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Are you looking to be part of a powerful grassroots movement to protect immigrant rights in California? Do you believe in the power of women to overcome domestic violence? Would you enjoy joining a vibrant organization founded and led by Latina immigrant women? The following positions are currently open as of January 12, 2018! 

NOTE: If you’d like to apply for more than one position, you can do so without submitting multiple job applications.  Please apply for one specific position, and when you email us your application, tell us in the body of the email that you’d like to be considered for the other position(s) as well.

Development Associate

 

Position Overview: Development Associate

The Development Associate helps the development team reach fundraising goals by: gathering and preparing information needed for grant proposals and reports, assisting with preparing fundraising events, maintaining our contact database, and other fundraising and contract management tasks. The Development Associate also helps with communications and social media. Skills that are critical for success in this position include the ability to manage multiple projects and strong attention to detail.

Organizational Relationships:

The Development Associate is part of the FARO (Finanzas, Administración, Recaudación, Operaciones) team. This position reports to the Development Director, and works in close collaboration with the Grassroots Fundraising Coordinator. The Development Associate works with program staff to collect data and updates for grant and contract reports.

Primary Responsibilities:

Reports and Proposals (60%)

  • Assist the Development Director in the preparation of reports and proposals to foundations and government agencies
  • Maintain the Grants and Contracts Calendar in Google Docs in sync with the Deadlines calendar in Google Calendar
  • Work with program staff to collect data (quantitative and qualitative) for reports
  • Help research potential funders for MUA
  • Ensuring that grant award letters and scanned, returned to the donor, and filed both on the server and at the San Francisco office.

Donor Relations (25%)

  • Assist with preparing and sending donor mailings and appeals
  • Provide support for special events, including donor outreach and follow up
  • Sort and distribute mail at SF office to ensure donations are processed in a timely manner
  • Enter donations into Salesforce contact database
  • Assist with sending out donation acknowledgement letters in a timely manner
  • Support optimization of contact database for individual donor campaigns

Communications and Social Media (15%)

  • Upload photos and media coverage of MUA’s work to our website and social media platforms.
  • Update MUA’s website when needed, including ensuring Events page is current
  • Support the development and sending of the newsletter and e-bulletin
  • Provide translation support to staff for external communications when needed

Skills and characteristics required

•    Fully Bilingual in English and Spanish (oral and written)

•    Prior grantwriting and/or contract management experience preferred

•    Strong attention to detail, especially in writing and editing text in both languages

•    Great computer skills: managing databases, Excel, and Word

•    Commitment to movements for immigrants rights and women’s rights

•    Demonstrated understanding of current political and social context

•    Ability to manage multiple projects at once

•    Commitment to working as part of a team in a collaborative work environment

•    Ability to communicate with donors with enthusiasm and a professional demeanor

•    Willingness to work in either the San Francisco or Oakland office as needed

SALARY RANGE AND BENEFITS:

The salary range for this position is $35,000-$40,000 DOE.

This position comes with an extensive benefit package, including:

  • Health plan
  • Dental plan
  • Life insurance and accident insurance
  • Flexible spending account, including employer contributions to cover commute costs and medical co-pays, and
  • 401(k) contributions after the first year of service.

Our workplace culture prioritizes self-care and making time for family/community.

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

This position requires oral and written fluency in Spanish and English.

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

None specified

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

No requirement

HOW TO APPLY

Send an e-mail with the job title, resume, cover letter in Spanish and English and three references to mua@mujeresunidas.net.  Note the job title and your name in the email subject line. Send materials as one single attachment in either Word or PDF.   No phone calls please! This position will remain open until filled. Proposed start date is February 5, 2018.

Mujeres Unidas y Activas is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, immigrants, youth, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply!

 

Position Overview: Data and Learning Coordinator

MUA’s Data and Learning Coordinator is responsible for supporting three to five immigrant staff members in charge of implementing MUA’s community programs in the areas of immigrant rights, workers’ rights, domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, job readiness, and language access primarily in San Francisco.  The Coordinator ensures that staff understands and fulfill the requirements for government contracts and grants, and helps staff gain the skills and support needed to do so. The Coordinator identifies opportunities and locations for MUA staff to offer educational workshops and community outreach as required by the contracts, maintains MUA’s community outreach and education calendar, updates MUA’s database with key contacts in the community, attends partner and coalition meetings with the MUA staff person in charge of the project and offers interpretation where necessary. The coordinator will play a critical role in updating and improving documentation systems for the work carried out by staff, and ensuring that staff have the support needed to use those systems consistently.  Skills that are critical for success in this position include good communication skills, comfort with technology, the ability to manage multiple projects, strong attention to detail, and a commitment to supporting the leadership of immigrant women.

