Happy Birthday Head Start

The children and staff celebrate Head Start's birthday at the ATCAA Soulsbyville Center.

The children and staff celebrate Head Start’s birthday at the ATCAA Soulsbyville Center.

The National Head Start program is celebrating its 50th birthday in 2014. ATCAA Head Start is celebrating 30 years of service to young children and their families.

The children and staff at our Soulsbyville Head Start Center joined in the celebration by posing for a picture wearing their red, white and blue.

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AC Job: Energy and Water Conservation Crew I

Our Mission Statement:
• To help individuals in Amador and Tuolumne counties toward self-sufficiency.
• To assist local residents in becoming involved and contributing members of our community.
• To promote family and other supportive environments so that children, youth and elders can achieve their maximum potential.
• And, finally, to form partnerships and coalitions within the community to meet these needs.

Home Energy Assistant Program:
ATCAA’s Home Energy Program provides low-income residents in Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties with utility bill payment assistance; energy-saving home improvements such as weather stripping, insulation and appliances; as well as education on reducing energy costs. Last year approximately 7,450 individuals were served by the Energy Department in the three-county area.

Position Definition:
As a part of the ATCAA team, the Weatherization Crew Leader plays an essential role in ATCAA as a whole. The Crew Leader will supervise crews which could include ATCAA employees, volunteers and other non-paid persons employed by collaborations with other public/private public service entities in the installation of home energy conversation measures consistent with contract guidelines. This could include doing substantial minor home repair and rehabilitation that could include overseeing the repair/replacement of combustion appliances in eligible dwellings. The Crew Leader will be responsible for the documentation of all measures installed, materials used, appropriate tool and material inventories and job records. Crew Leaders may also be responsible for client dwelling assessments or post weatherization inspections as assigned by the Weatherization Program Supervisor.

Supervisor: Weatherization Program Supervisor

Supervises: Weatherization Crew Worker I&II, and volunteers, other non-paid persons employed by collaborations with other public/private service entities

Full job description will be available at the time of interview, if selected

Minimum Qualifications:
• Meet the following program requirements necessary for this position: possess a continuously valid California driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and fingerprint clearance;
• Construction or weatherization experience;
• Twenty-one years of age or older;
• Ability to climb ladders and experience with use of construction equipment;
• Ability to lift 50 pounds;
• Ability to maintain accurate job records;
• Possess good listening skills;
• Intermediate or advanced experience and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet applications, email, and Windows Operating System; including formatting, tracking and publishing functions, as well as file maintenance and data management;
• Possess effective verbal and written communication skills;
• Be an effective leader, trainer and supervisor in the job skills required for the position of weatherization crew worker.

Desired Qualifications:
• One year supervising experience;
• One year experience in construction project management;
• Experience in remodeling/retrofit; rough & finish carpentry skills;
• One year experience in training beginning crew workers in basic construction skills required in both public and private weatherization and rehabilitation programs as well as life and work skills;
• One year experience in use of computer software which should include a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT AN ATCAA JOB APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW

Applications may be downloaded here, printed, filled out and submitted; they can also be obtained at and submitted to ATCAA. Please do not comment on this post with your resume. Please submit your completed application to:

Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency
935 S. State Highway 49
Jackson, CA 95642
223-1485

Notification: All applicants will be notified by March 23, 2015

Full Benefits Package:
• Health Insurance (80% Employer paid) with Health Savings Account (partially employer funded)
• Dental Insurance – 80% Employer paid
• Vision Insurance – 100% Employee paid
• Voluntary Life/AD&D Insurance – 100% Employee paid
• Retirement (Money Purchase Pension Plan) – 7.5 % employer contribution and 100% vested upon regular status
• 3 weeks paid time off and 12 paid holidays per year
• Eligible employee membership with Golden 1 Credit Union

Hours: 40 per week

Final Filing Date: All applications must be received no later than 4:00 PM on February 9, 2015.

EOE

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TC Job: Energy and Water Conservation Crew I

Our Mission Statement:
• To help individuals in Amador and Tuolumne counties toward self-sufficiency.
• To assist local residents in becoming involved and contributing members of our community.
• To promote family and other supportive environments so that children, youth and elders can achieve their maximum potential.
• And, finally, to form partnerships and coalitions within the community to meet these needs.

Home Energy Assistant Program:
ATCAA’s Home Energy Program provides low-income residents in Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties with utility bill payment assistance; energy-saving home improvements such as weather stripping, insulation and appliances; as well as education on reducing energy costs. Last year approximately 7,450 individuals were served by the Energy Department in the three-county area.

Position Definition:
As a part of the ATCAA team, the Energy & Water Conservation Crew Worker I &II play an essential role in ATCAA as a whole. Under the supervision of the Energy & Water Conservation Crew Leader, the Crew Workers I & II will install home energy and water conservation measures consistent with contract guidelines.

