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Are you interested in working someplace where your supervisors and colleagues are friendly, respectful and supportive? Where every day you learn something new, contribute to the workplace culture, and develop yourself personally and professionally? Are you curious about what can be accomplished when colleagues share core values and work together toward common goals? Are you passionate about social justice and balancing inequities in the world? Do you like the idea of making a difference in the lives of hundreds of young people every day? Do you love to work hard, strive to improve your performance every day, and have fun while you’re at it? Do you bring and expect integrity and meaning in your work?

If you answered yes to ALL of these questions, then please review our employment opportunities below and apply for the right one(s) for you. If there are no openings currently listed, please visit this page again soon – we are growing!

Music programs at APCH

Open Staff Positions

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community.

Under the supervision of the Athletics Program Lead, the Athletics Program Aide is responsible for supporting general department administration, as well as assist in coordinating events and community relations. The Program Aide will be at the front-line for member safety and well-being. The Athletics Aide will translate mission, policy and REACH practice into direct application for members.

To perform this important job successfully, the Athletics Program Aide must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Athletics Program Aide

Department:

Athletics

Reports to:

Athletics Program Lead

FLSA Status/Hours:

Non-Exempt/Full Time

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • South Central Sports League:
  • Support in maintaining communication systems (game calendars, meeting schedules, etc.) with relevant league partners.
  • Maintain organized filing and documentation systems (e.g. distribute and collect waivers, ensure all MOUs and forms are up to date with correct information, maintain rosters, Game Report Forms, Volunteer Report Forms, evaluations, etc.)
  • In collaboration with Athletics Department staff, ensure all materials are ready for in-person meetings
  • Take notes during meetings and ensure follow-up actions items are completed by deadlines
  • Assist with schedules and facilitate logistics for field and venue use for each sports season
  • Coordinate with league officials and process invoices in a timely fashion
  • Support in the organization of league wide events and activities such as awards ceremonies and joint recruitment days
  • Support the facilitation of parent meetings to communicate expectations and distribute season paperwork
  • Support with the planning of parent activities to encourage participation and support from families
  • APCH On-Site Athletics Programming:
  • Ensure playground cleanliness and safety are top priorities
  • Work with the athletics team and agency staff to enforce department and center rules and policies
  • Mentor through actions and behavior by observing dress code, language and team support
  • Manage records of all sports teams’ athletes both athletically and academically
  • Create a fun, positive atmosphere that fosters sportsmanship and teamwork
  • Assist in chaperoning field trips
  • Submit forms and/or keep others accountable with form submissions and the following of in-house protocols for use of APCH resources (e.g. transportation, food requests, storage, audio and technical assistance, processing invoices and purchases, etc.)
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Education/Training/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 years’ administrative experience
  • Experience coordinating leagues a strong plus

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Walking, standing, and aerobic and athletic activity occasionally
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule and weekends for events
  • Must work well with diverse populations of employees and clients
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH alumnus
  • Background screening required

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break starting on December 24th and ending on the first weekday following January 1st
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fundraisers, etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community/holiday events
  • Free staff lunch about 95% of the time
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “Athletics Aide” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community.

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Counseling, the IMPACT Program Coordinator (IPC) serves as the liaison for APCH members with the highest needs and assists with their integration into APCH programs and services. The IPC monitors member behavior to identify, prevent or de-escalate injurious and destructive behavior in the classroom and on campus and to provide behavior intervention and socio-emotional support in the most severe behavior circumstances. The Coordinator is responsible for creating behavior modification plans and tools for various members across the camps site, particularly focusing on Opportunity Youth population.  The YIPC assists in creation and implementation of behavior support plans; and works with the Counseling team and all staff to implement and monitor the progress of intervention plans in accordance with A Place Called Home’s REACH values.

To perform this important job successfully, the IMPACT Program Coordinator must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

IMPACT Program Coordinator

Department:

Counseling

Reports to:

Associate Director of Counseling Services

FLSA Status/Hours:

