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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!

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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.

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 Higher Education Performance Lead, the Higher Education Performance Coordinator implements program and agency goals, REACH objectives, agency best practices, and program efficiencies. The Coordinator provides key support in programming application and policy and provides support in developing a work and/or college plan with college age members.

The Higher Education Performance Coordinator will work closely with the Higher Education Performance Lead to ensure the successful transition of members to and through college. Through direct service and academic advising, the Higher Education Performance Coordinator is responsible for developing work and/or college plans with college-aged members, collaborating and/or facilitating college fairs, college preparation courses, professional development seminars and other programmatic functions to enhance the growth of our youth transitioning to and through college and into the work world.

To perform this important job successfully, the Higher Education Performance 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:

Higher Education Performance Coordinator

Department:

Teen and Young Adult Services

Reports to:

Higher Education Performance Lead

Hours:

Non-Exempt/40 hours per week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • CASE MANAGEMENT:
  • Manage a caseload of scholarship recipients to provide academic guidance and create individualized academic plans that promote college graduation in 5 years or less
  • Monitor scholarship recipients and college-age members’ progress during regular quarter/semester check-ins
  • Assist college-age students in developing individual 2-4 year college academic plans and transition plans while maintaining accurate records and case notes for scholars on caseload
  • Work with scholar recipients who are not in good standing and create individualized academic plans to achieve and maintain good standing (2.5 GPA) with the scholarship program and their higher educational institution
  • Collaborate closely with High School Performance Coordinator to develop outcomes and individualized plans for senior members transitioning out of high school
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports on students’ progress and participation of those who have received academic services and referral
  • Participate in trainings and professional development provided by APCH and external partners to better assist scholars in successfully obtaining their intended degree
  • Provide and facilitate referrals to internal and external resources to members and scholarship recipients to support their academic endeavors
  • Serve as liaison with Counseling Department on a weekly basis by attending and participating in weekly Case Conference meetings
  • Utilize family wraparound model and ensure services are consistent in delivery with overall services
  • DIRECT SERVICE:
  • Collaborate with program managers to advise students on post high school graduation plans
  • Support program staff with student evaluations and career assessments to inform future planning
  • Assist interested members with applying to colleges and/or vocational programs
  • Assist with the development and coordination of member field trips to include college and career exposure tours that will help guide future planning
  • Work with program leads to coordinate and facilitate of the Spring and Summer Intensive Programs for scholarship recipients including scheduling and facilitating classes, coordinating guest instructors, speakers, curriculum development, and other logistics as needed
  • Assist in the coordination of college readiness and financial aid workshops for members and parents
  • Coordinate professional development workshops for scholars geared towards successful college planning, skill development, social competency and career learning/training opportunities
  • Collaborate with onsite educational partners to identify and assist members in applying for college/trade schools
  • Support the scholarship program with the execution of special events such as the annual scholarship luncheon, interview day, college announcement day and other events as needed
  • Collaborate with Program Director and Higher Education Performance Lead to develop new program components for members transitioning into higher education and college-aged members
  • OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist with all administrative duties that are assigned and execute in a timely manner
  • Assist students with completion of their Financial Aid applications (e.g. FAFSA, Dream Act, and GPA verification form)
  • Assist with the supervision of members during program hours, special events and field trips
  • Assist members with homework, applications, research papers, essays, and resumes/cover letters as needed
  • Serve as a mentor and role model for members
  • Attend all required program and department meetings
  • Assist with all agency events as required
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • Assist with supervision of the space and serve as a mentor at all times
  • 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 in Social Work, Human Services, or equivalent in related field
  • Two years experience working in youth program development
  • Experience working with youth on a case management, 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

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 “Performance 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 Associate Program Director, the Social Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Coordinator (SEEC) implements program and agency goals, REACH objectives, agency best practices, and program efficiencies. The SEEC be responsible for implementing and teaching a business model at APCH that will offer opportunities for APCH members to develop creative, vocational and entrepreneurial skills and learn about, explore and participate in APCH-centric business and commercial ventures. The program will identify mission-related opportunities for different program departments to bring services and/or products to market for commerce.

To perform this important job successfully, the Social Enterprise & Entrepreneurship 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. 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:

Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Coordinator

Department:

Agency Wide

Reports to:

Associate Program Director: Membership, Education & Wellness

FLSA Status/Hours:

