Latino Service Providers Electronic Newsletter
¿Qué Pasa? Boletín Electrónico de LSP
July 23 rd , 2018 ● 23 de Julio del 2018
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!! As part of National Ice Cream Month, National Vanilla Ice Cream Day (7.23.18) honors one of the most popular of the ice cream flavors. In North America, the most common use of vanilla flavoring is for ice cream and many people consider vanilla to be the ‘default’ flavor.
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Table of Contents:
  1. Latino Service Providers
  2. Fire Recovery Community Listening Sessions July 25
  3. Como Obtener un Permiso de Vendedor 26 de Julio
  4. Free Insurance Clinic and Attorney Consultation July 28
  5. Free Concert for the Community Lawn Seating Available July 29
  6. Inmigracion y Custodia de Niñxs 4 de Agosto
  7. Free counseling & academic support/ Terapia, Aprendizaje y Curación Gratis
  8. Sonoma County Regional Parks July Activities
  9. Community Resource Fair Sign-up For Programs or Agencies
  10. National Health Center Week Seeking Organization Participation
  11. Sonoma County Wildfire Recovery & Resilience Neighborhood Grant
  12. Programa de Inmigración
  13. Double Your Food Dollars with Market Match
Job Announcements:

  1. El Verano FRC Case Manager & AVANCE Lead
  2. Communications & Engagement Coordinator
  3. Volunteer Relations Manager 
  4. Municipal Service Center Yard Attendant
  5. Community Engagement Coordinator 
  6. Program Director, Mental Health Services Sonoma and Napa Counties
  7. Client Advocacy Program Manager
  8. School Counseling Specialist 
  9. Sonoma Works Bilingual Community Advocate
Latino Service Providers
Fire Recovery Community Listening Sessions July 25
The County of Sonoma is encouraging residents to participate in Fire Recovery Community Listening Sessions that will gather public input and shape the Recovery and Resiliency Plan that will provide a framework for our County’s future.
At each meeting, County staff will provide a brief overview of the Office of Recovery and Resiliency and the five strategic areas identified by the Board of Supervisors in December 2017. The Office’s mission is to help the County recover from the October 2017 wildfires and emerge better prepared, stronger and more resilient from the disaster. Spanish translation, California HOPE counselors and child care will be available at all of the forums. Refreshments will be served.
July 25th, 6-8pm, Petaluma Community Center
August 2nd, 6-8pm, Finley Community Center, Santa Rosa
Como Obtener un Permiso de Vendedor 26 de Julio
Please find attached a flyer for a FREE Mobile Food Vendor Workshop that will take place:
-            Roseland Village Community Center
-            Thursday, July 26 th  10am -12pm
Please help us spread the word. There are a few ice cream vendors (paleteros) and other vendors that are allegedly operating without the proper permits. We are working with the County and City of Santa Rosa to help these hard working entrepreneurs get their proper permits.
Free Insurance Clinic and Attorney Consultation July 28
Free Concert for the Community Lawn Seating Available July 29
Gates open for picnics at 5 pm
Lobby opens at 6 pm
This is a FREE concert, but tickets are required to enter. Maximum four tickets per person. To get tickets, please call (707) 546-8742 or our Spanish Only line (707) 546-7007 or visit our website .  
Sonoma County Regional Parks July Activities
Free Yoga at Andy's Unity Park! íYoga Gratis en el parque de Andy' Unity!
Every Wednesday for July and August,- Cada Miercoles en Julio y Agosto
Inmigracion y Custodia de Niñxs 4 de Agosto
Free counseling & academic support/ Terapia, Aprendizaje y Curación Gratis

Free counseling and academic support for families at the Integrated Wellness Center, now open to provide free counseling, basic nurse services, and tutoring and academic support, for families affected by the wildfires. Whether you have lost a home or not, your family might be feeling ​effects of the fires. Our staff is here to help! The Center is available for any students and families in the area, not just in the Santa Rosa City Schools district. All we need to know is the name of your school, no personal information.
Open during summer: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-4pm. Call 707-284-8225 for more information.
Community Resource Fair Sign-up For Programs or Agencies
For Program or Agency Providers: You are cordially invited to be a part of the  Community Resource Fair  to be held during the  SRJC Southwest Santa Rosa Center  (SWC)  Welcome Day  event on  Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm .
Previous events we have hosted brought over 250 students onto our campus. We expect a good number of students to attend and partake in all the activities we have planned for them:
·           Giveaways
·           Community Resource Fair
·           Food
·           Workshops
The student population at the SWC includes parents and adults English language learners, and most are educationally disadvantaged. Our hope is to provide an opportunity for our students to feel welcomed, valued, understood and seen. We are optimistic that this special day will encourage student engagement both inside and outside the college.