Non-Exempt/35 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and manage case load of high-need population
  • Create Individual Program Plans (IPP’s) and provide follow-up support to ensure they are carried out as designed
  • Track case plans and submit monthly reports (written case studies as needed)
  • Monitor members to detect unusual or harmful behavior and reports potential escalation of behavior to Counseling Team.
  • Prevent and de-escalate harmful behavior in a behavior crisis situation to reduce members’ risk of injury and ensure safety of others, using Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI) strategies
  • In most severe circumstances, where member behavior presents immediate safety concerns, provide physical restraint (learned via appropriate training) as means of removing member from the situation and de-escalation
  • Collaborate with Counseling Team and appropriate staff to assist in the development, implementation, and modification of behavioral intervention and support plans
  • Monitor and ensure members remain in designated locations on agency campus
  • Circulate throughout campus including instructional spaces and general areas to serve as a consistent and supportive presence to members throughout program hours
  • Provide mediation in conflict situations between members and staff (if necessary) to prevent behavioral crisis
  • Document members’ behavioral progress and shares progress with Counseling Team and staff during Case Conference
  • Provide training for staff on behavior assessment, modification and de-escalation skills
  • Understand and abide by California’s Mandate Reporting Law
  • Other Responsibilities:
  • Create and submit paperwork and monthly reports in a timely fashion
  • Attend all required meetings (Staff, Supervisor, etc.)
  • Support other team members in carrying out center protocols, rules, and policies
  • Administrative duties as assigned (including filing, writing case studies, tracking behavior patterns, maintaining case notes)
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • 3 years experience in providing behavioral intervention or behavior management services to moderate to severe emotionally-disturbed individuals
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent of 60 semester or 90 quarter units in psychology, mental health, behavior management, special education, or a field closely related to the knowledge and abilities of this classification, from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
  • Certification in Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI)
  • Equivalency Provision: Certificate in a psychiatric technician or other similar mental health program from an institute of higher learning recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation may substitute for one year of the required experience
  • Knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) required.

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • May require the ability to lift, move, or restrain members either with assistance and/or skilled techniques
  • May require a valid California driver’s license and the availability of private transportation or the ability to obtain transportation.
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Ability to learn and apply most current information, theories, techniques, and practices of the field;
  • Maintain focus and emotional control in stressful interpersonal situations;
  • Implement behavior interventions and supports in a way that aligns to Trauma-Informed Care and Restorative Practices
  • Recognize potential hazards in the workplace and ensure that they are addressed;
  • Intervene in conflicts to facilitate communication and resolve problems;
  • Maintain an approachable manner and build rapport with others;
  • Monitor and manage physical, verbal, and emotional student interactions
  • Persuade others to consider and adopt different point of view in a behavior crisis situation;
  • Respond quickly to changes in the environment;
  • Evaluate situations and context and exercises discretion and judgment to choosing courses of action;
  • Perform physical activities that may involve strength, flexibility and balance;
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Model communication and interaction that respect and include all individuals and their languages, abilities, religions, and cultures
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH alumnus
  • Background screening required

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break starting on December 24th and ending on the first weekday following January 1st
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fundraisers, etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community/holiday events
  • Free staff lunch about 95% of the time
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “IMPACT Coord” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community.

PREP program objectives:

Prepare, train and support young people from marginalized communities and disadvantaged backgrounds to enter the world of employment ready to compete in the work marketplace and to explore and pursue meaningful careers that will be rewarding both financially and personally.

SUMMARY

APCH members start as early as eight years old and if they stick with us, by the middle of high school they are exploring and developing options to gravitate onto one of our two major tracks:

  1. College bound and then a career
  2. High school graduation and career bound

This position is to lead and facilitate #2 above.

Under the direction of the Associate Program Director, Teen & Young Adult Services, the Professional Readiness and Employment Program (PREP) Lead will ensure program execution aligns with department goals, strategy, budget and expectations. The PREP Lead will:

  1. The PREP Lead is a liaison with APCH Programs staff, local businesses, municipalities and corporate entities to cultivate partnerships, explore internship and externship opportunities and develop new career and vocational training routes that will lead to employment opportunities.
  2. The PREP Lead will create, develop and steward relationships with potential employers that will assist in the realization of the vision for PREP.
  3. The PREP Lead will also assist members with identifying career interests; administer career assessments; develop career plans and provide case management; coordinate and facilitate job-readiness workshops; develop and maintain job/vocational opportunities; and track program participants participation and performance.
  4. The PREP Lead will build and maintain high quality, long-term partnerships with employers and partners and embody A Place Called Home’s culture and the level of excellence we provide to our members.
  5. The PREP Lead is an innovative thinker who will support members in their transition to adulthood by establishing enduring relationships that align with the agency’s mission and values.

To perform this important job successfully, the PREP Lead must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Professional Readiness and Employment Program (PREP) Lead

Department:

Teen and Young Adult Services

Reports to:

Associate Program Director, Teen and Young Adult Services

FLSA Status/Hours:

