless integration of ACOF’s supportive housing program. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES Leadership With the Chief Executive Officer, the Housing Director analyzes and develops ACOF positions on emerging legislation and policy that impact homelessness and housing; and collaborate with other voices within and outside the affordable housing arena in seek of appropriate action; Articulate and implement ACOF’s goals and strategies both internally and externally; inspire and build public support for ACOF’s housing development program consistent with its mission and the core need of permanent supportive housing; Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field; Fold together policy analysis, collaboration building, and sound management skills to pursue housing developments in support of ACOF’s mission. Program Implementation Secure/acquire two to three new projects annually, conducting due diligence including project feasibility; Develop business plan and pilot to acquire a naturally-occurring affordable apartment complex every 18 months; Understand the actual and prospective funding sources for ACOF’s housing programs; Overseeing the application process for project funding; review all funding applications, including predevelopment and acquisition resources; Secure entitlements and community support; Negotiate and review agreements, contracts and loan documents; Monitor overall development of projects in terms of timelines and quality; complete projects on time and within budget; Continually interface with Asset and Property Management staff and Services staff to ensure the seamless integration of the work of these departments, including site selection, unit and population mix, partner selection, design and specifications of projects; Ensure consistent quality of development at every ACOF building, by developing or ensuring the development of policies and procedures and utilizing and/or providing standardized materials, reports, etc. Management Ensure that the day-to-day operations and work of the Housing Department are smoothly and effectively administered; provide appropriate oversight of project management staff work and overall departmental systems and procedures; Mentor, empower and develop staff to ensure that they are well-suited to addressing the challenges working with the project team and consultants; ensure that the performance evaluation system provides for clear feedback, clear responsibilities, and levels of accountability for all staff; Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse professional staff of top quality people; Monitor development fee revenue and, along with accounting staff, monitor usage of predevelopment lines of credit; Provide internal reports and/or progress reports, as requested; Staff the appropriate Board Committee, prepare reports, and provide regular updates that inform and engage the relevant Board Committee. Public Relations and Advocacy Participate in external work groups and provide leadership in advocating for public policy changes, as needed; maintain positive relations with partner agencies and funders that can influence and support ACOF; Develop strong working relationships with government agencies, community groups, and other partners; Cultivate relationships with lenders and investors; Actively promote ACOF and serve as an articulate, visible and effective spokesperson for the organization, in person and in writing; Provide the Fund Development Department with information, as requested, in furtherance of ACOF’s fundraising and communication strategy. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS The Housing Director will be a knowledgeable and experienced leader with the following or equivalent experience and qualifications: Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate or Public Administration with an emphasis on Urban Planning or a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Real Estate, Business, Planning, or related field and four years of equivalent training/work experience Five years experience in real estate development, housing financing and/or housing program administration Two years experience working on housing, planning and land use issues in Los Angeles County and/or urban metropolitan areas Three years experience in upper level management/supervisory position PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Three years experienced in financial analyses of residential real estate projects Strong knowledge of state and local housing financing programs, planning/zoning laws, private multi-housing lending programs Outstanding oral and written communication skills; PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS The successful candidate shall be: A results-oriented individual with a belief in and commitment to the value that all persons, regardless of circumstances, deserve to have a home; An individual with the energy and fortitude to engage in work which at times may be challenging; A problem-solver who is calm and speaks with clarity; A team builder, confident and competent, who knows how to motivate staff; A team player who values and models working collaboratively, honors diversity and is resourceful, fair and hard working; An individual who is straightforward, shares information easily, listens well, and respects the abilities of others; someone who imparts trust and integrity and guides others in a similar vein An individual who is emotionally mature, with a sense of humor.
