Be a part of a place where everyone can realize their potential.

We’re looking for motivated, creative individuals who care about children to join our team.

LA’s BEST is an expanded learning program that provides homework assistance, enrichment and recreational activities to children on elementary school campuses throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District. At LA’s BEST, we believe that all children, no matter their circumstances, should be safe after school. But they also deserve more: they deserve a place where they can thrive through engagement with caring adults and dynamic experiences.

Immediate Positions Available

APPLY: To apply for this position, please email your resume to

PLEASE NOTE: LA’s BEST will communicate with you via email/phone call. Please ensure you check spam/junk mail for responses from

IMPORTANT: Please include the region where you want to work in the subject line. This will help facilitate a faster response. Thanks!

  • CENTRAL REGION (Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Hollywood, Los Feliz)
  • NORTH REGION (San Fernando Valley, Pacoima, Sylmar, Northridge, Canoga Park)
  • EAST REGION (East LA, Boyle Heights, Highland Park, Lincoln Park, El Sereno, Cypress Park)
  • WEST REGION (Koreatown, West Hollywood, Mid City, Culver City, Pico Union, Echo Park)
  • SOUTH REGION (Hyde Park, Compton, South LA, San Pedro, South Gate)

Mon-Fri — Part time after school — Across Los Angeles County

Pay Range $16.91-$25.51

If offered a position, you must meet the minimum requirements for processing by LA’s BEST and LAUSD which consists of the following:

1. New employees hired on or after October 1, 2021 must be fully vaccinated and provide verification of their vaccination status as part of the hiring and onboarding process prior to an official offer of employment to any District site.

2. You must be 18 years of age or older

3. You must present your original HS diploma/GED/Official HS transcripts

4. An adult Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Assessment within 60 days of your processing appointment

5. Your name on your original Social Security Card must match with your Driver’s License or ID

6. You must have an unexpired Driver’s License or Unexpired CA ID

7. LAUSD will fingerprint and conduct a government background check; which will cost $56 that will be automatically deducted from two of your checks (28×2).

“I work at LA's BEST because I love to work with those working for the future.”
– Deanna Galarza, LA’s BEST Regional Director, North Region
“My work is driven by my passion to provide generations of youth with the tools to successfully meet the challenges of an evolving world. I believe that education, social justice, diversity and compassion are essential tools in creating a thriving human existence.”
– Ronald W. James, LA’s BEST Director of Digital Learning
LA’s BEST recruits staff from within the communities where we operate, placing a priority on staff training and development.

By joining LA’s BEST’s award-winning staff, you can become a transformational mentor to the children we serve — and be transformed yourself. We are committed to the growth of our students, and our staff as well. We provide unique opportunities and training to help our staff develop their skills and realize their dreams. That’s why nearly half of our staff has been with LA’s BEST for over five years.

LA’s BEST seeks dynamic, creative individuals with a passion for making a difference in the lives of children. Available positions are detailed below. Online applications are preferred, but you may also submit your resume and a cover letter to the appropriate LA’s BEST office via mail. Be sure to specify the position for which you are applying. And thank you for your interest in LA’s BEST!

All positions are also posted on ZipRecruiter. If needed, ZipRecruiter provides helpful resume building tips.

See Current Job Opportunities

Opportunities with our Operations Team

Specialist, LA’s BEST

36G (School Support Administrator, 0515)
Advocates for a youth development approach in after school programs ensuring that daily activities reflect the values and philosophy of the
LA’s BEST organization. Plans, directs, coordinates, and assists in the implementation and development of the LA’s BEST After School
Enrichment Program by serving as the after school education specialist. To apply, please email all application materials to Chief Operating Officer,  Debe Loxton, at Include the following in the email subject line: “Specialist, LA’s BEST; Applicant Name”. The deadline is Monday, December 13th  at 4:30 p.m. Full job description is here.

Site Staff (LAUSD Out-of-School Program Worker).

Click here for a more detailed description of this position.

Site Coordinator (LAUSD Traveling Out-of-School Program Supervisor)

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Program Coach (LAUSD Area Out-of-School Program Supervisor)

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Traveling Program Supervisor (LAUSD Area Out-of-School Program Supervisor)

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Learning Facilitator (LAUSD Area Out-of-School Program Supervisor)

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Program Supervisor (LAUSD Out-of-School Program Supervisor)

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To apply, please email your resume to In the subject line of your email, please put the name of the region you prefer and please include how you heard about this job.

If you have any questions regarding the positions above, please call the LA’s BEST Operations Office at 213-745-1900.

Opportunities with our City Hall Team

We have a one year AmeriCorps VISTA position available. For more information about working at LA’s BEST as an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow, visit the AmeriCorps VISTA website here.

Community Engagement VISTA Fellow:

The VISTA Community Engagement Fellow will be part of the Development team and help increase, analyze and track the engagement of LA’s BEST stakeholders, including our students, parents, Board Members, donors, volunteers, elected officials and community members to support the organization’s communications, advocacy and development efforts. To be most successful in this role, the candidate will enjoy storytelling, editing, research and have keen organizational skills.  The full job description can be found here. Click here to apply through the AmeriCorps VISTA portal. 


Equal Opportunity Employer

LA’s BEST is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. LA’s BEST believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as an organization serving Los Angeles, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.