YOUTH PROGRAM MANAGER Organization Summary: We use CREATIVITY to break the cycle of trauma. Million Little is a nonprofit organization that empowers and supports the healing process of children and their families who have experienced trauma through the power of creativity. We provide educational, therapeutic and creative programs and services rooted in the strengths-based model. Incarcerated teens, foster youth, those in poverty and those suffering from violence/adversity are all part of the population that we serve. Position Overview: The program manager is responsible for assisting and delivering programs in the schools, probation camps and community based social services agencies. This position works closely with the assistant program director. Million Little is a small nonprofit; as a result, it is a unique opportunity for all staff members to become part of the core team that actualize the organization's mission and goals together. We seek individual(s) with compassion, curiosity and a genuine desire to learn and grow with us. We expect each staff member to become a creative problem solver and encourage our staff to take initiative and experiment with new ideas to tackle creative challenges.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: * Work closely with Million Little team to develop and facilitate programs at our partner sites which include juvenile detention camps, schools and social services agencies * Create digital arts contents / projects and mentor our youth * Document program activities and organize program data on a weekly basis * Write stories of our youth in the programs and create social media contents to engage and advocate the voices of our youth through the lens of creativity and digital storytelling * Other duties as assigned
Qualifications, Skills & Experiences: * The ideal candidate embraces the power of creativity in both personal and professional life * Have experiences and/or education in the area of digital production, filming, video editing, other forms of art and/or social services, human development or a related field * Cultural competency to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds * Strong written and communication skills * Strong knowledge and understanding of digital storytelling and the landscape of social media * Experienced in using Adobe Premier Pro, Photoshop and/or other editing tools to work on digital arts projects * Believes in the strengths of our youth and truly passionate about utilizing creativity for healing and empowerment
Physical Requirement & Work Environment: * Valid driver's license and auto insurance * Ability to drive to program sites and Million Little office: our office is located in Santa Clarita and the program site locations include but not limited to Santa Clarita, San Fernando Valley, East and South LA * Must be able to lift 30 pounds, move materials (clay, paints, equipment, etc) on carts around program sites
If offered Position: * Must obtain and clear a background check (Live Scan) *May require First Aid/CPR certification * May require TB test
Job Type: Full-time Benefits: Full-time employees are eligible for paid sick leave, vacation and holidays in addition to Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Account (QSEHRA). We also offer professional development opportunities that are tailored to your individual career growth.
Start Date: This position is open now. Resumes and portfolios will be accepted on a rolling basis until the right candidates is found. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume along with a link to your art portfolio (if available, strongly recommended) with the subject line “Program Manager Application” to firstname.lastname@example.org
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PO Box 800369 Santa Clarita, CA 91380
Million Little Office
25050 Avenue Kearny Suite 105 Valencia, CA 91355
(661) 425-4872 email@example.com
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