Employment Opportunities



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

Last updated 8/18/17

 

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HARMON PERSONNEL

 

CANDLE PRODUCTION and WAREHOUSE WORKERS 1st, 2nd, 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


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.

 

EDUCATION SITE SUPERVISOR (ESS)

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Head Start Program seeks an experienced and enthusiastic early childhood leader for our school year site in Westfield, MA.  The ESS co-administrates a six-classroom site for children 0-5. The successful candidate must have the demonstrated ability to develop authentic and professional relationships with children, families and staff, will display excellent leadership, organizational and collaboration skills, and a have demonstrated ability to work in 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.  Community Action is committed to building a diverse workforce.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

 

EDUCATION SITE SUPERVISOR (ESS)

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Early Head Start Program seeks an experienced and enthusiastic early childhood leader for our full year site in Turners Falls, MA.  The ESS provides overall administration for a two-classroom site for children 0-3. The successful candidate must have the demonstrated ability to develop authentic and professional relationships with children, families and staff, will display excellent leadership, organizational and collaboration skills, and have demonstrated ability to work in 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 Lead Teacher for Infants and Toddlers and Director II certified.  Salary Range is $19.00-$20.20, 35 hours/week full year. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

 

LEAD TEACHER PRESCHOOL (LT)

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Head Start program seeks classroom leader for our full day program in Greenfield, MA.  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/school year.  Salary Range:  $16.38-17.48 plus $1.25/hour full day differential.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

 

NEW! TEACHER PRESCHOOL

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Head Start program seeks classroom assistant for part day morning preschool program in Amherst, MA.  32.50 hours/week school year.  Minimum Associates degree in ECE or related field and EEC Teacher Certification. Salary Range:  $14.42-15.42.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

 

NEW! TEACHER PRESCHOOL

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Head Start program seeks classroom assistant for part day afternoon preschool program in Westfield, MA.  30 hours/week school year.  Minimum Associates degree in ECE or related field and EEC Teacher Certification. Salary Range:  $14.42-15.42.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.


SEARCH REOPENED! TEACHER ASSISTANT

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Early Head Start program seeks classroom assistant for full day infant toddler program in Westfield, MA.  37.50 hours/week school year.  Minimum high school/GED and experience working with young children. EEC Teacher Certification and multilingual preferred. Salary Range:  $12.10-12.90.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

 

NEW! TEACHER ASSISTANT

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Head Start program seeks classroom assistant for full day preschool program in Amherst, MA.  37.50 hours/week full year.  Minimum high school/GED and experience working with young children. EEC Teacher Certification and multilingual preferred. Salary Range:  $12.10-12.90 plus $1.25/hour full day differential

Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

 

NEW! TEACHER ASSISTANT

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Head Start program seeks classroom assistant for part day preschool program in Turners Falls, MA.  37.50 hours/week school year.  Minimum high school/GED and experience working with young children. EEC Teacher Certification and multilingual preferred. Salary Range:  $12.10-12.90 plus $1.25/hour full day differential

Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line. Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

 

NEW! TEACHER ASSISTANT/BUS MONITOR

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Head Start program seeks classroom assistant for part day preschool program in Amherst, MA.  30 hours/week school year.  Assist children with a daily bus run. Minimum high school/GED and experience working with young children. EEC Teacher Certification and multilingual preferred. Salary Range:  $12.10-12.90.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to pcdcad1@communityaction.us and write job title and location in the subject line. Qualified multi-lingual applicants 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. $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 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 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. 
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WIC
 

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 – 3 FT Positions!

 

Community Action is seeking three 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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37.50 hrs/wk. 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 plus additional support staff.  Monitor compliance with program requirements.  Min. 3 yrs youth case management required. Min 1 yr. supervisory/program coordination strongly preferred.  $18-19.50/hr depending on qual.  


Instructor:

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37.5 hrs/wk. Greenfield. 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 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/hr depending on qual. 


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.

 

Community Action is committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce.

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