Work at CRCD

Coalition for Responsible Community Development is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS: 

GRANTS MANAGER
Department: Administration
Reports To: Executive Director
Status: Exempt

SUMMARY

The Grants Manager will facilitate research, development, review and editing of grant proposals; conduct basic research for potential funding sources and maintain databases; support the administration in the development of proposal and grant management including follow-up, stewardship, reporting, and compliance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a portfolio of foundation and government donors for renewal and upgrade
  • Steward current relationships
  • Conduct online research of funding prospects
  • Identify and approach new prospects for cultivation and solicitation
  • Write compelling grant proposals, provide follow-up and timely reports to secure new commitments and renewals
  • Secure meetings and coordinate site visits with donors and prospects to update them on CRCD’s activities
  • Work closely with the Executive Director & Programs, Program Directors, Finance and Administration to ensure comprehensive proposals/reports
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of our network of comprehensive programs to fully understand the scope and breadth of our work, when describing to funders
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting
  • Assist Director of Grants & Programs to provide development input for all written institutional materials (including Annual Report, newsletter, etc.)
  • Assist with compliance requirements of grant applications and contracts
  • Track progress on Grant Deliverables
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested
  • Uphold CRCD’s Mission Statement and 5 Year Strategic Plan

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-2 years’ experience or related work and/or BA Degree
  • Experience with government funding
  • Reliable, flexible team player who works well with minimal supervision, who has a good work ethic, and an ability to set and maintain personal boundaries
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to meet deadlines
  • Reliable transportation; valid driver’s license, and car insurance as required by law, as appropriate

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • On occasion walk or drive to different local sites throughout the day
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend and occasionally lift or carry up to 35 pounds
  • Combination of field and office environment
  • May necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  • May be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor

RESPONSIBILITIES COMMON TO ALL AGENCY EMPLOYEES

  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Salary

This is a full-time, exempt position. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process

Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary history to resumes@coalitionrcd.org. Please make sure to include the job title & how you heard of this position in the subject of your email.

INTAKE SPECIALIST
Department: Support Services
Reports To: Support Services Manager
Status: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

The Intake Specialist will determine the eligibility of all clients enrolling with Coalition for Responsible Community Development for services.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Certify client documentation as prescribed by LASHA regulations, organize client files, maintain case notes
  2. Conduct orientations and information sessions to small and large groups
  3. Coordinate presentations and enrollment of participants with mandatory partners and cross functional teams
  4. Review enrollment packets for completeness and accuracy
  5. Determine accurate participant enrollment into the correct and appropriate programs
  6. Conduct outreach and marketing efforts to promote Ruth’s Place services and programs to increase enrollments. Activities include but are not limited to job fairs, recruitments, community events, places of worship services or events, partner agencies events, PTAs, school events and more.
  7. Other duties as required or needed by supervisor, team and/or CRCD.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Associate’s degree and four years related experience inaccurate data and document management and ineligibility and intake work; or Bachelor’s degree and two years minimum related experience inaccurate data and document management
  2. Knowledge of database management and quality control processes
  3. Reliable, flexible team player who works well with minimal supervision, who has a good work ethic, and an ability to set and maintain personal boundaries
  4. Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to meet deadlines
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of community resources
  6. Reliable transportation; valid driver’s license, and car insurance as required by law, as appropriate
  7. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required
  8. Member of the target population a plus

 

Salary

This is a full-time, exempt position. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

 

Application Process

Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary history to resumes@coalitionrcd.org. Please make sure to include the job title & how you heard of this position in the subject of your email.

