Fri, Apr

D.O.N.E. is Looking for a New GM


OPPORTUNITY - There is a big job opening on the horizon, but you need to act fast.

The City of LA is looking for a new General Manager for the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE).

The GM will have a staff of 33 to support LA’s Neighborhood Council system.

Here is what you need to know about DONE before you apply.

The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE) in Los Angeles serves as a pivotal agency fostering civic engagement and grassroots democracy within the city. Established in 1999, DONE plays a crucial role in the implementation of the Neighborhood Council System, an innovative model that empowers local communities to actively participate in decision-making processes. Comprising 99 Neighborhood Councils, each representing a specific geographic area or community of interest, this system enables residents to voice their concerns, propose solutions, and directly impact policies that affect their neighborhoods.

DONE acts as a support and resource hub for these councils, offering guidance on administrative matters, outreach strategies, and procedural protocols. The department facilitates regular elections for council members, ensuring a continuous influx of diverse perspectives and community representation. Through workshops, training sessions, and collaborative initiatives, DONE nurtures community leaders and enhances their capacity to address local challenges.

As a champion of inclusivity, DONE strives to bridge gaps between residents and local government, fostering a sense of ownership and responsibility for community well-being. By promoting transparency, civic education, and community collaboration, DONE remains dedicated to creating a vibrant and empowered civic landscape throughout Los Angeles.

So, if you think this job should be yours, you have until December 8 to apply.

Check out this link for more information.

Good luck.


(Jim Hampton is the Publisher of CityWatch.  Jim has over 40 years experience in radio broadcasting, marketing and content creation.  He helped Ken Draper to launch CityWatch on the web nearly 20 years ago.)