Up to 40 hours/week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT:
  • Research and create lesson plans including basic business and social enterprise theory using best practices and assessing curriculum at comparable organizations and in the sector overall
  • Recommend and implement policies, standards and practices for APCH social enterprise
  • Collaborate across programs, in cooperation with Associate Program Director’s leadership  and department heads
  • PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION:
  • Recruit members to participate in program
  • Conduct internal and external market research to identify best products and services to develop for market
  • Generate budget(s) and identify needed materials, resources, partnerships
  • Develop products/services
  • Beta test products/service prototype(s)
  • Launch products/services
  • Track/assess products/services reception/success
  • Recommend which products/services can/should be continuing
  • Refine products/services
  • Interface with APCH Vocation & Career Pathways program
  • Create and execute program with all departments at APCH and meet with relevant staff
  • Prioritize, plan and execute collaboration with selected APCH departments to develop products
  • Research and prepare lesson plans, collateral, schedules, field trips, guest instructors, class projects and productions, etc. for different age groups and departments at APCH
  • Schedule, facilitate and lead regular class meetings
  • Explore and utilize relevant and appropriate content for classes and product development
  • Develop and foster relationships and partnerships with external organizations, companies and community partners to expand opportunities for exposure, training, production, marketing, delivery, etc.
  • Maintain online STORE and work with students to service the sales generated by the store, including preparing and shipping products and Subscription Boxes,
  • Work with students to promote and “bring products to market,” including at APCH events and placement with local retailers
  • OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work under the supervision of the Associate Program Director and Program Directors to successfully implement goals outlined in the job description and the organization’s Strategic Plan
  • Work with Associate Program Director and executive support to create a long term strategic plan for the SEE
  • Assist in developing/planning program work plans, monitoring program progress, and regularly reporting updates on program activities
  • Develop and maintain relationships within the community and sector to cultivate resources
  • Attend all required program meetings (department meetings, check-in with supervisor(s), etc.) and attend outside meetings and events related to program needs and development
  • Prepare and submit all paperwork in a timely manner (monthly reports, assessments, etc.)
  • Work with Operations and Accounting department, ensure program operations remain compliant with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Lead and contribute to ongoing development of program elements and policies
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • 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

  • Bachelors Degree in Business or equivalent experience
  • Two years’ experience in instruction environments
  • Experience teaching youth from 8-21 years old
  • Familiarity with community outreach, promotions and marketing
  • Cultural competence

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
  • Strong knowledge of the creative, technical, business and marketing aspects of running a small innovative business; and will understand the importance of developing entrepreneurship and business skills for the young people APCH serves.
  • 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 “SEE 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 TYAS Programs and Chief of Staff, the Associate Program Director will have complete budgetary oversight and will be the direct line of communication between senior management and line staff. The APD will be responsible for managing staffing needs and performance evaluations. The APD is an energetic organizer, competent administrator, and creative program planner committed to inspiring our population’s capacity towards self-reliance, positive, non-prejudicial and nonviolent interaction with peers, teachers, and adults, and to make a positive difference at APCH, in their communities and in the world.

To perform this important job successfully, the Associate Program Director 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:

Associate Program Director – Teens & Young Adults

Department:

Teens & Young Adult Services

Reports to:

Director, TYAS Programs & Chief of Staff

Hours:

Exempt

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Programs & Services Oversight:
  • Adhere to and promote REACH values in accordance with APCH behavioral policies
  • Recruit, screen, train, and supervise TYAS department staff
  • Manage on-going programs and develop new initiatives and opportunities in alignment with the mission and strategic plan for APCH (Including but not limited to: College Readiness, Higher Education Scholarships, Career Exploration and Vocational Training Programs (PREP), Youth Mentoring and Life Skills Development (Girl Power, Journey (Male program)), Financial Literacy, Community Action (Civics Education and Service Projects), College Preparation (SAT Preparation, College tours, Summer Intensives), Internship and Employment Development (Intern Supervision, Career Days), Cultural and Educational field trips and Social and Recreational activities)
  • Facilitate the implementation of new program initiatives including: Speaker Series, Community Service activities, International Exchange programs, Workshop series, and Parent involvement projects
  • Management Responsibilities:
  • Be an APCH ambassador at all times with staff, members and guests.
  • Organize and plan department schedules (calendar) in conjunction with APCH Programs & events; schedule on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Interact and share resources with all APCH departments and the RISE High school at APCH program on campus and other LAUSD high schools in the community
  • Recruit teens for participation in Teen Programs
  • Provide one-on-one support to challenged and Opportunity youth, and direct each to appropriate resources and programs
  • Conduct student evaluations and track progress/effectiveness of all program components
  • Develop a “bridge-out” process for members to transition out of APCH
  • Create/Coordinate and maintain the official APCH Alumnae Program for APCH graduates
  • Collaborate with community-at-large to develop relationships and partnerships with other organizations
  • Create and manage department budget in collaboration with the Director of Programs
  • Create documentation, reports and information as necessary
  • Assist APCH team in enhancing and enforcing overall APCH policies and procedures
  • Submit monthly and as needed reports to Director of Programs
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Connect with parents of students to discuss progress, concerns, and keep them informed
  • Collaborate with APCH Counseling and Education Services departments to monitor and refer members who may need additional academic support and/or counseling
  • Evaluate and maintain student progress in social, academic, and life skills development
  • Facilitate teen involvement in agency programs and activities
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director and/or Chief of Staff

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

  • B.A. Degree in Social Services or similar field
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience working with youth (ages 14 – 21)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing a department staff minimum of 2 employees

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

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, 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

Qualified candidates, please email resume, cover letter to Human Resources at [email protected]. Please include all documents as one pdf file and use “TYAS AD” 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.

