California Indian Conference


California Indian Conference
April 5-6, 2018

It's finally time! You can now register for the California Indian Conference! (Online registration closes March 20, 2018)
Head to the website and click REGISTER!

Those who register will receive a program and conference promotional items. If you do not register we cannot guarantee you a program or conference promotional items. Registration will close March 20, 2018.

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Program Assistant & Transporter Job Announcement

Program Assistant and Transporter

The Del Norte Indian Education Center in Crescent City is seeking applicants for a FT Program Assistant and Transporter. Minimum Requirements: HS Diploma & 1 yr.  exp. or AA and 6 mos. exp. in education or youth programs (native youth preferred). Must pass DMV clearance, possess a valid CA Driver’s license, have auto Insurance and pass a DOJ Live Scan, TB, Drug Screen, Hep. B Screening, and County Instructional Asst. exam level I, II, or III, or equivalent. Basic computer skills, general office equipment operation, excellent communication and organizational skills are a must. Candidates for this position must demonstrate reliability dependability and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Pay based on experience — $13.00–$14.00 per hour. Open until filled. 

Job Description is here. Application available here.

Submit your application, cover letter and resume to: NCIDC 888 4th Street Crescent City, CA 95531 or to audra@ncidc.org

Native American Hiring Preference Applies as per EEOC 915.027


Come Swerve to the Merve George Band

Come Swerve to Merv

Come Swerve to the Merv George Band, Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the Blue Lake Casino.

This is a fundraiser for the American Indian Education Program of the Northern Humboldt Union High School District. All money raised goes to the Title VII Parent Committee Scholarship & Enrichment.

Tickets are $20.00, $35.00 per couple.
For discounts on rooms, mention "Swerve to Merv" when reserving rooms.


15th Annual Karuk Basketweavers Gathering

15th Annual Karuk Basketweavers Gathering
Save The Date: March 23—25, 2018

Location: Karuk People’s Center Museum & Tribal Gym
64236 Second Avenue, Happy Camp, CA 96039 

Cultural Presentations. Basket Material Gathering.
Vendors. Weaving Workshops. Raffle.
Please bring donations for Friday Night Bingo.
We are also accepting handmade donations for the Raffle!

For more information about activities, registration & accommodations, please contact:
Brittany Souza, bsouza@karuk.us 1-800-505-2785, (530) 493-1600 Ext. 2016 or
Elaine Garcia & Cathy Huggins at the Karuk Tribe People’s Center
(530) 493-1600 Ext. 2201

Bookkeeper 1 job opening

Northern California Indian Development Council

Main Office

241 F Street
Eureka, CA 95501



Job Opening:

Bookkeeper 1


Compensation: $15.00-$17.00 per hour, depending on experience


Supervisor: Fiscal Director


Requirements: Must have Associate’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration or have a minimum of two (2) years employment in the field of bookkeeping/accounting. Applicant must have basic knowledge of bookkeeping, generally accepted principles and Microsoft Office (especially Excel). Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of the Abilia MIP accounting software package, ADP Payroll and/or not-for-profit accounting experience. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow staff members.


Position open until filled. next review January 29, 2018

Full Job Description and job application available at ncidc.org.


Native American Hiring Preference Applies as per EEOC 915.027


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MIS Coordinator job opening

Northern California Indian Development Council

Main Office

241 F Street
Eureka, CA 95501



Job Opening:

Management Information System Coordinator/National Dislocated Worker Grant


Compensation: $16.00-$18.00 per hour


Supervisor: Executive Director


RequirementsShould have an Associated Arts (AA) Degree in Business Administration, Information technology, and/or related field or equivalent experience. At least one year of experience in Management Information Systems or database related tracking of case management services, prior experience in Employment & Training or similar client service programs is desired. Must possess the ability to learn and utilize specialized computerized systems for tracking and reporting of client data as well as the development of necessary forms and documents. Must possess excellent skills in general offices procedures; Applicant must understand basic computer based data collection and Microsoft Office (especially Microsoft Excel). Ability to interpret/analyze program and budget information and type accurately. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow staff members. This position is also expected to cross train in, and backup, Management Information System (MIS) functions for other Federal and State programs operated by the agency. 


Position open until filled. next review January 29, 2018

Full Job Description and job application available at ncidc.org.


Native American Hiring Preference Applies as per EEOC 915.027


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Toys For Tots Literacy Program

The UPS Store® network, the Northern California Indian Development Council, and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation have teamed up to provide books to lower income children in communities with Native American populations.

In the next few days just under 9,500 books will be delivered to schools in Humboldt, Del Norte and Mendocino Counties.

Launched in March 2008, the Toys for Tots Literacy Program offers the nation’s most economically disadvantaged children the ability to compete academically and to succeed in life by providing them direct access to books and educational resources that enhance their ability to read and to communicate effectively.

One hundred percent of all proceeds go to support local children and literacy programs. Every dollar helps put a book into the hands of a local child in need!

The UPS Store, Inc. and its network of more than 4,600 The UPS Store locations across the U.S. are the exclusive sponsors of the Toys for Tots Literacy Program.

The Northern California Indian Development Council (NCIDC), Inc. is a private nonprofit corporation that annually provides services to 14,000 to 15,000 Native American clients statewide. NCIDC was established in 1976 to research, develop and administer social and economic development programs designed to meet the needs of Indian and Native American Communities including education and literacy. The NCIDC is assisting this project in the distribution of these books to local schools and their children.

2017 Intertribal Gathering Thanks

On November 11, 2017, the Northern California Indian Development Council (NCIDC) hosted the 36th Annual Northwest Intertribal Gathering and Elders Dinner. The Gathering was a success due to the generosity of many individuals, Tribes, businesses, clubs and organizations that donated time and resources. The NCIDC Governing Council and staff wish to thank the following for their contributions and support:

Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Pacific Builders, Patterson Conners Insurance, Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation, United Indian Health Services, Frank & Wilverna Reece, Elk Valley Rancheria, LACO, Izabal, Bernaciak & Company, CYS Structural Engineers Inc, Stewart Telecommunications, Linda Sundberg Insurance Agency, Lease Mobile, Ameriprise Financial Advisors Alan Foley & Arron Karr, City Ambulance of Eureka Inc., North Coast Co-op, Cher-Ae Heights Casino, Humboldt Countertops & Surfacing, Manhard Consulting, Sea Around Us, Trinidad Rancheria, Elk Valley Rancheria, Humboldt Land Title Co., Pierson Building Company, Harper Motors, Advanced Security Systems

Amerigas Propane, Bonten California, Eureka Natural Foods, California Highway Patrol (Brian Singleton), Gary Markussen Family & Brush Dancers, Hensell Materials, KIEM News Channel 3, KVIQ TV CBS 17, Mission Uniform and Linen, Old Town Coffee and Chocolate, Pepsi Bottling Group Eureka, Ray’s Food Place, Recology Humboldt County, Safeway, Suddenlink, Sun Valley Floral Farms, The Eureka Rescue Mission, United Indian Health Services–Traditional Resources Dept., Wildberries Market

AmeriCorps Fortuna, Andre Cramblit, Coral Goodman & the Food Service Crew, Dell’ Arte, Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Jan Held, Hermanos de Unidos, Hoopa AmeriCorps & TCCC, HCAR Adults and Staff, HSU INRSEP, HSU ITEPP, HSU Masters of Social Work Students, HSU Women’s Lacrosse Team, Humboldt Recovery Center, John Wooley, Kim Johnson & the Pie Crew, Northwest AFS Students, Rio Dell Community Resource, Tracy Foster-Olstad, UIHS Staff & Clients, Valerie Reed & the Kitchen Crew, Vicki Ozaki, Wendy Brown, Wes Chesbro, and the many individuals who generously gave their time.


Special Council Meeting

This is a special meetings of the Council (Board of Directors) of the Northern California Indian Development Council, Inc. (NCIDC). Regular Council meetings occur on the second Saturday of each month in the Council Chambers at the NCIDC Eureka, California office located at 517 5th Street starting at 10 am. The public is welcome. Support requests and other agenda items must be submitted at least one week in advance of the meeting.

Download printable pdf here.

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Special Council Meeting

NOTICE AND CALL for the Northern California Indian Development Council Incorporated Board of Directors: the scheduled Special Council Meeting will be held Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the NCIDC Council Room, 241 F Street, Eureka, California.