Why Work Here?

Richmond Community Foundation’s goal is to create healthy, sustainable communities in Contra Costa County. We believe in the Theory of Change, in which we identify a realistic long-term goal and consider what conditions need to be in place to reach it. The majority of our long-term goals entail measuring and tackling social and economic challenges that local residents face.

We take our community’s issues seriously and are continuously searching for concerned listeners, earnest thinkers, capable communicators, talented problem-solvers, and devoted professionals who want to learn, grow and most importantly, make the communities of Contra Costa County healthy and sustainable for the people who work, live and thrive here.

A career at RCF offers countless opportunities, an empowered workforce, and a supportive environment.  We pride ourselves in recognizing our associates’ and teams’ successes in our goal to solve our community’s most urgent concerns.

When you join RCF, you’ll find a culture where every person is a vital part of the solution and an essential voice of the community.  We aim to be a safe place for anyone on our staff to learn, explore and grow.  Ultimately, we strive to generate tangible results that will change the way our entire community works, lives and succeeds.

JOB OPENINGS

Rental Assistance Project CoordinatorEnsuring Opportunity

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Position 

RCF Connects and Ensuring Opportunity seeks a well-organized, savvy, relationship-oriented Rental Assistance Project Coordinator with housing-related direct service and/or community organizing experience to coordinate a new countywide rental assistance outreach program from May-September 2021. (This is a temporary position)

Responsibilities

  • Promoting and coordinating grants awarded by RCF Connects to community-based organizations to conduct outreach to tenants and/or support tenants in navigating through the state’s ERAP application portal;
  • Working with county- and community-based service providers to plan, promote, and support effective outreach activities to inform tenants throughout Contra Costa about rental assistance dollars available to them through the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
  • Planning, convening and facilitating regular countywide and sub-regional meetings for RCF Connects’ ERAP outreach grantees, other community-based service providers, housing/tenant advocates, resident leaders, county staff, and other stakeholders;
  • Supporting data collection, analysis, and reporting on tenant outreach and navigation support activities related to ERAP in Contra Costa;
  • Regularly conveying key project data, successes, opportunities, and outcomes to Ensuring Opportunity management staff; and
  • Supporting communications to county staff and stakeholders on the project’s progress and outcomes.

Download the full job description for qualifications and compensation.
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Please send cover letter  via e-mail to: Stacey Street, Chief Operations Officer at sstreet@richmondcf.org

RCF Connects is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.

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Director of Human Resources

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Position 

The Director of Human Resources is a new, full-time position with RCF Connects, reporting to the Chief Operations Officer. The Director researches and incorporates equity-based best practices in hiring and human resources policies and processes to further RCF’s mission. The Director works to ensure RCF is accountable for treating all current and prospective employees equitably and helps foster an organizational culture that embodies equity. The Director oversees RCF Connects’ daily human resource functions, including planning, coordinating, and directing activities such as hiring and onboarding, strategic planning with senior leadership, and responding to employee questions and concerns. The Director serves as the liaison between senior management and all other employees and helps ensure that all staff feels welcome, heard, and supported.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the staffing process, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring and onboarding; plan and conduct new employee orientations and coordinate onboarding coaching to ensure they understand organizational objectives and workplace culture as well as how they can contribute to and thrive within it.
  • Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs, using an equity lens.
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for professional development, paths for promotion, and employee benefits.
  • Address performance challenges and workplace conflicts, including resolving disputes, conducting employee relations investigations, and supporting supervisors and employees in resolving performance management challenges. Approach conflict as an opportunity to promote healing, learning and growth.
  • Develop or administer special projects that drive towards equity in areas such as affinity groups, pay equity, savings bond programs, day-care, and employee awards.
  • Analyze training needs to design employee development, anti-bias training and health and safety programs. Develop training materials and performance management programs to help ensure all employees understand their job responsibilities and can achieve their full potential.
  • Regularly assess the organization’s human resources policies and practices and recommend needed changes to policies or systems.

Download the full job description for qualifications and compensation.
Download (Word Doc) (PDF)

Please send cover letter  via e-mail to: Stacey Street, Chief Operations Officer at sstreet@richmondcf.org

RCF Connects is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.

