Walk San Jose Program Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $55,000
Maximum: $65,000
Details: Salary commensurate with experience.



Start Date


Application Deadline



San Jose
United States


California Walks has established the Walk San Jose program to serve as a linchpin organization for walkability efforts in San Jose. To that end, we are looking for a highly organized and motivated person to join our team to build and manage Cal Walks’ local policy advocacy and community engagement work in the City of San Jose. This position will lead technical assistance, community engagement, and advocacy efforts to increase funding and improve local and regional transportation policies that further health, equity, and active transportation throughout San Jose. Additionally, the Walk San Jose Program Manager will oversee the establishment of this new, local program while simultaneously growing its capacity and sustainability through fundraising and development. The Walk San Jose Program Manager will work closely with the Executive and Deputy Directors. The ideal applicant will be based in San Jose or in Santa Clara County and be willing to travel throughout Northern California. Download the full job description here.


Competitive benefits include employer-sponsored health insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), SIMPLE IRA retirement contributions, pre-tax commuter checks, and 3 weeks of vacation, 12 days of sick leave, and 14 paid holidays.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in a language commonly spoken in California. Spanish language proficiency a plus.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Download the full job description here. Send your résumé, a cover letter, a writing sample (preferably 2-3 pages long, related to policy), and three references to info@californiawalks.org. Please use “Application for Walk San Jose Program Manager” as the subject of the email and name the documents as your last name and the document name (example: “Name_Cover Letter”). Provide documents in PDF file format.