 

YOUTH RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR
Department: Youth Development
Reports To: Intake and Assessment Manager
Status: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

The Youth Recruitment Coordinator will be part of an innovative team of service providers and educational experts that will work collectively to create/run an innovative program for young people in South Los Angeles that face the greatest barriers to finding employment. The Youth Recruitment Coordinator will be responsible for intake and cultivating strategic partnerships through community outreach activities. 80% of your time is spent on conducting and coordinating recruitment for the VCN YouthSource Center. This also include assessing the effectiveness of the eligibility and enrollment process. 20% of your time is spent on entering data and participant profiles into the JobsLA and ETO system and working with the team to make sure all youth receive the same experience with eligibility and staff interactions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Confers eligibility for all programs under the Youth Development Department (YDD) and the VCN YouthSource Center
  • Coordinate the VCN YouthSource Center access tracking systems which include: tracking and update daily sign-in sheets, update outreach and recruitment spreadsheets, conducting monthly assessments on youth center access.
  • Create and implement a neighborhood and community based organization outreach plan
  • Organize, attend, and present at schools, non-profits, public and private spaces, neighborhood community meetings, regarding programs and their impact
  • Oversee school education outreach
  • Oversee and implement public events, meetings, and open house information sessions
  • Maintain a community database of interested parties and issues
  • Respond to public and community inquiries and brief CRCD on matters of public interest and concern
  • Conduct satisfaction surveys regarding the YouthSource Center customer flow and staff interactions
  • Participate in quarterly data inquiries to assess and validate the effectiveness of the agencies recruitment strategies and also monitor outreach and enrollment conversions
  • Establish referral relationships with city and county mandated partners such as LA County Probation, DPSS, DCFS, DMH, and LAUSD
  • Uphold CRCD’s Mission Statement and 5 Year Strategic Plan

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree and three to four years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with the disconnected and opportunity youth population is a plus
  • Knowledge of database management and quality control process
  • Reliable, flexible team player who works well with minimal supervision, who has a good work ethic, and an ability to set and maintain personal boundaries
  • Current California driver license with no points
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources
  • Reliable transportation; valid driver’s license, and car insurance as required by law, as appropriate
  • In depth knowledge of WIOA regulations and guidelines regarding eligibility, program elements, and TEGL’s
  • Member of the target population a plus
  • Experience verifying WIOA eligibility and delivering WIOA services

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • On occasion walk or drive to different local sites throughout the day
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend and occasionally lift or carry up to 35 pounds
  • Combination of field and office environment
  • May necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  • May be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  • May participate in training and staff development that requires local and out of state travel

RESPONSIBILITIES COMMON TO ALL AGENCY EMPLOYEES

  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Salary

$15.00-$17.50 per hour.  This is a full-time, non-exempt hourly position. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package.)

Application Process

Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary history to: resumes@coalitionrcd.org. Please make sure to include the job title & how you heard of this position in the subject of your email.

INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT MANAGER
Department: Youth Development
Reports To: Associate Director of YouthSource Center
Status: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

The Intake & Assessment Manager will develop and monitor eligibility protocols for all clients enrolling into the VCN YouthSource WIOA services. Your role is to assess the effectiveness of the eligibility process and make sure all youth have access to quality customer flow. This manager position is also responsible for developing and implementing assessment tools that can impact CRCD service delivery model. The management of the information compiled from the assessment tools will be the responsibility of the Intake and Assessment Manager and the Intake and Assessment Director. You will also be assigned to assist partner and subcontract monitoring and audits. You will also develop quality assurance documentation that enhances assessment methods for the VCN YouthSource Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Certify client documentation as prescribed by WIOA regulations, organize client files, enter and maintain case notes
  • Manage data entry into Cal Jobs / Jobs LA, Efforts to Outcomes, and other data systems when required
  • Develop and implement barrier assessment tools to increase youth participation and performance measures
  • Assess the effectiveness of information sessions and orientations
  • Review eligibility documentation to remain current with WIOA and EWDD guidelines
  • Conduct monthly audits on participant profiles
  • Participate in quarterly data inquiries to assess and validate the effectiveness of the VCN YouthSource Center intake, eligibility, and recruitment methods and practices
  • Compile feedback and surveys to enhance the YouthSource case management model
  • Ensure all youth are entered into the grant required reporting system and/or portal
  • Supervise the program direct service staff
  • Uphold CRCD’s Mission Statement and 5 Year Strategic Plan

