Join Our Team


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


  • CKCATS Driver

    Description:

    Central Kentucky Community Action Transportation Services is seeking a qualified individual to provide safe transportation services for clients utilizing the agency’s transportation service. Individual will be required, but not limited to the following duties: Provide direct, personalized transportation service to enrolled participants, and assist, as necessary, participants with bundles and/or packages (not in excess of 15 lbs) to and from the vehicle, their residence and/or service destination in agency owned motor vehicle; Must establish and maintain effective relationships within the agency and the community; Must be able to work flexible hours as scheduling may vary daily; Report any problems and locale to the lead driver and/or dispatcher; Must be able to maintain vehicle cleanliness, inspections and logs daily.

    Requirements:

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

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Inquiries should download the following application or call (270) 692-2136 for more information. Driver Employment Application

  • Bus Driver-Head Start

    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.

  • 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 Rachael Thompson at rachael.thompson@ckyhs.org.

  • Community Services Coordinator – Grayson

    Description:

    Community Services Coordinator for the Grayson County area.  40 hrs/wk, salary negotiable.  Workstation will be in Leitchfield. 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 Grayson County area.

    Health insurance single plan at minimal costs, life insurance, retirement, holidays, annual and sick leave.

    Requirements:

    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 application to Central Kentucky CAC, Attn. Community Services Coordinator, PO Box 830, Lebanon, KY 40033

    Equal Opportunity Employer by close of business July 3, 2020.

  • Public Relations Manager

    Description:

    Gather facts about our organization and distribute them to the media. Create marketing materials about the organization for dissemination to the public. Perform jobs duties in a responsible nature, requiring initiative and considerable independent judgment in making decisions. Provide administrative assistance to other staff, as may be necessary

    Requirements:

    Develop the agency’s monthly Bulletin Report, mail reports and mailing list. Update as needed. Prepare for job advertisements, news releases, and legal ad for publication in newspapers, as requested. Fax/email information to newspapers and radio stations as noted. Establish and maintain a strong social media presence. Maintain agency’s website, including but not limited to, creating job posts, bid listings, newsletter articles and picture galleries.
    Establish a good working relationship with the media and the public and maintain those relationships by answering queries promptly. Become familiar and maintain proficient knowledge of organization’s history and programs. Identify grant funding opportunities for agency programs.
    Identify grant funding opportunities available because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Research, draft and submit proposals that help our organization’s programs receive grant funding. Collaborate with Executive Director and Program Directors to send funders newsletters and program updates. Maintain grant proposals in hard copies and computer databases. Assist in organizing special events, such as board meetings, award ceremonies and any other event put on by CKCAC. Inform the Public about all Board Meetings by sending Press Releases to the media. Work with Program Directors to collect all documents needed for Board Meetings.
    Put together the Board Meeting Agenda and send out to the Board, along with any other documents needed for the meetings. Attend all Board Meetings and record Board Meeting Minutes. Transcribe the Board Meeting Minutes and assure they are approved and signed. Receive visitors and callers in a professional manner: determine the nature of their interests and provide the information needed or direct them to the best source. On a daily basis pick up the mail in the morning and deliver mail in the afternoon at the local post office. Prepares all office mail for appropriate action, incoming and outgoing mail. Inclusive of logging, distribution, copying, etc.
    Maintain and update Proof of Vehicle Insurance for all employees. Maintains postage meter, fax machine and office copier. Maintain daily and monthly log reports to be provided to the Finance Department on a monthly basis. Assist the finance department with segregation of duties, including but not limited to, matching voucher checks to vouchers. Maintain administrative/personnel filing/medical files, including sorting files and filing appropriately. Purge the terminated files and transfer to storage filing cabinets. Maintain and update Personnel Orientation packets by program and job position. Become familiar and maintain an involved presence at community events. Additional job duties as assigned.

    Graduation from standard high school or GED, including or supplemented by training in business, administrative or computer related. At least one year experience of performing clerical duties in an office atmosphere. Experience in grant writing is a plus. Knowledge of office practices and procedures, experience in Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook. Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to maintain effective working relationship and other employees and the general public. Must have strong personality with the ability to plan work and carry though the completion with limited supervision. Willing to undertake additional duties that may be required on a periodic basis.

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Please email your cover letter, resume and references to Jane Claire Hupman at jane.hupman@ckcac.org by July 10th.

  • Nutrition Aide – Elizabethtown Head Start

    Description:

    Serve prepared food (breakfast, lunch and snack). Order food and supplies. Rotate stock by dates,. Complete necessary paperwork for food program. Clean and Sanitize serving dishes, utensils. Clean and sanitize dining tables, floors and kitchen area. 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. 35 hours per week. Normal work shifts: First (day).

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Mail resume to CKCAC – Head Start P.O. Box 830 Lebanon KY 40033 Attn: Nutrition Aide

  • Head Start – Maintenance

    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.

    Responsibilities: 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:

    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.

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Please send all resumes, cover letters, and references to Rachael Thompson at: Rachael.thompson@ckyhs.org by close of business day July 17, 2020.

  • Head Start – Computer Software and Data Technician

    Description:

    Central Kentucky Head Start is seeking to hire a skilled and reliable Computer Software/ Data Technician to join our team. A motivated individual to know software used in the Head Start program, train staff on software being used and collect data to inform our program decision making process.

    The Computer Software Technician will manage, monitor, and ensure all systems are running efficiently. The ideal candidate will possess superior problem-solving skills, extensive technical knowledge, strong communication skills, good task management and critical thinking skills. They will enhance systems efficiency. Monitor and improve software, provide timely technical support while also teaching staff how to use all software to the best of its ability including data.

    Responsibilities: Must be able to work independently.Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively. Must be proficient in Excel, Microsoft 365, Outlook, Microsoft Word, Website applications. Must be able to study and know current software for programming in Child Plus, AIM, eDeca, Smart Sheets. Must be able to train staff as a group and individually. Must be able to identify and troubleshoot problems with software. Other duties as required.

    Requirements:

    Requirements: Minimum two-year degree in Computer Science, Information Science or equivalent required. Minimum two years’ experience with software preferred. Combination of experience and Degree. Extensive knowledge of computer software. Superior working knowledge of computer systems.

    Category: Public

    How To Apply:

    Please send all resumes, cover letters, and references to Rachael Thompson at: Rachael.thompson@ckyhs.org by close of business day July 17, 2020.