Youth Program Coordinator

Job Type

Part Time




2917 East 1st. Street, Suite 101
Los Angeles
United States


Founded in 1995, East LA Community Corporation (ELACC’s) mission is to advocate for economic and social justice in Boyle Heights and Unincorporated East Los Angeles by building affordable housing, grassroots leadership, self-sufficiency and access to economic development opportunities for low and moderate income families.

The Tenant Services Youth Program Coordinator (Youth Coordinator) implements the after-school program, ELACC S.T.A.R.S., at ELACC’s affordable housing throughout Boyle Heights, El Sereno, and East Los Angeles. The Youth Coordinator oversees tutoring, homework assistance, and enrichment activities at 3-4 designated sites. The coordinator conducts outreach to prospective students, targeting K-12 youth living in their assigned sites. The coordinator reports to the Tenant Services Manager and works closely with each property manager.


  • Create a welcoming learning environment for all youth
  • Maintains regular program hours at each site
  • Develop flyers and conduct outreach, including door-to-door, phone calls, etc.
  • Schedule periodic home visits with the parents of enrolled students to discuss challenges and opportunities the student faces
  • Maintain sign-in sheets; provide reports on attendance and participation on a monthly basis
  • Lead recruitment, screening, interviewing, and training of new volunteers for each site
  • With support from the Department Manager, oversee program budget, expenses, and administrative process for requesting funds
  • Plan and facilitate joint events with Tenant Services Coordinators, including community events, workshops, and end-of-year festivities
  • Manage different aspects of department’s annual fundraiser; Chocolate Sales and Copa de Boyle Heights
  • Adhere to all department policies and procedures, including the use of community rooms at each assigned property
  • Assist the Tenant Services Manager when necessary



  • Demonstrated dependability, maturity, and initiative and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to maintain program/tenant/organization confidentiality, and treat each individual with dignity and respect
  • Ability to set and observe personal limits and boundaries, especially with respect to tenants
  • Ability to accept supervision
  • Ability to work with ELACC staff and partners cooperatively
  • Flexibility to deal effectively with a variety of people, situations, problems and changes
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be punctual and ready to engage with program participants
  • Personal transportation with valid car insurance is a plus
  • Enjoy working with K-12 youth and their families


  • At least 2 years previous experience working with youth in classroom setting
  • AA degree, BA degree, or some college education in child development or related field preferred
  • Volunteer recruitment and management experience is a plus


This is a 20 hour a week, part-time position with possibility of extension. Hourly pay rate depends on experience.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

ELACC is an equal opportunity employer.

Send cover letter, resume to:

Katty Pollicino at