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA in Data Science and Analytics and two years related experience in accurate data and document control.
  • Must be familiar with WIA/WIOA eligibility and intake work
  • Knowledge of database management and quality control process in JobsLA and/or Efforts to Outcomes (ETO)
  • Reliable, flexible team player who works well with minimal supervision, who has a good work ethic, and an ability to set and maintain personal boundaries
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources
  • Reliable transportation; valid driver’s license, and car insurance as required by law, as appropriate
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Etc.)
  • In depth knowledge of WIOA regulations and guidelines regarding eligibility, program elements, and TEGL’s
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Etc.)
  • Knowledge of database management and quality control processes and systems (Preferred experience with JobsLA)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • On occasion walk or drive to different local sites throughout the day
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend and occasionally lift or carry up to 35 pounds
  • Combination of field and office environment
  • May necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  • May be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  • May participate in training and staff development that requires local and out of state travel

RESPONSIBILITIES COMMON TO ALL AGENCY EMPLOYEES

  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  • Work with minimum supervision

Salary

$50,000-$55,000.  This is a full-time, non-exempt hourly position. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package.)

Application Process

Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary history to: resumes@coalitionrcd.org. Please make sure to include the job title & how you heard of this position in the subject of your email.

JAG SPECIALIST
Department: Youth Development
Reports To: Associate Director of Youth Development
Status: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

The JAG Specialist will provide one-on-one supportive services to youth formerly or currently involved in the foster system and youth formerly or currently involved in the justice system in the Jobs for Americas Graduates (JAG) out-of-school intervention. The JAG identifies, recruits, and instructs students deemed to have a high degree of difficulty of being promoted to the next grade, achieving graduation and/or making a successful transition from school to a quality entry-level job and/or pursue a postsecondary education leading to career advancement opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides appropriate curriculum and ensures students achieve specific JAG competencies through classroom instruction; teaches through a variety of methods including lecture, hands-on activities, and team teaching; tailors the program and teaching methods for the needs of each specific student, and implements an intervention strategy for each individual.
  • Ensures an appropriate pool of students by directly recruiting students, and obtaining referrals from an Advisory Committee, school personnel, and parents; holds interviews with prospective candidates and those making referrals to determine, using JAG guidelines, the appropriateness of the prospective student for the program.
  • Administers testing programs including pre-/post-tests and career interest surveys. Establishes and implements a career development plan for all enrolled students.
  • Ensures positive perceptions of the JAG program within schools by developing and maintaining positive, effective working relationships with school personnel including teachers, administrators, students, and members of the Advisory Committee.
  • Advocates for the program and develops a pool of effective community support resources by working with employers, parents, civic groups, and legislators to build awareness of and support for the program; develops job opportunities, participates in public relations activities, attends meetings and speaks to various community groups.
  • Builds appreciation for teamwork, sense of belonging, and commitment to community service among JAG students by organizing and serving as advisor to a JAG Career Association; creates training opportunities through hands-on activities, film presentations, guest speakers, and workshops; assists with civic and social opportunities.
  • Provides students with guidance, counseling, and support within appropriate limits; refers students to additional support services on an as-needed basis; takes responsibility for learning and complying with school policies such as mandated reporting, discipline, attendance, and the like.
  • Complies with all documentation and data entry requirements in a timely fashion including contacts and activities involving students, employers, and other groups; develops and maintains a well-organized filing system.
  • Assists students in finding and maintaining quality employment and/or post-secondary educational programs upon graduation; works closely with students and employers for 12 months after the end of the school year to ensure a satisfactory employment outcome; develops a plan for contacts with non-graduates to ensure effective transition to employment or additional education.
  • Participates in staff, regional, and state-wide meetings, and staff development activities
  • Uphold CRCD’s Mission Statement and 5 Year Strategic Plan