This could include doing substantial minor home repair and rehabilitation that could include the testing of combustion appliances for Carbon Monoxide production and general safety issues in eligible dwellings. The Crew Workers I & II will be responsible for the accurate, clear, and timely required documentation on appropriate forms of work performed.

Supervisor: Energy & Water Conservation Crew Leader

Full job description will be available at the time of interview, if selected

Minimum Qualifications:
• Meet the following program requirements necessary for this position: possess a continuously valid California driver’s license and acceptable driving record;
• Construction or building related experience that includes the use of manual and power tools in performance of the job such as rough/finish carpentry, as well as basic knowledge of plumbing and electrical repairs;
• Experience and proficiency in email, Tablet, data entry into computerized forms, phone, and Windows Operating System;
• Ability to climb ladders and experience with use of construction equipment;
• Ability to maintain accurate job records and files;
• Provide exemplary customer service to individuals of varying economic, educational and cultural backgrounds;
• Possess effective verbal and written communication skills;
• Possess a professional demeanor and appearance;
• Experience in energy and water conservation education;
• Work as part of a team as well as being able to work on an individual basis with minimum supervision once assigned a project;
• Twenty-one years of age;
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds;
• Flexible to work in each of the three counties of Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne as required by the production schedule established by the Weatherization Program Supervisor, Crew Leader and/or Crew Worker II.

Desired Qualifications:
• Ability and experience in providing typical weatherization measures including, weather-stripping, caulking, water heater blankets, outlet gaskets, low-flow shower heads, attic insulation, window/door replacement/repair, ceiling fans and minor home repairs;
• Previous experience as supervisor of other employees;
• Ability and experience in providing typical water conservation measures including dishwasher, washing machine and toilet replacement; leak detection and repair, landscaping modification for minimum water usage, sprinkler system repair and replacement;
• PG&E certification in: Basic Weatherization, Combustion Appliance Safety, Blower Door/Duct Blaster, OSHA 10 certificate.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT AN ATCAA JOB APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW

Applications may be downloaded here, printed, filled out and submitted; they can also be obtained at and submitted to ATCAA. Please do not comment on this post with your resume. Please submit your completed application to:

Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency
427 N. Highway 49, Suite 305
Sonora, CA 95370
533-0361

Notification: All applicants will be notified by March 23, 2015

Full Benefits Package:
• Health Insurance (80% Employer paid) with Health Savings Account (partially employer funded)
• Dental Insurance – 80% Employer paid
• Vision Insurance – 100% Employee paid
• Voluntary Life/AD&D Insurance – 100% Employee paid
• Retirement (Money Purchase Pension Plan) – 7.5 % employer contribution and 100% vested upon regular status
• 3 weeks paid time off and 12 paid holidays per year
• Eligible employee membership with Golden 1 Credit Union

Hours: 40 per week

Final Filing Date: All applications must be received no later than 4:00 PM on February 9, 2015.

EOE

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AC Job: Energy and Water Conservation Program Assistant

Our Mission Statement:
• To help individuals in Amador and Tuolumne counties toward self-sufficiency.
• To assist local residents in becoming involved and contributing members of our community.
• To promote family and other supportive environments so that children, youth and elders can achieve their maximum potential.
• And, finally, to form partnerships and coalitions within the community to meet these needs.

Home Energy Assistant Program:
ATCAA’s Home Energy Program provides low-income residents in Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties with utility bill payment assistance; energy-saving home improvements such as weather stripping, insulation and appliances; as well as education on reducing energy costs. Last year approximately 7,450 individuals were served by the Energy Department in the three-county area.

Position Definition:
As a part of the ATCAA team, the Energy & Water Conservation Program Assistant plays an essential role in ATCAA as a whole. The Energy & Water Conservation Program Assistant provides general program support to the Energy & Water Conservation Program Director, assisting with budgeting, reporting data and programmatic duties as well as with special programmatic projects as assigned by the Energy & Water Conservation Program Director.

Supervisor: Energy & Water Conservation Program Director

Full job description will be available at the time of interview, if selected

Minimum Qualifications:
• Thorough understanding of spreadsheet creation and working with spreadsheets;
• Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
• Ability to obtain fingerprint clearance upon offer of employment;
• Possess a continuously valid California driver’s license and an acceptable driving record;
• Intermediate or advanced experience and proficiency in word processing, email, and Windows Operating System;
• High level of organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail;
• Demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding and 10-key operation;
• Ability to follow directions with minimum of supervision;
• Ability to communicate effectively and accurately verbally and in writing;
• Ability to lift 30 pounds.

Desired Qualifications:
• Work experience including spreadsheet creation and working with spreadsheets;
• Work experience in inventory management;
• Experience in bookkeeping or accounting.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT AN ATCAA JOB APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW

Applications may be downloaded here, printed, filled out and submitted; they can also be obtained at and submitted to ATCAA. Please do not comment on this post with your resume. Please submit your completed application to:

Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency
935 S. State Highway 49
Jackson, CA 95642
223-1485

Notification: All applicants will be notified by March 23, 2015

Part-Time Benefits Package:
• Retirement (Money Purchase Pension Plan) – 7.5 % employer contribution and 100% vested upon regular status
• 3 weeks paid time off and 12 paid holidays per year
• Eligible employee membership with Golden 1 Credit Union

Hours: 20 per week

Final Filing Date: All applications must be received no later than 4:00 PM on February 9, 2015.

