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ADMINISTRATION

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM ALIGNMENT & COMPLIANCE

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Community Action of the Franklin, Hampshire, and North Quabbin Regions, a non-profit multi-service agency serving 27,000 people a year in western Massachusetts, announces a new and exciting opportunity.    We are seeking an innovative and collaborative leader to join our senior administration team.  The Director of Program Alignment & Compliance will provide agency-wide leadership in the areas of contract compliance, risk assessment, reporting, continuous results oriented management, monitoring, and evaluation of program outcomes. 

Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in related field with a minimum of 5 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred; Master’s degree or advanced certification in related field preferred; Three years of applied organizational research experience preferred.   We are seeking an individual with demonstrated experience with organizational research, data collection and tracking methods, and analyses.

Community Action offers excellent benefits. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, references and salary history to caad319@communityaction.us

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FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES 

 

 

HEALTHY FAMILIES HOME VISITOR

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Community Action is seeking a positive, open-minded, compassionate person to join our team as a full-time Home Visitor with the Hampshire County Healthy Families program.   This nationally recognized long-term home-visiting program serves pregnant and parenting teens and their babies. Experience providing supportive services to families with infants and toddlers as well as working with culturally diverse populations required.   This position requires daily travel to homes across the Hampshire County service area as well as thorough documentation and record-keeping.  Candidates must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to comfortably navigate computer database.  Candidates must demonstrate ability to effectively organize job tasks, be flexible, and have reliable transportation. Previous experience with home-visiting and/ or parenting a plus! Excellent training, supervision and employee benefits. Starting pay rate $15/ hour.

To apply, send Letter of Interest and Resume (Word or PDF format only) to: caad310@communityaction.us. Screenings begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

 

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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.


FOOD SERVICE SUPERVISOR

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The Parent-Child Development Center is looking for a Food Service Supervisor. Responsible for the coordinating and supervising of staff for five main kitchens and all satellite locations in Hampshire, Franklin, and West Hampden County regions. Associate’s Degree in Hospitality Management or related field. Four years professional cooking experience, including one year supervisory/management experience OR a High School Diploma/GED and a Certificate in Culinary Arts, five years professional cooking experience including one year supervisory/management plus Serv-Safe Certification.

Successful candidates must have banquet or institutional cooking experience with a thorough knowledge of inventory management and experience developing menus using  USDA standards. They must be able to bend, lift up to 50 pounds, and load and unload food for delivery. Have excellent organizational and communication skills.  Must demonstrate ability to be highly productive in a fast paced environment, display cultural competence, and be sensitive to the needs of families with lower incomes.  Employment contingent upon satisfactory completion of a complete background investigation, including: CORI, DCF, SORI and fingerprint-based checks. Salary range $21.02 to 22.55 per hour, 37.5 hours/full year, highly collaborative work environment, and excellent benefits.

Please send cover letter and resume toAmanda Goldfarb at  caad344@communityaction.us with Food Service Supervisor in the subject line.  Please note documents need to be submitted in a standard format, such as MS Word or PDF.  No video resumes will be accepted

 

 

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

 

TEACHER LEAD PRESCHOOl (Turners Falls):

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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.

 

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

 

COMMUNITY ACTION YOUTH PROGRAMS IS HIRING –

3 FULL TIME POSITIONS! 

 

Seeking dynamic, experienced, organized individuals to work with youth workforce development programs. Must be highly reliable, able to work well independently and as part of a team. Access to reliable car required. CORI and safe driving record required. Bilingual (Spanish) applicants encouraged!  Excellent benefits!

PROGRAM COORDINATOR:

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Seeking passionate, organized go-getter to coordinate large, multi-region project.  Build community collaborations and partnerships with schools.  Provide effective supervision to team of 3-6 case managers.  Monitor compliance with program requirements.  Min 3 yrs youth case management required. Min 1 yr. supervisory/program coordination required.  $18-19.30/hr depending on qualifications.   

INSTRUCTOR: 

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Seeking experienced educator who has a strong ability to connect with diverse youth/young adults ages 16-24.  Build strong connections with schools. Provide 1:1 tutoring, study skills, and reducing educational anxiety to support success in HS, college, progression on TABE, or preparation for HiSET classes, as well as some group facilitation of employment readiness curriculum. Min 3 years teaching exp req., pref. in adult or alternative ed. setting. BA in Education or related field. $17-18.50/hr depending on qual. 

INTERNSHIP COORDIANTOR/EMPLOYER LIAISON:

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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.). Must have demonstrated success with past internship or job development and exp with workforce development programs, as well as strong tech skills including social media. $17-18.50/hr depending on qual. 

Application instructions: Please submit resume, cover letter, and list of 3 professional references to CAad343@communityaction.us. Include your Name and Position Title(s) in the subject line. 

 

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