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Community Corporation of Santa Monica

Program Manager

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Associate Director or Director of Housing Development, the Project Manager is responsible for activities relating to a project’s development from site acquisition to construction completion and conversion to permanent financing.

Essential Position Responsibilities

Predevelopment

Work with the Associate Director or Director of Housing Development to identify new properties to acquire and to perform feasibility analyses.

Secure acquisition/predevelopment financing and acquire land/buildings.

Secure development entitlements and approvals, including preparing applications and negotiating with public agencies and community groups.

Provide input, analysis and oversight of architects, engineers, and consultants in the preparation of plans and documents.

Oversee the preparation of construction bidding and contract materials.

Provide input, analysis, and recommendations with regards to the selection of contractors, construction managers, and other team members.

Coordinate tenant relocations.

Financing / Closing Secure commitments for construction/permanent financing, including preparing applications and coordinating the submittal of required materials.

Negotiate deal terms with lenders and investors with input from the Associate Director or Director of Housing Development. Coordinate the closing of construction financing. Answer questions and resolve issues as they arise. New Construction & Rehabilitation Coordinate with other departments within Community Corp. including Property Management, Maintenance and Accounting. Monitor construction in progress, prepare payment requests, evaluate change order requests, resolve issues as they arise, and ensure compliance with various requirements. Provide updates and recommendations to management.

Permanent Loan Conversion

Ensure all requirements are met to pay-off the construction loan and convert to permanent financing.

Other Duties Serve as a project’s contact person for all entities, including local, state, and federal agencies as well as various community groups. Be able to address and handle issues that arise during the process.

Demonstrate professionalism and leadership within Community Corp. by managing projects with a consideration for all departments’ needs.

Participate in or lead efforts to enhance use of technology, improve processes and lower risks. Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word. Demonstrated proficiency in real estate finance. Ability to produce complex financial spreadsheets. Knowledge of affordable housing and community development programs and issues. Knowledge of real estate entitlement and approval processes. Understanding of urban planning concepts. Understanding of construction management principals. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and ability to work within a team.

environment. Strong analytical, mathematical, communication and organizational skills.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in economics, Architecture, Public Administration, or related field required. Master’s degree in planning, Real Estate, Business, or related field preferred. Approximately 2 years of related work in real estate finance or development or other relevant work experience for real estate development. Supervisory Responsibilities

This position will not directly supervise other employees.

Physical Requirements This position requires the ability to sit and use office equipment and computers for most of the workday. Must be able to lift to 10 pounds. Must be able to drive to worksites and inspect and survey worksites. Work Environment This position works in an office environment and is also exposed to outdoor elements such as project sites. Travel Requirements

This position requires travel within the region, including but not limited to development sites, other Please submit a resume throughout company website

Please submit a resume throughout company website - https://communitycorp.org/jobs/

Maintenance Technician

Essential Position Responsibilities:, -Performs all building and maintenance duties as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor and maintenance administrative staff, -Tracks daily work order load on tablet, schedules work with building tenants, completes work order and regularly synchronizes to work order tracking system, -Performs plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other general repair work, -Ensures that any work not completed at the end of the visit for any reason is followed up until it is complete, -Provide excellent and professional customer service in all work performed, -Proactively observe the condition of units, buildings, and common areas and report any needed repairs to the Maintenance Supervisor, -Must have use of a reliable automobile (car or truck), -Must be reliable with strong work ethic, -Maintain regular and consistence attendance and punctuality, -Other duties as assigned from time to time

All new hires must successfully pass a background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 per hour

Benefits:401(k)401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Employee discount, Flexible spending account, Health insurance. Health savings account. Life insurance. Paid time off, Referral program, Retirement plan, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance

Please send resume to: resumes@communitycorp.org

Resident Service Coordinator

Essential Position Responsibilities:

- Welcomes new residents, explains the Resident Service program, and provides appropriate community resources, programs and services upon move-in.

- Conducts resident surveys, tallies results and provides resources material as identified in the survey responses.- Identifies need for assistance; educates on available resources.- Provides linkages/referrals between tenants and local agencies and organizations with the objective of addressing identified needs and other appropriate resources.- Develops working relationships with the local service providers in the community and collects resource material from local agencies.- Keeps current regarding available community resources, federal, state and local programs and participates in professional development education.- Works with the property management team to identify residents who need assistance; supports resident retention; promotes educational and wellness activities for residents; fosters and build sense of community.- Assists the Resident Services Manager and other duties as assigned.

