Ivey Ranch Park Association is currently looking to fill the following positions:

In-Home Care Provider
Work in the home of families with children with special needs in north San Diego County. Multiple contracts available; 15-30 hours a month, flexible scheduling. Must have care experience, references, current C.P.R., and First Aid certification, transportation to arrive at various locations, live in north San Diego County, ability to lift/make wheelchair transfers, and willing to diaper and feed children. LiveScan background check required. Please forward resume.

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 /hour

Capacity Building Officer and Teacher

The AmeriCorps member will act as the Capacity Building Officer and Teacher. S/he will increase the number of participants working to provide needed services to children, youth and families in the community that IRPA serves as well as a Teacher who will provide direct services to children and youth with special needs and those at-risk of being incarcerated. Additionally, the AmeriCorps member will be a second support employee within IRPA’s outreach program to expand knowledge and participation within the IRPA volunteer and donor community.

Primary activities and responsibilities will include:

  • Develop the DA’s Juvenile Diversion Initiative.
  • Train JDI participants as volunteers for programs that support children, youth, and families.
  • Track JDI program and infrastructure development at IRPA.
  • Serve side-by-side with JDI participants to provide guidance and to improve their retention and success.
  • Participate in all program required orientations.
  • Serve as a teacher for children with special needs.


  • Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of people, particularly those living in low-income distressed neighborhoods.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Computer skills.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (some evenings and weekends may be required).
  • Ability to create positive relationships with site staff.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks.
  • Possess leadership and interpersonal skills to work effectively with the team.
  • Ability to problem-solve and approach situations creatively.
  • An interest in and/or a background in:
    • Community outreach
    • Community service and volunteerism
    • Working with individuals with special needs or at-risk youths


Ivey Ranch was just awarded a grant for the position of Full-Time Capacity Building Officer and Teacher. The position pays a total stipend of $20,000 for a term of service of 10 months. Upon completion of the term of service, the member will be eligible for a $6,345 education award to pay off existing, eligible student loans or return to school.

Program Eligibility: To be eligible to participate the candidate must meet all eligibility requirements including but not limited to:

  • Be eligible to earn 100% of a full-time education award.
  • Be eligible to perform a term of national service.
  • Possess an Associate’s Degree or higher with credits in Psychology, Sociology, or Child Development.
  • Be at least 17 years of age (note there is no upper age limit).
  • Have unexpired proof of status as a US citizen or possess an unexpired permanent resident status and be able to provide documentation.
  • Be available to serve for a full 10-month period of time, starting no later than March 1st, 2022.
  • Be able to complete at least 1700 hours of service within the 10 months of service as well as serve the full term of service.
  • Must clear a criminal background check (DOJ/FBI/Child Abuse Index/National Sex Offender Public Website Database).
  • Obtain CPR certification or be currently certified. Must complete Mandated Reporter Training.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, Weekends availability

Job Type: Full-Time, Temporary