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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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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?

Director of 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.


Director of Communications Palm Desert

The Director of Communications will both lead development and execution of Lift to Rise’s communications, public relations, social media, branding, and external messaging. This is a critical role in a fast-growing nonprofit and is best suited for a leader who is a hardworking self-starter. The position requires a seasoned professional who is an engaging and powerful storyteller, a results-oriented strategist, and meticulous writer with the proven ability to design communications that draw in diverse constituencies and stakeholders to advance our mission. The Director of Communications will lead Lift to Rise’s communications priorities by creatively advancing our organization’s annual work plan through traditional and digital media and public relations.


Program Coordinator Palm Desert, CA

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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