Communications Director

The Latino Community Foundation (LCF) is seeking a strategic Communications Director with a deep understanding and passionate determination to positively impact the issues affecting the Latino community.

The Communications Director will develop, guide, and execute a world class, strategic plan for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently and effectively articulate and advance LCF’s mission. The Director will ensure LCF is viewed as a primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information on Latino issues for key decision-makers, stakeholders, and LCF’s diverse network and constituent base. The successful candidate will direct and execute public relations activities to advance our mission, and amplify LCF’s role and its leadership as influencers and thought-leaders. The Communications Director will also lead efforts to promote, enhance, and strengthen LCF’s reputational capital and brand.

The Communications Director will report directly to the CEO and serve as an integral member of the senior management team. LCF is a fast-paced work environment with high expectations for excellence and integrity. We encourage individuals who are highly entrepreneurial, driven by a sense of justice, and lead by lifting others to apply.



Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Amber Gonzales-Vargas at Applications will be reviewed beginning February 4th.

Central Valley Philanthropy Fellow

10-month, Part-Time, Paid Fellowship

To support our exciting work, LCF is seeking a strategic, passionate, driven leader to advance the goals of the Latino Giving Circle Network® (CVLGC) in the Central Valley. With more than 70 members, the CVLGC is the largest giving circle in our network of 20 Giving Circles with 475 active members across the state.  Our members are united by a shared sense of justice and generosity, together they are re-writing the narrative of how Latinos engage in Philanthropy.

The Philanthropy Fellow will have an opportunity to deepen the engagement of our members in the Central Valley and to align all LCF programming in the region. To date, the Central Valley Latino Giving Circles have awarded over $270,000 in grants to grassroots Latino-led non-profits working on the frontlines of social change.

This is a 10-month, part-time, paid Fellowship supported by the Latino Community Foundation. The fellow will report to Adriana Saldivar, Program Manager of the Latino Community Foundation and receive mentorship from Masha Chernyak, the Vice President of Programs and Policy.



Please review the required documents in the position description. Deadline to apply is Friday, January 25, 2019.


Are you ready to learn, grow, and work in a dynamic, fun, innovative Foundation committed to social change? Are you willing to be challenged and be on the cutting edge of a new model for philanthropy, advocacy, and community engagement? Are you looking to dig deeper, have an impact, be inspired and inspire others? Then consider this opportunity the right one for you!



The Latino Community Foundation (LCF) exists to unleash the power of Latinos in California.We fulfill our mission by building a movement of civically engaged philanthropic leaders, investing in Latino-led organizations, and increasing political participation of Latinos in California.

LCF is at a pivotal stage in its growth and is actively expanding its programs across the state. LCF is working to scale the largest network of civically engaged Latino philanthropists, and build the California Latino Agenda to advance policies that will ensure families and youth have equal opportunities to reach their fullest potential.