Program Specialist

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Founded in 2002 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and with noteworthy support from Program Ambassador Kobe Bryant, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA) is a leading after-school program provider whose programs educate, enlighten and inspire thousands of students each day through after-school activities centered around academic support; health, fitness and nutrition; the visual and performing arts; and youth leadership and community service learning.

In partnership with the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District, Montebello School District, and charter school organizations, ASAS-LA brings innovative, cutting-edge enrichment programs that contribute to reducing drug use, crime and violence; while increasing the safety of students in the after school hours.

As ASAS-LA Program Ambassador for the past five years, Kobe Bryant has provided tremendous support and life changing experiences to All-Star students.
The organization is part of the national After-School All-Stars, which provides after school programs in 14 regions, serving over 92,000 students.



Job Description


Program Specialist- NOW HIRING EXPERIENCED AND  TALENTED PROGRAM SPECIALISTS! Are you a true leader? Do you have experience as a supervisor? AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!


-Responsible for providing a safe and adequate program environment conducive to an enriching and intentional educational experience for students.

-Understanding of state and federal grant requirements.

-Oversee all aspects of day-to-day programming with the support of their Site Mentor.

-Responsible for recruiting capable and effective program staff.

-Maintain positive and open communication with immediate supervisor, ASAS headquarters, program personnel, school administration, faculty, parents and other stakeholders.

-Responsible for effective program planning throughout the year including collaborating with the school day initiatives.

-Responsible for maintaining student participation (dosage) and attendance (ADA) throughout the year via recruitment and retention activities.



-At least 18 years of age and have a High School Diploma (prefer some college education but is not required)

-Experience working in a supervisory capacity in an afterschool, day camp, or youth-based organization REQUIRED.

-Ability to work collaboratively with School District staff, parents and community leaders.

-Familiarity with quality criteria for after school programs.

-Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate sensitivity to others as well as respond to critical  incidents and act swiftly in an emergency situation.

-Excellent organizational and managerial skills.

Additional Information


- 20-23 hours per week

- Roughly 1:30pm-6pm



- $15/HOUR


We are hiring for: SYNERGY KINETIC ACADEMY located at 1420 E. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90011


This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. It is understood that the employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties if requested by the immediate supervisor or director. Job descriptions are reviewed periodically and may be revised if deemed necessary. This job description is not a written or implied contract. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.