Child Advocates of Nevada County Executive Director

Child Advocates (CANC) is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director.

Child Advocates of Nevada County (CANC) is a nonprofit dedicated to its vision that all children in Nevada County grow up in a safe, nurturing, and healthy family and community.  CANC operates several programs, including advocacy for abused and neglected children (Court Appointed Special Advocates – CASA), family support services for new parents to prevent abuse (Healthy Babies) and school-based personal safety and anti-bullying curriculum to empower children to stay safe (Child Safety Puppeteers).

As CANC’s leader, the Executive Director (ED) has the primary responsibility for program development and ensuring a high level of service so that the Agency can execute its mission to help Nevada County’s children grow up free from abuse and neglect.

Duties and Responsibilities: Leadership, Fundraising and Communication, and Operational, Program and Staff Management.  View full job description here

The salary range for this position is $80,000-$90,000 DOE, and includes a health stipend, generous time off and flexible schedule.

To apply, please send a meaningful cover letter and resume via email to [email protected]. No phone calls please.

​Child Advocates of Nevada County is an equal opportunity employer.


Events and Marketing Coordinator

Child Advocates of Nevada County seeks a part time Events and Marketing Coordinator in Nevada City, CA. This position is responsible for coordination of agency events and fundraisers and for development of marketing materials both online and in print, focusing on bringing awareness to our mission while raising the profile of Child Advocates. This position is also responsible for social media outreach, online fundraising campaigns and maintaining content on agency website.


  • Organize and coordinate event logistics including location, insurance, event sponsorships, tickets, volunteer coordination, and marketing/publicity
  • Maintain agency website
  • Coordinate and maintain an ongoing social media presence
  • Coordinate donation/sponsorship acquisition for events in collaboration with the Executive Director
  • Design marketing/fundraising/event graphics and material including brochures, invitations, banners, posters, and advertisements
  • Occasional weekend and evening hours during events

Minimum qualifications: Demonstrated professional, leadership, and administrative skills. The ability to effectively interact with co-workers, volunteers, donors, and board members to accomplish common tasks is essential. Excellent time management, the ability to prioritize tasks successfully/meet deadlines

Technology: Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and Outlook. Proficient in Adobe Graphics Programs such as InDesign and/or Adobe Illustrator, experience with content management systems (website platform) a plus.

Job Type: Part time, 15 – 20 hours M-F, with some weekend availability.
Pay: $19-$22 hour

View full job description here.

Apply with resume and cover letter here.

​Child Advocates of Nevada County is an equal opportunity employer.

Home Visitor / Healthy Babies Program – in Truckee

Home Visitor Job description

Child Advocates of Nevada County seeks a full-time Home Visitor (HV) to work out of the Truckee office. HVs offer parenting advice, resources, and support to families.

Duties: The Home Visitor (HV) will help families identify and develop strengths using a curriculum to assist pregnant and new parents with baby development, bonding, support, developing skills and providing resources.

  • Must be fully vaccinated for the Covid-19 virus prior to hiring
  • Will consider part time hours
  • Bonus after successful completion of probation for bilingual/Spanish

Minimum qualifications: Candidates must have a minimum of a high school diploma. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Child Development or related Social Service field from an accredited college or university. Experience working directly with clients in a community-based and service organization is desired.

Technology: Candidates must be able to navigate Microsoft Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel) and be familiar with Zoom or similar virtual platforms.

Job Type:  Full Time
Pay: $21.80

How to Apply:

For questions, contact Healthy Babies Program Manager, Sue Van Wazer at [email protected]

View full job description here

Apply here

Applications must have attached a cover letter and a resume. Complete a full job history on the application. Applications without the requested information might not be reviewed for consideration.

Child Advocates of Nevada County is an equal opportunity employer.