Employment Opportunities

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Last Updated 2/19/2020

Youth Programs

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

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 37.5 hrs. /wk.  Seeking dynamic, experienced, organized workforce development professional to provide recruitment, eligibility verification, case management, job/internship placement and group job readiness training to youth.

 
Candidate must be reliable, engaging, professional, and have strong collaboration skills to work with multiple service providers. Prior experience working with individuals with barriers to employment strongly preferred.  CORI, safe driving record, reliable car required.  Travel throughout Hampshire County and Franklin County.  


Excellent benefits—health, dental, retirement and paid time off. Strong team, positive work environment, excellent training. $16.79-$17.81 depending on qualifications.


Email a cover letter and resume to caad91021@communityaction.us

 

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

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37.5 hrs./wk.  Seeking dynamic, experienced, organized workforce development professional to provide individual job readiness training, job/internship placement and retention services to court involved youth and adults. 

 

Candidate must be reliable, engaging, professional, and have strong collaboration skills to work with multiple service providers. Prior experience working with individuals with barriers to employment strongly preferred.  Bilingual (Spanish/English) required.  CORI, safe driving record, reliable car required.  Considerable travel throughout Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden County.  


Excellent benefits—health, dental, retirement and paid time off. Strong team, positive work environment, excellent training. $16.79-$17.81 depending on qual., plus $0.50 bilingual differential.  


Email cover letter and resume to caad91021@communityaction.us

 

Administration

FACILITIES ASSOCIATE

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Full time position in Franklin and Hampshire County.  Responsible for the general maintenance and/or minor repairs to all agency facilities, grounds, and equipment. Coordinate and assist work of the Facilities Assistants.

Must be able to work intuitively and independently as part of the Facilities team, able to be flexible to complete work based on program needs and schedule. Good skill in use of hand and power tools, general maintenance skills and excellent customer service skills required.  Travel required. Flexible hours with occasional evenings and weekends. Hourly rate is $16.79 to $17.81.  Excellent benefits.

Please email letter of interest and resume to caad319@communityaction.us

 

Community Services Programs

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ENERGY TECHNICIAN 2

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Community Action Pioneer Valley is seeking a residential Energy Auditor to work with clients throughout Hampshire and Franklin counties.  Knowledge of home energy and heating systems required. Office is in Greenfield, very frequent travel throughout service area.  BPI or other energy efficiency related certification a plus.  Independent, fast-paced position: work with a diverse group of income eligible clients, coordinate work with private contractors.  
Community Action is committed to building a diverse workforce. 

 

Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply. Pay range $ 46,322 - $ 49,160 per year.

 

Please email cover letter and resume to caad0131@communityaction.us
 

ENERGY CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER

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Community Action Energy Department is looking for a client services manager who is responsible for client outreach, client services, office operations, and planning and production in conjunction with the Conservation manager.

This is a full time 37.50 hr, year round position managing client recruitment and client flow for 10,000 households per year.  Must have strong organizational and supervisory skills.

Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field. Three years’ of office management, program coordinator, and supervision experience, two years of direct service and customer service experience, experience with office systems, and with designing and executing outreach and marketing materials required. Experience with energy efficiency preferred. Additional directly related experience substituted for education or additional education substituted for experience.  Salary range $49,608 - $52,630.

Community Action is committed to building a diverse workforce.  Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply. Excellent benefits.

Please email cover letter and resume to fuelad212@communityaction.us No phone calls please.

 

Family Support Programs

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Harmon Personnel

​Harmon Personnel Services is an

Alternative Staffing Organization and a division of Community Action Pioneer Valley

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Head Start & Early Learning Programs

NEW!! LEAD TEACHER INFANT TODDLER (Turners Falls)

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Head Start program seeks experienced infant toddler teacher. NAEYC Accredited, excellent teacher/child ratios. Successful candidate must be EEC LT Infant Toddler certified and havea  mininum of an AA in Early Childhood Education or realted field; BA preferred. Position is 37.5 hours a week/full year. Salary Range: $19.16-$20.24 (includes full year differential).

Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.

