Employment

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference with a growing organization? The Long Beach Community has been serving the philanthropic community for 25 years.

July 2021 Current opening for:

Foundation Service Associate – Part-time

The Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) is a 501 (c) 3, tax-exempt charitable organization. Our mission is to initiate positive change for Long Beach through charitable giving, stewardship and strategic grant-making.

Responsibilites:

  • Attend LBCF Board meetings and submit minutes for review to CEO
  • Assist with Board member correspondence including onboarding new Board members and obtaining annual contributions and signed documents
  • Record, document, track, and distribute Board and Committee meeting minutes and agendas
  • Schedule meetings for CEO and Board members
  • Process and update Council on Foundations accreditation
  • Coordinate with LBCF Nonprofit Center property manager to ensure optimal operations and accounting
  • Monitor office supplies and reorder if needed
  • Ensure all files (paper and electronic) are up to date
  • Provide support to program staff on special projects, events, and initiatives
  • Perform general office tasks (filing, copying, scanning documents, etc.) as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or significant progress toward achieving a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Interest in nonprofit management and community development
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook)
  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments
  • Creative, flexible, and eager to learn
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral
  • Detail oriented
  • Team player
  • Two years of similar work experience
  • Maintain confidential information

Skills:

Achieves high expectations; positive, team work approach; client centric; excellent customer service; high attention to detail; organized; demonstrated ability to engage and collaborate with peers and diverse groups; understands importance of and adheres to very high standards of service and integrity; ability to exercise discretion with highly sensitive and confidential information; demonstrates good judgment in working with a diverse population; demonstrates commitment to the community, including but not limited to professional achievements and volunteer experience.

Practices a high level of soft skills: respectfulness, strong work ethic, positivity, teamwork, communication, active listening, empathy, problem solving, and growth mindset.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

    • An energetic, optimistic approach and outlook
    • A genuine concern for social impact
    • Friendly, positive, can-do attitude
    • Adheres to the highest ethical standards
    • High degree of personal and professional integrity
    • Commitment to the Foundation’s mission and values
    • Personal enthusiasm for – and a commitment to – philanthropy
    • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to interact respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and cultures
    • Commitment to excellence and learning
    • Well-organized and self-motivated
    • Ability to engage in self-observation and improvement
    • Ability to give and receive feedback
    • Experience in a community foundation is recommended but not required

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to jobs@theworksconsulting.com with “LBCF Foundation Service Associate” in the subject line.

Disclaimer: This description should not be construed to contain every function or responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job classification. This job description is intended to be general and will evolve over time. The description is subject to periodic updating. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time.