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  1. For Job openings, submit your resume, a cover letter and required documents to career@millionlittle.com.
  2. If selected we will schedule an interview.
  3. For mentor inquiry, please contact apply@millionlittle.com.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY

SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER

Position Overview:
The Senior Program Manager is responsible for assisting, developing and delivering Million Little programs in the probation camps, community based social services agencies and schools. This position works closely with the Executive Director. Million Little is a small nonprofit organization; as a result, it is a unique opportunity for all staff members to become part of the core team that actualizes 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 that 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 team members to develop, facilitate and support programs at partner sites which include public schools, juvenile detention camps, and community based social services agencies
* Work closely with the Executive Director to develop school program curricula and facilitate Million Little’s school based arts education programs at our partner sites (grade:K-6 and beyond)
* Document program activities and organize program data on a weekly basis
* Develop strategic and management systems for volunteer and intern for education programs  
* Recruit, train, manage and support volunteers and interns both on and off sites
* Establish new program activities and expand programs in schools (Los Angeles County) in accordance with strategic and operating plans
* 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
* Mentor Million Little youth both on and off sites
* Create digital arts contents/projects *Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experiences:
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The ideal candidate embraces the power of creativity in both personal and professional life
* Minimum 2 years of program management in the nonprofit social services sector
* Have experiences and/or education in the area of human development, child development, social services or a related field
* Cultural competency to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
* Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
* Strong knowledge and understanding of digital storytelling and the landscape of social media is a plus
* Experienced in using Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and other editing tools to work on digital arts projects is a plus
* Believes in the strengths-based model for youth development and truly passionate about utilizing creativity for empowerment and the population Million Little serves
* Bilingual skills, a plus (English/Spanish fluency preferred)
* Strong commitment for social change through the arts
* Additional assets include persistence, self-motivation, organizational skills, versatility, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, ability to prioritize, detail-oriented and keen observation skills

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
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Ability to drive to program sites across Los Angeles County and Million Little office in Valencia. Our program sites include but are not limited to Santa Clarita, San Fernando Valley, Central, East and South LA
* Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
* Must be able to lift 30 pounds, move materials (clay, paints, equipment, etc) on carts around program sites
* Must be flexible working in a fast-paced, non-profit environment and open to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends

If offered position:
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Must obtain and clear a background check (Live Scan)
* Must provide a proof of COVID-19 vaccination
* May require to provide First Aid/CPR certification from American Red Cross or American Heart Association
* May require a certification of negative TB status

Benefits:Million Little’s benefit package includes paid sick time, vacation and holidays and QSEHRA health benefit. We also offer professional development opportunities that are tailored to individuals’ career growth.

Job Type: Full time
Compensation Range: $55,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year

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 (Microsoft Word or PDF) along with a link to your digital arts portfolio (if available, strongly recommended), subject line “Program Manager Application” to career@millionlittle.com


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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Position Overview: Million Little is seeking a Program Coordinator who is responsible for activities associated with the creation, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of programs at Million Little. It requires strong problem-solving skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work with teams in a social-emotional learning environment. The Program Coordinator assists and supports the program managers and facilitators/artists in the field; in addition to overseeing the daily coordination, documentation, preparation, the scheduling, and oversight of classes, special events and projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
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Coordinate and maintain the program schedule of all classes, events and projects
*Coordinate transportation
*Provide various administrative support duties raging from data entry and scheduling to complex administrative coordination
*Assist with tracking of program data
*Assist in preparing program materials and facilitating programs
*Work with Executive Director and Program Managers on all administrative elements across programs
*Perform other program administrative duties as needed to support the mission of the organization and the day-to-day operation of the programs
*Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
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A self-starter with the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
* Exhibit patience and sensitivity and enjoy working with youth
* Possess a strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task high volume request, and re-prioritize
* Complete tasks on time, both routine and urgent
* Believes in the strengths-based model for youth development and truly passionate about utilizing creativity for empowerment and the population Million Little serves
* Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus
* Knowledge in creative softwares such as Canva, Adobe Premier, Photoshop, ProCreate is a plus

