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.
Consumer Federation of California is hiring an Executive Director. Location: Sacramento, CA.
The CFC is seeking a Sacramento-based Executive Director to lead our legislative campaigns in Sacramento and to provide overall management of the organization. This is a position for a seasoned professional with a strong, multi-year history of direct hands-on work on multiple pieces of legislation. The Executive Director reports to the President of the CFC, and through the President, to the CFC Officers and Policy Board. The President shall be an employee of the CFC for a transition period during which the Executive Director becomes familiar with the operations of the organization.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Part-Time Front Desk Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center seeks a Front Desk Associate to receive clients and provide support for afternoon/evening activities that occur at our South of Market headquarters. Renaissance owns our building at 275 Fifth Street, San Francisco, where we offer multiple classes, workshops, and networking events, and host over 30 small business and community organization tenants. This is a part-time, but important role to ensure the smooth success of our programs, and support for our staff, consultants, tenants and the public. Our ideal teammate possesses excellent customer service and people skills, is detail-oriented, reliable, flexible, and resourceful. They take pride in ensuring that our program, facilities and entrepreneurial community are running safely and securely.
CDC Small Business Finance is hiring a Junior Staff Accountant. Location: San Diego, CA.
Job responsibilities: Provide accounting and clerical assistance to the accounting department. Record journal entries to the general ledger system. Accountable for collecting timekeeping information and issuing pay and pay-related information to employees. Assists with Accounts Payable and ensures files are complete and maintained as needed. Applicants can send their resumes to email@example.com.
Prospera is hiring a Bilingual Entrepreneur Success Coordinator. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Entrepreneur Client Success Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of Prospera’s core programs ensuring client advancement from recruitment to community engagement to training to business launch, incubation and growth. The ideal candidate is a passionate, hands-on, bilingual (Spanish/English), and culturally competent team player with outreach and business development expertise. They are flexible – able to work weekends and evenings to be responsive to our clients’ schedules – and demonstrates high capacity for self-management as well as team collaboration. The ideal candidate has a basic understanding of cooperative principles and is willing to invest in professional development to advance skills and competency in this field. This position offers ample opportunity for leadership and advancement.
Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is hiring a Community Investment Consultant. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Perform reviews of affordable housing projects awarded funding through the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program (“AHP”) to determine eligibility within program guidelines and regulatory requirements. Consult with and provide expertise on community investment programs and affordable housing compliance issues to Bank management, members, prospective members, community partners, and the Federal Home Loan Bank System.
Mandela Partners is hiring an Executive Director. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Executive Director offers a wealth of expertise in executive-level leadership, has experience in the management of teams with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a strong capacity to implement systems that support streamlined operations and open communication. Additionally, the Executive Director is expected to have active connections in philanthropy, experience in building a robust individual donor base – including growing high net-wealth donor networks – and an eye for cross-sector partnerships and opportunities.
Working Solutions is hiring a Business Development Officer. Location: San Francisco, CA.
The Business Development (BD) Officer will be responsible for generating leads in all nine Bay Area counties: San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Marin, Sonoma, and Napa. The BD Officer will be responsible for generating new referral sources, growing existing partnerships, and attending approved community events for the purpose of lead generation and partnership development for continued lead generation. The Business Development Officer serves as a liaison to our priority communities. BD Officers are change agents passionate about ensuring that small businesses across our community have access to safe and affordable capital.
CalNonprofits is hiring a Public Policy Director. Location: Los Angeles, Sacramento, or San Francisco, CA.
Under the general direction of the CEO and the Board of Directors, the Public Policy Director directs CalNonprofits’ overall public policy efforts and is a statewide leader in policy supporting the nonprofit community. Responsibilities include:
- Work with the CEO and the board of directors in the development and implementation of policy strategies, including engaging nonprofits in policy matters
- Stay current on key policy issues, and with CalNonprofits’ lobbyist, manage legislative, administrative and judicial efforts impacting California nonprofits
- Write articles for CalNonprofits’ electronic and print publications and participate in the promotion of materials through social media
- Support the Policy Committee of the board
- Develop and direct public policy programs to strengthen advocacy by California’s nonprofit sector, such as Census work, Vote with Your Mission
- Support members and partners in pursuit of CalNonprofits goals
- Speak at conferences, represent CalNonprofits in public and on coalitions
California Capital is hiring a Senior Loan Officer. Location: Sacramento, CA.