Pay Range : $50,000 to 53,000 Annually - Hiring Rates are determined by skills, knowledge, experience and internal equity. All new hires must successfully pass a background check

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Retirement plan, Vision insurance

Please send resume to: resumes@communitycorp.org

Bookkeeper Accounts Payable

Essential Position Responsibilities: - Process vendor invoices including coding, posting invoices and cutting checks, - Process other expenses including utility bills, insurance bills, mortgage payments, etc.- Maintain accurate vendor ledgers and ensure vendor compliance with insurance requirements, - Process year end 1099’s,- Assist with preparation of year end audit schedules and working with auditors,- Assist with various other accounting functions

Pay Range : $22.00 to 24.00 Hourly - Hiring Rates are determined by skills, knowledge, experience and internal equity.

All new hires must successfully pass a background check.

Community Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Paid training, Retirement plan, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance

Please send resume to: resumes@communitycorp.org

Full-Time Resident Manager

Essential Position Responsibilities: - Timely collection of rent and delivery to the main office, - Pick up prepared notices and post promptly, - Enforce landlord rules, lease provisions and parking agreements, - Ensure compliance with Fair Housing Laws, - Prepare detailed written reports of accidents, injuries, or incidents on the properties and submit them to the corporate office, - Oversee the assigned properties including writing and submitting work orders and follow-up on requested maintenance, - Ensure that the Property Supervisor remains informed about the properties and any issues or problems and prepare and deliver any required documentation and reports, - Maintain curb appeal of the properties, - Reside at the assigned property (if applicable), - Other responsibilities as assigned from time to time

All new hires must successfully pass a background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 per hour

Benefits:401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Employee discount, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Referral program, Retirement plan, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance

Please send resume to: resumes@communitycorp.org


First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica

Communications and Administrative Assistant.  We are seeking a part-time (20 hr/week) Communications and Administrative Assistant to assist with the church’s communications and provide administrative support to the Pastor, the Finance and Operations Manager, and the church’s ministries.

All interested parties should submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications along with their resume to   fpcsantamonica.org/who-we-are/job-openings/


School-Based Coordinator/Clinician

at Vista Del Mar (View all jobs)

Santa Monica, Los Angeles

Get to know us: For over 100 years, Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services (VDM) has taken great pride in providing exceptional programs and services for children and families throughout LA County. VDM envisions a community where all children and families are equipped and prepared to live productive, fulfilling lives. We serve the most vulnerable in Los Angeles, many of whom have faced multi-generational inequities. Vista Del Mar is guided by core values of empowerment, equity, and excellence.

Culture: At Vista Del Mar, our success is empowered by our staff, families, residents, and clients. We believe in the inclusion and liberation of marginalized communities, standing in unity for justice and recognizing long-standing systemic oppression. We acknowledge we are part of an unjust system and strongly advocate to change oppressive systems and the unconscious bias that affect staff, clients, and families in all communities. Vista is committed to developing a culture of healing, community care, and creating a sense of belonging. Our actions will be louder than our words.

Folks who are Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQ+, of a marginalized gender, disabled, parents, are/have been system-impacted, are immigrants, and anyone who has experienced systemic oppression, and/or gender-based violence are encouraged to apply.

Mission: Vista Del Mar provides a trauma-responsive continuum of services to empower children, youth, and families in Southern California to lead fulfilling lives.

Role Overview: School-based Coordinator and Clinician possesses and implements the knowledge and educational background applicable to work with individuals, groups, families, other disciplines, at Edison Language Academy and outside of Family Service of Santa Monica. The clinician works with all appropriate systems on behalf of the client. School-based coordinators placed on school sites are available to the school site to provide a model of social service delivery, which includes individual therapy, counseling groups, educational workshops, crisis management and case management services.  

