Van Nuys Neighborhood Council Ambassador Application

My Fellow Citizens,
It is an exciting time in Van Nuys and the San Fernando Valley, as our government officials come together to address the needs of our community. 
The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council is at the forefront of this revolution, as we resolve to make sure a “Government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from this earth.”
And in doing so in actual government action, the VNNC is now accepting applications for “Council Ambassador.”  To become a Van Nuys Council Ambassador, all you need to do is fill out the form, and at the next council meeting we shall consider your application.  
So please fill out the form, and let’s make the world a better place.
-George Christopher Thomas, Council President & Honorary Mayor of Van Nuys

VNNC Budget & Finance & Beautification Committee Meeting – February 14 (Wednesday), 2018 @ 6:00 pm to 7:00pm

Budget, Finance and Beautification Committee Agenda February 14 ,2018

PlanCheckNC Meeting Saturday, February 10, 2018 @ 10 a.m.


PlanCheckNC Meeting Saturday, February 10, 2018

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
at Hollenbeck Police Station 2111 E. 1st Street
Los Angeles

L.A. City Planning  – 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Patricia Diefenderfer, Senior City Planner and Matt Glesne, City Planner will be presenting on the relationship between Citywide Transit Oriented Communities (TOC) Affordable Housing Incentive and Transit Neighborhood Plans (TNPs) program that encourages livable communities and employment centers around the region’s expanding transit network.

In-Lieu fees for non-replacement of protected trees ?  – 11:30 a.m.
Citywide Updates & Networking with City Planning, Land Use Committee members.

Join us for these updates as well as networking with City Planning staff and Neighborhood and Community Council Land Use committees from across the City of L.A.

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Los Angeles


Summer Night Lights 2018- Site Coordinator Employment Opportunities

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s

Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development

Summer Night Lights 2018



 SNL 2018 Employment Opportunities


Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) is currently accepting applications for Summer Night Lights (SNL) program Site Coordinators. GRYD’s mission is to strengthen youth/young adult, family and community resilience to the influence of gangs by fostering public/private collaboration and supporting community-based prevention and intervention services. SNL is a key component of the comprehensive GRYD strategy which was piloted during the summer of 2008 as a response to research that point to youth being most likely to commit violent crimes during the summer months in the City of Los Angeles. The SNL program is implemented in 32 parks across the city with the goal of reducing gang related violence in and around SNL sites & providing community engagement and employment opportunities for youth as well as adults.

Site Coordinators work independently and collaboratively with GRYD staff and program partners (LAPD, Recreation and Parks, GRYD providers) to oversee all aspects of SNL program service delivery at one (1) identified site. Specifically, the Site Coordinator is responsible for implementation of programming, management of site coordination team, implementation of an outreach plan and program calendar, while overseeing administrative tasks. The Site Coordinator will work collaboratively with diverse populations which include potential perpetrators and victims of violence, and manage complex situations effectively.

Site Coordinators’ employment is from Jun. 11, 2018 – Aug. 4, 2018 (40 hours/week) from Aug. 10, 2018 – Aug 25, 2018 (20 hours/week).

For more information on the job description, please click here.


Applications will only be accepted via the online employment application. To access the application, please click here, or visit

Applications’ due date is Saturday, March 17th at 5:00 pm. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and early submission is encouraged.

*** Youth Squad and Lead Squad Applications will be available in Mid-March; please refer to for updates.

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For more information on SNL, please click here