Career Opportunities

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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.

Job Opportunities

Bookkeeper II

Reports to: Chief Financial
Officer 
Hours: 30 – 40 hours/week (Full Time)
Location: San Luis Obispo
Salary: $21.00
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: Associates- $23.00 per hour, Bilingual differential $0.58 per hour
To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume
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Bilingual Client Advocate

Reports to: Client Services Director
Hours: 40 hours/week, full time, Non-Exempt
Location: Paso Robles office and San Luis Obispo office
Compensation: $19.00 with bilingual differential
To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume
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Accompaniment Advocate

Reports to: Advocacy Manager
Hours: Two 24 hour weekend shifts on Saturday and Sunday. To apply for this position it is not necessary to be available for every weekend day. 
Location: San Luis Obispo County
Compensation: $75.00 stipend for each 24 hour period and $15/hr for every hour worked. Time is accrued in increments of 15 minutes. 
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 for full-time staff, including dental and vision plans.
  • Life Insurance.
  • An IRA Retirement plan with matching contributions.
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy, including ways to earn extra paid time off hours.
  • 16 paid holidays every year.
  • Various engaging internal committees that you can attend on paid time, such as the Fun Committee, Workplace Culture Hour, and others.
  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth are provided and encouraged by agency leadership.
  • Option to bring pets to work.
  • Emphasis on self-care and healthy work-life balance throughout the agency.

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.

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

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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.

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Group of Lumina staff pictured in front of a lake.