Operations Manager

Application Deadline: October 21, 2015, 5 PM

Job Description
California Walks is looking for a highly organized and motivated person to join our management team as Operations Manager. The Operations Manager will guide and direct all aspects of daily non-profit operations to ensure efficient and effective administration and management of the organization and to maximize delivery of the organization’s programs and policy work.

The Operations Manager will help develop, maintain, and refine effective administrative, financial, and management systems to help staff do their work most effectively. The Operations Manager will report to the Executive Director and be based in our Oakland office.

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How to Apply
Please send your résumé, a cover letter, salary requirements and three references to info@californiawalks.org. Please use “Application for Operations Manager” as the subject of the email and name the documents as your last name and the document name (example: “Last Name_Cover Letter”). Please provide documents in PDF file format.

Central Valley Policy Manager

Application Deadline: October 21, 2015, 5 PM

Job Description
This is a dynamic, exciting, and new position to build and manage Cal Walks’ regional policy advocacy and community engagement work in the San Joaquin Valley. This position will lead community engagement and advocacy efforts to increase funding and improve local and regional transportation policies that further health, equity, and active transportation throughout the San Joaquin Valley region with an emphasis on the Fresno and Bakersfield metropolitan regions.

Primary responsibilities and functions include community engagement, empowerment, education, and mobilization; coalition building; facilitating workshops; cultivating relationships with local and state elected officials, City/County agency staff, and community partners; and participating in Council of Governments/City/County hearings, meetings, and workshops. The Central Valley Policy Manager will work closely with the Policy and Planning Manager and Deputy Director. The ideal applicant will be based in Fresno or Kern Counties and be willing to travel throughout the San Joaquin Valley region.

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How to Apply
Please send your résumé, a cover letter, salary requirements and three references to info@californiawalks.org. Please use “Application for Central Valley Policy Manager” as the subject of the email and name the documents as your last name and the document name (example: “Last Name_Cover Letter”). Please provide documents in PDF file format.

Youth & Community Engagement Coordinator

Application Deadline: October 21, 2015, 5 PM

Job Description
This is a dynamic, exciting, and new position to support Cal Walks’ community capacity building and technical assistance work to create healthier, more equitable transportation policies in communities across California. Primary responsibilities and functions include community engagement, empowerment, education, and mobilization; coalition building; coordinating, planning, and assisting in the facilitation of workshops and events; and cultivating relationships with local and state elected officials, City/County agency staff, and community partners. The Youth & Community Engagement Coordinator will work closely with the Southern California Policy Manager. The ideal applicant will be based in Los Angeles County or Northern Orange County and be willing to travel throughout California.

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How to Apply
Please send your résumé, a cover letter, salary requirements and three references to info@californiawalks.org. Please use “Application for Youth & Community Engagement Coordinator” as the subject of the email and name the documents as your last name and the document name (example: “Last Name_Cover Letter”). Please provide documents in PDF file format.


California Walks is an “at-will” and equal employment opportunity employer. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance.

Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.

Persons of color, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, persons with disabilities, persons who have lived in poverty, ex-offenders, and people fluent in more than one language are strongly encouraged to apply.


If you are interested in an internship or volunteering for California Walks, please visit our Volunteer page.