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.

Operations Office:

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

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To apply for a site staff position, please email your resume to jobs@lasbest.lausd.net.

Interested in an Out-of-School Program Worker position? Join us at our next Job Fair on 5.16.18. For more information, click here. For a list of supervisors interviewing, please click here.

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

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To apply for a site coordinator position, please email your resume to jobs@lasbest.lausd.net.

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

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To apply for a program coach position, please email your resume to jobs@lasbest.lausd.net and include how you heard about this job.

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

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To apply for a traveling program supervisor position, please email your resume to jobs@lasbest.lausd.net and include how you heard about this job.

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

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To apply for a learning facilitator position, please email your resume to jobs@lasbest.lausd.net and include how you heard about this job.

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

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To apply for a program supervisor position, please email your resume to jobs@lasbest.lausd.net.

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

To apply for a staff position in our Operations Office, please email your resume to jobs@lasbest.lausd.net.

Opportunities with our City Hall Team.

City Hall Office:

There are currently no openings in the City Hall Office.

For future openings, interested candidates should submit a resume with cover letter and references to lasbest@lacity.org. Please include the position in the subject line.

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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AmeriCorps VISTA Alumni & Communications Fellow: The VISTA Alumni and Communications Fellow will work with the LA’s BEST development team to create and execute a plan to gather contact information from LA’s BEST alumni, and engage alumni in current organizational activities. VISTAs will organize alumni focus groups to document feedback about alumni’s experiences in LA’s BEST for quality improvement purposes; addressing the needs of the service demographic and help to move participants out of poverty. VISTAs will visit LA’s BEST sites and interview various program stakeholders, including students, staff, parents, teachers, and alumni documenting the impact of LA’s BEST on their lives and within their communities. Resulting anecdotal material will help the organization’s development team better convey the power of LA’s BEST to both internal and external audiences.

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AmeriCorps VISTA Training and Content Development Fellow: Build resources and mechanisms to revamp and increase utilization and effectiveness of the organization’s tools for program staff training and development.

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AmeriCorps VISTA Quality Improvement & Evaluation Fellow: Examine how participation in high-quality education, enrichment, and recreation programming during out-of-school-time impacts the development of academic and social-emotional skills and attributes.

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