2830 S. Central Ave.
SEEKING THOSE WITH A PASSION TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Job Title: Teen and Young Adult Services Program Aide
Department: Teen and Young Adult Services (TYAS) / Bridge to the Future (BTF)
Reports to: Teen and Young Adult Services Program Lead
FLSA/Hours: 40 hours/ Non-Exempt
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.
Under the direction of the Teen and Young Adult Services (TYAS) Program Lead, the Teen and Young Adult Services Program Aide is an integral part of the TYAS team and provides direct support to the Program Lead and other TYAS staff. They assist with the logistics and facilitation of programs for all teens and young adults through efficient and effective programming, resourcing and recruitment. This dynamic person will assist with class facilitation, daily logistics and coordination of special events, office management, recruitment and tracking of members’ participation across programs. The Program Aide will be at the front-line for member safety and well being as well as translate mission, policy and REACH practice into direct application for members.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist with the collection and organization of forms and data for reports associated with BTF/TYAS programming
- Assist with the coordination and facilitation of workshops, field trips, special events and guest speakers
- Conduct research on activities that create engaging dialogue and interactions amongst 8th-12th grade members, with a focus on life skills, social justice, community engagement and college and career preparation
- Create safe and brave spaces that promote A Place Called Home’s REACH (Respect, Empathy, Accountability, Courage, Hope) values
- Manage a database of special opportunities (leadership camps, study abroad, etc.) for members and assist with application completion and submission. Assist with outreach and recruitment efforts for special opportunities for teen members; research based on member interests.
- Assist with all administrative duties that are assigned and execute in a timely manner
- Assist with the supervision of members during program hours, special events and field trips
- Assist members with homework, research papers, resumes/cover letters and special assignments as needed
- Serve as a mentor and role model for members
- Attend all required program meetings and professional development
- Be a goal-driven and solution-oriented team player who can provide and receive constructive feedback, and who both promotes and practices a growth mindset
- Available to work semi-regular Saturday and evening hours and are able to accompany large groups of teens on field trips, college visits, or other events
- Perform other tasks as assigned
To perform this important job successfully, the Program Aide must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. A Place Called Home is a learning organization and there is an expectation of continual growth and learning as a community. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.
- Experience working with teen and young adult population
Must work well with diverse populations of colleagues and clients
Able to work some evenings and/or weekends for Agency and/or department events
Please let us know if you are an APCH Alumnus!
- 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, snowboarding, bowling, fund raisers, and etc.
- 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
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
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.
HOW TO APPLY
All applicants must apply by submitting a pdf cover letter and resume to email@example.com and use “TYAS 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.