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