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 cameo@CAMEOnetwork.org. Job postings will be considered filled after 90 days unless otherwise notified.
Bet Tzedek Legal Services is hiring a various positions. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
Bet Tzedek substantially ramped up its Small Business Development Program and developed many new partnerships with community organizations and government offices to further expand our reach. As part of Bet Tzedek’s partnership with Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) and Public Counsel, we will provide legal education, advice, and representation to small businesses located in Los Angeles County on a range of transactional issues, including real estate, entity formation, IP protection, labor law, and liability mitigation.
WEV is hiring a Bilingual Program Officer. Location: Santa Barbara, CA.
WEV is seeking to hire a full-time Bilingual Program Officer to support our Emprendedores Spanish language business training, coaching and micro-grant program. This role can be based in the Ventura or Santa Barbara office, with hybrid work opportunities. The Program Officer will manage the day-to-day implementation of this multi-cohort, multi-year program, requiring a strong background in program management and experience supporting marginalized communities (e.g. low English proficiency and/or undocumented). WEV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
LISC is hiring a Small Business Loan Originator. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
LISC Los Angeles seeks a professional to fill the position of Small Business Loan Originator. The Small Business Loan Originator will be responsible for marketing, relationship management, and pipeline development for the small business lending program in Los Angeles. They will originate small business loans with a focus on entrepreneurs of color.
PCV is hiring a Director of Marketing and Communications. Location: San Francisco/Oakland/East Bay.
Are you a driven individual who is passionate about building a more equitable society? If so, please join Pacific Community Ventures, a nonprofit mission-driven organization invested in addressing racial and gender wealth gaps. We are seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications to join our team and lead PCV’s storytelling, brand, and community engagement. Over the past decade, our research projects and client engagements have helped define and build the field of impact investing; we have become a leading statewide community development financial institution (CDFI) in California; and scaled a nationwide mentorship platform for underinvested small business owners. Our audiences and clients include small business owners across America, volunteer business experts; leading foundations and impact investors; other CDFIs; and policymakers at the state and local level.
PCV is hiring a Director of Business Advising. Location: San Francisco/Oakland/East Bay.
Are you passionate about advancing inclusive entrepreneurship, supporting underestimated entrepreneurs and places, and using technology as a force for good? If so, please join Pacific Community Ventures, a mission-driven organization invested in building good jobs and community wealth through small business owners as changemakers in our local communities. We are seeking a Director-level position to lead our unique fast-growing Business Advising program, tech platform, and team. Over the past decade, our research projects and client engagements have helped define and build the field of impact investing; we have become a leading statewide community development financial institution (CDFI) in California; and scaled a nationwide mentorship platform for underestimated small business owners. Our clients include Black, Latinx, Indigenous, people of color, women, immigrant, refugee, and rural small business owners across the US; volunteer business advisors; foundations and impact investors; other CDFIs; and policymakers.
PACE is hiring various positions. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
PACE is actively recruiting for a number of positions in nearly all of our Departments. Whether you are passionate about working with children and families, have a background in administration, business, or early childhood education – we have an opportunity for you! We invite you to visit our website and take a look at the many opportunities available
Norcal VBOC is hiring a Business Consultant. Location: Central CA.
The Northern California Veteran’s Business Outreach Center (Norcal VBOC) provides entrepreneurship and business-related assistance to veterans, active duty members, members of Reserve Components of the U.S. Military and National Guard, and their spouses. The program is funded by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and through funding from the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). The Norcal VBOC serves the 50 northern and central counties in California, supporting their business and veteran communities with no-cost training, education, and one-on-one consulting. The Sponsored Programs Foundation of Cal Poly Humboldt is the fiscal host to the VBOC, and the employer of record. This is a 12-month hourly position
Norcal VBOC is hiring a Business Consultant. Location: Northern CA.
The Northern California Veteran’s Business Outreach Center (Norcal VBOC) provides entrepreneurship and business-related assistance to veterans, active duty members, members of Reserve Components of the U.S. Military and National Guard, and their spouses. The program is funded by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and through funding from the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). The Norcal VBOC serves the 50 northern and central counties in California, supporting their business and veteran communities with no-cost training, education, and one-on-one consulting. The Sponsored Programs Foundation of Cal Poly Humboldt is the fiscal host to the VBOC, and the employer of record. This is a 12-month hourly position.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring an Office Systems Coordinator. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is seeking a professional, customer service- and detail-oriented Office Systems Coordinator. Our ideal new teammate embraces technology and systems, and enjoys thinking creatively to help teams work better. They take pride in ensuring quality infrastructure and facilities for our programs, clients, tenants, and staff. They enjoy being organized, detail oriented, working collaboratively, and keeping multiple, heavily-used web and hardware-based systems up-to-date and humming.
Working Solutions is hiring a Lending Associate. Location: Northern California.
