$90,000 - $135,000

Salary: $90,000- $135,000 annually, excellent benefits

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week 

Deadline: Open until filled 

About CAA and AACRE  

Chinese for Affirmative Action was founded in 1969 to protect the civil and political rights of Chinese Americans and to advance multiracial democracy in the United States. Today, CAA is a progressive voice in and on behalf of the broader Asian American and Pacific Islander community. We advocate for systemic change that protects immigrant rights, promotes language diversity, and remedies racial and social injustice. 

In 2014, CAA helped to launch the Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE) network that focuses on long-term movement building, capacity infrastructure, and leadership support for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders committed to social justice. Including CAA there are currently 11 partnering member groups with unique strengths.  Fiscal sponsorship, administrative, and operational support is provided centrally for all of these groups so they can focus on their core programs. 

Position Overview 

The primary role of the AACRE Director of Operations is to lead and strengthen AACRE’s internal organizational capacity building support systems that undergird operations for all 11 groups in the AACRE network, including CAA.  The Director is responsible for multiple capacity areas, including human resources, technology, and facilities. 

The Director of Operations plays a significant leadership position in helping AACRE achieve its mission and maximizing the organization’s impact. The position oversees personnel, facilities, and information technology functions including a range of access needs including but not limited to language and disability justice.  This position ensures clear, timely, and effective communication and coordination with other capacity-related functions, including finance and development. 

The Director of Operations is an exempt position reporting to one of CAA’s two Co-Executive Directors. The Director will directly supervise an IT Manager and an Administrative Manager, and a team that also includes an Administrative Coordinator and a Program Assistant.  The Director of Operations works out of the CAA San Francisco office and will be part of CAA’s leadership team and will work collaboratively with other CAA administrative and program staff and AACRE group leaders in a way that is open and honors individual strengths and passions.

Areas of Responsibility 

Human Resources 

  • Implement organizational culture, values and policies including compassion, justice, inclusion and equity.
  • Ensure HR compliance with all local, state and federal requirements, including requirements tied to government contracts. 
  • Develop workforce strategies to attract and hire talent. 
  • Update onboarding, offboarding, and training standards as needed.
  • Improve employee retention and development including coordination of staff recognition events. 
  • Support building a culture of appreciation and support.
  • Oversee the annual review process and maintain personnel files. 
  • Administer employee benefits plans, including employee health benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, and employee retirement plan. 

Facilities 

  • Lead team to ensure the primary office facility is clean, well-maintained, safe, inclusive and accessible for everyone. 
  • Develop and implement processes so that anyone who regularly uses our facilities are trained in case of an emergency, including changing shelter in place orders to ICE visits.

Administrative

  • Oversee vendor relations to ensure high quality of service at reasonable costs, including insurance providers and equipment and facilities maintenance. 
  • Support administrative compliance as required by stakeholders and funders.

Operations 

  • Ensure administrative staff are supported and are able to provide the best in class services to our clients and visitors. 
  • Ensure the information and technology systems, policies and procedures meet the current and future needs. 
  • Work with AACRE program staff and group leaders to facilitate the collaborative process within the network. 

Leadership 

  • Participate in leadership team meetings and give input from both operations and global perspectives. 
  • Bridge and integrate operating infrastructure capacity staff and functions with programmatic efforts, staff and partners. 

Qualifications 

  • Commitment to the organization’s mission, values, and aspirations, and be able to render these values into practices. 
  • 7+ years of increasing responsibility in nonprofit management. 
  • Extensive experience working multiple digital platforms including Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, and Zoom administration.
  • Experience with project management on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated experience in positions that require organizational and analytical skills, and attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrated experience in building an inclusive environment in an office setting. 
  • Demonstrated effective supervisory experience a plus. 
  • Creativity and problem solving ability. 
  • Dependability, good judgment, and good communication. 
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team who supports the mission and diverse partners of AACRE

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to employment@caasf.org. In the subject line, please write “AACRE Director of Operations.” In your cover letter, please address the following questions:  What about our mission or values inspires you? What has been your most impactful work or life experience so far, and why?

