A Place Called Home

Art Aide

Employment type
Part Time
24 days ago
Los Angeles, CA

Job Title: Art Aide
Department: Art
Reports to: Art Coordinator
FLSA Status/Hours: Non-Exempt/Up to 25 hours per week
Pay Rate: 13.00-14.00/hour

A Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth and community center in South Central Los Angeles. APCH provides educational programs, counseling, mentoring, music, dance and art classes, fitness and health and wellness opportunities. As youth participate in our programs, they discover interests and talents and develop a better sense of themselves and their place in the world around them. Our goal is to increase the likelihood that youth will stay in school, pursue higher education, attain viable jobs, and become active community members capable of making positive change in the world in which they live.


The Art Aid will assist the various program activities and related tasks within the Art Department at A Place Called Home.


  • Assist with the tracking of attendance and program participation within the Art Programming Area
  • Assist with the supervision of the Art Programming Area during programming hours
  • Complete various administrative tasks in support of Art Department programming
  • Adhere to agency behavioral guidelines when responding to members and mentor through actions, dress code and language to encourage participation that promotes non-competitive and non-confrontational engagement
  • Ensure maintenance of the Art Programming Area
  • Work with the Art team to enforce center rules and policies
  • Support other Art team members in carrying out center philosophy
  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this important job successfully, the Art Aide must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. The ideal candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of employees and our constituents; and will be demonstrably committed to his/her own ongoing personal and professional development. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Technical and Performance Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Flexibility
  • Mission-Driven
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Detailed oriented
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Innovative and Creative
  • Microsoft Office Skills


  • Enrolled in College for related field/Bachelors Degree in Art or Education preferred
  • Experience working with low income youth

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Able to work in chaotic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
  • Walking, standing required on daily basis
  • Sitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
  • Able to communicate and convey accurate information
  • Type 45WPM


Background screening required/Relevant skills assessment during initial screening

To apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter, to Human Resources at [email protected]. (E-mail submission only/No phone inquiries)

Responses will be sent only individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position