Employment Opportunities

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ADMINISTRATION

HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST

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Energetic, organized individual needed to provide hands-on management of various HR functions for a non-profit human service agency located in Greenfield and serving sites in a wide geographic area.   Several areas of responsibility are recruitment, HRIS, and file management.

Qualifications include: Bachelors degree in human resources or related field, comprehensive understanding of employment law, 2 – 4 years of experience in human resources or related field. PHR certification preferred.

We offer excellent benefits including health insurance, dental, life, disability, retirement, and flexible benefits plan. This position is 30 hours per week.  To apply, please send an e-mail to caad319@communityaction.us  including cover letter, resume, salary requirements and professional references.  Screening of resumes will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

 

FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMS

FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

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Community Action seeks 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 curricula, 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 and community partners. $13.50 - $14.50/hr; 37.5 hrs/wk; excellent benefits/training. Bilingual (Spanish-English)/Bicultural applicants encouraged.

Email cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to caad315@communityaction.us. Include title of position & your name in subject line. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Prompt applications encouraged. 

 

 

PARENT-CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

 

HEAD START HOME BASED HOME VISITOR

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37.5 hours per week school year with summer reduction.

Engage in collaborative partnership building with enrolled families and provide comprehensive case management services, in accordance with Early/Head Start Regulations and as outlined in the PCDC Service Delivery Plan.  Provide weekly home visits to families with children ages 0-5 years and to pregnant mothers to provide child development, advocacy, and health and nutrition information and support. Plan and facilitate bi-weekly parent-child socialization groups.

Position serves Franklin County and surrounding Hampshire County communities. Must demonstrate very good verbal and written communication skills, the ability to prioritize and be exceptionally organized.  Must possess computer literacy skills and be comfortable with file review and data entry tasks.  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field, familiarity with Head Start and at least three years case management or home visiting experience highly preferred.  Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Employment contingent upon current valid driver’s license, safe driving record and satisfactory Background Records Checks including: CORI, DCF, SORI, and Fingerprint. $14.18-$15.20/hour. Excellent benefits, training and work environment.

Please email cover letter and resume (Word or PDF format only) with Home Based Home Visitor in the title to caad303@communityaction.us. 

 

DATA CLERK

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PCDC is looking for a Data Clerk to provide administrative, organizational and clerical support for the PCDC Data and Planning Department.  Minimum qualifications are High School Diploma or GED and 1 year experience in office-related functions including data entry experience.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required; well organized, detail oriented, ability to meet deadlines and excellent communication skills a must. Experience with data management systems preferred.  Full Time (37.5 hrs/week), full Year, $11.90-$12.92/hour.  Position is based in Northampton.

Please email cover letter and resume with Data Clerk in subject line to:  caad309@communityaction.us

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

BUS MONITOR 

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Community Action’s Parent-Child Development Center is seeking a bus monitor for the Greenfield/Turners Falls Area.  Essential job duties include creating a bridge for care between home and school for children 0-5 and maintaining a safe and orderly environment on the bus that is consistent with all state and Head Start regulations. Some experience working with young children and basic knowledge of vehicle and pedestrian safety protocols are required.  Additional training and CPR/First Aid certification offered upon hire. Employment contingent upon satisfactory completion of a complete background investigation, including: CORI, DCF, SORI and fingerprint-based checks. Pay range $9.37-$10.18 per hour, 20-25 hours per week/full year. 

Please send cover letter and resume (Word or PDF format only) to Marianne Bouthilette at caad320@communityaction.us with Bus Monitor in the subject line or call 413-387-1266 for more information.

 

LARGE FULL DAY FAMILY ADVOCATE

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Large Head Start and Child Care Program seeking Family Advocate to provide comprehensive case management services to families of infants, toddlers and preschoolers at large Amherst 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.  Bachelor’s Degree and at least three years case management experience, familiarity with Head Start and bilingual (English/Spanish) highly preferred.  Employment contingent upon current valid driver’s license, safe driving record and satisfactory Background Records Check (BRC). 40 hour per week, pay range is $13.67-$14.68/hour. Excellent benefits, training and work environment.

