LA Commons empowers neighborhoods to tell their unique stories through homegrown arts and cultural projects via our Neighborhood Story Connection programming, and connects visitors to these projects through Trekking LA tours.

4343 Leimert Blvd Leimert Park, CA 90008




The Programming Intern will work closely with the Program Director in supporting several LA Commons Neighborhood Story Connections programs, including our Mask Festival and BHC SoLA workshops. The intern will play an important role in organization and management assistance, community partner outreach, workshop supply acquisition and delivery to sites, and art production. Duties include: Maintaining contact list of core partners, artists, youth and staff; Youth outreach reminder prior to each meeting; Resource and delivery of project supplies; and Assisting with workshops.


The ideal candidate will have:

Strong written and verbal communication skills

A proficiency in Microsoft and internet applications

A strong sense of professionalism and willingness to work with others

The ability to take initiative

Strong organizational skills

An interest in community arts as a strategy for positively impacting low-income neighborhoods

Interest in community arts as an avenue for sharing stories, building community and creating opportunities for youth artists to share their talents and further develop their artistic and leadership skills

Photography and/or graphic design skills is a plus, but not mandatory

How to Apply

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Nancy Vargas at For questions, please call 323-344-2006 or email