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We’re always seeking new talent in a variety of positions. If you are looking for a rewarding career that also benefits your community, then consider joining our team. We offer career opportunities in a variety of fields, including early education, transportation, employment services, administration and more. Current employment openings can be found below. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYER OPPORTUNITY

CURRENT OPENINGS


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Central Office
Community Services
Employment Services
Family Advocacy
Head Start
Home Energy
Nutritional Resources
Senior Support
Transportation

Maintenance Worker

Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, & Washington County
  • Head Start

Description:

Central Kentucky Head Start is seeking to hire a skilled and reliable Maintenance person to join our team. You will be responsible for all upkeep and repair duties including maintaining green spaces, identifying the need for repairs, responding and organizing maintenance requests, and servicing company equipment as needed.

To be an effective maintenance person, you will be skilled and hard-working, with outstanding problem-solving abilities. Skillful hands, good physical stamina, and strong technical knowledge are important parts of the successful candidates’ talents.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Perform basic tasks including painting and filling crevices, clean facilities and managing maintenance repairs.

  • Perform repairs on company machinery, equipment or appliances.
  • Detect and report the need for major maintenance repairs.
  • Regularly check community spaces to identify issues with litter, mechanical failure or breakdowns.
  • Respond to clients’ maintenance requests in a timely and professional manner.
  • Be able to refer out needed repairs, after fixing soft repairs
  • Maintain the cleanliness of outside spaces such as parking lots and sidewalks.
  • Oversee the sprinkler system and trash containers on the company premises.
  • Conduct performance assessments of company appliances, such as refrigerators, microwaves, stoves, ovens, and coffee makers.
  • Other duties as needed
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification required.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ working experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to work with hardware tools and power equipment.
  • Extremely organized with good communication skills.
  • Detail-orientated with an aptitude for problem-solving.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to work independently and in team settings
  • Basic computer skills

 


How To Apply:

Please submit resume/cover letter to careers@ckcac.org by close of business March 26, 2021. Or, mail an Employment Application to Human Resources, ATTN:  Maintenance Worker, 332 Hood Avenue, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.  The employment application may also be scanned and sent to careers@ckcac.org.

In-Home Worker for the Community Collaboration for Children Program

Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson & Washington County
  • Family Advocacy

Description:

Works with families to advocate for the best interest of the child for an approximate 8 to 12-week time period using techniques in the areas of child development, age appropriate behavior, positive approaches to discipline, communication skills building, mutual trust and increasing self-esteem. Workers follow guidelines of the curriculum and assessments used in interventions. CKCAC uses nationally research-based curriculums that detail the above-mentioned techniques. Worker will also consult and collaborate with referring agencies and other community partners providing services to the family. The in-home worker will use preventative measures or techniques to redirect any potential for crisis/or conflict that occurs in an effort to enhance positive interaction. The in-home worker will assist the family in locating community resources as needed. The in-home worker must maintain confidentiality at all times and produce written documentation of all contact with the family or on their behalf in a case record governed by federal regulations. Must attend Regional Network Meetings several times a year.

Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age.  Must have a valid drivers license. Must have Bachelor’s Degree in the area of Family and Human Services or a related field.  Must be able to work 40 hours per week.  Must maintain appropriate and adequate communication with the CCC Program Director who will be working as the direct supervisor for this position.  Must have computer skills sufficient for entering federally required data.  Full-time employees are eligible for all benefits including retirement, insurance, paid holidays, etc.


How To Apply:

Please send a cover letter/resume to careers@ckcac.org by April 2 or until the position is filled.  You may also e-mail an Employment Application or mail to Human Resources, Attn:  CCC Program, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

Transportation Specialist 2 – Wheelchairs Driver

Marion County
  • Transportation

Description:

To provide safe transportation services for clients utilizing the agency’s transportation service. Responsible for maintaining accurate service and van records and safe operation of agency vehicles.

This is a full time job with insurance and retirement benefits.

 

Requirements:

Must be 21 year of age.  Must have high school diploma or equivalent; must possess a high degree of proficiency in reading and writing. Must understand complete instructions for reports and ability to read maps and learn service area. Must possess a KY driver’s license and have access to an automobile. Ability to relate to target population. Good physical health and able to push, pull, and assist wheelchair clients. No disabilities that might impair vision, health, and endanger passengers as evidences by DOT Medical Examiners Certificate. Criminal background check required; freedom from illegal drug use as evidences by DOT/FTA drug testing.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


How To Apply:

Please send a cover letter/resume or Employment Application to careers@ckcac.org. Or, mail to Attn: Transportation Specialist, PO Box 830, Lebanon, KY 40033.  All applications must be received by close of business on April 2, 2021.

