Overview

THE OPPORTUNITY

POWER is one of the Community Based Organizations (CBO) that is a part of StayHousedLA – a partnership between the County of Los Angeles, the City of Los Angeles, the local community, and legal service providers to provide tenants with the information and support needed to exercise their rights so that they can remain safely in their homes. We are looking for a Tenant Navigator who can:

  • Follow up with tenants who we meet during canvassing and community events
  • Connect tenants with resources
  • Facilitate communication between tenants, service providers, and landlords
  • Help tenants apply for relevant programs
  • Communicate clearly with tenants about their rights
  • Manage ongoing casework
  • Refer cases to other organizations
  • Work from home or our office, may require travel within LA County to meet with tenants or for community events
  • Compile and transmit reports to the Stay Housed LA Coalition

QUALIFICATIONS

A strong commitment to grassroots democracy and progressive social change
Proficiency in both English and Spanish (written and oral) required
Proficient in Airtable, Zoom, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Email, Digital Calendars and similar technologies
Experience with community organizing, grassroots mutual aid, or similar community work
Ability to communicate clearly with flexibility, compassion and respect
Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment, ability to maintain confidentiality
Shows respect and sensitivity and promotes a harassment-free environment

COMPENSATION

Status: Full-time, Regular, Exempt, benefits eligible

Salary Range: $55,000-$65,000

Location: Remote; Hollywood, CA

 

Notice of nondiscrimination:

We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.

About Ground Game LA + POWER

ABOUT POWER + GROUND GAME LA

People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER), a 501(c)(3), and sister organization Ground Game LA, a 501(c)(4), are Los Angeles-based progressive organizations supporting grassroots community leadership development, mobilization and civic engagement with the aim of putting those people who are directly impacted by the inequity at the center of the fight to end that inequity.

Our organization’s headquarters is in Hollywood. We work throughout Los Angeles’ Westside, Greater Hollywood, Mid-City and San Fernando Valley regions. We support and advance municipal, state-based and national fights for progressive policies on housing, environmental, social and racial justice.

We aim to foster an equitable work environment and encourage a healthy work-life balance. For more information on Ground Game LA + POWER, please visit groundgamela.org and power-la.org