Community Initiatives employs over 400 nonprofit professionals every year. When our projects are seeking talented individuals to support their great ideas, we share those nonprofit jobs with our whole community.
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When you work for Community Initiatives, whether you are part of our core staff or an employee at one of our many fiscally sponsored projects, you benefit from sharing knowledge and expertise with thought leaders and staff with years of experience in the nonprofit field. In addition, our employees receive competitive benefits, which include:
- Medical, dental, and vision
- 401(k) with employer match
- Generous paid vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays
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Community Initiatives is an Oakland-based nonprofit service organization providing over 100 nonprofit projects with fiscal sponsorship services including tax-exemption, accounting and financial oversight, risk management and insurance, legal compliance, grants management, payroll, and human resource services.
Our fiscally sponsored projects (FSPs) represent all nonprofit sectors––arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services, and public affairs. While many of our projects are in the San Francisco Bay Area, others operate in various states and international locations.
Seeking a Client Services Manager!
Community Initiatives Client Services Department delivers high quality client relationship management to our nonprofit clients. Serving as the main point of contact for a portfolio of clients, the Client Services Manager provides exceptional service, support, and guidance to ensure that clients’ missions are met. This position works collaboratively across Community Initiatives’ departments to support diverse projects of all levels of complexity and maturity which involves critical analysis of issues and proposals of solutions. In addition, the Client Services Manager ensures that Fiscally Sponsored Projects follow Community Initiatives policies and procedures while providing advice on operations, administration, and risk mitigation.
Seeking a skilled Executive Assistant/ Nonprofit Board Liaison!
The Executive Assistant Board Liaison reports to the President/CEO and provides support to the President/CEO by assisting with scheduling, producing documents and presentations, and preparing for Board and Committee meetings. In addition, this position may provide administrative support to other office staff. Preferred skills include: prior experience with nonprofits, supporting nonprofit board of directors and busy senior executives, familiarity with Robert's Rules of Order, and strong computer skills.
The Sr. Director of Research leads the development and implementation of our comprehensive research agenda, strategy, and workplan; supervises research staff and consultants; identifies budget and growth priorities; and ensures that all of our research contributions are accessible, action-oriented, and aligned with the priority needs of our partners and frontline communities.
Come join our Finance team!
The Project Accountant position is a hands-on growth position responsible for the accurate and timely provision of accounting services to support and enhance the Community Initiative’s clients. The Project Accountant will have a working relationship with the Client Services Team and the various projects sponsored by Community Initiatives, as well as provide support for other positions within the administrative section of the organization. Reports to the Assistant Controller.
Seeking an Associate Director of Client Services
The Associate Director of Client Services reports to the Vice President of Client Services and is primarily responsible to ensure that high-quality services are delivered effectively to clients. The Associate Director will support the Client Services Team to uphold a strong customer service model with clear accountability for staff, innovate in order to be responsive to client’s current and future needs, minimize Community Initiatives’ exposure to risks, and lead a team of effective Client Service staff.
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