Thank you for your interest in employment with Heart of Los Angeles. HOLA affirms that it is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take action to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply for open positions.


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

+ Part Time Middle School Program Coordinator

Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) provides underserved youth with exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics within a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities.

Our core values are: Respect, Responsibility, Positive Communication and Support.

Since 1989, HOLA's comprehensive youth development programs have made a vital difference to students attending overburdened schools in the Rampart District and surrounding neighborhoods, who lack access to quality enrichment programs and academic assistance.

HOLA is a home away from home for hundreds of inner city kids ages 6-19. They know they will get the help they need from HOLA's professional staff and highly talented volunteers who include artists, executives, chefs, athletes, engineers and counselors who truly commit themselves to providing programs of the highest quality, and a pathway to colleges and universities! For more information on HOLA go to www.heartofla.org

Equal Opportunity Employment: HOLA affirms that it is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take action to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply for open positions. Heart of Los Angeles also encourages applications from people who are representative of the culturally and ethnically diverse communities we serve.

Please send resume and cover letter, no calls please!

Position Summary The Bridges Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Bridges Director in planning, overseeing and teaching the Bridges classes and program activities. The functions include curriculum planning and oversight, coordination of programming from various departments, planning each session, supervising all volunteers and assisting middle school students with homework. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work directly with the Program Director to accomplish the goals of the middle school program
  • Create and foster a positive academic enrichment environment for all middle school youth
  • Help with photo copies, collecting and sorting materials, phone calls and preparing for meetings
  • Providing academic support to students in a contained classroom
  • Help assess the needs of students; including strengths & weaknesses
  • Communicate with parents and families as needed regarding any issues
  • Assist with daily enrichment classes at HOLA and Lafayette Park
  • Prepare and teach two weekly enrichment class
  • Assist with the coordination of volunteers
  • Assist in planning/coordinating field trips
  • Support HOLA in all areas of after school programming Other Duties & Responsibilities
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to be a strong role model for youth during all working hours.

Physical Demands and Work Environment The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The building environment does not provide air conditioning and heat in all areas. Outdoor work is expected in some cases.

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Clean driving record and ability to drive students in HOLA Vans: Minimum driving experience 5 years and 3 in California.
  • Experience teaching youth between the ages of 9 - 14
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Skilled in word
  • Experienced in prioritizing and multi-tasking in a busy work environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A strong desire to interface with youth.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • B.A. Degree
  • Acts ethically, responsibly and with utmost integrity
  • Maintains highest standards of conduct and comportment
  • Treats employees, donors, staff and youth with respect
  • Sets personal standards of behavior that serve as a model to others

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will posses the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

Compensation: $14 - $15 an hour (depending on experience and education)

If interested, please email rclark@heartofla.org with a cover letter and resume.

+ Full Time Operations Coordinator

Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) provides underserved youth with exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics within a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities.

Our core values are: Respect, Responsibility, Positive Communication and Support.

Position Summary Operations Coordinator is responsible to assist the Operations Director in the maintenance and operations of the Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) campus. The Operations Coordinator will be expected to perform a wide range of duties including but not limited to general cleaning, repairs, maintaining of HOLA's fleet of vans, light landscaping and cleaning of grounds, support the program directors, development and administrative staff in classroom and event needs. Work with building(s) staff to insure maintenance and repairs are done on a timely matter of all buildings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily cleaning of all facilities on listed schedule
  • Upkeep and organization of all supplies
  • Repair of all buildings including painting, plumbing, light construction and minor electrical repairs
  • Ordering and upkeep of all supplies, including but not limited to office materials, kitchen and cleaning supplies
  • Track expenditures for budgeting purposes
  • HOLA's vehicle maintenance including car washes, gas, tracking maintenance and repairs
  • Preparing program / meeting rooms as needed for each department
  • Organizing and set up of all closets and storage areas
  • Help to prepare food for HOLA events
  • Assist in yearly inventory of capital equipment
  • Must be eligible to be HOLA authorized driver of van fleet. Must have clean driving record, 5 years' experience driving, hold a current valid California driver's license. Must be willing to drive for events, donations and delivery of youth and families when needed
  • Be supportive of all HOLA partners, staff, volunteers, families and youth