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  4. Health and Housing Fellow - (traveling position)
    Health and Housing Fellow - (traveling position)
    A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation founded in 1988 with the goal of developing housing for individuals and families with special needs. Its mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community. Position Summary: This fellowship is a one-year position which requires travel to various hospitals and clinics and conferences. During this 12-month grant funded period the Fellow is responsible for developing a comprehensive plan that incorporates the emerging issues of health and housing into ACOF’s supportive service practice. The Fellow would research permanent supportive housing trends in regards to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and explore the new opportunities under ACA and Medicaid. This research will provide clear support to assist ACOF’s Services Staff to understand the collaboration between the housing and health communities in permanent supportive housing. The Fellow will create well defined and replicable partnerships in the community’s health care sector that would increase ACOF’s capacity to provide complete “whole health” services to tenants. This position requires experience working with adults who are living with a chronic mental and/or health disability which come from diverse backgrounds and adheres to strict boundaries and professional ethics in the care of others. This position also requires excellent interpersonal team and public speaking skills in order to effectively train and communicate with staff and tenants. Essential Duties: Research, plan, design, implement and evaluate of Health and Housing Program that support the tenant’s ability to live a healthy independent life. Create partnerships with hospitals, clinics, and universities to develop health and housing program. Provide direct training to ACOF service staff in the area of Health and Housing. Develop a structured support system to assist tenants in developing preventive health practices. Meet with Director of Services to discuss new information learned and ways to implement replicable Health and Housing Program. Ability to travel two to three weeks throughout the year to attend health and housing related conferences which may be out of state. To perform effectively in this position, the Health & Housing Fellow must have: Basic Qualifications BA in Public Health, Social Work or related health degree required. Minimum of one (1) year working with the Affordable Care Act. Minimum two (2) years in the health field. Valid CA driver’s license Access to a personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF business Ability to meet California minimum and ACOF insurance requirements. Preferred Qualifications: Research skills experience Familiarity with Affordable Care Act (ACA). Creating or being part of a collaborative or partnership in health sector. Bilingual (English-Spanish) Ability to work with persons from varying social, cultural and economic backgrounds. Strong analytical skills with regards to systems, protocols and processes. An understanding in working with special needs population’s preferable adults who were previously homeless and have a chronic mental disability including co-occurring disorders. To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Community of Friends - Health and Housing Fellow)
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  5. Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) Data Analyst - Los Angeles (Koreatown)
    Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) Data Analyst - Los Angeles (Koreatown)
    Status: Full Time – Non Exempt Salary Range: $18.50-$21.63 per hour A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation founded in 1988 with the goal of developing housing for individuals and families with special needs. Its mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community. Position Summary: Under the direction of the Program Compliance Manager, the HMIS Data Analyst will work to ensure the accuracy and integrity of HMIS data. The HMIS Data Analyst will work with appropriate entities to problem-solve technical issues and assist with both small and large-scale reporting projects and data requests. Essential Duties: HMIS data entry for all ACOF properties including receiving, recording and updating all tenant entry/exits and data changes Input initial intake information during lease up for LAHSA set up of bed/contract system for new buildings Work alongside Services and Property Management staff to assist with back end maintenance, accuracy and integrity of HMIS data Ensure site-staff sign up for required HMIS training sessions and assist with staff training Conduct periodic site visits to ensure completeness and congruity of records against HMIS Generate and compile database reports as requested by funders and management including HUD and LAHSA Compile annual demographic reports To perform effectively in this position, the candidate must have: Basic Qualifications High School Diploma or GED One-year experience using Excel to compile data analysis Two years’ experience working in an office environment Two years’ experience using Clarity, HMIS–Adsystech, SharePoint or other HMIS software Valid California Driver’s License Access to a personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF business. Ability to meet California minimum and ACOF insurance requirements Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human/Social Services field One-year experience generating reports and troubleshooting data errors in HMIS Two years’ experience working with Adsystech-HMIS A strong desire to work with computers and database systems Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously under strict deadlines Knowledge of public benefit and social service systems Strong organizational skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to interact with a variety of internal and external individuals with poise, tact, and diplomacy Ability to conduct self-directed work and function as part of a team Advanced understanding of Microsoft software programs Regular consistent attendance Sense of humor To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Community of Friends - Homeless Management)
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  6. Land Acquisition Analyst - Los Angeles (Korea Town/Mid City Area)
    Land Acquisition Analyst - Los Angeles (Korea Town/Mid City Area)
