Fields: philanthropy, community development, social change, education, arts
Location: Los Angeles, California
About the Organization: The Durfee Foundation is a private charitable foundation that provides support to individuals and nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County in the areas of community development, the arts and education.
About the Position: The position of Finance/Administrative Associate at the Durfee Foundation is ideally suited to an individual that wishes to gain practical experience in the nonprofit sector or philanthropy as part of a platform for a career in public service and social change. The job will provide the candidate intensive practice in nonprofit management – from clerical and bookkeeping functions, to contracting, office and website management, investment coordination and occasional events support – as well as bird’s-eye view of the social change sector in Los Angeles, with exposure to an extraordinary, cross-sector range of leaders.
The position of Finance/Administrative Associate reports to the Executive Director, and works day-to-day with the Program Manager. The ideal candidate for this job should be technologically proficient, detail-oriented, self-motivated and collaborative. The position is part-time (four days/32 hours per week) allowing the candidate to pursue other career development activities on the off-day, or full time (five days/40 hours per week). The job comes with excellent benefits. The Durfee Foundation maintains a small office. We value collegiality, cooperation and flexibility. The Foundation is currenly in Santa Monica but will move to downtown Los Angeles in December 2018.
- College or advanced degree and/or comparable work experience
- General knowledge of/interest in the nonprofit sector
- Proficient with budgets and financial management processes
- Expert in QuickBooks Online, Microsoft Word and Excel
- Strong knowledge of Mac OSX, Dropbox, Google Drive and WordPress
- Good written and oral communications
- High-level administrative capacity
- Database management
- Graphic design skills a plus
Estimated Salary: $34,000 – $45,000 depending on experience and 4-5 days/week commitment. Medical, dental and vision insurance, 403b retirement fund, with employee match after one year, Performance review and annual salary increases, 2 weeks vacation for first two years
Deadline: October 19, 2018
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