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ENERGY CONSERVATION BASELOAD AUDITORS
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Community Action seeks an energetic, highly organized individual with excellent customer service skills to assist individuals & families with access to supportive services, public benefits (SNAP & MassHealth) and other resources. The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree in Human Services or related field; at least one year experience in Human Services or applicable work experience with individuals and families that have low-incomes, additional directly related experience may be substituted for education; excellent computer skills; ability to work independently and occasionally travel throughout service region.
Responsibilities include answering our Information & Referral line and screening callers for supportive services; meeting with people to do in-depth assessments to help increase and stabilize their income by assisting with applications for benefits and financial assistance, reviewing and educating them about their budget, developing plans of action, and making connections to resources; file organization and data entry.
37.5 hour position based in Northampton office, $15 an hour, with benefits. Knowledge of resources and agencies in our service area preferred and Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) preferred. Screenings will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. For a complete job description & qualifications go to www.communityaction.us. Send resume and letter of interest (Word or PDF format only) to: email@example.com
Exciting opportunities to work with families and youth as part of a growing program!
FAMILY CENTER MANAGER
Seeking energetic and visionary leader to direct an active family center in Greenfield that provides a broad range of supports and services for families and youth. Must be a highly organized, creative problem-solver able to lead a multi-disciplinary team, and work collaboratively with community partners. BA/BS in Social Work or related field, MS preferred. 5 years experience in program/contract management and supervision, and 3 years direct service experience with case management required. Knowledge of systems and federal, state & local resources preferred.
FAMILY CENTER ASSISTANT MANAGER
Seeking positive, organized and compassionate person to share in the leadership of our family center in Greenfield including coordinating grants focused on providing high quality programming for families with children 0-8. BA in early childhood education or related field and 3 years relevant supervisory experience required. Strong understanding of early childhood development and experience facilitating research-based parent education preferred.
Full-time positions (37.5 hours) including some evenings, weekends, and flexible schedule at times. Generous benefits. Must have experience working with youth and families using a strength-based, trauma-informed approach and bring passion for family and youth support work. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, safe driving record, and satisfactory CORI required.
Send resume and letter describing your qualifications (Word or PDF format only) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the position & your name in subject line. Screening begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. No phone calls/visits. AA/EOE/ADA
FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER
Community Action seeks an energetic, organized, self-motivated individual with case management, group facilitation, and community resource experience to provide strength-based support and programming for families and youth at the Family Center. The employee will assist with referrals to community resources, provide individual case management, plan and host groups using evidence-based curriculum, and lead and support a variety of youth and family-friendly activities. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team, including extensive coordination with families. 37.5 hrs/wk; excellent benefits and training. Bi-lingual/Bi-Cultural (English/Spanish) preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to: email@example.com with job title in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
PARENT-CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
BILLING AND ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE COORDINATOR
Community Action’s Parent-Child Development Center is seeking a 35-37.5 hours per week Billing and Accounts Receivable Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Business Operations, they will coordinate child care enrollment billing activities, work closely with families to ensure timely payments, support and monitor payment compliance, track and report fee activities to maximize revenue collection and to ensure compliance. Minimum qualifications are a High School diploma and 5 years related work experience or equivalent combination of related education and work experience. Must have strong customer service skills, 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 and as a member of a team. Full time position, excellent comprehensive benefits and highly collaborative work environment. $15.80-$17.00/hr.
FAMILY ADVOCATE 2
Head Start Child Care Program seeking a Family Advocate to provide comprehensive case management services to families of preschoolers at the Northampton Vernon Street site. Works in partnership with families to achieve goals and to support their children’s school readiness. Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, have the ability to prioritize, be computer literate and exceptionally organized. Minimum qualifications Associates degree in Human Services and 3 years Human Services experience or related field and 1 year case management experience. Bachelor’s Degree and at least three years human services or related experience, 2 years case management experience and familiarity with Head Start highly preferred. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. 40 hour per week. Pay rate range: $15.80-17.00, Excellent benefits and collaborative work environment.
Please email cover letter and resume with FAMILY ADVOCATE POSITION in title to: firstname.lastname@example.org
DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR
(Mental Health and Disabilities Services)
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.
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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.
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LEAD TEACHER PRESCHOOL (Greenfield):
Join our NAEYC Accredited team! 37.5 hours/week school year. Must be EEC LT/PK certified. Minimum AA in ECE, enrolled in BA/BS program. Salary Range: $15.80-$17.00 plus $1/hour full day differential. Send Resume and Cover Letter to email@example.com and write job title and location in the subject line. Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
TEACHER ASSISTANT (Westfield) 1 AM and 1 PM 20 hours school year position (with possibility for one 37.50 hr school year position):
Minimum high school/GED and experience working with young children. EEC Teacher Certification and bilingual Spanish preferred. Salary Range: $11.50-$12.50. Send Resume and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com
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.
Community Action is committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. AA/EOE/ADA