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At First 5 LA, our mission is to work in partnership with others to strengthen families, communities, and systems of services and supports so all children in L.A. County enter kindergarten ready to succeed in school and life. 

To achieve that mission, First 5 LA is increasing its emphasis on systems change, collaboration and public policy. This emphasis supports the organization's goal of maximizing positive outcomes for children prenatal to age 5.

To strengthen First 5 LA’s ability to effectively execute its new Strategic Plan, the organization is working to align its structure to its mission and strategy. 

Join the team of experienced and committed professionals and help First 5 LA advance the goals of its Strategic Plan.


Health Systems
Full-time / Regular / Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $19.38 - $29.09 hourly

Contract Administration & Purchasing
Full-time / Limited-term/ Exempt
Salary Range: $2,503.85 - $3,757.69 bi-weekly

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

Full-time / Regular / Exempt
Salary Range: $2,503.85 - $3,757.69 bi-weekly

Early Care and Education
Full-time / Regular / Exempt
Salary Range: $4,369.23 - $6,553.85 bi-weekly


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 (pdf).

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

To Apply:

If you are interested in pursuing a professional opportunity with First 5 LA, click on the position headings above. You will be redirected to another website that will give the full job description for the position as well as an electronic application form to complete. Please use Internet Explorer as your web browser to complete the application to avoid compatibility errors. If you are unable to complete an electronic application, please contact 213.482.5902 and ask for the Department of Human Resources for assistance in submitting your application.

Please note that the formatting of your uploaded resume may cause the document to appear altered on your monitor.  Please be assured that this will not affect the viewing of the document on our end.

We will only accept applications for the positions listed above. Many times our posting notices are reposted to other sites and the information on those sites may not be up to date.

Due to the high volume of responses we receive for our postings we are regrettably unable to provide status updates and verifications in addition to the electronic verification that your application was received.

First 5 LA is an equal opportunity employer.

All positions open until filled.

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