Latino Service Providers Electronic Newsletter
¿Qué Pasa? Boletín Electrónico de LSP
October 22, 2018 ● 22 de Octubre del 2018
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.

Los boletines electrónicos de Los Proveedores de Servicios Latinos consisten de información vital que es relevante para la comunidad Latina. Nuestra meta es aumentar la competencia cultural y ayudar a abogar por los Latinos en el condado de Sonoma. LSP participa en una variedad de eventos comunitarios y programas educativos que sirven a la población Latina .
October is National Bullying Prevention Month
Parents, school staff, and other caring adults have a role to play in preventing bullying.
Visit: to find out ways to Stop Bullying
Table of Contents:
  1. Latino Service Providers
  2. 10/22: SRJC: Inscripciónes de Medio Semestre Otoño
  3. 10/23: Talleres Financieros de Tu Dinero, Tus Metas
  4. 10/25: SRJC Dia de Los Muertos Procession & Celebration
  5. 10/25: Santa Rosa City Meetings
  6. 10/25: "Power & Control" Movie Premiere
  7. 10/28: Dia de Muertos con Corazon Healdsburg
  8. 11/2: Art in the Park/ Arte en el Parque
  9. CPI Classes October/ Classes de CPI Octubre
  10. 10/1-12/15: Renewal Period and Open Enrollment/ Renovacion y Inscripcion Abierta
  11. 11/3: Binational Health Fair
  12. 11/10: Community Health Fair/ Feria de Salud Comunitaria
  13. 11/14: Responding to Trauma: Professional & Personal Reflection
  14. Santa Rosa Integrated Wellness Center

Job Announcements:

  1. Bilingual Affordable Housing Finance Specialist
  2. Parks and Grounds Maintenance Worker II Time-Limited
  3. Public Safety Systems Administrator
  4. Accounting Specialist
  5. Case Manager
  6. Payment Specialist
  7. Preschool Teacher/Associate Teacher
  8. Resource Development Coordinator
  9. Rapid Rehousing Case Manager
  10. Housing Specialist
  11. Chief Executive Officer

Latino Service Providers
Thank You to Petaluma Health Center for hosting our October Monthly Meeting! PHC offers high quality healthcare. They have bilingual enrollment specialists, free zumba classes, a farm-acy where they offer lo w cost farm to table groceries right on site during the summer, a  Nurse Practitioner and Physician’s Assistant Residency Program and much more!
To learn more visit them at:
💜 10/18 Spirit Day: LSP wore purple to show support for LGBTQ+ youth and take a stand against bullying. wearing purple, a color that symbolizes spirit on the rainbow flag. 💜
We would like to thank the SRJC: PEERS Coalition for inviting us to participate at their annual Fall Wellness Fair. We really enjoyed interacting with students and sharing about the Testimonios Project! Thank you for planning such an amazing event that promotes Physical, Mental, and Social Wellness.
10/22: SRJC: Inscripciónes de Medio Semestre Otoño
1 0/23: Talleres Financieros de Tu Dinero, Tus Metas
Talleres Financieros de Tu Dinero, Tus Metas

Un programa de 6 sesiones basado en el currículo de Tu Dinero, Tus Metas de la Oficina de Protección de las Finanzas del Consumidor y proveída por Caridades Católicas de Santa Rosa.

Dias: Martes
Horas: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cuidado de Niño: Si, pero limitado
Clases Comienzan: 23 de Octubre
10/25: SRJC Dia de Los Muertos Procession & Celebration
10/25: Santa Rosa City Meetings
The wildfires experienced in 2017 revealed the City’s need to strengthen our emergency notification and fire detection systems. The City is taking steps to ensure that our community is prepared in the event of another disaster and invites your input as we consider options to expand the ways in which we are able to monitor potential threats and notify the public during an emergency. Attend one of the following meetings and join the conversation.

October 25, 2018 from 5:30- 7:00pm Binkley Elementary School, 4965 Canyon Drive
November 7, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:00pm Roseland Accelerated Middle School (RAMS) Gym, 1777 West Avenue
November 14, 2018 from 1:00 - 2:30pm Oakmont Village Berger Center, 6633 Oakmont Drive
Each meeting will cover the same topics. Attend one to:
REVIEW  the current tools in place to notify residents during an emergency. City staff will be available to provide one-on-one assistance to help you sign up for SoCoAlert and Nixle, as needed.
LEARN  about various emergency notification and fire detection tools the City is considering acquiring as additions to our existing system and provide your input on these options.
RECEIVE  a free emergency GO BAG to help you get your family’s emergency plan started.
BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE  During the meeting, we will be using an audience interaction system called voxvote. You will be able to submit your input and answer questions from our presenters as well as ask your own questions, all from your own cell phone or other mobile device. Hard copy surveys will also be available if you prefer not to use voxvote.
10/25: "Power & Control" Movie Premiere
"Power & Control" Domestic Violence in America Movie Premiere

