Career Opportunities

Lumina staff pictured tabling at an event.

Lumina Alliance, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization created by the merging of RISE and Stand Strong in July 2021, is the culmination of several decades’ worth of expertise and excellence in providing innovative services for people impacted by sexual assault or intimate partner violence. 

Our team is made up of individuals full of passion, integrity, and empathy, all of whom bring their unique strengths and insights with them as we all work together to create a safe, thriving, and equitable community. We post all job openings on this page, so check back regularly for any new openings.

To apply for an open position, submit your résumé and a cover letter to [email protected]. Be sure to include the job title, followed by your name in the subject line.

Job Opportunities

Volunteer Training Coordinator

Reports to: Volunteer Manager
Hours: 40 hours/week, full-time, Non-Exempt
Location: San Luis Obispo
Compensation: $21.00 – $23.64 per hour (Bilingual differential of $1/hr if applicable) 
To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume
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Therapist, Associate or Licensed

(Bilingual Preferred)

Reports to: Clinical Director
Hours: Part-time and Full-time positions available
Location: San Luis Obispo County
Compensation: Trainees: $21.00 – $23.64 per hour, Associates:  $27.00 – $30.39 per hour, Licensed: $32.00 – $36.02 per hour (Bilingual differential of $1/hr if applicable) 
To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume
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Bilingual Client Advocate and Law Enforcement Liaison

Reports to: SLO Advocacy Manager
Hours: 40 hours/week, full-time, Non-Exempt
Location: San Luis Obispo office
Compensation: $21.00 – $23.64 per hour (Bilingual differential of $1/hr)
To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume
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Maintenance & Safety Coordinator

Reports to: Transitional Housing Manager
Hours:
40 hours/week, full-time, Non-Exempt
Location:
San Luis Obispo
Compensation:
$21.00 – $23.64 (Bilingual differential of $1/hr if applicable) 
To apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume
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Events Manager

Reports to: Director of Philanthropy
Hours: 40 hours/week, full-time, Non-Exempt
Location: San Luis Obispo office
Compensation: $26.00 – $29.26 per hour (Bilingual differential of $1/hr)
To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume
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Our core values guide all that we do and include:

  • Put People First: We recognize and value the whole person and their unique experiences. We treat every individual with respect, dignity, and kindness.
  • Honor Self-Care: We honor the needs of each individual. We respect healthy boundaries, encourage laughter and play, and foster growth and development in order to thrive.
  • Act with Integrity: We act with honesty, transparency, courtesy, and fairness in all that we do in order to foster collaboration, trust, and sustainability.
  • Assume Positive Intent: We bring kindness and grace to every interaction. We recognize one another’s humanity as we work toward our shared vision.
  • Communicate with Courage: We speak intentionally and with authenticity. We establish shared expectations and deliver on our word. We hold one another accountable.
  • Foster Learning Culture: We learn from and share our mistakes. We create space for learning, evolving, and challenging the status quo through open communication and collaborative decision-making.
  • Empower One Another: We empower the people we serve, our community partners, each other, and ourselves to reach our fullest potential.

Lumina Alliance does everything it can to support and empower our team, including offering the following benefits:

  • Generous health insurance benefits paid for by Lumina Alliance
  • Premium dental and vision insurance paid for by Lumina Alliance
  • Life insurance paid for by Lumina Alliance
  • IRA Retirement plan with matching employer contributions
  • At least 16 paid holidays throughout the year
  • Generous paid-time-off accruals with opportunities for more
  • Various engaging internal committees you can attend with paid time
  • Opportunities for professional growth and promotion within the agency
  • Generous pet accommodations
  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • Family-friendly workplace and culture
13 Lumina staff members pictured outside our offices.
Selfie of three Lumina staff members, all with face masks on.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Lumina Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, creed, national origin, disability, sex, marital status, age, or any other protected status covered by federal or state law.

8 Lumina staff members pictured post yoga class.
Group of Lumina staff pictured in front of a lake.