Workshops Coordinator


Mar Vista, CA

Reporting to the Mar Vista Programs Manager, the Workshop Coordinator oversees all
workshop operations, including evening and weekend workshops. The Coordinator works
closely with the Programs Manager to ensure that the writing workshop programs are
educational, fun, and project-oriented. The Coordinator ensures that student and volunteer
numbers are met, and that volunteers are trained and ready for working with 826LA
students. The Workshop Coordinator works closely with other programming staff
throughout 826LA.

Position responsibilities:

● Oversees Mar Vista workshops on Wednesday evenings and weekends, including
Barnacle’s Bookworms, Journalism and Saturday workshops;
● Ensures attendance, evaluations, and operations are complete and on time;
● Supports the publication process in Mar Vista for journalism workshop and other
workshops when necessary;
● Coordinates summer weeklong writing intensive workshop for middle and high
school students, including workshop teacher outreach, student outreach, and
● Supports the Tuesday & Thursday Night Tutoring (TNT) Program;
● Does outreach for Workshop program, creates and distributes workshop flyers,
updates online calendar, blog posts, and supports other programmatic outreach as
● Makes sure lab is tidy and that 826 is locked down;
● Trains and supervises workshop support interns;
● Recruits and trains volunteers for workshops;
● Coordinates volunteer and student numbers for workshops and works with
volunteer team to ensure correct student-volunteer ratio in workshops;
● Responsible for organizing staff appreciation events for Mar Vista office and
birthdays organization-wide;
● Reports to the Mar Vista Programs Manager.
Hours: 15-20 hours per week

In order to be considered for the Workshop Coordinator position, you must thoroughly
complete this online application, and also send the following to [email protected]:

Online Application:

1. A cover letter that includes a summary of your relevant experience and a specific
explanation of why you are interested in working at 826LA;
2. A detailed resume;
3. A list of three references.
Please include your name and "Workshop Coordinator” in the subject line.

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