California Capital seeks to fill the full-time position of Senior Loan Officer. The person who will fill this position 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. California Capital’s Sr. Loan Officer will serve in a lead capacity, providing direction and oversight for loan application processing and the preparation of credit memorandums and presentation to the California Capital Loan Committee. This position will also be involved in all of California Capital lending programs.
Self-Help Federal Credit Union is hiring a Director of CA Real Estate Development. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Director of CA Real Estate Development will help envision and lead our community-based real estate development work in the state. Building capacity to expand community-based real estate development activity, in close coordination with our well-established branch network serving generally underserved populations in the state, is a strategic priority for Self-Help. The successful candidate will build and manage a small group of project management staff to identify, analyze, and execute real estate development projects. Projects may be in partnership/collaboration with Self-Help Federal Credit Union (SHFCU) branch development efforts (two currently underway.) Future projects could include additional SHFCU collaboration or independent commercial and mixed-use projects, neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing, and more.
California FarmLink is hiring a Program Manager. Location: Aptos, CA.
The Program Manager will play a key role in the growth and development of FarmLink’s land, capital and farm business education programs. Serving as a direct resource to FarmLink’s three regional coordinators, the Program Manager will oversee the implementation of regional grant-funded activities, and steward a portfolio of grant awards for program growth and success. This position will also provide ongoing monitoring and evaluation of program outcomes, and assist in reporting to funders on progress.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Business Advising Program Manager. Location: Oakland, CA.
Are you passionate about building a more equitable society? If so, consider joining Pacific Community Ventures as our Business Advising Program Manager. Our innovative business advising program combines a “match.com” like approach with a high touch personal service to connect small business owners across the country with pro-bono advisors who can help them overcome their biggest challenges. We’re looking for highly organized strategic thinker to work with our Business Advising team to (1) ensure we deliver a high-quality experience to all our program participants; (2) manage and grow our small business owner and advisor communities; (3) deliver on our partnership goals so that we can propel the impact of our work.
Operation HOPE is looking for Youth Entrepreneurship Program volunteers. Location: Flexible.
Operation HOPE, a for-purpose organization dedicated to financial empowerment for all, is looking for volunteers to teach the next generation of entrepreneurs, small business owners, and business leaders. Give back to your community and share your knowledge, experiences, and expertise with students eager to solve today’s most pressing issues. Contact Program Manager Joanne Danganan for more information.
The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions is hiring a Senior Program Manager – Data, Equity & Impact. Location: Washington, DC.
The core responsibility of the SPM position is working with member communities of the OYF — working with the lead intermediary/backbone of a member community, and at times working directly with direct service partners (e.g. CBOs, education institutions, local government, employers) as well. The SPM coordinates the learning and technical assistance needs of OYF members, connected contractors and other external partners, project funders, and coordinates within the FCS OYF staff team and internal consultants.
The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions is hiring a Senior Program Manager – Youth Employment. Location: Washington, DC.
The core responsibility of the SPM position is working with member communities of the OYF — working with the lead intermediary/backbone of a member community, and at times working directly with direct service partners (eg. CBOs, education institutions, local government, employers) as well. The SPM will be assigned lead responsibility on one or more designated projects FCS coordinates across all or some OYF members. Such projects typically entail the SPM coordinating the learning and technical assistance needs of OYF members, connected contractors and other external partners, project funders, and coordination within the FCS OYF staff team and internal consultants – all to meet the stated goals of the project. The SPM will also coordinate and collaborate with various national organizations and intermediaries engaged in the national OY movement.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Director of Development. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance seeks an entrepreneurial Director of Development to join our passionate team and work in all aspects of fund development. The ideal candidate possesses a commitment to our mission, an exceptional level of personal responsibility, and is adept at both conveying our message persuasively to capture financial resources while managing back-office processes to ensure a strong and responsive development department. The Development Director is responsible for directing and implementing all fundraising activities to secure and grow our organizational budget (currently $3.5M). They are a member of our leadership team and work closely with Renaissance’s CEO and board of directors. Renaissance receives major funding from government, corporate, foundation and individual sources; this colleague will manage and grow these resources while building a more robust individual and major gifts program.
Working Solutions is hiring an Impact Data Officer. Location: San Francisco, CA.
