826LA is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to work out of our Mar Vista location. This position supports our In-School and College Access programs throughout Los Angeles (East, West, & South LA) through resourceful volunteer recruitment and management and soliciting volunteer partnerships with 9-12 schools, colleges, communities, and corporations. This position offers a unique hands-on learning experience as part of a passionate and creative team. The Volunteer Coordinator will support the development and implementation of trainings, resources, and retention and systems that will help enhance and enrich the experience of volunteers at 826LA.
Ideal candidates for this role will have the following qualities:
SALARY AND BENEFITS
This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Workdays are Monday through Friday, and the flexibility to work occasionally on evenings and weekends is necessary. Benefits include 15 days of vacation for the first 2 years, 20 days after that, time off for most school and federal holidays, participation in 826LA’s health care plan at 100% coverage as well as 50% coverage for family members, a full coverage dental plan, 401K plan with employer match, and life insurance plan. The salary range for this position is $40K - $45K commensurate with experience.
In order to be considered for the Volunteer Coordinator position, you must thoroughly complete this online application and send the following to [email protected]:
1. A cover letter that includes a summary of your relevant experience and a specific explanation of why you are interested in working at 826LA
2. A detailed resume
3. A list of three references
Please include your name and "Volunteer Coordinator" in the subject line. Also, please note that only complete applications - with cover letter, resume, and references sent to [email protected] - will be considered. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
826LA prioritizes and incorporates Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in all facets of the organization. 826LA’s staff reflects the diverse student population the organization serves in terms of race and ethnicity. Interns of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 826LA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and highly encourages persons of color, LGBTQIA persons, gender non-conforming persons, persons with disabilities, and any other protected groups per local,, state, and federal law are encouraged to apply for this position.
At 826LA, we are committed to considering a broad range of applicants, including and especially those with diverse work experience. If you believe that you could excel in this role, whether you’re new to educational nonprofits, returning to work after a gap in employment, looking for a career change, or to take the next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply. Your cover letter is the perfect place to tell us about your interest in our work and what you could bring to this role.