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Lift to Rise

Lift to Rise brings together community advocates and leaders in the public and private sectors to radically increase housing stability and economic mobility for everyone who calls the Coachella Valley home.

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Lift to Rise
Lift with us

True transformation is a community effort. The more we work together, the greater the change. Find out how you can support our Coachella Valley community.

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Lift to Rise builds coalitions to benefit our communities. Read our latest news, press releases, and blog posts to learn more.

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Lift to Rise
Stories from Home

“We are here for the possibility of a stable family, to give them a better opportunity than we had in our homeland.”

— Flor Romero, Cathedral City Resident

Join our team

Lift to Rise is staffed with community leaders who bring a diverse range of personal and professional experience in support of our vision that all Coachella Valley families are healthy, stable, and thriving. Does this sound like you?

Intern Graphic Designer Palm Desert, CA

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, confident intern Graphic Designer who is a responsible team player with self-driven abilities- possess strong detailed skill in developing creative ideas and working in a fast-paced, fun, and exciting work environment and industry. An ideal candidate will create and inspire concepts for Lift to Rise projects using a wide range of mediums.

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Director, Development Palm Desert, CA

Under the direction of, and in partnership with, the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Development will support LTR’s revenue development goals through proposal writing and the management of philanthropic grant reports. This position will play a critical role in ensuring Lift to Rise secures, retains, and expands the philanthropic resources needed to advance the organization’s rapid growth and widening impact.

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Associate Director, Communications Palm Desert, CA

The Associate Director, Communications will both develop and lead Lift to Rise’s communications, public relations, social media, branding, and external messaging. The position will play a critical role in a fast-growing nonprofit and is best suited for a leader who is a hardworking self-starter, powerful storyteller, goal-oriented strategist, and meticulous writer with a proven record of designing engagement through compelling ideas. This role will leverage, and grow, an online following to expand public awareness of LTR’s mission and work. The Associate Director, Communications will lead Lift to Rise’s communications priorities by creatively advancing the organization’s annual workplan through traditional media, digital content, and public relations strategies.

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Program Coordinator Client Liaison Palm Desert

Program Coordinators support Lift to Rise’s strategic and operational objectives by performing program-related services and activities in support of Riverside County’s United Lift Rental Assistance program. In this role, a program coordinator will coordinate with tenants and landlords to process emergency rental assistance for persons experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Latest Events
Wed Jun 29, 2022, 6:00 pm — 7:00 pm

Town Hall: Housing Advocacy 101 [Virtual]

Join us for our upcoming town hall focusing on housing advocacy. The LIFT Town Hall is an event driven by the needs of the community to come together, get information, and participate collectively to tackle the issue of access to more affordable housing and homeownership.

— 7:00 pm

Town Hall: Housing Advocacy 101 [Virtual]

Join us for our upcoming town hall focusing on housing advocacy. The LIFT Town Hall is an event driven by the needs of the community to come together, get information, and participate collectively to tackle the issue of access to more affordable housing and homeownership.

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    Sat Jun 25, 2022, 9:00 am — 4:00 pm

    Rental Assistance Application Event — Thousand Palms

    In partnership with Desert Recreation District, United Lift is hosting a pop-up event to community members from Thousand Palms.

    — 4:00 pm

    Rental Assistance Application Event — Thousand Palms

    Our staff is here to assist residents in eastern Riverside County with the United Lift Rental & Utility Assistance Program application. Assistance is available by appointment only. Please contact (760) 779-3108 or email our Resident Engagement Manager Azalia Gomez  to schedule.

    Note, at this time we are only able to support residents in Banning, Beaumont, Bermuda Dunes, Blythe, Cabazon, Calimesa, Cathedral City, Cherry Valley, Coachella, Desert Center, Desert Edge, Desert Hot Springs, Desert Palms, Garnet, Indian Wells, Indio, Indio Hills, La Quinta, Mecca, North Shore, Oasis, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Ripley, Sky Valley, Thermal, Thousand Palms, Vista Santa Rosa, and Whitewater.

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      If you don't have an email address, please call (760) 779-3108 to make an appointment.

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