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Aztec Awards 2017

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Los Angeles, CA:  The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation held its 50th Annual Aztec Awards Gala Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.  Four Hundred guests, including elected officials, civic and corporate leaders were in attendance to support the work of the Foundation and pay homage to our award recipients.

Awardees included Esteban Torres, Dr. Jane Delgado, Ph. D. and Adriana M. Medina.  These award recipients epitomize the Foundation’s objectives in contributing to the success of Californians, including children and families, our youth and senior citizens.

“Funds raised from this event will supplement funding for all our programs, said MAOF President & CEO Martin Castro.  “We owe a big thank you to all the sponsors and other contributors for making this night possible.”

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Section 8 Waitlist Lottery Now Open

Screen Shot 2017-10-18 at 12.40.51 PMThe Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) has just opened its Section 8 Waiting List for the first time in more than 13 years. Interested families must apply for a lottery that will determine placement on the new Waiting List.

To enroll in the lottery for the Waiting List opening, families will be able to apply online 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, from now until 5 p.m., October 29, 2017, utilizing their smartphone, mobile device or computer with internet access.
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Teacher – Monterey County


Title: Teacher
Program:(Monterey County)
Salary Range: $14.83
Status: Full-Time
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, the Teacher, is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for the children. Responsible for the classroom operation including, planning, curriculum, and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children. Will strive to implement a quality program and to promote the positive physical, mental, emotional, and social development of the child in a pleasant and rewarding learning atmosphere.

    Qualifications

    • Must have 12 units in Early Childhood Education, high school diploma or GED.
    • At a minimum, must possess a valid Associate Teacher Permit from the CA Commission of Teacher Credential.
    • Minimum of one (1) year of classroom experience working in a pre-school/child care setting.
    • Ability to communicate, both oral and written
    • Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others.
    • Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
    • Sensitive to others needs.
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Sincere commitment to providing services to children and the community.
    • Ability to assess and respond quickly to varied situations.

Additional Qualifications

  • Must meet State health requirements and must pass pre-employment Health Screening, T.B. Test and Drug Screening
  • Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis, and measles at the time of employment, annual requirement thereafter.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must be fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of justice (DOJ). Fingerprints clearance must be active and on file with the DOJ.
  • Mandatory First Aid and CPR certificate, responsible to maintain, to be renewed every year.
  • Educational transcripts are required.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish) preferred.

Application Procedure Download an Employment Application and submit with a resume to: Email jobs@maof.org

How to apply: Click Here!

For more information about MAOF, please our website at www.maof.org or visit our Quail Run Office located at 11 Quail Run Circle, Suite 101, Salinas, CA. 93907. Faxed resumes and incomplete applications will not be accepted.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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Associate Teacher – Monterey County


Title: Associate Teacher
Program:(Monterey County)
Salary Range: $13.66
Status: Full-Time
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary
To provide direct care, guidance and instruction to the children of the MAOF Pre-school/Child Care Program and to thereby insure a quality program which can be expected to promote the positive physical, mental, emotional, and social development of the child in a pleasant and rewarding learning atmosphere.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Must possess an Associate Teacher Permit or higher from the Commission of Teacher Credentialing.
    • Must have (3) three infant units.
    • Minimum one (1) year of successful classroom experience.
    • Sincere commitment to providing services to children and the community.
    • Able to work cooperatively with all program staff, as well as diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, religious and cultural groups.
    • Fluent English/Spanish preferred.

Additional Qualifications

  • Must meet State health requirements and must pass pre-employment Health Screening, T.B. Test and Drug Screening
  • Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis, and measles at the time of employment, annual requirement thereafter.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Must be fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of justice (DOJ). Fingerprints clearance must be active and on file with the DOJ.
  • Mandatory First Aid and CPR certificate, responsible to maintain, to be renewed every year.
  • Educational transcripts are required.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish) preferred.

Application Procedure Download an Employment Application and submit with a resume to: Email jobs@maof.org

How to apply: Click Here!

For more information about MAOF, please our website at www.maof.org or visit our Quail Run Office located at 11 Quail Run Circle, Suite 101, Salinas, CA. 93907. Faxed resumes and incomplete applications will not be accepted.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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Social Services Associate- Child Care (LA/Orange County)


Title: Social Services Associate
Program: Child Care Program (LA/Orange County)
Salary Range: $12.87
Status: Full-Time
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary
To insure that necessary supportive service documentation is maintained in each child’s file in an orderly, correct and complete manner; and to aide in the provision of social services necessary to permit parents and children to benefit from and to be able to continue participation in the child care program.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of (1) year completed college related courses.
    • 6 units in ECE/CD required.
    • Knowledgeable in Word and Excel. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must possess own vehicle, valid California Driver’s License and current auto insurance.
    • Knowledgeable in Word and Excel.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Additional Qualifications

  • Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment.
  • Must provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles at the time of employment, annual requirement thereafter.
  • Must be fingerprinted and cleared through the Justice Department. Fingerprints clearance must be active and on file with the Justice Department.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
  • Bilingual (Spanish / English) required.

Application Procedure Download an Employment Application and submit with a resume to: Email jobs@maof.org

How to apply: Click Here!

For more information about MAOF, please our website at www.maof.org or visit our Human Resources Office at 401 N. Garfield Ave, Montebello, CA. 90640. Faxed resumes and incomplete applications will not be accepted.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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