CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


The Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council (SCCAPCC) has multiple full-time AmeriCorps Family Support positions available with its NorthState Rural Assets Project serving in Shasta County.

 

AmeriCorps Parent Partner Positions Description Overview: This is a full-time position (40 hrs weekly) beginning October 3rd, 2017 and completing September 15th, 2018. Service hours are typically Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm. A Parent Partner serves at risk pregnant women, families with children and families with at risk youth.  Parent Partners provide individual support, advocacy, and education.  Families may be facing challenges such as child abuse and neglect, family violence, have current or past drug and alcohol abuse and/or mental illness.  This position will help families learn how to seek out and receive appropriate community support services through case management.  Training is provided.

 

Minimum Qualifications: A desirable candidate will possess a B.A degree, or an AA degree with two years experience with case management in a health or social service field, or four years experience case management in a health or social service field.  A very well qualified applicant will have both the educational and professional experience, along with some personal experience with the risk factors that Parent Partner clients are facing.  Occasional evening and weekend work.  Applicant must possess the ability to successfully operate e-mail and word processing software.  Bilingual (Spanish/ English) is desirable.  Proof of reliable transportation and full coverage auto insurance are required. Mileage reimbursement is provided at the current IRS rate. Must be willing to complete National Sex Offenders Public Website (NSOPW), FBI & DOJ criminal background check.

 

Benefits: Living Allowance of $1016.30, twice a month for first year Parent Partners. Second, third and fourth year Parent Partners receive a living allowance of $1053.26 twice a month. Upon completion of 1700 hour term commitment members receive an Education Award of $5775 (maximum 2 full time Ed Awards). Loan forbearance may be available for qualified student loans. AmeriCorps members may qualify for health insurance and child care benefits. AmeriCorps income typically does not affect Food Stamps or HUD benefits.

Please fax cover letter and resume to 241-4192 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 


The Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council (SCCAPCC) has a full-time AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator position available with its North State Rural Assets Project (NSRAP) serving in Shasta County.

AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator Position Description Overview: This yearlong position begins October 3, 2017 and ends September 15, 2018; with the possibility of four (4) total consecutive terms. Service hours are typically Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week. Duties include recruiting volunteers from the community to serve in NSRAP and AmeriCorps programs, connecting with partner agencies to identify volunteer needs, placing recruited volunteers in appropriate opportunities, and coordinating special events such as Parent Café, Make A Difference Day and AmeriCorps Week. This AmeriCorps member will provide community outreach, assist in developing marketing materials, maintain company pages on SCCAPCC’s platforms, collect and submit data for evaluation purposes, and assist with report writing.

Necessary Skills and Abilities: Position requires an enthusiasm for working with community members and children of all ages – public speaking experience preferred. Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to be culturally sensitive and relate to individuals who may not share basic commonality. Candidate needs to be a self-starter, be able to work independently, as well as communicate effectively in a team setting and represent themselves and the organization appropriately.

Requires the ability to demonstrate good writing and organizational skills. Must demonstrate the ability to use Microsoft Suite software, Photoshop software experience is desirable. Additionally, qualified candidates should display competency in social media strategies to generate and sharing content that builds meaningful connections to community.

Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate will possess a BA/BS degree or and AA/AS degree. Applicant must be at least 18 years old and be eligible to work in the US. Proof of reliable transportation and full coverage auto insurance are required. Mileage reimbursement is provided at the current IRS rate. Must be willing to complete National Sex Offenders Public Website (NSOPW), FBI and DOJ criminal background check.

Benefits: Living Allowance of $938.54, twice a month for first year; $1016.30 twice a month for second year; third and fourth year receive a living allowance of $1053.26 twice a month. Upon completion of 1700 hour term commitment members receive an Education Award of $5775 (maximum two (2) full time Ed Awards). Loan forbearance may be available for qualified student loans. AmeriCorps members may qualify for health insurance and childcare benefits. AmeriCorps living allowance typically does not affect CalFresh or HUD benefits.

 

Please fax cover letter and resume to 241-4192 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 


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