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PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Hollywood, CA

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Overview of Position:
Plans, supervises and implements an age-appropriate curriculum for children and designs activities to meet each child’s needs. Ensures the development and safety of children in compliance with relevant federal, state and municipal guidelines.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • AA degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development OR 60 college units with 30+ college units in ECE, child development, elementary education, or early childhood special education.
  • Works effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds and those with disabilities and special needs.
  • Direct activities of the teaching team/teacher’s assistants under your supervision.
  • Teaching staff supervise children’s safety at all times.
  • Set up children’s portfolio system for organizing children’s observations and forms of evidence and documentation for CDE and NAEYC.
  • Complete annual Environment Rating Scale for the designated classroom, following ECERS guidelines.
  • Maintain records of each child’s progress, development and behavior for periodic reports to parents.
  • Submit a weekly lesson plan based upon Desired Results and NAEYC standards.
  • Maintain an attractive, safe, clean, orderly and happy classroom environment following ECERS, NAEYC and Licensing standards.
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures.
  • Provide weekly and monthly schedules of indoor/outdoor curriculum activities based on CDE and NAEYC standards.
  • Follow CDE and CACFP nutritional guidelines with family style meals.
  • Assist in the development of appropriate curriculum activities which comply with Title 22, Title V, CACFP, ECERS and NAEYC best practices
  • Attend CDE/CACFP/NAEYC licensing training and meetings as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
  • Associate Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field (preferred) or equivalent of 60 college credits with a minimum of 30 ECE units required.
  • Minimum three years’ experience working with children in a preschool setting.
  • Strong written and communication skills.

Qualifications:
  • Fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice, FBI, and Child Abuse Index.
  • Health and Safety Certificate.
  • Health clearance, Immunization record updated with proof of TB test and CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Teacher Permit required.

Salary/Benefits:
  • Excellent benefits package offered – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k) and Paid Time Off.
  • $21.00/hour.

Hours/Other:
  • Full Time (8 hours/day)
  • Preschool is open 7 AM – 6 PM
  • NAEYC-Accredited Preschool is a year-round school. (Age range: 3-5)

To Apply:
  Send resume to: hr@assistanceleaguela.org

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF LOS ANGELES COURT REFERRED VOLUNTEER CENTER (CRVC) REFERRAL SPECIALIST

San Fernando Valley

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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 rotates to various courthouse locations within the San Fernando Valley as needed (Van Nuys/Chatsworth/San Fernando/Lancaster).

 

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. This position is 7.5 hours/day, Monday – Friday.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Accurately inputs client data into proprietary software program.
  • 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: 

  • Must successfully pass background check.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Comfortable learning and using various computer software programs.
  • Solid inter-personal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Valid California Driver’s License.
  • Have own transportation and a clean DMV record.
  • Valid/Current Automobile Insurance.
  • Enthusiastic team player.

 

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.

 

Pay:

  • $20.00 per hour
To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to: hr@assistanceleaguela.org

CEO

Hollywood, CA

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Overview of Position: 
Board Governance: Works with Board to fulfill the organization’s mission.

  • Responsible for leading the League in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and
    accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to
    make informed decisions.

 

Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.

  • Ability to create and execute effective fundraising strategies including major gifts, grants,
    and donor cultivation to support the League’s mission.
  • Skill in building and maintaining strong relationships with donors, sponsors, and
    community partners.
  • Proficiency in writing compelling grant proposals and securing funding.
  • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of the League, including submission to the Board of a
    proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements which accurately reflect the
    organization’s financial condition.
  • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the
    approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization and maintenance of the
    organization in a positive financial position.

 

 

Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with Board and staff to ensure the mission is
fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.

  • Supports the Auxiliaries in the implementation of League programs that carry out the
    organization’s mission.
  • Responsible for strategic planning to ensure the League can successfully fulfill its
    mission into the future.
  • Effectively navigates the complexities of a membership-driven organization to fulfillment
    of program goals.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate League members and volunteers.
  • Responsible for positive promotion of the League’s image by being active and visible in
    the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private
    organizations.

 

 

Organization Operations: Oversees and implements resources to ensure organization
operations are appropriate.

  • Responsible for hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff.
  • Responsible for effective administration of internal League operations.
  • Responsible for all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and
    on behalf of the organization.

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reports to and works closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in
    policy decisions, fundraising, and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.
  • Supervises and collaborates with organization staff.
  • Strategic planning and implementation.
  • With CFO, develops and executes operation of annual budget.
  • Serves as the League’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the
    media, and the public.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with various organizations and utilizes those
    relationships to strategically enhance the League’s mission.
  • Engages in fundraising and developing other revenues.
  • Oversees marketing and other communications efforts.
  • Works collaboratively with Board President in developing board meetings.
  • Establishes employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and
    for the day-to-day operation of the organization.
  • Reviews and approves contracts for services.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

 

 

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study.
  • Five or more years of senior nonprofit management experience.
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership.
  • Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors and a membership-driven
    organization.
  • High level strategic thinking and planning. Ability to envision and convey the
    organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers, and donors.
  • Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers, and
    the overall community.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff.
  • A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial
    results.
  • Active fundraising experience. Excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the
    funding community.
  • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of
    influence including funders, partner agencies, and volunteers.
  •  Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development, and
    task facilitation.
  • Strong financial management skills including budget preparation, analysis, decision
    making, and reporting.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong public speaking ability.
  • Strong work ethic with a passion for the League’s mission.

