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We’re looking for motivated, creative individuals who care about children to join our team. Please scroll down to view all positions, including:

Site Staff
AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow

LAUSD Site Positions  – Immediately Available

Work with kids and plan activities! We offer career development opportunities and a compassionate environment. These positions are afternoons during the academic year and mornings and afternoons during summer. Monday through Friday, part time, across Los Angeles County. Must be vaccinated.

Pay Range $16.91-$25.50

APPLY: To apply for this position, please email your resume to HR@lasbest.lausd.net.

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

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)

Please continue reading for requirements.

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).

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Opportunities with our Operations Team

Human Resources Assistant

The Human Resources Assistant is a key member of the LA’s BEST team who supports human resources with a variety of administrative projects. Please read the full job description here.

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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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 HR@lasbest.lausd.net. 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 three one-year (August 2022 to August 2023) AmeriCorps VISTA positions available. For more information about working at LA’s BEST as an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow, please visit the AmeriCorps VISTA website here. The deadline to apply for all positions is August 1, 2022. The application will be available soon.

Alumni Fellow

The goal of the Alumni VISTA Fellow is to outreach to LA’s BEST alumni, collect and write stories about alumni and engage alumni in volunteering and the organization’s development activities. Click here to apply.

Community Engagement Fellow

The VISTA Community Engagement Fellow will be part of the Development Team, helping to increase, track, and analyze the engagement of LA’s BEST stakeholders, which may include our students, parents, current and former staff, staff, donors, volunteers, elected officials and community members. The fellow will outreach and engage with these stakeholders to support the organization’s advocacy, communications, and fundraising efforts. In addition, the fellow will find, track and share resources to share with the LA’s BEST community. To be most successful in this role, the candidate will enjoy outreach and engagement with diverse communities, research, and project management. Click here to apply.

Social Media Fellow

The Social Media VISTA will be part of the Development team and help to increase our followers and presence on social media outlets (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn), to maximize our outreach, fundraising and engagement with supporters, partners, families, prospects and all of Los Angeles. To be most successful in this role, the candidate will have project management and basic design and video editing skills and must have prior experience and knowledge in professional social media. Click here to apply.

“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

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.

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!

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