If you would like to participate, simply click on the link below to register:
National Health Center Week Seeking Organization Participation
From August 13 th -17 th  Alliance Medical Center along with health centers nationwide are participating in National Health Center Week which is about brining awareness to what American’s health centers do in the community. Alliance has two clinic located in Northern Sonoma County which primarily serve a Latinx population. We are looking for organizations to particiapte in the following events:
Agricultural Worker Day 8/14 : focusing on agricultural workers needs and resources. Two, two hour tabling events; one in Healdsburg and one in Windsor.
Women’s Wellness with WIC 8/15 and 8/16:  Two, two hour tabling events focusing on women’s wellness and child healthcare (one in Healdsburg and one in Windsor).
Teen Resource Fair 8/16:  One two hour event at Alliance Teen Health Center for teens to come and learn about different community resources.
Any suggestions are greatly appreciated! Contact: Patty Young
Sonoma County Wildfire Recovery & Resilience Neighborhood Grant
Sonoma County Wildfire Recovery & Resilience Neighborhood Grants Program:
The NGP is a competitive grants program of the United Way of the Wine Country in partnership with Sonoma Clean Power. Together, we are committed to providing financial support to resident- and community-led groups for projects in their neighborhood or community that help its residents rebuild and recover from the October 2017 wildfires and/or build the resiliency necessary to address future disasters.
Who Should Apply?
Any resident- or community-led group in Sonoma County is eligible to apply. To apply, the group must include at least five households. Projects must be carried out in the neighborhood or community where the members live. Priority is given to applications from underserved and/or low-to moderate-income areas of the county. Funded groups will be required to open a bank account under the group’s name. The Wildfire Recovery Neighborhood Grants Program expects to award approximately 5-10 grants. Grants will likely range in size between $500 and $30,000. Funding will be awarded in October 2018.
Programa de Inmigración
Double Your Food Dollars with Market Match
Market Match is California’s healthy food incentive program, which matches customers’ federal nutrition assistance benefits, like CalFresh and WIC, at farmers’ markets. In 2017, Market Match was offered at 288 sites, across the state, by 50 community-based organizations and farmers’ market operators.

Job Opportunities
Title of Announcement: El Verano FRC Case Manager & AVANCE Lead
Position Summary: The Case Manager is a two-fold position that involves both indirect coordination of services and direct client service. Under the coordination of services, the Case Manager works collaboratively with service partners, co-located service providers, El Verano Elementary administration, faculty, and staff, and EV FRC/La Luz staff as the point of contact for services, by ensuring schedule of services is up to date, maintaining accurate database entries, and communicating with the Site Manager to create monthly service reports; under the direct client service, the case manager is responsible for providing health and wellness related client services, including assessing families’ needs, connecting families to community resources, assisting families to apply for benefit programs and providing ongoing one-on-one coaching and support as needed. The Case Manager works under the supervision of the EV FRC Site Manager and in partnership with other EV FRC/ La Luz staff, service providers, community service providers, and Sonoma County agencies.
Title of Announcement: Communications & Engagement Coordinator
Salary: $91,478.48 - $111,201.76 Annually
Position Summary: The Communications & Engagement Coordinator collaborates with staff, department heads, other agencies, and the Board of Supervisors to carry out communication, media relations, and community engagement projects and policy initiatives. This position is an exciting opportunity to participate in the creation and development of motivations and strategies to engage the community and further the County's goals and Board led priority projects.
Working under the direction of the Community and Government Affairs Manager, the Communications & Engagement Coordinator performs complex analytical work, and develops, plans, implements, and oversees Countywide public information/relations, education, and program activities.
Title of Announcement: Volunteer Relations Manager 
Closing Date: 7/31/18
Position Summary: The Volunteer Relations Manager is overall responsible for Ceres adult and teen volunteer program which engages nearly 600 adult volunteers and 400 teen volunteers annually in 40,000+ hours of work across two counties. She/he is responsible for ensuring that we maximize the participation of adult and teen volunteers in all areas of our work as part of fulfilling our mission to create opportunities for heart-centered connections throughout the community and enabling us to leverage donations to reach and serve more clients and youth. She/he manages Ceres’ relationship with all adult and teen volunteers, and represents the Ceres Volunteer Program in the greater Sonoma County community. The Volunteer Relations Manager acts as a warm, outgoing presence and ensures that all volunteers feel welcomed and at home in the Ceres community. She/he helps uphold the value and priority of the Volunteer Program for staff so that volunteers feel valued and appreciated and are able to contribute in ways that meet their needs. The Volunteer Relations Manager ensures that all volunteers are successfully introduced and oriented to Ceres Community Project, are well trained for each job they are asked to do, and that they feel appreciated and an integral part of Ceres Community Project. The Volunteer Relations Manager also ensures that volunteers are informed about, and aware of, the deeper intention of Ceres Community Project’s work. 
