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Employment


First 5 Ventura County (F5VC) is currently accepting resumes for:

Multiple Neighborhoods for Learning Aides and Early Childhood Family Support Specialists.


First 5 Ventura County is looking for multiple Neighborhoods for Learning Aides (Teacher’s Aides) to support staff in providing high-quality early learning and development services for children birth to age 5 and their families, including supporting Early Childhood Family Support Specialists in the setup, cleanup, and delivery of PACT classes. The ideal candidate is bilingual, has a minimum of 6 early childhood education units, and is comfortable working with young children and their families. This is an entry level position, great for students pursuing an AA degree in ECE and interested in working in the early childhood field.

This position will work primarily in person at locations throughout Ventura County.

Both part-time and full-time positions are available.

Please click here for the full job description.

To apply, candidates must submit a cover letter and resume in PDF or Word format via email to hr@first5ventura.org.


First 5 Ventura County is looking for multiple Early Childhood Family Support Specialists to teach our Parent and Child Together (PACT) classes and provide family support services to families with young children (0 – 5) at our Neighborhoods for Learning. The ideal candidate is bilingual, has a minimum of 12 early childhood education units, and is comfortable working with both young children and their families.

This position will work primarily in person at locations throughout Ventura County.

Please click here for the full job description

To apply, candidates must submit a cover letter and resume in PDF or Word format via email to hr@first5ventura.org.


Funding Opportunities


First 5 Ventura County (F5VC) does not currently have any funding opportunities. Please check this page for future funding opportunities.


Community Investment Loan Fund


The Community Investment Loan Fund is a partnership between First 5 Ventura County and the Economic Development Collaborative (EDC). It provides below-market financing for developing licensed quality child care and preschool facilities for Ventura County children. Loans may be used for the planning, construction, expansion and rehabilitation of new or existing licensed childcare and preschool centers. For more information about the EDCs loan programs, please contact Marvin Boateng at (805) 384-1800 x9158 or Marvin@EDCollaborative.com.

Donate


Funds donated will be used to purchase books for children to build their home libraries. The books will be distributed through our Take 5 and Read to Kids event each year in May.

Volunteer


We currently do not have any volunteer opportunities. 

When classes are held in person, we need volunteers to read to children, plant gardens, distribute supplies, and more! Check on Volunteer Ventura County for more information.

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