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-2 years’ experience or related work and/or BA Degree
  • Familiarity with the At-Risk population is a plus. Experience working with youth accompanied by knowledge of the child development issues
  • Skills in human relations, leadership, supervision, and motivational techniques
  • Ability to work 12 months per year
  • Ability to work independently while managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to establish appropriate boundaries while developing and nurturing supportive relationships with students.
  • Ability to educate a variety of constituencies and interested parties about the program by developing ongoing relationships and making formal presentations.
  • Ability to develop curriculum and educational opportunities consistent with the JAG Model.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer applications such as word processing.
  • Able to track students served, service delivered and outcomes achieved using an Internet-based data management system.
  • Knowledge of database management and quality control process
  • Reliable, flexible team player who works well with minimal supervision, who has a good work ethic, and an ability to set and maintain personal boundaries
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources
  • Reliable transportation; valid driver’s license, and car insurance as required by law, as appropriate
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Etc.)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • On occasion walk or drive to different local sites throughout the day
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend and occasionally lift or carry up to 35 pounds
  • Combination of field and office environment
  • May necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  • May be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  • May participate in training and staff development that requires local and out of state travel

RESPONSIBILITIES COMMON TO ALL AGENCY EMPLOYEES

  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  • Work with minimum supervision

Salary

$17.00 to $19.00 per hour This is a full-time, exempt position. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process

Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary history to: resumes@coalitionrcd.org. Please make sure to include the job title & how you heard of this position in the subject of your email.

LA COMMUNITY ACTION TEAM ORGANIZER
Department: Youth Development
Reports To: SLAYB Program Manager
Status: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

The Los Angeles Community Action Team (CAT) organizer plays a critical role in developing a broad base of civically active low-income young people in low-income communities across the nation.  The LA CAT organizer will focus on facilitating leadership and organizing in the City of Los Angeles specifically. Opportunity Youth United has a goal to improve the policies and conditions affecting Opportunity Youth and their peers, with a focus on creating opportunities for at least one million young people each year to reconnect with education, employment, national service, mentors, internships, leadership development, and civic engagement.  The CAT Organizer will work with the community, the selected OYU CAT anchor organization, and OYU central to help achieve this mission, mobilizing young people and communities to drive that change.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders within the community
  • Actively target and recruit young people to become members of OYU
  • Maintain ongoing communication with his/her supervisor at the anchor organization and the staff at OYU Central
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the constituents of the CAT via newsletters, updates, and calls to action
  • Build and maintain relationships with state, city, and/or county coalitions, advocacy groups, elected officials, and other key stakeholders
  • Identify and engage with local campaigns that align with the priorities of the CAT
  • Mobilize the CAT to work with partners to register people in the community to vote and mobilize them to show up to the polls
  • Analyze census data and voter profiles to identify target areas
  • Implement OYU’s “ Voter Engagement White Paper and Action Plan”
  • Research and track the data on Opportunity Youth against the number of pathways to reconnection within the community
  • Ensure that activities are consistent with the values, advocacy policies, and Recommendations  of OYU
  • Organize and facilitate meetings with the CAT and community members
  • Maintain a social media presence
  • Uphold CRCD’s Mission Statement and 5 Year Strategic Plan

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Relevant experience in organizing and policy advocacy with low income youth
  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency
  • AA or BA preferred
  • Passion for working on social justice issues in the context of Opportunity Youth and communities of color
  • Interest and/or experience in working youth
  • Ability to work well both independently and in teams
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal)
  • Flexibility in working evenings and weekends required
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources
  • Reliable transportation; valid driver’s license, and car insurance as required by law, as appropriate
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Etc.)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • On occasion walk or drive to different local sites throughout the day
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend and occasionally lift or carry up to 35 pounds
  • Combination of field and office environment
  • May necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  • May be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  • May participate in training and staff development that requires local and out of state travel

RESPONSIBILITIES COMMON TO ALL AGENCY EMPLOYEES

  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Salary

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. The pay range is $17.50-$20.00.  We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process

Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary history to: resumes@coalitionrcd.org. Please make sure to include the job title & how you heard of this position in the subject of your email.