    Status: Full Time – Non Exempt Salary Range: DOE A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation founded in 1988 with the goal of developing housing for individuals and families with special needs. Its mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community. Position Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Housing, the Land Acquisition Analyst is responsible for analyzing and pursuing opportunities for acquisition/rehabilitation of existing buildings, and new development opportunities for ACOF. In cooperation with the Director of Housing, the Land Acquisition Analyst will be responsible for identifying and analyzing multiple types of opportunities within ACOF’s strategic development/acquisition plan and close acquisition financing. Essential Duties: Source new opportunities for ACOF based on ACOF’s strategic plan Review development opportunities (new development, redevelopment, and building acquisition) for feasibility – location, competitiveness with funding source programs and general compatibility with ACOF parameters Generate proformas and undertake in-depth land use analysis Prepare and monitor purchase contracts; monitor milestones and ensure all requirements are met Conduct property due diligence - meet with stakeholders, conduct site visits, order and review all due diligence reports and prepare analyses Close acquisition loans Assist with preparation of Project Review Committee presentations of new opportunities Track RFP’s for various jurisdictions and agencies; analyze potential opportunities Prepare RFP responses Respond to broker inquiries and grow broker relationship network Identify potential funding sources for new development opportunities Maintain proficiency in scoring criteria and underwriting for all funding sources, including LIHTC, HCD, AHSC, HCID and other sources To perform effectively in this position, the Land Acquisition Analyst must have: Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years’ work experience in areas related to real estate, urban planning or finance may be substituted for college degree. One (1) years’ experience using Microsoft Office Suites with an emphasis on Word and Excel. One (1) years’ experience working in land acquisition or land use analysis capacity One (1) years’ experience creating proformas. Possession of a valid California driver license. Access to a personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF business. Ability to meet California minimum and ACOF insurance requirements. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of the building development/low-income housing industry via coursework or employment Strong interpersonal skills and the ability, willingness and sensitivity to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies Strong finance background Strong understanding of urban planning and land use principles Familiarity with nonprofit and small business practices Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities Strong Multi-tasking, analytical and organizational skills To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Community of Friends - Land Acquisition Analyst)
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  7. Property Manager - Los Angeles, CA
    Property Manager - Los Angeles, CA
    Classification: Full-Time - Non-Excempt Salary Range: $12.00 -$15.00 per hour A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation founded in 1988 with the goal of developing housing for individuals and families with special needs. Its mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community. POSITION SUMMARY The Property Manager will ensure a stable operation by working with the residential services staff to foster a healthy community life for the residents. The Resident Manager will complete all documentation of all necessary maintenance and equipment replacements in a timely manner, ensure that the buildings appearance is well maintained. The Property Manager is also responsible for preserving open lines of communication between all parties involved in the operation of the subject property; and compliance with ACOF policies and procedures. The Property Manager must be willing to work in a community-based setting, emphasizing commitment and staff initiative. This person should be comfortable working within an interdisciplinary team utilizing a social rehabilitation approach. In addition, this individual must be able to work with persons from varying socio-economic backgrounds and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Applicant must have an understanding of individuals with a range of disabilities, including physical, mental and emotional. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Two years resident management or property management experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel and Outlook) Valid California Driver's License, access to a personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF business. Ability to meet California minimum and ACOF insurance requirements. Willing to live on-site. Experience working with homeless adults with chronic disabilities within a residential setting. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred Excellent communication skills. Ability to lift 20 pounds. To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Community of Friends - Land Acquisition Analyst)
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  8. Senior Staff Accountant: Los Angeles (Koreatown)
    Senior Staff Accountant: Los Angeles (Koreatown)
    Status: Full Time – Non Exempt Salary Range: $50K - $65K Annually A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation founded in 1988 with the goal of developing housing for individuals and families with special needs. Its mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community. Position Summary: Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, the Senior Staff Accountant assists in the management of the financial records of A Community of Friends (ACOF) and the limited partnerships in which ACOF is general partner. The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for the monthly accounting for five rental properties. The Senior Staff Accountant monitors the Continuum of Care (CoC) budgets, and, under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, compiles and submits monthly invoices to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA). In performing its responsibilities, the Senior Staff Accountant will need to work closely with Housing, Services, and Asset and Property Management staff, as well as a third party property management company. Essential Duties: 1. Corporate Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, maintain financial records and books for A Community of Friends in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Reconcile bank accounts Record and deposit payments received Monitor status of bank accounts, accounts payables and receivable and inter-company billings Prepare invoices for submission to various funding agencies Prepare trial balances; financial statements; income statements; and receivables Prepare account analysis and reconciliations Assist the Accounting Manager in preparing consistent management reports on a timely basis Assist the Director of Finance and Accounting Manager in preparing for Corporate and Partnership audits Assist the Director of Finance in providing appropriate fiscal information and assistance to Board members, management team, and staff as requested Process