 

 

Pay Range:

  • Salary range starts at $180,000, depending on experience.
  • Generous benefits include health insurance, 401k with employer match, paid time off,
    and annual bonus eligibility.
  • The position is full-time with an onsite work schedule in Hollywood, CA 90028.

 

 

To Apply:

  • Email resume and cover letter to HR@AssistanceLeagueLA.org
  • Learn more about the League at www.AssistanceLeagueLA.org

DEVELOPMENT AND CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

Hollywood, CA

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Overview of the Position: 

The Development and Corporate Engagement Associate (“Development Associate”) has an important role in supporting the organization’s fundraising efforts and building relationships with corporate partners. Working closely with the Senior Director of Development and Corporate Engagement, the Development Associate will assist in executing fundraising strategies, cultivating donor relationships, and coordinating engagement opportunities with corporate stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, possess excellent communication skills, and demonstrate a passion for advancing the organization’s mission through philanthropy and corporate partnerships.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Support Fundraising Initiatives:

  • Assist with implementing comprehensive fundraising plans to secure financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Director of Development to research potential donors and corporate partners, prepare solicitation materials, and track fundraising progress.

 

Corporate Engagement:

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with corporate partners, including coordinating meetings, presentations, and engagement opportunities.
  • Assist in the development of customized partnership proposals and sponsorship packages tailored to corporate donors’ interests and objectives.

 

Donor Relations:

  • Support donor stewardship efforts by assisting in donor acknowledgment, recognition, and communication activities.
  • Ensure accurate and timely entry of donor information and gifts into donor database.

 

Event Coordination:

  • Assist in planning and coordinating fundraising events and donor cultivation activities, including logistics, communications, and participant engagement.

 

Administrative Support:

  • Provide administrative support to the Development team, including scheduling meetings, preparing materials, and maintaining records.
  • Assist in budget tracking, expense reporting, and other administrative tasks as needed.
  • Take notes at Corporate Engagement meetings and track all tasks through completion.
  • Track all corporate engagement projects and outcomes.
  • Ensure contact information for each corporate partner is up to date.
  • Ensure corporate relationships are documented in donor database
  • Provide support as a backup receptionist.as needed
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Qualifications/Requirements: 

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

  • Hours are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday (7.5 hours/day)
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, 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; data entry; research; and social media.
  • 2+ years of experience in fundraising, corporate relations, or nonprofit development.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in donor management software (e.g., DonorPerfect, Raiser’s Edge).
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for the League’s mission and commitment to fostering positive relationships with donors and corporate partners.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

 

 

 

Pay Range:

  • Starting pay is $25.64/hour ($50,000 on an annualized basis)
  • Benefits include health/dental/life/vision insurance, 401k with employer match, and paid time off (vacation/sick/holidays)

 

 

 

To Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to: HR@AssistanceLeagueLA.org

RECEPTIONIST/TEACHER ASSISTANT

Hollywood, CA

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Overview:

Assistance League of Los Angeles operates the Preschool Learning Center, a small, nurturing, nationally accredited Preschool with approximately 50 students. The Preschool serves children from low-income families, ages 3 – 5, free of charge.

 

Overview of Position:

Under the direct supervision of the Preschool Director, the Full-Time Preschool Receptionist/Teacher’s Assistant will provide receptionist and clerical services for the preschool office, classroom/playground backup as needed, and will perform other job-related tasks as requested by the Preschool Director or Assistant Preschool Director.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Answer phones, greet visitors, and assist parents and visitors.
  •  Assist teachers in classroom and playground as needed.
  • Perform general office duties.
  • Manage student sign-in/sign-out sheets.
  • Work independently, often with frequent interruptions.
  • Interact and develop relationships with staff, students, parents, and community partners .
  •  Perform other duties as assigned .

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education course units and continuing professional development.
  • Requires minimum six months of classroom experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • General office skills including but not limited to emailing, scanning, photocopying, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have or be actively pursuing Associate Teacher’s permit.
  • Will be required to pass fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice, FBI, and Child Abuse Index.
  • Requires health clearance, updated immunization records, proof of TB test and CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Classroom experience with 3 – 5-year-olds is preferred.
  • Bilingual (English and second language, preferably Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing skills strongly preferred.
  • Ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people across cultures.
  • Experience providing clerical support with strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

Pay and Hours: 

  • Pay: $20.00 per hour
  • Eight (8) hours daily: 8AM – 5PM, Monday – Friday
  • NAEYC-Accredited Preschool is a year-round school

 

To Apply:  Send cover letter/resume to:hr@assistanceleaguela.org