The mission of TEAMWORKS is to guide middle school students growing up in challenging urban environments to recognize and reach their full potential as members of our community. Through a school-based team approach to mentoring, young adolescents are given the tools and support necessary to make positive choices during a critical period in their lives.
JOB DESCRIPTION: (Part-Time) Junior Program Coordinator
Reporting to a Program Manager and the Director of Programs, the Junior Program Coordinator is responsible for the preparation and coordination of LATM’s GRYD sub-contracts with the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) in Watts.
GRYD, Gang Youth Reduction and Development is an initiative supported by the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of gang reduction and its efforts are to reduce gang related violence and strengthen individuals, families and communities.
Primary responsibilities include: interfacing with WLCAC administrators, assisting with curriculum development, preparing and facilitating weekly sessions, preparing and submitting reports, program oversight and management.
The ideal candidate will have excellent presentation, project and volunteer management, leadership and conflict management, team-working, organizational, computer and oral and written communication skills. Bi-lingual in Spanish and English, experience working with high-risk youth (gang affiliate) and diverse volunteers, and the ability to interface with administrators preferred. Light lifting requirements (Up to 20-40 lbs.) and driving on a daily basis. Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm with possible evenings and Saturdays but notified in advance
We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive salary commensurate with experience (Hourly rate $14.25). We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, planning and culture.
Submit your cover letter and resume to William Figueroa, Director of Programs at email@example.com and note Junior Program Coordinator in the subject line. No phone calls please! We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information: visit us at www.latm.org