payroll 2. Property Management Maintain book and records of five rental properties in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 3. Services Assist Director of Finance in providing pertinent and timely information regarding current financial condition, grant performance and grant disbursements. To perform effectively in this position, the Senior Staff Accountant must have: Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with four years’ experience or six years accounting experience Ability to work a 10-key by touch Five years performing reconciliations of various types (i.e. bank and intercompany) Valid California Driver’s license Access to a personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF business. Ability to meet California minimum and ACOF Insurance requirements Three years using Microsoft Excel Preferred Qualifications: Strong understanding of accrual accounting principles Experience working with Sage 100 and/or RealPage accounting software Ability to multi-task Accurate and detail-oriented Strong communication skills with ability to build relationships internally and externally and resolve vendor issues and other disputes Ability to think through, evaluate, and solve problems logically and independently Desire to work with a community-based, non-profit organization Ability to meet deadlines without extensions Regular, consistent attendance Sense of humor To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Community of Friends - Sr Staff Accountant)
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  9. Substance Abuse Recovery Specialist: Los Angeles Area
    Substance Abuse Recovery Specialist: Los Angeles Area
    Salary: $17.00 to $20.19 per hour Classification: Full Time – Non Exempt A Community of Friends (ACOF) is a nonprofit affordable housing development corporation founded in 1988 with the goal of developing housing for individuals and families with special needs. Its mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness. ACOF’s values are Dignity, Excellence, and Community. Position Summary: The Substance Abuse Specialist will develop, oversee and implement substance abuse recovery program for dually diagnosed adults living in ACOF’s buildings. This position will coordinate services, including leading on-site support and recovery groups and 12 Step meetings or coordinating these groups through service sub-contractors; consulting with supportive services and residential management staff regarding tenants’ progress and participation; making referrals to Addiction Counselors and Clinicians as appropriate; conducting and/or arranging for provision of related RSC training; providing crisis support as needed; and developing and maintaining a resource file/manual on services and resources available in Los Angeles County. The Specialist will also continue to establish relationships with clinics, substance abuse programs, treatment centers and clinicians; attend community association and coalition meetings; and refine specific intervention strategies and programming, as needed In addition, the Specialist will work with two peer support counselors providing direction and support. This position requires a comprehensive understanding of substance abuse issues within the mentally ill population. Position Responsibilities: Access resident’s mental health, substance abuse and independent living needs. Supports the establishment of tenant driven recovery activities and groups within the building. Assists residents in linking with resources in the community, primarily recovery services and activities aimed at increasing the resident’s knowledge of community resources and the ability to use those resources. Maintain a service provider referral network for residents that entail identifying and establishing effective relationships with agencies that provide recover and treatment services. Prepare and submit reports as required by funding agents to document outcomes and quality effectiveness of services. Maintain individual resident files in an organized and professional manner; updated case notes. Provide crisis response and management as necessary Participate with case management and property management staff in case consultation and recovery options residents. Excellent verbal and written skills Ability to provide direction and support for two peer support counselor. Basic Qualifications: Two (2) years professional experience working with adults with disabilities within a residential setting providing substance abuse counseling. Three (3) months prior use of the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Valid California driver’s license. Ability to meet California minimum and ACOF insurance requirements. Access to a personal vehicle to be used to conduct ACOF business. Preferred Qualifications: Current Substance Abuse Certification. Sound judgment and excellent problem solving skills. Ability to work with diverse resident populations to promote independent living skills. Interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively with staff and tenants. Knowledge of public benefit & social service systems. Proficiency with Microsoft software programs. To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Community of Friends - Substance Abuse Recovery)
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  10. Outreach: Boyle Heights
    Outreach: Boyle Heights
    Volunteers of America Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time About Us: Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org. Responsibilities: Provide street Outreach and a trauma-informed case management approach and referral services to runaways and homeless youth (RHY) and victims of child sexual abuse/domestic sex trafficking (CSE/DST) Conduct comprehensive screenings and assessments to collect functional, environmental, psycho-social, financial, employment, housing, educational, and health information appropriate to develop a case plan Provide service linkages and support systems to ensure identified needs are met Follow up with participants and tracks progress; may conduct home and field visits Coordinate and facilitate move-in activities, rental negotiations, and service referrals, as required Document and maintain up-to-date information on services provided and funds spent in hard copy logs and in database Provide crisis intervention, if needed Other duties as assigned Requirements: Bachelors degree preferred 2 years' experience working with victims of sexual abuse and/or human trafficking Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening Ability to communicate clearly and effectively Must be reliable and have the ability to multitask Additional Requirements: Valid California driver's license and have reliable transportation Ability and desire to work with people from various backgrounds Bilingual preferred (Spanish) VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rex@TransCanWork.org (Subject Volunteers of America Outreach Job)
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