What's Happening on the Ranch

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~ Ongoing Events~

FFRP Monthly Meeting
Second Thursday of every month.
6:00 p.m.

Rabobank meeting room. 1070 Main St., Cambria.

Ranch Workday
Third Saturday of every month.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Project and meeting place announced by e-mail each month.
Call (805) 927-2856 or e-mail ffrpcambria@sbcglobal.net for more info.

Mustard and Radish Removal
Almost every Wednesday.
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy good exercise and great scenery while doing good work. Please get on our e-mail contact list at ffrpcambria@sbcglobal.net or call our office at (805) 927-2856 for weekly updates.

Monthly Docent Walks
We highlight a different aspect of the Ranch and its many special features with our monthly docent walks. Go to cambriaranchwalks.com for a walk schedule, reservations and directions or call (805) 927-2202.

A group of people on a docent-led walk at the Ranch

Special Events & News

Calendar updated on Thursday, February 26, 2015

Grant Writer / Project Manager Staff Position Opens

Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve (FFRP) is looking for a Grant Writer / Project Manager to work with our executive director and board of directors to fund projects for a 437 acre open space in the heart of Cambria, California. The position is part time, flexible, with compensation of $25.00 per hour for approximately 1040 hours.

FFRP will be accepting applications from March 1, 2015 until March 15, 2015. Interviews will be conducted during March, and a hiring decision will be made by March 31, 2015.

Please email ffrpcambria@sbcglobal.net to request an application. Feel free to call the FFRP office at 805-927-2856 with questions. The office has part time staff, so please leave a message if no one answers so we can return your call.

The Grant Writer / Project Manager will be expected to:

  • Research grants that will support FFRP Board’s prioritized projects
  • Write grants with input from the Board of Directors and Executive Director
  • Manage grant projects
  • Co-ordinate with volunteers and staff on grant projects
  • Write follow up reports; manage monitoring of projects and any other follow up required.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Effective oral/written communication skills. Well-defined organizational and time management skills, able to work independently. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat
  • Able to deal effectively with a variety of people and personality types regardless of ethnic, racial, religious background or socio-economic level.
  • Must use reasonable precautions in the performance of one’s duties and adhere to all applicable safety rules and practices while acting in such a manner as to assure at all times maximum safety to one’s self and volunteers.
  • Proven grant writing record.
  • Knowledge of social media and web platforms and non-profit experience preferred.

Application Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Possess a valid CA Driver’s License with minimum of 2 years driving experience, reliable transportation, proof of auto insurance, and DMV driving record that meets FFRP’s insurance requirements. May be required to utilize personal vehicle and personal auto insurance.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification will be required before volunteer management.

FFRP Annual Wildflower Show

FFRP Annual Wildflower Show is Back!

Saturday April 25 from 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Sunday April 26 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please join us as we gather in celebration of our local Spring wildflowers once again. Immerse yourself in a feast for the senses! Cambria Veterans Hall, 1000 Main Street, Cambria.