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San Leandro Cares!

Recreation Employment Opportunities

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Do you want to have fun while you work? Do you like a fastpaced, creative environment? The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department has a wide range of employment opportunities year-round. Great jobs are available working with kids inYouth Sports,Youth/Teen Adventures and Aquatic programs. Lifeguards, sixteen years or older, with either a Lifeguard or WSI certificate need look no further for the perfect job. Some positions working with children require applicants to be 18 years or older. Duties and required skills vary by position. Competitive salaries, most starting above $9.00 an hour, are offered based on experience and qualifications.

The Health and Human Services Guide is available in both English and Spanish and provides contact information for a full range of social service organizations serving San Leandro, including mental health, housing, legal assistance, disability, alcohol and drug services and much more. Social service information can also be accessed online through the Eden Information & Referral Resource Finder, located at www.alamedaco.info. For a free copy of the Guide to Health and Human Services, call 577-3462.

Youth Advisory Commission

San Leandro Art Association The San Leandro Art Association was founded in 1957 and provides a forum for the encouragement and enjoyment of artistic works by and for its members. This nonprofit organization provides a variety of events for displaying art and also endeavors to bring art to the community. Meetings are held at 7:00pm on the second Tuesday of every month, except July, at the San Leandro Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. After a short meeting, a professional artist enlightens and instructs us with a demonstration. These demos are open and free to the public. We keep our members aware of artistic opportunities through a monthly newsletter. Visit our website at www.sanleandroartassociation.net.

Need Help? Dial 2-1-1 24 Hours a day - 7 Days a Week! In multiple languages / TTY www.edenir.org Free information about services throughout Alameda county such as: Affordable housing, Rental and utility assistance, after-school programs and much more!

Arts Council of San Leandro Support art in San Leandro! Your $15 senior/$24 individual membership in Arts Council of San Leandro will help this nonprofit volunteer group promote visual and performing arts in San Leandro. ACSL events include variety shows, jazz music, gallery exhibits at the library, and artist demonstrations at elementary schools. If you would like to become a member, would like to be one of the paid artists who participate in the school program, or would like to find out about the next event, call 577-7964 or visit: www.artscouncilofsanleandro.com

C i t y o f S a n L e a n d ro R e c re a t i o n a n d H u m a n S e rv i c e s

CREATING COMMUNITY

Visit: www.sanleandro.org or the Human Resources Department City Hall - South Offices • 835 E. 14th St. San Leandro, CA 94577

Project Literacy • Adult & Family Literacy Program San Leandro Main Library Office Hours: Mon & Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm Tue Evenings until 8:00pm What is Project Literacy? • Project Literacy provides free tutoring and support for English speaking adults who want to improve reading and writing skills. Trained volunteers are available as tutors for adults age 16 and older who have difficulty with basic skills. Project Literacy welcomes the family by providing monthly story times and free children’s book distribution at the main library and has a wonderful community outreach program that provides literacy services and resources to parents and their children ages 0 - 4 years. How can you help? Be a tutor! Meet with your student for only 2 hours a week and you will make a valuable difference in their life. Lead a weekly small group session, teach a basic computer class, provide office assistance, be an outreach reader to 3-5 year olds. Receive free training materials, everlasting support and many heartfelt Thank You’s! You can also help when you volunteer for Trivia Bee, Project Literacy’s annual fundraiser.

COMMUNITY

Do you have an opinion about City policies that affect teens? Do you want to get involved and make a difference? Apply to become a member of the Youth Advisory Commission and make teen life in San Leandro a better one! Applicants must be residents of the City of San Leandro and currently enrolled in 9th through 12th grades. For information and an application, call 577-3462.

Tutor Orientation and Training Sessions are held twice annually. Contact Cinda Mariscal, Project Literacy Coordinator at 577-3944 for information. Volunteer to give the gift that lasts a lifetime. Teach someone to read. Project Literacy is a grant-funded program operating in conjunction with the City of San Leandro Public Library.

Calling All Instructors! Interested in teaching a class for the City of San Leandro? Call Breyana Riggsbee at 577-6081 for a course proposal form and more information.

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