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Resident Leadership Project Mgr – Healthy Richmond

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Position 

The Project Manager for Resident Leadership assumes responsibility for the implementation of resident power-building strategies within our policy advocacy campaigns. Coordinates the collective work within the HR network and resident leaders; works with other initiatives as necessary. Healthy Richmond seeks a full-time Project Manager who will support functions related to our Healthy Richmond (HR) Initiative including community organizing activities focused on resident power building, project coordination tasks related to HR collective meetings and events, communications and other duties as assigned.  The HR Initiative is dedicated to addressing physical, social, and economic factors and systems by working with multiple sectors and stakeholders, from individuals to large public systems. This position will report to the Healthy Richmond Senior Director and is based in our Richmond office.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for staffing resident-led campaign activities in the areas of economic justice, access to healthcare and education at the county, city and local school district levels.
  • Facilitation of the development and implementation of resident leadership strategies and training, including resident and youth capacity to engage and lead policy advocacy and systems work; and increase leadership in HR activities and the community in general.
  • Provide programmatic support for Action Team and campaign meetings for which they have a lead responsibility- including scheduling, location set up, meeting prep support, processing agendas and minutes, communications to partners (reminder emails, action items, follow-up).
  • Provide logistic and program support for HR special events including but not limited to Steering Committee meetings and other organized events.
  • Ensures that Healthy Richmond collaborative members are connected via on-line platforms such as Facebook, Outlook, and other appropriate means, and that information is distributed to all members of the HR collective, including those without Internet access and whose primary language is not English.
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule, as meetings and events will occur outside normal office hours, including evenings and weekends. Some travel outside the Richmond area will also be required.

Download the full job description for qualifications and compensation.

Please send cover letter and resume by April 30th via e-mail to: Stacey Street, Chief Operations Officer at sstreet@richmondcf.org

RCF Connects is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.

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Community Health Advocate Coordinator – Healthy Richmond

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Position 

As a Temporary 6-month Contract, The Community Health Advocate Coordinator is a new position that will support functions related to the 6-month project, Community Health Advocates (CHAs) Advancing Health Equity.  The position reports to the Senior Director of Healthy Richmond.  Responsibilities include project coordination and community engagement activities and communications and other duties as assigned. The Coordinator will focus on the development of a multicultural coalition that will advance health equity in CCHS; this will be accomplished through equitable democratized data collection, the creation of inclusive ecosystems within the health system, and the instituting of equitable accountability measures. This position will work to elevate the voices of CCC’s historically marginalized communities, their intersections, and the specific challenges these populations face in relationship to the fallout and effects of COVID-19.

Responsibilities 

  • Coordinate relevant HR activities related to the recruitment and support of a team of 25 Community Health Advocates stationed in 3 communities within Contra Costa County: Richmond, San Pablo and Bay Point.
  • Work closely with HR Senior Director and Campaign Manager to provide support to the Community Health Advocates (CHAs) Advancing Health Equity and the Community Health Advocate Team by actively recruiting and supporting team members to participate in training related to equity-based participatory research and policy advocacy needed for campaign.
  • Lead the Community Health Advocate Team in ways that motivate specific outcomes, establish accountability, and incorporate racial and health equity strategies into the project, resulting in actions owned by the community, and opportunities for new community leadership.
  • Act as a liaison with the project’s collaborative partners, Health Leads and Streetwise, to ensure effective coordination of training sessions, community events and participation in county-level policy advocacy.
  • Facilitate ongoing dialogue, collaboration, and resident engagement with diverse groups of stakeholders to achieve outcomes.
  • Leverage community partnerships and opportunities within the Healthy Richmond network of partners in West and East Contra Costa County, and related coalitions, to advance the project work and the HR outcomes, as appropriate.
  • Assist in social media strategies related to this project, including e-mail blasts, social media strategies to engage the broader community

Download the full job description for qualifications and compensation.

Please send cover letter and resume by April 30th via e-mail to: Stacey Street, COO at sstreet@richmondcf.org

 

RCF Connects is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.

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In addition to any openings above, you may send your resume as a general inquiry by clicking here.

Employees at RCF enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay, retirement savings with employer match, paid time off, and work/life balance.