Congregate Meals Cook

Nelson County
  • Nutritional Resources
  • Senior Support

Description:

Maintains a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen while being responsible for the preparation, cooking and serving the meal as directed by the approved menu.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Prepare the meal adhering to the approved menu
  • Ensure food is hygienically stored and food storage areas are kept clean
  • Maintaining correct stock levels, ensuring stock rotation and ensuring all stock is clearly labeled as required
  • Maintain high standard of hygiene and safety at all times through daily cleaning of area and equipment
  • Maintain the kitchen and kitchen equipment
  • Maintain temperature logs for refrigerators and freezers
  • Ensure that all utensils are washed appropriately
  • Adhere to the Food and Nutrition Guidelines at local, state and federal health guidelines during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.
  • Ensure the effective and regular waste materials to the designated waste (trash) area.
Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience cooking is preferred. Must have the ability to understand written and/or oral instructions and be able to follow through with tasks. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and relate well with others. Must have the ability to work with elderly participants and be understanding of their needs. Must be able to keep accurate records.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


How To Apply:

To apply for this job, please complete this Employment Application and return to ATTN:  Congregate Meals Program, 332 Hood Avenue, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

You may also send a resume, cover letter and completed application to careers@ckcac.org.

All inquiries regarding this position or the status of hiring for this position should be directed to Tancy Morris at 270-756-5668 .

Instructional Assistant – Head Start – Various Locations Available

Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson & Washington County
  • Head Start

Description:

The Head Start Instructional Assistant helps in planning and establishing a learning environment and with implementing a daily program fro child development activities designed to meet the individual needs of each child in the classroom.  The Instructional Assistant coordinates with other component staff to involve parents in education activities to enhance their role as the prime educator of their children.  The instructional Assistant  assists with planned structured activities and active supervision for pre-school age children participating in the program.  Activities associated with the jo include implementing lesson plans using Frog Street Curriculum, conducting two Parent/Teacher Conferences per year, two home visits per year, participating in and assisting with staff training activities and ensuring the thorough and timely completion of children’s classroom records.

Normal working days:  Weekdays
This is a full-time position.
Hourly “non-exempt” position.

Requirements:

Applicants preferred to at least have a High School diploma/GED/or equivalent. Criminal check and pre-employment screenings are required.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


How To Apply:

Download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to  CKCAC, Attn:  Support Aide, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

 

You may also e-mail your information to careers@ckcac.org.

Nutrition Aide

Hardin County
  • Head Start
  • Nutritional Resources

Description:

Serve prepared food (breakfast, lunch and snack). Order food and supplies. Rotate stock by dates. Complete necessary paperwork for food program. Give breaks to teaching staff and assist in classrooms if needed as time allows. Attend and compete required trainings. Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware. Keep records of the quantities of food used. Remove trash and clean kitchen garbage containers. Scrape leftovers from dishes into garbage containers. Take and record temperature of food and food storage areas such as refrigerators and freezers. Vacuum dining area and sweep and mop kitchen floor.

Requirements:

Applicants preferred to have at least a High school diploma/GED or equivalent. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. 35 hours per week.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


How To Apply:

Download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to our Central Office with a resume and cover letter to CKCAC Head Start, ATTN: Nutrition Aide, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

You may also e-mail your information to careers@ckcac.org.

Bus Driver-Head Start – Various Locations Available

Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson & Washington County
  • Head Start
  • Transportation

Description:

Bus Drivers for Head Start.  Responsible for transporting children and maintaining bus records.

Requirements:

MUST have a Class A CDL Driving License with Passenger Transportation and School Bus Endorsements and have at least a high school diploma or GED. Criminal check and pre-employment screenings are required.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


How To Apply:

Send resume/cover letter/  Head Start Employment packet  to CKCAC, ATTN:  Head Start, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.  You may also e-mail your information to careers@ckcac.org.

Early Head Start Teacher

Marion & Meade County
  • Head Start

Description:

The EHS teacher plans and establishes a learning environment in a manner that promotes safety and learning in a cheerful environment. Implements daily routines and experiences with intentionally planned activities that meet all component areas of EHS, school readiness goals, as well as, meet the individual needs of each child in the classroom through child/adult interactions. The EHS teacher is flexible with daily routines and schedules to capture “nurturing and teachable moments”.  The EHS teacher will coordinate with other component staff to involve parents in education activities to enhance their role as the prime educator of their children. The EHS teacher provides flexible education activities for infants and/or toddlers to help develop positive self-esteem and experience success while participating in the program. Develops a sense of teamwork with co-workers in all activities, including housekeeping, diapering/toileting training and meal service. The EHS teacher possess skills with knowledge and experience working with infants and toddlers, child development, classroom/time management, active supervision, organization and communication. Activities associated with the job include supervision and providing leadership and guidance to EHS specialist and volunteers, voicing recommendations regarding education curricula and assessment and implementation of program policies and procedures to ensure compliance with governing regulations including all Federal Performance Standards, CLASS, ITERS and ALL STARS. Preparing, posting and implementing lesson plans using Frog Street Press Curriculum, observing, assessing, and documenting each child’s health, skills, behavior, growth and development using AIM and ChildPlus, conduct two Parent/Teacher conferences per year, two home visits per year, participating in and assisting with staff training activities and ensuring the thorough and timely completion of children’s classroom records.

Requirements:

Must have an Associates or Bachelor’s in ECE or IECE or equivalent.  Preferred Infant Toddler CDA.  Criminal check and pre-employment screenings are required.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


How To Apply:

Download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to Central Office  with a resume/cover letter to CKCAC, Attn:  Support Aide, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.  You may also e-mail your information to careers@ckcac.org.

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