Since 1955, The Young Musicians Foundation’s (YMF) mission is to empower under-served, frequently marginalized students to find creativity, connection and joy through music. YMF’s Teaching Artists are at the heart of our organization’s mission by providing tuition-free weekly music instruction to students and community members. Our accessible and responsive approach to vocal, instrumental, music technology, and general music instruction reaches students ages 4 to adult across Los Angeles through partnerships with under-resourced schools and community programs covering a 195-square-mile area in greater Los Angeles.
The Program Coordinator supports the programming needs of a fast-paced and wide-reaching nonprofit arts organization. This person will work closely with the Programs Director and Program Manager to support the implementation and administration of all aspects of YMF’s three programmatic areas, including in-school programs, Community Music Academy programs, and partnership programs. This position is primarily overseen by the Program Manager.
YMF is currently located in northeast Los Angeles, situated between Glassell Park and Cypress Park. We are currently in the process of relocating our headquarters to the Historic South Central district located between Jefferson and Central and will remain there for an indefinite period of time.
The position is non-exempt, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 9:30am – 5:30pm. Schedule is flexible with advance notice to the Program Manager and Programs Director.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assessments and Program Evaluation
YMF Media & Communications
Physical and Additional Requirements:
We highly value a diverse team and an equitable work environment where every member of our team is set up to thrive. We have taken steps to nurture this environment including an Equity, Diversity, Access, and Inclusion Committee that leads work to transform injustice within the organization. We expect all team members to take responsibility for co-creating an equitable work community where everyone is able to do impactful, world-changing work. We review our policies and practices for equity frequently.
We encourage you to apply if this job sounds like a good fit for you and vice versa, even if you don’t feel as if you meet all the qualifications/requirements. Folks who are queer, trans, non-binary, people of color, parents, are/have been system impacted, have different abilities, are immigrants and anyone who has experienced systemic oppression and gender-based violence is encouraged to apply. We also encourage you to apply if this job sounds like a good fit for you and vice versa, even if you don’t feel as if you meet all the qualifications/requirements.”
Salary & Benefits: Salary range $37,000 – $41,500 depending on experience. Full health, vision, and dental coverage. Two weeks paid vacation plus paid time off between December 24th and January 2nd for winter holidays. Opportunities for paid professional development.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Program Coordinator” in the subject line.
Application Deadline: Friday, August 13th, 2021