Central Valley Programs Manager

Application Deadline: January 12, 2018, 5 PM

Job Description

This is a dynamic and exciting position to strengthen and manage Cal Walks’ regional community capacity building and technical assistance work to create healthier, more equitable transportation policies 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 Programs Manager will work closely with the State Policy Manager and Executive Director. The ideal applicant will be based in Kern County 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, a writing sample (preferably 2-3 pages long, related to policy), and three references to info@californiawalks.org. Please use “Application for Central Valley Programs Manager Position” as the subject of the e-mail 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.


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