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

Join Our Team!

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

Current positions available with the nonprofit team are listed below: Development Operations Assistant, Engagement Associate, Government Relations Associate & Communications Manager. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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 Beginning at: $20.53

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!

Please continue reading for the regions and requirements.


  • 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)

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. An LAUSD government background check is required as part of the hiring process for LAUSD. Please note that there may be an upfront fee of $67 associated with the background check due at the time of processing.

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Opportunities With Our Nonprofit Team

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Development Operations Assistant

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Development Operations, the Operations Assistant will lead data entry projects and help coordinate cross-team needs. Please click here for more information and how to apply.

Engagement Associate

The Engagement Associate is a key member of the Nonprofit Office, working closely with the fundraising, advocacy and communications teams to foster increased partner engagement with the LA’s BEST program. They will partner with the LAUSD Operations Office to create opportunities for the broader LA’s BEST community to connect with the progra m in meaningful ways, inspiring increased partnership and support. This is a new position, filling a significant need of the organization. Please click here for more information and how to apply.

Government Relations Associate

The Government Relations Associate will be a key member of the Public Partnerships & Policy team, working closely with the Vice President of Public Partnerships & Policy  to increase the organization’s capacity to strengthen public partnerships and advocate for funding and policies that benefit LA’s BEST communities at the local, state and federal levels. The Associate will support improved internal systems, organization, and processes for the Department, in addition to building external relationships with key stakeholders in government & public institutions. Please click here for more information and how to apply.

Communications Manager

The Communications Manager helps manage LA’s BEST outreach through social media, e-blasts, solicitations and marketing materials and maintain updates on the website. The Communications Manager will also gather content with a storytelling approach, with and for, LA’s BEST stakeholders including prospective supporters, staff, donors and families. To be successful, the Communications Manager will draw on their design skills and experience in digital communications, social media management and basic website maintenance. Please click here for more information and how to apply.


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 for more information and how to apply.



To apply for any of the jobs listed below, 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.

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) Click here for a more detailed description of this position.

Traveling Program Supervisor (LAUSD Area Out-of-School Program Supervisor) Click here for a more detailed description of this position.

Learning Facilitator (LAUSD Area Out-of-School Program Supervisor) Click here for a more detailed description of this position.

Program Supervisor (LAUSD Out-of-School Program Supervisor) Click here for a more detailed description of this position.

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

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.

“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!

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