Contra Costa Programs Assistant
Location: Martinez, CA with some travel to Oakland, CA
Status: Temporary, Part-time (20 hours/week) – Potential to increase pending funding
Term: April 2022 to Jun 30, 2022
Reports to: Program Supervisor, Contra Costa County
Salary: $21.50 per hour
Get PAID to organize children’s books!
Are you looking to make a difference for children and families? Tandem, Partners in Early Learning is looking for
a temporary, part-time, Programs Assistant to join our Contra Costa team.
No experience necessary.
Who We Are
Tandem, Partners in Early Learning is a nonprofit organization at the intersection of social justice and early
childhood education. Our mission is to co-create equitable, high-quality early learning experiences for children
ages 0-5 that are tailored to community needs and draw from community strengths. We do this through our
flagship book rotation program, StoryCycles, in over 800 Bay Area classrooms, as well as other initiatives
throughout San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa counties.
We prioritize work with communities disproportionately impacted by systemic oppression because we believe
that investing in early learning is investing in equity.
Tandem is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from people of
color, persons with disabilities, and persons of all genders and sexual orientations.
Who You Are
Passionate about supporting young children and their families
Detail-oriented and organized, able to keep track of multiple tasks and deadlines
Comfortable with email and basic data entry on a computer
The ideal candidate is excited to learn and grow with our small organization. We provide on-the-job training
and are committed to working with you to ensure your success in this role.
What You’ll Do
Receive large deliveries of children’s books - unpack, apply stickers, sort, pack in new boxes
Coordinate delivery of books to preschool sites and other community partners on an as-needed basis
Support the Contra Costa team with office operations, data entry, and other projects as appropriate
This Role Requires
A valid California Driver’s License, satisfactory driving record, and access to an insured vehicle
o Mileage will be reimbursed at $0.585 per mile.
Up-to-date immunizations (COVID19 w/ booster, Measles and Pertussis, as well as annual flu)
The ability to regularly sit for long periods, and lift and carry up to 35 pounds.
Email [email protected] telling us why you’re interested in this job. Attach your resume as a PDF
file. Use YOUR-LAST-NAME_CoCoPA as the subject line.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting April 1, 2022.