The Bookstore Assistant will gain knowledge and first-hand experience regarding how a nonprofit arts organization with a small business component brings resources and access to an underserved community. Supervised by the Bookstore Manager, the bookstore assistant will provide administrative and project assistance including both onsite and offsite for vending opportunities. The position will be approximately 10-15 hours a week from start to January 15. 


The preferred applicant will have strong research, writing, communication, organizational and project management skills. Be able to work with a team as well as independently and focus amidst a great deal of activity. Be proactive, enthusiastic, resourceful, detail-oriented and mission-driven. Have proficient computer and internet. Must be able to represent themselves and Tia Chucha’s with confidence, and maintain the utmost discretion working with confidential material. 

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The mission of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore is to transform community in the Northeast San Fernando Valley and beyond through ancestral knowledge, the arts, literacy and creative engagement. The cultural center/bookstore provides a positive space for year-round on-site and off-site free or low-cost arts and literacy bilingual intergenerational program experiences.


To apply, please submit the following two items: a resume as well as a cover letter describing why you would be a good fit for this position to Karen Ugarte at [email protected]. Also CC Michael Centeno at [email protected]. Include subject line, “Seasonal Bookstore Assistant” All submitted materials must be in PDF format.  For more information about this position, please call 818-939-3433 or email the above address. 

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