CAA/AACRE is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and immigrants are encouraged to apply. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

$49,000-$65,000

Position: AACRE Operations and IT Coordinator

Salary: $49,000-65,000, commensurate with experience, excellent benefits

Hours: Full-time; 40 hrs/week 

Deadline: Review of resumes will begin in early April 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

About CAA and AACRE  

Chinese for Affirmative Action was founded in 1969 to protect the civil and political rights of Chinese Americans and to advance multiracial democracy in the United States. Today, CAA is a progressive voice in and on behalf of the broader Asian American and Pacific Islander community. We advocate for systemic change that protects immigrant rights, promotes language diversity, and remedies racial and social injustice. 

In 2014, CAA helped to launch the Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE) network that focuses on long-term movement building, capacity infrastructure, and leadership support for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders committed to social justice. Including CAA there are currently 11 member groups of AACRE, each with unique strengths.   Fiscal sponsorship, administrative, and operational support is provided centrally for all of these groups so they can focus on their core programs. 

Position Overview 

We seek a passionate and detail loving AACRE Operations & IT Coordinator with a deep commitment to racial and social justice and immigrant rights. This position will work closely with the small and mighty AACRE capacity team that together support eleven organizations within the AACRE Network.

This role will provide basic information technology and digital security support, lead all Salesforce data entries and management of donor records, and engage in special projects. Our ideal candidate is highly motivated, can learn multiple software programs, and be trained on custom administrative processes.  Our candidate is an excellent communicator, able to adapt to shifting priorities, and comfortable wtih a significant administrative workload.

The Operations and IT Coordinator is a full-time, non-exempt position, and is supervised by the AACRE IT Manager. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Update Salesforce database with donor records, grants, and contact information.
  • Ensure timely and accurate donation tracking utilizing detailed field mapping from Excel to Salesforce import for eleven organizations.
  • Track and manage large amounts of donor data with accuracy, high levels of efficiency, and strong security practices including names, addresses, financial information. 
  • Ability to think strategically about existing processes and identify opportunities for better workflows.
  • Support and provide solutions via email, phone, and video calls with staff and partners from a variety of marginalized communities and multiple levels of digital fluency who use hardware and software tools we provide.
  • Basic to intermediate G-suite support including group setup, administration, resource management and policies, large batches of data migration, and 2 factor authentication.
  • Work with IT consulting vendor to ensure solutions are provided to completion for staff and volunteers.
  • Be trained on and support upholding best practices of digital security. 
  • Support staff with initial set-up of internal and external facing Zoom meetings and webinars and provide tech support backup. 
  • Work across the finance, operations, development, and technology departments.
  • Backup and support the Administrative Coordinator with Quickbooks admin tasks (donation, grant, and partnership tracking), and basic HR admin tasks as needed.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of AACRE and CAA to social justice and equity issues especially within immigrant, LGBTQ+, and multi-racial communities
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and G-suite tools
  • Strong file management skills 
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Salesforce or equivalent database experience
  • Familiarity with Mac and PC environments
  • High attention to detail and ability to conform to existing administrative structures
  • Preferred experience supporting training and capacity building
  • Sense of humor 

How To Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to employment(at)caasf.org. In the subject line, please write “AACRE Operations and IT Coordinator.”  For more information visit www.caasf.org and www.aacre.org

CAA/AACRE is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.  We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

$49,000-$65,000

Salary: $49,000-65,000, commensurate with experience, excellent benefits

Hours: Full-time; 40 hrs/week 

Deadline: Review of resumes will begin in early April 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

About CAA and AACRE  

Chinese for Affirmative Action was founded in 1969 to protect the civil and political rights of Chinese Americans and to advance multiracial democracy in the United States. Today, CAA is a progressive voice in and on behalf of the broader Asian American and Pacific Islander community. We advocate for systemic change that protects immigrant rights, promotes language diversity, and remedies racial and social injustice. 

In 2014, CAA helped to launch the Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE) network that focuses on long-term movement building, capacity infrastructure, and leadership support for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders committed to social justice. Including CAA there are currently 11 member groups of AACRE, each with unique strengths.   Fiscal sponsorship, administrative, and operational support is provided centrally for all of these groups so they can focus on their core programs. 

Position Overview

The Administrative Coordinator provides administrative, financial, and development support functions central to the operation of Chinese for Affirmative Action and the AACRE network. 

The role is critical in providing administrative support to other staff in the organization and network so they have the tools they need to perform their jobs at a peak level.  This includes administrative support work in the areas of finances (accounts receivable, petty cash); donor records (donor database management, report reconciliations, donor acknowledgment); administrative support of human resources (timesheets and leave records); and facilities- related administration.

