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Recruitment for Board of Director Positions (UNPAID)

Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (CAPSLO) is a nonprofit agency that focuses on helping people and changing lives by serving 30,000 persons across Central and Southern California. CAPSLO is committed to eliminating the causes of poverty by empowering low-income individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency through a wide array of community-based collaborations and programs.

The Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo Co. Inc. is currently accepting applications for two low income representatives and two private representatives. The positions are three year terms.

  1. Two low income representatives who are either:
    1. Low income themselves or
    2. The applicant does not need to be low-income but must represent low-income community members and secure a petition supporting their candidacy with the signatures of 15 low income residents in the represented district
  2. Two Private Sector representatives who are:
    1. Representative of our Business Community or
    2. Who have personal or professional experience or knowledge of:
      1. Special populations such as: Veterans, Senior Citizens, Early Childhood Education, or English Language Learners.

The low income representatives must reside in North County and Coastal. This includes residency in Supervisorial District 1 or Supervisorial District 2.

Programs the agency operates include: The Adult Day Center, Child Care Resource Connection, Head Start, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start, State Child Development programs, Energy and Weatherization, Health Services, Teen Programs, Family and Community Support including Father Involvement, Veteran Services and Homeless Services, including Case Management.

Meetings are once a month for two to three hours. In addition there are various committees, and board trainings. Some members are liaison to one of agency’s programs. With the exception of the monthly meeting, this volunteer position is flexible to help meet board members busy schedules. Average time per month is 6-8 hours.

For more information or to apply for these positions please call CAPSLO at 805-544-4355 x102 or go to this link to print out the volunteer form and mail to:

1030 Southwood Drive
San Luis Obispo CA 93401.
Attn: Marci Sperlo

The deadline to receive applications is November 30, 2017.