JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Contracts and Development Associate
Preference Given to Applications received by July 15, 2020
Are you a skilled writer and communicator with a strong attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple projects at once? Do you want to put your skills to work resourcing California’s domestic workers’ movement and advancing the rights of immigrant women workers? Are you interested in creating the structure and systems to support the first-ever Statewide Domestic Worker Outreach and Education Program?
The California Domestic Workers Coalition (CDWC) is a coalition of grassroots domestic worker organizations and their supporters from the labor, faith, domestic employer, women’s rights and other grassroots communities, who are working to build the leadership and political power of domestic workers. advance the rights of domestic workers. Domestic workers are the housecleaners, nannies, caregivers, cooks, and gardeners who care for our loved ones and our homes. In California, there are approximately 300,000 domestic workers. An estimated 2 million households hire workers to support their everyday lives – yet domestic work is too often undervalued and invisibilized. We ensure that statewide laws and agencies protect domestic workers from abuse. We work to inspire all Californians to uphold the dignity of domestic workers inside and outside of our homes.
About the Contracts and Development Associate
With the launch of a precedent-setting state-funded Domestic Worker Education and Outreach Program this June 2020, we are thrilled to hire a Contracts and Development Associate who will support the CDWC to fulfill its fiscal and programmatic responsibilities for the administration of the new program alongside coalition partners across California. The Contracts and Development Associate will help create the infrastructure needed to implement program deliverables and ensure the delivery of timely and high quality reports and invoices. The Contracts and Development Associate will offer continual support to staff and coalition partners to ensure proper documentation and reporting as well as smooth operations and logistics of program activities. Additionally the position provides assistance with institutional fundraising, grant research, proposal writing and progress reports, in coordination with the Coalition’s Director.
Grants and Contracts Management
- Manage quantitative and qualitative reporting for all foundation and government contracts and subcontracts (which currently includes a major state contract and 6 other funding sources). Manage invoicing for contracts and grants in an accurate and timely manner.
- Ensure strict confidentiality of member data in all reporting.
- Coordinate renewal of all government contracts, preparing grant plans, reports and budgets with oversight from the Director of Programs.
- Develop and manage the Grants and Contracts Calendar
- Oversee the file management system for grants and contracts so that all approved proposals, budgets, reports, award letters, and MOUs are scanned, returned to the donor or program partners and filed both on the server and in hard copy at the San Francisco office.
- Coordinate and manage documentation needed for proposal submission, including uploads necessary to funder portals.
- Attend all required contract-related meetings and trainings, including discovery meetings mandated for RFP submission.
- Attend program meetings and activities related to understanding grants and contracts when needed.
- Liaison with the Mujeres Unidas y Activas, as our fiscal sponsor, with fiscal compliance for contracts, including tracking staff time allocated under each contract and ensuring that a functional timesheet system is set up and maintained to match reporting requirements.
- Research potential funding opportunities
- Lead the writing of grant proposals, applications, and progress reports to funders.
- Support the Director in communication with potential and existing funders
- Analyze staff and coalition partner data systems to assess areas for consolidation and improvement.
- Ensure the data tracking strategies are reasonable and useful to staff members, coalition partners, and volunteers.
- Support program data entry to capture coalition program activities accurately.
- Oversee the quality of program data to ensure proper documentation of all data presented to funders.
- Ensure reporting and invoicing compliance with grant requirements, including documentation and tracking of lobby/advocacy hours of staff.
Operations and Logistics Support
- Collaborate with the Operations Manager to support the smooth running of all coalition activities, particularly those related to the State and City programs for Domestic Worker Rights, as well as the purchasing, inventory and dissemination of Know Your Rights materials and tools to coalition partners across the State.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Understand the issues facing low-wage workers and immigrant communities as well as a demonstrated commitment to the leadership of immigrant working women, women of color, economic and social justice, and racial and gender equity.
- At least 3 years of experience working with non-profit organizations, with experience writing successful grant proposals and managing grant or contract reporting and requirements.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated knowledge of proper compositional practices to aid in writing and proofreading.
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- Ability to be detail oriented and able to multitask on a regular basis.
- Self-motivated—proven ability to work independently
- Strong time management skills
- Ability to work well with diverse groups and populations
- Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, and Google suite counterparts
- Understanding of issues facing low-wage workers and immigrant communities as well as a commitment to the leadership development of immigrant women
- Willing to travel for meetings, events and mobilizations
- While the Coalition staff team is based in the Bay Area, this position may be held remotely from Los Angeles.
Salary range: $55,000-60,000 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.
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This position is open until filled. Preference Given to Applications received by July 15, 2020
California Domestic Workers Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, immigrants, youth, LGBTQ, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply!