The Comedian Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – April 4, 2017

Free evening performance at 6:00 pm.

Performed by the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (formerly The Tarradiddle Players.) For free tickets. contact Anson County Partnership for Children at 704-694-4036 prior to the event. 

Hope to see you there!

SOTCH Report

The Anson County Health Department, through this report (SOTCH), is presenting current information on the status of Anson County’s most pressing health issues, as determined in the 2012 Community Health Assessment. The SOTCH report gives an update on progress made, information gained, and lessons learned during this year. Partnering with numerous stakeholders in the community, our main focus currently is diabetes education and obesity.  

Below is the link to the 2015 SOTCH report.

2015 SOTCH Report

 

2017 Visit With Santa

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Anson County Partnership for Children is inviting children of all ages to Visit with Santa on Saturday, December 2nd after the Wadesboro Christmas parade. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with children at First Presbyterian Church in Wadesboro. Children can write their wish list while waiting to talk to Santa. Mrs. Claus will be giving out special winter-themed book. Pictures of children will be taken during the visit and posted on the Partnership’s Facebook page. Parents are encouraged to take pictures as well. Following the visit, Santa will mail a special letter to all the children from the North Pole. This event is free to the public.

#GivingTuesday

This year we encourage supporters of children to participate in #GivingTuesday by donating to Anson County Partnership for Children.

What Is #GivingTuesday

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing catalog of resources.

Through your donation you can help the Partnership make Anson County a better place to be a child and to raise a child. The link below will direct you to ACPC sponsorship page where you can make a donation.

 

 

ANSON COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT 2016

ANSON COUNTY

COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT

 

Conducted by

Anson County Health Department

 

2016 CHA Complete Report

Accepting Nominations for 2016 Champion for Children

Deadline Extended for 2016 Champion for Children Nominations

Anson County Partnership for Children seeks nominations for 2016 Champion for Children Award

 

Wadesboro, NC Do you know someone who helped make Anson County a better place to be a child and to raise a child?  Nominate them to be the 2016 Champion for Children. All nominees will be recognized and the award will be presented at a reception on Thursday, April 28 at First United Methodist Church, Wadesboro, 6:30 pm.

Presented by Anson County Partnership for Children, this award recognizes individuals who:

  • Champion the well-being of children in Anson County.
  • Demonstrate commitment to providing a better future for children in Anson County.
  • Work with others to raise awareness about children’s issues.
  • Believe in building strong families.
  • Demonstrate leadership on behalf of children in Anson County.

 

The Anson County Partnership for Children welcomes nominations from all facets of the community including professional and community leaders such as educators, doctors, police officers, ministers, tutors, coaches, or community volunteers.

 

Previous Anson County Champion for Children award winners are: Vancine Sturdivant – 2013; Margaret Goins – 2014; Gail and Charles Litaker – 2015.  Each of these Champions have tirelessly advocated for children in Anson County for many years. Help the Partnership recognize others who have helped make Anson County a better place to be a child and to raise a child.

 

Nomination forms are available 2016 Champion for Children – Nomination Form or on the Partnership’s Facebook page or at the Partnership, 117 South Greene Street, Wadesboro, NC.  All nomination forms must be submitted to the Anson County Partnership for Children no later than Thursday, March 24, 5:00 pm.

 

Executive Director

Job Description

Executive Director

 

Position Summary: The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Anson Partnership for Children and is responsible for the overall operation, management and administration of its finances, contracts, facilities, outreach, services, development and personnel. The Executive Director provides leadership in the development of the human and financial resources necessary to ensure that the Partnership achieves its mission of “helping make Anson County a better place to be a child and to raise a child.” The Executive Director reports directly to the Anson County Partnership for Children Board Chair and Board of Directors.

 

Expected Start Date: On or before July 2016

Fair Labor Standard Act:   Exempt

Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy or related human services field
  • Minimum of three years of management experience, including two years of staff supervision and evaluation
  • Professional experience in financial management
  • Anson County residency
  • Some travel, evening and weekend work
  • Criminal background check and drug screen

 

Preferences

·         Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy or related human services field

·         Fundraising/grant writing and non-profit board experience

·         Experience and familiarity with Anson County families, children’s services, agencies and community systems

 

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Detail-orientation and self-direction
  • Independent performance of work with a high level of transparency, compliance and accountability

 

Program Management and Evaluation

  • Manage and supervise Anson NC Pre-Kindergarten Program
  • Develop, manage, monitor and supervise all ACPC services and initiatives
  • Oversee evaluation and progress of ACPC programs toward meeting goals and objectives
  • Supervise collection of local data and reporting of ACPC evaluation results

    

Organizational Development

  • Develop and maintain needs-based multi-year ACPC strategic plan
  • Oversee strong working relationships with partner organizations and agencies
  • Facilitate Board meetings including preparation of agendas and minutes
  • Advocate at local, state and national levels for initiatives to support and enhance children and families in Anson County

 

Community Outreach and Engagement

  • Oversee public education and awareness of ACPC goals, services and initiatives through social and print media
  • Articulate ACPC vision in the community as chief spokesperson of ACPC
  • Plan, initiate and supervise special ACPC events, presentations and community education
  • Represent ACPC as active community leader in residence including participation in community meetings, events and initiatives
  • Oversee computing and technology infrastructure to ensure reliable systems of communication

 

Fund Development

  • Develop, implement and manage fund development plan to sustain and support the work of ACPC
  • Oversee grant writing requests and proposals for submission to funding sources
  • Maintain positive relationships with current and potential funders, sponsors and donors
  • Oversee all communication with major funders, sponsors and donors
  • Oversee all fundraising efforts including annual Barn Blast event

Financial Administration

  • Develop, manage and monitor all ACPC funding allocations and budgets
  • Execute and manage all contracts for compliance and accountability
  • Supervise financial administration of all ACPC funds to ensure fiscal accountability
  • Develop financial policies and procedures and ensure compliance
  • Oversee audit and monitoring preparation

Human Resources

  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise all ACPC staff
  • Supervise utilization of community volunteers to enhance the efforts of ACPC

Other tasks as directed by the ACPC Board

 Compensation based on education and experience

Full Time with benefits: 37.5 hours per week

  Anson County Partnership for Children does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of service.

ACPC Job Application Forms

Early Childhood Resource Center Coordinator

Job Description

 Early Childhood Resource Center Coordinator

Position Summary: The Early Childhood Resource Center Coordinator will be responsible for managing the day to day operation of the Early Childhood Resource Center which provides a wide variety of materials and services for young children to child care providers, parents and the community. The position reports to the Child Care Service Coordinator and to the Executive Director.

Fair Labor Standard Act: Non-Exempt

Requirements

  • Minimum of AA Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education or related field
  • Knowledge of early childhood issues
  • Experience as early childhood educator preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Professional image (appearance, speech and behavior)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt as needed
  • Excellent skills in wide range of technology including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.)
  • Daily use of a reliable car, valid driver’s license and willingness to travel as needed
  • Criminal background check and drug screen
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day operation of the ECRC including documentation, membership recruitment, materials management, circulation, organization, ordering, maintenance of materials, receipt of funds
  • Greet visitors to ACPC
  • Provide support and excellent customer service for child care providers, parents and community members
  • Assist educators with selecting age appropriate items in ECRC for lesson plans
  • Model age appropriate themes in ECRC with available resources
  • Receive and receipt funds for memberships, trainings, late fees, ticket sales, etc.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with child care providers, parents, community programs and agencies
  • Plan, host and facilitate story time in ECRC using age appropriate materials and activities
  • Maintain an organized and customer-friendly ECRC environment including ECRC window displays
  • Oversee maintenance of Ellison die cutters and dies, laminating machine and other ECRC hardware
  • Administer and use Follett library management software to maintain ECRC inventory and patron information
  • Submit ECRC quarterly evaluation and other reports as requested
  • Attend meetings and training sessions as requested
  • Recruit, coordinate and supervise volunteers in ECRC
  • Maintain effective communication with ECRC patrons
  • Assist with ACPC literacy programs including Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
  • Acquire certification as national child passenger safety technician and maintain certified status
  • Assist with car seat inspections, check points and other Safe Kids events
  • Acquire, maintain and distribute items from Second Harvest Food Bank to community
  • Maintain registration for child care trainings by registering participants and receiving payments
  • Assist with annual ACPC fundraiser (Barn Blast) as directed
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director

 

Full Time with benefits: 37.5 hours per week

Salary based on education and experience

 

Anson County Partnership for Children does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of service.

ACPC Job Application Forms

 

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:

Anson County Partnership for Children offices will be closed on the following dates:

Thanksgiving: November 26, 2015 – November 27, 2015

Christmas: December 21, 2015 – January 1, 2016

It’s Barn Blast Time Again!

Tickets for the 10th annual Barn Blast fundraiser are available now at the Anson County Partnership for Children! The 2016 Barn Blast will be held on Friday, January 29 from 5:00 to 11:30 pm in the Ingram Room at SPCC’s Lockhart-Taylor Center in Wadesboro. This fundraising event features dinner, dancing, drinks, silent auctions, live auction and lots of western themed fun.

Reserved tables for 8 are available for $400 ($50 per ticket). General admission tickets are $60.00 each. After January 1, prices for reserved tables increase to $480 ($60 per ticket) and general admission tickets will not be sold. Be sure to purchase your Barn Blast tickets early before they sell out!

All profits from the Barn Blast are used in Anson County for the Partnership’s many programs for young children. These programs include Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library which mails a book each month to over 1100 children in Anson County and the new ReadyRosie program that provides daily videos that model literacy and math activities.

For tickets or more information about the 2016 Barn Blast, please call or come by the Anson County Partnership for Children, 117 South Greene Street, Wadesboro, 704 694-4036, www.ansonchildren.org

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