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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) Referral Specialist (Van Nuys) 
Court Referred Volunteer Center (CRVC) , an agency of the Assistance League, is responsible for helping Los Angeles non-profit 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 is located in Van Nuys, 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 format only. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply, EEO.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 /hour

Preschool Teacher

Overview of Position:
Plan, supervise and implement an age-appropriate curriculum for children and design activities to meet each child’s needs. Must ensure the development and safety of children in compliance with relevant federal, state and municipal legislation and policies. Must be respectful of children and parents and ensure that equipment and facilities are clean, safe and well maintained.

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
• Complete annual Environment Rating Scale for the designated classroom
• 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 in accordance with nutritional guidelines following the CACFP regulations
• 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

Education and Experience:
• Six months work experience working with children in a preschool setting
• Effective communication skills

Qualifications:
• 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

Salary:
$14.00/hour

How to apply:
Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume in MS Word format only to: hr@assistanceleaguela.org.  Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply, EEO.

 

 

To apply, email hr@assistanceleaguela.org.