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Position Announcement
Northern California Citizenship Project
Project Director

OVERVIEW:  The Northern California Citizenship Project (NCCP) is seeking

an experienced and skilled Director to lead an innovative multi-year
initiative to increase voter and civic participation among immigrants
and new citizens. Founded in 1997 and currently a project of Northern
California Grantmakers, the NCCP is a regional, multi-agency consortium
comprising immigrant advocacy groups, human service agencies, county
governments, and community and private foundations in 12 Northern
California counties. Over the next 3-5 years, our goals are to:
- Increase the capacity of community-based and other organizations to
engage immigrants in civic life through development of training,
technical assistance, and networking opportunities in a variety of civic

participation strategies and approaches;
- Catalyze immigrant civic and political participation at the
institutional and community levels by supporting broad implementation of

our voter education and community involvement curriculum, New Citizens
- Engage the ethnic media in promoting civic and voter engagement in
immigrant communities through a collaborative public education campaign;

- Sustain proven and promising civic and political engagement efforts by

developing a demonstration regranting initiative and serving as an
ongoing educational resource to public and private funders.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Project Director will guide the NCCP through its
next phase of development, including managing a smooth transition to a
new fiscal agent and overseeing cohesion of a newly formed Advisory
Council and staff team. The Director will ensure the fulfillment of
promising goals related to civic engagement capacity building, voter and

civic education, public education, and sustainability of our network’s
civic engagement efforts. The position includes overall responsibility
for organizational and program development, including management of a
newly formed advisory board; management and supervision of two
additional staff members (Training and Resource Manager and Project
Assistant); budget, finance and fund development including the creation
of a regranting initiative; and internal and external communications.

¨ 3-5 years leadership experience directing a project or program,
including staff and board/ advisory council management, fund
development, and external relations
¨ Significant experience in non-profit program development and
¨ Experience catalyzing the involvement of underrepresented populations,

through community organizing, development of community service
opportunities, facilitating dialogue, or other civic engagement
¨ Proven fundraising and organizational development skills and
¨ Demonstrated ability to develop effective collaborative relationships
¨ Facilitation and training experience
¨ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
¨ Bachelor’s degree

Preferred qualifications include:
¨ Knowledge of and experience working with immigrant communities in
Northern California
¨ Existing ties to Bay Area funding community
¨ Bilingual/Bicultural strongly preferred

$50,000 - $55,000 DOE
Excellent benefits

Applications are due and reviews will begin on January 10, 2001. To
apply, send a resume and cover letter describing how your skills and
experience relate to the project’s objectives and the position’s
responsibilities to:
Monica Regan
Northern California Citizenship Project
116 New Montgomery Street, Suite 742
San Francisco, CA  94105
Or email to mregan at

Northern California Grantmakers is an equal opportunity employer.
For more information about the NCCP and for a more detailed position
description, please visit our web site at

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