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7 PM – 9 PM
551 Summerfield Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-5239, United States
10/28: Dia de Muertos con Corazon Healdsburg
11/2: Art in the Park/ Arte en el Parque
CPI Classes October/ Classes de CPI Octubre
Upcoming Classes at CPI
Kids Turn (ages 5-14) (6 sessions)
Mondays | October 22 – December 3 | 6:00-7:00pm
(no class on November 12)

Parenting and Coping with Stress (6 sessions)
Fridays | November 2 – December 14 | 6:30-8:00pm

Parenting Apart Without Tears (3 sessions)
Tuesdays | November 6 - 20 | 6:00-8:00pm

Handling Anger, Mine and My Child’s (6 sessions)
Tuesdays | November 6 – December 11 | 6:00-8:00pm

Raising Resilient Children (1 session)
Wednesday | November 7 | 6:00-8:00pm

Managing Family Anger (4 sessions)
Wednesdays | November 7 & 14 & December 5 & 12 | 6:30-8:00pm

The New Family: Blended, Extended, and Unmarried (2 sessions)
Thursdays | November 8 -15 | 6:00-8:00pm

Spanish Classes:
Programa de Conciencia para Padres y Niños (edades 10+) (4 sesiones)
Jueves | 1 de Noviembre al 29 de Noviembre | 6:30-8:00pm 
(no hay clase el 22 de Noviembre)

Criando Niños Resistentes Kaiser Permanente (1 sesión)
Miércoles | 7 de Noviembre | 6:00-8:00pm

Ongoing Groups:
Parents of Children with Autism and Similar Issues
FREE | 1st Thursday of every month
Drop in, no need to register.
Thursday | November 1 | 9:00-11:00am
Thursday | December 6 | 9:00-11:00am

Parenting Through Recovery from North Bay Fires
A drop-in group for parents who have lost their homes in the recent fires.
FREE | Drop in, no need to register.
Fridays | November 9 & 30 | 9:00-10:30am
Friday | December 14 | 9:00-10:30am
10/1-12/15: Renewal Period and Open Enrollment/ Renovacion y Inscripcion Abierta
11/3: Binational Health Fair
11/10: Community Health Fair/ Feria de Salud Comunitaria
11/14: Responding to Trauma: Professional & Personal Reflection
Responding to Trauma: Professional and Personal Reflection and Action

When:  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 |12:00pm - 2:00pm
Details : No Cost | Lunch will not be provided, please feel free to bring your own. 
Location:  Child Parent Institute | 3642 Standish Avenue, Santa Rosa | Room 128
Speaker:  Michael Williams

Join   Prevent Child Abuse Sonoma County  (PCA-SC) in welcoming Michael Williams as he presents Responding to Trauma: Professional and Personal Reflection and Action. Times of trauma bring new levels of stress and complication, but also opportunities to connect and respond more effectively to the ongoing trauma and adversity faced by the families and communities we serve. Applying principles outlined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration and learning activities developed by Strategies 2.0, participants will identify opportunities to respond more effectively to trauma in their communities, their organizations, and themselves. 

