Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Job Posting - THINK Together

THINK Together is now accepting applications for Substitute Program Leader positions in the Foothill Region for the Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga School Districts

**Substitute Program Leaders must be available 5 days a week.

**Substitute Program Leaders work in a number of school districts within the Foothill Region, supporting the after-school program.

Job Summary: Program Leaders work directly with an assigned class of approximately 20-25 students, acting as a positive adult role model, coach, and mentor. Program Leaders must have a genuine interest in the growth, development, and provision of a safe and nurturing environment for the students they teach. A program leader’s ability to establish authority through leadership, communication, and most importantly patience, will be required in giving our students the stability and nurturing atmosphere they need to succeed. Ensuring that THINK Together students reach their potential takes a tremendous amount of hard work, flexibility, and commitment. We are seeking positive, team oriented individuals who are passionate about making a difference!


4-18 Hours/Week - These are 3-4 hour shifts each afternoon you are available
MUST BE AVAILABLE between 1pm-6pm 5 days per week.

Description of Duties:

· Lead a group of approximately 20-25 students in an instructional setting, maintaining high standards for behavior and safety by implementing the THINK Together four core agreements:
1. Be responsible

2. Be respectful
3. Be ready
4. Have fun
· Serve as a positive adult role model for children in the program through appropriate dress, speech, and attitude.
· Provide homework assistance, academic enrichment and physical activity, using curriculum and materials provided by the program.
· Create an engaging environment that fosters a sense of belonging that kids want to be in.
· Support students in making positive behavior choices and take disciplinary measures when appropriate.
· Engage children and youth by following, implementing, and assisting in creating lesson plans.
· Ensure student safety by assisting in set up, break down, and ongoing maintenance in an effort to keep the school or community site clean and orderly.
· Promote positive interactions between volunteers and students in accordance with child safety guidelines.
· Maintain student safety by taking roll and reviewing sign-in/ sign-outs for students and volunteers.
· Identify student needs and communicate to Site Coordinator, teachers, school administration, parents, and volunteers as appropriate.
· Commit to a full-year program, demonstrated by arriving on-time, every day and completing time cards appropriately.
· Participate in staff development activities.


· Associate’s Degree / 48 college units or by passing a school district level Instructional Aide Test
· Ability to speak and write Standard English appropriate in a public school setting
· Must pass Live Scan (criminal background check via fingerprinting)
· TB Test
· At least six months experience working with a group of 10 or more students in a classroom, after school, or recreation environment
· Advanced Math and English skills (K – 8)
· Time management, planning, and organization skills
· Excellent communication skills (Written and Verbal)
· Ability to influence and motivate others
· Ability to follow directions , but takes initiative when necessary
· Ability to establish authority
· Support our English-learner population by being bilingual (Spanish preferred)

To apply and learn more about the position please visit:
  1. http://thinktogether.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=details&jobOrderID=283723
  2. Click on "Apply Now" and summit your application

Friday, October 29, 2010

Need Temporary Financial Assistance?

Family Service Association of Redlands is a nonprofit agency whose mission is to alleviate poverty, encourage self-sufficiency, and promote the dignity of all in people.

This agency provides basic life services for low-income and homeless families, some of their services are, but not limited to the following; case management, food, clothing, housing and medical assistance, screening, educational and training programs. Comprehensive services for homeless families to help them move toward permanent housing, employment, and self-sufficiency.

Address: 612 Lawton St. Redlands, CA 92374

Agency phone number: (909) 793-2673

Agency website: www.redlandsfamilyservice.org

Agency Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. Thursday 8am-12pm, Friday 8am- 4:30pm

Need more resources? Dial 2-1-1!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Need assistance with your utility bills?

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and other heating/utility assistance programs - LIHEAP is a federally funded block grant that provides money to help low-income households make home heating more affordable and avoid shutoff of utility services during the winter. Find the link to your local LIHEAP program here: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/grantees/states.html

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Free Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar & Screening

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. The chance of developing breast cancer at some time in a woman's life is 1 in 8.

When: October 27, 2010 - 2:00 to 3:30pm

Where: Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Oak Room, First Floor, Main Lobby
400 N. Pepper Ave. Colton

  • Munther Alqaisi, M.D, Armc Radiation Oncologist
  • Richard Horris, M.D, Armc Medical Oncologist
Learn More About
  • Risk Factors
  • Early Detection
  • Mammography
  • Treatment options
Please RSVP to 909-580-3148 by October 25, 2010, seating is limited to the first 100. Refreshments will be served, free parking is available in the designated "Visitor/Patient" parking areas located in front of the hospital.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Free Health and Safety Fair

Tell your neighbors, family and friends about the FREE Health & Safety Fair at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center on Saturday, October 16th, 10 a.m to 2.p.m.

The Fair will include free health screenings (registration for screenings ends at 1:30 p.m.); a limited number of free flu shots (adults only); doctor consultations; and a limited number of teddy bears for children who participate in the health screenings. The Fair will also have safety fitness and disaster demonstrations, rock wall, raffle prizes and more!

New this year is a "Safe Moves" traffic safety demonstration for children; and a "Fatal Vision Goggles' experience.

ARMC is located at 400 North Pepper Avenue, north of interstate 10 in Colton.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Do You Need Emergency Shelter or Food?

Inland Valley Hope Partners is a collaboration of faith communities, individuals businesses, and organization working together to address hunger and homelessness. Inland Valley Hope Partners offers three food security sites. These centers provide families and homeless with a five-day supply of food.

Inland Valley Hope Partner's house shelters is a 90 day emergency shelter program serving homeless women, adult couples and families with children.

Agency Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Address: 1753 Park Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

Phone Number: (909) 622-3806

Website: www.hope-partners.com

Mission Statement: The mission of the Inland Valley Council of Churches, a collaboration that brings together churches, individuals businesses, and community groups, is to ensure the empowerment of people in need, by providing food, shelter and supportive services.

Do You Need Emergency Food?

Abundant Living Family Church provides food, clothing, hygiene products and household items, including furniture when available.

Address: 10900 Civic Center Dr.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Phone number: (909) 987-7110

Website: www.alfconline.com

Agency Hours: Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m.- 5:00p.m.