Non-Exempt/40 Hours

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interactions with APCH youth:
  • Oversee job readiness training workshops, resume workshops, mock interviews, financial
    literacy workshops, and career assessments for the teen and young adult population
  • Conduct site visits at APCH and outside workplaces with both employers and youth to ensure quality performance delivery and management
  • Facilitate and plan field trips, special events, guest speakers, and annual APCH Career Exploration Fair
  • Maintain a shared contemporaneous “dashboard” with current program attendance and internship/externship/placement stats
  • Responsible for student progress, job placement/wages/retention
  • Supervise case management for teen and young adult members seeking employment to ensure wraparound services are being provided as needed
  • Implement customized and targeted youth candidate recruitments, including mixers, business advisory roundtables and job fairs
  • Identify and Facilitate Employer/Internship Programs:
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with employer partners interested in hiring and investing in career, personal and economic development opportunities for APCH youth
  • Identify industry sectors and potential employer/partners that offer high quality career training, mentoring, internships and educational programs suitable and appropriate for teens and young adults
  • Analyze appropriate industry sectors and utilize current business data to conduct research, cold calls and business outreach
  • Conduct ongoing research into career opportunities, fellowships/internships/externships, and assist teen and young adult members with applying
  • Assist employer partners in the design of unique opportunities for motivated youth
  • Staff interface:
  • Work with APCH senior staff and Board connections to cultivate existing relationships and connections with potential employer partners
  • Oversee, collaborate and coordinate with partner organizations and resident staff providing job readiness and vocational training/exposure
  • Implement a regular schedule for evaluation and assessment for internships, job readiness training, externships and other career-related experiences
  • Strategic Planning and reporting:
  • Participate in strategic planning for the PREP program
  • Develop qualitative and quantitative program goals and outcome measurements and reports
  • Prepare and distribute quarterly and annual progress reports for APCH senior staff and funders
  • Move operations to digital platform, including internship applications, mock applications, and evaluations
  • Other Responsibilities:
  • Assist with all administrative duties that are assigned and execute in a timely manner
  • Facilitate teen programming when necessary
  • Assist with member supervision during program hours, special events and field trips
  • Serve as a mentor and role model for members
  • Attend all required program meetings
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three years’ experience working with teen and young adult population
  • Two years’ experience working in a managerial position with an employment development program or equivalent
  • Sales experience is a plus

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of employees and clients
  • Must be able to understand labor market information and employer requirements
  • Must be able to work some evenings and/or weekends for department and/or agency events
  • Must be a solution-oriented team player who both promotes and practices a growth mindset
  • Must provide exemplary customer service and welcoming hospitality to members and families
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH alumnus
  • Background screening required

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break starting on December 24th and ending on the first weekday following January 1st
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fundraisers, etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community/holiday events
  • Free staff lunch about 95% of the time
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “PREP Lead” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community.

Under the direction of the Associate Director, Teen and Young Adult Services, the Scholarship Compliance Coordinator implements program and agency goals, REACH objectives, agency best practices, and program efficiencies. The Coordinator provides key support in programming application and policy.

The Scholarship Compliance Coordinator is responsible for ensuring all Shaheen Scholarship Program Scholars meet program and academic requirements to remain in compliance with the program and graduate from college on time. They will establish regular communication with all Scholars and refer, as needed, to APCH internal services such as counseling, case management and vocational services, and external services available at the partner institutions. The Coordinator will be an expert in resources available at scholars’ partner institutions and will build and foster relationships with key staff there. They will track scholar compliance and provide regular reporting on all Scholars’ standings, develop and recommend correction plans for students on probation or suspension and coordinate with APCH staff on wraparound support needed. This position combines program support with the coordination of internal and external referrals/resources.

To perform this important job successfully, the Scholarship Compliance Coordinator must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Scholarship Compliance Coordinator

Department:

Teen and Young Adult Services

Reports to:

Associate Program Director, Teen and Young Adult Services

FLSA Status/Hours:

Non-Exempt/40 Hours

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schedule regular check-ins via telephone, skype and/or in-person meetings with APCH Shaheen Scholars to review status of scholarship requirements, and assess referral needs
  • Collaborate closely with High School Performance Coordinator to monitor and assess incoming Freshman class and determine appropriate resources needed for success
  • Develop and facilitate communications with parents to ensure buy-in and familial support for student success
  • Work closely with tutors, volunteers/interns to monitor and assist member progress
  • Research academic and student support services at all institutions hosting scholars; develop relationships with college staff to facilitate referrals for scholars
  • Oversee the planning of Summer Intensive Program, in collaboration with the Educational Services Department, for scholarship recipients including scheduling classes, guest instructors, speakers, curriculum development, and teaching courses if necessary
  • Assist in the coordination of financial aid workshops for members and parents; assist in coordinating group workshops for scholars geared towards successful college planning, skill development and exposure to career training opportunities
  • Assist in the coordination and execution of the APCH Shaheen Scholarship application process, including, but not limited to, application review, Interview Day preparation and execution, communicating with scholarship recipients regarding their status, etc.
  • Participate in trainings and professional development provided by APCH and collaborating with partners to better assist members and parents
  • Collaborate with RISE staff to identify and assist members in applying for college and/or a vocation certificate
  • Support with all Scholarship related programmatic and administrative tasks
  • Provide and facilitate referrals to internal and external resources for members, including, but not limited to academic advising, 1:1 life coaching sessions, group coaching sessions, counseling, academic tutoring, college preparation and selection including campus tours, aptitude testing, learning ability testing, physical health support, substance abuse counseling, gang intervention, internships, vocational training, internship and employment placement, etc.
  • Serve as liaison with Counseling department on a weekly basis by attending weekly Case Management meetings
  • Work with APCH PREP Program Coordinator to assist scholars with part-time jobs and/or work-study opportunities while in school
  • Utilize family wraparound model and ensure services are consistent in delivery with overall services
  • Submit monthly reports, and as needed, on all students’ status, progress and participation of those who have received individualized services, referrals, and counseling
  • Record status notes in member profiles in KidTrax
  • Serve as a mentor for members through group and one-on-one interaction
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in youth program development
  • Experience working with youth in a college access and/or program capacity is strongly preferred

