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Employment Opportunities


First 5 Ventura County (F5VC) is currently accepting resumes for: Multiple NfL Aides and Multiple ECFS Specialists (see descriptions below).

Early Childhood Family Support Specialists

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.

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Some positions are grant funded for a limited term, expected to end in June 2026. Upon conclusion of the grant, position is subject to annual re-appropriation by the Commission.

To apply, candidates must submit a cover letter and resume in PDF or Word format via email to hr@first5ventura.org. Please note the number of ECE units you have completed and your level of fluency in Spanish (if any).

Neighborhoods for Learning Aide – Teacher’s Aide

First 5 Ventura County is looking for multiple Neighborhoods for Learning Aides to support our Parent and Child Together (PACT) classes by setting/cleaning up and assisting teachers in multiple classes each day. Aides help create a warm and welcoming environment and excellent support to staff and families with young children (0-5) at our Neighborhoods for Learning sites.  This is an entry-level position.  The ideal candidate is bilingual, has a minimum of 6 early childhood education units, and is comfortable working with both young children and their families. 

This position will work primarily in 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.og. Please note the number of ECE units you have completed and your level of fluency in Spanish (if any). 

Some positions are grant-funded for a limited term, expected to end June 2026. Upon conclusion of the grant, position is subject to annual re-appropriation by the Commission.

Senior Early Childhood Family Support Specialist – Internal Candidates Only

First 5 Ventura County is looking for two Senior Early Childhood Family Support Specialists to lead and mentor their teams and support the NfL Administrator on projects including community outreach and program standardization.

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To apply, please email and letter of intent and/or resume to the Executive Director, and cc hr@first5ventura.org no later than May 28th.

Funding Opportunities


RFQ for Home Visitation Coordination Consultant(s)/Firm(s)

First 5 Ventura County is seeking one or more experienced contractor(s)/firm(s) who will coordinate and facilitate efforts to build and strengthen Ventura County’s home visiting systems and resources.

To be considered, proposals must be received by 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28th. via email to: assistant@first5ventura.org. Late responses will not be considered. Any questions should be submitted to smccoy@first5ventura.org

Ventura County Home Visiting Coordination and Integration RFQ information and application (PDF)

Additional Questions Updated 5.20.24

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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.

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