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Jubilee Year Los Angeles

Contact Information

6125 Carlos Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 469-3993

Focus Areas

  • Arts & Culture
  • Community & Nonprofit Development
  • Economic Security
  • Education & Youth
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Public Safety

A 2017 Service Year Alliance Program Impact Award recipient, Our mission is to raise up a new generation of change makers for the world – individuals who will spend their lives working to advocate for peace and justice for all people. Jubilee Year Los Angeles (JYLA) prepare young adults to become such leaders.

Each fall, we gather a new class of young adults (ages 21-29) from across the United States to live in intentional community and work for change in some of Los Angeles County’s most innovative and effective social service agencies.

JYLA (formerly the Episcopal Urban Intern Program) is one of the longest continuously serving year of service programs in the nation. Our staff makes it a priority to compile a diverse, unique group of young adults each year to represent our program.

We are looking for applicants who:
-Are 21-29 years old
-Hold a Bachelor’s Degree
-Are passionate about social justice
-Are inspired by serving communities of need
-Are US Citizens, Permanent Residents, or graduating International Students with appropriate work visas
-Are interested in living simply & developing a strong intentional community with fellow corps members

Jubilee Year’s inclusive and diverse service programs provide personal, professional, and leadership development to young adults of all upbringings, races, ethnicities, faiths, and non-religious backgrounds.
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  • About Us
    Jubilee Year create leaders through a deep, sustained commitment to service. Our program focuses on personal and professional development while exploring and advocating for Social Justice in service sites across LA.

    JYLA corps members serve as full time (40 hours a week minimum) volunteers at various social service agencies throughout Los Angeles County. Jubilee currently partners with numerous non-profit service sites within the Greater LA area which provide interns with high-level, meaningful engagement with problems and solutions of social injustice.
  • Our Impact
    JYLA is committed to providing an engaging and transformative Year of Service experience for our corps members. Our program is designed to allow young adults to grow and develop personally and professionally while engaging directly with the varied social justice issues confronting Los Angeles today. We seek to immerse our corps in intentional community, simple living, and meaningful service.

    Areas of focus for our service sites are:

    -Education: providing student support in special education and pre-school, after school programming, athletics, activity/event supervision, arts education, college chaplaincy programming, college counseling, etc.)
    -Health, wellness, and nutrition in low income communities
    -Food pantry and farmer’s market co-ordination and management
    -Urban gardening
    -Community organizing
    -Organization of non-profit online presence and web management
    -Services for children who are emotionally disturbed
    -Services for people who are immigrants and refugees
    -Services for individuals who have been formerly incarcerated
    -Services for people who are without housing or employment

Positions at Jubilee Year Los Angeles