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The Assistance League of Los Angeles exists to turn despair into hope amongst LA’s most vulnerable population: children living in poverty. Our programs provide educational support, arts enrichment, quality preschool, school uniforms and supplies, and emergency clothing and supplies to foster children. The League helps remove barriers to education, helping disadvantaged kids stay in school so they may lead fulfilling, productive lives.  www.asssistanceleaguela.org

Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or .pdf format to HR@assistanceleaguela.org. The League is an equal opportunity employer. We want to have the best available persons in every job. The League prohibits discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, perceived medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.

1. Assistant to CRVC Program Manager (posted September 19, 2017)

Court Referred Volunteer Center (CRVC)

Primary location: 826 Cole Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (main office)

Overview of Position:

The Assistant to the CRVC Program Manager works in agency relations (AR) in the Court Referred Volunteer Center (CRVC) program. This position reports to the CRVC Program Manager (PM), and works directly with CRVC partner agencies and CRVC Referral Specialists and staff, where he/she responds to verification and other requests.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Verifies hours, signatures and other volunteer and agency information in a timely manner
  • Regularly updates and accurately maintains partner agency information in database and/or files
  • Supports CRVC Program Manager (PM) as needed, including processing agency applications, Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), insurance information, incident and accident reports, and verifying non-profit status
  • May assist PM with performing off-site agency visits and audits
  • May drive within Los Angeles County, following League mileage reimbursement guidelines
  • Maintains accurate and organized electronic and physical files
  • Assists PM with DUI and Morgue program coordination, including preparing class schedules, coordinating class venue and/or presenter, confirming participants and creating class roster, and notifying participants of any changes
  • Assists in copying and updating materials for classes
  • Working with calendar of availability, organizes upcoming schedule of classes and attendees
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships with partner agencies, supervisor, CRVC and League staff members and other program representatives
  • Maintains confidentiality of all CRVC clients and personnel records
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including assisting as CRVC Specialist, if needed

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum two years’ office/administrative/clerical experience including data entry required
  • Previous experience in a similar work environment or Criminal Justice education preferred

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Computer skills include proficiency with MS Office Suite, data entry, and using the Internet for research
  • Typing speed 40 wpm
  • Exercises professional verbal and written communications with supervisor, coworkers and clients
  • Must be organized, flexible, and detail-oriented
  • Analyzes facts, solves problems, makes decisions and exercises good judgment
  • Ability to work well independently and is a supportive team player
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s license, own transportation, a clean DMV record, and maintain valid automobile insurance at all times
  • Second language skills preferred, but not required

Starting Salary: $16.00/hour, 7.5 hours/day

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may have to drive. The employee may have to sit at his/her desk in front of the computer for periods of time and must be able to talk, speak and hear clearly. The employee frequently is required to use his/her hands and fingers to type on the computer, handle or feel equipment that is necessary to perform their duties. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, bend over, and reach with hands and arms.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or .pdf format to HR@assistanceleaguela.org. The League is an equal opportunity employer. We want to have the best available persons in every job. The League prohibits discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, perceived medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.

 

2. COURT REFERRED VOLUNTEER CENTER (CRVC) REFERRAL SPECIALIST (Posted August 1, 2017)

(Los Angeles, CA) – Full Time

Overview of Organization: The Assistance League of Los Angeles exists to turn despair into hope amongst LA’s most vulnerable population: children living in poverty. Our programs provide educational support, arts enrichment, quality preschool, school uniforms and supplies, and emergency clothing and supplies to foster children. The League helps remove barriers to education, helping disadvantaged kids stay in school so they may lead fulfilling, productive lives. www.assistanceleaguela.org

Court Referred Volunteer Center (CRVC), an agency of the Assistance League, is responsible for helping Los Angeles nonprofit and public agencies recruit and manage the volunteers they need to successfully deliver on their missions. The CRVC program, which places more than 50,000 court-ordered volunteers with over 350 agencies every year, is currently recruiting a CRVC Referral Specialist. This position in located in Los Angeles, California, and will be required to work in other locations as needed.

Overview of Position: This position will refer Court-Referred Volunteers (CRV) to participating non-profit organizations throughout the Los Angeles area, where they perform court-ordered work assignments. This position is also responsible for maintaining a positive working relationship with other Court Referred Volunteer Center (CRVC) staff, court personnel, and outside contacts.

Essential Job Responsibilities: -Interviews Court Referred Volunteers (CRV) and maintains control of interview process. -Ensures CRV referrals are consistent with court orders. -Maintains accurate CRVC information in client files. -Performs daily inspections of own CRVC intake work. -Maintains confidentiality of CRVC staff and client records. -Reconciles client intake fees collected and transaction records. -Maintains business attire suitable for Court environment. -Answers phones and performs various clerical duties. -Attends CRVC meetings as required. -Provides coverage in various satellite office locations as needed. -Treats all clients equally and with dignity and respect. -Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements: -Valid California Driver’s License. -Have own transportation and a clean DMV record. -Must successfully pass background check. -Valid/Current Automobile Insurance. -Enthusiastic team player. -Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. -Solid inter-personal communication skills. -Ability to work independently.

