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Volunteer As A Mentor With America Needs You!

America Needs You (Los Angeles)

June 9, 2018, 1 p.m. - March 7, 2020, 7 p.m.

Looking for a meaningful way to give back in Los Angeles? Apply today to volunteer as a Mentor Coach with America Needs You (ANY) and help an ambitious, first-generation college student reach their full potential!America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development.Impact: America Needs You (ANY) pairs high-achieving, low-income, first-generation college students with young professionals from a variety of industries who serve as their mentors throughout the duration of the two year Fellowship program. Mentor Coaches meet with students in person and remotely to help students achieve their career goals and graduate from college with a full-time job or graduate school placement.Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Mentor Coaches support their student at Saturday workshops held in Los Angeles (6-7 Saturdays per year) and connect one-on-one virtually twice per month.Here are just a few of the benefits of becoming a Mentor Coach:Develop aone-on-one mentoring relationship with your Scholar,and help them achieve their career ambitions.Serve as a role model and resource for your class of 40 Mentor Coach/Scholar pairs.Network with highly accomplished professionals from a variety of industries.Gain access to exclusive professional development and social events.Requirements: To be eligible to apply to be a Mentor Coach, you should:Want to mentor first-generation college students in their personal and professional development.Be available to attend career development workshops 6-7 Saturdays per year for two years.Be a college graduate with 3+ years of work experience, willing to share your industry expertise and network.Application: Apply here!

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515 South Flower St
Los Angeles, California 90071

College Programs Vista Member

All Ways Up Foundation

Feb. 19, 2019, 3 a.m. - Feb. 18, 2020, 3 a.m.

AWU College Programs VISTA Member Make a difference helping low-Income college students succeed! The mission of the ALL WAYS UP Foundation (AWU),, is to help first-generation and low-income youth get into AND through college. By providing scholarships, support for other non-profit organizations and an annual leadership summit, we are working to bridge the gap between ambition and opportunity to break the generational cycle of poverty. The goals of the multi-site project are to increase 1) the number of low-income youth of color who go to and graduate from college and 2) the number of graduates who are financially literate and have the skills required to pursue meaningful employment and/or a career. The All Ways Up (AWU) VISTA Member will assist AWU in achieving these objectives and developing new project activities and sources of community support for 400 ALL WAYS UP scholars. Database experience, social media savvy, and a car are recommended. Member Duties:1) Manage and update the AWU database, including the integration of existing and new applications to track and communicate with AWU scholars, donors, and community partners2) Support and enhance student scholarship programs and all related events and activities, including developing blogs, webinars and workshops focused on financial literacy, workforce readiness, and the college-to-career transition3) Expand the Summer Internship Program by developing relationships and securing opportunities and provide general support for the Program4) Manage the Student Ambassador and Mentorship Programs for scholarship recipients by recruiting volunteer mentors, pairing students with mentors, and staying in regular contact with Student Ambassadors, mentors and participants5) Research best practices and build an All Ways Up Alumni Program6) Maintain and update the current social media/communications plan to enhance communication with target audiencesMonthly Stipend: Approximately $1,394.40 gross plus benefits listed below, including a potential freeze on all federal student loan payments for the service year.Program Benefits : Health Coverage (details at:, Childcare assistance if eligible, Living Allowance, Relocation Allowance, Training, Reimbursement for project related travel, Education award upon successful completion of service, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend.SUMMARYProgram: AmeriCorps VISTA- All Ways Up Capacity Building Project - Year 3Program Start/End Date: 02/19/2019 - 02/18/2020Work Schedule: Full TimeEducation level: College graduateLocation: Culver City, CAContact: Ms. Taos Glickman: tglickman@allwaysup.orgOr apply at:

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5800 Hannum Avenue
Culver City, California 90230

True Happiness Is Helping Others. Apply To Intern At Central Library Today!

Library Foundation Of Los Angeles

March 1, 2019, 3 a.m. - Dec. 31, 2020, 3 a.m.

OverviewInterns will work closely with our accounting team to develop processes, analyze data and complete various projects at Central Library in Downtown Los Angeles. Interns must be reliable and responsible. An ideal candidate has completed fundamental accounting, has a strong interest in learning more about nonprofit operational accounting activities, is proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, and has basic knowledge of operational accounting and general business practices. We will train an enthusiastic candidate.Our interns should commit to a minimum of 6 months and work 15 hours per week. Although our internships are unpaid, interns gain an insightful look into the world of accounting and bookkeeping. Our interns receive unparalleled real world experience and exclusive access to industry professionals.What You Will DoWork with our accounting team to identify vendors, audit-proof transactions and record accounting activityOrganize vendor files, learn hands-on invoice verification procedures and invoice researching techniquesAssist with the fiscal year-end audit and calendar year-end Form 1099 filingsReconcile general ledger accounts, credit card expense reports and bank statementsPrepare invoices and revenue for posting, assist with payroll processing and learn Excel spreadsheets tricksAssist with accounts payable/receivables, create journal entries and perform other duties as assignedWhat We Offer Invaluable first hand accounting experienceReferences/Letters of Recommendation after intern has completed program for a minimum of 6 monthsYoung Literati Friend Membership for 1 year upon completion of your internshipPaid parking and reimbursement of commute mileage, metro pass or bus passOur Proven Track RecordSince 2012, 35 interns have successfully completed our program.35 of our interns have graduated with Bachelors or Masters in Accounting in the top 10% of their class.Our interns are highly sought after and now work at Windes, Goldman Sachs, KPMG, Deloitte, City of LA, etc.Please contact Angela at or (213) 228-7500 for more information.

