The position of Operations Associate at the Durfee Foundation is ideally suited to an individual who wishes to gain practical experience in the nonprofit sector or philanthropy as part of a platform for a future career in public service and social change. The job will provide the candidate a bird’s-eye view of the sector in Los Angeles, exposure to an extraordinary, cross-sector range of leaders, and intensive training in nonprofit management – from contracting, clerical and bookkeeping functions to events production. The job should be approached with an expectation of a two to four year engagement with the Foundation.
The Durfee Foundation is a private family foundation that supports individuals and organizations in Los Angeles County, with a special emphasis on community development and nonprofit leadership. The Foundation has assets of approximately $30 million, and makes more than $2 million in grants annually.
The position of Operations Associate reports to the Executive Director, and works day-to-day under the supervision of the Program Manager. The ideal candidate for this entry-level should be gracious, self-motivated, detail-oriented and technologically proficient.
The position is part-time, four days/32 hours per week, allowing the candidate to pursue other career development activities on the off-day. The job comes with excellent benefits, and potential for growth.
Salary & Benefits:
Application Due: July 23, 2017
Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to: [email protected]
Address cover letter to: Claire Peeps, Executive Director
In your cover letter, please address the following questions:
Start Date: August 2017
Please, no phone calls.