Must-Have Experience and Skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of building meaningful relationships
- Excellent verbal communication skills, including comfort with public speaking
- Strong problem-solving skills, and ability to meet deadlines and maintain attention to detail amidst competing priorities
- Comfort coordinating (including via email, phone, video call, and in-person) diverse internal and external stakeholders with a goal-oriented, collaborative approach
- Commitment to racial equity and social justice; recognition of the role of race, gender, and other identities in contributing to homelessness and inequity
- Commitment to DWC’s mission to end homelessness for women in greater Los Angeles through housing, wellness, employment, and advocacy
- Cultural Humility
- Must be a California resident and live at least 75 miles from DWC’s office; must be available for in-person meetings.
- 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.
- Must have received at least the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination to start employment with DWC, and second dose must be received within 30 days from the first day of hire.
- Experience supervising or coordinating volunteers: this could include a background in a nonprofit environment, community organizing, student group leadership, or other related experience. Candidates without this experience are encouraged to include in their cover letter how their experience/skills in project coordination and relationship management would make them successful in this role.
- Excellent written communication skills, including an ability to tailor communication style based on audience
- Prior experience with database administration and/or tracking and reporting data
- Proficiency in MS Office Suite
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.