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Learning Rights Law Center (“LRLC”) is a nonprofit organization that provides legal services to disadvantaged students not receiving an equitable public education.   

 

LRLC focuses its efforts on the most vulnerable K-12 students who have learning disabilities, physical disabilities, or otherwise face discrimination. LRLC addresses the crisis in the education system through advocacy, litigation, training and community organizing.

Current Listings

 

TIGER Program Associate

POSITION

The Program Associate position is under the supervision of the TIGER Program Manager.

 

Training Individuals for Grassroots Education Reform (TIGER) is a hands-on, parent self-advocacy program designed and taught by Learning Rights, to foster the tools of families in need, so that they may successfully advocate within the special education system. Every year TIGER works with hundreds of families residing in communities in Los Angeles County including: Downey, Downtown Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, Long Beach, the San Gabriel Valley (El Monte), the San Fernando Valley (Pacoima), South Los Angeles (Watts) and Whittier. For more information visit: https://www.learningrights.org/tiger-training

 

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required;

  • Ability to work part-time, including 1-2 Saturdays on a monthly basis

  • Self-motivated leader who can work independently as well as part of team with strong interpersonal skills;

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;

  • The ability to multitask, tackle problems as they arise and work with deadlines;

  • Experience conducting community outreach and developing outreach materials;

  • Experience planning events;

  • Experience working with parents and/or minority communities, students with disabilities, and other disenfranchised communities; Attention to cultural competence with family and community engagement.

  • High school diploma or 2-3 years relevant professional experience;

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Must have own transportation and valid Driver’s License.

 

 

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports project plans to ensure all TIGER program events and related outreach efforts are executed to meet expected goals and outcomes.

 

TIGER PROGRAM – 70%

  • Maintaining, sorting, and securing all student files and demographic data;

  • Assisting student attendance process, including collecting and entering monthly student attendance;

  • Organizing and updating data on student applications;

  • Assisting with planning and registration process for parent trainings and related program events;

  • Communicating with parents and community members regarding class updates and program reminders; Responding to parent requests for resource referrals.

  • Printing and Preparing teaching materials and class reminders;

  • Translating class materials and other resources;

  • Organizing and maintaining the calendar and contacts for TIGER Program;

  • Keeping data and updating reporting information; and

  • Assisting with the production of data reports for program grants.

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT – 30%

  • Assist with strategic planning and community relationship building; 

    • Conduct outreach on behalf Learning Rights Law Center & TIGER Program to stakeholders and community partners.

    • Ability to represent the organization at meetings, events and community resource fairs.

    • Communicate with parents, stakeholders, and community partners about program and services;

    • Manages program communications and social media presence by creating and posting content, as well as engaging with student requests via social media.

  • Log outreach data on behalf of organization onto Salesforce

 

 

SALARY RANGE

$17 hourly

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Learning Rights Law Center is an equal opportunity employer.  People with disabilities, women, people of color and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  For more information on Learning Rights, please visit our website at www.learningrights.org.

 

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and references to carmenr@learningrights.org. Put “TIGER Program Associate” in the subject line.

 

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Learning Rights Law Center

1625 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 500

Los Angeles, CA 90015 213-489-4030

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