Employment Opportunities



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Last updated 9/12/17

 



COMMUNITY SERVICES

AND ASSET DEVELOPMENT

 

Community Action's Community Services and Asset Development is hiring  – 2 FT Positions!


ASSET DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

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30 hrs/wk based in Greenfield. Seeking highly organized and creative person with an entrepreneur spirit and a money management or financial coaching/planning background to coordinate, implement and expand our Asset Development Program. Manage and implement our Free Tax Assistance Program; design and implement a financial coaching program for people with low to moderate incomes; and implement and expand asset-building programs. Ideal candidate will have financial background, demonstrated success with program development and coordination, experience in tax preparation, and management of volunteers and staff.  Evening/weekend hours required during tax season.


COMMUNITY COLLABORATION COORDINATOR

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30 hrs/wk based in Greenfield. Seeking a highly organized and creative person that enjoys networking, facilitating a wide-variety of meetings with diverse groups, and has a program coordination background. Manage and coordinate our Building Bridges to Coordinated Care grant; coordinate and support the work of the Franklin County Resource Network; and actively coordinate with other social service coalitions to strengthen community partnerships and help address identified needs in our service area.


Compensation for both positions is $34,500/annually. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment. Send cover letter and resume to Sara: caad331@communityaction.us please write which position.

 

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ENERGY

 

FUEL ASSISTANCE SCHEDULER AND RECEPTIONIST

37.5 hours (seasonal) based in Greenfield

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The primary responsibility of this position consists of providing telephone and walk-in reception, as well as scheduling for the Fuel Assistance Program and related energy programs. Applicants must be well organized, and be able to answer a multi line phone system. The applicant must be able to work effectively with low-income clients. Candidates must be able to attend necessary trainings for this position

Please submit letter of interest and current resume to caad341@communityaction.us


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HARMON PERSONNEL

 

CANDLE PRODUCTION and WAREHOUSE WORKERS 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Shifts

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Assembly line tasks can include gluing and trimming wicks, packing and applying labels, quality control, gift basekt assembly.

Warehouse jobs include order picking, shipping and inventory control.

To Apply, please visit Harmon Personnel's website at www.harmonpersonnel.com


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PARENT - CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

 

HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START HOME BASED VISITOR

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Large Head Start/Early Education and Care program has a unique opportunity for a passionate Home Visitor. The successful candidate must be motivated, results driven and detail oriented, with excellent communication, data entry, and time management skills and be able to plan and implement engaging and effective home-based early educational learning experiences.

The ideal candidate will have BA/BS in ECE, Human Services or related field, 5 years’ experience in ECE, Human Services or related field and familiarity with Head Start.  Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.  37.5 hours per week school year with reduced hours in the summer.  Pay range: $16.38-$17.48. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.  

Please email cover letter and resume with Home Based Home Visitor in title to:  caad303@communityaction.us

 

FAMILY SERVICES ASSISTANT

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Large Head Start/Early Education and Care program has a unique opportunity for a well-organized professional! The successful candidate must be highly motivated, results driven and detail oriented, with excellent communication, data entry, Excel, and time management skills. Preferred qualifications is an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Services or related field and 3 years’ experience in an office setting and familiarity with Head Start.  Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.  30 hours per week.  Pay range: $13.50-$14.40. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment. 
Please email cover letter and resume with FAMILY SERVICES ASSISTANT in title to:  caad303@communityaction.us

 

WARE FAMILY ADVOCATE 1

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Large Head Start/Early Education and Care program has a unique opportunity for a social service professional to make a meaningful difference working with families in the Ware community! The successful candidate must be highly motivated, results driven and detail oriented, with excellent communication, data entry, and time management skills. The ideal candidate will have a BA/BS in Human Services or related field, 5 years of experience in Human Services, and 2 years case management experience and familiarity with Head Start. Minimum qualifications are an Associate’s degree in related field, 1 year of experience Human Services or related field and 6 months case management experience.  Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.  20 hours per week/school year.  Pay range: $15.55-16.65. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment. 
Please email cover letter and resume with FAMILY ADVOCATE POSITION in title to:  caad303@communityaction.us

 

BUSINESS OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

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Large Head Start and Child Care Program seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to assist the Director of Business Operations with budget, grant management and facilities oversight work. The ideal candidate will have a degree in accounting or business administration with experience in budget development, possess excellent technical and interpersonal skills, and have the desire to grow and learn in a challenging and supportive environment.