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of employees and clients
  • Able to work some evenings and/or weekends for Agency and/or department events
  • Must be a solution-oriented team player who both promotes and practices a growth mindset
  • Must provide exemplary customer service and welcoming hospitality to members and families
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH alumnus
  • Background screening required

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break starting on December 24th and ending on the first weekday following January 1st
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fundraisers, etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community/holiday events
  • Free staff lunch about 95% of the time
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “Compliance Coordinator” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community.

Under the direction of the Music Program Senior Lead, the Music Department Coordinator (MDC) is responsible for supporting general department administration and management, program development and oversight, events and project management and community relations. The Department coordinator implements programs, REACH objectives, agency best practices, and program efficiencies. The Music Program Coordinator provides key support in programming application and policy.

To perform this important job successfully, the Music Department Coordinator must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Music Department Coordinator

Department:

Music – Arts & Creative Expression

Reports to:

Music Programs Senior Lead

FLSA Status/Hours:

Non-Exempt/40 Hours

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist and support the Music Programs Senior Lead with the management of Instrumental and Choral Music Education and Programs, including staff, contractors, interns, volunteers and classroom management in order to plan, facilitate and ensure the success of after-school music programs and the development of APCH ensembles and choirs, including 29Live and Central Beat
  • Support the Music Programs Senior Lead in the management of the Accelerated Music Program (AMP) including Saturday programming
  • Support the Music Programs Senior Lead with activities related to the Berklee College of music partnership and develop and maintain new college and university relationships
  • Manage and track enrollment and recruitment in collaboration with Music Program Lead; recruit new members as required
  • Represent the Music Department and the Berklee City Music program at off-campus events, performances and conferences as required
  • Work alongside the Music Programs Senior Lead with activities related to the MYDA partnership, including the execution of convenings, hosting partner organizations, participating in the execution of the youth council, creating vocational opportunities, monthly conference calls, and sharing of resources
  • Support and assist partnerships with other non-profits, schools and professional music organizations
  • Implement curriculum for the Music Program and ensure staff and independent contractors have a clear understanding of the vision of the department
  • Instruct Ensembles and Choirs and serve as a substitute instructor when needed
  • Create interdepartmental collaborations with other APCH programs and organizations
  • Seek out related external resources and opportunities for students
  • Work alongside the Music Programs Senior Lead to implement and maintain program evaluation platforms for all youth being served within the APCH music department
  • Work closely with the Music Programs Senior Lead in the recruitment, retention, supervision and coordination of students for the Berklee City Music Program and the Accelerated Music Program (AMP)
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of studio and trailer including equipment maintenance and inventory of instruments
  • Work closely with the Music Programs Senior Lead to maintain weekly, monthly and quarterly calendar of music activities
  • Support and interact with production teams in the coordination of performances and organizational events
  • Support logistics and coordination for music department performances and events on and off-campus including student participation
  • Support agency events with audio needs
  • Communicate with performers and technical crews regarding rehearsals and production schedules and logistics
  • Compose and submit appropriate paperwork and reports in a timely and efficient manner
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • Drive APCH vehicles when needed to transport equipment or students for performances
  • Agency-wide duties including youth supervision, field trips, and participation in agency events when required
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • Music Performance or Education Degree or proof of equivalent training in related field preferred
  • 2 years providing classroom or group instruction
  • 2 years working with youth population

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Walking, standing required on daily basis
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 30 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Must be willing to work Tuesday – Saturday schedule
  • Must be willing to be flexible and available for night and weekend performances
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH alumnus
  • Background screening required

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break starting on December 24th and ending on the first weekday following January 1st
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fundraisers, etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community/holiday events
  • Free staff lunch about 95% of the time
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “Music Coordinator” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community.

