Employment Opportunities

 

 Dear Job Seekers, please scroll all the way down the page as we have newer openings throughout.

Prompt applications are encouraged.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE 


  

TEMPORARY RECEPTIONIST 

Community Action's Greenfield site seeks temporary receptionist to fill in as needed for a multi-program antipoverty agency. Qualified candidates must be extremely flexible as our need for coverage varies. A background in customer service is preferred. If interested, please submit a resume to caad342@communityaction.us with job title in the subject line.

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COMMUNITY SERVICES AND ASSET DEVELOPMENT 

  

COORDINATED CARE LIAISON

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Seeking a skilled professional to implement a new initiative to promote better coordination of care between social, mental health, and medical services with the goal of improving patients’/participants’ outcomes. Essential qualifications required: Associates degree, three to five years experience in medical setting, experience in collaborating with diverse sectors of the community, and experience in focus group facilitation.  This is a community organizing project that will mobilize people with varying perspectives to meet shared goals related to improved treatment and wellness for the residents of Franklin County.  Full time position based in Greenfield $20.00/hr. with full competitive benefits. Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, safe driving record, and satisfactory CORI required. Bi-lingual/Bi-Cultural (English/Spanish) encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter and resume to: caad340@communityaction.us with job title in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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ENERGY - FUEL ASSISTANCE 

  

2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 

FUEL ASSISTANCE SCHEDULER AND RECEPTIONIST

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37.5 hours (seasonal) based in Greenfield  

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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PARENT-CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

 

DATA AND PLANNING COORDINATOR 

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The Data and Planning Coordinator assists the Data and Planning Manager in all activities involving the ongoing implementation of PROMIS and other data, planning, and monitoring tasks.  The Data and Planning Coordinator works with staff across departments to provide technical assistance, develop systems to ensure data integrity, and trouble shoot inconsistencies in data entry, management, and output.  Other responsibilities include:  gathering data on community needs to support program planning; developing instructional materials and leading PROMIS trainings; monitoring PROMIS users to ensure accuracy of data; and developing a wide variety of materials to support program functions.  Minimum qualifications include a BA/BS in related field, 1 year supervisory, training or project management experience; or Associate degree in related field, 3 years experience, and 1 year supervisory, training or project management experience; or High School diploma or GED, 5 years related experience and 1 year supervisory, training or project management experience.  Ideal candidate will have extensive experience with internet-based data collection and reporting systems and demonstrated experience as a trainer of adult learners.  Dynamic and highly collaborative work environment.  Position is full year, 30 hrs/ week (includes full competitive benefits), with the potential to increase to 37.5 hrs/week.  Pay rate range:  $15.80-$17.00. 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to caad332@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line.  Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.


DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR

(Mental Health and Disabilities Services)

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Large Head Start and Early Education and Care Provider (serving children 6 weeks to 5 years) seeking a dynamic and skilled professional to oversee the delivery of mental health and disabilities services and provide some direct work with children and families. Supervises Disabilities and Mental Health Specialists and works closely with staff, families and community providers to build capacity, build bridges between systems and services, and provide support for crisis management. Works with program leaders to continually improve best program practices in case management and developmental supports. Candidate must be a licensed mental health professional with Master’s Degree and 5 years experience working in mental health or systems serving children and families, with 1 year supervisory or management experience.. Must have excellent observational, assessment, communication and case management skills. Computer literate, with proficiency in Microsoft Word and comfortable with collecting and tracking electronic data required. Part or full time, position is located in Northampton, MA. $22.15 - $23.85/hr, up to $46,508 annually for full time, depending on qualifications and experience. Full competitive benefits at 30 hrs/week. Dynamic and highly collaborative work environment.

Please send cover letter & resume to: pcdcad203@communityaction.us

 

MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

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Large Head Start and Early Education and Care Provider is seeking a skilled professional to provide Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation. The Developmental Specialist for Mental Health works closely with staff, families and community agencies to 1) build capacity to address children’s social and emotional needs through staff training, on-site consultation and parent education; 2) build bridges between systems and services on behalf of children, families and the overall program through community referrals, follow up and tracking; and 3) provide support for crisis management and developing individualized behavior plans. Minimum qualifications are licensed mental health professional with BA/BS, 2 years mental health experience including 1 year in early childhood mental health. Candidate must demonstrate working knowledge of typical and atypical child development and must be passionate about working with families with lower incomes. Part or full time position is based in Northampton, MA. $19.70-$21.10/hr depending on qualifications and experience. Full competitive benefits at 30 hrs/week, dynamic and highly collaborative work environment.

Please send cover letter & resume to: pcdcad203@communityaction.us

 

TEACHER LEAD PRESCHOOl (Turners Falls):

37.5 hours/week full year. Must be EEC LT/Pre K certified.  Minimum AA in ECE, enrolled in BA/BS program.  Salary Range:  $15.80-$17.00 plus $1/hour full year differential. Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line.  Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

TEACHER LEAD INFANT TODDLER (Amherst): 

37.5 hours/week full year. Must be EEC LT/IT certified.  Minimum AA in ECE, enrolled in BA/BS program.  Salary Range:  $15.80-$17.00 plus $1/hour full year differential. Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line.  Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

TEACHER PRESCHOOL (Greenfield Area):

37.5 hours/week school year. Must be EEC T certified.  Minimum AA in ECE.  Salary Range:  $14.00-$15.00 plus $1/hour full year differential. Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line.  Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS, Substitute

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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

 

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. $10.00/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 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 $11.50 hour if EEC teacher certified and $10.50/hour if not certified.  To apply, send resume and cover letter to edpositions@communityaction.us    Write “substitute” in the subject line.
 
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. To apply, send letter and resume to caad323@communityaction.us with “Substitute Cook” in the subject line.

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

PROGRAM SPECIALIST (2 Positions: Orange, Ware)

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Community Action Youth Programs is seeking an experienced youth worker to provide case management services to high school age youth that supports their achievement of educational/work goals.  Candidate must be reliable, engaging, highly professional, and have strong communication skills.  Strongly prefer experience working with proven risk youth and young adults and to have experience building relationships with area employers to foster successful participant/employer matches.   $14.50- $15/hr; 37.5 hrs/wk; excellent benefits/training. Bilingual (Span/Eng) applicants encouraged. Email cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to caad339@communityaction.us. No phone calls or visits please. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Prompt applications encouraged.

 

PROGRAM & EVENT ASSISTANT

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Community Action Youth Programs is seeking an energetic, highly organized individual to provide programmatic support to our leadership development programs for teens and young adults.  Help organize events, facilitate groups, gather supplies, assist with data entry and program evaluation.  Must be detail oriented, computer savvy, diplomatic, calm in the midst of a crisis, and able to juggle multiple tasks.  Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and safe driver record. $13-14/hr; 37.5 hrs/wk. Excellent benefits. Bilingual (Spanish-English)/Bicultural applicants encouraged. Email cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to caad339@communityaction.us Include your name in subject. No phone calls or visits please.  Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Prompt applications encouraged. AA/EOE/ADA

 

 

 

Community Action is committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. AA/EOE/ADA