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The Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles

Youth Employment Pilot: Find Your Future Intern 2019

Employment type
about 1 month ago
Los Angeles

The Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles, founded in 2014, supports building a better quality of life for Angelenos by driving transformative change through public-private partnerships. The Fund drives collaboration with leaders and experts, cultivates our diversity, capitalizes on our creativity, and champions new ideas.

The Fund targets programs that are time-specific, impact-oriented efforts around priority areas by facilitating private resources to ongoing civic programs, as well as focusing on new, innovative solutions. The Fund embraces opportunities that take risks and carefully measures results to be data driven, efficient and accountable. The Fund is built on the idea that building cross-sector partnerships will help make Los Angeles the safest, most prosperous, most livable and best-run big city in the world.

POSITION: ​Find Your Future (FYF) Intern
LOCATION: ​Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles
DATES:​ April 9, 2019 to August 30, 2019
REPORTS TO: ​Jacqueline Ivy, Project Lead

This position will focus on planning of events, meetings, and convenings for the launch of the FYF platform, a website that will allow for increased efficiency of skills assessment and job placement for the 80,000 opportunity youth in the LA region. Working across City government and the Mayor’s Office, the FYF intern will support the FYF Program Lead with program implementation. We are seeking a high-capacity college intern with a passion for connecting opportunity youth job-seekers with the resources they need toward gainful employment. The intern will be part of a small,
hard-working team and most of their tasks and projects will be desk-oriented. Interning for the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles is an excellent opportunity to gain professional skills and experience recognized by philanthropic and non-profit organizations.


Program Support:
▪ Coordinating all logistical support for program-related events.
▪ Managing all program-related timelines, budgets, and vendor contracts.
▪ Serving as central point of contact for all partners, staff, and clients.
▪ Attending meetings when needed and taking minutes for office-wide memos.
▪ Creating content for the Find Your Future website and social media platforms.
▪ Maintaining consistent and frequent communication with youth job seekers via the Find Your Future online community group.
▪ Supporting the Project Lead with website data tracking and reporting.
▪ Possess strong analytical problem-solving skills.
▪ Determine priority between short and long-term projects, meet deadlines and ask clarifying questions.
▪ Demonstrate professional communication in person, over email and on phone.
▪ Be comfortable sitting and working at a computer for long periods of time.
▪ Possess familiarity with MacOS, Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft Word and Excel.
▪ Have experience with research and/or data management.
▪ Desire to work in a small, collegial, hard-working team.
▪ Be a self-starter.

Salary: $15/hour; max 30 hours a week.


​Preference for rising undergraduate seniors and Master’s students.


To apply

​Interested applicants should email a complete resume and a short paragraph or two highlighting your interests and qualifications to [email protected] by April 1, 2019. Please put Find Your Future Spring Intern 2019 in the subject line of the email.