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Employment


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

Administrative Assistant for the Neighborhoods for Learning, an Early Childhood Family Support Specialist, a Fiscal Administrator (Staff Accountant) , a Help Me Grow Program Manager


First 5 Ventura County is looking for an Early Childhood Family Support Specialist 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 background in early childhood, 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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To apply, candidates must submit a cover letter and resume in PDF or Word format via email to hr@first5ventura.org.


The Administrative Assistant, under the direction of the Neighborhoods for Learning Administrator, provides administrative and project support for First 5 Ventura County. They provide a welcoming environment and excellent customer service to families, staff, and stakeholders. They support program management, community outreach, and general operations through managing phones and emails; preparing various letters, forms, and documents; filing; managing office supplies/equipment; routing mail; and performing general administrative duties.

Full-time position with excellent compensation and benefit package.

Anticipated start date January 2022.

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


*Experience requirements have been updated.*

First 5 Ventura County is looking for an experienced Fiscal Administrator (Staff Accountant) with at least two years in accounting to join our growing team! The ideal candidate have experience in governmental and fund accounting and will be a detailed oriented team member who enjoys processing payroll, verifying claims/invoices, maintaining fiscal records, and preparing reports.

Full-time position with excellent compensation and benefit package.

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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 an independent, motivated professional to join our team as the Help Me Grow (HMG) Program Manager. The ideal candidate will have experience planning, coordinating, managing, and evaluating early childhood programs.  HMG is focused on building an integrated, countywide, early childhood system to promote early identification of children with developmental and social-emotional needs and to provide linkage to community resources and interventions, The Program Manager holds the overall coordination responsibility of all HMG components and strategies, and has primary responsibility for community collaboration, sustainability, fiscal management, policy advocacy and HMG system infrastructure development. This position is a supervisory role, providing oversight for the HMG Care Coordinator.

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To apply, candidates must submit a cover letter and resume in PDF or Word format via email to hr@first5venetura.org.

First 5 Ventura County staff anticipates working remote in the long term with regular in-person meetings. Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

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.

Funding Opportunities


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


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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