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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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Open Independent Contractor Positions

APCH Digital Medial Department is seeking a Creative Computer Literacy Instructor to teach youth classes, ages 8-13, Tuesday afternoons from 4:30-6:30 pm, effective for the Spring semester 2020. The Creative Computer Literacy Instructor will work as an independent contractor under the Visual Art & Digital Media Senior Lead. The Creative Computer Literacy Instructor is expected to teach practical computer skills covering: internet safety, computer basics, keyboarding, file organization, etc.. in order to prepare youth to use creative applications (Adobe Rush, Photoshop Express, etc..)

The Creative Computer Literacy Instructor must be patient, 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

Fundamental knowledge :

  • Mac OS
  • Adobe Photoshop/ Express
  • Adobe Premiere/Rush
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Classroom Management
  • Computer literacy

Required experience

  • Instruction: 1 year
  • Experience in 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]. (E-mail submission only/No phone inquiries).

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 Educational Services Department is seeking an Instructor to teach youth classes, ages 14-15 (9th grade), on Tuesday afternoons from 4:30-6:30 pm, effective immediately for the fall semester 2019. The Bridge to Success Instructor will work as an independent contractor under the Educational Services Sr. Lead. The Bridge to Success instructor is expected to teach study skills and learning strategies that include, but are not limited to organization, time management, memorization techniques, effective reading techniques, effective note taking, research methods, problem solving and test taking strategies. The Bridge to Success Instructor must be organized, prepared, flexible, creative, enthusiastic, willing to work in a dynamic and creative environment, enjoy working with teens, have a positive attitude, and work in accordance to APCH’s mission

Job Title:

Bridge to Success Instructor

FLSA Status:

Independent Contractor

Rate:

$100/Workshop

Requires Knowledge

  • Requires knowledge and/or experience in:
    • Learning Strategies
    • Study skills
    • Note taking
    • Classroom management
    • Critical thinking
    • Time management
    • Effective reading
    • Research methods
    • Problem solving

Days and Hours:

  • Tuesdays 4:30-6:30pm (Teens) (1 workshops)

Required experience :

  • B.A. (other training and/or experience may substitute)
  • Instruction: 1 year
  • Experience in teaching/working at a community/youth center or educational environment
  • Desire to work with underserved teens/non-profit environment

EEO :

  • Background screening required

HOW TO APPLY

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

Open Internship 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. The Communications & Marketing Intern 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. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and have the required technical skills. The ideal candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of employees and our constituents. We ask all interns to take ownership of their work and achieve the highest standards of quality. All interns 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 intern 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.

Job Title:

Communications & Marketing Intern

FLSA Status:

Up to 20 hours or 2-3 days per week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction of the Communications & Marketing Manager, the Communications & Marketing Intern will meet the following requirements and perform the following duties:

  • Write media content, including one blog post, one press release and one media alert
  • Photograph and video record programs and events
  • Create social media posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Create social media reports
  • Assist with marketing email contact management
  • Assist in day-to-day marketing operations
  • Basic administrative responsibilities

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, journalism or public relations

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in dynamic, high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Walking, standing, physical activity required on daily basis
  • Lift up to 25 pounds regularly
  • Speech and hearing within normal ranges; speech clarity sufficient for standard face to face and telephone communications

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Strong writing ability – writing test required
  • Knowledge of Associated Press style preferred
  • Proficiency with Google Docs and Google Sheets
  • Minimum of basic Excel skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and self-manage
  • Strong creative-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starting, proactive attitude
  • Ability to keep up with trends and post across multiple platforms daily
  • A passion for the arts and social media is a plus
  • Have an understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube
  • Be extremely computer/internet savvy
  • Having a keen eye for graphic design is a plus
  • Candidates should have reliable transportation

Additional Information

  • Must work well with diverse populations of employees and clients
  • College credit required, internship is unpaid
  • Schedule will be up to 20 hours or two to three days per week

HOW TO APPLY

If interested, please send a resume, cover letter explaining your interest in the internship and writing sample of no more than 500 words (press release, article, blog post, or other marketing content) to [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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