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Carson, CA, Downey, Lawndale, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, South LA, Sylmar, CA, Van Nuys, CA
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Title: Program Assistant

Location: South LA, Van Nuys, Carson, Lawndale, Sylmar, and Downey

Availability: August 8, 2024 - August 1, 2025

About the Role:

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Program Assistant to support our team in implementing education and community engagement programs in the creative arts field. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications
- Great attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
- Positive attitude and willingness to be a team player
- Knowledge of Google Forms, Spreadsheets, etc.
- Outgoing, friendly, tech-savvy, and hardworking
- Self-thinker and ability to think outside the box
- Reliable transportation to locations throughout Los Angeles (South LA, Van Nuys, Carson, Lawndale, Sylmar, and Downey)
- Reliable tech (cellphone, laptop/computer, and internet access)
- Available on a part-time basis
- Available start date: August 8, 2024 - August 1, 2025
- Great communication skills

Responsibilities
- Construct and reply to emails
- Answer phone calls
- Calendar scheduling
- Note-taking during meetings
- Coordinate meetings
- Maintain scripts, schedules, master lists, and all other related documents for residencies

Benefits
- Pay: $27.00 per hour
- Flexible hours (up to 18 hours a week)

If you are a proactive and detail-oriented individual who is passionate about education and community engagement, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our team.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, a link to your portfolio, and a brief cover letter explaining your interest in this position and your experience working with youth to info@michaelsdaughter.org and assist@michaelsdaughter.org.

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Job Title: Program Assistant Location: South LA, Van Nuys, Carson, Lawndale, Sylmar, and Downey Availability: August 8, 2024 – August […]

Fixed Pay / Stipend
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title: Animator(s) Wanted for Inspiring Inner-City Youth Program!

Join The Michael’s Daughter Foundation in making a difference through the power of art! We are a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free and low-cost arts programs to inner-city and incarcerated youth in the Los Angeles area. This semester, we are embarking on an exciting project, creating four to six animated short films produced by our talented students. We're on the lookout for passionate animators who can work remotely, ensuring these films come to life on a quick timeline.

Project Overview:
Total Budget: $5500 for 4-6 animated short films
Film Duration: 2-3 minutes each
Target Completion Date: 10/25/24
Public Screening: December
Scripts and Illustrations Inspiration: Provided by October 25th

How You Can Contribute:

As an animator, you'll play a crucial role in bringing the creative visions of our students to the screen. We encourage you to bring your unique style and expertise to this collaborative project, contributing to the growth and empowerment of the youth we serve.

Ideal Candidate:

Someone who is starting in their animation career and is looking for experience. Someone passionate about making a difference in young people’s lives.

How to Apply:

If you're excited about this opportunity or have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to us at info@michaelsdaughter.org and assist@michaelsdaughter.org.

Why Join Michael’s Daughter:

The Michael’s Daughter Foundation, founded by Actress Ciera Payton, strives to create an inclusive and nurturing environment where artists can inspire and empower young minds through their creativity. Supported by the California Arts Council and the AMITY Foundation, our in-house short filmmaking workshop series is a unique collaboration with one Los Angeles County school and one Juvenile Detention Facility. We invite you to interview with us to explore the opportunity to contribute to our organization.

Our Past Programs

The Michael's Daughter Foundation Behind The Scenes

Our Stories 2023 Live Stream at the Miracle Theater

Behind the Scenes of the 1st Michael's Daughter Project

We look forward to the possibility of working together to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth we serve!

Best,
The Michael’s Daughter Team

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Job Title: Animator(s) Wanted for Inspiring Inner-City Youth Program! Join The Michael’s Daughter Foundation in making a difference through the […]

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Lawndale, CA, Van Nuys, CA
Posted 3 weeks ago

Position: Onset Sound Technician
Location: Lawndale, CA and Van Nuys, CA
Availability: June 24th - August 2nd
Duration: Approximately 5-10 days, with a maximum of 6 hours per day

About the Role:

We are looking for a skilled Onset Sound Technician to join our non-profit youth filmmaking program. This exciting opportunity involves working closely with middle and high school students to help them create short films. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in capturing high-quality audio and a passion for mentoring young people.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Audio Setup and Capture: Set up and operate audio equipment to capture clear, high-quality sound for various types of scenes, including spoken word, songs, monologues, and short scenes.
  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with the DP/Cinematographer and other program members to ensure seamless integration of sound with visual elements.
  • Youth Engagement: Guide and assist middle and high school students in understanding and handling audio equipment, fostering a supportive learning environment.
  • Scene Recording: Ensure consistent audio quality during all filming sessions, adapting to different locations and conditions as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years as a sound technician with a portfolio of work demonstrating proficiency in capturing high-quality audio for film or video.
  • Technical Skills: Expertise in using professional audio equipment, including microphones, boom poles, and audio recorders.
  • Must have own equipment
  • Client Interaction: Experience working directly with clients, teaching artists, and youth.
  • Transportation: Reliable transportation to travel to school sites in Lawndale, CA, and Van Nuys, CA.
  • Availability: Available during June 24th - August 2nd.