Under the direction of the Director of Special Initiatives & External Relations, the Volunteer Coordinator manages and engages volunteers to assist in the delivery of APCH’s programs and services, as well as facilities upkeep and administrative functions. The Volunteer Coordinator works alongside and on behalf of each department at APCH to recruit volunteers that can advance programmatic and operational efficacy. The Volunteer Coordinator is tasked with expanding and improving the volunteer program through meticulous planning for short and long-term goals, while maintaining and advancing the agency’s mission. The Volunteer Coordinator will have a lead role in launching a new “Legacy Program” to recruit and support intergenerational volunteers getting involved with APCH. The Volunteer Coordinator will also work with fund development staff to develop strategies to cultivate volunteers into donors, and will identify volunteers that have potential to become employees, in-kind donors, and mentors.

To perform this important job successfully, the Volunteer Coordinator must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Volunteer Coordinator

Department:

Development

Reports to:

Director of Special Initiatives & External Relations

FLSA Status/Hours:

Non Exempt/40 Hours

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Articulate, maintain and execute the vision and goals of the Volunteer Program at APCH;
  • Develop and implement/manage activities in support of program delivery, including special events, corporate group activities, partnership initiatives, and more;
  • Manage the Volunteer Program budget;
  • Recruit, place, manage and retain high quality volunteers;
  • Develop, facilitate and coordinate volunteer orientations and trainings including volunteer engagement and recognition activities;
  • Engage in constant feedback and performance evaluation loops with volunteers and staff;
  • Maintain accurate volunteer database, general records, and provide timely statistical and activity reports;
  • Provide occasional volunteer activity and impact reports to management;
  • Work with various APCH departments to develop special projects for special groups visiting the agency;
  • Represent APCH interest in any and all volunteer activities, including tabling activities to promote APCH’s volunteer opportunities;
  • Notify supervisor of volunteers that are prospective donors, board members, or other high level assets;
  • Conduct himself/herself in a professional and ethical manner and adhere to all APCH policies at all times;
  • Conduct ongoing research into best practices in the sector and bring those to supervisor for possible implementation;
  • Maintain corporate partnership relationships via excellent customer service;
  • Generate professional correspondence to partners and volunteers; and
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Computer Skills (Microsoft Office, Adobe, Typing, Databases, etc.)
  • Public speaking

Education/Training/Experience

  • Bachelor of Arts or equivalent
  • Two years’ experience in coordinating and/or managing volunteers

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Walking, standing required on daily basis
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of employees and clients
  • Must be available to work some weekends and/or evening hours
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH alumnus
  • Background screening required

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break starting on December 24th and ending on the first weekday following January 1st
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fundraisers, etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community/holiday events
  • Free staff lunch about 95% of the time
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “Volunteer Coordinator” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community. Under the direction of the Education Program Lead, the Math Tutor will provide support and assistance to our Teen and Young Adults in Mathematics.

To perform this important job successfully, the Academic Aide must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continued growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Math Tutor

Department:

Education Services

Reports to:

Education Services Program Lead

Hours:

Part-time, 20 hours per week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and implement engaging one-on-one and small group tutoring sessions for teen members and entry-level college students in areas of high school and introductory college-level mathematics, which includes but is not limited to Beginning Algebra, Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, through Calculus, Statistics, or other areas of theoretical or applied mathematics
  • Tutor members individually or in scheduled group study sessions to review principles, solve problems, and review for tests, while modeling effective learning techniques and academic persistence
  • Provide classroom management and maintain accurate tutoring records according to departmental or agency needs
  • Communicate with staff instructors and High School Pathways Coordinator to identify and best meet the academic and/or learning needs of each member, assisting with the tracking of members’ academic process
  • Assist with the case management and tracking of members’ academic progress, ensuring that members are on track to graduate from high school and have the option of going to college
  • Assist with the tracking of members’ graduation, A-G, and other high school completion requirements as determined by state and local guidelines
  • Under the direction of the College Pathways Coordinator, facilitate and/or assist with Summer Intensive
  • Facilitate and/or assist with SAT/ACT Prep course recruitment and planning
  • Assist students in identifying school resources to ensure academic and personal success
  • Assist students in developing individual academic plans and transition plans to college
  • Identify members’ academic needs and work closely with them to develop or maintain essential academic skills, such as learning techniques, positive study habits and study skills

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in related field
  • Experience working with teen and young adult population

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in chaotic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of colleagues and clients
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH Alumnus

BENEFITS

  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fund raisers, and etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Fun community events
  • Free staff lunch most work days

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “Math Tutor” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. Under the direction of the Director of Operations and Finance Director, the Senior Accountant is responsible for maintaining and managing all of the agency’s accounting functions. The Senior Accountant is also responsible for providing support to the Finance Director to ensure that all financial and accounting functions are completed in a timely manner with a very high degree of accuracy.

