Just a few of the many benefits offered at First 5 LA to our employees and their dependents:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match and Non-Elective Contribution
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Care Spending Accounts
  • Dependent Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Pre-paid Legal Assistance Program
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • First 5 LA’s status as an independent government agency allows full-time employees to apply and possibly receive federal student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program offered by the U.S. Department of Education.

Growth

  • Leadership Programs
  • Membership in Community Affinity Groups
  • First 5 LA University - Develop and deliver programs for all level of employees; Conduct ongoing needs assessments to keep abreast of the changing needs of staff development; Assist with setting priorities for leadership development for both current and future leaders

What is it like to work at First 5 LA? Questions asked of current staff

Besides the work and mission of the agency, is there something that inspires you to be here?

I’d say the talent, expertise and positive attitude of the majority of my colleagues makes it a pleasure and a privilege to be here.

How would you/do you describe the office environment?

The office environment can be friendly and inviting. I often feel welcome walking around the office.

I like how people post stuff in the kitchens and I like how magazines are often left out.

I do think in general there is a good mix of productivity and socializing.

What keeps you motivated, engaged and wanting to continue to work at First 5 LA since you've been here so long?

That the work we do is to benefit the children of L.A. County. It's all about the kids!!!

We have great benefits.

Some people are great to work with.

We have a flexible schedule…I love my Friday off!

What do you like best about working at First 5 LA?

The support system I have. Folks truly want you to succeed. My boss is chill and doesn’t micromanage me. HUGE plus.

Current Opportunities

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
Integration & Learning Division
Salary Range: $2,503.85 - $3,757.69 bi-weekly
Full-time / Regular / Exempt

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Executive
Full-time / Regular/ Non-exempt
Salary Range: $27.74 - $41.63 hourly

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Administration Division
Full-time / Regular/ Exempt

SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER
Family Supports
Full-time / Regular/ Exempt
Salary Range: $2,826.92 - $4,238.46 bi-weekly

STRATEGIC PLAN PROJECT MANAGER
Programs Division
Full-time / Limited-term/ Exempt
Salary Range: $2,826.92 - $4,238.46 bi-weekly

PROGRAM OFFICER
Family Supports
Part-time / Temporary/ Non-exempt
Salary Range: $31.30 - $46.97 hourly

CONTRACT OPERATIONS & COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Contract Administration & Purchasing
Salary Range: $2,503.85 - $3,757.69 bi-weekly
Full-time / Regular / Exempt

MANAGER, INTEGRATION & LEARNING
Integration & Learning
Salary Range: $2,826.92 - $4,238.46 bi-weekly
Full-time / Regular / Exempt

EVENT STAFF
Communications
Salary: $20.00 hourly
Intermittent / Non-Exempt

MANAGER, CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
Contract Administration and Purchasing
Salary Range: $2,826.92 - $4,238.46 bi-weekly
Full-time / Regular / Exempt

STUDENT PROFESSIONAL WORKER
Integration & Learning Division
Part-time / Temporary/ Non-exempt
Salary: $16.50 hourly

First 5 LA offers its staff members a challenging, creative and fast-paced environment as well as the opportunity to make a difference in the quality of life for children ages 0-5 in Los Angeles County. Join the team of experienced and committed professionals and help First 5 LA meet the goals of its Strategic Plan.

First 5 LA offers full-time and part-time staff members excellent employee benefits.

To Apply:

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First 5 LA is an equal opportunity employer.

All positions remain open until filled.