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Los Angeles Central Library
LOS ANGELES, California 90071

Adoption Coordinator

The Dog Rescue

June 8, 2019, 3 a.m. - Dec. 26, 2021, 3 a.m.

Adoption Coordinator Position Summary: The Adoption Coordinator is responsible for client service and the adoption of animals at The Dog Cafe including but not limited to: adoption placement and facilitation adoptions for The Dog Cafe dogs both at the cafe and at offsite adoption events, creating a positive experience for clients, ensuring quality customer service, ensuring accurate record keeping for animal disposition, providing adoption support, training of volunteers in all aspects of the adoption department, assisting in various volunteer programs, animal care and promoting animals and the adoption program to the public.Essential and Primary Duties/Responsibilities include: Facilitate the complete adoption process according to The Dog Cafe standards and philosophy to include: surveys, checklists, agreements, dog meet dog intros, screenings, medical records, written correspondence, email, and phone calls. Replying to Adoption Applications and all email correspondences within 24 hours Ensuring all volunteers are trained in all policies and procedures of The Dog Cafe, and that they deliver quality customer service, including assisting all clients with finding appropriate pets by facilitating introductions to appropriate animals and disseminating appropriate information. Answering of client inquiries through the adoption team primarily including but not limited to: answering emails and basic questions from the public and appropriately directing emails to other team members when relevant, overseeing responses and information is delivered to appropriate staff as well as respond to general email inquiries. Assisting with in and out of house adoption events as needed including ensuring the location is decorated to fit said event. Providing high quality customer service to people who visit or email The Dog Cafe as well as resolving problems and addressing any client dissatisfaction Adhere to and be acquainted written policies, procedures, protocols, forms and training materials for adoptions, client service; in regards client service and adoptions. Keeping animal records current with information which will help place them into suitable homes, foster homes or rescue including entering past and current medical examinations, observations and behavior notes in Petstablished as needed. Utilize shelter Petstablished to effectively and efficiently track animals coming to and going from the cafe and update files as required including tracking adoptions.Skills and Experience: Customer service experience preferred. Must have the ability to make decisions on behalf of the organization as to approval of animals into adopted homes. Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. The ideal person for this job would be a team player, positive, personable, upbeat, and energetic, takes initiative, and uses tact and diplomacy. Resourceful, roll up the sleeves attitude. The successful candidate must have the initiative to resolve problems and seek answers independently and enthusiastically demonstrate flexibility to persist until goals are achieved. Knowledgeable of breeds, care giving, and characteristics of animals. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands. Computer literate: Google docs and mail and other programs. Ability to professionally advocate The Dog Cafe’s position on issues.Physical and Job Requirements: Valid driver's license with access to transportation to travel on organization business. Ability to effectively interact with and handle all dogs. Must be able to commit to 1 hour per day responding to emails. Must be able to commit to 3 hours per week to being at the cafe getting to know the dogs you will be helping find forever homes for!

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240 n virgil ave #12
Los Angeles, California 90004

Institute Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles- Open House: Summer School At Ica La

Institute Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

July 14, 2019, 2 p.m. - Sept. 8, 2019, 9 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) is a contemporary art museum in Downtown Los Angeles. On Sunday, July 14th, the museum will be hosting an all ages event called "Open House" ICA LA presents Summer School - a new initiative of special exhibitions and programs designed for youth and family audiences. A visit to Summer School sparks the visitor’s imaginative creativity through an exploration of new forms of learning with art.Join us as we celebrate two new exhibitions: Hervé Tullet: Ideal Exhibition in the Project Room and Worldwide Orphans: Element of Play(r) in the Annex Gallery. Each of these presentations directly engages visitors with unique hands-on art-making and innovative educational theories around play.Volunteers are needed to help with various tasks during the event, especially with working with visitors directly.Responsibilities include: Greeting and welcoming visitors to the museum.2. Guiding or way-finding the visitor to the exhibition(s)3. Helping with questions or redirecting visitors to frontline team for any questions about ICA LA4. Commit to weekends from July 14-Sept 8 (flexible on hours)5. Promoting ICA LA summer school events to family, children, and all visitorsNote: Volunteers will be interacting with people from all agesThere will be a mandatory training session to go over any question volunteer might have and go over the event, responsibilities, and commitments. Communication with volunteers will take place via email and phone prior to the event.

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1717 East 7th Street
Los Angeles, California 90021

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