Santa Rosa Integrated Wellness Center
Job Opportunities
Title of Announcement: Bilingual Affordable Housing Finance Specialist
Salary: $5,040 - $6,127/Mo.
Closing Date: 10/28/2018
Position Summary: The AHF Specialist assists in the distribution and management of CDC funds, which are made available for the development and redevelopment of affordable housing, and the purchase of affordable single-family and multi-family homes. Currently this position works with the County Fund for Housing (CFH); Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Asset Fund (LMIHAF); Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and Homeownership Funds; and Housing Assistance Committee (HAC) contract.
The AHF Specialist is responsible for originating and servicing loans, as well as reviewing and analyzing development pro-forma and financial projections for CDC-owned re-development projects and affordable multifamily housing development projects. Additional responsibilities include coordinating loan servicing for the CDC's loan portfolio and:
  • Coordinating the CFH and Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) as well as the HOME and the CDBG NOFA processes
  • Assisting in the management of the CDC's property affordability agreements
  • Working with title companies and state regulatory agencies to ensure the CDC's position is clear
  • Assisting the Affordable Housing Finance Supervisor and the Affordable Housing Director in the management of funding cycles, and process and maintenance of databases
  • Supporting the creation of CFH staff reports for distribution to the CDC and County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors
Title of Announcement: Parks and Grounds Maintenance Worker II Time-Limited
Salary: $46,292.32 - $56,247.89 Annually
Closing Date: 10/28/2018
Position Summary: Under supervision, Parks and Grounds Maintenance Worker IIs perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled construction, repair, and maintenance tasks in the operation of park buildings, parks, grounds, community centers, and marinas. Additionally, this positions performs basic repairs on power garden equipment and irrigation systems. Parks and Grounds Maintenance Worker IIs may act as a lead worker on special projects and coordinate and conduct safety and skills training for other Parks Maintenance Workers. Parks and Grounds Maintenance Workers are expected to wear a uniform and be willing to work in any of the parks as needed. Work hours may vary and may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Note: This time-limited allocation is currently funded until June 30, 2019.
Title of Announcement: Public Safety Systems Administrator
Salary: $7,645 - $9,292/Monthly
Closing Date: 10/30/18
Position Summary: The Public Safety Systems Administrator works with teams of technical professionals engaged in the deployment, configuration, and management of various systems and applications. The Public Safety Systems Administrator is part of the Technical Services Division dedicated to the Sonoma County Public Safety Consortium (SCPSC), a Joint Powers Authority focused on efficient and effective operation, maintenance, and improvement of the public safety communication and data management systems in the County of Sonoma.
Title of Announcement: Accounting Specialist
Salary: $19.50-$22.50 per hour
Position Summary: The Community Child Care Council is looking for an outstanding individual to join the Finance Department. The Accounting Specialist will perform duties related to accounts receivable, accounting, and the daily operations of the agency. The Specialist is responsible for providing a high level of service for all employees and acting as the main liaison between the Finance Department and 4Cs Preschool Centers.
Eligible candidates must be highly organized and detail oriented with strong interpersonal and customer service skills. Additionally, candidates must understand the importance of maintaining employee confidentiality and exercising good judgement.
Title of Announcement: Case Manager
Salary: $17 per hour
Position Summary: The Community Child Care Council is looking for an outstanding individual to join the Early Care and Education Services (ECES) team. Case Managers meet with families to determine eligibility and need for services in the 4Cs subsidized child care programs. Case Managers must stay up-to-date and comply with program regulations, maintain complete family and provider files and perform all related duties associated with the daily operations of the 4Cs subsidized child care programs. Eligible candidates must be highly organized, detail oriented, and offer exceptional customer service.
Title of Announcement: Payment Specialist
Salary:  $17 per hour
Position Summary: The Community Child Care Council is looking for an outstanding individual to join the Early Care and Education Services (ECES) Fiscal Department. Payment Specialists work within a team to calculate and process accurate and timely child care payments in accordance with program regulations. Payment Specialists provide technical assistance and customer service to child care providers. Eligible candidates must be highly organized and detail-oriented.
Title of Announcement: Preschool Teacher/Associate Teacher
Salary:  $14.20- $16.75 per hour plus benefits
Position Summary: Teachers work closely with the Site Supervisor to plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum, and perform other program related tasks, including the completion of child assessments and parent conferences. Teachers and Associate Teachers are supervised by the Site Supervisor and may also supervise assistants and nutrition managers.
Title of Announcement: Resource Development Coordinator
Closing Date: 10/24/2018
Position Summary: The Resource Development Coordinator will support the work of the Resource Development Officer and Vice President, Resource Development & Marketing in developing and executing: 1) annual workplace campaigns for the public and private sectors; 2) individual donor engagement including donors outside the traditional workplace; and 3) stewardship and facilitation of leadership donors and affinity groups.

To Apply: Please send a letter of interest and current resume to or by mail: United Way of the Wine Country - HR 975 Corporate Center Parkway, Ste. 160, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Title of Announcement: Rapid Rehousing Case Manager
Salary: $19-21 DOE
Position Summary: The Housing and Homeless Services Department is seeking to fill a Part-time Case Manager position providing housing services to individuals and families in the lower Russian River area. The Part-Time Case Manager will provide varying levels of case management, crisis intervention and support services to clients in the Rapid Re-housing program. The Rapid Rehousing Case Manager is responsible for completing client intake / assessment to identify needs and strengths of the referred participants for services. Homeless clients are referred through Coordinated Entry..
Title of Announcement: Housing Specialist
Salary: $20 an hour
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Housing Manager, the Housing Specialist position is responsible for establishing relationships with landlords and property managers in the community, identifying possible housing units for Rapid Re-Housing participants, completing housing inspections to ensure the units meet program criteria and providing on-going support of landlord/tenant relationship. The Housing Specialist is responsible for developing new housing opportunities, maintaining positive landlord relationships and representing the program in the community.
The position works with the Housing Team to develop and implement policies and procedures that guide and support program participants. The success of this position requires the ability to foster communication and teamwork between participants, property managers and landlords, COTS staff members and partnering agencies.
Title of Announcement: Chief Executive Officer
Position Summary: Corazón Healdsburg is seeking a CEO with an entrepreneurial mindset to frame and support the organization’s structure,communications and organizational capabilities to continue to grow and scale this young organization.
The CEO will be responsible for fundraising, administration, business planning, marketing, and community engagement. The CEO will also be responsible for the long-term development plan and implementing the organization’s 5-year strategic plan, which will be developed in partnership with the Executive Director and Board of Directors. This will entail developing and implementing a growth strategy for the future, organizing donor outreach efforts, grant writing and managing relationships with the organization's new and existing donors. The CEO will be a liaison and offer staff support to the Board of Directors (BOD).
The ideal candidate will have deep experience growing an organization, evaluating organization positioning and then setting forth quality improvement measures that enable all operational aspects to achieve both strategic and fundraising goals.
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