Required Education and Experience
- Master level education and clinical licensure preferred
- A deep level of knowledge and understanding of the complexity of poverty and women’s homelessness and a familiarity working within the homelessness sector in Los Angeles
- Experience within the non-profit sector, especially working on issues of poverty, homelessness
- Supervision and management experience required, preferably in a complex multi-program environment required
- Experience with oversight of budgets required
- Fundraising experience required
- Grant writing experience preferred
- Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences
- Knowledge of DEI strategies
- Attention to detail, high standards, initiative, and follow through
- Adaptive leadership skills, ability to motivate others and to solve problems
- Team player who is willing to help other employees when needed
- Demonstrates the calmness and efficiency necessary to perform activities involving multiple demands, many details, and frequent changes.
- Work habits characterized by confidentiality, good judgement, diplomacy, and tact.
- Must be able to work creatively within a budget and use innovation to find ways of more effectively managing resources.
- Superior research and analytical skills to track and predict trends.
- Must be able to collaborate with executives, creative teams, research and development, and product development teams.
- Computer literacy required. Must be proficient in Internet research, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe programs and be willing to learn other applications as needed.
- Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
- Must be a CA resident and live at least 75 miles from the office and must be available for in-person meetings at the DWC offices.
- Must provide documentation of a negative COVID-19 test result from the last seven days, on first day of hire.
- Must provide documentation of a negative TB test result within the last twelve months, on first day of hire.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
Required Mandated Reporter for Elder & Dependent Adult Abuse and Child Abuse & Neglect policies.
Downtown Women’s Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants and actively seeks candidates who reflect the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. We believe that diversity and inclusion of varied perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences is essential to our organization’s effectiveness, and allows us to serve our clients in the respectful, responsive, and understanding way that they deserve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental or physical disability, marital status, pregnancy, military and veteran status, medical condition, geography, socio-economic status, and other unique attributes that make us who we are.
Downtown Women’s Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.