Careers & Internships at Allies

fulfilling nonprofit jobs in Los Angeles

Working at Allies means being courageous enough to imagine things differently — to challenge the status quo, which has failed our community for far too long.

Every day, we support families with care, with empathy, and with the awareness that behind every case is a child. We are anti-poverty, anti-trauma, anti-anything that robs children of a stable and loving life. It takes a village to make the difference, and with Allies, you’re never alone.

People who genuinely care for those they provide service to/care for and also help each other."

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Join us in creating a world where every child has a loving childhood.

All roles eligible for $2,500 sign-on incentive.

Available nonprofit jobs with allies:

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Early Education Program
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The Floater Teacher is responsible to implement classroom activities either in the absence of a Teacher or on a daily basis, in place of a teacher, as needed. The Floater Teacher will aid in the implementation of the daily schedule and routine, leading activities, developing nurturing relationships, and ensuring the safety, security, and supervision of clients.

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Early Education Program
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The Early Education Associate Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include toddlers and/or preschool age children; develops partnerships with birth parent’s/child’s caregivers to engage and encourage family participation in program. The Early Education Associate Teacher is also responsible for ensuring compliance with Allies Policies and Procedures and codes of all relevant oversight and contracting agencies; and works collegially with other staff members of Allies.

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Early Education
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The Early Education (EE) Administrative and Facilities Coordinator provides administrative support to the Head of Educational Excellence in service of Allies’ comprehensive early education programs; provides general clerical support; supports Agency needs, with a focus on Early Education operations; and directly supervises Early Education Center maintenance/facilities team. EE Administrative and Facilities Coordinator must adhere to policies, procedure, best practices, standards and regulation (CCL, CFCAP, HSPPS, CDE. CDSS. COA).

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Early Education Program
Job summary:

The Early Education Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include toddlers and/or preschool age children; develops partnerships with birth parents/child’s caregivers to engage and encourage family participation in program. The Early Education Teacher is also responsible for ensuring compliance with Allies Policies and Procedures and codes of all relevant oversight and contracting agencies; and works collegially with other staff members of Allies.

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Early Education
Job summary:

Allies Early Education programs serve children zero to five, and children/families most vulnerable to negative longterm outcomes (e.g. experiencing homelessness, foster care, poverty, etc.). The Family and Community Specialist (FCS) is a dynamic and multidisciplinary role charged with providing support to children and families (e.g. family resources, recruitment, health, family engagement etc.).

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California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education: Early Head Start-Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP)
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The Child Development Specialist works under the supervision of the FCCHEN Program Manager and with the guidance of the Early Education Center & Early Head Start Director and Early Education Manager. The Child Development Specialist (CDS) partners with a team of CDS’s to ensure comprehensive, high quality early education experiences for children/families enrolled in Allies’ network of contracted licensed family child care home providers (Providers). The Child Development Specialist plays a critical role in client and Provider recruitment, ongoing training, health/safety monitoring, comprehensive family services and lesson plan processes.

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Early Head Start (Prenatal to 3 years of age)
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The Home Educator provides child development services, social services, health services and parent involvement services to families including home visits, socializations, advocacy and crisis intervention in accordance with federal, state and program guidelines. The Home Educator is also responsible for delivering education support and home based services as defined by Head Start Performance Standards. Services include: planning safe, developmentally appropriate experiences for infants and toddlers in home settings that are appropriate to the needs of each family. The Home Educator develops and implements partnerships with Early Head Start families. Overall, the Early Head Start Home Educator must ensure a safe and healthy environment which supports each child’s development

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RFA - Adoptions
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The Wendy’s Wonderful Kids (WWK) Care Coordinator will connect youth who are waiting for permanent homes with families who wish to adopt by implementing and coordinating effective recruitment, matching and support services for a caseload of 12-15 youth. The Care Coordinator will use the WWK evidence-based, child-focused recruitment model to identify possible permanent families for youth in LA County’s foster care system who are over the age of nine, have special needs and/or are part of a sibling group.

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Strengthening Families Department
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Allies is committed to providing mental health support and consultation to those who interact with children and families with social, behavioral and emotional challenges. The Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist is responsible for enhancing depth and breadth of mental health resources available to Allies families and families in our communities. This role will be responsible for supporting the expansion of Allies’ infant/early childhood mental health work (e.g., direct psychotherapy services, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, groups, training etc.) to reach a broader population, including educational settings such as center-based, community-based and home-based environments; conducts community outreach and participates in coordination of care and family events as needed.

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Administration
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The Operations & Volunteer Manager (OV Manager) is responsible for managing key operational functions (including agency-wide information technology and office facilities) as well as the agency’s volunteer program. This role must be proactive in liaising with staff across the agency, identifying and proactively solving problems/proposing solutions, must exercise sound judgement and exhibit a high degree of discretion. The OV Manager directly supervises the Administrative Coordinator and Slauson Office Assistant.

For consideration: Email cover letter and resume to hr@alliesforeverychild.org

Internships at Allies

Allies for Every Child offers a competitive nonprofit internship program available for graduate students in MSW or MFT programs with a deep interest in infant and early childhood mental health.

Become An Ally Today!

Allies for Every Child actively seeks candidates who reflect the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. We believe that diversity and inclusion of varied perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences are essential to our organization’s effectiveness, and allows us to serve our clients in the respectful, responsive, and understanding way that they deserve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

council on accreditation

Allies for Every Child has achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). This means our programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards. Visit www.COAnet.org to learn more about COA Accreditation.

We fight for every child’s right to a loving and healthy childhood.