Student Enrollment & Recruitment Ambassador

Los Angeles, CA
Regional Support – Regional Support /
Full-Time Temporary /
Who We Are

KIPP SoCal Public Schools is a nonprofit organization that operates 23 tuition-free, open-enrollment charter public schools, within 20 Local Education Agencies (LEA), educating more than 10,000 students and supporting 6,800 alumni to and through college and beyond.

What We Believe

KIPP SoCal believes that the purpose of education is for liberation. This means that we see, develop, and inspire the limitless potential in each and all of our KIPPsters.

What We Do

At KIPP SoCal we build trusting relationships that are strengthened by high expectations and collaboration alongside laughter and joy. We set ambitious goals and hold each other accountable for students achieving their greatest potential. We work together with each other and in partnership with families and communities in the active pursuit of a more equitable world. We do the right thing, even when it's not always comfortable standing up and speaking out against anti-blackness, racism, oppression, and injustice. We persevere through obstacles and treat failure as an opportunity to learn and grow.

You Should Apply If

You have strong communication skills with a deep commitment to students and families in our communities. You value relationships above all else and are a lifelong learner.

*Note: This role is anticipated to last at least 6 months through December 2024 and has a high likelihood of continuing through June 2025..

**Note: Location expectations. This role would serve the Southeast LA area (Huntington Park, Bell, South Gate, Maywood)
-The person in this role will meet at our KIPP SoCal office in downtown LA on Mondays for joint team time, team meeting and action planning for the week.
- Team members are the required to work onsite one day for each school in their portfolios.
- Team members are reimbursed mileage monthly for their traveling based on organizational guidelines. 


    • Work directly with the Associate Director of Student Recruitment & Enrollment (ADSRE) and Student Recruitment & Enrollment Associate (SREA) to drive recruitment and enrollment for a portfolio of 3-5 schools. 
    • Entry data and maintain accurate information relevant platforms such as Hubspot, SchoolMint, and internal data management systems.
    • Serve as an ambassador for KIPP SoCal by engaging with families and community members at community events or via community canvassing activities. 
    • Execute regional student recruitment strategies, which include but are not limited to phone banking, outreach to community organizations/businesses, local childcare centers or community schools, and regional summer retention activities and communication for families. 
    • Track enrollment activities and progress towards weekly targets.
    • Create a database of prospective/ potential students and high yielding recruitment activities and events. 
    • Increase community awareness for each school within the portfolio target communities and work with the regional teas to execute marketing campaigns
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with prospective families throughout the entire recruitment process from the first interaction through the time they start school 
    • Driving % of prospective student applications for each school served

You’ll Be Qualified If You Have

    • At least a high school diploma
    • Be able to commit to full-time hours of 40 hours per week, some of which may happen on evenings and/or weekends
    • Have experience with data management, including but not limited to data entry and data reporting.
    • Able to walk/stand for long periods of time (2-3 hrs/day)
    • Reliable transportation is required; Valid CA driver's license
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; enjoys building relationships.
    • Candidates will have to manage multiple projects for multiple schools. 
    • Bilingual (specifically English, Spanish and/or Mandarin) strongly preferred
    • Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet all requirements listed in the job description. At KIPP SoCal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If this role appeals to you, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification on the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Benefits & Compensation

    • The position will start at an hourly rate of $20 and is guaranteed through the end of the year, but if successful in the role, there could be an opportunity to extend the contract or transition to a school-based or regional role within our organization.
    • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of the cost
    • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP SoCal
KIPP SoCal Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

KIPP SoCal strives to ensure that our careers website is accessible to all, including individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please contact us. You can find our contact information on our website, Information will be sent to a talent acquisition representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the hiring process.