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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


  • Early Head Start Teacher – Marion and Meade County

    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

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Send resume to Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc. Head Start Program Attention: EHS Teacher, P.O. Box 830 Lebanon KY 40033 or email your resume to Ann Pickerrell at ann.pickerrell@ckyhs.org. You can also download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to our central office at CKCAC ATTN:  Head Start, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

  • Bus Driver-Head Start – Various Locations Available

    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.

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Send resume to Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc. Head Start Program. Attention: Bus Driver, P.O. Box 830 Lebanon KY 40033. You can also download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to our central office at CKCAC ATTN:  Head Start, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

  • Nutrition Aide – Head Start – Marion County

    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. Normal work shifts: First (day).

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Mail resume to:

    CKCAC – Head Start

    Attn: Amy Hagan

    P.O. Box 830

    Lebanon KY 40033

    Or, e-mail resume/cover letter to amy.hagan@ckyhs.org by close of business on November 20, 2020.

    You can also download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to our central office at CKCAC Head Start, ATTN:  Amy Hagan, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

  • Instructional Assistant – Head Start – Various Locations Available

    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

    Normal work shift:  First (day)

    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.

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Please mail a resume/cover letter to Ann Pickerrell at CKCAC – Head Start, Attn:  Support Aide, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.  E-mail resume/cover letter to ann.pickerrell@ckyhs.org.  You can also download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to our central office at CKCAC – Head Start, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

  • Family Advocate – Head Start – Nelson County

    Description:

    Candidates for this position must have the skills and ability to assist families to improve self-sufficiency, obtain services to meet their needs and goals and meet the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards including Health, Knowledge of Child Health and Safety, Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment & Attendance. In addition, this individual will possess the ability to build partnerships with families, advocate for families and assist families to identify available resources to meet their needs and concerns.  Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or related field, or must obtain within 18 months of hiring a Family Development Credential.

    Requirements:

    Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or related field, or must obtain within 18 months of hiring a Family Development Credential.

    Applicants must hold a Regular Operator (Class D) driving license.

    Normal working days:  Weekdays

    Normal Working hours:  First (day)

    39 hours per week, Full time employment

    Leave benefits include paid holidays, vacation/Paid Time off, Sick and Medical

    Retirement benefits include pension plan and 401K

    Insurance Benefits include Dental, Health, Life, Disability, Health Savings and Vision

    Miscellaneous benefits include tuition assistance

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Mail resume/cover letter to CKCAC- Head Start, ATTN: Stephanie Harrison, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033 by close of business on November 9, 2020. E-mail resume/cover letter to stephanie.harrison@ckyhs.org by close of business on November 9, 2020. You can also download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to our central office at CKCAC ATTN:  Head Start, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

  • INTERIM CENTER MANAGER – Larue County & New Haven Head Start Centers

    Description:

    This job has the potential to become a permanent full-time position.

    Duties will include but are not limited to: Applies knowledge of current HS standards and agency policy and procedures. Deliver quality services to children and their families. Maintain a positive and productive work environment. Collect, analyze, organize and report accurate information. Uses sound financial practices. Safeguards agency property.

    Requirements:

    Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and will ensure that the mission and vision of the CKCAC Head Start is communicated and translated into the center’s daily activities. Applicants preferred to hold a Regular Operator Class D driving license.

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Please send cover letter and resume to Head Start Director Pam Smith at psmith@ckyhs.org or apply at the Lebanon/Marion County Career Center.  You can also download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to our central office at CKCAC ATTN:  Head Start, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

  • Congregate Meals Cook – Nelson County, Kentucky

    Description:

    MAIN OBJECTIVE:

    To maintain 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:

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    High school diploma or equivalent.  Experience cooking is preferred. Must have the aility 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.

    Category: Public

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

  • Congregate Meals Cooking Site Coordinator – Grayson County

    Description:

    MAIN OBJECTIVE:

    To maintain a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen while being responsible for supervising the preparation, cooking and serving the meal as directed by the approved menu.  To coordinate and supervise all activities and duties required by the Congregate Meals Program.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES:

    • Work with the Program Assistant to order the food items for the approved menus
    • Supervise the Preparation the meal adhering to the approved menu
    • Supervise to Ensure that food is hygienically stored and food storage areas are kept clean
    • Supervise the correct stock levels, ensuring stock rotation and ensuring all stock is clearly labeled as required
    • Supervise the high standard of hygiene and safety of all areas and equipment at all times
    • Assure that temperature logs for refrigerators and freezers are maintained
    • Assure that the Center adheres to the Food and Nutrition Guidelines at local, state and federal health guidelines during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.
    • Supervise the Cook and volunteers to assure that all job duties are performed to the high standard of the Center
    • Enter all data into SAMS computer system, submit timesheets and all reports in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Coordinates fund raising events
    • Other duties as assigned
    Requirements:

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    High school diploma or equivalent.  Computer skills required. 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.

    Category: Private

    How To Apply:

    Please complete this Employment Application and mail to ATTN:  Congregate Meals Cooking Site Coordinator, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033.

     

    Or, e-mail an application, cover letter, and resume to Tancy Morris at tmorris@ckcac.org.

  • Community Service Coordinator – Larue County

    Description:

    Workstation will be in Hodgenville.

    Duties: Contact low-income persons of low-income in the community to inform them of services available.  Assists families of low-income in securing benefits available to them.  Assists in all agency operations in the Larue County area.

    Benefits: health insurance single plan at minimal costs, life insurance, retirement, holidays, annual and sick leave.

    Requirements:

    Qualifications:  Must have ability to advocate and mobilize community services and communicate with private sector, civic groups, etc.  Ability to exercise sound judgment and arrive at a solid conclusion. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, enhanced computer skills and the ability to learn to operate the computer program for CSBG program activities.  Must be able to follow complex written and oral instructions. Must have a current driver’s license and access to automobile.  Must be free from communicable disease.  Pre-employment drug screening and background check required.

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Submit resume or Employment Application to Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Attn.: Community Services Coordinator, PO Box 830, Lebanon, KY 40033 by close of business Nov. 20, 2020.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    This project is funded, in part under a contract with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services with funds from the Community Services Block Grant of the US Department of Health and Human Services