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Program Assistant I (KC FRC)

Company: Kings County Fire Department
Location: Kettleman City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Type: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Compensation: Min $16.28 - Max $20.33 in 5.5 steps
Application Deadline: Open Until FilledMISSION STATEMENT:
Join Kings Community Action Organization (KCAO) and make a difference in Kings County, CA as a Program Assistant I. KCAO envisions a future where all people in Kings County are able to live with dignity, have access to available resources and have the opportunity, motivation and ability to live economically productive and satisfying lives.
Our Mission: Working as a team, KCAO will seek and provide programs that develop self-sufficiency in individuals, families, and communities within Kings County.
Our Vision: Kings County residents and communities will achieve self-sufficiency through the high quality and client-focused programs of KCAO.
We are a private nonprofit helping people and changing lives in Kings County since 1965. Do you see yourself as part of our team of passionate, committed, and caring people?JOB SUMMARY:
The Kettleman City Family Resource (FRC) Program Assistant I position is responsible for working in a collaborative effort to provide educational and support services to enrolled families who are expectant mothers and/or families with young children, 0 - 5 years in the Kettleman City area and families in need of the Family Resource Center resources.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform a variety of clerical duties in support of the Family Resource Center. i.e prepare a wide variety of materials from rough draft or oral instructions and distribute as appropriate, file, answer phones, compile data for and prepare reports, maintain accurate program data entry, receive and deliver mail as appropriate.
  • Maintain a variety of records files and logs; prepare new files folder according to First 5 scope of work.
  • Preform program eligibility and intake as needed, review documents for accuracy and completeness to ensure clients meet families meet FRC program guidelines.
  • Maintain and stock supplies for office and events for the FRC as needed.
  • Greet all visitors and callers to the Kettleman City Family Resource Center provide appropriate referrals and information regarding services available at the center and in the community.
  • Assist in the recruitment of families by conducting outreach with an emphasis on underserved linguistically isolated communities in Kettleman City, CA.
  • Assist with the coordination and provision of monthly coordinated services and family socialization events for the Kettleman City FRC families collaborating with the parents and community partners.
  • Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings and trainings as directed.
  • Perform other duties as required.

    • High school diploma (or equivalent)


      • One-year clerical experience in an office setting with all of the following:

        • Filing of documents both electronically and on paper.
        • Computer knowledge to include Windows 7 or higher, Outlook 2007 or higher, Word 2007 of higher, Excel 2007 or higher, PowerPoint 2007 or higher, and Publisher 2007 or higher.
        • Office equipment to include copier, printer, fax, scanner.


          • Travel and attend out of area meetings and conferences as required per the funding source(s).
          • Work variable hours and days, including those outside regular Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. business hours.
          • Meet and maintain KCAO hiring requirements which include:

            • Criminal Record Clearance including California DOJ, FBI and Child Abuse Centralized Index (CACI).
            • Reliable, insured transportation and valid California Driver License.
            • Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) acceptable to KCAO's vehicle insurer.
            • Health examination with tuberculin clearance.

            • Ability to be contacted outside of regularly scheduled work hours in case of emergency.
              KCAO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace
              KCAO participates in the E-Verify program that electronically confirms an employee's authorization to work in the United States that complies with the I-9 form.

Keywords: Kings County Fire Department, Visalia , Program Assistant I (KC FRC), Other , Kettleman City, California

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