To apply click link below:

https://vistadelmar.org/jobs/?gh_jid=4142168007


City of Santa Monica 

A selection of current job opportunities in the City of Santa Monica: 

Chief Information Officer

City Traffic Engineer

Electrician II 

Police Cadet (As-Needed)

Police Officer/Lateral Transfer

Senior Transportation Planner - Bicycle Program

Swim Instructor/Pool Lifeguard (As-Needed)

Water Crew Leader

Water Production and Treatment Plant Operator I


To apply to these jobs and to see other available positions at the City of Santa Monica visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santamonica?


SmartStart Developmental Learning Center

Are you looking for a new opportunity to share your love for children and grow and develop as an early childhood educator? We would love to share our model of fully inclusive education with you and hear about all the gifts and talents you bring to share with our children and team! We have a position available with our 2–3-year-old class. We are a unique program serving all children, both our children with special needs and our typically developing peers as well. Our ideal candidates are passionate about children and love being part of their growth and development. Further, they have a strong desire to grow and develop as an educator, share their gifts with their children and families, and above all LOVE to play and engage children! We offer a supportive and creative work environment and are committed to the support and training of our team of educators.

Position is Monday-Friday 7:30-3:30, We offer a great deal of paid time off, fully paid Medical and Dental Benefits, 401K retirement plan with employer match.

Requirements: Applicants need to have at least 6 ECE units OR a degree in psychology, education, child development or other related field, Experience with young children, Experience with special needs children a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.00 - $19.50 per hour

Education: High school or equivalent required, AA or BA in Child Development a plus

Experience: Early childhood education: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person and in Santa Monica

Please send your resume to: Sharon@smartstartschool.com


Veo

Partnership and Policy Manager (1 person)

Veo’s Partnership and Policy Manager works cross-functionally with our Policy and Partnerships and local operations teams to develop, launch, and manage new micro mobility markets and partnerships. This person will work with our public sector partners to introduce Veo’s innovative technology and vehicles to cities across the US and support expansion and improvement of our services. Internally, you will support the development of Veo’s public policy priorities and help the company continue to grow and scale.

Please apply directly on our company website using the following link. For the application, please be prepared to submit a resume and, optionally, a cover letter. https://boards.greenhouse.io/veocorporatecareers/jobs/4987995004

Partnership and Policy Manager, Social Impact (1 person)

As Veo’s Policy and Partnerships Manager, Social Impact you will work closely with the Director of Government Partnerships and team of Policy and Partnerships Managers (PPMs) to develop, launch, and manage new micro mobility markets and partnerships. You will work cross-functionally with the Engineering and Operations departments, among others, to ensure that Veo’s teams are aligned to continue our rapid growth and promote sustainable local operations. Externally, you will develop and own Veo’s social impact strategy nationwide and manage a portfolio of key partner relationships to ensure Veo is positioned to expand. 

Responsibilities and Duties

- Establish and manage long-term and constructive relationships with clients, including city staff, elected officials, community-based organizations, businesses, and advocacy groups.

- Liaise with city, university, and community partners to establish program rules and requirements that benefit Veo’s local operations approach and result in operational and financial sustainability.

- Develop and execute a robust social impact strategy that fosters market retention and growth, and drives compliance through community outreach, equity engagement, and rider education.

- Build events and outreach toolkit for existing and perspective markets

- Create new market leads and help Veo expand its service and products to new cities.

- Advise Veo’s Operations team to ensure compliance with local rules and regulations.

- Contribute strategy framework and local knowledge to Market Entry team to retain, renew, and grow markets.

Please apply directly on our website using the following link: https://boards.greenhouse.io/veocorporatecareers/jobs/4991886004


Chrysalis

Volunteer & Program Coordinator

Please apply directly on our website: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=b4705fce-0d28-41d0-b892-a6b24ec1f9a2&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US&jobId=453286

Employment Specialist

The Employment Specialist iskeyto client success. The Employment Specialist works 1-on-1 with clients to provide employment and case management services with the goal that clients get ready for a job, find a job, and keep a job. Responsible for a dedicated caseload, the successful candidate will have the ability to use independent judgment, exceptional organizational skills, and a willingness to incorporate emerging industry best practices and techniques in their work.

