Turn your passion for the environment into a career!
For more than 40 years, we have planted trees, strengthened communities, educated children and worked with local agencies to solve the environmental challenges that threaten LA.
If you share our vision for a green city, consider applying for a job with us. The rewards are plentiful: competitive pay and benefits, a beautiful work setting, and the deep satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference.
We are looking for a reliable Billing Assistant to perform tasks that will help monitor our revenues. As a billing assistant, you must be accurate and reliable in handling accounts and documents. Being good at math and a high degree of organizational ability are essential. If you have 3 or more years’ experience in billing/accounting and are interested in joining our team, we’d like to meet you.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accounting Responsibilities, include but are not limited to:
Accounts Receivable – post and deposit all receivables
Prepare weekly revenue and cash flow reports for Chief Financial Officer
Detail review and maintenance of general ledger accounts in QuickBooks
Production of invoices and responsible for maintaining all back-up materials and files of agreements
Knowledge of OMB A-133 (for government contracts)
Coordinate with management to prepare the organization revenue budget on an annual basis
Audit preparation for independent auditors with financial statements and schedules. Work with the outside CPA and auditors before, during, and after fieldwork to ensure an efficient audit process on an annual basis
Assist Director of Foundation Relations with revenue and expense reports for various funding sources
Monitor time sheets of staff working in restricted funded projects to determine salary and salary taxes expenses. Prepare journal entries of hours worked on respective project in order to be reimbursed by funders.
Maintain file systems of restricted assets and agreements
Answer to staff questions and requests
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
3+ years’ of proven billing experience
Excellent organization and time management skills
Experience with MS Excel and QuickBooks
Accurate and precise attention to detail
Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
Excellent 10-key skills
Self-motivated and self-directed
Ability to multi-task
Strong written and oral communication skills
Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and Google Docs
WAGES AND BENEFITS:
This is a full time, non-exempt position, with benefits and an exciting work environment.
TreePeople's mission is to inspire the people of Los Angeles to take personal responsibility for the urban forest - educating, training and supporting them as they plant and care for trees and improve the neighborhoods in which they live, learn, work, and play. We work to help nature heal our cities in the neighborhoods, schools, communities and mountains of the greater Los Angeles area. Our office is located in Coldwater Canyon Park between the Los Angeles basin and the San Fernando Valley.
TreePeople’s Development Department is the primary fundraising function of the organization, which includes individual, institutional, and event-based fundraising programs.
The Development Department is seeking a passionate, capable candidate interested in gaining experience in fundraising and development. The Fundraising Intern will perform a variety of skilled administrative duties related to prospect research, donor cultivation and database management. The Fundraising Intern will work primarily with the Senior Manager of Annual Giving on donation review and donor cultivation for gifts ranging from $10-$249. This will include researching donors on TreePeople’s internal database (Salesforce) and through other web based tools, and taking cultivation steps to personally thank them and build relationships. Data collected will be entered into TreePeople’s database and analyzed to identify potential prospects.
With exposure to the department and staff, this position provides an opportunity for growth and engagement in other areas of fundraising and nonprofit management, where appropriate.
Senior Manager of Annual Giving
Support donor acknowledgement process, including thank you letters and calls
Review donation files for database entry
Donor cultivation/event support
Prospect research using prospecting tools & online search engines
Data entry within TreePeople’s database (Salesforce)
Analyzing data collected to identify top prospects
Assist with special events
Other duties as assigned
Must possess strong research, writing, and communication skills
Must demonstrate experience working with confidential and sensitive information
Strong customer service skills and interest in relationship building
Able to record information with exceptional accuracy
Preferred experience with and comfortable using databases (Salesforce preferred)
Quick to learn new databases, follow directions, and cohesively organize information
Patience entering data and not afraid to ask questions
TYPE OF POSITION:
Part-time, unpaid internship, 10-15 hours per week. School credit available. Length of internship is ideally a minimum of 3 months, but can be customized to the candidate’s and organization’s interest.
Please e-mail following to Michell Sanchez at email@example.com:
TreePeople is a nonprofit organization that unites the power of people, trees, and nature-based solutions to grow a sustainable Los Angeles. Our mission is to inspire, engage, and support people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment, making it safe, healthy, fun and sustainable and to share the process as a model for the world. TreePeople was founded more than 40 years ago by a teenager and is responsible for planting more than 2 million trees in Los Angeles mountains, streets, schools and neighborhoods.
TreePeople, a Los Angeles-based organization, seeks a Marketing & Communications intern to support campaigns and day-to-day storytelling tasks to help inspire Angelenos and policymakers to create a more climate-resilient future.
Social Media and Digital Content Manager
Assist with campaigns including but not limited to:
Helping curate relevant social media content
Keeping the department’s editorial content calendar updated
Pitching shareable social media posts
Social media and web analytic reporting
Assist TreePeople in its Publicity efforts including:
Identifying target audiences and media outlets
Building media lists and updating contacts in database
Covering live events through social media (i.e. Facebook/Instagram Live, Snapchat, and Twitter)
Work with Communications team on editing, publishing and sharing occasional blog posts.
Proficient with Google Docs/Microsoft Suite.
Proficient at writing and communicating clearly.
Working or academic experience in Marketing, Journalism or PR.
Able to take direction and work independently.
Proficiency with all major Social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, etc.)
Must have reliable transportation.
Dependability and ability to adhere to deadlines.
TYPE OF POSITION:
Part-time, unpaid internship, 16 – 24 hours per week. School credit available.
Please e-mail following to firstname.lastname@example.org: