Careers

ABOUT US: InnerCity Struggle (ICS) is a transformational and intergenerational movement that builds community power to advance justice, life opportunities, and dignity in the Eastside of Los Angeles. Our vision is for the Eastside of Los Angeles to be a thriving, multigenerational, and civically engaged community that ensures racial justice, a quality education, an equitable economy, and a healthy built environment for residents most impacted by systemic injustices. ICS organizes youth and families in Boyle Heights, unincorporated East Los Angeles, City Terrace, El Sereno, and Lincoln Heights. 

InnerCity Struggle is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.


WE'RE HIRING!

Director of Development

Full-Time Position
Position open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will spearhead development efforts as InnerCity Struggle (ICS) continues to grow. This is a new position in the organization and a great opportunity for a seasoned fundraiser and a creative self-starter to take a leadership role in support of ICS’s mission. The Director of Development will create and implement a comprehensive strategic approach that grows ICS’s nearly $3 million annual budget while strengthening the organization’s overall fundraising capacity. The Director of Development will work closely with the organization’s Management Team and the Board of Directors to implement key objectives in the organization’s new Strategic Plan, including Implementing a Major Donor Strategy, Building Capacity for a Membership Structure, Deepening ICS’s Special Event Strategy, and Increasing Board and Staff Capacity to Fundraise.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 references to Brigette Plascencia - [email protected]

Please see the job description for more details.

 

United Students Site Organizer

Full-Time Position
Applicant review will begin on July 18, 2021
Position open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: The United Students (US) Site Organizer would be responsible for effectively coordinating the United Students club at (2) Eastside high schools, which requires advanced organizing skills to facilitate school-change campaigns. We are looking for someone with previous experience facilitating and coordinating youth leadership training and a track record of effective base-building.

Submit your resume and cover letter to Ana Godoy - [email protected]

Please see the job description for more details.

 

Educational Justice and Wellness Parent Organizer

Full-Time Position
Position open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Familias Unidas (FaU) Parent Organizer will be responsible for effectively organizing Eastside residents and parents to take action on issues of Educational Justice and Wellness. This position requires advanced organizing skills to facilitate social justice related campaigns. We are looking for someone with previous experience in engaging parents, developing popular education curriculum for parents, facilitating and coordinating adult leadership training, and knowledge of effective base-building. The ideal candidate has an understanding of substance abuse, trauma-informed practices, and connecting residents to local resources. 

Submit your resume and cover letter to Laura Zavala - [email protected]

Please see the job description for more details.

 

Grant Writer

Full-Time Position
Position open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Grant Writer is part of a development team and is responsible for strategizing, designing, and writing grant proposals and letters of inquiry, including grant reports, that support the ability of InnerCity Struggle (ICS) to realize the organization’s purpose and vision. This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate is a skilled, persuasive writer and editor who can capture the significance of ICS’s impact in a clear and compelling way. This position is based at the ICS headquarters in Boyle Heights, though remote candidates will be considered. 

Submit your cover letter, resume, and a grant writing sample to Brigette Plascencia - [email protected]

Please see the job description for more details.