Industry Job Board

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.

LISC is hiring a Community Development Underwriter. Location: Oakland, CA.

The Community Development Underwriter will be responsible for providing technical assistance to Bay Area staff and underwriting on behalf of Bay Area LISC across an array of community development product types and asset classes, with a particular focus on affordable housing. The position will work in concert with LISC National Lending and Legal department staff. The Community Development Underwriter will handle the full range of lending activities, including structuring, underwriting, and closing of Bay Area loans. This position will report to Bay Area LISC’s Director of Investments.

Posted 02/13/20

Pacific Community Ventures is hiring an Analyst. Location: Oakland, CA. 

We are seeking an Analyst to join Pacific Community Ventures’ Impact Investing Research and Consulting team. You will be a dedicated teammate with strong analytical, writing, research, and communication skills who is passionate about impact investing and ready to contribute to client and research projects. You should welcome the opportunity and challenge to take growing ownership of key workstreams and deliverables as you gain experience.

Posted 02/04/20

Los Angeles Food Policy Council is hiring an Executive Director. Location: Los Angeles, CA.

The Executive Director will offer a wealth of expertise in executive-level leadership, has experience in the management of teams with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, a proven track record for non-profit fundraising, and a strong capacity to implement systems. In addition to non-profit management and resource development experience, strong candidates for the Executive Director position will have experience managing networks or coalitions, a proven track record of policy and systems change, and building capacity of individuals, teams and coalitions.

Posted 01/14/20

PACE LA is hiring a Marketing and Outreach Specialist. Location: Los Angeles, CA.

Under the supervision, direction of and collaboration with the Marketing Manager/Director, the individual will assist in the marketing and outreach initiatives of PACE Business to meet and exceed all program performance outcomes & requirements. Additionally, the individual will have opportunities to lead and collaborate with others on certain projects. The current project is increasing the awareness and outreach of the CalEITC program. When directed, he or she will also act as the representative for the organization in cultivating and maintaining collaborative working relationship with all partners, key stakeholders and other community partners.

Posted 01/10/20

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Program Coordinator. Location: Palo Alto, CA.

Renaissance seeks a South Bay Program Coordinator to join our Mid-Peninsula team.  Our ideal new colleague is Spanish-language bilingual, engages enthusiastically with clients and the public, takes ownership in the work that we do, and is passionate about economic opportunity and the impact of our work.  They will be active in recruiting clients, marketing our programs, supporting our classes and events, tracking client services and representing our work and impact in the San Jose community.  Our South Bay Program Coordinator will operate independently from San Jose and will work closely with the team at our Mid-Peninsula program site in East Palo Alto.

Posted 01/09/20

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Program Assistant. Location: San Francisco, CA.

Renaissance seeks an energetic, detail-oriented Program Assistant to join our Bayview team, located in San Francisco, CA.  Our ideal new colleague engages enthusiastically with clients and the public, takes pride in the work that we do, and is passionate about economic development through entrepreneurship.  They will support smooth administration of our programs and services for the Bayview and southeast San Francisco communities.

Posted 01/07/20

C.O.O.K. Alliance is hiring an Executive Director. Location: Oakland, CA.

An Executive Director will help us increase our capacity as an organization that serves cooks and their communities. Your core responsibilities will be building people power and fundraising, but your work will also include refining our brand communications & org management: 

  • Building our direct cook engagement model (30%)

  • Brand building (20%)

  • Fiscal oversight and fundraising: (30%)

  • Org management (20%)

Posted 12/19/19

South San Diego SBDC is hiring a Director. Location: Chula Vista, CA.

Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, reviews, and personally performs difficult and complex professional work related to the activities of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), including grant management, strategic planning, and developing programs to meet specific technical assistance and training needs of the small business community; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance in areas assigned; and performs related work as required.

Posted 12/18/19

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.

Posted 12/03/19

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.

Posted 11/26/19

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

Posted 11/22/19

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.

Posted 11/14/19

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.  

Posted 11/14/19