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.

 

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.