LA's BEST AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

200 North Main Street, Suite 700

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 978-0798

Contact person: Meaghan Townsend

E-mail contact persons:  mtownsen@mayor.lacity.org

Contact hours: Monday thru Friday 9am to 5pm.

Agency URL (web address): http://www.lasbest.org

Services or activities: Supervised and safe after school education, recreation, and enrichment activities for elementary school children, ages 5 to 12, throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Ages and ethnicity of those served: Age 5 to 12; predominantly Hispanic with other ethnicities represented.  Between 80 and 250 children per school site at 75 schools.

Length of minimum commitment: At least 8 weeks, but longer preferred.

Hours per week: At lease one hour, no weekends.

Formal training program: No formal training, on site training is available by staff, and they receive an LA's Best volunteer guide book.

Personal qualities of volunteers: Team players, good communication, enthusiastic about working with children, good listener, and responsible   and mature.

Required skills/qualities: See above.

Additional requirements:  TB Test.

Direct supervision: Yes, volunteer will receive direct supervision.

Supervision entails: Volunteer must always be in presence of staff when with children; will be working with staff daily activity assigned or requested.

Additional comments: None.

 

 

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