Please email cover letter and resume with LARGE FULL DAY FAMILY ADVOCATE POSITION in title to:  caad303@communityaction.us

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

BUSINESS OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

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Responsible for assisting the Director of Business Operations with a variety of tasks, with a strong focus on monitoring parent fee activities to ensure maximum revenue collections and compliance with EEC Financial Assistance regulations; A/R reporting related to parent fees activities; issue fiscal terminations for non-payment of fees, process weekly Family Child Care Educator invoices; enter attendance for EEC billing and other related tasks. 

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. Be or quickly become knowledgeable and remain current with: Massachusetts Early Education and Care (EEC) Financial Assistance rules and regulations, policy guides, memos and other communications as they pertain to PCDC operations, PCDC enrollment processes, and Community Action fiscal policies, procedures and systems. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years related experience or an Associate’s Degree and 1 year experience. Bilingual preferred. The position is 35 hours/ week. $13.17 to $14.18/hr. This position is based in Greenfield.

Send cover letter, resume and references to:

Wendy Mullen, Director of Business Operations

393 Main Street, Greenfield, MA 01301

OR email: pcdcad220@communityaction.us

 

FAMILY SERVICES SUPERVISOR

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The Family Services Supervisor supports and oversees Family Advocates to ensure effective case management, file and data integrity, collaboration and family engagement according to regulation and program goals. Must be a confident supervisor with demonstrated experience with case management in human services and be able to use internal data system for tracking, monitoring and reporting.

Candidate must demonstrate excellent professional judgment and have the ability to make sound decisions, knowledge of Head Start requirements preferred. Must be computer literate (with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel), and demonstrate excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills. Minimum qualification requirements are a BA/BS in Human Services or related field, 2 years program administration,to include 1 year supervisory experience, or Associates Degree in Human Services, 3 years of program administration and 1 year supervisory experience.  Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license; satisfactory background check; current physical exam and MMR verification.  37.5 hours/week school year; 32 hours/week summer.  Collaborative work environment, excellent benefits. Email cover letter and resume to: caad312@communityaction.us

 

 

SCHOOL BUS DRIVER

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Community Action’s Parent-Child Development Center is currently seeking 2 part time bus drivers to safely transport PCDC children ages 3-5 to part day/ part year sites in Westfield and Turners Falls.  Must have CDL and School Bus Endorsements.  Pay range: $15.50-$16.71.  School year operations run early September through end of May. Excellent training and benefits. 

Interested parties should send letter of interest and resume (Word or PDF format only) to:Marianne Bouthilette at 56 Vernon Street, Northampton, MA 01060  For more information you may call 413-387-1266.  Write job title 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: caad320@communityaction.us

For more information you may contact:

Marianne Bouthilette at 413-387-1266

 

PRE-K LEAD TEACHER POSITIONS

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PRE-K TEACHER POSITIONS

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Teacher Infant Toddler:  Amherst, NAEYC Accredited site.  37.5 hours/week/full year.  Minimum Associates degree in ECE or related field.  EEC Infant toddler Teacher certified.  Comprehensive benefits package, $12.41-$13.42 plus $.50/hour full day differential.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to Lisa Temkin pcdcad1@communityaction.us.  Write job title and location in the subject line.  Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

 

PRE-K ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITIONS
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Teacher Assistant (Floater):  Amherst, NAEYC Accredited site. 27.5 hours/week/full year.  GED or High School diploma.  Must be EEC Teacher Certified.  $10/33- $11.14/hour plus $.50/hour full day differential.  

Send Resume and Cover Letter to Lisa Temkin pcdcad1@communityaction.us.  Write job title and location in the subject line.  Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.  

 

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. $9.00/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 $10/hour if EEC teacher certified and $9.00/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 pcdcad201@communityaction.us with “Substitute Cook” in the subject line.