Thank you for exploring opportunities to work with The Arc of California – one of the largest and oldest nonprofits advocating on behalf of Californians with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Join our team! The Arc of California, the state’s oldest and largest advocacy organization for people with developmental disabilities, has a new job opening for candidates who are passionate about doing meaningful work that helps empower and improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, their families, and the workforce.


We are hiring a bilingual Project Coordinator to manage various projects and programs and support administrative and advocacy functions.  Current projects this position would support are:

  • Coordination of in-person conferences
  • Planning and organizing virtual trainings
  • Management of the iPad lending project
  • Outreach

Job Description:

Job-Type: Full-time; Regular

Location: Preferrable hybrid position between our downtown Sacramento office and remote.  Option of fully remote (within California only).

Travel: Position will require up to 10% time traveling within California.

Salary Range: $60,000 – 70,000 annually, based on experience.

Excellent Benefits: 5% 401K employer contribution; 100% health and dental for employee and legal dependents; 16 paid holidays (including the last week of December); 10 days Paid Time Off (PTO) for new employees and 2 days PTO after two years of employment; tuition/continuing education reimbursement up to $2000 per year; sick leave; long-term disability insurance.


The Project Coordinator’s objectives are:

  • Manage projects, as assigned, so that they successfully meet desired outcomes and are accomplished efficiently and within timeline.
  • Employ effective outreach strategies to educate and partner with the broad I/DD community, including key stakeholders, to advance the mission of The Arc CA.
  • Strengthen relationships with stakeholders, advocacy partners, community influencers, and state policy makers by ensuring that The Arc CA’s communications, messaging, and methods embody our reputation for leadership and collaborative advocacy.
  • Work with The Arc CA staff as a valuable team member and facilitate a positive working environment.

Scope of Work

Working under the guidance of The Arc of California’s Executive Director, Director of Programs and Outreach, and Director of Public Policy, the Project Coordinator will:

  • Develop an understanding of the assigned projects and quickly initiate activities to accomplish deliverables.
  • Manage and maintain project management platforms and databases.
  • Maintain consistent communication with Directors and stakeholders with updates on progress and challenges.
  • Engage with project funders, sub-contractors, and partners to ensure success of projects.
  • Meet all deliverables of projects.
  • Event planning, including complex coordination of annual conference, Board meetings including hotel and travel coordination, and other events as needed.
  • Administrative functions to support office personnel and efficiencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Ideal Candidate

  • Bilingual in both Spanish and English is required.
  • Has successfully coordinated complex projects in a professional organization.
  • Has familiarity with the available services and supports for people with intellectual
    and developmental disabilities.
  • Is a proven self-starter.
  • Is comfortable asking for help when needed.
  • Is highly efficient with online apps such as Google Drive, and can quickly learn new
    apps used by the team.

If you require an accommodation due to a disability to complete this application or need assistance submitting the application then please call our office at (916) 552-6619 or email

TO APPLY OR IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, please email your resume and cover letter to

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