Employment Opportunities in the Micro Enterprise Sector
To submit a job announcement for a microbusiness industry position, please send a link or a Word document to Daniela Fernandez-Ulen. Job postings will be considered filled after 90 days unless otherwise notified.
The Northern California Land Trust is hiring a Vallejo CLT Project Manager. Location: Vallejo, CA.
The new project manager will be a key staff member for the development and launch of a CLT partnership in Vallejo between NCLT and the Vallejo Housing Justice Coalition (VHJC). The position will be based in Vallejo 3 days/ week and will collaboratively lead unique and visionary community-initiated, permanently affordable housing development projects in partnership with community members of the VHJC Coalition, NCLT’s project development team, and our other partners in the collaborative – Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) and Urban Habitat. The position will serve as a core team member of the NCLT project development team. Our ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in community development and acquisition-rehab type affordable housing development along with deep knowledge and connection to the diverse communities of Vallejo.
Women’s Economic Ventures is hiring a Part-Time Quickbooks & Financial Coach. Location: Santa Barbara, CA.
The QuickBooks & Financial Coach will provide highly individualized coaching to a specific group of WEV’s small business clients in order to help them develop their financial literacy, increase their financial confidence and decision-making, and ultimately become more resilient and successful as entrepreneurs. In addition, this individual may be utilized to provide support to clients needing assistance with COVID-related inquiries, such as assistance in completing funding application forms. This position requires a solid understanding of business finance and a high level of interpersonal sensitivity. This position will initially be remote due to COVID-19 restrictions, and remote work may further be considered after restrictions are lifted.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Business Consultant for its Women’s Business Center. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance seeks a Business Consultant to deliver training and consulting services to our small business clients, empowering them with business knowledge, skills and networks. Our Business Consultant will coordinate and lead training classes and workshops, and design and develop curriculum to be delivered in person and online. This full-time, exempt position is ideal for a proactive, analytical, and innovative thinker with a passion for economic justice and an appreciation for the needs and contributions of our diverse client population.
Small Business Majority is hiring a Southern California Outreach Manager. Location: Inland Empire, CA.
Small Business Majority is seeking a full-time Southern California Outreach Manager based in the Inland Empire to manage our on-the-ground work in the Inland Empire and Los Angeles. Bilingual efficiency in either Spanish, Cantonese or Mandarin preferred. This position will help develop and implement strategies to conduct outreach to small business owners, organizations, policy makers and other small business advocates. This position will focus on a variety of issues including access to capital, health care reform, workforce issues and others. The ideal candidate will have expertise in areas of outreach, public policy engagement and business community engagement and be able to work simultaneously on multiple projects. This position will report to Small Business Majority’s California Director.
Cutting Edge Capital is hiring a Marketing and Communications Associate. Location: Oakland, CA.
You will act as the communications guru for Cutting Edge Counsel and its practice group, Cutting Edge Capital. Your primary responsibilities include driving company marketing, managing firm software and technology that supports client experience and communications and working with the principals to drive the brand of the enterprise.
California Reinvestment Coalition is hiring three Part-Time Community Economic Health Promoters. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
CRC is developing and implementing an Economic Equity Promotora/Community Economic Health worker model that will serve to effectively disseminate information, and act as the bridge between people and financial service providers, social service agencies, and relative nonprofits. Economic Equity Promotoras also act as change agents within their naturally occurring social networks. This person will conduct outreach, financial and economic literacy, and resiliency education. CRC will provide training to all promotoras on specific issues and our approach to it. The position will be primarily focused on outreach to LMI families in East and South Los Angeles.
California Southern Small Business Development Corp is hiring a Junior Loan Officer. Location: San Diego, CA.
The Junior Loan Officer position will review, underwrite and recommend loan requests for approval (based on eligibility requirements), represent the loan guarantee program to community partners and the lending community in the San Diego region with a focus on microloans ($50M and under). The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills as well as an understanding of credit.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Program Manager for their Women’s Business Center. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance seeks a Program Manager to take responsibility for a wide range of programs and services, playing a key role in developing the programs and collaborative community relationships at the Renaissance U.S. Small Business Administration Women’s Business Center in response to COVID-19. Our ideal new colleague is an ambitious leader with expertise in small business and economic development. They offer proven experience in program design and management, and leadership in collaborating and working with diverse clients and community stakeholders. They are a team player, who brings innovation, creativity, reliability, and sensitivity to the needs of our diverse client base.
California Capital is hiring a Loan Officer/Underwriter. Location: Sacramento, CA.
As part of a highly efficient team, the Loan Officer/Underwriter responsibilities will expand beyond core credit analysis, contributing to development of new lending opportunities in target markets and the preparation of funding proposals and reports, including government agencies and loan fund investors. Additional responsibilities include providing competent, thorough, courteous, and efficient customer service to both internal and external customers with a minimal level of direction, guidance, and oversight.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Data and Evaluation Coordinator. Location: San Francisco, CA.
We are seeking a Data and Evaluation Coordinator who is passionate about data systems and is inspired by the stories that data can tell. Our colleague will support our operation as a metrics-driven organization, championing our client data tracking and monitoring systems, and using it as a mirror to measure our outcomes and impact. This position involves working closely with program staff throughout the organization to maintain our client database and coordinate the collection, entry, storage, analysis, and reporting of information used to measure outcomes, formulate organizational dashboards, and report on grants. Our ideal new colleague believes in our mission, takes ownership of data management processes and works well with colleagues at all levels of the organization and program implementation. This position is ideal for a creative, innovative, and independent team player.
California Reinvestment Coalition is hiring an Organizing and Campaigns Manager. Location: San Francisco, CA.
The ideal candidate has at least two years of organizing experience. He/she/they are familiar with digital organizing tools that can be employed during this pandemic and they understand traditional organizing that emphasizes leadership development and relationship building. The ideal candidate also has an interest in policy change as a means of achieving justice.
California Capital is hiring a Chief Lending Officer. Location: Sacramento, CA.
Applicant must have a strong background in underwriting and will be responsible for identifying, acquiring, and expanding lending opportunities in target markets with a focus on providing financing and technical assistance to small businesses.
The Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative is hiring Consultants for its COVID-19 Response. Location: San Francisco Bay Area.
- Communications or Public Information Officer to create and implement messages on health-protective strategies for communities experiencing racial and ethnic health outcome inequities.
- Family Financial Assistance and Public Benefits Administration to develop and implement a regional plan to address the surge in financial assistance needs for Bay Area individuals and families.
- Policy/Program Management for small community-based businesses and social enterprises to scan the needs in the Bay Area and coordinate with support providers to stabilize small businesses and connect them to resources.
- Community Mental Health and Wellness Surge Support to develop and implement a regional plan to meet the community’s mental health and wellness needs in the region.
- Fair Chance Support to develop a response effort to mitigate discrimination against people with histories of incarceration and advance equity in this area.
- Data Analysis and Epidemiological Capacity to identify and track trends in COVID-19 impacts and produce materials to guide response and recovery.
CAMEO is hiring a Part-Time Administrative Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
We are seeking a part-time Administrative Associate up to 10 hours per week to support the CAMEO staff in their work. The person in this role will be responsible for basic administrative functions such as copying, scanning, emailing, data entry and saving and filing paper and digital documents.