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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 children stay in school so they may lead fulfilling, productive lives.

Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or .pdf format to 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. DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT (posted November 1, 2017)
(primary location: 826 Cole Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90028 – main office)

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



  • 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


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




Overview of Position:

The CRVC Program Assistant 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


  • 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


$16.00/hour, 7.5 hours/day


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

Overview of Position:
As Receptionist, serves an integral role at the League by greeting, welcoming and directing all visitors and callers appropriately and professionally. Provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks including mail distribution and flow of correspondence. As Administrative Coordinator ensures a smooth flow of work and activities by completing given assignments. Assists in facilitating work and projects related to all areas of administration including executive assistance, membership, development, office management, accounting, and human resources.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
• Maintains safe and clean reception and visitor area by following office procedures
• Supports and maintains continuity with staff by communicating appropriate information
• Answers incoming calls, provides information, and routes calls as needed
• Greets and directs visitors
• Cordially assists members, staff, auxiliary members, volunteers and visitors
• Prepares rooms for meetings/classes and assists in event preparation as needed
• Receives, sorts and forwards incoming mail
• Assists with other related clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing and filing as needed
• Composes correspondence as needed
• Coordinates mailings, creates forms and maintains records and other documents as directed
• Maintains confidentiality of all records and data
• Schedules meetings, calls and appointments
• Performs other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:
• Previous receptionist experience
• Previous administrative assistant or clerical experience
• Minimum three years of experience working in a similar capacity, preferably at a non-profit organization
• Solid front desk experience working in a busy environment with the ability to multitask

• Must be able to work part-time schedule of 1:00pm – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
• Provide all levels of administrative support including taking accurate, detailed fast notes, scheduling meetings, answering phones and performing routine administrative duties
• Highly organized, self-motivated and able to manage projects, competing priorities and tight deadlines
• Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word and Excel; internet applications; research and social media
• Must possess excellent business writing and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work successfully with representatives from various communities, organizations and neighborhoods with respect to diverse populations and cultures
• Possesses a high level of personal and professional integrity, mature judgment and discretion
• Possesses a strong work ethic, takes initiative and requires minimal direction
• Strong customer service skills with the ability to convey information clearly and accurately
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and to work with minimum supervision
• Presents a professional appearance and manner
• Must pass pre-employment background check
• Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Compensation: $14 – $17, commensurate with experience