Organizational Relationships:

The Data and Learning Coordinator is a member of the FARO team (Finances, Administration, Resources and Operations) team. The Coordinator also participates in meetings of MUA’s Direct Services and Community Organizing Teams as well as subgroups responsible for specific contracts such as MUA’s Job Readiness Workgroup. The Coordinator reports to the Development Director, and works in close collaboration with the Organizing Director, Programs Director, and Language Access Coordinator.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Understand the education, outreach, and documentation requirements of 3-5 government contracts
  • Provide individual assistance to staff members’ to ensure the creation of workplans that fulfill contract requirements, and regularly monitor and support advancement of those workplans
  • Identify challenges in meeting contract goals and share with appropriate supervisor and Development Director with anticipation.
  • Review, update, and synchronize documentation systems for up to 5 government contracts, in collaboration with program staff
  • Train and support program staff to document activities consistently for reporting purposes
  • Track program deliverables and synthesize data for each contract in advance of monthly and quarterly reporting deadlines
  • Research, identify, and document community partners (schools, health clinics, childcare centers, ESL classes, churches) and locations to conduct community outreach and education workshops.
  • Schedule educational workshops and information tables as well as respond to requests from grant partners when Spanish language presenters are needed for the Latino community.
  • Maintain and update MUA’s Education and Outreach Calendar for staff use
  • Maintain and update MUA’s database with new community partner information and presentation opportunities.  
  • Accompany monolingual staff to key meetings with collaborative partners and provide interpretation where necessary.
  • Participate in team and working group meetings and help ensure coordination amongst different outreach efforts.

Skills and characteristics required

  • Fully Bilingual in English and Spanish (oral required, written more flexible); willing and able to interpret during meetings.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Great computer skills: managing databases, Excel, and Word
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Committed to building the work planning, time management, and computer skills of Latina immigrants.
  • Clear and direct communicator
  • Able to confront and resolve challenges in a respectful manner
  • Commitment to movements for immigrants rights and women’s rights
  • Demonstrated understanding of current political and social context
  • Commitment to working as part of a team in a collaborative work environment
  • Willingness to work primarily in MUA’s San Francisco office but able to travel to the East Bay

Salary range:

$33,000 – $38,000 per year DOE, plus full benefits

This is a full-time, non-exempt salaried position at 40 hours per week. It includes an extensive benefit package, including health plan, dental plan, accident and life insurance, as well as support to cover commute costs and medical co-pays. Our workplace culture prioritizes self-care and making time for family/community

Application Process

Send  an e-mail with the Job Title along with a resume, cover letter in Spanish and English, and three references as a single Word doc or PDF to mua@mujeresunidas.net.  Note job title in the email subject line.  Priority will be given to applications received by January 28th.  No phone calls please!  

Mujeres Unidas y Activas is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, immigrants, youth, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply!

 

Position Overview: Operations and Administrative Associate

MUA is looking for an Operations and Administrative Associate who is organized, technologically savvy, attentive to details, a team player and most importantly, is committed to social justice. The Associate ensures the smooth functioning of the organizational systems of MUA’s two offices in San Francisco and Oakland, and assists the Executive Director with Administrative tasks. The Operations and Administrative Associate is supervised by the HR Director.  She works closely with the FARO (Finance, Administration, Fundraising, and Operations) Team.

Primary Responsibilities:

OPERATIONS

  • Procedures & Systems:  Strengthen office procedures and protocols and systems for interoffice communication and coordination; maintain and update procedures manual; update office emergency plans; support the HR Director in updating, maintaining and distributing office forms (phone ext lists, board contact info, etc)
  • Technology:   Manage existing office and technology equipment, supervise technology consultant in planning, back-up, maintenance, and improvements;train staff with new equipment, Maintain and troubleshoot phone system, copiers, and other office equipment.
  • Facilities: coordinate security, organization, and maintenance at offices;  support planning and implementation of office move, ensure timely business registrations,
  • Equipment:  support materials acquisition via purchases and donations, create and maintain systems for ensuring security of office equipment (cameras, laptops), monitor cell phone usage and contracts
  • Meetings:  Coordinate logistics for organization-wide and team staff planning meetings and retreats

ADMINISTRATION

  • Assistance to the Executive Director : support the Executive Director with administrative tasks to ensure that they are complete on time, coordinate travel logistics and support preparation and logistics of ED meetings with the board and/or key allies and donors, support with translation of documents and emails.
  • Finance: coordinate documentation of credit card charges.
  • Human Resources: Support HR Director with staff annual evaluations; monitor timesheets and paid time off.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience and skills in organizational operations work—including office operations, communications systems.
  • Proficiency with computer operations and programs, including excel, word, database, and google apps;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills—good attention to detail and well organized;
  • Self-motivated—proven ability to work independently
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups and populations
  • Dedication and ability to work flexible hours and in both the East Bay and San Francisco.
  • Bilingual; excellent oral communication in English and Spanish.
  • Understanding of issues facing low-wage workers and immigrant communities as well as a commitment to the leadership development of immigrant women

Salary range

$35,000 – $40,000 per year DOE, plus full benefits

This is a full-time, non-exempt position at 40 hours per week. It includes an extensive benefit package, including health plan, dental plan, accident and life insurance, as well as support to cover commute costs and medical co-pays and employer contributions to a 401k plan after the first year of service. Our workplace culture prioritizes self-care and making time for family/community.

Application Process

Send an e-mail with the Job Title, a resume, cover letter in Spanish and English and three references, by 1/31/2018 to mua@mujeresunidas.net. Note job title in the email subject line. No phone calls please! This position is open until filled.

 

Mujeres Unidas y Activas is an equal opportunity employer.  People of color, women, immigrants, youth, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply!