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.

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-$26.78

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)

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 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.

Opportunities With Our Nonprofit Team

President & CEO 

LA’s BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program, founded in 1988 by Mayor Tom Bradley, is seeking to hire an experienced President & CEO to lead the organization.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a proven visionary and action-oriented leader with executive experience to build on LA’s BEST’s rich history and impact, inspire and drive collaborative growth, advocate in the afterschool and expanded learning field, and increase and diversify revenue with an emphasis on maximizing and expanding public funding, increasing funds raised from individuals, foundations, and corporations. The President & CEO works to enable access to LA’s BEST programming to the greatest number of children possible, while maintaining overall program quality and equity of access throughout the communities served; and continuing to invest in staff and build a collaborative culture that values staff input and development, prioritizes diversity and inclusion and better positions and markets LA’s BEST as an employer of choice.

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be responsible for the success of the organization in collaboration with the Board of Directors, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the City of Los Angeles, the private sector, and a team of committed and talented staff. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President and CEO will lead the Board and staff through the development, refinement, and execution of a holistic and unified strategic vision and multi-year strategic plan. As the lead executive, spokesperson and advocate for LA’s BEST, the President & CEO will strengthen and expand public and private partnerships significant to the organization’s health and impact, including collaborating with the Chief Operating Officer, representing LAUSD, to ensure effective implementation of the mission.

LA’s BEST’s next President & CEO will demonstrate integrity; a transparent and collaborative style; an enthusiasm for the mission of the organization; and a commitment to boldly pursuing sustainable growth and change to move LA’s BEST forward.

Please click here for the full job description and details how to apply by June 1, 2023. 

“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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