To perform this important job successfully, the Senior Accountant must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Senior Accountant

Department:

Operations: Accounting

Reports to:

Director of Operations & Finance Director

FSLA Status:

Exempt

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages the accounting functions including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivables, fixed assets, depreciation schedule, prepaid schedules, and allocation of administrative overhead expenses.
  • Assists with developing and maintaining adequate fiscal internal controls by keeping process records and documentation and alerts the Finance Director of possible deficiencies or areas for improvement
  • Maintains and updates APCH’s chart of accounts.
  • Tracks and monitors expense receipts and proper expense allocations across multiple departments.
  • Prepares accurate payroll journal entries and/or adjustments, and employee benefits activities, as well as helps streamline all aspects of payroll booking and record keeping with the assistance of the Bookkeeper, and in concert with the Human Resources Coordinator.
  • Reviews and processes all cash and credit disbursements by setting up proper approval rules in line with current internal controls.
  • Establishes a month-end accounting calendar to ensure the proper end of month closing activities.
  • Conducts month end close of all General Ledger accounts.
  • Records adjusting and reclassification journal entries.
  • Provides support in the accounts payable and receivables functions to the Bookkeeper.
  • Prepares regular financial reports for administrative and board leadership (monthly reports, fundraising event reports, grant reports, capital budget reports).
  • Prepares ad hoc reports as requested by management.
  • Responsible for daily deposits of donor contributions including cash, checks, credit card, and EFT’s into the Agency’s operating and capital bank accounts.
  • Batches and records daily donor contributions in Salesforce.
  • Oversees the tracking and reporting on financial transactions and progress in relation to approved budget and alerts the Finance Director of areas of concern.
  • With the help from Bookkeeper completes bank, credit card, and investment account reconciliations and cash balance statements.
  • Helps reconcile billings to program reports and balance sheet accounts.
  • Maintains accounting files, records, documentation (up-to-date files, archiving, ensuring confidentiality, etc.).
  • Corresponds with third parties vendors about accounts payables, banking officials, and donors.
  • Performs data entry for approved journal entries, including payroll.
  • Participates in special finance/accounting projects as assigned by Finance Director.
  • Under the direction of the Finance Director gathers and prepares schedules for annual audit and 990 preparation.
  • Works as directed in support of the Finance Director.
  • Works with Bookkeeper to realize savings from vendors, achieving greater spending efficiencies

Other Responsibilities

  • Provides excellent customer service to staff, vendors and 3rd parties
  • Be curious and committed to professional improvement and growth
  • Regular attendance, accountability and punctuality with regard to work meetings and commitments
  • Detail-oriented and able to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Personal qualities of integrity, honesty and discretion
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in accounting. Master’s degree a plus.
  • Five years’ experience as a lead accountant in a nonprofit organization, preferably with a budget of $3 million dollars or larger
  • Knowledge of best practices in non-profit accounting
  • 10-key proficiency
  • Knowledge of GAAP for Not-for-Profit organizations
  • Extensive knowledge of functional expense allocations
  • Mac and PC literate
  • Proficiency with The Financial Edge or other fund accounting software
  • Familiarity with donor databases. Experience using Salesforce preferred
  • Advanced level of Excel including vlookups and pivot tables

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a chaotic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Walking, standing required on daily basis
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of employees, vendors, auditors, donors, and other stakeholders
  • Tenacity, grit and the ability to take initiative and get things done with eagerness to go above and beyond and do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH Alumnus

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fund raisers, and etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community events
  • Free staff lunch most work days
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “Senior Accountant” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with high energy and a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people in Los Angeles. Under the direction of the Educational Services Program Lead, the Academic Aide will provide support and assistance to the Ed Services team and be at the front-line for member safety and well-being. The Academic Aide will translate mission, policy and REACH practice into direct application for members.

To perform this important job successfully, the Academic Aide must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Elementary Academic Aide

Department:

Education Services

Reports to:

Program Lead

FLSA Status:

Part-Time

Hours:

20 hours per week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with staff instructors and ESPL to identify and best meet the needs of each member
  • Monitor and report academic progress of members to instructors and ESPL
  • Provide homework assistance
  • Work one on one and in small groups (3-4) with members in elementary grades
  • Track attendance
  • Address student behavior appropriately and following the approach adopted by the agency
  • Complete administrative duties as assigned and execute in a timely manner
  • Assist with the supervision of members during program hours
  • Attend all required program meetings and professional development
  • Serve as a mentor and role model for members
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Professionalism
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Mission-Driven
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • AA Degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • 1 year experience working in academic classroom setting
  • 1 year experience working with at risk youth
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in chaotic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of colleagues and clients
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH Alumnus

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fund raisers, and etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community events
  • Free staff lunch most work days
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “Academic Aide” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community. Under the direction of the Theater Lead and the Associate Director of Arts & Creative Expression, the Theater Program Aide will provide support and assistance and be at the front-line for member safety and well-being. The Theater Program Aide assists the Theater Lead in the development, preparation, and implementation of theater activities for APCH members and the community.