Apply directly on our website: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=b4705fce-0d28-41d0-b892-a6b24ec1f9a2&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US&jobId=451147

Director of Client Services, Santa Monica –

 Is a caring and empathetic leader who takes pride in delivering best-in-class services to staff and clients, motivating a team to achieve ambitious goals, and thrives in being a part of a growing organization.  As part of the management team, the Director models and supports staff in delivering high-quality employment services. The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial, strategic, and operational mindset, with a contagious team spirit, is quick at thinking on their feet, enjoys learning and leading others to success, and understands the importance of leveraging team strengths and building strong relationships throughout the organization.

The Director will play an integral role in supporting the organization’s strategic plan, manages personnel, grants, resources, facility operations, including safety, and external partnerships, such as volunteers, local government officials, and potential donors. In addition, the Director serves as a liaison to the local community and develops and nurtures partnerships with local agencies for the purposes of outreach and client service.

Apply directly on our website: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=b4705fce-0d28-41d0-b892-a6b24ec1f9a2&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US&jobId=894301


Ocean Elm Inc, an Allstate Insurance Agency

Join a great team that values teamwork and collaboration!
Two positions available.  Must work from the office in Santa Monica. 
Requirement for both positions -
- Team Work - ability to work well with others, take direction and share your ideas
- Great Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)- Organized & Self Efficient
- Basic Computer Skills: Typing, Microsoft Office, Zoom, ability to easily learn in house software tools
POSITIONS
1. Customer Service Representative
Job Requirements - Previous customer service experience is a plus but not required.
- full or part time positions are available (between the hours of 9am and 6pm, M-F only)
2. Licensed Insurance Salesperson
Job Requirements
- must be Property & Casualty Licensed - Life & Health Licensed is a plus
- Insurance Sales Experience
Please fill out a brief application and attach your resume at this link - https://forms.gle/16H6KohzFn93ypx48


Family Service of Santa Monica- a division of Vista Del Mar

Front Office Support
Essential Duties
 Answers telephone calls, makes necessary connections, takes messages, and tracks follow-up requirements; Greets visitors and agency clients; Collects and logs daily client fees; Prepares bank deposit slips; Opens, closes, and maintains all client case files; Distributes and collects 90-day reviews; Enters and updates client demographics on spreadsheet; Responsible for agency outreach regarding upcoming groups information; Assists in translating documents into Spanish; Closes agency.
Secondary Duties:
Provides clerical support to administrative and clinical staff, to include but not limited to, preparing, copying, and distributing letters, forms, memos, etc.
Qualifications Required:
To perform this job successfully, the applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 A background of education and experience in an office setting, equivalent to graduation from high school; Must have ability to work cooperatively with others; Ability to spell correctly and the use of good English; Bilingual Spanish/English preferred; Minimum of 40 wpm accurately; Have knowledge of modern office methods and equipment; Basic knowledge of WORD and EXCEL.
Other Skills and Abilities: Must have visual, physical, and technical ability to independently use office equipment, postage meter machine, copier, facsimile, and a computer.
Education: High School. Experience: 1-year previous related experience.

To Apply please send resume: email to: marianaguzman@vistadelmar.org


Employment Resources 


Career Webinar Series: Calling All Trades: Jobs for a Green Economy

Learn from experienced educators and trades professionals about the challenges, successes, and insider perspectives on careers in the trades and learn how to pursue jobs in the growing green economy. 

The series has been recorded and the entire playlist may be viewed on the City’s YouTube channel. 

Presented by Virginia Avenue Park and Community Development Committee of the City of Santa Monica - Economic Recovery Task Force. 


Ready to Work Webinar Recording (English) 

City of Santa Monica presented the Ready to Work Webinar on September 23, 2020 connecting job seekers with employment service agencies. Local community and educational partners shared information on their employment and educational services. 

Watch the Webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIs6t5y2Hlo&feature=youtu.be 

Presenters: Chrysalis, Hospitality Training Academy, JVS WorkSource, Santa Monica College, Noncredit Initiatives SMMUSD Adult Education Center, Santa Monica Public Library, SMPL Career Online High School

 

Grabación del seminario web Listo Para Trabajar 

La ciudad de Santa Mónica presentó el seminario web Listo Para Trabajar el 30 de septiembre de 2020 conectando a los solicitantes de empleo con las agencias de servicios de empleo. La comunidad local y los socios educativos compartieron información sobre sus servicios educativos y de empleo. 

