Digital Media Program Aide

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Minimum: $29,000
Maximum: $33,000
Details: DOE

Published

10/06/2018

Address

2830 S. Central Ave.
Los Angeles
CA
90011
United States

Description

SEEKING THOSE WITH A PASSION TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE


Job Title: Digital Media Program Aide

Department: Digital & Visual Arts

Reports to: Digital & Visual Arts Program Lead                                

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Hours: 25 hours per week

Rate: $14.00-16.00/hour


ABOUT US

Founded in 1993, A Place Called Home (APCH) is a dynamic, nonprofit youth and community center providing a safe, nurturing environment with programs in arts, education and wellness for young people to help them improve their economic conditions and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives. As youth participate in our programs, they discover interests and talents and develop a better sense of themselves and their place in the world around them. Our goal is to increase the likelihood that youth will stay in school, pursue higher education, attain viable jobs, and become active community members capable of making positive change in the world in which they live.


APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with high energy and a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people in Los Angeles.


SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Visual Arts Program Lead, the Digital Media Program Aide will provide support and assistance and be at the front-line for member safety and well being. The Program Aide will translate mission, policy and REACH practice into direct application for members. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in developing digital media curriculum per semester for members (Elementary, Middle & High School) with integrated implementation of R.E.A.C.H.*
  • Collaborate with APCH departments to produce original & creative APCH member-made videos & photos
  • Produce and provide support for member created material, including photography, videos, film shorts, assist with computer support, including web design and game design, and other duties
  • Produce and provide support for member-made videos focused on celebrating cultural diversity, national holidays, and special APCH events (such as: New Year’s Race, Health & Garden Expo, etc.)
  • Update and maintain APCH YouTube Channel
  • Supervise members during scheduled early supervision and homework time as assigned
  • Track and input member attendance through Kidtrax on a daily basis
  • Track member participation and progress in classes
  • Provide supervision for the computer lab during classes and open lab times
  • Conduct pre and post R.E.A.C.H. evaluations for students
  • Submit program reports (monthly, class reports, reports for funders specifically for Digital Media)
  • Create a fun, educational & clean learning environment for all members
  • Write Digital Media articles & stories for APCH Newsletters & Board reports
  •  Responsible for daily maintenance of Digital Media Lab and assignment of student Mac laptops, PCs, cameras, computer & camera peripherals
  • Reports computer maintenance, upgrades, and software concerns in a timely matter
  • Supervise assigned volunteers and interns

Other Responsibilities

  • Remain informed of best practices, software updates, and resources in order to keep APCH technology up to date and in excellent working condition
  • Attend internal or external meetings as requested or required
  • Regular attendance, accountability and punctuality with regard to work meetings and commitments
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills    
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Experience with Mac and PC technology, hardware and software: Microsoft Office, Final Cut, Adobe
  • Knowledge of Digital Photography techniques
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
  • Flexibility
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Mission Driven
  • Strong Organizational Skills


Education/Training/Experience

  • Bachelors Degree or proof of equivalent training in related field
  • 1 year of administrative experience


Additional Information

  • Able to work some evenings and/or weekends
  • Please let us know if you are an APCH Alumnus


A Place Called Home provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy), gender expression, gender identity or sexual orientation, military and veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship national origin, age, physical and/or mental disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


Background screening required.

Benefits

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000
  • 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service
  • 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays,
  • Job Exchange Program
  • Professional development training and financial assistance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program eligibility
  • Fun community events
  • Free staff lunch most work days
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

apchemployment@apch.org
http://www.apch.org

All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to apchemployment@apch.org and use “Digital Media Aide” in the subject line. E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries. Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position. 


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