Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council

North State Rural Assets Project

The Shasta Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council of Shasta County
has two full-time AmeriCorps Parent Partner position available with its
North State Rural Assets Project (NSRAP) program for service in Shasta County.

AmeriCorps Parent Partner Positions Description Overview: This is a full-time
position (40 hours weekly) beginning April 2, 2018 and completing September 14, 2018
with the possibility of consecutive terms. Service hours are typically Monday through
Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. A Parent Partner serves at risk pregnant women and
families with children. Parent Partners will provide individual support, advocacy, and
education. Families may be facing challenges such as child abuse and neglect, family
violence, homelessness, unemployment, 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 provided.

Minimum Qualifications: A desirable candidate will possess a BA degree or an AA
degree with two years of experience with case management in a health or social service
field, or four years of experience case management in a health or social service field. A
qualified applicant will have both the educational and professional experience, along with
some personal experience with the risk factors that 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
provided at the current IRS rate. Must be willing to complete a National Sex Offender
Website (NSOPW), FBI, and DOJ Criminal Background Check.

Living Allowance of $1031.25 twice a month for first year Parent Partners.
Upon completion of a 900-hour commitment members receive an Education Award of
$2,907.00 (maximum two full time Ed Awards). Loan forbearance may be available for
current student loans. AmeriCorps members may qualify for health insurance and
childcare benefits. AmeriCorps income typically does not affect CalFresh or HUD

Please email cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax cover letter
and resume to (530) 241- 4192 to the attention of: AmeriCorps Application.


Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council

Position Description

Position Title: Contracts/Finance Manager (Grant Writer)

Supervisor: Executive Director

Description: Under the direction of the Executive Director, responsible for overall grant writing
process and attainment, supervising staff; achieving defined objectives. Duties require attention
to the overall fiscal and operational functioning and health of the organization. Works under
minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment;
and serving as a member of the leadership team.

Examples of Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to perform prospect
    research to prepare, submit, and acquire grant funding.
  •  Assists and provides counsel to the executive director in overseeing all accounting
    functions including those necessary for auditing, budgeting, financial analysis, and
    payroll in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and all other
    applicable rules and guidelines.
  •  Gather information to report to funders on current grant programs and comply with all
    grant reporting as required.
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking,
    reporting, and statistics relevant to development and provide agency with written
    materials necessary for report requirements.
  •  Analyzes a variety of financial information (e.g. budget variances, cost projections,
    general ledger accounts, payroll, etc.) for the purpose of providing direction and support,
    making recommendations, maximizing use of funds, and/or ensuring overall operations
    are within budget.
  •  Performs personnel functions (e.g. interviewing, evaluating, supervising assigned staff,
    etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of
    personnel and achieving objectives within budget.
  • Assists in fund development, including fundraising, and investments.
  • Conducts internal audits to ensure program operations are within budget and in
    accordance with fiscal practices and maintains a variety of manual and electronic fiscal
    information, files and records to provide an up-to-date reference and audit trail.
  •  Prepares a wide variety of materials (e.g. annual budgets, financial statements, reports for
    the Board, funders, project directors, etc.) to document activities and issues, meeting
    compliance requirements, and/or providing supporting materials for requested actions.
  • Promotes the mission and vision of SCCAPCC; serves as liaison with the community and
    agencies and stakeholders; establishes and promotes collaborative partnerships for the
    prevention of child abuse and neglect.
  •  Assists in fund development, including fundraising, and investments.
  • As assigned, may also fulfill additional duties as needed.

Note: An individualized comprehensive work-plan developed with the employee and
supervisor upon hire.

Qualifications: Knowledge of: Technical aspects of managing a nonprofit organization; proposals and grant writing; effective systems of internal controls; personnel management; complex fiscal management systems; strategic planning; issues that affect the organization; fundraising and fund development; best practices in prevention of child abuse and neglect and related issues; project and budget development; principles of evaluation; relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures; functions and services of local community agencies and organizations and community resources;budget preparation and project evaluation.

Ability to: Engage and convene others in a process of exploration and dialogue; assume leadership role in community collaboration; demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills; motivate and inspire community, partners and staff; advocate for policy and system changes to improve the lives of children and families; exercise initiative, ingenuity, and sound judgment; identify and solve difficult or sensitive administrative or community issues. Prepare clear, concise recommendations, reports and plans.

Education and Experience: A baccalaureate degree in related field is required; typical desired experience would include three or more years of grant writing experience.

Work Environment: This is a small office work environment. Reasonable accommodations made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. We are a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to sit at a computer monitor, reach with hands, arms and fingers. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Additional Requirements:
Must be willing to:

  •  Complete a Criminal Background Check
  •  Complete a Sex-Offender Registry Check
  •  Possess a valid CA Driver’s License
  • Provide proof of full-coverage auto insurance as the employee is expected to use her/his own vehicle for travel within Shasta County (mileage reimbursement)

May be required to work occasional evenings and weekends

Available benefits include:
• Paid Time Off • 13 Paid Holidays • Healthcare Cash Benefits • Life Insurance Plan

How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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