Daniel Sanjines is a program assistant at The California Wellness Foundation where he provides program and administrative support related to grantmaking in improving oral health care for low-income adults and seniors, and increasing educational opportunities for resilient youth. His responsibilities include maintaining grantees’ files, acting as a liaison between grantees and the program director, and assisting with the grants management process.
Prior to joining Cal Wellness in July 2015, he worked with Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) Beyond the Bell Youth Services program for nine years. He held the position of traveling program supervisor, where he was responsible for onsite safety and program compliance with federal, state and local regulations. He also took on special assignments in LAUSD’s Foster Care Youth Outreach Program.
For the past three years he has volunteered at the DASH Center (Domestic Abuse Self Help Center) at Van Nuys Courthouse, where he utilizes his bilingual skills to assist litigants requesting restraining orders. He is also a volunteer football coach at James Monroe High School. Sanjines earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from California State University, Northridge with an option in criminology and criminal justice.
dsanjines [at] calwellness.org