The PLACE Program (Policies for Livable, Active Communities and Environments)

The PLACE Program (Policies for Livable, Active Communities and Environments) at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has two immediate openings to support development of Community Pedestrian Plans in unincorporated East Los Angeles, East Rancho Dominguez, Florence-Firestone, and Willowbrook/West Rancho Dominguez-Victoria.

They are looking for an experienced planner/project manager who knows active transportation planning with diverse communities and CEQA/the plan adoption process.

They also looking for an Outreach Manager with project/program management skills, knowledge of active transportation, and experience working with or for community-based organizations. Outreach activities will likely be virtual depending on conditions, and all outreach will be done in accordance with public health guidance, requirements, and best practices.

Fluency in Spanish for either role is a big plus. If you’re from or familiar with any of the project communities, even better!

Water Equity Program Assistant— Los Angeles, CA

TreePeople is an environmental nonprofit that has played, and will continue to play, a leading role in mobilizing Angelenos, private businesses and government agencies to work together to create resilient urban communities capable of withstanding the mounting challenges of climate change. 

TreePeople is currently seeking a highly motivated Water Equity Program Assistant to support the WaterTalks program, a county-wide community engagement program focused on water issues. 

James Irvine Foundation- Program Officer


The Program Officer (“PO”) role requires a professional with strong analytical abilities, a high degree of initiative, and collaborative skills. Reporting to an Initiative Director, the PO will work in partnership with the Foundation’s program staff and other staff on a set of initiatives to advance Irvine’s vision of a California where all low-income workers have the power to advance economically. The ideal candidate has experience in project execution and grantmaking; and strong interpersonal, writing, and communication skills.

Program Officers work on one or more grantmaking initiative teams, which may be led by an Initiative Director or another senior staff member. Program Officers have an Advisor, who provides professional development coaching and performance assessments. More info on job description and qualification here.

Application Deadline: Friday, July 31, 2020