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  • May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to be a strong role model for youth during all working hours. Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Experienced in prioritizing and multi-tasking in a busy work environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A strong desire to interface with and serve as a role model for youth.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The building environment does not provide air conditioning and heat in all areas. Outdoor work is expected in some cases.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

HOLA affirms that it is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take action to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply for open positions. Heart of Los Angeles also encourages applications from people who are representative of the culturally and ethnically diverse communities we serve.

If interested, please email rclark@heartofla.org with a cover letter and resume.

Compensation: $14 per hour, benefit and vacation package available after 90 days

+ Development Assistant

Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) provides underserved youth with free, exceptional programs in academics, arts, and athletics within a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities.

Core Values: Respect, Responsibility, Positive Communication and Support.

The Development Assistant will coordinate the operations of the Development Department at Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA). They will play a key role in generating communications content, support special events, provide development-related administrative support to executives, and serve as the primary coordinator for donor database and thank-you letter processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate compelling communications content including blog and newsletter articles, social media content, and contributions to donor and marketing materials including thank-you letters, annual reports, invitations, brochures, and direct (e)mail campaigns (as needed).
  • Provide support to the planning and execution of HOLA’s signature fundraising events (Golf Tournament, Gala, etc.).
  • Work with the Chief Development Officer and Development Manager to support third-party fundraisers as needed (Barneys, etc.)
  • Provide administrative support to HOLA’s Executive Team in their fundraising-related responsibilities, which will include setting up donor meetings, recording meeting notes, coordinating follow up steps, and calendaring next steps.
  • Work closely with the Development Manager to manage data policies, data integrity, staff training, and the development of new and ongoing operational protocol(s).
  • Execute daily gift processing, data entry, and donor acknowledgement processes.
  • Design and implement database queries and data exports to analyze giving trends and outcomes for departmental use; work with the CDO and Development Manager to develop monthly status reports and recommendations.
  • Prepare and manage all mailing lists from Raiser’s Edge, using historical data analysis to make recommendations for target audience and giving strings.
  • Work closely with the Chief Development Officer and Development and Communications Manager to ensure that all administrative functions for the development department, including meeting scheduling, the ordering of office supplies, and correspondence, are handled in the most efficient and timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or equivalent experience
  • Relevant experience in an office environment
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to structure tasks, establish priorities and set goals
  • Excellent discretion and understanding of the importance of confidentiality
  • Intermediate level of computer skills (Microsoft Office environment) including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and internet research
  • Experience with database systems preferred

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The building environment does not provide air conditioning and heat in all areas. Outdoor work is expected in some cases.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT:

HOLA affirms that it is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take action to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply for open positions. Heart of Los Angeles also encourages applications from people who are representative of the culturally and ethnically diverse communities we serve.

COMPENSATION:

This is a 40 hours per week, non-exempt position

  • Pay is $15-$17/hour
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Benefits
  • Vacation, Sick, and Personal Holiday Benefits

If interested, please email rclark@heartofla.org with a cover letter and resume.

+ ATHLETICS DIRECTOR

Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) provides underserved youth with free, exceptional programs in academics, arts, and athletics within a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities.

Core Values: Respect, Responsibility, Positive Communication and Support.

POSITION SUMMARY

Oversee, develop and manage the Athletic Program and staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Program Administration

  • Conduct physical activity classes for the elementary and middle school programs during the day and after school.
  • Maintain database of youth attendance, progress and report to the administrative staff and Grants Administrator when requested.
  • Communicate with parents and encourage appropriate parental involvement.
  • Generate and email information on HOLA’s athletics/facts for articles for various publications, including HOLA Calendar, Newsletter, Orientation Packet, website and other documents, as needed.
  • Provide support for all other HOLA programs when necessary.
  • Oversee enrollment and registration for HOLA’s Summer Sports Camp opportunities.
  • Work with College Access and College Success Director’s as needed to ensure that HOLA’s teen Central City Athletics Association Juniors and Seniors are involved in College Access programming.