Education and Experience: -Two years of college or equivalent in office experience. -Customer Service and clerical/office experience. -Demonstrated experience working within a multi-task environment. -Proficient Spanish speaking/writing a plus. -Cash-handling experience in service-oriented environment an asset.

How to apply: Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or .pdf format to HR@assistanceleaguela.org. The League is an equal opportunity employer. We want to have the best available persons in every job. The League prohibits discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, perceived medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.

Salary: $14.00 /hour

Required language:

  • Spanish

 

3. FULL TIME PRESCHOOL TEACHER (Posted October 27, 2017)

Primary Location:  5436 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Essential Job Responsibilities :

  • Develop an age-appropriate curriculum that focuses on the needs of each child in accordance with State Department of Education, Child Development Division and Desired Results standards
  • Direct activities of the teaching team/teacher’s assistants under your supervision
  • Actively supervise children in your care in the classroom, on the playground and during other class activities at all times. Teaching staff supervise children primarily by sight. Supervision for short intervals by sound is permissible as long as teachers check frequently on children who are out of sight: quiet area, nap time, outdoors, restroom, dramatic play area, library, writing table, block area, hallways and sick room
  • Set up children’s portfolio system for organizing children’s observations and forms of evidence and documentation
  • Maintain records of each child’s progress, development and behavior for periodic reports to parents
  • Submit a monthly lesson plan based upon Desired Results standards
  • Maintain an attractive, safe, clean, orderly and happy classroom environment
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures
  • Provide weekly and monthly schedules of curriculum activities
  • Prepare and serve meals and snacks
  • Discuss all concerns regarding children, parents, co-workers or volunteers with the Programs Director or Director of Children’s Services
  • Assist in the development of appropriate curriculum activities which comply with Title 22, Title V, CACFP, ECERS and best practices
  • Attend mandatory CDE/CACFP training and meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience :

  • Six months work experience working with children in a preschool setting
  • Effective communication skills
  • California Teacher’s credential in Child Development or minimum of 24 Early Childhood Education units and continuing professional development
  • Minimum of one year of classroom teaching
  • Fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice, FBI, and Child Abuse Index
  • Health and Safety Certificate
  • Health clearance with proof of TB test and CPR/First Aid certification

Starting salary: $15.00/hour – Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and paid time off.

Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM (Must be flexible; hours can vary depending on children’s schedule)

Preschool is a year-round school. (Age range: 3-5)

How to apply: Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or .pdf format to HR@assistanceleaguela.org. The League is an equal opportunity employer. We want to have the best available persons in every job. The League prohibits discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, perceived medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.

 

4. DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT (posted November 1, 2017)

 

Overview of Organization: The Assistance League of Los Angeles exists to turn despair into hope amongst LA’s most vulnerable population: children living in poverty. Our programs provide educational support, arts enrichment, quality preschool, school uniforms and supplies, and emergency clothing and supplies to foster children. The League helps remove barriers to education, helping disadvantaged kids stay in school so they may lead fulfilling, productive lives. www.assistanceleaguela.org

Overview of Position: The Director of Development (DoD) serves as a key leadership team member and active participant in strategic decisions. Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, the DoD will design and implement a comprehensive development plan, establish external alliances and cultivate individual and philanthropic support. The DoD advances the League’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. The DoD has primary responsibility for major gifts, legacy gifts, special event fundraising, on-line/crowd source fundraising, and corporate/foundation support. The DoD will expand and diversify the League’s donor base/pipeline and work closely with League management to secure funding for new initiatives. In addition, the DoD will work closely with Board members as they take on a more active fundraising role.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in development
  • Experience supervising and managing staff
  • Proficiency in developing a major gift program and/or a legacy gift program
  • Familiarity working collaboratively with a Board of Directors

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute comprehensive strategic development plan
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations, with a focus on Planned Gifts
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
  • Works closely with CEO and others on Centennial Planning
  • Insure all donor cultivation and gifts received are put in the Donor Perfect database
  • Supervise and support staff responsible for data entry, tax acknowledgement letters, gift processing and other Development assignments
  • Oversee special events fundraising as needed
  • Works with staff, volunteers and board members to achieve funding goals and benchmarks
  • Support/promote community relations with neighbors, city officials and chamber of commerce
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Creative, self-motivated, team player, hard-working and loves the League’s programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in all fundraising areas: individual, corporate, foundation, legacy giving
  • Competency in securing major gifts of $5K+
  • Excellence in achieving goals
  • Strength with Development strategic planning and development campaigns
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with fundraising databases (Donor Perfect or Raiser’s Edge)
  • Strong interpersonal “team player” skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and oral/written communication skills

 

Compensation: Total compensation includes a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, and is commensurate with qualifications and experience

How to apply: Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or .pdf format to HR@assistanceleaguela.org. The League is an equal opportunity employer. We want to have the best available persons in every job. The League prohibits discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, perceived medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.