School Bus Driver

Publicado por
A Place Called Home
Los Angeles, CA
Publicado há 24 dias

A Place Called Home has a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated driver to support the mission and vision of the organization while making a difference in the community.



A Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth and community center in South Central Los Angeles. APCH provides educational programs, counseling, mentoring, music, dance and art classes, fitness and health and wellness opportunities. 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.


Under the direction of the Director the Bus Driver will transport members for A Place Called Home as needed.


  • Pick up/drop off students to designated destinations 
  • Transport members on field trips 
  • Ensure students and staff adhere to safe transportation practices
  • Report any safety or mechanical concerns to the Director of Operations and Transportation Coordinator immediately
  • Ensure vehicles are kept clean (inside and out)
  • Fill vehicles with gas as needed
  • Plan and monitor routes for maximum efficiency
  • Communicate any delays or changes in schedule with school partners, APCH Membership team members, Director of Building & Safety, Transportation Coordinator and any other relevant parties
  • Provide administrative assistance to Transportation Coordinator
  • Pick up in-kind donations as requested 
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • Perform other tasks as assigned



To perform this important job successfully, the Bus Driver 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. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. To be successful in this role the Bus driver will focus on achieving excellence of service and performance in the five core competencies identified by the agency: integrity & trust, adaptability, accountability, learning and development and compassion. As well as the department competencies. The candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of our employees and our constituents; and will be demonstrably committed to their own ongoing personal and professional development. Our culture encourages individuals to speak up, we respect diversity of thought, and we look to our staff to be candid with concerns and constructive suggestions. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Technical and Performance Skills

Excellent Oral Communication Skills

Dedicated to Excellence


Time Management

Customer Service

Collaborative Skills

Conflict Resolution/Problem Solving


Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Education/Training/ Experience

  • 1 Year driving large passenger vehicles (preferably youth population)
  • Class B license with Passenger & School Bus endorsement
  • School Bus Certification preferred
  • Defensive driving training preferred with a clear (Excellent) driving record (DMV record required)

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Frequent sitting 
  • Current medical clearance certificate (as required with Class B license)
  • Continual use of vision as required by driving exam 
  • Lift up to 25 pounds regularly and up to 75 pounds occasionally (donation pick-ups)  
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Submit to Drug and Alcohol testing as required by the state

Drivers must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

APCH COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

All new hires must provide proof of their first dose of the vaccine on the first day of employment, if not fully vaccinated, and will have 30 days from their date of hire to complete their COVID-19 vaccination and submit proof of completion to the organization’s HR department. All fully vaccinated staff must also provide proof of their booster vaccine once eligible.

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.

Please let us know if you are an APCH Alumni/ae

Background screening required

A Place Called Home has a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated driver to support the mission and vision of the organization while making a difference in the community.



A Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Parcial
  • Educação
    Diploma de Ensino Médio Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
USD $19 - USD $22
/ hora


Our commitment to our staff wellness, development and experience:

A Place Called Home is committed to supporting our hard working staff by creating a work environment that builds relationships, careers and experiences through collaboration and transparent communication. We don’t just talk the talk but we walk the walk. Below are just some ways in which we support our staff:

Health and Wellness

  • Targeted Wellness Initiatives to support APCH staff
  • HMO & PPO Medical and Dental Plans with APCH covering the majority of the group costs
  • 25K Basic & Accidental Life Insurance-no cost to the employee
  • FSA, DFSA and Supplemental Insurance to support your out of pocket costs
  • 401K Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Vacancy Coverage Leave
  • Paid Medical related leave
  • Generous Paid Bereavement Leave 
  • Generous PTO(25): Paid winter break, Paid summer break, paid spring & fall wellness day, 15 paid holidays, 2 weeks+ vacation, 11 paid sick days, Incentive time off opportunities
  • Financial Assistance for emergencies
  • Employee Assistance program to support your work life balance
  • Hybrid work accommodations
  • Paid Jury Duty

Professional Development

  • Gallup's Strengths Assessment for all employees
  • Quarterly Employee Training
  • Specialized Monthly Manager Training
  • Leadership Training through our Leaders In Training Program (LIT)
  • Professional Development support and financial assistance
  • CPR & First Aid Training certification
  • Supervisor’s corner to support managers with resources to be the best coaches possible


  • Employee Engagement Committees: employees get to participate and develop different activities and or initiatives focusing on any of the following: employee recognition, onboarding new hires, supporting other community organizations, creating fun staff events, justice, equity, diversity & inclusion and wellness initiatives.
  • Monthly Employee Acknowledgment by Colleagues and Supervisors
  • Employee Portal - Staff Communication & Resources available at any time
  • TouchPoint-Monthly all staff meetings
  • Proactive Conversations to continue making APCH a workplace we can all build together: Stay, Insights & Critical Needs Conversations
  • Encouraged continuous employee feedback throughout the year via surveys 

Our commitment to our staff wellness, development and experience:

A Place Called Home is committed to supporting our hard working staff by creating a work environment that builds…


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

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