To perform this important job successfully, the Theater Program Aide must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Theater Program Aide

Department:

Arts and Creative Expression

Reports to:

Theater Lead

FLSA Status:

Non-exempt

Hours:

35 hours per week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work under the Theater Lead to successfully implement relevant goals outlined in the organization’s Strategic Plan
  • Assist in developing/planning program work plans, monitoring program progress, and regularly reporting updates on program activities
  • Develop relationships in the neighborhood and arts community to cultivate resources

Instruction

  • Assist with researching and developing class curriculum, collateral, schedules, field trips, guest instructors, class projects and productions, etc. for different age groups at APCH
  • Facilitate theater classes including Acting, Voice and Movement, Styles and/or area of expertise
  • Facilitate theater tech classes in your area of expertise. Possible subjects include carpentry, lighting design and technology, sound design and engineering, set and scenic design, scenic painting, prop making, stage management, costume crafts
  • Explore and utilize relevant and appropriate content (plays, monologues, poems, etc.) for classes and productions
  • Collaborate with APCH Music, Art, Digital Media, Dance and Social Enterprise/Entrepreneurship departments to support multidisciplinary rehearsals, performances and shows
  • Track attendance using the KidTrax database
  • Prepare and submit reports and provide input for Strategic Plan
  • Address student behavior appropriately and follow intervention and support approaches adopted by the agency
  • Communicate with parents and school teachers as partners in the education of our members
  • Complete administrative duties as assigned and execute in a timely manner
  • Assist with the supervision of members during program hours, special events and field trips
  • Serve as a mentor and role model for members
  • Develop and foster relationships with external organizations and community partners to allow members to engage with expanded opportunities for exposure, training, production, performance and career development

Theater Tech

  • Assist with maintenance of the Bridge Theater Facility, including backstage and A/V Control Room and all equipment
  • Coordinate and execute monthly Open Mic Nights
  • Organize the setup, design and execution of lighting and sound equipment
  • Operate sound, lighting and other effects during performances and events, as directed by the agency
  • Help furnish rehearsals with appropriate lighting, sound and scenery as needed
  • Promote a culture of safety
  • Attend production meetings and regular technical department meetings as required
  • Provide basic training of equipment to staff
  • Ensure the theater and lobby areas are maintained
  • Assist with facilitation of the use of The Bridge Theater, including scheduling, collaborating with Facilities, Security, Operations, Social Enterprise/Entrepreneurship and Communications departments and staff, as well as guest artists, productions and community partners

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • Experience and expertise in teaching theater classes in at least two disciplines (acting, tech, movement, voice etc.)
  • Experience and expertise in teaching teens or younger
  • Experience running a variety of events
  • Experience in managing a small theater or being an active member of a theater company
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts and/or Production, or Equivalent Experience
  • 1 year experience working in elementary through high school theater instruction and production environments – theater company experience may suffice
  • Familiarity and interest in community outreach, promotions and marketing
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 40 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends when necessary
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must work well with diverse populations of colleagues and constituents
  • Must have a patient and positive demeanor
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH alumnus

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fund raisers, and etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community events
  • Free staff lunch most work days
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “Theater Aide” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community. Under the direction of the Associate Director of Counseling Services, the Case Manager I develops and implements Individual Program Plans for youth (ages 8 – 20).  The Case Manager is responsible for connecting youth and family members to resources, ensuring case plans are met, and facilitating groups.

To perform this important job successfully, the Case Manager I must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Job Title:

Case Manager I

Department:

Counseling

Reports to:

Associate Director of Counseling Services

Hours:

Non-Exempt/40 hours per week

  • Respond to internal referrals for counseling clients
  • Track case plans and submit reports (including written case studies)
  • Create Individual Program Plans (IPP’s) and provide follow-up support to ensure they are carried out as designed
  • Manages case load (case management) between 25 – 50 clients (Depends upon the need level of the cases, some cases are simply following up on IPP’s)
  • Collaborate with outside organizations to identify resources and build and maintain referral base for direct connect
  • Provide referrals to resources and services both internally and externally
  • Facilitate group sessions for parents and youth (various topics)
  • Complete administrative work (filing, tracking program and participants, client case notes, preparing reports, etc.)
  • Advocate for members and families (i.e. school, court, public assistance, when appropriate)
  • Manage daily food distribution and other goods to families in need
  • Facilitate crisis intervention as needed for members and families within programs
  • Develop, Manage, and Facilitate Adopt-a-Family program (year round and holiday version) (Includes family assessment, tracking and reporting donations, and follow-up)
  • Order office and department supplies and monitor inventory
  • Prepare department correspondence (i.e. notifications to parents, flyers, etc.)
  • Schedule appointments and staff meetings
  • Translate for counseling sessions and meetings when necessary

