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Pro Bono Operations Assistant for Children's Institute (Ages 55+)

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Quick Overview: We are looking for help in revising our volunteer handbook.
Organization Name: Children’s Institute, Inc.
Organization Website: https://www.childrensinstitute.org/
Mission: Founded in 1906, Children’s Institute (CII) is the largest agency of its kind working to transform the lives of children exposed to adversity and poverty in Los Angeles. By providing early education, behavioral health and family strengthening services, Children's Institute reaches 26,000 children and families annually in communities where support is needed the most. CII also leads the way in trauma-informed care and evidence-based clinical treatment by training thousands of professionals and caregivers throughout the year.
Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Like many organizations, Children’s Institute, Inc. has been working to adapt to today’s changing landscape. Because these changes include an increase in virtual volunteering, we are looking for an Operations Assistant who can help revise our volunteer handbook to include the new types of volunteer.
The Operations Assistant will:
- Research best practices for managing digital volunteers
- Review & update the current volunteer handbook, which was last updated August 2017
- Revise the handbook language to reflect new guidelines and requirements for virtual volunteering
Passion for supporting and advocating for children
Strong writing skills
- HR and or Legal background preferred

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570 W. Ave. 26 Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90065, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1991, our mission consists of three principal pillars: INCREASE volunteer participation in community service projects; PROVIDE our nonprofit partners with access to volunteer labor and other RESOURCES; and EDUCATE and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles Community. L.A. Works' RSVP opportunities are specifically designed for active baby boomers who want to make a lasting contribution to the Los Angeles community.


L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. We strive to empower Angelenos to address pressing social issues through volunteerism and community collaborations.

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Children & Youth
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We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Technical Writing
  • Human Resources Legal Compliance
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Legal (General)
  • Human Resources Assistance
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 55
  • Time Commitment: Flexible, 5 hours per week. Project would ideally be completed in 1 month.

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