David and Janet Polak Foundation,

Seasonal Program Assistant

2 months ago
Employment type
Los Angeles

The David and Janet Foundation is a Los Angeles-based, private foundation that supports nonprofit organizations. Inspired by our Jewish heritage, we believe in making strategic investments to maximize social good. Our emphasis is on achieving tangible results by funding organizations focused on strengthening communities and improving people's lives. Through venture philanthropy, we are committed to confronting global problems with sustainable solutions—leveraging critical resources to plant seeds that will take root and grow. To learn more about us, please visit our website at polakfoundation.org

Position Title: Seasonal Program Assistant
Role Summary: We are seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, and tech-savvy individual with strong written and verbal skills. Applicant must enjoy working in a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission driven, results focused, and community oriented. A background in teen Jewish education a plus.
Hours per week: Seasonal with the possibility of full-time position. Hours will be based on program schedule. Must be available some Sundays for new program launching.

Primary duties and responsibilities

  • Calling and cultivating participants for new program
  • Participating in planning in-person events
  • Attending and setting up in-person events
  • Assisting Program Director
  • Assisting in office for managing and organizing of foundation

Primary Qualifications

  • 2+ years of progressively responsible experience in one or more of the following areas: business administration, organizational management, philanthropy, the nonprofit sector
  • Strong verbal, written and organization skills with great attention to detail
  • Tech skills, including Zoom, Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Perform with a high degree of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality

To apply

Please send applications to: admin@polakfoundation.org