A Place Called Home has a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Music Program Assistant Manager to explore and implement creative ways to deliver programming that will shape the future of the youth participating in our programs.
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.
Our mission is to serve youth and families directly and the optimal way to do that is in person. The majority of our positions require employees to work onsite at our facilities. We will always comply with or exceed government and public health safety mandates. Our priorities and policies to protect the safety and health of our staff and members may require special protocols on our campus and/or may require us to work remotely on a temporary basis.
APCH COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
A Place Called Home will be mandating COVID-19 vaccines for our staff. Consistent with our mission and values, and the duty to provide and maintain a workplace free of recognized hazards, A Place Called Home (“APCH”) has adopted this policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our staff and our families, members and their families, volunteers, vendors, and others who spend time on our campus, and the community, from the risks associated with COVID-19. 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.
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
The Music Program at A Place Called Home is the agency's most tenured program offering its participants free hands-on music education taught by professional music educators, offering basic exposure based learning and intermediate/advanced education. For members who have found music as a passion, there are opportunities for them to continue their learning through other opportunities. The music program has been partnered with the Berklee City Music Network - Berklee College of Music for (add number of years). Members learn music theory through the Berklee Pulse method and members fifteen and up have the opportunity to earn a scholarship to attend the Berklee Five Week Intensive during the summer and learn amongst their peers. Other opportunities offered in this program include youth ensemble performances, album production, career pathway development, and collaboration with community partners.
The Music Program Assistant Manager is an organized yet creative individual who has a passion for music but is experienced in administration, staff management, youth development and overall sees themself able to balance between being an artist and an administrator. This individual must have an understanding of how to inspire youth, teach multiple styles of music, including musicianship, theory, and curriculum development/lesson planning, as well as have an understanding and experience with youth engagement and afterschool programming. A Place Called Home is not a conservatory as we have a multitude of programs and we are a community based organization, but our members are prepared to enter higher music education whether in high school or college. In addition, The Music Program Assistant Manager will work with the Senior Manager to prepare our APCH band 29 Live for community performances, fundraising events, and ambassadorship opportunities, while collaborating with other APCH programs within the Arts and Creative Expressions department, and the agency as a whole.
Under the direction of the Sr. Music Program Manager, the Music Program Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting general department administration, curriculum development. The Music Program Assistant Manager implements programs, REACH objectives, the agency’s best practices, and program efficiencies. The Music Program Assistant Manager provides key support in programming application and policy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Music Program Assistant Manager will be an individual who carries high personal and professional standards, is high energy by nature, and enjoys partnering with others to achieve successful outcomes. To be successful in this role the Music Program Assistant Manager 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 a Music Program Assistant Manager they will also be expected to excel in the five department competencies of: internal & external collaboration, communication, prioritizing & planning, analytical thinking and work quality & innovation. 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
Physical and Mental Demands
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.
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