 

Send Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF only) to hselpad224@communityaction.us include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.

NEW!! TEACHER INFANT TODDLER (Northampton)

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Early Head Start program seeks infant toddler teacher. Minimum AA in Early Childhood Education or related field; EEC Infant Toddler certified. Position is 37.5 hours a week/full year. Salary Range: $16.90-$17.85 (includes full year differential).

Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.

 

Send Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF only) to hselpad224@communityaction.us include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.

TEACHER PRECHOOL (Westfield)

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Head Start progam seeks Preschool teacher. Minimum AA in Early Childhood Education or related field, EEC teacher certified. 30 hours a week/school year. Salary Range:  $15.55-$16.50/hour.

Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.

 

Send Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF only) to hselpad224@communityaction.us include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.

EDUCATION MANAGER (Westfield)

 

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Seeking an exemplary early childhood leader for our Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Western Hampden and portions of Hampshire County.  Successful candidate must be skilled in mentoring and training staff, systems implementation and reflective supervision.  Collaborative approach, knowledge of data systems and excellent oral and written communication. 

 

Minimum qualifications include BA in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Master’s degree preferred, and EEC DII certified.  Salary range:  $49,608-$52,630.

Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.

 

Send Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF only) to hselpad224@communityaction.us include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.

 

 

ANTICIPATED OPENING: FAMILY SERVICES SUPERVISOR (Westfield)

 

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Head Start & Early Learning Programs has a unique opportunity for a Family Services Supervisor. The Family Services Supervisor oversees Family Advocates to ensure high quality case management, file and data integrity, collaboration and family engagement according to regulation and program goals. The successful candidate must be motivated, results driven and detail oriented, be computer literate, and demonstrate excellent time management, analytical, oral and written communication skills.


Candidate must be confident, demonstrate excellent professional judgment, and have the ability to make sound decisions. Experience in reflective practice preferred. Minimum qualifications are BA/BS in Human Services or related field, 2 years of case management experience, and 1 year of supervisory experience or training in supervision OR Associate degree in Human Services or related field, 5 years of case management experience, and 1 year of supervisory experience or training in supervision. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Pay range: $22.39-$23.75.  37.5 hours/week school year. Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.   

Please email cover letter and resume with FAMILY SERVICES SUPERVISOR in title to: caad303@communityaction.us

BILLING and ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE COORDINATOR

(Greenfield)

 

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Join our talented Business Operations and Fiscal Team and make a meaningful contribution to young children & their families throughout the Pioneer Valley!

 

Community Action’s Head Start & Early Learning Programs is seeking a full-time Billing and Accounts Receivable Coordinator. The position requires working closely with families to ensure timely payment of childcare fees, tracking revenue collection, and coordinating billing activities.

 

Minimum qualifications are a High School diploma and 5 years A/R and billing experience or equivalent combination of related education and work experience. The successful candidate will be highly organized, have excellent customer services and communication skills, and be willing to grow and learn in the position.

 

Must be proficient utilizing Microsoft Excel and Word with excellent monitoring 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, comprehensive benefits, ongoing professional development opportunities, and a highly collaborative work environment. $16.79-$17.81/hr

Send cover letter, resume and references to: Wendy Mullen, Director of Business Operations, pcdcad220@communityaction.us OR mail to 393 Main St., Greenfield, MA 01301.

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NUTRITION SPECIALIST (Northampton)

 

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Community Action Head Start & Early Learning Programs is looking for a Nutrition Specialist to join our team to provide nutrition services to our children and families as required by Head Start Performance Standards and USDA guidelines.

 

Candidate must be a Licensed Nutritionist or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with 1 year professional experience in a clinical or community setting, pediatric or early childhood preferred.   


37.5  hours school year/30 hours summer. Pay range: $20.61 - $21.87.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment. Employment contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation, including: CORI, DCF, SORI and fingerprint-based checks. 

 
To apply, email cover letter and resume in standard format, such as MS Word or PDF, to the Health Manager at hselpad1219@communityaction.us with NUTRITION SPECIALIST in the subject line.