The position draws on a variety of skills ranging from detailed recordkeeping to helpful interaction with staff and community members.  The Administrative Coordinator is a full-time, non-exempt position and part of the AACRE Capacity Team and supervised by the CAA Office Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform bookkeeping for accounts receivable, and assist the CAA Director of Finance in tracking and processing donations, grants, and contracts payments. 
  • Make bank deposits and administer petty cash disbursement to other staff.
  • Assist CAA Director of Finance to ensure adherence to document retention policy and assist with storage and destruction of records; assist with retrieving records for the annual audit.
  • Create annual timesheets for staff and create holidays and other standard calendars shared with all staff.
  • Monitor required records from staff (monthly timesheets, car insurance, etc.)
  • Support the Operations & IT Coordinator with Salesforce admin tasks (update donation, contact, account records), as needed.
  • Document setup and print output for complex print jobs.
  • Support management of office telephones.
  • Assist the CAA Office Manager with daily facility maintenance .
  • Perform additional administrative and support tasks as needed.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of AACRE and CAA including social justice and equity issues within immigrant, LGBTQ+, and multi-racial communities
  • Two years administrative or bookkeeping experience
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks or Quickbooks online
  • Basic experience with donor database management software
  • Strong Word, Excel, Google sheet and doc skills, including knowledge of filter tools and competency with excel language
  • Dependable, exercises good judgment, and communicates well 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with diverse constituencies, including low-income immigrant communities
  • Oral fluency in English and Cantonese a plus

How To Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to employment(at)caasf.org. In the subject line, please write “AACRE Administrative Coordinator.”  For more information visit www.caasf.org and www.aacre.org

CAA/AACRE is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.  We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

$65,000-$95,000

Salary: Salary range: $65,000-95,000 DOE, excellent benefits

Hours: Full-time; Exempt; 40 hrs/week

Deadline: May 31, 2021

About the Position

Racial profiling, national security scapegoating, and mass incarceration must be replaced with systems that humanize and protect the safety of all people. 

In San Francisco, our work with the criminal justice system recognizes the role of mass incarceration as a form of social control, and seeks community safety and justice by working with directly impacted people to find non-enforcement, long-term, and prevention and safety solutions. Ultimately, the Program Manager will advance an ambitious agenda that makes our communities safer in San Francisco, California, and nationally. 

The Program Manager will play a leadership role in shaping local and systemic change solutions to advance community safety and justice, especially as it intersects with language diversity, immigrant rights, and economic justice. This includes direction setting for the program that integrates key strategies of community education, policy advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and strategic communications. 

The Program Manager will have issue area expertise and develop policy recommendations, political analyses, and messaging to guide the program and provide leadership in the community. The position will also be responsible for the administrative aspects of the program, including managing funding contracts, meeting program deliverables, and creating and maintaining the infrastructure necessary for the smooth functioning of the program. 

The position will work collaboratively across CAA program areas to further the organization’s community safety and justice policy agenda. Externally, the Program Manager will represent CAA and CAA’s base in collaboratives, policy hearings, and community meetings, and with traditional and digital media.  

The Program Manager is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Director of Advocacy. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop a strong organizational vision for community safety and justice, articulating analyses through a racial justice and civil rights framework;
  • Lead the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of community safety and justice program activities; 
  • With guidance from Director of Advocacy, develop strategies to advance CAA’s community safety and justice policy agenda, including but not limited to stakeholder engagement, strategic communications, and engaging in legislative processes, in ways that align with the organization’s larger advocacy agenda; 
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with stakeholders, leading in formal and informal collaboratives, amongst community leaders, with public officials, and city departments on key strategies to advance community safety and justice, and CAA’s other core issue areas;
  • Lead, manage, monitor, and negotiate funding grants and contracts associated with the program including tracking progress on contract deliverables, ensuring goals are met, monitoring compliance, and submitting reports and evaluations to funders;
  • Represent CAA in community meetings, public hearings, in the media, and other spaces as needed; 
  • Lead the planning, development, and implementation of special projects as they relate to community safety and justice; and
  • Contribute to organization wide activities and programming that support CAA’s strategic priorities.

