YOUTH PROGRAM MANAGER *** Position is temporarily remote due to COVID-19 *** Organization Summary: We use CREATIVITY to break the cycle of trauma. Million Little provides strengths based therapeutic arts programs and services for youth in underserved and at-risk environments as a powerful tool for personal and social transformation, resilience and healing. Position Overview: The Program Manager is responsible for assisting, developing and delivering programs in the schools, probation camps, and community based social services agencies. This position works closely with the Executive Director. Million Little is a young nonprofit organization; 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 to heal and empower youth and communities we serve. 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 and Responsibilities: • Work closely with the Executive Director to develop and facilitate programs at our partner sites which include juvenile detention camps, public schools and community based social services agencies • Mentor youth and volunteers with their creative projects and support their social and emotional development through relationship building and active listening • Document program activities and organize program data on a weekly basis • Write stories of our youth regularly • Create digital arts projects and social media contents to share the stories of our youth through the lens of creativity and empowerment • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications, Skills and 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, video editing, art, community development, social services or a related field • Cultural competency to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Strong skills of written and digital storytelling • Experiences in video editing / digital production is a plus • Believes in the strengths of our youth and truly passionate about utilizing creativity for healing and empowerment
Physical Requirements and Work Environment: • This position is temporarily remote due to COVID-19 restrictions • Valid driver's license • Ability to drive to program sites and Million Little office: our office is located in Santa Clarita and the program locations include but not limited to Santa Clarita, 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: Part-time (15-25 hours/week) to start, but it may potentially increase hours and become a full-time position. $15-$20/hour based on work experience. Start Date: This position is open now. Resumes and portfolios will be accepted on a rolling basis until the right candidate is found. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume along with a link to your art portfolio (if available, strongly recommended) , subject line "Youth 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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