The Lending Team is responsible for converting applications into successfully funded loans. As such, the team must fully understand the loan products offered by Working Solutions and the conditions that are necessary for applicants to qualify successfully. The Lending Associate will coordinate loan closings, collect and verify required documents, provide timely feedback to applicants, verify compliance with lending guidelines, and finalize loans through a comprehensive loan closing process. The Lending Associate will provide general administrative support to the Lending Team as needed. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented with excellent administrative and data management skills and strong customer service skills.
Working Solutions is hiring a Lending Officer. Location: Northern California.
The Lending Team is responsible for converting applications into successfully funded loans. As such, the team must fully understand the loan products offered by Working Solutions and the conditions that are necessary for applicants to qualify successfully. The Lending Officer will underwrite loan applications, provide timely feedback and recommendations, verify required documents, verify compliance with lending guidelines, track the loan approval review process, and finalize the loan through a comprehensive closing process. The Lending Officer is responsible for evaluating and analyzing the viability of loan applications and will also provide support to the Associate Director of Lending on day-to-day operations of the Lending Team.
California FarmLink is hiring a Loan Operation Associate, Credit & Collections- Central Coast. Location: Aptos, CA.
Join California FarmLink’s lending team to support the prosperity of California farmers and ranchers, ensure equitable access to economic opportunity, and support environmental stewardship and vibrant local food systems. This position plays a key role in FarmLink’s agricultural lending as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), providing underserved farmers and ranchers with access to capital and technical assistance. Borrower deterioration results in increased loan losses with time. The keys to reducing loan loss and preserving borrower’s equity is the timely recognition, prompt corrective action and close supervision of the portfolio. A problem loan does not always result in a poor borrower and/or loss if properly and proactively administered. The Loan Operations Associate (C&C) will assist the Director of Loan Operations and Loan Officers in maintaining the total loan portfolio, with specific emphasis on monitoring accounts for potential problems and working delinquent accounts while maintaining positive customer relations.
California FarmLink is hiring a Business Skills Advisor – Central Coast. Location: Remote within Northern California.
The Business Skills Advisor is a critical member of FarmLink’s Land Access and Farm Business Education Program, and will work closely with the Lending Program as well. The Advisor will provide technical business support to FarmLink clients across California to assist them in creating and managing sound business plans and accessing high-quality land tenure and appropriate financing. The foundation of this work is ensuring that clients have solid bookkeeping systems in place and the ability to access timely and accurate financial information for purposes including managing for profitability, attaining land tenure and credit, and filing income tax returns. Building on this foundation, the Advisor will help clients to evaluate other aspects of their business including business structure, legal liability, payroll and labor, insurance, and critical infrastructure investments. One of the key roles of the Advisor will be to help clients identify when they can benefit from the support of legal and accounting professionals or other service providers such as bookkeepers and insurance brokers, and to support farmers in creating and maintaining appropriate business relationships.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Program Coordinator SBDC. Location: San Mateo, CA.
The Project Coordinator position is a newly created, full-time, exempt, 12-month position. The job offers a competitive benefits package including group health, dental, and vision. The schedule for this position is 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with varied schedules/occasional weekend and evening hours.
The Project Coordinator will be responsible for a variety of tasks and projects central to the sound operation of the Center. Reporting to the SBDC Director, this position will have a primary role in ensuring the SBDC operates according to plan. This position will work closely with the SBDC Director on aspects of management and reporting, special project deployment, event and meeting planning, oversight and development of policies and procedures, etc. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, resourceful, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and should be well versed in professional/technical writing and multi-tasking.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring an Alameda County Client Success Coordinator. Location: Richmond, CA.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center seeks an energetic, detail-oriented Client Data & Success Coordinator to join our East Bay team, located in Richmond, CA. Our programs spread across both East Bay counties of Alameda and Contra Costa. The Client Data & Success Coordinator will focus on Alameda county with a particular focus on building out our Oakland program while working in concert with our coordinator in Contra Costa to ensure scalability and best practices. Our ideal new colleague engages enthusiastically with clients and the public, takes ownership in the work that we do, appreciates the story that client data tells, and is passionate about economic opportunity and the impact of our work. The Client Data & Success Coordinator will be active in recruiting clients, marketing our programs, supporting our classes and events, tracking client services and keeping our virtual (and eventually physical) office/incubator humming smoothly.
Centro Community Partners is hiring various Entrepreneurship Trainer positions. Location: New York/Bay Area
We are excited to grow our team of trainers! If you are in the Bay Area or New York Area, have experience teaching or facilitating workshops and share our same values, we are looking for you! (We’re also considering one remote trainer.)
We are looking for Entrepreneurship trainers to teach our Entrepreneurship Programs and provide Business Advising. We are looking for someone who can explain complex business concepts in simple terms, facilitate workshops using engaging and empowering activities, and guiding participants through the process of developing their business idea into an executable business plan that works for them.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring an East Bay Program Manager. Location: Richmond, 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 East Bay site. 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.