ATCAA Head Start/Early Head Start 2014 Community Report is Available

ATCAA Headstart Annual Report 2014 web

Hard copies of our report are also available at the Head Start Office in Sonora.

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AmeriCorps Opportunity

iheartamericorps_200x200First 5 Tuolumne is recruiting interested adults (18 years or older) to apply for 2 First 5 Service Corps national service positions to begin in September 2015 for service through May 2016. Members will serve in programs operated by the Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency (ATCAA). They will serve either as Early Learning Instructors in Head Start classrooms, working directly with children under the supervision of the teachers, or as a Parent Educator, providing education and outreach to parents, holding playgroups to facilitate school readiness and promote positive interaction. Assignment to these categories will be determined based on applicant’s qualifications as well as program needs.

Applications will be accepted until August 18, 2015. Interviews will be held on August 20, 2015. Two positions are open. These are both 900 hour positions, with the expectation that individuals will work 6 hours/day during the regular Head Start school year and participate in in-person and on-line training and other volunteer activities.

An annual stipend of $10,000 may be earned for members completing service hours successfully, as well as a Segal Education Award of approximately $2,775 if 900 hours are completed as per the contract. Education awards can be used at eligible institutions for tuition, to pay student loans or other eligible uses for the AmeriCorps Member or a relative.

AmeriCorps members must have reliable transportation, pass fingerprint clearance and be a US Citizen. Knowledge of early childhood education is a desirable qualification. There may be an opportunity to serve for more than one year.

Position Descriptions and applications are available on the Tuolumn First 5 website

Applications must be submitted to First 5 Tuolumne: 20111 Cedar Rd. North, Sonora, CA 95370 or to ATCAA Head Start, 427 N Hwy 49 Suite 305, Sonora, CA 95370, attn Marcia Williams. Deadline is August 18, 2015, 4 pm. 

Applications –  More Information

For general information about national service and AmeriCorps, please visit the following website: and click on Who We Are, then CAP Center Programs at the top – follow links to AmeriCorps.

Questions about AmeriCorps? Call Sheila Kruse at 209 588-8067 or email at

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TC: May ASIST Training!

This just in from Martha at the YES Partnership:

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TC: April Smart Money Classes

This just in from Susz Lay!

$mart Money Classes
Thursday April 9th 4-8:30PM
Tuesday April 28th 4-8:30PM

Please call 533-2397 press ‘O’ & register with secretary.

Cancel 24 hours in advance or must wait until the following month to sign-up again & it may jeopardize those who want to apply for rental assistance.

First Time Homebuyers Class: Call 533-2397 ext# 231 for sign-up information.

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TC April Training: SafeTALK at Columbia College!

This just in from Martha at the YES Partnership: SafeTALK training at Columbia College!

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