EOE

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TC Job: Energy & Water Conservation Program Assistant

Our Mission Statement:
• To help individuals in Amador and Tuolumne counties toward self-sufficiency.
• To assist local residents in becoming involved and contributing members of our community.
• To promote family and other supportive environments so that children, youth and elders can achieve their maximum potential.
• And, finally, to form partnerships and coalitions within the community to meet these needs.

Home Energy Assistant Program:
ATCAA’s Home Energy Program provides low-income residents in Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties with utility bill payment assistance; energy-saving home improvements such as weather stripping, insulation and appliances; as well as education on reducing energy costs. Last year approximately 7,450 individuals were served by the Energy Department in the three-county area.

Position Definition:
As a part of the ATCAA team, the Energy & Water Conservation Program Assistant plays an essential role in ATCAA as a whole. The Energy & Water Conservation Program Assistant provides general program support to the Energy & Water Conservation Program Director, assisting with budgeting, reporting data and programmatic duties as well as with special programmatic projects as assigned by the Energy & Water Conservation Program Director.

Supervisor: Energy & Water Conservation Program Director

Full job description will be available at the time of interview, if selected

Minimum Qualifications:
• Thorough understanding of spreadsheet creation and working with spreadsheets;
• Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
• Ability to obtain fingerprint clearance upon offer of employment;
• Possess a continuously valid California driver’s license and an acceptable driving record;
• Intermediate or advanced experience and proficiency in word processing, email, and Windows Operating System;
• High level of organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail;
• Demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding and 10-key operation;
• Ability to follow directions with minimum of supervision;
• Ability to communicate effectively and accurately verbally and in writing;
• Ability to lift 30 pounds.

Desired Qualifications:
• Work experience including spreadsheet creation and working with spreadsheets;
• Work experience in inventory management;
• Experience in bookkeeping or accounting.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT AN ATCAA JOB APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW.

Applications may be downloaded here, printed, filled out and submitted; they can also be obtained at and submitted to ATCAA. Please do not comment on this post with your resume. Please submit your completed application to:

Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency
427 N. Highway 49, Suite 305
Sonora, CA 95370
533-0361

Notification: All applicants will be notified by March 23, 2015

Part-Time Benefits Package:
• Retirement (Money Purchase Pension Plan) – 7.5 % employer contribution and 100% vested upon regular status
• 3 weeks paid time off and 12 paid holidays per year
• Eligible employee membership with Golden 1 Credit Union

Hours: 20 per week

Final Filing Date: All applications must be received no later than 4:00 PM on February 9, 2015.

EOE

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Volunteers needed in all counties!

*Volunteers needed to help with Tri County homeless census.

The homeless survey will be conducted simultaneously in Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, and Mariposa Counties

The Tri County Homeless count will take place on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015. Volunteers are needed to conduct surveys at various locations where homeless people may be found and at places that provide services such as food pantries, churches, community centers, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Volunteers involved in Street Outreach will be visiting assigned locations during the afternoon or evening hours on January 28th, or morning of January 29th. Volunteers working at service locations may conduct surveys for a seven day period beginning January 28th, for those who are without a permanent, primary night time residence on the night of January 28th, 2015.

Training for volunteer “Enumerators” will be provided in Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne on the following dates and times:

  • Calaveras: Thursday, January 22 from 1-3 PM in the Sequoia Room of Calaveras Works and Human Services, 509 E. St. Charles Street in San Andreas.
  • Amador: Thursday, January 15th, from 1-3PM at the New Life Christian Center, 87 Ridge Rd, Sutter Creek, CA 95685 (across from the Bowling Alley)
  • Tuolumne: Thursday, January 22, from 11-1 PM at the Enrichment Center, 102 Hospital Rd. in Sonora, CA 95370

The homeless count is conducted according to guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), by the Central Sierra Continuum of Care, a coalition of government agencies and nonprofit organizations concerned with finding solutions to the problem of homelessness in Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties.

Participation in the survey is entirely voluntary and no identification is requested or recorded. Information gathered from the survey will be used to seek funding for services and facilities for homeless people.

People interested in volunteering should contact:
Contact: Jerry Cadotte, 209-736-6792 or email jerry@sierrahope.org (Calaveras)
Contact: Beetle Barbour, 209-533-1397 x 251 or email bbarbour@atcaa.org (Tuolumne)
Contact: Denise Cloward, 209-223-1485 X 263 or email dcloward@atcaa.org (Amador)

Feel free to download additional information here:

TriCounty Press Release
Calaveras County Flyer
Calaveras County Press Release
Tuolumne County Flyer
Tuolumne County Press Release

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