Desired Skills:

  • Basic understanding of sound editing.
  • Comfortable working with youth and creating a collaborative atmosphere.

Benefits:

  • Compensation: Flat pay/stipend for the duration of the project.
  • Day rate $300/day 
  • 4 hours a day: Maximum of 6 hours. 
  • Maximum $1800
  • Additional compensation for pre-production meetings at $50/hourCompensation: Flat pay/stipend for the duration of the project.
  • Creative Collaboration: Opportunity to work on a creative project and collaborate with an emerging non-profit organization. 
  • Professional Development: Gain valuable experience working with young people in a non-profit setting and in the field of filmmaking and being a part of something truly special
  • Receive final copy of work and credited in film(s)

If you have a passion for audio and filmmaking and enjoy working with youth, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, a link to your portfolio, and a brief cover letter explaining your interest in this position and your experience working with youth to info@michaelsdaughter.org and assist@michaelsdaughter.org.

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Position: Onset Sound TechnicianLocation: Lawndale, CA and Van Nuys, CAAvailability: June 24th – August 2ndDuration: Approximately 5-10 days, with a […]

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Lawndale, CA, Van Nuys, CA
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title: Program DP / Cinematographer

Location: Lawndale, CA and Van Nuys, CA

Availability: June 24th - August 2nd
Duration: Approximately 4-8 days, with a maximum of 6 hours per day

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Program DP/Cinematographer to join our team for an exciting project involving middle and high school students. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of shot composition and creative angles, and be passionate about teaching and inspiring young filmmakers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Shot Composition and Camera Settings: Quickly set up shots and adjust camera settings quickly and efficiently to capture student short films.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with Program Teaching Artists to maximize coverage and ensure a cohesive visual style.
  • Lighting: Minimal/No Light Set up. Must know how to set up scenes indoor and outdoor using both artificial lights and natural light.
  • Youth Engagement: Work with middle and high school students to guide them in filming short films. Short films will be in the form of scripted, spoken word, songs, monologues, or short scenes.
  • Education: Teach and share with students basic camera handling and filmmaking skills, fostering a collaborative and creative atmosphere.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years as a cinematographer with a portfolio showcasing videos with wide audience appeal.
  • Technical Skills: Firm understanding of shot composition and creative angles.
  • Equipment: Own a professional-grade camera with lenses.
  • Client Interaction: Experience working directly with clients, teaching artists, and youth.
  • Transportation: Reliable transportation to travel to school sites in Lawndale, CA and Van Nuys, CA.
  • Availability: Available during Summer 2024.

Desired Skills:

  • Basic editing skills.
  • Comfortable working with youth and creating a collaborative atmosphere.
  • Bilingual: Spanish and English

If you are passionate about filmmaking and enjoy working with youth, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, a link to your portfolio, and a brief cover letter explaining your interest in this position and your experience working with youth to info@michaelsdaughter.org and assist@michaelsdaughter.org.

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Job Title: Program DP / Cinematographer Location: Lawndale, CA and Van Nuys, CA Availability: June 24th – August 2ndDuration: Approximately […]

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title: Program Supervisor

About Us:

The Michael's Daughter Foundation is dedicated to offering free and low-cost enrichment programs to youth and families in communities significantly impacted by incarceration. Our mission is to create opportunities for growth, education, and positive experiences that empower these individuals to thrive. The people we serve come from an array of backgrounds, most notably black and latinx. We offer our programs primarily to inner-city youth and youth in Juvenile Facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Is a direct liaison between the Executive Director and program teams and program sites; fielding calls, emails, and communications from parents, program site leadership, and program teams
  • Curriculum Oversight: Oversee curriculum for the foundation's programs, ensuring alignment with educational standards and program goals.
  • Staff Management: Recruit, advise, and supervise program staff, ensuring high performance and adherence to program standards.
  • Program Implementation: Monitor the implementation of programs, evaluating their effectiveness and making adjustments as necessary.
  • Scheduling and Budgeting: Develop detailed program schedules and manage budgets to ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Community Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate and communicate with our program partners to enhance program offerings and ensure they meet community needs.
  • Compliance and Objectives: Ensure all programs comply with established goals and objectives, meeting both internal and external standards.
  • Communication: Maintain regular communication with parents, program site partners, and program teams.
  • Financial Processing: Process payments for all staff and contractors involved in the programs.
  • Data Management: Collect and enter data in accordance with grantor requirements, using systems such as the Apricot System.
    • Collect demographic data from parental permission forms and audience evaluations.
    • Formulate and manage electronic data collection methods (e.g., Google Forms).
    • Input handwritten data into electronic formats.
  • Student and Staff Tracking: Keep track of student rosters and monitor the hours of key staff.
  • Logistics and Supplies: Order and/or deliver supplies and materials to teaching assistants (TAs) and program sites.
  • Program Debriefs: Organize and conduct program debrief sessions to assess performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Program Activities Coordination: Coordinate specific program activities, including:
    • Scheduling filming/voice-over recording days and program documentation days.
    • Scheduling funder observation days.
  • Program Relations: Maintain relationships with program participants, parents, and stakeholders, ensuring effective communication and engagement.
  • Evaluation and Reporting: Distribute and collect program evaluation forms from students and staff, and audience/community assessment forms.
    • Share and input collected data into the Apricot Database for funder reporting.
  • Promotion and Registration: Design and distribute program and event flyers to schools and program sites. 
  • Organize program registration and manage data through Google Forms and Google Folders.
  • Regular Check-ins: Conduct bi-weekly or monthly check-ins with key staff to monitor progress and address any issues.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in program management or a similar role.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficient in data collection and management systems (e.g., Apricot, Google Forms).
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse community partners and stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must be comfortable with sitting in classrooms and Juvenile Detention Facilities

Desired Skills:

  • Comfortable working with youth
  • Bilingual: Spanish and English

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal person for this position is well-organized, and comfortable working with artists and, in some cases, youth. They have a strong sense of leadership and authority, take initiative in planning and organizing, and know how to communicate positively and effectively.

Work Details:

  • This is primarily a work-from-home, part-time contractor position with some in-person interactions such as classroom visits and team-building sessions.
  • Pay is $30/hour.
  • Maximum yearly pay is approximately $42K.
  • The contractor creates their own schedule of hours.
  • Begins August 1st, 2024 - July 31st, 2025

This role ensures the effective delivery and continuous improvement of the foundation's programs, creating a positive impact on the community and program participants.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, a link to your portfolio or project management previews, and a brief cover letter explaining your interest in this position and your experience working with youth to info@michaelsdaughter.org and assist@michaelsdaughter.org.

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Job Title: Program Supervisor About Us: The Michael’s Daughter Foundation is dedicated to offering free and low-cost enrichment programs to […]

Stipend Pay
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title: Volunteer Board Member

About Us:

The Michael's Daughter Foundation is dedicated to offering free and low-cost enrichment programs to youth and families in communities significantly impacted by incarceration. Our mission is to create opportunities for growth, education, and positive experiences that empower these individuals to thrive. The people we serve come from an array of backgrounds, most notably black and latinx. We offer our programs primarily to inner city youth and youth in Juvenile Facilities. 

The ideal Board Member is someone who has a clear understanding of our mission to enrich the lives of our participants and is passionate about this cause. They are motivated to help the organization grow and evolve. They may even have their personal connection to our mission or may have been system-impacted as well.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: fundraising, event planning, marketing, and partnership development.
  • Background in non-profits
  • Background in the arts is a plus
  • A strong commitment to the mission of The Michael's Daughter Foundation.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other board members and foundation staff.
  • Availability to attend monthly meetings and key events throughout the year.

Expectations:

  • Board members are expected to be active participants, contributing their time, expertise, and resources to support the foundation’s goals.
  • This is a volunteer position; however, the impact of your contribution will be deeply rewarding and instrumental in transforming lives within our community.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference and have the skills and dedication to help advance our mission, we would love to hear from you. Please send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience to info@michaelsdaughter.org.

Deadline for Applications: July 1, 2024

Join us at The Michael's Daughter Foundation and help us create a brighter future for youth and families affected by incarceration. Your expertise and passion can make a profound difference!

