The Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association (SCTCA) is a multi-service non-profit corporation established in 1972 for a consortium of 25 federally-recognized Indian tribes in Southern California. The primary mission of SCTCA is to serve the health, welfare, safety, education, cultural, economic and employment needs of its tribal members and descendants in the San Diego County urban areas. A board of directors comprised of tribal chairpersons from each of its member Tribes governs SCTCA.

SCTCA coordinates and administers numerous grant programs for its members and the southern California Indian community, including: Tribal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families(TANF), Law Enforcement, Food Commodities, Information Technology Services, Rincon Community Child Development Center, Adult Vocational Training, Career Development Center, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program(LIHEAP), the Library Program, Child Care Development Services, Tribal Digital Village (TDV) and Resource Prevention Program.


Thank you for your interest in employment with SCTCA. We want to explain our recruitment process:

Applications are accepted for open positions only. Please be sure to indicate the title of the position you are applying for on each application. Open positions are listed below.

A separate application must be submitted for each position for which you are applying.

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of applications. Applicants may attach a resume to applications.

Applications and all required documentation must be received on or before the closing date. Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted for employment consideration. If you choose to submit your application via facsimile, we are not responsible for technical or equipment failure that may render your application unreadable or cause it to be received after the deadline.

American Indian preference will be awarded to those who qualify. In order to receive Indian preference, applicants must submit copies of the documents verifying enrollment with each application on or before the closing date.

Please allow at least three weeks after the closing date before contacting our office regarding the status of the position. If selected for an interview, you will receive communication from our office regarding the date and time.

All positions are subject to SCTCA Drug Free Workplace testing policies.

Position Location Deadline
Associate Child Development Teacher Rincon, CA Open until filled
TANF Administrative Assistant/Clerk/Driver Buellton, CA Open until filled
TANF Clerk La Mesa, CA Open until filled
TANF Clerk Pala, CA Open until filled
TANF Education Coordinator La Mesa, CA Open until filled
TANF Eligibility Specialist Escondido, CA Open until filled
TANF Site Manager Pala, CA Open until filled
TTPS Bindery Support/Backup Delivery Driver Pala, CA Open until filled
TTPS Project Coordinator/Customer Service Representative Pala, CA Open until filled

Or fax application and resume to:
Human Resources
Fax: 760-742-8610

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