Must be proficient utilizing Microsoft Excel and Word, have excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills, be comfortable working in fast-paced, deadline driven environment, and have the ability to work independently or as a member of a team. S/he must be, or quickly become knowledgeable about Head Start Program Performance Standards, Massachusetts Early Education and Care (EEC) rules and regulations, Davis-Bacon Act, policy guides, and other communications as they pertain to operations.

Minimum requirements are a High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Degree preferred. The position is full time at 37.5 hours/ week. $16.08 to $17.31/hr. and based in Greenfield.

Send cover letter, resume and names of references to: Wendy Mullen, Director of Business Operations, pcdcad220@communityaction.us OR mail to: 393 Main Street, Greenfield, MA 01301.

 

EDUCTION SITE SUPERVISOR/ESS (Turners Falls):

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Early Head Start Program seeks an experienced and enthusiastic early childhood leader for our full year program.  ESS will provide overall administration of a two-classroom site for children 0-3. Must have demonstrated ability to develop authentic and professional relationships with children, families, and staff, within a highly regulated and fast paced environment. Minimum qualifications include a BA in Early Childhood Education or directly related field with early education and supervisory experience, Director II certified.  Salary Range is $19.00-$20.20, 35 hours/week full year. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment. 
Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Send Cover Letter and Letter of Interest to pcdcad1@communityaction.us   Include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.


LEAD TEACHER PRESCHOOL (Greenfield):

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Successful candidate must be EEC LT/Pre-K certified and have a minimum of an AA in Early Childhood Education or related field; will enroll in a BA program.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.  Position is 37.5 hours a week/full year.  Salary Range:  $16.38-17.48 plus $1.25/hour full day differential. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Send Cover Letter and Letter of Interest to pcdcad1@communityaction.us   Include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.


LEAD TEACHER INFANT/TODDLER (Northampton): 

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Successful candidate must be EEC LT/Infant Toddler certified and have a minimum of an AA in Early Childhood Education or related field; will enroll in a BA program.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.  Position is 37.5 hours a week/full year.  Salary Range:  $16.38-17.48 plus $1.25/hour full day differential. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Send Cover Letter and Letter of Interest to pcdcad1@communityaction.us   Include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.


TEACHER ASSISTANT (Amherst):

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Head Start program seeks classroom assistant for full day preschool program.  Minimum high school/GED and experience working with young children. EEC Teacher Certification and multilingual preferred. 37.5 hours/week full year.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.  Salary Range:  $12.10-12.90 plus $1.25/hour full day differential. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Send Cover Letter and Letter of Interest to pcdcad1@communityaction.us Include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.


LEAD TEACHER INFANT/TODDLER (Amherst): 

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Successful candidate must be EEC LT/Infant Toddler certified and have a minimum of an AA in Early Childhood Education or related field; will enroll in a BA program.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.  Position is 37.5 hours a week/full year.  Salary Range:  $16.38-17.48 plus $1.25/hour full day differential. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Send Cover Letter and Letter of Interest to pcdcad1@communityaction.us   Include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.

 

TEACHER ASSISTANT/BUS MONITOR (North Amherst):

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Head Start program seeks classroom assistant for part day preschool program. Work in classroom and a daily bus run. Minimum high school/GED and experience working with young children. EEC Teacher Certification and multilingual preferred. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment. Salary Range: $12.10-12.90, 30 hours/week school year. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Send Cover Letter and Letter of Interest to pcdcad1@communityaction.us Include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.


EDUCATION SITE SUPERVISOR/ESS (Westfield)

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Head Start Program seeks an experienced and enthusiastic early childhood leader for our school year site. ESS will co-administrate a six-classroom site for children 0-5. Successful candidate must have the demonstrated ability to develop authentic and professional relationships with children, families, and staff, within a highly regulated and fast paced environment. Minimum qualifications include a BA in Early Childhood Education or directly related field with early education and supervisory experience.  Must be EEC Director II certified. Salary Range is $19.00-$20.20, 35 hours/week school year. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.
Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Send Cover Letter and Letter of Interest to pcdcad1@communityaction.us Include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.


TEACHER PRESCHOOL (Westfield):

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Head Start program seeks classroom Teacher for part day preschool program. Minimum Associates degree in ECE or related field and EEC Teacher certification. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment. Salary Range: $14.42-15.42, 30 hours/week, school year. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Send Cover Letter and Letter of Interest to pcdcad1@communityaction.us  Include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS:

Interested in working with young children aged 0-5? Gain training and experience with a flexible schedule in any of our 16 Head Start and Early Head Start locations.  Sites are in Franklin, Hampshire, and Western Hampden Counties.   Pay rate is $12.25 hour if EEC teacher certified and $11.25/hour if not certified.  To apply, send resume and cover letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us Write “substitute” in the subject line.
 

