We're hiring!

Thank you for your interest in working with Mika CDC. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Volunteer and Partnerships Coordinator (Full-time, Salary)

Mika CDC was founded in 2004 to build whole relationships in Costa Mesa, with a focus on low-income Latino population in Westside. We do this through leadership development and community building.

Position Description:

We are seeking an individual to develop and manage Mika’s volunteer department and lead partnership relationships. This position will create, execute and maintain strategies to develop and manage partnerships with volunteers, donors, churches, and other agencies. The Volunteer and Partnerships Coordinator will help to coordinate partnership development with the mission and vision of Mika, operations of the organization, and neighborhood activities.


  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to establish and implement a fluid PEO (participant, engaged, owner) process
  • Strategize and develop effective communication with partners at each level of PEO and segment of community
  • Coordinate neighborhood and partnership development activities with organizational strategies to move stakeholders toward ownership of the mission and vision
  • Develop processes and activities that identify, engage, appreciate, and retain partners including volunteers, donors, and church partners
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers
  • Create and maintain trainings, systems, processes and procedures for new and existing volunteers
  • Manage database for volunteers and partners
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director to develop strong church partnerships that are engaged in the neighborhoods by building relationships

Team Responsibilities:

  • As an integral part of the Mika team, the Volunteer Coordinator will
  • Participate in Mika meetings as determined by supervisor.  Including but not limited to weekly staff meetings.
  • Attend and assist with planning and implementation of core Mika activities and events.
  • Represent Mika in the local community by seeking opportunities to build partnerships and expand our mission.
  • Leverage personal resources to benefit the advancement of Mika’s mission.
  • Serve the functions of various board appointed committees.


  • Has a growing walk with Christ, exemplified by a life of obedience and example

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for Mika’s mission

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated success mobilizing and managing volunteers
  • High capacity as a networker
  • History of collaboration and team work
  • Shows growing cross-cultural competencies
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and maintains familiarity with volunteer databases (ie SalesForce, Kindful, Funraise)
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred


The Volunteer Coordinator is accountable to the people he/she leads and the Mika team (i.e. Board of Directors and Staff). The primary and most direct source of support and accountability for this position is the Executive Director. 


  • Full time salary, health and dental benefits
  • Six-week sabbatical every 7 years with the organization
  • 15 days Paid Time Off which increases each year

Submit Resume to Jenna Tourjé at jenna@mikacdc.org

Social Media/ Story Telling Intern

Position Description

The Social Media and Storytelling Intern is responsible for managing all of Mika’s social media platforms, and content creation and development for these platforms, as well as increasing following. Our social media platforms are the main way we share with our volunteers, donors, and audiences of all things happening in and around the Mika communities. Besides managing social media pages, the intern will gain knowledge of the Christian Community Development Association’s (CCDA), approach to community development and how Mika practices this philosophy in Westside Costa Mesa. Internship is 15 hours per week.


Intern Credit


The Social Media and Storytelling Intern reports directly to the Communication Coordinator.


  • Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Ability to participate and interact in a team setting.
  • Basic knowledge of Social Media Platforms: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Owns a camera that produces high quality images (preferred).
  • Strong creative writing skills.

Submit Resume to Jenna Tourjé at jenna@mikacdc.org