Workshops Coordinator


Mar Vista, CA

Workshops Coordinator

Based out of 826LA in Mar Vista


Reporting to the Director of Programs and Operations, the Workshop Coordinator oversees all workshop operations, including evening and weekend workshops. The Coordinator works closely with the Director of Programs and Operations 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 the journalism workshop and other workshops when necessary;

  • Coordinates a summer weeklong writing intensive workshop for middle and high school students, including workshop teacher outreach, student outreach, and implementation;

  • 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 necessary;

  • 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 Director of Programs and Operations;

  • 826LA seeks a candidate who is fluent in Spanish.

Hours: 20-28 hours per week*


*This position is currently posted as a part-time but has the opportunity to become full time with enhanced responsibilities in the near future


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


Online Application: 


Please include your name and "Workshop Coordinator in Mar Vista” in the subject line. 

  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.

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