SAN is always looking for community driven individuals to join our team in helping advocate and educate South Asians in Southern California. If you, or anyone you know, would like to become part of our SAN Staff, please take a look at the careers listed below and apply today!
Current Job Openings
English fluency and oral proficiency in at least one South Asian language is a required qualification for all positions. Candidates must be based or willing to relocate to the greater Los Angeles area. No phone inquiries, please.
The Accountant oversees all financial aspects of SAN, including general accounting systems, grant reporting, grant allocation, and maintenance of all fiscal controls and standards. They are also responsible for the preparation and management of budgets, in collaboration with the Executive Director and Deputy Director. The Accountant serves as the initial contact with financial institutions, oversees employee benefit administration, and provides accurate and timely financial information to the Executive Director, members of the Board of Directors, and auditors.
The accountant’s primary responsibility will be to process day to day financial transactions, prepare checks, process accounts payable, receivable, biweekly payroll & reconcile credit card and bank statements and produce monthly reports (cash flow, balance sheet and P&L), support leadership in preparing and monitoring all SAN budgets. The accountant will also be responsible for processing payroll and updating financial policies and procedures to ensure that they are in compliance with current grants. The accountant will work closely with staff to ensure staff are allocating their time appropriately amongst the different grants, ensuring that all expenses are properly billed to the appropriate grants, and also assisting with grant audits and the annual organizational audit. The accountant will also liaise with funder accountants to ensure invoicing, financial reporting, and budgets are being properly executed. Proficiency in QuickBooks & Excel is a requirement for this job. A BS degree in Accounting/Finance is highly preferred.
The Civic Engagement unit at SAN is an important and growing program, particularly in today’s political climate. We engage the South Asian American community in key areas such as, but not limited to:
- Anti-Hate Crime Education, Advocacy, and Training
- U.S. Naturalization Assistance Immigration Support and Services • Policy Advocacy on the local and federal level
- Workers Rights
- Non-Partisan Voter Registration, Engagement and Access
Mental Health Therapist
The Mental Health Therapist provides free or low-cost culturally and linguistically specific support to individuals within the South Asian community in Southern California. The Mental Health Therapist also conducts workshops at cultural and faith-based centers, college campuses, and other South Asian enclaves such as South Asian low wage workers, to build awareness on mental health and to reduce the stigma of receiving services. The Therapist works across program areas, such as with the Citizenship & Civic Engagement department to host healing circles for hate crime victims. The therapist will also work with other BIPOC organizations and coalitions to push for just policies around mental health and BIPOC/immigrant communities. The Mental Health Therapist will report to the Clinical Supervisor and Director of Programs.