The mission of the Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Activities League (DSAL) is to unite the Sheriff’s Office personnel, citizens and youth of Alameda County in the pursuit and implementation of initiatives that will reduce crime, better the lives of area residents and enhance the community through action and collaboration with its partners.
Dig Deep Farms is a DSAL social enterprise with a dual mission of providing access to healthy food and creating job experience, and employment opportunities to populations that have historically been denied access to both.
This is a dual role that will provide programmatic and community engagement support. The role and purpose of the Special Programs Coordinator is to oversee and execute after school programming for Ashland/Cherryland/San Lorenzo youth. This role will be relied upon to help develop, implement and adapt after school programming and curriculum as well as supervise the onsite staff. The role and purpose of the Eden Area Business Council (EABC) Coordinator is to engage and support the needs of small business owners in the Ashland/Cherryland area.
DSAL General Competencies
These are the qualities that all DSAL employees are expected to exhibit.
- Efficiency: able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
- Organization: Plans, organizes and budgets in an efficient, productive manner,
focuses on key priorities. Does not let important details fall through the cracks or
derail a project.
- Proactivity: Acts without being told what to do, brings new ideas to the
organization. Moves quickly and takes the initiative on matters of importance.
- Tenacity: Ask questions until the way forward is clear. Demonstrates a willingness
to go the distance to get something done. Follow-through on commitments.
- Intellectual curiosity: Learns quickly, and demonstrates a desire to absorb new
information and put it into practice.
- Flexibility: Adapts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes well with
complexity and ambiguity.
- Innovation: Creates new approaches to intractable problems. Isn’t tied to old ways
of doing business or solving problems.
- Respect: Maintains courteous and professional relationship with staff, faculty, and
the public; Is responsive and fair toward all co-workers. Follow through on all
- Communication: Keeps coworkers and other parties informed of relevant meetings
and work progress. Communicates expectations clearly, gives timely feedback;
Delegates responsibility where appropriate based on co-workers’ and subordinates’
ability and potential.
Job Duties to include but not limited to:
- Oversight and Supervision of ACDSAL provided After School Programming
- Work closely with DSAL staff and School District partners to meet and exceed
requirements for after school programming mandates
- Supervise after school program staff
- Provide leadership and supervision on site during afterschool programs
- Coordinate with DSAL staff to plan and implement afterschool curriculum
- Work closely with DSAL staff to promote various activities and community
- Eden Area Business Council (EABC) Coordinator
- Work closely with Eden Area Chamber of Commerce to support small
business owners in the Ashland/Cherryland area
- Be a resource and support for individual small business owners
- Promote, organize and coordinate EABC with small business owners
- Host monthly EABC meetings
- Identify, select and coordinate EABC Executive Membership Board
- Special Project Management for EABC events (ie. Eden Night Market)
- Facilitating and coordinating development of Business Improvement District
- Support DSAL’s creative placemaking partnership with ACOE, including
outreach with businesses and implementation of mural activities.
- Various other tasks as needed and required
Qualifications for this position include:
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Experience working with diverse populations, including at-risk youth
- Strong writing skills, experience with reporting
- Strong project management skills and attention to detail
- Excellent follow through, never lets anything fall through the cracks
- Ability to work with new technologies, as well as research technology and other
- Comfortable with ambiguity and/or working with change
- Experience in education and working with youth
- Small business management experience a bonus
This position will be split between Edendale Middle School, in person visits with small business owners and remote work.
Type of Employment
This position is a full time hourly position of 40 hours per week. Pay for this position is $26/hour or BOE. This position reports to the ACDSAL Deputy Director of Operations and ACDSAL Athletics Director.
This position includes the following benefits:
- Full time employees accrue vacation according to the following schedule, up to a
maximum of 180 hours:
- 6.67 hours per month or 10 days = 0 -1 year
- 10 hours per month or 15 days per year = >1 to
- 13.33 hours per month or 20 days per year = >5 years
- Group health insurance plan: DSAL pays 100% of the value of the Kaiser Silver
medical/dental plan. Kaiser Gold and Platinum are also available, and the employee
pays the difference in price.
- $50 monthly cell phone stipend to full time employees who use their personal cell
phones for DSAL business.
- $30 monthly computer stipend to full-time employees who use their personal
computers for DSAL business.
- Non-matching 401K to allow employees to save for retirement pre-tax
Starting Date of Employment
The start date for this position is ideally January 03, 2022.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $26.00 per hour
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Day shift
Employees must wear masks and follow safety protocols.
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)
- Driver’s License (Preferred)
Work Location: Multiple Locations