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
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Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance
* Must be able to lift 30 pounds, move materials (clay, paints, equipment, etc) on carts around program sites
* Must be flexible working in a fast-paced, non-profit environment and open to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends
Must be willing to travel and have reliable transportation required to visit Million Little partner sites across Los Angeles and Million Little office in Santa Clarita, CA 91355

If offered position:
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Must obtain and clear a background check (Live Scan)
*Must provide a proof of COVID-19 vaccination
*May require to provide First Aid/CPR certification from American Red Cross or American Heart Association
*May require a certification of negative TB status

Benefits: Million Little’s benefit package includes paid sick time, vacation and holidays, mileage reimbursement, and QSEHRA health benefit. We also offer professional development opportunities that are tailored to individuals’ career growth.

Job Type: Full Time
Compensation Range: $20-$25/hour

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to career@millionlittle.com with the subject line "Program Coordinator Application."

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YOUTH PROGRAM FACILITATOR

Position Overview: Youth Program Facilitator/Artist at Million Little will facilitate our strengths based arts programming that is youth centered that uplifts cultural values and students’ individuality. This position provides artists the opportunity to utilize their expertise and/or develop skills in areas including in-person facilitation, healing arts integration and relationship building through the arts. Youth Program Facilitator/Artist at Million Little will develop lesson plans in their art form as well as other mediums for youth at our various partner sites (juvenile detention facilities, community based social services agencies and schools).

WE ARE SEEKING FACILITATORS (ARTISTS) IN VISUAL, DIGITAL ARTS AND MUSIC PRODUCTION.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
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Ability to collaborate with youth and lead them in expressing and creating authentic works based on youth’s ideas and interests
*Develop, write, and update lesson plans with the ability to revise plans based on the interests and needs of the students
*Sustain and model a strong commitment to program objectives
*Participate in staff training and attend staff meetings as needed
*Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
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Exhibit patience and sensitivity and enjoy working with youth
*Minimum of 1 year of experience teaching and/or working with at risk youth
*Knowledge and/or experience teaching in a youth-centered arts context
*Ability to differentiate instruction for diverse populations
*Knowledge of State of California Content Standards for Visual and Performing Arts and Social Emotional Learning is a plus
*Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
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Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance
*Must be able to lift 30 pounds, move materials (clay, paints, equipment, etc) on carts around program sites
*Must be flexible working in a fast-paced, non-profit environment and open to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends
*Must be willing to travel and have reliable transportation required to visit Million Little partner sites across Los Angeles and Million Little office in Santa Clarita, CA 91355

If offered position:
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Must obtain and clear a background check (Live Scan)Must provide a proof of COVID-19 vaccination
*May require to provide First Aid/CPR certification from American Red Cross or American Heart Association
*May require a certification of negative TB status

Hours: Part time, up to 24 hours per week
Compensation Range: $20-$24/hour

Start Date: Resumes and portfolios will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To Apply: please send a cover letter, resume and creative portfolio to career@millionlittle.com.

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MENTOR OPPORTUNITY

At Million Little, mentors are important to the work we do, and we would not be here without the unwavering support of people like you!

We are offering an exciting mentorship opportunity through our CREATE THE CHANGE Leadership Program. This will support youth ages 16-25 as they gain creative skills that will help them pursue a career of their choices based on their talents and interests. As a mentor you can empower youth in our community to make positive life choices that enable them to realize their fullest potential and see the world from a whole new lens!

Being a mentor is for you if:
* You are passionate about amplifying youth voices and dedicated to helping young people break down barriers of systemic oppression
* You truly believe in the healing power of the arts

Time commitment:
* Weekly communication with your mentee via call/text/email/zoom or in-person (minimum one-hour per week)
* Minimum one program visit (Los Angeles County) during Create the Change Leadership Program

Ready to learn more?

Contact apply@millionlittle.com or our program manager at latavia@millionlittle.com or 661-213-9448

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