Qualifications

  • Commitment to the mission, values, aspirations, and goals of the organization.
  • At least three to five years experience in developing and managing issue-based campaigns, which includes policy advocacy, grassroots/grasstops organizing, and strategic communications.
  • Strong familiarity with community safety and justice initiatives, including violence intervention and prevention programs, social support infrastructure, wrap-around services, community healing, and/or restorative justice.
  • Experienced and culturally competent working with low-income, newcomer, and immigrant API communities in a social justice context.
  • Oral fluency in Chinese a plus, but not required. Proven track record of managing external relations and building meaningful partnerships within community coalitions/alliances.
  • Proven ability to work on a dynamic team – shared leadership, build consensus, take initiative, and build working partnerships. 
  • Demonstrated experience in and comfort with external communications, including public speaking and media engagement.
  • Experience developing original content for event-related materials and organization-wide communications. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weeknights and weekends as needed.

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to employment@caasf.org. In the subject line, please write “Program Manager – Community Safety & Justice”. For more information, visit our website at www.caasf.org.

CAA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.  We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

$49,000-$65,000

Salary: $49,000-65,000, commensurate with experience, excellent benefits

Hours: Full-time; 40 hrs/week 

Deadline: Review of resumes will begin in early April 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

About CAA

Chinese for Affirmative Action was founded in 1969 to protect the civil rights of Chinese Americans and to advance multiracial democracy in the United States. Today, CAA is a progressive voice in and on behalf of the broader Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) community. We advocate for systemic change that advances equity and addresses challenges facing our community.

At the grassroots level, our community building work nurtures the ability of immigrants to participate fully in civic life. These activities include leadership development for Chinese American immigrants, employment services for limited-English proficient newcomers, outreach for immigrant legal services, and community education underscoring issues that impact our constituency.

CAA also leads advocacy to inform and shape public discourse, enact improvements to public policy, generate systemic change, and build social justice movements.  This advocacy includes community-based research;  public policy, budget, and legislative work; grassroots community education and media campaigns; multi-lingual strategic communications; and active coalition and movement building across a variety of communities.  

With local offices anchored at its San Francisco Chinatown headquarters, CAA also maintains an active State policy presence through an office and partnership in Sacramento, and statewide and national advocacy through English and Chinese-language strategic communications and a variety of active relationships with allies.

Position Overview

We are seeking an energetic and passionate Development professional with a deep commitment to CAA’s mission and values. This position will work closely with the Director of Development and CAA leadership in implementing campaigns and projects to meet CAA’s overall fundraising strategy and goals.

This position is ideal for an ambitious go-getter with deep commitment to racial and social justice and immigrant rights. 2+ years proven success organizing fundraising events, solid writing skills, strong attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills. A good candidate would be able to thrive both in collaborative team settings and in independent work, be highly self-motivated and able to multitask, organize, plan, prioritize, and perform assigned duties with minimal supervision.  The position is full-time and non-exempt.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and assist with planning, implementation, and production of fundraising events including communications, vendor relationships, budgets, and event logistics. May coordinate activities related to event programs.
  • Maintain timely, personalized correspondence  with donors, sponsors, prospects, vendors and partners associated with the events and campaigns. 
  • Coordinate communications such as mailings and email to prospects and donors.
  • Develop and deliver in design, publication, and production of fundraising materials. Examples include event invitations, appeals, correspondence, newsletters, emails, and postcards sent to constituents. 
  • Support CAA’s fundraising goals of increasing the number of institutional and individual donors and the level of giving through identification, cultivation and solicitation.
  • Work closely with the Development Director and Co-Executive Directors to secure and facilitate cultivation and solicitation meetings
  • Research and secure new sources of financial support, including new donors, local businesses and event sponsors
  • Ensure timely donation tracking and acknowledgement with CAA’s administrative team
  • With CAA’s capacity team, ensure donor records are current and accurate with all necessary and pertinent information.

Qualifications

  • Commitment to social justice
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively and to develop and drive a plan forward
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to represent the organization with donors as well as interface with all levels of staff while maintaining flexibility, tact, and a positive attitude
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills and unrelenting attention to detail
  • Proficient in Google Suite, Adobe Creative, digital video conferencing platforms, Microsoft Office suite and databases, ideally Salesforce.

Preferred

  • 2+ years of relevant fundraising and/or events management experience
  • Database management experience, especially Salesforce
  • Bilingual English/Chinese
  • Sense of humor

How To Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to employment(at)caasf.org. In the subject line, please write “Development Coordinator.”  For more information about CAA, visit www.caasf.org.

CAA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.  We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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