Civicorps currently has the following job openings:

Director of Development & Communications

Civicorps is looking for a Director of Development and Communications to take the lead of an experienced, high performing team in one of the East Bay’s most successful non-profits. The right candidate will step into a diverse and well-funded development program with a pipeline of funding to begin the fiscal year. Our goal is continue our upward growth in foundation, individual and corporate donors while maintaining a significant level of government funding. We have a strong base of current partnerships with local political officials and institutions, as well as local sports teams, business and corporations with significant opportunities for expansion.

The Director of Development & Communications is part of the Executive Leadership team and leads a five-person Development & Communications team who are tasked with raising over $1.7 Million. In partnership with the Executive Leadership team, the Director implements fundraising and communications strategies that promote the growth of the organization and increase revenue from all funding streams.

Civicorps believes that education and workforce development are fundamental components of social change. Both are powerful levers to creating greater equity and opportunity in the Bay Area. Located in West Oakland, Civicorps is a dynamic non-profit that includes a charter school and two social enterprises. Civicorps’ mission is to re-engage young adults, age 18-26, to earn a high-school diploma, gain job skills, pursue college, and embark on family sustaining careers.

Through our unique mix of personalized academics, paid job training, trauma-informed support services, and pathways to college and careers, Civicorps helps resilient youth overcome barriers, cultivate their talents, and unleash their potential.

Not only do we have a 72% graduation rate (one of the highest in Oakland), but also one year after graduation, 71% of our graduates are still enrolled in college and/or employed. This success ripples out into the community, creating a legacy of achievement for all of Oakland.

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Recycling Driver – Pre-Apprenticeship

Civicorps Recycling is seeking Recycling Drivers for our pre-apprenticeship program. Civicorps Recycling offers truck driving training leading to a Class B license with a starting wage of $15.23 going up to $18.23. The Recycling Driver will work in Civicorps’ Recycling Social Enterprise which provides recycling collection services to small businesses, commercial operations and institutions in Oakland and other parts of the East Bay. The minimum requirements for entering the program are a HS Diploma or GED, a Class C driver’s license with a clean DMV record and the ability to pass drug testing. All applicants must be between the ages of 18-26.

Conservation Intern

Work on a Civicorps crew with some of largest employers in the East Bay, such as CalTrans, EBMUD, and East Bay Regional Parks District. Through our paid internships, you have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and earn tool certifications that will help jumpstart your career.

Other Internships with Civicorps or Local Organizations

For Civicorps graduates who have earned their high school diploma, we also offer a number of administrative and warehouse internships with local organizations such as Oakland Housing Administration, Civicorps Academy, Waste Management, Tech Exchange, and more!

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Civicorps is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity and expression, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other unlawful consideration. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.