SUBSTITUTE BUS MONITOR

Community Action’s Parent-Child Development Center is seeking substitute Bus Monitors in Amherst, Northampton, Orange, Turners Falls, Ware and Westfield. Bus Monitors assist infants, toddlers, and preschoolers on and off the school bus. Bus routes run 1 ½ - 3 hrs during the early mornings, midday, and late afternoons. Must be able to engage children in positive social behaviors; assist children to their seats and secure them safely; safely unload children and release to their authorized adult; work cooperatively with the driver, staff, and parents; and maintain a professional and positive attitude. All applicants must be at least 18 yrs. old and have reliable transportation to meet the bus. Prospective employees must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and successfully pass a background check, plus submit a current physical. CPR and First Aid certified preferred. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. $11.20/hour. Training will be provided.

To apply, send letter of interest and resume to Marianne Bouthilette at 56 Vernon Street, Northampton, MA 01060.  For more information you may call 413-387-1266.


SUBSTITUTE COOK

A Head Start Preschool is looking for a reliable individual with a High School Diploma or GED and 2 years cooking experience. Must be Serv-Safe certified. Kitchens are in Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden Co. This individual must have flexibility in schedule and be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.  Job will include all aspects of cooking/serving and cleanup.   Pay rate is $12/hour.  Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory Early Education & Care Background Record Check (BRC) investigation. Please send cover letter and resume to Amanda Goldfarb at  caad344@communityaction.us with "Substitute Cook"  in the subject line. 


SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS

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Community Action’s Parent-Child Development Center is currently seeking substitute bus drivers, to safely transport PCDC children ages 3-5 to part day/ part year sites in Westfield and Ware.  Substitute Pay rate: $12.00 per hour.  School year operations run early September through end of May. 

Interested parties should send letter of interest and resume and letter (Word or PDF format only) to: caad307@communityaction.us For more information you may contact: Marianne Bouthilette at 413-387-1266

 

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WIC (women, infants and children)

 

NUTRITIONIST

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Community Action's WIC program is looking for a nutritionist to provide nutrition care to at-risk women, infants and children. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in nutrition and one year of experience in clinical/community nutrition preferred.

Good communication skills and sensitive to the needs of the participant population. Must be available to work at multiple WIC sites and some evening and weekend hours. This position is 37.50 hrs/wk. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.

Send cover letter, resume and names of references to: WIC Director, 393 Main St, Greenfield, MA 01301 or email to wicad100@communityaction.us Screenings begin immediately until position is filled.

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YOUTH PROGRAMS
 

Community Action Youth Programs is hiring – 2 FT Positions!

 

Community Action is seeking two passionate, experienced, organized individuals to work with youth workforce development programs as a part of our dedicated, fun, and effective staff team. Must be highly reliable, able to work well independently and collaboratively. Access to reliable car required. CORI and safe driving record required. Bilingual (Spanish) applicants encouraged! Excellent benefits--health, dental, retirement and paid time off--3 wks. vaca. + sick + personal + holidays! Strong team, positive work environment, excellent training!


 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR:

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Seeking passionate, organized coordinator for multi-region youth workforce development project.  Build community and school partnerships.  Supervise 3-6 direct service staff.  Monitor grant compliance.  Min. 3 yrs youth case mgmt, 1 yr supervisory/program coordination preferred. FT, $18-19.50/hr depending on qual. Reliable car, CORI, safe driving record required. Bilingual applicants encouraged! Excellent benefits, positive work environment, professional development opportunities.

Submit resume, cover letter, 3 professional references in word or pdf to caad339@communityaction.us. Include name and position in subj line.  No calls, videos, or visits please. Deadline 9/18, continuing until position filled.

 

INTERNSHIP COORD./EMPLOYER LIAISON:

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37.5 hrs/wk. Greenfield. Seeking highly organized, fast paced, business oriented job developer with excellent networking skills to develop partnerships with employers across a broad service area, leading to internships, employment, and job readiness activities (job shadows, site tours, informational interviews etc.) Position also includes planning and facilitating engaging career exploration trainings. Must have demonstrated success with past internship or job development and exp. with workforce development programs, as well as strong tech/social media skills. $17-18/hr depending on qual.

Application instructions: Please submit resume, cover letter, and list of 3 professional references as word or pdf files to caad339@communityaction.us. Include your Name and Position Title(s) in the subject line. No calls, videos, or visits please. Prompt applications encouraged! Application review to begin 8/7 and continue until positions are filled.

 


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