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission-Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • Bi-lingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish required
  • Degree: B.A. degree in social services, psychology or related field
  • 2 years experience as case manager with knowledge of available resources in Los Angeles
  • 2 years experience with youth population (Elementary – High School)

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of colleagues and clients
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH alumnus

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fund raisers, and etc.
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community/holiday events
  • Free staff lunch 95% of the time
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to [email protected] and use “Case Manager” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.

Open Independent Contractor Positions

APCH is seeking a Game Design/Web Design Instructor to teach youth classes, ages 8 – 16, afternoons from 4:30pm-6:30pm, effective for the fall semester 2018. The Game Design/Web Design Instructor will work as an Independent Contractor under the direction of the Associate Program Director Arts & Creative Expression. The Game Design/Web Design Instructor must be creative, enthusiastic, willing to work in a chaotic environment, enjoy working with children, have a positive attitude and work in accordance with APCH’s mission.

Job Title:

Game Design/Web Design Instructor

FLSA Status:

Independent Contractor

Rate:

$75/Workshop

Game Design

  • Requires knowledge and/or experience in:
    • Unity3D game development environment
    • Basic principles of coding
    • Gaming, especially multiplayer

Web Design

  • Requires knowledge and/or experience in:
    • Basic HTML/CSS
    • Photoshop
    • Online code consoles (i.e. Jsfiddle)

Days and Hours:

  • Game Design, Mondays 4:30-6:30pm (Teens) (2 workshops)
  • Web Design, Tuesdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm (Elementary)/ 5:30pm-6:30pm (Middle School)

Required experience

  • Instruction: 1 year
  • Experience in teaching/working at a community/youth center or educational environment
  • The desire to work with underserved children/non-profit environment

HOW TO APPLY

If interested, please send your resume to Jewel Delegall at [email protected]. (E-mail submission only/No phone inquiries).

APCH Visual Art Department is seeking a Comic Art and Illustration Instructor to teach youth classes, ages 8-11, afternoons from 4:30-6:30 pm, effective for the spring semester 2019. The Comic Art and Illustration Instructor will work as an independent contractor under the Visual Art and Digital Media Lead. The Comic Art and Illustration Instructor is expected to teach the fundamentals of visual storytelling, character design, dialogue, and composition as well as present a finished product or book by semester’s end.

The Comic Art and Illustration Instructor must be creative, enthusiastic, willing to work in a dynamic and creative environment, enjoy working with children, have a positive attitude, and work in accordance to APCH’s mission.

Job Title:

Comic Art and Illustration Instructor

FLSA Status:

Independent Contractor

Technical and Performance Skills

Has advanced fundamental knowledge in:

  • Storytelling
  • Drawing
  • Inking
  • Color Theory or Colorist
  • Dialogue
  • Perspective
  • Anatomy

Days and Hours:

  • Comic Art and Illustration, Mondays 4:30-5:30 (Class 1), 5:30-6:30 (Class 2) 2 Elementary classes.

Required experience

  • Instruction: 1 Year
  • Experience teaching/working at a community/youth center or educational environment

HOW TO APPLY

If interested, please send your resume to Bernyce Talley at [email protected]

APCH Visual Art Department is seeking a Teen Photography Instructor to teach youth classes, ages 14-19, Monday afternoons from 4:30-6:30 pm, effective for the spring semester 2019. The Teen Photography Instructor will work as an independent contractor under the Visual Art and Digital Media Department. The Teen Photography Instructor is expected to teach aperture, depth of field, aspect ratio, exposure, long exposure, focal length, focus, shutter speed, and more.

The Teen Photography Instructor must be creative, enthusiastic, willing to work in a dynamic and creative environment, enjoy working with children, have a positive attitude, and work in accordance to APCH’s mission.

Job Title:

Comic Art and Illustration Instructor

FLSA Status:

Independent Contractor

Technical and Performance Skills

Has advanced fundamental knowledge in:

  • Technical Photography Skills
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Lighting Design
  • Concept and Portfolio Development

Days and Hours:

  • Monday afternoons from 4:30-6:30 pm.

Required experience

  • Instruction: 1 Year
  • Experience teaching/working at a community/youth center or educational environment

HOW TO APPLY

If interested, please send your resume to Bernyce Talley at [email protected]

A Place Called Home provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy), gender expression, gender identity or sexual orientation, military and veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship national origin, age, physical and/or mental disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Background screening required.

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