Program Planning

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and strategic planning sessions.
  • Develop curriculum and do research to expand your knowledge.
  • Understand the National Standards for Physical Education and offer skill development to our participants and provide inclusive physical activity at all time.
  • Generate thank you letters for donations and sync your contact database with HOLA’s Development database.
  • Follow the program’s goals, objectives and mission.
  • Input major athletic and camp events into the HOLA general calendar.

Program Development

  • Ensure that HOLA is implementing at least 2 youth leagues per school year that are free.
  • Also ensure that HOLA is responsible for the coordination and shared execution of either free or subsidized youth leagues serving the community. Particularly during summer and late fall when HOLA programs end but there are still out of school students needing programming (fill the gaps of access).
  • Support sports league coordinators and provide oversight supervision.
  • Support and utilize the Rec. Assistants as needed and provide suggestions and input when appropriate.
  • Maintain strong partnership/relationship of mutual benefit with HOLA’s Recreation and Parks partner/Park Director.
  • Create meaningful access to Park patrons to engage in HOLA’s Community Driven programming.
  • Develop schedules, flyers and maintain tracking system for all sports activities with the support of the athletics staff.

Program Instruction

  • Ensure that elementary and middle school students receive P.E. a couple of times per week and high school athletics/health and fitness programs are offered.
  • Coach health and fitness or sports classes when needed.

Program Evaluation and Reporting

  • Maintain statistical data; track and log students’ attendance and progress.
  • Analyze and measure the program’s effectiveness in reaching desired youth outcomes through pre and post-tests and/or other instructor evaluations.
  • Design and implement a system of measuring outcomes and provide statistical results based on their progress.
  • Create session reports to be submitted to HOLA’s Grants Tracking Manager quarterly/regularly as requested.
  • Manage and maintain Up2Us partner contract.

Financial Management/budget

  • Prepare the Athletics program budget in conjunction with Executive team.
  • Provides timely program related financial reports when requested.
  • Research price information and be resourceful when purchasing athletics equipment.

Facilities and equipment

  • Manage and insure proper use of all equipment
  • Maintain equipment clean and in proper places.
  • Repair or replace equipment when necessary.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  • May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to be a strong role model for youth during all working hours.

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • A.A. Degree mandatory. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Clean driving record, current California driver’s license and willingness to drive HOLA vans.
  • Two years’ experience working with youth in a school or after school setting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Skilled in word, excel and Google docs.
  • Experienced in prioritizing and multi-tasking in a busy work environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Acts ethically, responsibly and with utmost integrity.
  • Maintains highest standards of conduct and comportment.
  • Sets personal standards of behavior that serve as a model to others.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

Physical Demands and Work Environment The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The building environment does not provide air conditioning and heat in all areas. Outdoor work is expected in some cases.

Permission to Photograph I give my consent for photographs, video or any other medium to be taken of me at HOLA’s discretion. HOLA has the right to reproduce, distribute, sell, transmit, publish, exhibit or otherwise use any and all photographs, video or other materials in which I may appear, or any portion thereof, on any platforms it uses now or will use in the future.

Understanding of At Will employment status I understand and agree that my employment with Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) is at-will, and can be terminated with or without cause or notice by either Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) or myself. I also understand that no supervisor or any employee of Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) has the authority to enter into any agreement for employment for any specified period of time or to make any agreement contrary to the at-will relationship described above. The at-will relationship will remain in effect throughout my employment with Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

COMPENSATION:

This is a 40 hours per week, non-exempt position

  • Salary Range $45,000 - $50,000
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Benefits
  • Vacation, Sick, and Personal Holiday Benefits

If interested, please email rclark@heartofla.org with a cover letter and resume.