Contact Information:
The Michael's Daughter Foundation
23638 Lyons Ave #233
Newhall, CA 91321
info@michaelsdaughter.org
assist@michaelsdaughter.org
www.michaelsdaughter.org

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Job Title: Volunteer Board Member About Us: The Michael’s Daughter Foundation is dedicated to offering free and low-cost enrichment programs […]

Stipend Pay
Posted 1 year ago

Job Title: Event Videographer

Qualifications:

At least 1-year experience in Event Videography or Cinematography
Proficient in shot composition and using creative angles to capture fun, thoughtful, and special moments
Expert at capturing behind-the-scenes footage
Comfortable conducting brief on-the-spot interviews with participants and audience members
Experience working directly with clients (teaching artists and youth)
Must have your own professional grade camera with several lenses
Must have a car or reliable means of transportation to Carson, CA and Van Nuys, CA
Availability during Fall 2023


Desired Skills:

Basic editing skills
Ease and flow with working with youth

Responsibilities:

Quickly and efficiently set up shots and camera settings
Set up and light basic event spaces using lights and/or natural light
Film behind-the-scenes footage of organization staff, middle, and high school youth as they shoot their short films and prepare for their screening event
Attend and film behind-the-scenes footage of film screening
Minimum of 4 classes and 1 culminating event

Benefits:

Flat Pay/Stipend
Flexible hours
We are looking for an experienced Event Videographer to join our team during Fall 2023. You should be skilled in shot composition and have a creative eye to capture fun and special moments at events. As an Event Videographer, you will work closely with our clients, including teaching artists and youth, and be responsible for filming behind-the-scenes footage and conducting brief interviews with participants and audience members. Additionally, you will collaborate with other videographers to maximize coverage and set up and light basic event spaces using lights and/or natural light. Basic editing skills and ease in working with youth are desired skills for this position. This position requires a car or reliable means of transportation to Carson, CA and Van Nuys, CA, and a minimum of 4 classes and 1 culminating event. We offer a flat pay/stipend and flexible hours for this position.

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Job Title: Event Videographer Qualifications: At least 1-year experience in Event Videography or CinematographyProficient in shot composition and using creative […]

Stipend Pay
Posted 1 year ago

Qualifications:

Experience with editing short films, music videos, etc.
Proficient in using editing software such as Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro
Must have access to own editing tech and software
Ability to quickly turn around edits
Ability to quickly apply revisions
Highly organized with attention to detail
Available during late October/November for Fall 2023


Responsibilities:

Edit 6 short films created by middle and high school youth
Ensure a 2-week turnaround for completed projects
Work collaboratively with teaching artists and other staff members
Make revisions and corrections in a timely manner
Attend the culminating event where the films will be publicly screened


Benefits:

Competitive pay
Gain experience in editing short films
Work with talented and passionate youth
Make a positive impact in the community

Job Features

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Stipend Pay

Qualifications: Experience with editing short films, music videos, etc.Proficient in using editing software such as Adobe Premiere or Final Cut […]

Stipend Pay
Posted 1 year ago

Qualifications:

Demonstrated exceptional photography skills and strong writing abilities
Has a creative eye and detail-oriented approach
Passionate about the entertainment industry, filmmaking, and content creation
Dedicated to empowering youth and making a positive impact
Social media savvy, outgoing, and hardworking
Able to work independently and think outside of the box
Highly organized, reliable, and available during fall 2023


Responsibilities:

Collaborate with the Executive Director to learn about managing a non-profit and its in-school residency programs
Gain experience working with middle and high school students in filmmaking and event planning
Assist with operations and administrative tasks, such as scheduling, email and phone communication, and meeting coordination
Set up conference meetings and attend relevant events
Help create engaging content for social media platforms
Help with marketing and promoting the organization's programs and events


Benefits:

This is a non-paid position, but school credit is offered
Gain valuable experience in the entertainment and non-profit fields
Opportunity to learn and develop new skills in content creation, event planning, and more

Job Features

School Credit

Offered

Job Type

Stipend Pay

Qualifications: Demonstrated exceptional photography skills and strong writing abilitiesHas a creative eye and detail-oriented approachPassionate about the entertainment industry, filmmaking, [&hellip...

Stipend Pay
Posted 1 year ago

Qualifications:

Firm understanding of shot composition and creative angles
5+ years of experience as a cinematographer for videos with a wide audience appeal
Owns a professional-grade camera with several lenses
Experience working directly with clients, including teaching artists and youth
Has reliable transportation to travel to and from school sites in Carson, CA and Van Nuys, CA
Available during Fall 2023

Desired Skills:

  • Basic editing skills
  • Comfortable working with youth and creating a collaborative atmosphere


Responsibilities:

Set up shots and camera settings quickly and efficiently
Collaborate with other videographers to maximize coverage
Set up and light basic scenes using lights and/or natural light
Work with middle and high school students for approximately 5-10 days to film short films in the style of spoken word, songs, monologues, and/or short scenes
Maximum of 6 hours per day

Benefits:

Flat Pay/Stipend
Opportunity to work on a creative project and collaborate with a team of talented individuals
Gain experience working with young people in a non-profit setting and in filmmaking.

Qualifications: Firm understanding of shot composition and creative angles5+ years of experience as a cinematographer for videos with a wide […]