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 afterschool 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.

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“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.

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Opportunities with our Operations Team.

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

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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 for any of the positions listed above, please email your resume to HR@lasbest.lausd.net. In the subject line of your email, please put the name of the position and in the body of your email 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.

City Hall Office:

Interested candidates should submit a resume with cover letter and references to lasbest@lacity.org. Please include the position in the subject line.

Grantwriter:

LA’s BEST is seeking a key member of the Development team. The Grantwriter will draft, submit, process, and manage grant proposals and reports, as well as review and edit grant proposals and reports written by the Director of Institutional Giving. The Grantwriter will also support the development of the LA’s BEST Annual Report and other organizational communications and review and edit content produced by other members of the team. For the full job description, please click here.

AmeriCorps VISTA Positions:

AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer & Community Engagement Fellow : The VISTA Volunteer Services & Community Engagement Fellow will reach out to partners – including schools and community organizations – to recruit new volunteers and community members to support LA’s BEST. The Fellow will also help manage, track and support the organization’s existing network of volunteers and supporters, including the implementation of new systems to support greater community engagement. In addition, the Fellow will gather stories, quotes and photos from volunteers, community members and other LA’s BEST stakeholders to support the organization’s communications and advocacy efforts.

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LA’s BEST VISTA Training and Content Development Fellow:  The VISTA Training and Content Development Fellow will build resources and mechanisms to revamp and increase utilization and effectiveness of the organization’s Learning Management System (LMS)—an online tool for program staff training and development. The VISTA will review and revise curriculum and youth development resources. The VISTA will develop intake criteria and guiding questions to determine content that will ultimately become available to LA’s BEST field staff via the LMS. The VISTA will also assist the LA’s BEST Director of Staff Development to create additional resources, such as an interactive “What’s New” page on the LMS. Click here for a more detailed description of this position & a link to apply.

Social Media and Communications Intern:

We are looking for an intern (non-paid position) to help boost our social media presence and design mass emails. Full job description can be found here. Please submit a resume and cover letter (both are required to be selected as a possible candidate) to Sharon.Feder@lacity.org, and include “Comms & Social Media Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please.