Employment Opportunities

Make a difference in the lives of women, children, and families by joining NCJW | LA’s team of passionate and dedicated professionals. Please contact Human Resources regarding employment opportunities to ruth@ncjwla.org.

NCJW|LA is seeking candidates for the following positions:

POSITION: Advocacy Intern

DEPARTMENT: ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Work with the Director to coordinate NCJW/LA’s legislative and policy work including researching and keeping track of legislation on the state, local, and national levels, advocacy through social media, grant-writing, research, and helping coordinate our Human Trafficking Outreach Project. Interns will also have an opportunity to publish a blog, write letters of support and opposition to legislation, plan events, attend coalition meetings and conference calls, and lobby with NCJW/LA. Interns either receive school credit or a stipend. Internships are for enhancing educational pursuits in the advocacy non-profit setting.

Strong interpersonal, written, communication, organizational and computer skills required. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, keep organized, communicate in a clear and positive manner, and work cooperatively with a diverse staff and volunteer base which is constantly changing.

Cover letter, resume, and writing sample (no longer than 5 pages) only to maya@ncjwla.org.

NCJW is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to build a diverse staff. Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, veterans, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. The Company considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.

POSITION: The Talk Project Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

We are looking for a dynamic person who loves working with teens to join our team! This position will coordinate and implement the goals of NCJW | LA’s The Talk Project, a peer-to-peer high school program to prevent and educate youth about sexual violence.

Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Director of Advocacy and Community Engagement, the coordinator will implement the goals of NCJW | LA’s The Talk Project (TTP), a high school peer-to-peer sexual violence awareness program. Main objectives will include expanding the number of schools The Talk Project workshops are held in and the number of students who engage with TTP workshops, expanding the number of student Peer Educators, ensuring that all Peer Educators are well-trained to lead workshops, developing leadership among Peer Educators, guiding communications, and raising funds for TTP’s long-term sustainability.

Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in political science, sociology, education, women’s or gender studies or related. Must possess knowledge and experience working to prevent and raise awareness about sexual violence and rape culture. Must be a highly motivated individual with experience and a passion for The Talk Project’s goals. Must have experience in programming, youth development, event planning, communications, and leadership. Demonstrated success in interacting with staff and volunteers. Strong project management and excellent writing skills. Must be able, interested, and comfortable with creating new programs, expanding current programs, and conducting outreach. Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and computer skills including fluent and functional knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media platforms.

Must be highly organized and able to maintain positive interpersonal relations while being flexible and a team player. Must be willing to work several evenings and Sundays per month.

This position is open to anyone who meets the qualifications and has worked with and understands the diverse communities in Los Angeles. Position is 30 hours/week. This is a one-year grant-funded position. Includes benefits. Non-exempt position. Cover letter, resume, and writing sample (no longer than 5 pages) only to ruthg@ncjwla.org. No phone calls.

NCJW is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to build a diverse staff. Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, veterans, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. The Company considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Area of Focus Description
Public Relations, Marketing, and Communications Work with various departments developing and implementing new public relations campaigns to increase visibility of NCJW|LA programs and services.
Advocacy Work to develop and implement education and advocacy programs for the community.
Development Work to help develop and implement planned giving programs, fundraising opportunities, and fundraising events.
Grant Writing Work with Executive Director or various departments to research and write grants.
Youth Educational Programs and Services Work with Art & Literacy Programs for Youth in areas of programming and grant writing.
Community Mental Health and Supportive Services See MSW Internships.
Volunteer & Membership Outreach & Retention Work with Department Director and other staff to develop and implement programs to increase volunteer and membership base.
Retail Sales
Business
Work with Director of Retail Sales and other staff to enhance retail sales and data input in a Thrift Store setting.
  • Internships are both paid and unpaid and are for enhancing educational pursuits in the non-profit setting.
  • To be an intern you must be enrolled in an accredited school and interning in your educational field.
  • NCJW|LA has both summer and school-year internships available.

Main Contact Person: Carrie Jacoves, Director of Operations and Outreach
Location: 543 N. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 323-852-8512
Fax: 323-651-5348
E-mail: carrie@ncjwla.org