The children of Tulare County will thrive in safe supportive environments and enter school healthy and ready to learn so that they may grow into adulthood prepared to contribute as valued members of our community.
Welcome to First 5 Tulare County
First 5 Tulare County administers Proposition 10 funds in order to promote, support and improve the early development of children ages 0 to 5. The Commission seeks qualified applicants for the position of:
This position monitors, reviews, evaluates, and reports on the programs and services of funded agencies; provides technical assistance to contractors; facilitates collaboration of efforts by contractors and stakeholders; assists funded agencies with program development, implementation, and evaluation; assists with the development of newsletters, brochures, press releases, fact sheets, and other public information and marketing materials; assists in the development and procurement of programs and services; serves as staff support to the Commission; represents the Commission and the Executive Director at meetings and conferences as directed; and other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will have a BA degree from an accredited institution with a major in Social Work, Early Childhood Development, Health Sciences, Public Administration, Business, or a closely related field. The Program Officer must have reliable transportation, a valid California driver’s license and adequate insurance coverage, and the ability to work a flexible schedule depending on assignments and to travel within and outside the County.
For more information call (559) 622-8650. A copy of the complete job description is provided here.
Salary: $57,106.00 annually
To apply please send a cover letter and detailed resume, including dates of past employment, to:
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017
A Request for Proposals has been released for One-Time Grants for Capital Projects. An optional Question and Answer Forum is scheduled for January 27, 2017 at the Visalia Wyndham Hotel, Plaza Room.
Proposals are due no later than 12:00 noon on February 24, 2017.
For application materials, click here.
Save the Children partners with the Bezos Family Foundation to launch Vroom in Tulare County.
Save the Children is a First 5 Tulare County service provider.
What is Vroom?
Programs, activities, and services provided or funded by First 5 Tulare County will move our community toward the following results:
- Children are mentally and physically healthy
- Children are ready for school
- Families are knowledgeable and able to promote their children’s development
- Services are culturally appropriate, integrated, and collaborative