Vea el seminario web: https://youtu.be/8fiR7vzlOkY 

Presentadores: Chrysalis, Hospitality Training Academy, JVS WorkSource, Santa Monica College, Noncredit Initiatives SMMUSD Adult Education Center, Santa Monica Public Library, SMPL Career Online High School 



Employment Preparation, Job Search, and Job Retention


Chrysalis 

An evolving job-readiness program with individualized case management. Provide access to an array of supportive services, including transitional employment opportunities. Chrysalis helps clients overcome barriers to reconnecting to the workforce. 

Contact: Bianca Smith (310) 401-9422 or email bianca.smith@changelives.org 

Learn more: changelives.org 


JVS WorkSource 

Employment and training services funded under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant. Attend Orientation Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. Call to make an appointment. 

Contact: (310) 309-6000 or email Kmakinney@jvs-socal.org. 

Learn More: https://www.jvs-socal.org/ajcc-worksource/ 



Santa Monica Public Library 

Santa Monica Public Library has compiled a list of online employment resources. 

Contact: (310) 458-8600

Learn More: https://smpl.org/uploadedFiles/employmentResources(4).pdf

Visit: http://www.smpl.org/online 


Career Training Classes/Programs 


Santa Monica College (SMC) Noncredit Initiatives 

SMC offers free classes with no prerequisites on a variety of subjects including English as a Second Language (ESL), Computer Basics, Introduction to Early Care and Child Education, Rehabilitation Therapy Aide, Working with Older Adults, Customer Service, Sustainability Assistant, Business Essentials, Level 1, Sustainability Services Technician, Sustainability in Organics Aide. Jumpstart your career and develop new skills. Explore a new path today! 

Contact: (310) 434-3399 or email Noncreditregistration@smc.edu 

Learn More: smc.edu/noncredit 



Hospitality Training Academy (HTA) 

The Hospitality Training Academy (HTA), provides training for low-income and underserved populations to obtain employment in the hospitality and food service industry and to move up the career ladder to the middle class. HTA trainings, which include customer service, Vocational ESL classes, skills upgrades and vocational training, as well as resume assistance, and mock interviewing, offer participants the tools they will need to succeed and to pipeline into a union, hospitality job with good wages and benefits. 

Contact: info@lahta.org 

Learn More: https://lahta.org/online-course-catalog/ 



JVS WorkSource 

JVS Works Programs offers an array of retraining programs including: 

Apply: jvs-socal.org and click on Career Development, JVS Works: Free Career Training. 



Literacy including Tech Training 


Santa Monica College (SMC) Noncredit Initiatives 

SMC offers free classes with no prerequisites on a variety of subjects including English as a Second Language (ESL), Computer Basics, Introduction to Early Care and Child Education, Rehabilitation Therapy Aide, Working with Older Adults, Customer Service, Sustainability Assistant, Business Essentials, Level 1, Sustainability Services Technician, Sustainability in Organics Aide. Jumpstart your career and develop new skills. Explore a new path today! 

Contact: (310) 434-3399 

Learn More: http://smc.edu/noncredit 



Santa Monica Public Library

Santa Monica Public Library, with the support of the California State Library and Friends of Santa Monica Public Library, offers scholarships to Career Online High School. Students earn an accredited high school diploma plus a career certificate in one of the following fields: Child Care and Education; Commercial Driving; Food and Hospitality; General Career Preparation; Home Care Professional; Security Professional; Hospitality and Leisure; Office Management; or Retail Customer Service. 

Contact: Stephanie Archer stephanie.archer@santamonica.gov 

Learn More: https://smpl.org/cohs.aspx 



JVS WorkSource 

Employment and training services funded under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant. Attend Orientation Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. Call to make an appointment. 

Contact: (310) 309-6000 or email Kmakinney@jvs-socal.org 

Learn More: https://www.jvs-socal.org/ajcc-worksource/ 


Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Adult Education Center 

The Adult Education Center offers free English as a Second Language, Citizenship, Adult Basic Education (English and math) and Adult Secondary Education (diploma, GED/HiSET test preparation) classes for adults. Dedicated teachers provide educational programs in individual and group settings online. 

Contact: Olga Saucedo, osaucedo@smmusd.org or call (310) 664-6222, ext. 76203 

Learn More: https://www.smmusd.org/adulted 



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