LA2050
LA Family Housing

Programs Aid

Employment type
Full Time
Posted
23 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

LA Family Housing is looking to fill a Programs Aid position. The Programs Aid will support exciting and enriching programs for individuals and families transitioning out of homelessness. The Programs Aid will support the Programs Coordinator in delivering meaningful programming and events for our program participants. As a member of the Community Engagement team, the Programs Aid will interact with volunteers and donors, attend volunteer events, and cultivate relationships with program participants, staff, and supporters at LAFH’s Comunidad Cesar Chavez in Los Angeles.
 

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Work within a dynamic team to provide lasting and meaningful projects in collaboration with various LAFH department staff.
  • Act as the liaison with community supporters, local schools, and other educational programs.
  • Support the development and implementation of new and creative children’s programming, curriculum, field trips and activities for the children’s program in conjunction with the Programs Coordinator.
  • Interface directly with large and small volunteer groups and community supporters.
  • Collaborate with the Programs Coordinator in developing and growing relationships with other local non-profits that work with children to foster ongoing support.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with volunteers and donors.
  • Attend various, regular staff, agency, and community meetings as designated by Community Projects Manager.
  • Support various events and activities on some weekends and holidays as designated by Community Projects Manager.
  • Perform additional applicable tasks, projects and responsibilities as  assigned by Community Projects Manager.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of children’s participation in programming

 

ACCOUNTABILITY AND REVIEW

Position reports to:              Community Projects Manager          

Performance review:            Annual

 

DIRECT REPORTS

Number of employees receiving work direction:                 None

Position titles reporting to position:                                     None
                                                          

MINIMUM QUALIFICATONS

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of educational and community resource
  • Principles of child development and early childhood education
  • Proficient in Microsoft Programs (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)          
  • Must be able to perform electronic data entry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to pass criminal background clearance
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Ability to work with diverse population

 

EDUCATION:

Position requires a minimum of an Associate’s Degree and two years of experience working with youth in a daycare/school setting

 

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION

FLSA Status:              Non-Exempt                          

Payroll Status:            Hourly                        

Work Schedule:          Part-time 20-25 Hours/Week flexible schedule


PHYSICAL DEMANDS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, EQUIPMENT 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using substances and/or not attentive to personal health and safety for themselves. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and the lack of personal care. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations Employee is required to: Walk and climb stairs; Handle, finger, grasp and feel objects and equipment; Reach with hands and arms; Communicate, receive and exchange ideas, information by means of the spoken and written word; Be mobile by moving oneself from place to place quickly and easily; Repeat various motions with the wrists, hands and fingers; Be able to have visual activity for (including, but not limited to) administrative and clerical tasks; Drive personal vehicle in and around Los Angeles County and periodically transport clients; Be able to enter various buildings that may require climbing stairs. Be subjected to outside environmental conditions. Use a personal and/or laptop computer; copy, postage and fax machines. Complete all required forms in personal writing.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you require an accommodation, please make sure to inform the Human Resources Department by the first week of employment. If an accommodation is not required at the time of employment, but is later required, you must inform the Human Resources Department of the need for accommodation at the time it is needed.

LAFH BENEFITS: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Voluntary Life, 403B Retirement Plan, 529 Education Savings Plan, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, AFLAC Policies, AFLAC FSAs, Legal Policy, Employee Appreciation Program, Company Sponsored Employee Outings,9/80 Alternative Work Schedule, Paid Sick, Vacation and 11 Observed Holidays.

To apply

To apply for this position ;lease email your resume and cover letter to [email protected].