Program Assistant - Health - (Medical Assistant)

Volunteers of America, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



The Program Assistant – Health  provides administrative support for implementation of a health services programs for families and children.  This position provides collaborative planning in conjunction with other support groups and agencies in meeting needs of families. 

With guidance and technical support from the Family Service Specialist, the Program Assistant – Health will:

  • Participate in health education for parents; acquaint parents with the purpose and need for complete physical and dental exams for their children
  • Obtain medical, dental and developmental histories for each child; obtain parental consent forms as needed
  • Assist in health screening and medical/dental exams
  • Makes home visits to advise families in health matters
  • May provide families with emergency assistance and/or crisis intervention
  • Assist in preparation and update of the health service plan
  • Assist in first aid and CPR training for staff


How to Apply

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Contact Info

Elga Urrutia (213) 718-4065

Job Details

Category: Program Support

Type: FT

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: February 8th, 2018

Agency Details


Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm (10-1/2 months per year).