Outreach Program Lead, East Los Angeles, Southeast Los Angeles and Long Beach

Job Type

Part Time Temporary


Details: EYCEJ has a flat pay structure with all employees receiving the same level wages, equivalent to $20.79/hour



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2317 South Atlantic Boulevard
United States


East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice

Job Description: Outreach Program Lead, East Los Angeles, Southeast Los Angeles and Long Beach

Title: Part Time Temporary Outreach Program Lead (20-30 hours/week

Application Deadline: April 19, 2018 (followed by 1 week hiring process)

Start Date: As soon as possible after hiring process is complete.

End Date: December 21, 2019 (may be extended depending on availability of resources)

About Organization:

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (EYCEJ) is an environmental health and justice non-profit organization working towards a safe and healthy environment for communities that are disproportionately suffering negative impacts of industrial pollution.

We recognize and promote full and authentic community participation in influencing policies that affect us directly. We are committed to doing this work through direct democratic decision-making and are dedicated to taking collective action to ensure our communities are co-powered to practice self-determination.

EYCEJ focuses grassroots community building in East Los Angeles, Southeast Los Angeles, and Long Beach, utilizing the following approaches:

Base Building – to build a base of active community members and leaders to be self-advocates and build community power to reach self-determination among those severely affected by industrial pollution

Policy Change – to change policy and influence land-use decisions, ensuring they are community centered, health protective and justice focused

Movement Building- to work in collaboration with all stakeholders and influencers to build a local, statewide, national and global movement for environmental health and justice


About Position:

Objective: to build community awareness and power with East Yard members in East LA, Southeast LA, and Long Beach, focused on the need for zero emissions and educate residents on resources available for sustainable energy and clean transportation.

Salary: EYCEJ has a flat pay structure with all full-time employees receiving $43,250.00 annual salary. Given this position is less than a full year and part time, the wages paid will be equivalent to $20.79/hour between 20-30 hours a week to ensure flat pay structure is adhered to.

Hours: It is expected that the Outreach Program Lead will work 20-30 hours per week. Weekends and frequent evening hours are required. Weekly work schedule to be agreed upon with the Executive Director.

Job Duties: Outreach, Organizing & Program Coordination

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply



To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to info@eycej.org.