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.

Please let us know if you are an APCH alumnus.

Background screening required.

A Place Called Home is seeking a dedicated Instructional Coordinator. Under the direction of the Educational Services Program Lead, the Education Services Instructional Coordinator implements program and agency goals, REACH objectives and agency best practices and program efficiencies. The Instructional Coordinator holds the primary responsibility to develop, prepare and implement hands-on, skills based activities for members in 2nd-8th grades in the areas of Math and Sciences.

To perform this important job successfully, the Instructional 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:

Instructional Coordinator-Math & Sciences

Department:

Ed Services

Reports to:

Ed Services Program Lead

Hours:

35 hours

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, prepare, implement engaging, hands-on academic lesson plans for members in  2nd-8th grade
  • Develop, prepare, implement engaging classes with non-academic content for members in 2nd-8th grades
  • Collaborate to develop an academic curriculum aligned with M.A.P./ State Standards
  • Monitor and report academic progress in class and through school report card grades
  • Assist with the implementation of M.A.P. (Measures of Academic Progress) assessment
  • Provide homework assistance
  • Track attendance using the KidTrax database
  • Prepare and submit reports and provide input for Strategic Plan
  • Attend all required program meetings and professional development
  • Address student behavior appropriately and follow the approach 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
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Technical and Performance 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 in Education, Math, or Sciences Preferred
  • Two years experience working in an academic classroom setting
  • Two years working with at-risk youth

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

  • 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

Qualified candidates, please email resume, cover letter to Human Resources at [email protected]. Please include all documents as one pdf file and use “Instructional 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.

EEO

Background screening required/Relevant skills assessment required during screening.

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 a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. To perform this important job successfully, the Health Care 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:

Health Care Aide

Department:

Counseling

Reports to:

Associate Director of Counseling

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

20 hours per week (40 hours during the summer)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administrate first aid for minor injuries
  • Document all injuries and care rendered – maintain medical log, complete incident forms for injuries when required
  • Review all Incident/Accident Reports to identify ways to prevent and reduce incidents, accident and injuries
  • Notify staff of health problems and concerns and respond to questions related to student’s health
  • Confer with parents about special problems and needs of their children when necessary
  • Examine members for lice or general problems when necessary
  • Confer with APCH staff on making decisions on members about participation in activities per their health needs
  • Prepare, maintain and replenish first aid kits for various on-site locations and off campus trips
  • Inventory supplies at beginning and end of summer semester and reorder as needed
  • Communicates necessary medical information in a timely manner to appropriate APCH personnel, parents/guardians while maintaining confidentiality
  • 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 English and Spanish Required
  • Flexibility
  • Mission-Driven
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Strong Organizational Skills

Education/Training/Experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 1 year experience in health care field
  • Current certification in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) & Basic First Aid
  • 1 year experience working with youth
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) Required

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in chaotic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Walking, sitting, standing required on a daily basis
  • Lift up to 30 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of colleagues and clients
  • Able to work some evenings and/or weekends for Agency and/or department events
  • 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 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.
  • JEP-Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program
  • 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 “APCH Nurse” in the subject line. (E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries)

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.

Looking for a summer job with real-world impact?! Join our team! A Place Called Home is a premier youth-serving nonprofit organization in Los Angeles. We are looking for energetic and creative camp counselors for our summer programming. If you want to be a teacher, dancer, musician, chef, counselor, artist or athlete we have programs in all these areas and more.  You will also learn how you can truly make a difference with a career in non-profit organizations.  Join us and help empower and inspire youth in the south central community!

A Place Called Home (APCH) is a dynamic, non-profit youth and community providing a safe, nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education and wellness for young people to help them improve their economic conditions and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives.              

Summary

Our Summer Camp Aides are responsible for assisting with facilitation of recreational activities, coordinating and chaperoning field trips, supporting meal service, and providing member supervision in various departments as needed during our summer programming scheduled between 06/03/19-08/02/19.

To perform this important job successfully, the Summer Camp 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:

Summer Camp Aide

Department:

Varies

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt; Full-Time/Temporary

Rate:

$14.25/hour

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise members during activities, free play, and field trips
  • Engage members through facilitation of games and activities
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety in family room, playground, hallways, and general areas
  • Enhance and enforce APCH policies and procedures
  • Assure that equipment and supplies are held in safekeeping and maintained in workable fashion
  • Track attendance
  • Prepare permission slips and recruit members for participation in field trips
  • Support programs with administrative projects (phone calls to parents, filing, permission slip collection and management, etc.)
  • Mentor through actions and behavior in observing dress code, language, and team support
  • Other duties may be assigned

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Basic Computer Literacy (Microsoft Office)
  • Classroom Management Skills
  • Ability to work with children and teenagers

Education/Training/Experience

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent required
  • Experience working with youth preferred

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Walking, standing, moving required on a daily basis
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally

Additional Information

  • Background screening required
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH Alumnus

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates, please email resume, cover letter to Human Resources at [email protected]. Please include all documents as one pdf file and use “Summer 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.

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.

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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