Candidates should send a cover letter with a current resume, your email address and daytime contact info to
Title of Announcement: Municipal Service Center Yard Attendant
Salary: $19.24 - $23.40 Hourly
Closing Date: 07/31/2018
Position Summary: The City of Santa Rosa is accepting applications for a part-time, on call Municipal Service Center Yard Attendant. This position is a temporary, fill-in position that provides backup when regularly scheduled Yard Attendants cannot work their scheduled shift due to illness, vacation, or other requested time off. This position may work numerous shifts in a pay period, or they may go weeks without being called in. The fundamental reason for the existence of this position is to monitor the Municipal Service Center by providing customer assistance, dispatching appropriate authorities, patrolling the facilities, observing, addressing, and reporting security issues; and responding to citizen calls outside of normal working hours.
Title of Announcement: Community Engagement Coordinator 
Salary: $18 to $22 per hour.
Position Summary: The Community Engagement Coordinator is the overall manager of the agency’s partnership with volunteers of Catholic Charities. This work includes recruitment, training, retention, placement and stewardship of this cohort of people. This position requires innovation and enthusiasm to plan and coordinate a robust engagement program. The Community Engagement Coordinator develops and administers the policies/procedures applicable to volunteers at Catholic Charities and ensures compliance with all requirements. The Community Engagement Coordinator will identify, engage, schedule, cultivate, and maintain relationships to ensure the agencies 2,000+ volunteers have positive and meaningful experiences while volunteering at Catholic Charities. This position is full-time, non-exempt.
Title of Announcement: Program Director, Mental Health Services Sonoma and Napa Counties
Position Summary: The Program Director provides program leadership and is responsible for the quality and integrity of service delivery and client outcomes, financial accountability for program budget, hiring and supervision of program staff, contract oversight, and compliance with external and internal policies, practices and procedures. The programs under the responsibility of this position include ReFocus (formerly ACT and PRIDE programs), TBS services in Sonoma, Marin and Napa Counties, FASST, and Pathways.
Title of Announcement: Client Advocacy Program Manager
Position Summary: The Client Advocacy Program Manager/Coordinator works in conjunction with the Program Director to implement the vision and mission of self-advocacy for Marin Ventures. The Client Advocacy Program Coordinator is responsible for bringing person-centered program design thinking into program plans and services for clients, training program instructor in client advocacy principals and best practices, and supervising the implementation and continuous improvement for clients, instructors, families, Marin Ventures administration and external program partners. The CAPC will be tasked with setting standards and best practices and executing on a vision for implementing those standards with an overall goal of developing an organizational culture centered around client advocacy and self-determination. The Program Manager/Coordinator exercises independent discretion and judgment in carrying out his/her duties with general oversight by the Program Director.
Title of Announcement: School Counseling Specialist 
Salary: $222.02 - $419.18 (Daily )
Position Summary: The School Counseling Specialist will ensure that migrant students will receive quality mentoring, career, vocational, and college awareness. The School Counseling Specialist will provide support and guidance for qualified MEAP Advisors that are hired, trained and provided with ongoing professional development in relationship to school counseling competencies at assigned school sites, as outlined by the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) National Model. School Counseling Specialists will provide leadership for the supplemental support of, and collaboration with, participating school district counseling programs to serve migrant students. Efforts will include promoting and supporting the design, delivery, evaluation and improvement of comprehensive school counseling services in a systematic manner to improve the academics, attendance, behavior, and career exploration of all migrant students.
Title of Announcement: Sonoma Works Bilingual Community Advocate
Salary: $16.50 - $18.50
Position Summary: The Bilingual Community Advocate is stationed at Sonoma Works and is responsible for providing assistance and resource information to victims of domestic violence. The Bilingual Community Advocate acts as an intake worker for the Season of Sharing fund, screens applicants, and assists with the completion of forms. This is a high-profile, public-interaction position requiring a high degree of compassion, professionalism, and a constant awareness that the employee is often the first non-law enforcement contact the victim encounters. The Bilingual Community Advocate is truly an ‘ambassador’ for the organization. Public presentations about domestic violence issues are occasionally required. The Bilingual Community Advocate must be available to be on a rotating on-call schedule, and be responsive to phone calls and to immediate law enforcement advocate requests. 
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