The Impact Data Officer works closely across all departments – programs, fund development, accounting, and executive management as well as with external consultants – to manage Salesforce as our primary CRM for fundraising, program execution, and organizational impact. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Salesforce Administrator with superb attention to detail and excellent analytical and critical thinking skills. S/he will have confidence managing multiple projects and deadlines and strong communication skills.
Opportunity Finance Network is hiring a Program Officer, Financial Services. Location: Washington, DC.
The Program Officer, with support from senior Financial Services staff, coordinates the servicing and administration of the Bond Guarantee Program at OFN. Primary job responsibilities entail relationship management with both the borrowers and the CDFI Fund Bond Guarantee Program staff, borrower credit reviews, supervising timely delivery of borrower reporting, loan covenant compliance, and other operational and administrative duties. The position is responsible for coordinating timely delivery of borrower responses, reviewing and editing loan requests, reviewing and editing borrower reports, Other duties include analytical support of loan underwritings, performing annual borrower reviews, and financial statement analysis.
Opportunity Finance Network is hiring an Investment Associate, Business Development. Location: Washington, DC.
Reporting to the Chief Lending and Investment Officer (CLIO), the Investment Associate position provides project level support for the design and development of capital strategies and products. The Investment Associate leads or supports interdepartmental projects utilizing a collaborate design approach that leverages the organization’s full capacity. The position supports the outreach and development of relationships with OFN’s CDFI members, allies and investors in OFN. As a member of the Financial Services team, the Investment Associate also maintains underwriting and portfolio management responsibilities.
Opportunity Finance Network is hiring an Online Community Coordinator. Location: Washington, DC.
The Online Community Coordinator will drive the adoption and engagement in OFN’s online community – CDFI Connect. Our ideal candidate will be a relationship builder, have familiarity with the CDFI industry, understand the potential of a robust online community, and able to develop engaging content and build relationships with OFN members.
Opportunity Finance Network is hiring an Associate, Development. Location: Washington, DC.
The Associate, Development works in close collaboration with the Development Team and with other OFN staff to support and leverage strong relationships with new and existing philanthropic, bank and corporate funders and impact investors.
Opportunity Finance Network is hiring a Communications Associate. Location: Washington, DC.
The Communications Associate supports and participates in OFN’s communication outreach to key audiences including OFN members, funders, investors, the CDFI industry at large, policy makers and the media. The Associate will publish and send scheduled web and blog content utilizing a content management system, email marketing software, advocacy software, and social media platforms.
Mission Economic Development Agency is hiring a Director of Asset Building Programs. Location: San Francisco, CA.
As the Director of Asset Building Programs you will be a key member of the MEDA executive management team and will lead the development, management, and evaluation of MEDA’s direct service programs, staff, and partnerships including integrated Financial Capability, Free Tax & ITIN preparation, Business Development, Housing Opportunities, and Workforce Development. You report directly to the CEO and are jointly, with the Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for population-level Latino wealth and power building efforts, including internal and external organizational health, equity frameworks, and professional development. The Director of Asset Building Programs is a strong people and project leader who uses data and business matrices to develop and carry out impactful and efficient processes, service delivery models, and tools, and successfully achieve community results. You will also develop and nurture key strategic partnerships with other MEDA programs as well as individuals and organizations within the San Francisco community.
Mandela Partners is hiring an Entrepreneurship Development Coordinator. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Entrepreneurship Development Coordinator oversees all activities related to the Ashland Market & Cafe; supports MP’s business development efforts by facilitating workshops and advising sessions; oversees sales channels & event logistics; and supports marketing & outreach efforts. MP’s business advising efforts focus on supporting food-based entrepreneurs, however, programming often includes non-food entrepreneurs that meet eligibility criteria.
Community Vision is hiring a Loan Officer. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Community Vision is looking for a dynamic commercial lender to help build our emerging small business lending program. This position will be one of three lenders developing this new practice area, and would be the primary loan officer for a proposed new community capital fund fostering business ownership and quality jobs for people of color in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. The LO/ Sr. LO will work to identify potential borrowers, structure and negotiate loans, conduct thorough written credit analysis, and partner with our loan administration team to ensure a high quality of customer service throughout the borrower’s relationship with us. The position will play a role in business development, representing Community Vision and our proposed new fund in the East Bay small business community and beyond. The LO/ Sr. LO will also play an active role in program development, helping us re-think credit analysis and loan structuring with an equity lens.