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.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Part-Time Business Advising Engagement Specialist. Location: Oakland, CA.
This is a part-time (20 hours per week) role that can be done from anywhere in the U.S. This role is responsible for connecting business owners nationwide with pro bono business advisors and other resources that will help them run and grow their businesses. A tech-enabled, but people-centric program, we do this by leveraging our advanced matching algorithm and online platform while complementing them with personal interactions to deliver a truly customized experience to small business owners across all 50 states.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Data Operations Associate. Location: Oakland, CA.
This role will work across our Business Advising and Lending small business programs, supporting both in using data and optimizing operations to propel their impact. In this role, you will be responsible for data management, reporting, analyzing and monitoring so that we can track and monitor key performance indicators. You will also support both our Business Advising and Lending team in making sure we are providing a smooth, impactful experience to the small business owners we serve.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Credit Analyst, Small Business Lending. Location: Oakland, CA.
We’re a dynamic nonprofit organization with a growing Loan Fund that supports more and more small businesses with loans and pro bono mentoring, creating good jobs in low-and-moderate income communities. With our expansion, we are adding loan support software and streamlining our processes and procedures to reach entrepreneurs more efficiently. You will be a dedicated teammate with strong analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills who is passionate about investing in underserved communities. You’ll work with our team to underwrite and monitor the organization’s growing portfolio of loans for California small businesses, focused on expanding access to capital and advising for Black and Brown entrepreneurs.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring an Accounting Manager. Location: Oakland, CA.
PCV is a growing nonprofit social enterprise and we need a highly organized, detail-oriented, accounting manager to assist with our program-related day-day accounting and operational needs. This position reports to the Director of Finance & Operations and Director of Lending. If you thrive on collaboration and are passionate about business as a force for social good, PCV is looking for you!
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring an Associate Director, Impact Investing Research and Consulting. Location: Oakland, CA.
You will play a meaningful role in the growth of PCV by leading consulting and research projects as well as managing and mentoring junior staff. You’ll bring strong managerial, analytical, writing, research, and communication skills, as well as a passion for and experience in impact investing. You should welcome the opportunity and challenge to contribute in strategy setting and business development.
The Grow America Fund is hiring a Loan Officer. Location: Seattle, WA / Los Angeles, CA.
Loan Officers are responsible for marketing, sourcing, evaluating and underwriting the SBA 7(a) loans in the various client communities. The Loan Officer works under general supervision of the GAF Chief of Credit, exercising significant latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment in the performance of his (or her) responsibilities.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Development Manager. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center seeks a creative and analytical Development Manager to strengthen all fundraising activities to secure and grow our organizational budget (currently $4M of which $3.4M is generated through philanthropy and $600,000 through earned income). Renaissance receives major funding from government, corporate, foundation and individual sources. Initially reporting to the CEO, our new colleague will take ownership of our development calendar of prospect research, proposal submission, grant reporting and management, enhancing our ability to manage current funding and secure new resources. The ideal candidate is passionate about funding our mission, enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment and brings the ability to multitask, a high level of organization and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
California Reinvestment Coalition is hiring a Racial Justice Strategist and Trainer. Location: Bay Area, CA (remote).
CRC reimagines systems of capital that reverse the legacy of redlining and ongoing structural racism through building an alternative to the extraction economy where capital is redistributed and BIPOC communities hold power not Wall Street. To this end we will begin to offer training support to our member organizations in understanding the history and legacy of structural racism and the decades of advocacy to rectify the exclusion of Black people from financial systems of building wealth and how today this embedded racism also impacts other people of color communities.
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.
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.
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.
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.