LEAD TEACHER/SITE SUPERVISOR (Ware)

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Head Start program seeks experienced Lead Teacher who will also function as the site administrator of a one-classroom part day site. 

 

Candidates must have an AA in Early Childhood Education and be enrolled in a BA program and EEC Director I.   BA and Director II preferred.  Brazelton Touchpoint Site, offering ongoing training and support.  Salary Range:  $20.61-$21.87/hour, school year.

 

Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.

 

Send Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF only) to hselpad224@communityaction.us include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.

LEAD TEACHER PRESCHOOL (Turners Falls)

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Head Start program seeks experienced preschool teacher. NAEYC Accredited, excellent teacher: child ratios. Successful candidate must be EEC LT Pre-K certified and have a minimum of an AA in Early Childhood Education or related field; BA preferred. Position is 37.5 hours a week/full year. Salary Range: $19.16-$20.24 (includes full year differential).

Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.

 

Send Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF only) to hselpad224@communityaction.us include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.

INFANT TODDLER TEACHER APPRENTICE:

(Amherst, Westfield, Northampton)

 

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Are you interested in a career in Early Childhood? Our Head Start program is accepting applicants for its Teacher Apprentice program! 

 

Successful applicants will have some experience with children aged 0-5, and interest in pursuing a career in the Early Childhood field.  Apprentices will earn a Child Development Associate (CDA) and EEC Lead Teacher certification, all while earning money through substitute work and internships.  Mentoring, coursework and hands-on experience provided at no cost to the Apprentice. 

 

Apply today!   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/hselp 

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TEACHER PRESCHOOL (Northampton)

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Additional support for the Special Education students enrolled in Head Start and receiving services through Northampton Public Schools. Anticipated 2-year position (2019-2020 and 2020-2021). 2020-2021 school year is dependent upon receipt of continued grand funding. Minimum AA in Early Childhood Education or related field, EEC Preschool certified. 37.50 hours a week/full year. Salary Range:  $16.90-$17.85/hour (includes full year differential).

Qualified multi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.  Excellent benefits, training, supervision and collaborative work environment.

 

Send Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF only) to hselpad224@communityaction.us include the position and location you are interested in on the email subject line.

SUBSTITUTES

(Franklin, Hampshire & West Hampden counties)

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Head Start program seeks enthusiastic substitutes and temporary 1:1 educators who are interested in gaining experience in the field of early childhood education. Minimum qualifications include having some experience with children 0-5, with EEC certification preferred. Salary range: $12.75-14.00.

 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to hselpad224@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 $13.25/hour.  Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory Early Education & Care Background Record Check (BRC) investigation.

 

Please send letter of interest and resume to hselpad1219@communityaction.us with "Substitute Cook"  in the subject line.

WIC

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Youth Programs

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

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 37.5 hrs. /wk.  Seeking dynamic, experienced, organized workforce development professional to provide recruitment, eligibility verification, case management, job/internship placement and group job readiness training to youth.

 
Candidate must be reliable, engaging, professional, and have strong collaboration skills to work with multiple service providers. Prior experience working with individuals with barriers to employment strongly preferred.  CORI, safe driving record, reliable car required.  Travel throughout Hampshire County and Franklin County.  


Excellent benefits—health, dental, retirement and paid time off. Strong team, positive work environment, excellent training. $16.79-$17.81 depending on qualifications.


Email a cover letter and resume to caad91021@communityaction.us

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Click here to view job description.

 

37.5 hrs./wk.  Seeking dynamic, experienced, organized workforce development professional to provide individual job readiness training, job/internship placement and retention services to court involved youth and adults. 

 

Candidate must be reliable, engaging, professional, and have strong collaboration skills to work with multiple service providers. Prior experience working with individuals with barriers to employment strongly preferred.  Bilingual (Spanish/English) required.  CORI, safe driving record, reliable car required.  Considerable travel throughout Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden County.  


Excellent benefits—health, dental, retirement and paid time off. Strong team, positive work environment, excellent training. $16.79-$17.81 depending on qual., plus $0.50 bilingual differential.  


Email cover letter and resume to caad91021@communityaction.us

 

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


AA/EOE/ADA

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