GRYD is currently seeking candidates for Summer Night Lights seasonal job opportunities for the summer of 2019. Positions are listed below. To apply, click the link under the position that interests you.
Arts Program Coordinator
The Arts program coordinator is responsible for overseeing the SNL arts component and its contractors. SNL’s comprehensive violence reduction strategy and community engagement mission is made possible in part by the artists and educators participating in the intensive instruction and cultural exchange at each program site. The SNL Art Program component will focus on arts curriculum that illustrates and embraces the historical and cultural connections between African/African-American and Latin American/Latino/Chicano(a) people while engaging community members across the family life cycle (infants to elders).
The Youth Squad works collaboratively with other SNL staff, Mayor’s Office GRYD staff and program partners (LAPD, Recreation and Parks, GRYD contracted providers) to support all aspects of SNL program service delivery and engagement at one (1) identified site. Specifically, the Youth Squad is responsible for the implementation of programming, outreach and program calendar. The Youth Squad will work collaboratively with diverse populations and manage complex situations effectively.
The Lead Youth Squad (LYS) Member works independently and collaboratively with the Mayor’s GRYD staff, the Site Coordinators, Cluster Coordinator, the Youth Squad team and all program partners to oversee aspects of SNL program service delivery at one (1) identified site. The LYS will develop and supervise nightly team assignments, collect and report program activity information (food counts and activity counts), monitor supplies and maintain adequate inventories, and assist with program implementation and outreach. The LYS will work collaboratively with diverse populations; which include potential perpetrators and victims of violence, as well as possess strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills.