Latino Service Providers' E-newsletters consist of vital information that is relevant to the Latino community.
Our goal is to increase cultural competency, and help advocate for Latinos in Sonoma County. LSP participates in a variety of community events and educational programs that serve the Latino population.
Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Sonoma County;
Enter The "Cuatro de Mayo" Salsa Competition!
Friday, May 4th@Sally Tomatoes!
Seeking Creative Salsa Chef's Who Can Tantlize The Taste Buds!
Calling all Salsa Makers, you think you have the best?
There are many kinds of salsa out there and we welcome professionals, amateurs, wanna be professionals and salsa clowns all, and consider them to be on an equal playing field in the world of salsa, after all it's just SALSA!!
There is NO COST to enter! You also will receive TWO FREE TICKETS for the comedy show and Wonderbread 5 Concert just for entering!
What You Have To Do
- To participate you need to prepare two gallons of your salsa.
- Check in time is 3:00pm to 3:30pm the day of the event. You will be asked to submit three samples of your salsa, we will label them with your number.
- We will be provide you with a table and two chairs, cups for the salsa, homemade chips and a base table cloth.
- Feel free to decorate your table and promote your business!
- Send in your registration form today as we only have 20 spots available!
Gerard Giudice at Sally Tomatoes, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information contact Luke Ammerman at: 510-552-3648 or email email@example.com
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Windsor Town Green
Windsor would like to invite you to the final Salud! event in Windsor this Sunday, April 22! Celebrate this Earth Day with fitness demonstrations of Tai Chi, Zumba, stretching, yoga and others, along with music, festivities, and a full walk/run for all ages. And don't
FREE health screenings
Thank you to the Town of Windsor
for co-producing this event!
Thanks also to our sponsors,
Healdsburg Running Company,
Sarah & Robert Hildreth for Healdsburg,
La Tortilla Factory
Save the date and bring your friends to this FREE celebration of health and wellness!
If you would like to sponsor the Salud! expos, please contact Debbie Mason at firstname.lastname@example.org - or spread the word to someone who might be interested!
Salud Needs YOU!
for Salud! Windsor on Sunday, April 22!
We need people like you to
help us with the
Welcome people as they arrive and give
Guiding walkers/runners, timing and cheering
Join us in celebrating
Day of the Child/ Día del Niño
with Family, Nature, and Fun on Sunday, April 29, 2018
Eleven locations throughout Sonoma County. Hosted by the Sonoma Environmental Education Collaborative (SEEC), Sonoma County parks, nature centers, preserves, and interpretive centers, will open their doors from 12-4 pm
offering amazing outdoor explorations, nature crafts, creek walks, ropes course, bird box building, hands-on activities, visits with animals, family nature walks, and more!
All offerings are free and several will be offered in English and Spanish. To learn more, visit our interactive
under the tab "Day of the Child."
Locations and Activities
Environmental Discovery Center
Spring Lake Park, 393 Violetti Rd., Santa Rosa
Sonoma County Regional Parks
- Kids crafts, family hikes, face painting, & tide pool presentations
Children's Museum of Sonoma County
Seed bombs & spoon catapults
Sonoma County Beekeepers Association
Honeybee and pollinator education
Laguna Environmental Center
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
- Bird watching, weaving with plant fibers, & nature games
Sonoma County Water Agency
Aquatic macroinvertebrate exploration
California Native Plant Society, Milo Baker Chapter
- Seeds exploration
Center for Climate Protection -
People powered smoothie making with the bike blender
Bodega Marine Lab
- Touch tank with marine critters
2130 Pepperwood Preserve Road, Santa Rosa
(10am - 4pm)
- Nature walks, bird boxes, nature crafts, insect exploration, face painting, & taco truck
Larkfield Community Garden and Learning Center
450 Noonan Ranch Ln, Larkfield-Wikiup
Community Soil Foundation
- Garden activities (adjacent to Maddux Ranch Regional Park)
Fairfield Osborn Preserve
Sonoma State University, 6543 Lichau Road, Penngrove
Center for Environmental Inquiry - 3 hour guided tours of the Preserve at noon & 2 pm;
Live insect zoo and children's activities from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
David Yearsley River Heritage Center - Steamer Landing Park,
6 Copeland Ave., Petaluma
Friends of the Petaluma River
Canoeing, kayaking, & paddle boarding on the Petaluma River
Petaluma Bounty Farm
- 55 Shasta Ave., Petaluma
Petaluma Bounty Farm
- Fun with seeds, explore our Unity Garden, & join a farm scavenger hunt
Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve
499 Arabian Way, Healdsburg
Quest Exploratory Hike, Check out what's living in the pond, Nature-based arts and crafts
Umpqua ice cream truck
329 DeChene Ave., Boyes Hot Springs
La Luz Center,
Sonoma Land Trust,
Jack London State Historic Park
Sonoma Ecology Center
Nature walks, watershed activities, music, dancing, food and more!
Sonoma Vallejo Home
3rd street West, Sonoma. Vallejo Home parking lot. Down at end of the alameda.
California State Parks
Candle making, basket weaving, wool spinning, tortilla & butter making, & leather tooling; Pomo Youth Dance Group kicks off the day at 11am at the Mission, hike at 11am leaving from the Vallejo Home
Westminster Woods Camp and Conference Center
6510 Bohemian Highway, Occidental
Open exploration and scavenger hunt, creek explorations at noon and 2pm, ziplines, treehouse, & cargo net
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
- Marine Education Van
Lend a Hand Day
Sebastopol Regional Library
April 28, 2018
7140 Bodega Ave.
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Join us in building three little free libraries that will be placed in different locations around town. Help spread the love and joy of reading by helping to build and install these delightful little libraries!
Volunteer Training Series #4
Understanding the Power of Addiction
Catholic Charities Administrative Offices
Doolittle Conference Room
Because you are a valued Catholic Charities Volunteer, you are invited to participate in the fourth learning series that we're offering. This opportunity will give you the chance to learn more about the struggle of addiction; a struggle that many of our clients deal with on a daily basis. This training will focus on
Power of Addiction
in our community.
Join Gail and Chris from Narcotics Anonymous on an education presentation surrounding the Power of Addiction. As an agency it is vital that we understand addiction and the ways it impacts all aspects of our client's life. It is also important to understand how addiction affects the lives of those close to the addict. This training will provide volunteers ways to navigate conversations with someone struggling with addiction and ways to care for them and their loved ones.
Volunteer training's are a great way for you to meet other staff and volunteers of Catholic Charities and to learn more about all of our programs.
We promise this training will be as fun as it is informative! This training is open to all!
*Refreshments will be provided*
Attendance is optional, registration is requested.
To RSVP, use the link below.
Leadership Santa Rosa Accepting Applications for Class 35
The application period for Leadership Santa Rosa (LSR) Class 35 opened and we're looking for applicants who are passionate about our community. Will you be part of the Best Class Ever?
Leadership Santa Rosa is an educational program that provides participants with what many call a "Master's Degree in Sonoma County." The purpose of the program is to identify, develop, and equip effective community leaders who will help create and support a spirit of cooperation for the resolution of future community challenges.
The program is designed to meet these challenges by providing a series of ten full-day sessions with community "movers & shakers" and three half-day leadership training sessions. Exposure to pertinent issues, broad thinkers, and the richness of Sonoma County is intended to:
- Educate future leaders about a broad range of current community needs and concerns,
- Encourage informed individuals to serve in leadership roles benefitting the community,
- Enhance community leadership, communication, and management skills,
- Develop leadership skills by planning the LSR experience for the class the following year.
For more information on selection criteria, program days calendar, and scholarship applications,
visit the LSR page
on the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber's website. If you have questions, please contact Janet Rogers at (707) 636-2845.
Request for Proposal
Education, Outreach, and Awareness Solicitation
The Office of Health Equity (OHE) is pleased to announce the release of a final Request for Proposal, the Education, Outreach and Awareness (EOA) Consultant solicitation for the California Reducing Disparities Project (CRDP). This solicitation focuses on:
- media training for OHE & CRDP contractors and grantees;
- compelling story telling to heighten the general public's awareness of mental health and the CRDP narrative; and
- the creation of a mental health poll to gather data about the general public's understanding of mental health.
A Bidder's Conference has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Details on time and location will be posted for public information on the OHE Web page click here and through Cal-eProcure
Virtual attendance is also available by webinar.
Employers Benefit from Experienced Older Workers
May 9 Discussion of The Business Case for Age-Friendly Hiring
Hiring the right employees is a challenge for business when unemployment is low. In Sonoma County, there's a group of workers that offers experience, skills, flexibility in work hours and high job performance to fill the need - older adult job seekers.
"Twenty-five percent of our county population is age 60 and above and many want to work," says Sonoma County Board of Supervisors member Shirlee Zane, District 3. "Unfortunately, older adults can face age discrimination in hiring, despite studies that show that every aspect of job performance gets better as we age."
Employers and human resources professionals in all fields are invited to learn more at a breakfast meeting discussing
Sonoma County's New Workforce: Older Adults
The Business Case for Age-Friendly Hiring
on Wed., May 9, 7-10am., at Vintners Inn, 4350 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa. The event is hosted by Aging Together Sonoma County, the Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board and the Economic Development Board.
The Right Stuff: Older Adults Working Longer, Working Smarter
, by Richard Adler, Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for the Future, will be followed by a panel of local
age-friendly employers discussing the benefits they've experienced by hiring older workers. The panel will be m
oderated by Cynthia Murray, President and CEO, North Bay Leadership Council. Speakers are: Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Jackson Family Wines Larry D. Smith; Bett Dundershein, Business and Community Outreach Coordinator for the San Francisco/Marin YWCA, which runs a program for re-employment of age 55+ women, and Matt Maguire, retired from the commercial solar industry, now working in hospitality industry at Sonoma Portworks.
Support the 2018
Human Race team!
Saturday April 28th, 2018 at 8:00 am
Faith, Courage & Hope
NAMI's logo symbolizes the iris, the subject of 130+ paintings created by Vincent van Gogh while in treatment for mental illness. As a symbol of faith, courage and hope, the iris reminds us that it can take faith and courage to be an advocate for a loved one living with mental illness -- and that the NAMI Sonoma County community is a place to find hope!
We need your help to continue our work supporting families affected by mental illness in Sonoma County. Make a donation of $5, $10 or $50 to support our Human Race team
and/or walk with us on April 28th!
Contact Whitney at 707-527-6655 ext 8 to learn more. Ask her about getting your very own NAMI Sonoma County t-shirt! (Supplies are limited).
|Title of Announcement: Director of Human Resources
Job Summary: The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of all Human Resources functions. Works strategically with the senior and line management to support professional development needs of the staff and positive organizational culture.
Responsibilities: (may not include all of the duties assigned)
Plans, organizes and manages all activities of Human Resources Department. Conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, program and practices and keeps management informed of new developments. Ensures compliance around US and State Labor Employment Laws and ensures that activities reflect best practices and the institutional values of West County Health Centers.
Establishes standard recruiting, placement practices and procedures. Oversees orientation process and credentialing system. Creates and manages innovative current and forward-looking recruitment initiatives.
Provides assistance to managers and supervisors in the interpretation and fair application of HR policies and procedures.
Collaborates with line managers to establish in-house training programs that address agency needs across functions. Coordinates All-Staff meetings.
Implements and periodically updates compensation programs, updates job descriptions, as necessary, conducts regular salary surveys and makes compensation recommendations
Manages the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
Provides consultation, coaching and support for standard personnel transactions, probationary action, human relations and conflict management, issue resolution and legal proceedings
Manages the agency's benefits administration including vendor management, enrollment, annual re-evaluation of policies for cost-effectiveness, plan design and compliance.
Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale.
Member of the Senior Management Team
An MA or BS/BA degree or Certification in Human Resources from an accredited college/university and a SPHR credential designation with 10 plus years related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
Strong background and knowledge in labor law and state and federal regulations
Preference will be given to applicants who are fluent in both English and Spanish
Ability to work well with a multidisciplinary team.
Ability to problem solve and be self motivated with acute attention to detail.
Possession and retention of a CA Driver License, with a working vehicle and the requisite insurance
Able to travel by car to various clinic locations throughout the County
Must have a commitment to excellence and high standards.
Must comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations, and WCHC policies.
Must have excellent written and oral skills, strong organizational and analytical skills.
Must have ability to manage priorities and workflow.
Required to have versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm and positive attitude.
Required to have the ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
Demonstrate a positive customer service, patient centered approach at all times.
Must be able to move freely about the office and carry light loads (up to 25 pounds)
Prolonged sitting and/or standing required.
| Title of Announcement: Program Support Staff
Salary: $15 to $20 per hour
Closing Date: Open until filled
The Program Support I, II and III reports to a Program Manager or Administrative Manager, views the program or department deliverables, then, provides and arranges supportive services which systematically move components of these deliverables to achieve overall accountability and completion. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa continues to expand as an agency and provides a wide range of services to many clients throughout the agency. Different programs provide varying service support deliverables in order to meet program goals, agency plans, and grant deliverables. This Program Support position provides administrative, data support, analytical, and facilities support in order to help programs function and meet the needs of the clients we serve. This position is full-time, non-exempt, with a rate of pay of $15 to $20 per hour.
| Title of Announcement: Land Stewardship Intern
Salary: $13.61 - $16.54 Hourly
Closing Date: 4/30/18
Intro: The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (APOSD) seeks a motivated Undergraduate Intern for their Stewardship Program
The Stewardship program ensures protection and enhancement of conservation values for protected lands. In support of the program, the Land Stewardship Intern will support the following tasks, both in the field and at the office:
* Field work on District-protected properties, including easements and District-owned properties
* Global Positioning Systems (GPS) data collection and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data maintenance
* Property information research using public records
* Organization and maintenance of Stewardship Program files and database
* Research of land management best practices and other technical subjects, and summarization of findings
The ideal candidate will be a high school graduate, currently enrolled in a natural resources or environmental science academic or vocational program, who possesses:
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* The ability to work independently and meet deadlines
* Knowledge of Microsoft office and GIS programs. Detail-oriented, able to manage data with precision and accuracy.
| Title of Announcement: Nutritionist - Bilingual (Spanish/English)
Salary: $59,336.82 - $72,130.88 Annually
Closing Date: 4/30/18
About the Position:
The Bilingual Nutritionist works as part of a staff team within the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program providing nutrition education and breastfeeding support to participants with a strong focus on customer service. This position will:
Interview, evaluate, and assess clients for nutritional needs and WIC eligibility
Prescribe appropriate food packages and make any needed adjustments
Educate, counsel, and refer individuals and families in the WIC program on matters of nutrition and breastfeeding support
Communicate with community agencies, health care providers, media, and other Health Services staff regarding the WIC Program
The ideal candidate will possess:
Current registration as a Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Experience providing individual and group nutrition counseling, assessments, and evaluations
Substantial knowledge of nutritional needs for infants, children, and pregnant and breastfeeding women
Exceptional communication skills to effectively work with individuals from diverse, under-served populations
This position requires current registration as a Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, or eligibility for registration. An individual hired into this position must obtain registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration within the six month probationary period. For more information on eligibility requirements, please visit The Commission on Dietetic Registration w
| Title of Announcement: Bi-lingual Case Manager, Community Recovery Work
$18 to $22 Hourly
Intro: The full-time, non-exempt, Community & Fire Recovery Bi-lingual Case Manager Level I, II & III provides case management services to clients of Catholic Charities. Case Manager is responsible for providing client assessment to clients who were affected by the 2017 Fires; the purpose of this position is to provide long term support to families as they rebuild their homes and their lives.
Case management activities will include determining appropriate financial assistance including but not limited to access rental subsidy assistance to obtain long-term housing; facilitation of credit counseling and financial education, guiding participants with the development, implementation and monitoring of individualized opportunity plans, providing assistance with finding and accessing appropriate related community resources and assisting participants with identifying and overcoming any barriers to access services and achieving goals. Level I, II to III starting hourly rate: $18 to $22
Title of Announcement: Accounting Support Assistant
Salary: $19.95 - $24.26 Hourly
Closing Date: 4/25/18
Intro: Grow your career with the County of Sonoma. The County of Sonoma Probation Department seeks an Accounting Support Assistant with a starting salary up to $24.26/hour*
The County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunity for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment that provides continuous training and education, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better our communities.
Being an Accounting Support Assistant means you will:
* Review and adjust transactions and accounts, and authorize payment in compliance with established regulations, procedures, and record keeping practices
* Screen documents for accuracy and adherence to requirements
* Post, balance, and reconcile accounts payable/receivable/subsidiary ledgers for programs, individual accounts, and purchase orders
* Authorize and maintain cost records involving the distribution of charges to individual accounts
* Assist in the preparation and reporting of financial and statistical information
* Create routine correspondence for communication with other departments, agencies, and the general public
The ideal candidate will possess:
* The ability to perform accurate data entry
* Experience performing customer service
* The ability to manage a high volume of calls
* Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
* Attention to detail and effective organizational skills
For more information, minimum qualifications, &
|Title of Announcement: Child and Family Clinician
Closing Date: Unknown
Overview:The Child and Family Clinician leads a multi-disciplinary team in supporting children who are referred through social service, probation or mental health departments. The primary goal of our program is to provide children and families with services that will ensure safety, stability, and permanency. Seneca's clinical practice model integrates attachment theory to build healthy relationships, learning theory to replace negative behaviors with positive ones, and systems theory to address environmental factors.
Serve as the clinical lead and work with the treatment team to provide case management and other mental health services as needed in client homes, in schools, in juvenile probation placement and in the community.
Provide non-traditional counseling, therapy, and case management services to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community based resources.
Cultivate and maintain relationships with community members and providers.
Presentations to community partners as it relates to assigned youth's treatment progress
Facilitate treatment team meetings which can include youth, family members, community members, Probation Officers and/or Child Welfare Workers
Participate in all treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and IEP meetings when necessary.
Assist with planning for transportation arrangements for school, therapy appointments, and court hearings.
Maintain timely and accurate clinical documentation and agency-assigned paperwork
Master's degree in psychology, counseling, or social work required.
Eligible to register with the BBS
Own vehicle, California driver's license and insurance.
TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other licensing or certification requirements.
Experience in working with children in out of home care preferred
Bilingual abilities a plus!
|Title of Announcement: Chief Deputy Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator
Salary: $81,898 - $99,534/Annually
Closing Date: 4/25/18
The Human Services Department seeks an experienced individual for Chief Deputy Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator. The Chief Deputy Public Administrator/Public Guardian/Public Conservator acts as the legally appointed administrator for the estate of a deceased individual and the legally appointed conservator for persons found by the Courts to be unable to properly care for themselves and/or their finances.
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